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Donna Slater

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Caledonia appoints new independent nonexec director

23rd February 2021 Gold miner Caledonia Mining Corporation, which owns and operates the Blanket mine, in Zimbabwe, has appointed Geralda Wildschutt as independent nonexecutive director with effect from February 23. Caledonia chairperson Leigh Wilson says Wildschutt has significant experience of working in Africa,... 

Super Group increases revenue with marginal profit boost

22nd February 2021 Reflecting strong sales performances in its supply chain businesses in Europe and its dealerships in the UK, JSE-listed transport logistics and mobility group Super Group’s revenue increased by 5.8% to R20-billion for the six months ended December 31, 2020. The group’s operating profit increased... 

Harmony appoints new nonexec director, technical committee member

22nd February 2021 Gold miner Harmony Gold Mining Company has appointed Peter Turner as independent nonexecutive director and a technical committee member with effect from February 19. Harmony chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe says Turner’s extensive experience in openpit and deep-level underground gold mining... 

Worst listed property year on record impacts Redefine’s distributable income

22nd February 2021 JSE-listed real estate investment trust Redefine has reported a decrease in distributable income of 51.50c a share, or 49%, for the financial year ended August 31, 2020, which the company described as the “worst year in history for listed property”. Total revenue, which grew by 4.1% in the year... 

National road toll tariffs to increase March 1

22nd February 2021 The Department of Transport has announced new toll tariffs for South Africa’s national roads following Minister Fikile Mbalula’s approval and recommendation by the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral). The adjustments are done yearly, in line with the consumer price index (CPI)... 

SSC disputes Vantage’s plan to self-fund reopening of Lily, Barbrook mines

19th February 2021 Minerals investment company the SSC Group says it will be up to the creditors and affected persons to ultimately decide the way forward for the Lily and Barbrook mines, and not the current owner, Vantage Goldfields. This follows after Vantage CEO Mike McChesney’s recent comments that neither of... 

Ocean energy fund expected to boost sector

19th February 2021 Ocean energy professional network Ocean Energy Europe (OEE) has appointed risk and insurance consultancy Renewable Risk Advisers to carry out the design of a brand new European and European Union-funded insurance fund for the ocean energy sector as part of the OceanSET project. The project is... 

Harmony expects to report up to 340% rise in interim profit

19th February 2021 JSE-listed Harmony Gold Mining Company expects, with a reasonable degree of certainty, that its net profit for the six months ended December 31, 2020, will be between R5.7-billion and R5.9-billion. This is between 325% and 339% higher year-on-year. 

Mining right granted for PTM’s Waterberg project

19th February 2021 South Africa's Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has granted a mining right for TSX- and NYSE-listed Platinum Group Metals’ (PTM's) Waterberg project. The project is located on the Northern Limb of the Bushveld Complex in South Africa, about 85 km north of the town of Mokopane. 

Business gears up to support mass-vaccination campaign despite variant setback

19th February 2021 While government’s belated, yet accelerating, efforts to secure enough doses of an effective Covid-19 vaccine to begin a phased mass vaccination roll-out gathers momentum, several business organisations are finalising their plans to support the endeavour – one that is seen as crucial for creating... 


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