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Martin Creamer

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High-flying Gold Fields' profit soars, half-year dividend up

20th August 2020 Covid notwithstanding, gold mining company Gold Fields saw its profit soar in the six months to June 30 and the half-year dividend declared equated to last year’s full-year dividend. The Johannesburg- and New York-listed company, headed by CEO Nick Holland, announced attributable profit for the... 

Electra Mining Africa 2020 going digital with Connect – and it’s free of charge

20th August 2020 The Electra Mining Africa Connect week will enable exhibitors to promote their products and services free of charge alongside industry-related informative webinars, media activations and product showcase opportunities from September 7 to 11. For the first time in 48 years, Electra Mining Africa... 

SADC has potential to export hydrogen into trillion dollar market – German Ministry

18th August 2020 The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is well positioned as a potential exporter of green hydrogen into in a trillion dollar market, Energy and Green Hydrogen Technologies head of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) Dr Christoph Roevekamp said on Tuesday.... 

Technology and sustainability are inextricably linked, says Kumba tech head

18th August 2020 Technology and sustainability go hand-in-hand, says Kumba Iron Ore technical and projects executive head Glen Mc Gavigan. “In my view, you can’t separate the two,” he adds. Kumba, which has been mining iron-ore at Sishen for the last 40 years and which opened a new mine at Kolomela in 2008, has... 

Encouraging exploration would deliver enormous opportunities for SA – Bristow

17th August 2020 Encouraging exploration in South Africa would deliver enormous opportunities, says Barrick Gold president and CEO Dr Mark Bristow, a world leader in exploration success. Bristow was commenting on the call for mining exploration to be encouraged, made last month by the economic transformation... 

Orion sees N Cape as ‘dripping roast’ as Prieska project declared 'shovel ready'

17th August 2020 Orion Minerals CEO Errol Smart is over the moon about the granting of the final mining right for the Prieska copper/zinc resource, near the Northern Cape town of Copperton – and it comes with exciting exploration rights included. “We’re extremely pleased that the final regulatory hurdle for the... 

On-The-Air (14/08/2020)

14th August 2020 The high gold price is a help to the struggling South African economy; and a wonderful new proudly South African Covid face mask is attracting world attention. 

Kumba, Anglo boards approve new R7bn iron-ore project at Kolomela

14th August 2020 Iron-ore mining and marketing company Kumba Iron Ore on Tuesday announced the approval of the Kapstevel South project at its Kolomela mine, by both the company’s and Anglo American’s boards. The total capital cost of the project will be approximately R7-billion, including prestripping. 

World is seeing widespread investment plans in hydrogen – Anglo

14th August 2020 The broader portfolio of diversified mining and marketing company Anglo American is positioned to contribute an environmental-led new materials demand in a world that is seeing widespread investment plans in hydrogen, Anglo CEO Mark Cutifani said on Thursday. “We’ve seen the early evolution of... 

Grow the industrial base using new technologies that make low volumes competitive

14th August 2020 New opportunities for local industrialisation are unfolding, thanks to modern technologies that ensure that even low-volume production can be globally competitive. South Africa must look to using these technologies to grow its manufacturing base. Already under way are focused interventions by the... 

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