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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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Sars losing out on R5bn in excise duties, says alcohol industry

20th July 2020 The renewed prohibition of alcohol sales has resulted in the South African alcohol industry having no choice but to apply for a deferment of payment of excise duties to the South African Revenue Service (Sars) valued at R5-billion for July and August. In a statement issued on behalf of the... 

Invicta sells agricultural equipment businesses

20th July 2020 Investment holding and management company Invicta Holdings will sell four businesses owned by its subsidiary Humulani Marketing to CNH Industrial. The businesses being sold are Northmec, NHSA, CSE and Landboupart.  

PRASA to recruit 3 100 additional security guards

20th July 2020 The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has started a recruitment process to employee 3 100 security guards to protect its rail infrastructure and other assets. The recruitment drive will include static and train guards, operations monitoring controllers and armed response guards.  

Exxaro, SBI partner again on small business initiatives

20th July 2020 JSE-listed diversified miner Exxaro and the Small Business Institute (SBI) have announced they will collaborate to promote the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa. The partnership will focus on the functional and economic viability of small towns beyond the... 

BLSA's Mavuso bemoans lack of transparency, engagement on alcohol ban

20th July 2020 Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) CEO Busi Mavuso says President Cyril Ramaphosa should learn to trust the citizens of the country, following the imposition of a new ban on alcohol sales. “Being secretive – denying the public access both to the discussions on how major decisions are made... 

Renergen to host LNG auction

20th July 2020 Emerging natural gas producer Renergen will host South Africa’s first-ever liquid natural gas (LNG) auction. The company has invited interested parties to apply to bid for the allocation of LNG, which will be produced at Renergen’s Virginia gas project, in the Free State.  

Buffalo confirms another positive Covid-19 case, more staff self-isolate

17th July 2020 JSE- and TSX-listed Buffalo Coal confirms that another of its employees has tested positive for Covid-19. This time, an employee working underground at its Aviemore operation has been affected.  

GoldStone plans to further extend resource, updates economic plan

17th July 2020 Aim-listed GoldStone will shortly start with an additional infill reverse circulation drilling programme to increase the mineable resource at the Homase South Pit at its Akrokeri-Homase gold project, in Ghana The project currently hosts a 602 000 oz gold resource at an average grade of 1.77 g/t.  

Covid-19 yet another incentive for govt to speed up renewables capacity

17th July 2020 Seizing green energy opportunities through increased private sector investments can contribute to South Africa's post-Covid-19 recovery, especially considering that the country faces a possible gross domestic product (GDP) contraction of up to 16% in real terms because of local supply and demand... 

Reopening of economies boosts metals prices, but risks persist

17th July 2020 Since lockdown measures have started to ease around the world to contain Covid-19, ratings and research agency Standard & Poor’s Global (S&P Global) says the reopening of economies, combined with monetary stimulus by banks and governments, has allowed industrial metal prices to rise. However,... 

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