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Shannon de Ryhove

Shannon de Ryhove

Shannon de Ryhove is Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor Polity & Multimedia.

She has a B.Comm (Behavioural Sciences) degree from North West University.

Tel: +2711 622 3744



Daily podcast – April 15, 2010

15th April 2010 Sylvania Resources receives approval for the establishment of a new platinum-group metals tailings facility at its Lannex mine; and Oz Minerals lifts its shipments of copper ore to BHP Billiton's Olympic Dam mine to more than 10% of its total output. 

Daily podcast – April 14, 2010

14th April 2010 Riversdale Mining officially opens its Benga coal project, in Mozambique; and the High Court of South Africa lifts a provisional judicial management order on South African miner DRDGold's Blyvooruitzicht subsidiary. 

Daily podcast – April 13, 2010

13th April 2010 The liquidators of Pamodzi Gold have initiated a tender process for the disposal of all shares and claims in Pamodzi Gold West Rand operations; and a request for a proposal for the building of a $600-million, 300-MW power plant using discard Anglo coal may be invited this year or early next year. 

Daily podcast – April 12, 2010

12th April 2010 Western Australian Mines and Petroleum Minister Norman Moore meet with BHP Billiton over the "continuing" safety problems at the Leinster operations; and US President Barack Obama demands accountability after four missing West Virginia coal miners were found dead. 

Daily podcast – April 8, 2010

8th April 2010 While China is right to continue supporting the annual iron-ore benchmark mechanism, it needs to allow smaller industry players to participate; and Aurora Empowerment Systems will sign a memorandum of understanding with the unions. 

Daily podcast – April 7, 2010

7th April 2010 South Africa has the opportunity to become the centre of mining finance; and South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers and Gold One resume talks at the CCMA. 

Daily podcast – April 6, 2010

6th April 2010 Gold One is losing about 50% of its normal daily output at its Modder East mine owing to a strike; and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission again delays publishing its findings on the proposed iron-ore joint venture between mining giants BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto. 

Daily podcast – March 31, 2010

31st March 2010 ArcelorMittal South Africa begins the dispute resolution process with Kumba Iron Ore; and Lonmin Platinum has again been forced to shut down its number-one furnace. 

Daily podcast – March 30, 2010

30th March 2010 The world's iron-ore majors appear to be winning the battle towards greater iron-ore pricing transparency; and Platmin will sell a $100-million convertible debenture to a subsidiary of Singapore-based Temasek Holdings. 

Daily podcast – March 29, 2010

29th March 2010 Anglo American and Shell International apply to explore for shale gas in South Africa's arid Karoo; and BHP Billiton halts production at its Groote Eylandt manganese mine owing to a tropical cyclone threat. 


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