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Martin Creamer

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

Tel: +2711 622 3744

Email: newsdesk@engineeringnews.co.za

 

Anglo’s coal productivity in South Africa 50% below Australia – Cutifani

Productivity in Anglo American’s coal business in South Africa is 50% below that of Anglo’s coal business in Australia. As a result, Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani is pulling out all the stops to improve the South African coal business’...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 29th July 2014
 

Exxaro to acquire Total’s South African coal mines for $472m

Black-controlled mining company Exxaro is to acquire the South African coal mines of French petroleum giant Total to create 100% black-owned coal assets. The JSE-listed Exxaro, headed by CEO Sipho Nkosi, has entered into a binding sale and...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 28th July 2014
 

Anglo CEO backs Ramaphosa’s strike ballot comments

The introduction of a strike ballot process as suggested by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa would be a great step forward for industrial relations in South Africa, Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani said on Friday. Cutifani was responding to a...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

On-The-Air (25/07/2014)

Iron-ore from Limpopo and the Northern Cape has so far generated a staggering R23.5-billion in dividends for black shareholders; Strike-hit Anglo American Platinum is planning to spend up to R100-million on its mechanised mines, which survived...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

David Noko

Position: Executive VP Social and Sustainable Development, AngloGold Ashanti, since June 2012; Non-Executive Director of Royal Bafokeng Platinum Main Activity of Company: Gold mining and exploration Date and Place of Birth: June 1957, Sabie,...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

THE ABE & ABBOTT SHOW

A Japanese Komatsu truck built with steel made from Australian iron-ore? That could well be a side aspect of this month’s Abe and Abbott show in which Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (second left) and Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

60 000 ex-mineworkers come forward to claim R5bn unpaid benefits

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Some 60 000 former mineworkers have now come forward to claim R5-billion in unpaid pension, provident fund and service-award claims. The 60 000 are from the traditional labour-sending areas of Limpopo,...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

Mining needs quantum change, says SAIMM

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – The mining industry needs to make a quantum change, South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) past president Dr Gordon Smith said on Tuesday. Smith, who is also executive technical head of Anglo...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

Aviation technology flying into South African mining space

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Advanced aerospace high-technology is flying into South Africa’s changing mining space. French software company Dassault Systèmes, which has built entire aircraft technology platforms that provide...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

Anglo’s South African mines up output, platinum sales ‘normal’ despite strike

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Anglo American’s South African mines came to the party in the three months to June 30, with increased production across-the-board, including platinum supply “at normal levels” to all platinum customers, in...
By: Martin Creamer
Published on 25th July 2014
 

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