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Donna Slater

Donna Slater

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Tennant Group concludes BBBEE deal

9th September 2020 Financial services company Tennant Group has concluded its first broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) transaction with KDI Capital Partners, which will result in it becoming majority black-owned. This BBBEE transaction enables strong growth opportunities for the Tennant Group across... 

B4SA welcomes TERS extension

9th September 2020 Business for South Africa (B4SA) has welcomed Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi’s decision to further extend the Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS), operated by the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), to September 15. Earlier in September, Nxesi said that with the lockdown for some... 

RMB/BER business confidence index rebounds in line with eased Covid-19 restrictions

9th September 2020 After falling from 18 to an all-time low of five in the second quarter, the Rand Merchant Bank (RMB)/Bureau for Economic Research (BER) business confidence index (BCI) rebounded to 24 in the third quarter. However, the BER states that, from such a low base, when the strictest of the Alert Level... 

China possesses huge gemstone potential – Gemfields

9th September 2020 Gemstone miner Gemfields, which operates the Kagem mine, in Zambia, and the Montepuez ruby mine, in Mozambique, has identified “huge potential” to market Zambia’s responsibly-sourced emeralds to consumers in China, the miner reveals in its first report on coloured gemstones in China. The report,... 

IronRidge starts Phase 3 drilling at Zaranou gold project

9th September 2020 Africa-focussed minerals exploration company IronRidge Resources has started its third phase drilling programme within the Zaranou gold project area in Côte d’Ivoire, with about 50 000 m of drilling planned. The licence borders with Ghana and is along strike from significant operating gold mines... 

FMF appoints chairperson and deputy

9th September 2020 The Free Market Foundation (FMF) has elected Lawrence Mavundla chairperson during its first meeting of the new board following its election at the FMF annual general meeting on July 29. He is supported by deputy chairperson Johanna McDowall.  

Xtract’s Eureka exploration confirms strike extension

8th September 2020 Exploration pitting works at Xtract Resources’ Eureka copper/gold deposit, in Zambia, has confirmed earlier modelling of a strike extension to the northwest. Earlier three-dimensional modelling on the Eureka main pit copper/gold deposit suggested that the mineralisation might extend towards the... 

Armadale submits Esia for Tanzanian graphite project

8th September 2020 Aim-listed investment group Armadale Capital has submitted the environmental- and social-impact assessment (Esia) for its Mahenge Liandu graphite project in south-east Tanzania to the National Environment Management Council (NEMC) of Tanzania.
 The Esia application for the project was submitted... 

juwi sponsors employee’s 7 000 km solo Atlantic rowing endeavour

8th September 2020 Departing in December, Capetonian Zirk Botha – a former naval combat officer and adventure racer – will undertake a 7 000 km solo rowing trip from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil, with renewable energy company juwi Renewable Energies South Africa sponsoring his feat. Botha, who also works... 

Aspen concludes sales agreement for thrombosis business

8th September 2020 Pharmaceuticals manufacturer Aspen’s wholly-owned Mauritius-incorporated subsidiary Aspen Global Incorporated (AGI) has concluded an agreement in terms of which Mylan Ireland will acquire the commercialisation rights and related intellectual property of Aspen’s Thrombosis business in Europe for... 


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