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30th August 2012
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Welcome to Creamer Media’s Resources Watch, a weekly video round-up of the events and people making and shaping the news in the mining industry.

This week:
RBPlat calls for the commission of enquiry to be broader than Lonmin.
Gold Fields is adopting ‘private equity’ rigour to boost gold equities’ image.
And, Implats cuts back R1-billion on its 2013 capital expenditure.

Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) CEO Steve Phiri has called for the judicial commission of enquiry into the Lonmin killings to have the broadest possible terms of reference.

Royal Bafokeng Platinum CEO Steve Phiri

Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland, who has been globally lauded for rejecting the ‘jam tomorrow’ approach of gold-mining companies in a bombshell speech in Melbourne, announced on Thursday that Gold Fields would be putting its money where its mouth was and placing the gold company under rigorous operational review in order to boost its image as a stand-out gold equity.

Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland

JSE-listed platinum producer Impala Platinum has vowed to “dig” itself out of the difficulties weighing on it after reporting underperforming financial results in the year ended June 2012.

Imapala Platinum CEO Terence Goodlace

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Edited by: Shannon de Ryhove


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