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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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Zirk Botha three-quarters into rowing voyage

9th February 2021 The 59-year-old rower Zirk Botha on February 9 passed the three-quarter mark in his transatlantic ocean row from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro. The transatlantic crossing requires him to row completely unassisted for about 90 to 100 days, over about 7 000 km, or 3 800 nautical miles, in often... 

Coca-Cola appoints new VP for South Africa

9th February 2021 Beverage giant Coca-Cola Africa has appointed Phillipine Mtikitiki VP for its South African franchise, effective January 1. Mtikitiki has more than 20 years of experience in operations, marketing, planning and commercial strategy.  

IMF commends some of the reforms Nigeria undertook amid the pandemic

9th February 2021 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has concluded an Article IV consultation with the Nigerian government and has welcomed the notable reforms undertaken in the fiscal sector, including the removal of a fuel subsidy and steps to implement cost-reflective tariff increases in the power sector.... 

SA Canegrowers pleads for continued sugar masterplan commitment

9th February 2021 The South African Canegrowers Association (SA Canegrowers) has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa and relevant Ministers to fast-track the commitments under the Sugar Industry Masterplan. This is owing to sugarcane growers suffering from existing threats to the industry, including cheap sugar... 

Agri SA calls for more commercial sector involvement in driving growth

9th February 2021 Industry organisation Agri SA says President Cyril Ramaphosa will have to spell out the role of the commercial sector clearly in his upcoming State of the Nation Address. The organisation also wants the President to highlight the factors that undermine this sector’s contribution to the economy... 

NamPower requests market information for 50 MW wind project

9th February 2021 State-owned power utility Namibian Power Corporation (NamPower) has launched a request for information to developers or technology providers for the proposed development of the 50 MW Luderitz wind power project. This exercise is aimed at soliciting market information from interested parties,... 

Outa, HSF speak out against proposed procurement of new nuclear power capacity

8th February 2021 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) and the Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) have opposed Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe’s proposal to procure new nuclear power capacity. This follows after the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) issued a consultation paper... 

Transnet pilots reefer trains to ease road congestion in Cape town

8th February 2021 To bring about much-needed relief on roads and move goods more efficiently to the ports, Transnet’s Cape Town Container Terminal has piloted an inland operation that will see the haulage of reefer containers from Belcon Inland Terminal, in Bellville, to the port. The collaboration between... 

Goldplat reports healthy interim operating profit

8th February 2021 Aim-listed gold recovery company Goldplat has reported a healthy operating profit of £3.04-million for the six months ended December 31, 2020. The company’s South African operations achieved an operating profit of £2.2-million, while its Ghana-based operations increased operating profit by more... 

Pan African says to report at least 80% increase in interim HEPS

8th February 2021 JSE- and Aim-listed Pan African Resources expects its headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the six months ended December 31, 2020, to be between 80% and 92% higher year-on-year at between $0.0205 and $0.0217 apiece. This compares with HEPS of $0.0114 apiece reported for the six months ended... 


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