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Marleny Arnoldi

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Infrastructure South Africa drafting 25-year National Infrastructure Plan

17th September 2020 Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille has confirmed that a single entry point for all the projects in the country's Infrastructure Investment Plan will be created, through an entity called Infrastructure South Africa (ISA). ISA will be at arm’s length from the Department of... 

Glencore admits deal to buy South African strategic crude oil reserves was invalid

17th September 2020 The Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) has reached an in-principle agreement with diversified miner Glencore to reverse the 2015 sale of South Africa's strategic crude oil reserves. Glencore has agreed that the sale of the three-million barrels of oil was invalid, after first challenging the matter with... 

IronRidge hits high-grade gold mineralisation at Zaranou targets

17th September 2020 Aim-listed IronRidge Resources has reported additional high-grade drilling results from the second phase of its drilling programme at the Zaranou gold project, in Côte d'Ivoire. The Zaranou area is along strike from significant operating gold mines including the five-million-ounce Chirano,... 

Creecy shares strides govt has made in circular economy efforts

17th September 2020 Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy says government understands how green industries can open up new possibilities for development and create much-needed jobs in South Africa. Delivering a keynote address at the Waste Khoro 2020 event, which was held virtually on... 

Economy breathes welcome sigh for Level 1, while alcohol, travel industries remain aggrieved

17th September 2020 With President Cyril Ramaphosa having announced the move to a Level 1 lockdown for South Africa, effective September 20, positive reactions have been streaming in from all spheres of the economy, but grievances around weekend alcohol sales, the curfew and only partially reopened borders remain.... 

Altus secures royalty, upfront and future payment agreements for Côte d'Ivoire gold projects

16th September 2020 TSX-V- and Aim-listed Altus Strategies has signed purchase and sales, and net smelter return royalty (NSR), agreements with TSX-V-listed Stellar Africa Gold. This relates to Altus selling its 100% interest in Aeos Resources, which, through a Ivorian subsidiary named Aucrest, owns the Prikro and... 

Minerals Council publishes second field guide on Covid-19 safety behaviour

16th September 2020 The Mineral Council South Africa on September 16 launched its Beyond the Mine Gate Field Guide. The guide is aimed at empowering employees in the sector as agents of change, by promoting and supporting healthy and safe behaviour within communities.  

Super Group posts 91c loss a share

15th September 2020 Transport logistics and mobility company Super Group says the company’s trading in the year ended June 30 had been significantly impacted on by lockdown restrictions applied in Australia, Germany, Spain, South Africa and the UK. CEO Peter Mountford says the impact of Covid-19 on revenue was... 

Solarise Africa welcomes third investor backing clean energy projects in Africa

15th September 2020 Pan-African energy leasing company Solarise Africa has landed a further $10-million investment to drive Africa’s clean energy expansion. The company’s Series B investment round welcomed French development finance institution Proparco, alongside existing investors, investment firm Energy Access... 

Windaba to be hosted virtually, offer online business platform

15th September 2020 The yearly Windaba conference will take place virtually this year on October 26 and 27. The renewable energy sector and its stakeholders will also gather on the Windaba 2020 Virtual Marketplace platform to unpack the role of the industry in the energy transition for the decade ahead.  


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