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Chanel de Bruyn

Chanel de Bruyn

Chanel de Bruyn is Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Kazera to acquire a controlling interest in South African mineral sands company

30th September 2021 Aim-listed investment company Kazera Global will acquire a 60% interest in Whale Head Minerals (WHM), which owns two heavy mineral sands (HMS) opportunities in the Port Nolloth/Alexander Bay area in South Africa's Northern Cape province, from Tectonic Gold for $250 000 in Kazera shares. WHM is... 

DNG welcomes postponement of hearing into Karpowership's RMIPPPP award

9th September 2021 Gas-to-power solutions provider DNG Energy has welcomed the decision of the Hight Court in Pretoria to grant its request for the postponement of an application to have the selection of Karpowership South Africa as a preferred bidder in the Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producer Procurement... 

Enoch Godongwana appointed Finance Minister; water, human settlements Ministries to be split

5th August 2021 In a long-awaited Cabinet reshuffle, President Cyril Ramaphosa on August 5 announced the appointment of Enoch Godongwana as Finance Minister. This follows the resignation of Tito Mboweni. 

Sappi returns to profit in Q3 but expects $16m Ebitda impact from unrest for Q4

5th August 2021 Pulp and paper producer Sappi has posted a profit of $18-million for the quarter ended June 30 – the third quarter of its 2021 financial year – compared with a loss of $73-million recorded in the third quarter of 2020. Earnings a share, excluding special items, were $0.05, compared with a loss a... 

Mkango restores full ownership of Songwe Hill, raises £5.52m

5th August 2021 Aim- and TSX-V-listed Mkango Resources will restore its ownership of the Songwe Hill rare earths project, in Malawi, to 100%, which chairperson Derek Linfield says will strengthen the company's position as a future integrated supplier of rare earths. Mkango and Talaxis, a subsidiary of Noble... 

Govt renews alcohol ban, announces school closures

27th June 2021 Amid a massive resurgence in Covid-19 infections, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a renewed ban on the sale of alcohol as the the country moves to an adjusted Alert Level 4 lockdown. In an address to the nation, he said the rapid spread of the Delta variant, which has now been detected in... 

Botswana delivers another diamond larger than 1 000 ct

22nd June 2021 Diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corp has recovered a 1 174.76 ct diamond from its Karowe mine, in Botswana. It is the third diamond weighing more than 1 000 ct to be recovered from South Lobe of the AK6 kimberlite since 2015. In recent years, Lucara had recovered the 1 758 ct Sewelô and the 1 109 ct... 

Kibo, IGES to develop portfolio of waste-to-energy projects in South Africa

18th May 2021 The share price of JSE- and Aim-listed Kibo Energy rose by more than 7% and 3% on the JSE and LSE, respectively, on May 18, after the company announced that it had entered into an agreement with South Africa-based Industrial Green Solutions (IGES) to jointly develop a series of waste-to-energy... 

Thousands register for job opportunities at NMP's Sandpiper project

18th December 2020 More than 6 000 people have registered for future job opportunities at emerging marine phosphate miner Namibian Marine Phosphate's (NMP's) Sandpiper project, in Namibia. NMP in October launched a job registration drive to enable it to compile a database of prospective job seekers who may be... 

AngloGold says will achieve strong yearly free cash flow performance

18th December 2020 Gold miner AngloGold says it is on track to build on the robust free cash flow of $516-million in the first nine months of the year and is expected to post its strongest annual free cash flow performance in almost a decade. In a year-end update published on December 18, interim CEO Christine... 

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