R/€ = 17.10 Change: -0.14
R/$ = 14.26 Change: -0.09
Au 1776.66 $/oz Change: 30.65
Pt 1205.50 $/oz Change: 18.00


Sibanye-Stillwater restructures historical Lonmin BEE structure

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     14th April 2021 Dual-listed Sibanye-Stillwater has, effective April 13, restructured the previously highly indebted Lonmin broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) structure in relation to Western Platinum (WPL) and Eastern Platinum (EPL), with a view to ensuring the sustainability of the BBBEE... 

Labelling of 1 000 profitable cleantech solutions includes eight local products

By: Donna Slater     13th April 2021 The Solar Impulse Foundation has officially reached the goal of assigning the Efficient Solutions Label to 1 000 profitable cleantech solutions from around the world and the list includes eight South African solutions, reports economically viable green economy solutions nonprofit organisation... 

Centerra Gold lists in New York

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th April 2021 Canada-based gold mining company Centerra Gold on Monday announced that it would list its common shares on the NYSE, with trading expected to start on Thursday. The Toronto-headquartered miner’s primary exchange would remain the TSX. 

City of Cape Town sponsors conference and training programme to boost small businesses in tough times

8th April 2021 Helping SMMEs (small, medium and micro enterprises) to weather the current testing times and thrive beyond the Covid-19 crisis was the goal of the recent Smart Supplier Conference sponsored by the City of Cape Town in partnership with Smart Procurement World. This annual event, which is now in... 

Caledonia’s increases dividend as Central Shaft brought into operation 

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     6th April 2021 Gold miner Caledonia Mining’s Central Shaft at the Blanket gold mine, in Zimbabwe, is now fully operational. “I am delighted to announce that our new Central Shaft, which is the deepest shaft of any gold mine in Zimbabwe, is fully operational. We can now start to hoist rock, men and material on a... 

Company focused on autonomous equipment

By: Cameron Mackay     2nd April 2021 Local specialised original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) Rham Equipment is focusing on the development of battery operated, autonomous underground mining equipment, says Rham Equipment capital sales manager Alan Mabbett, who points out that many miners are looking to further develop their deep... 

German physicist determines that starships are indeed possible – at least in theory

By: Rebecca Campbell     2nd April 2021 New calculations by a physicist at Germany’s Georg-August University, in Göttingen (more generally known as the University of Göttingen) has indicated that superluminal (faster-then-light) space travel may indeed one day be possible. Theoretical considerations of superluminal travel are based on... 

Airbus launches cryogenics and superconductivity research project for aircraft propulsion

By: Rebecca Campbell     29th March 2021 Europe-based global major aerospace group Airbus has announced the start of its Advanced Superconducting and Cryogenic Experimental powertraiN Demonstrator (Ascend) project. This would examine the potential application of cryogenics and superconductivity to future alternative aircraft power... 

De Beers serves to diversify Anglo’s business profile, providing stability – Moody’s

By: Donna Slater     26th March 2021 Diversified miner Anglo American’s De Beers subsidiary is serving to improve the group’s business profile by providing diversification and, most of the time, stability to its otherwise more closely correlated mining operations, reports risk assessment firm Moody’s in a recent report. With an... 

Combined effort required to slow plastic leakage into the environment – WWF

By: Donna Slater     25th March 2021 Tackling the ever growing issue of plastic pollution will require the collective effort of everyone in the plastics value chain, from manufacturers of raw materials that go into plastics, to the end consumers and recyclers, says World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Circular Plastics Economy project... 

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