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Natasha Odendaal

Natasha Odendaal

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

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Jubilee reports ‘rapid operational expansion’ in second quarter

27th July 2018 The second quarter of 2018 marks another successful period of rapid operational expansion as dual-listed Jubilee Metals makes solid strides across its operations in South Africa and Zambia. The construction of the fines chrome recovery plant at Jubilee’s Dilokong Chrome Mine (DCM) operation is... 

Jubilee delivers solid Q2 results

19th July 2018 AltX- and Aim-listed Jubilee Metals has achieved a 41% increase in operational earnings to £1.61-million for the second quarter of this year. The group, publishing its quarterly operations update, on Thursday, posted a 12% rise in project revenue to £4.37-million, a 25% hike in the Hernic... 

Acacia reports lower Q2 output

6th July 2018 Acacia Mining remains on track to achieve the upper-end of its 2018 gold production guidance range of 435 000 oz to 475 000 oz, after delivering 254 759 oz of gold during the first half of the year. While second-quarter production dropped 36% year-on-year, owing to reduced operations at... 

Rising regulatory pressure expected to affect profitability of mining firms in sub-Saharan Africa

6th July 2018 Rising regulatory risks, as a consequence of improving commodity prices, are expected to challenge the improving profitability experienced by mining companies in sub-Saharan Africa over the next few months, the latest report by BMI Research shows. This will be further compounded by widespread... 

Data can provide miners with a competitive advantage

29th June 2018 In an industry where the collection, management and analysis of exploration data can influence the profitability of a mining project, leveraging data-driven insights can deliver a significant competitive advantage for mining companies. Intuitive software solutions provider Micromine says that... 

Failure to manage natural resources an increasing business risk

22nd June 2018 The threat of ever-depleting natural resources is expected to place a significant amount of pressure on the oil, gas and mining industries that, if left unmanaged, could wipe out profits and impact business models. A new report by Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) shows that a failure... 

Coal sector remains dynamic despite renewables push

8th June 2018 The coal sector is expected to remain “quite dynamic” over the next ten years, with a forecast of eventual rising prices, despite a slowdown in production, a negative image and a strong push to clean energy, a new report by BMI Research shows. Unpacking the global trends in coking and thermal... 

China remains dominant coal consumer, producer

1st June 2018 China, India and the US will remain the largest consumers of thermal coal, while China, India and Russia will remain the largest consumers of coking coal during the period to 2027, a new report by BMI Research shows. In its ‘Industry trend analysis: global forecast to 2027’ report, BMI forecasts... 

Currency movements to deliver mixed results for African countries

1st June 2018 The forecast currency movements over the next decade is likely to deliver mixed impacts for African mining operations, with South Africa’s currency expected to depreciate against the dollar over a ten-year horizon. BMI Research’s latest report, ‘Currency movements to 2027: Winners and losers in... 

Miners halt dividend payouts, stay-in-business capex as price languishes in the doldrums

25th May 2018 The once burgeoning platinum industry that in the recent past benefited from a years-long upswing in commodity demand and prices is now failing to recover from the global economic depression that heralded the end of its glory days and shut many smaller operators down. In the wake of the 2008... 

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