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Martin Creamer

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Anglo set to make low carbon fertiliser contribution

20th January 2020 The polyhalite-based Poly4 product that Anglo American will market if its bid for Sirius Minerals is successful emits significantly less carbon dioxide (CO2) per tonne relative to both of the other two main fertiliser products.. Poly4 emits 93% less CO2 than the more elaborate processing of... 

Anglo, Sirius reach acquisition agreement

20th January 2020 The boards of Anglo American plc and Sirius Minerals plc have reached agreement on the takeover of the share capital of Sirius for £404.9-million. The acquisition will enable diversified  mining company Anglo to enter the fertiliser space through ownership of an underground polyhalite mining... 

On-The-Air (17/01/2020)

17th January 2020 At last, solar power is becoming a real sunrise industry in sunny South Africa; While South Africa’s mineral resources and energy sector is losing jobs, Australia’s mining industry is in a jobs boom; and Anglo American is keen to enter the fertiliser space by mining polyhalite in England, Brexit... 

Simon Ford

17th January 2020 This week Mining Weekly features Simon Ford, Portfolio Director, Africa Oil Week, Investing in African Mining Indaba, Hyve Group 

Proudly South African continuous miner on way to Australian mining market

17th January 2020 A Proudly South African continuous miner, which is being shipped to Australia for final assembly, is due to go into operation Down Under in May, Mining Weekly can report. “It certainly shows that the Australian mining industry has gained a lot of confidence in our ability,” said Danie van Wyk,... 

Curbing carbon emission is a must

17th January 2020 Preventing carbon dioxide (CO2) from entering the atmosphere is necessary. The United Nations (UN) must set a date for this to happen the world over. Countries that refuse to endorse and enforce the UN roadmap must be heavily taxed on their exports and the revenue used curb CO2. Electricity... 

Anglo keen to enter fertiliser space with polyhalite

8th January 2020 Diversified mining company Anglo American is keen to enter the fertiliser space by acquiring an underground polyhalite mining project in North Yorkshire, UK, on which more than $1-billion has already been spent on physical development by a company Anglo may take steps to buy for half that. The... 

Anglo confirms discussions with Sirius

8th January 2020 Anglo American confirmed on Wednesday that it is in advanced discussions with Sirius, which has plans to develop a polyhalite mine in North Yorkshire, UK. Sirius, a fertiliser development company listed on the London Stock Exchange, has been taking steps to secure funding for the project's first... 

Anglo firms up technology advance with space boffins

19th December 2019 Diversified mining company Anglo American has announced a $13.5-million agreement with First Mode to develop innovative technology for the mining industry. First Mode, of Seattle, which has been working with Anglo to develop the world’s biggest hydrogen fuel cell haul truck for Anglo American... 

Elikhulu exemplifies South Africa’s project panache

17th December 2019 If ever a project exemplified South Africa’s project panache, it is the gold-from-tailings project, Elikhulu, which means ‘The Big One’ in Zulu. This ‘Big One’, which is the fourth and largest tailings endeavour of the London- and Johannesburg-listed Pan African Resources, attained the objective... 

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