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Simone Liedtke

Simone Liedtke

Simone Liedtke is a Creamer Media Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Amplats hoping to advance fuel cell ambitions with China visit

9th November 2018 Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) will be hosting an investor and analyst visit to China on November 12, during which the platinum miner intends to showcase the demand for platinum group metals (PGMs). The visit will focus on the growth of fuel cell vehicle production in China and on gaining an... 

Implats in talks with potential 1 Shaft buyers as restructuring proceeds

9th November 2018 Platinum miner Impala Platinum (Implats) achieved the highest first-quarter mill tonnage at its Impala Rustenburg operations since the 2013 financial year, during the quarter ended September 30. Tonnes milled at Impala Rustenburg increased by 5.6% year-on-year to 3.15-million tonnes in the first... 

AfriTin starts Phase 1 of drilling programme at flagship Uis mine

6th November 2018 Aim-listed AfriTin Mining has started Phase 1 of the validation and drilling programme at its flagship asset, the Uis tin mine, in Namibia. Confirmatory drilling began on October 26, and is expected to continue until the first quarter of 2019. The planned programme is expected to comprise 3 950... 

Moab Khotsong, Hidden Valley lift Harmony’s Q1 output by 30% y/y

6th November 2018 Precious metals miner Harmony Gold’s production increased by 30% to 378 510 oz of gold in its first fiscal quarter ended September 30, compared with the 290 644 oz produced in the first quarter of the prior financial year. The boost in the group’s production and cash flow generation, CEO Peter... 

Anglo American recommits to sustainable development goals, sets milestones for 2020, 2030

5th November 2018 The mining industry has to address the critical challenges of safety, productivity and the way land is used, as well as how energy and water are consumed as, alongside a growing population, there is greater demand for minerals and metals. However, meeting the growing demand for the materials that... 

Sibanye-Stillwater’s US operations in the midst of major growth phase

2nd November 2018 Sibanye-Stillwater’s Blitz project development area, which is adjacent to its Stillwater mine, in Montana, in the US, is in the midst of a significant growth phase, says executive VP for the US region Chris Bateman. He told the media in a conference call this week that the expanded Stillwater... 

Sibanye-Stillwater getting closer to reaching a wage settlement with unions

2nd November 2018 JSE- and NYSE-listed Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman has said the company is “much closer” to reaching a reasonable settlement with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), Solidarity and Uasa in respect of wages and conditions of service for employees for the period from July 1, 2018, to... 

Blockchain an ideal technology to ‘reveal’ sustainability of mining supply chain – report

2nd November 2018 With an increasing focus on and demand for corporate social responsibility with the sustainability of mining at stake, blockchain is an ideal technology to reveal the sustainability of the supply chain, a report published by global law firm White & Case shows. Co-authored by partners Rebecca... 

Afritin’s Namibia pilot plant set to process first material by year-end

2nd November 2018 Aim-listed AfriTin Mining looks forward to achieving its target of processing the first material through the pilot plant at its Uis mine, in Namibia, by the end of this year, after having achieved a number of important milestones in the six-month period ended August 31. Construction of the pilot... 

Lonmin enters into $200m metal purchase deal as it seeks to improve liquidity

2nd November 2018 Platinum miner Lonmin has entered into a $200-million metal purchase agreement with Pangaea Investments Management (PIM), an associate company of Jiangxi Copper Company (JCC), which will provide the miner with improved liquidity and remove certain restrictive current lender conditions. Of the... 


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