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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi is a Creamer Media Contributing Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Municipalities improve on underspending in 2020/21

10th September 2021 The National Treasury has noted, in a preliminary quarterly report, that municipalities spent 91.9% of the total adjusted expenditure budget that was afforded to local government in the 2020/21 financial year. Municipalities spent R446-billion of the allocated R485-billion for the financial... 

World Gold Council members on board for TCFD reporting

10th September 2021 The World Gold Council (WGC) has announced that all 33 gold miners it represents globally have committed to reporting their positions and progress on climate-related risks, in line with the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The TCFD recommendations and reporting... 

Ionic lays out immediate priorities for Makuutu project

10th September 2021 ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths CEO Tim Harrison has told Mining Weekly about the company’s main priorities for the remainder of this year and 2022, before making a final mining decision on the Makuutu rare earths project, in Uganda. Harrison listed these as being validation test work on the... 

Botswana has big opportunity to harness solar, wind resources

10th September 2021 A new report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) has confirmed that Botswana has considerable opportunity to enhance its domestic energy security and increase access to modern energy services. The agency says the country’s significant wind and solar resources, as well... 

Kamoa extends power financing pact with SNEL

10th September 2021 Kamoa Copper and its sister company, Ivanhoe Mines Energy, has extended its financing agreement with the State-owned power utility in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), La Société Nationale d' Électricité (SNEL), for the upgrade of a major turbine at the Inga II hydropower plant. The... 

Investec lists on A2X

9th September 2021 Asset manager Investec and Investec Limited have been approved for secondary listings on A2X Markets.  Investec is an Anglo-South African international banking and wealth management group listed on the JSE and the LSE, while Investec Limited is listed on the JSE, as well as the Botswana and... 

Alrosa commits to collaboration with DRC State miner

9th September 2021 Russian diamond miner Alrosa has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) State-owned diamond miner Societé minière de Bakwanga (MIBA) to increase their collaboration. The MoU defines areas of mutual interest and the potential for cooperation in the... 

Tshipi declares R88m interim distribution

9th September 2021 ASX-listed Jupiter Mines has advised that the board of Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining has declared a dividend of R88-million for the first half of the 2022 financial year, of which R41.7-million is due to Jupiter. Jupiter says it will also receive R33-million in marketing profits.  

Four-day liquor retail rule doing more harm than good, study finds

9th September 2021 A study by the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) and the Liquor Traders Association of South Africa (LTASA) has found that the ongoing trade restrictions on retail liquor stores in South Africa are unjustifiable, discriminatory and uncompetitive. The restrictions, which mean retail... 

Fuel cell maker says China is an increasingly promising market for hydrogen

8th September 2021 Hydrogen fuel cell maker Refire sees strong potential for fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) growth in China, particularly as the new energy vehicle (NEV) industry will expand under the country’s 2060 carbon neutral directive. According to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM)... 


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