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Esmarie Swanepoel

 

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Received BTech degree in Journalism from the Tshwane University of Technology

Export earnings to decline in 2014/15, but outlook still positive – BREE

Softer commodity prices would result in a 1.4% decrease to Australia’s mineral and export commodity earnings during 2015, the Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (BREE) reported on Friday. During 2014/15, mineral and energy commodity export earnings would fall to A$192-billion, compared... 

Mirabela says Q3 production solid

Embattled nickel miner Mirabela Nickel has reported a solid quarter, despite being in administration. Production during the three months to the end of September reached 2 628 t of nickel in concentrate. This compares with 2 767 t produced during the previous quarter. 

Red River raises cash to further Kagara assets

ASX-listed junior Red River Resources has raised A$3.6-million through a share placement to fund project development activities and restart exploration at its Southern Region assets, in Queensland. The company said on Friday that about 20-million shares would be placed, at a price of 18c each,... 

PanTerra investigates other gold opportunities

Gold miner PanTerra Gold on Friday told shareholders that it was reviewing a number of acquisition or merger opportunities, and was currently contemplating five specific mine developments, as its Las Lagunas mine continued to deliver below expectations. An earlier review process had revealed... 

IFC backs Peak's rare earths project

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has signed on to ASX-listed Peak Resources’ Ngualla rare earths project, in Tanzania, by joining a consortium with Appian Natural Resources Fund. In September, Peak announced that Jersey-based private equity investor Appian had agreed to a total... 

Mining companies Down Under being forced to call in administrators, shed jobs as commodity prices decline

While largely living up to its popular nickname the ‘Lucky Country’ by remaining relatively untouched by the global financial crisis, Australia – and more specifically its resources sector – has not been immune to falling commodity prices. The declining prices of coal and iron-ore, in particular,... 

TNG raises cash for Mt Peake studies

Vanadium developer TNG would raise some A$5-million under a capital raising to institutional and sophisticated investors. The ASX-listed company would issue some 50-million shares, at a price of 10c each, to raise the capital, which would be used to complete the feasibility study on the Mount... 

BHP sets sights on another $3.5bn in yearly productivity gains

Mining giant BHP Billiton said on Friday that it was targeting further productivity gains, with the company operating more like an advanced manufacturer than a traditional resource company. “By the end of the 2017 financial year, we are targeting at least $3.5-billion of additional annualised... 

Mining companies Down Under being forced to call in administrators, shed jobs as commodity prices decline

While keeping its nomer as the ‘Lucky Country’ by remaining relatively untouched by the global financial crisis, Australia ¬– and more specifically its resources sector – has not been immune against falling commodity prices. The declining prices of coal and iron-ore, in particular, have had a... 

With five projects in its fold, Northern Star output surges

Gold miner Northern Star Resources has continued the trend of record quarterly production, as production surged following the incorporation of its five projects. During the three months to September, Northern Star recovered 147 884 oz of gold, compared with the 114 780 oz recovered in the... 

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