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Natasha Odendaal

Natasha Odendaal

Natasha Odendaal is Creamer Media Deputy Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Bokoni idled as JV partners Amplats, Atlatsa strike a deal

21st July 2017 Dual-listed Atlatsa Resources on Friday announced plans to implement a two-phase restructure plan that will see its joint venture (JV) Bokoni mine idled, with JV partner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) acquiring the resources specified in the Central Block and Kwanda North prospecting rights. A... 

Global lead production set to stagnate after 2017 acceleration

21st July 2017 Following a decline in overall lead production worldwide in 2016, a slight rise in prices will drive a short-lived acceleration in global lead mine production growth in 2017. Subdued prices and a weak project pipeline in several major lead-producing countries will bring this rapid rate of growth... 

Tanzania concentrate export ban weighs on Acacia’s H1 performance

21st July 2017 Tanzania’s ongoing concentrate export ban, implemented in March, has significantly impacted on LSE-listed Acacia Mining’s results for the first six months of the year. Despite delivering its highest-ever first-half production levels during the period to June, Acacia now expects production to stay... 

PTM considering transition to hybrid mining method at Maseve

21st July 2017 Dual-listed Platinum Group Metals (PTM) is considering a transition to a hybrid mining method at its Maseve mine, in the North West province, as it embarks on a restructure to create a more sustainable operating future. The proposed change in the primary mining method will result in a move away... 

Nuclear is not just about energy – Niasa MD

19th July 2017 South Africa’s controversial nuclear energy plans have overwhelmingly overshadowed the more expansive, overall industry that has quietly developed in the country, which has become a world leader in nuclear medicine. Speaking at the one-day nuclear forum on the sidelines of the PowerGen Africa... 

Sierra Metals’ flagship Peru mine shines in Q2

18th July 2017 Consolidated metal production from triple-listed Sierra Metals decreased 3% during the second quarter of the year, the base metals miner said Monday. Sierra, a Canada-based growing polymetallic mining company, attributed the decrease to lower throughput, lower head grades and lower recoveries of... 

Rockwell’s business rescue plan to be published by September 30

18th July 2017 The business rescue plan of troubled dual-listed alluvial diamond miner Rockwell Diamonds will be published by September 30. The business rescue process of Rockwell’s three South African subsidiaries – Rockwell Resources, HC van Wyk Diamonds and Saxendrift Mine – is ongoing. 

PTM suspends mining at Maseve as it transitions to new mining method

18th July 2017 Dual-listed Platinum Group Metals (PTM) has suspended active mining at its Maseve mine, in the North West province, as it transitions the operation to a more hybrid mining method with a smaller labour force. Over the next few weeks, PTM will be focused on restructuring the mine’s contractor... 

Banro’s lower gold output leaves year-end guidance out of reach

18th July 2017 Dual-listed Banro Corporation’s Twangiza and Namoya operations produced a combined 38 739 oz of gold during the second quarter of this year, bringing the year-to-date production to 84 954 oz of gold. The lower-than-expected gold production from both mines, along with the ongoing challenging... 

Anglo Asian Mining delivers strong Q2 production

17th July 2017 Aim-listed gold, copper and silver producer Anglo Asian Mining on Monday reported a decline in production, from 36 729 gold-equivalent ounces in the first half of 2016, to 28 554 gold-equivalent ounces in the first half of this year. The Azerbaijan-focused miner produced 23 218 oz of gold – 18... 

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