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PIC appoint acting CIO

7th August 2020 State-owned asset management firm the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has appointed Sholto Dolamo as acting chief investment officer (CIO) with effect from August 6. He is PIC research and projects development executive head and a member of the PIC executive committee.  

Nordgold expands Taborny mine fleet

7th August 2020 Diversified Russian gold producer Nordgold has invested about $15-million in fleet maintenance and new vehicle purchases for its Taborny gold mine in Yakutia, Russia. Two hauling trucks, an excavator, a grader and two Epiroc drilling rigs have been added to the mine's existing fleet.  

SAFCEI encourages govt to reconsider its nuclear ambitions

7th August 2020 According to the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI), the South African government should rather shift its renewed interest in building new nuclear power generation capacity to ethical, equitable and sustainable energy plans. As “South Africa faces another push for... 

McEwen has another challenging quarter

7th August 2020 TSX- and NYSE-listed gold and silver producer and explorer McEwen Mining reports that for the second quarter of the year, its gold and silver production was adversely impacted by operational and Covid-19-induced disruptions. The company, which operates four mines in the Americas, produced 15 700... 

Idled Mutanda, Covid-19 to drive 25% drop in DRC's cobalt production

7th August 2020 Cobalt production in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which is the world's biggest producer of the metal, is expected to decline by 25% this year, says financial risk management, solutions and insights company Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research (Fitch Solutions). This... 

Minergy exports first coal to South African client

7th August 2020 Botswana-based coal miner Minergy, which owns and operates the Masama coal mine in the Mmamabula coalfield, exported its first coal by rail to South Africa on July 17. The coal was loaded onto trucks and transported 60 km to the rail siding at Tshele Hills, where the first of three trains –... 

US economic, political factors to have a big impact on the gold price

6th August 2020 Several political and Covid-19-induced factors have resulted in the current gold rally, with the gold price having surged 12% in July and reaching new record levels that have been carried into August with gold tearing above $2 000/oz, says Refinitiv precious metals research director Cameron... 

Kibo subsidiary acquires 100% interest in Mast Energy

6th August 2020 Multi-asset, Africa-focused, energy company Kibo Energy, through its 100%-owned UK subsidiary Sloane Developments (Sloane), has acquired 100% interest in Mast Energy Developments (MED). As part of the existing deal with MED, Sloane has acquired from St Anderton on Vaal the remaining 40% interest... 

FTI launches ESG diagnostic tool to expand compliance

6th August 2020 The strategic communications division of NYSE-listed business advisory firm FTI Consulting strengthened its environment social governance (ESG) and sustainability practice with the official launch of the ESG Compass on August 5. ESG Compass is a distinctive diagnostic tool that maps a company’s... 

TBCSA launches app to assist tourism industry navigate Covid-19 protocols

6th August 2020 Through a multistakeholder partnership, hospitality, travel and tourism sector lobby organisation, the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA), has launched a tourism and hospitality industry Covid-19 assistance mobile application – the Opus4business App. The app is intended to aid in... 

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