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Marleny Arnoldi

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Afarak notes quarterly decline in output, particularly ferroalloys

29th April 2021 LSE- and Nasdaq-listed Afarak Group has reported a 50.6% decline in production for the first quarter of this year, to 37 000 t, owing to reduced mining activity at its South African mines in line with lower market prices and demand. Production in the first quarter of last year totalled 76 405 t.  

Kinross redeems $500m senior notes

29th April 2021 TSX- and NYSE-listed gold miner Kinross Gold has announced it will redeem all of its outstanding senior notes due September 1 this year, which amount to $500-million. The redemption date has been set for June 1.  

Sasol expects to narrow full-year headline loss

29th April 2021 Petrochemicals giant Sasol says it expects to report at least a 20% year-on-year improvement in headline earnings a share for the financial year ending June 30. It had posted a headline loss a share of R11.79 for the year ended June 30, 2020.  

Sherritt posts 602% increase in adjusted earnings

29th April 2021 TSX-listed nickel and cobalt refiner Sherritt International Corporation has maintained a strong performance throughout the first quarter of the year, ending it with improved output from the Moa joint venture, a C$5-million reduction in debt and its highest earnings in almost three years. The... 

Mag Silver expects Juanicipio processing plant commissioning in fourth quarter

29th April 2021 Canadian mining company Mag Silver reports that the Juanicipio project, in Mexico, produced 462 321 oz of silver and 697 oz of gold in the first quarter of this year. Of this, 203 421 oz of silver and 307 oz of gold are attributable to Mag, which holds a 44% stake in the project, alongside... 

Freezing weather dampens output slightly from Imperial’s Red Chris project

29th April 2021 TSX-listed Imperial Metals Corporation has reported lower quarter-on-quarter production from the Red Chris copper/gold project, in British Columbia, for the first quarter of this year, owing to a major power outage during a winter weather event experienced in February. The company explains in... 

Teck posts triple-digit first-quarter profit growth

28th April 2021 Canadian diversified miner Teck Resources says a solid first quarter operational performance and higher commodity prices contributed to a good start to this year for the company. CEO Don Lindsay reports that the company achieved major milestones on its priority projects, including surpassing... 

Eskom partners with Msunduzi municipality to rebuild technical, admin capacities

28th April 2021 State-owned power utility Eskom has entered into an active partnership agreement with the Msunduzi municipality, in KwaZulu-Natal, whereby Eskom has been appointed as network maintenance services agent. Eskom will also assist the municipality with capacity building and skills transfer.  

Pallinghurst co-founder Gilbertson retires

28th April 2021 Private equity investor Pallinghurst Group has announced the retirement of chairperson and co-founder Brian Gilbertson. Gilbertson, Arne Frandsen and Andrew Willis founded the battery materials investment company in 2006.  

First Quantum achieves record quarterly output from Cobre Panama

28th April 2021 TSX-listed First Quantum Minerals has recorded net earnings attributable to shareholders of $142-million, or $0.21 apiece, for the quarter ended March 31. This while generating cash flow from operating activities of $743-million.  


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