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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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Sasol, CEF partner on gas development in South Africa

7th September 2021 Petrochemicals company Sasol and the Central Energy Fund (CEF) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the development of gas solutions in South Africa. This agreement brings together two of the country’s pioneers in the gas industry that possess deep experience in... 

Kamoa-Kakula nears completion of Phase 1 ramp-up

7th September 2021 TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines and Zijin Mining Group’s joint Kamoa-Kakula project, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, produced 14 815 t of copper in August, bringing the year-to-date production to more than 36 700 t. The company is ramping up the mine’s 3.8-million-tonne-a-year Phase 1... 

Platinum jewellery demand held up well in the second quarter

7th September 2021 The latest Platinum Jewellery Business Review, published by Platinum Guild International (PGI), shows that platinum jewellery remains resilient amid a still challenging situation in retail in most markets. Particularly, PGI reports that branded collections are doing well, despite headwinds from... 

DTIC establishes metering association

7th September 2021 The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) has established the South African Metering Industry Association (Samia). Since the designation of both residential electricity and water meters have created employment, and has benefited component manufacturing industries, the DTIC... 

Latest Competition Commission report unpacks Covid’s impact on food markets

7th September 2021 The Competition Commission has released its latest ‘Essential Food Pricing Monitoring’ report, which focused on tracking the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the corresponding economic crisis on food markets. The report reveals a clear drop in farmer numbers and an increase in concentration... 

Imperial reports healthy full-year earnings growth, but withholds dividend

7th September 2021 JSE-listed Imperial Logistics’ restructuring and simplifying efforts since 2019 have contributed to it reporting an operating profit of R2.3-billion and basic headline earnings per share (HEPS) of 334c for the financial year ended June 30. This compares with an operating profit of R1.4-billion... 

Balwin initiates BEE deal

6th September 2021 JSE-listed Balwin Properties has received shareholder approval for the implementation of a black economic empowerment (BEE) transaction. CEO Steve Brookes says he haS been working on a suitable empowerment transaction since the company’s listing on the JSE early in 2016, and is delighted about... 

Engie partners with Scatec for PV support at mine-based hydrogen plant

6th September 2021 Renewable energy company Scatec has signed a two-year lease agreement with Engie to provide a mobile plug-and-play solar photovoltaic (PV) plant at its hydrogen production plant at Anglo American Platinum’s Mokalakwena mine, in Limpopo. Scatec launched its Release by Scatec service in September... 

Local world-record rower joins Solar Capital as South Africa country manager

6th September 2021 Renewable energy company Solar Capital has appointed the Row2Rio ocean rower Zirk Botha country manager of its South African operations. Solar Capital is a subsidiary of the Phelan Energy Group.  

Tirupati brings Vatomina flake graphite project online

6th September 2021 London-listed Tirupati Graphite has commissioned its first of four 9 000 t/y flake graphite modules at the Vatomina project, in Madagascar. This brings the company’s total production capacity in Madagascar to 12 000 t/y and keeps it on track to achieve its target capacity of 84 000 t/y by 2024.  


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