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Press Office - Much Asphalt

Much Asphalt

Much Asphalt is southern Africa’s largest commercial manufacturer of a wide range of hot and cold asphalt products, backed by proven quality control processes. Established in 1965, the company operates 17 asphalt mixing plants across South Africa and mobile plants for remote projects. Customers include all levels of government, state owned enterprises such as SANRAL and ACSA, private companies and the public.


Gold Fields starts construction of Salares Norte mining infrastructure

By: Simone Liedtke     22nd January 2021 Dual-listed Gold Fields has formally started construction of the mining infrastructure at its Salares Norte project, in Chile. Construction of the $860-million project is scheduled to be completed in late 2022, with first gold production in early 2023. Once commissioned, the mine will process... 

Want a fuel cell, you need platinum – analysts 

By: Martin Creamer     18th January 2021 If you want a fuel cell, you need platinum, is one of the multiplicity of points Bernstein investment company makes in a major work just released, which shows growing and ongoing demand for platinum group metals (PGMs) and provides ample reason why metals and mining matter more than ever. In the... 

Association pleads with Free State transport department for road repairs

By: Marleny Arnoldi     15th January 2021 Agricultural association Free State Agriculture (FSA) has directed a letter to the Free State Department of Police, Roads and Transport requesting urgent actions to repair roads for critical access in the province. This comes as recent flooding in the province has caused severe damage to roads... 

IronRidge commences Ewoyaa drilling

By: Donna Slater     14th January 2021 Aim-listed explorer IronRidge Resources says a 12 500 m drilling programme at its Ewoyaa lithium project, in Ghana, has started, with contractor GeoDrill having mobilised on site and started reverse circulation (RC) drilling. The campaign is intended to add resource tonnes within the immediate... 

Sustainable finance must be the key to Africa’s recovery and future prosperity

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th January 2021 Question-and-answer series with Sunil Kaushal, CEO, Standard Chartered AME What are the roles of the public and private sectors in improving the mobilisation of financial resources towards sustainable development? 

Trump moves to loosen mining regulations, approve projects as he exits

By: Reuters     8th January 2021 Outgoing US President Donald Trump's administration is moving to loosen mining regulations and green light new mineral projects before leaving office this month, with successor Joe Biden unable to reverse some of the changes. Administration officials tell Reuters they plan to publish a raft of... 

BWR receives $300 000 grant from Manitoba Mineral Development Fund

By: Simone Liedtke     8th January 2021 The Manitoba Mineral Development Fund (MMDF) will provide a $300 000 grant to TSX-V-listed BWR Exploration to advance the Little Stull Lake gold project, in Northeastern Manitoba. Prior to entering into a contribution agreement with the MMDF, BWR will need to provide confirmation of required... 

Transport dept partners with Distell on road safety campaign

By: Yvonne Silaule     14th December 2020 The Department of Transport has partnered with South African alcoholic beverages manufacturer Distell on a 365 days Arrive Alive road safety campaign. Distell has also committed to supporting the road safety interventions of the department through heightening public awareness and intensify the... 

Bakwena’s ABCD programme flourishes in Rustenburg communities

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th December 2020 Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire (Pty) Ltd, (Bakwena), responsible for the N1N4 toll roads, launched its flagship Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) programme in September 2019 and a year later, the Community Champions in the Rustenburg area are reporting positive results. These... 

Sanral shares details on Eastern Cape road upgrades 

By: Donna Slater     4th December 2020 The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) is planning major road upgrade projects for the King Sabata Dalindyebo (KSD) local municipality, including upgrading and widening of the R61, and upgrading of the N2 from Viedgesville to Mthatha into a dual carriageway. Sanral southern region... 

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