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Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer is Creamer Media Publishing Editor of Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Northam investing R5.5bn in platinum growth projects

26th August 2016 Platinum mining company Northam on Friday elaborated on the company’s suite of four growth projects timed to fill a demand gap expected to be created by constrained future South African platinum supply. The Johannesburg Stock Exchange- (JSE-) listed company, headed by CEO Paul Dunne, expects the... 

On-The-Air (26/08/2016)

26th August 2016 Every Friday morning, SAfm’s AMLive’s radio anchor Sakina Kamwendo speaks to Martin Creamer, publishing editor of Engineering News and Mining Weekly.  Reported here is this Friday’s At the Coalface transcript: Kamwendo: Gold Mining is not investing in enough in itself to sustain the industry in... 


26th August 2016 Peru mines minister Gonzalo Tamayo stands for a photograph at his office in Lima to highlight gold's best start to a year in decades. Tamayo expects gold’s current good fortune to boost mine development in Peru and provide investment relief for Latin America's biggest gold producer. Peru... 


26th August 2016 In an unprecedented move, two mining companies are being singled out for special tax treatment by Western Australian political party leader Brendon Grylls, who has been officially sworn in as leader of the WA Nationals party. Grylls has ruffled feathers by announcing he wants to introduce a $5/t... 

DRA enjoying rise in gold project share, eyeing more gold opportunities

26th August 2016 Mining project house DRA, which has hit the gold project high spots in particularly West Africa, is now well poised to extend that gold triumph further into Central Africa, East Africa and also South Africa. DRA’s impressive penetration of the gold project market has been characterised by... 

Illegal miner removal at Obuasi ‘frustratingly slow’, says AngloGold

26th August 2016 The occupation by illegal miners of part of the Obuasi gold mine, in Ghana, is slowing the feasibility work AngloGold Ashanti is undertaking for the modernisation of the troubled operation. Obuasi’s first half of 2016 has been dominated by the incursion of illegal miners on to the operating area,... 

Revolutionary gold mining machine making progress – AngloGold

26th August 2016 The innovative Mark IV high-technology machine that AngloGold Ashanti is developing to improve the economics of gold mining in South Africa’s low-height, hard-rock reef is continuing to make progress, AngloGold COO South Africa Chris Sheppard said on Monday. Speaking at Monday’s presentation of... 

AngloGold trebles free cash, slashes net debt

26th August 2016 Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti announced on Monday that it had more than trebled free cash flow generation in the first half of the year to $108-million and lowered net debt by almost a third, as costs fell and it took advantage of a higher gold price. In its presentation of results for... 

Gold road ahead, ‘capture’ concerns, technology needed

26th August 2016 Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland concerned about decline in exploration spend; application of Section 54 safety notices queried; and the development of new mining equipment progressing.  

Adelaide Ruiters

26th August 2016 This week we feature Adeliade Ruiters, founder and CEO of Adelaide Ruiters Mining & Exploration (ARME), a South African majority black woman-owned junior mining company 

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