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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi is a Creamer Media Senior Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Commission asks for maximum penalty against hygienic goods maker

22nd July 2020 The Competition Commission has referred to the Competition Tribunal, for prosecution, Johannesburg-based wholesale distributor and manufacturer of medical productions, LevTrade International, trading as Burnshield, for alleged excessive pricing. The commission says its investigation has found... 

Labour department commits R100m to small business support

22nd July 2020 The Department of Employment and Labour has committed to provide R104-million, through the Unemployment Insurance Fund, to Productivity South Africa (Productivity SA). Employment and Labour Deputy Minister Boitumelo Moloi confirmed during a virtual budget vote that the funds would be used to... 

Katoro sets financing consideration deadline at end-September

21st July 2020 Aim-listed Katoro Gold and its joint venture (JV) partners in the Blyvoor gold tailings project have agreed a strategy and associated deadlines for securing project financing. Katoro will seek to complete the project financing, sufficient to fund the construction and commissioning of a... 

Northam completes first phase of raise-bore drilling for third Zondereinde shaft

21st July 2020 JSE-listed Northam Platinum, together with Master Drilling, has successfully completed a record raise-bore pilot hole for the planned Number 3 Shaft at the Zondereinde mine. The new shaft system will provide additional access from surface to the underground workings for hoisting of men,... 

Zutari geared with creative, collaborative approaches for infrastructure-led recovery in Africa

21st July 2020 After demerging from the global engineering and advisory brand Aurecon on January 1, Aurecon Africa has emerged as Africa’s newest engineering consultancy and is now called Zutari. Zutari CEO Dr Gustav Rohde says that although it is a “new” company, it is really one of the oldest in the industry... 

Balwin secures property in Mooikloof after years of negotiation

21st July 2020 JSE-listed Balwin Properties has concluded a sale agreement with Century Property Developments, in terms of which it will buy a portion of the Farm Rietfontein 375 property, in Mooikloof, Pretoria East. Balwin has been negotiating with the seller for the last five years to acquire an area of... 

Resolute’s Mako mine gains additional 900 000 oz in updated mine plan

20th July 2020 ASX-listed Resolute Mining has published an updated life-of-mine plan for the Mako gold mine, in Senegal. The updated plan envisions a 39% increase in output compared with the prior mine plan – from 890 000 oz over a seven-year mine life to 1.24-million ounces over a nine-year mine life, to... 

Transnet Freight Rail introduces decentralised operational model

20th July 2020 Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) has introduced a new operating model that will bring about greater efficiencies for customers, it says. The model has decentralised key responsibilities to ensure a more responsive rail freight network that is better equipped to service the South African economy.  

Fasken helps junior mining desk with flow-through shares submission to govt

20th July 2020 Mining law firm Fasken is helping the Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior and Emerging Miner’s Desk compile a submission to the National Treasury regarding the introduction of a local tax incentive. The local tax incentive is based on the Canadian flow-through shares (FTS) model, proposing... 

Capitec CEO awarded USB Alumnus of the Year

20th July 2020 Capitec CEO Gerrie Fourie was been named Alumnus of the Year 2019 by the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB). The award is reportedly the highest honour given to alumni of the university on behalf of the Alumni Association.  

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