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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi is a Creamer Media Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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DRDGold’s Far West Gold Recoveries project due to start this week

3rd December 2018 JSE-listed gold recovery company DRDGold’s Far West Gold Recoveries project, formerly the West Rand Tailings Retreatment project, is set to start pumping reclaimed tailings into the carbon-in-leach circuit on December 6. DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius said in a statement issued on Monday that the... 

Govt security personnel die in attack on road near Semafo’s Boungou mine

3rd December 2018 TSX-listed gold miner Semafo reported on Monday that five people were killed when government security forces were attacked on the road between Fada and the Boungou mine site in the east region of Burkina Faso. The incident did not affect operations or staff at the mine; however, senior... 

Mkango concludes Songwe Hill drilling programme with 19 confirmed rare earth zones

3rd December 2018 Aim- and TSX-V-listed Mkango Resources on Monday announced results for its final 21 drill holes, which are part of a 10 900 m drill programme, at the Songwe Hill rare earths project, in Malawi. Nineteen of the 21 drill holes intersected significant zones of rare earths mineralisation grading... 

NUM rejects Gold Fields’ settlement offer, strike at South Deep continues

3rd December 2018 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has rejected JSE-listed Gold Fields’ proposed settlement offer and decided to not call off the four-week-long strike at South Deep mine. The proposed settlement offer was jointly drawn up with the NUM national, regional and branch structures and would... 

Kalahari Metals increases exploration licence shareholding across Kalahari copperbelt

30th November 2018 Kalahari Metals Limited (KML) has completed the due diligence around the joint venture (JV) in Botswana with Aim-listed Metal Tiger, which will see the companies collaborate on 4 661 km2 across five exploration licences in the Kalahari copperbelt. KML will acquire up to 25% of the licences for... 

Pan African confirms 800 000 oz resource estimate at Royal Sheba

30th November 2018 Gold miner Pan African Resources has finalised the exploration drilling programme on the Royal Sheba project, in Barberton, Mpumalanga, and declared a mineral resource estimate of 800 000 oz, out of an 8.97-million tonnes reserve, grading 2.62 g/t gold. The consultancy that signed off on the... 

Natural Resources Forum highlights need for collaboration in mining industry

29th November 2018 Software company Dassault Systemes on Thursday hosted a National Resources Forum conference, which showcased how mining technology, and the thinking behind it, has evolved as a result of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Dassault Systemes natural resources director Fiona Carew discussed... 

To embrace 4IR, humans require ‘software upgrade’ – motivational speaker

29th November 2018 People will need to change their thinking, before the mining industry can change, international business motivational speaker Michael Jackson said during a keynote address at software company Dassault Systemes’ Natural Resources Forum conference, on Thursday. “Our software requires an upgrade”,... 

Kodal appoints project manager for Mali project

23rd November 2018 Aim-listed Kodal Minerals has appointed Steven Zaninovich project manager of the company’s flagship Bougouni lithium project, in Mali. Zaninovich has 25 years’ experience in project management, encompassing all stages of mine development.  

Global platinum production to rise to 6.7Moz by 2022 – GlobalData

23rd November 2018 LSE-listed data and analytics company GlobalData expects platinum production to increase from 2019 to 2022. After a contraction of 2.1% in 2016, global platinum mine production recovered marginally by 0.8% in 2017 to 6.1-million ounces, which was mainly supported by South Africa and the US... 


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