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Welcome to Creamer Media’s Resources Watch, a weekly video round-up of the events and people making and shaping the news in the mining industry. This week: AMCU is knocking on the door at Northam’s Zondereinde platinum mine. Sibanye Gold is...
21st August 2014
 
 
DIVERSIFIED MINERS

Upbeat Glencore’s share buyback kicks off to analyst adulation

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Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg Upbeat diversified miner and marketer Glencore, which declared an 11% higher dividend for the six months to June 30 on the back of above-consensus half-year results, has put a $1-billion share buy-back programme under starter’s orders, which has...
20th August 2014
 
 
PLATINUM

AMCU knocking on door at Northam’s Zondereinde platinum mine Video Available

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Northam CEO Paul Dunne The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) is knocking on the recognition door at Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde mine, which escaped the five-month platinum strike, the longest in South Africa’s history. New Northam Platinum CEO...
14th August 2014
 
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

Operation Hurry Up on way for mining sector – Presidency Minister

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Presidency Minister Jeff Radebe An Operation Phakisa (Hurry Up) for the mining sector, aimed at realising its full gross domestic product (GDP) potential, was on the way in consultation with all the key stakeholders, including the Chamber of Mines and organised labour, Minister...
14th August 2014
 
 
CLAIMS DISPUTE

KWG subsidiary to appeal court order waiving its consent for land easement

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Staked land for railway. Ontario-focused explorer KWG Resources on Wednesday announced that subsidiary Canada Chrome Corp (CCC) would seek permission from the Ontario Court of Appeal to overturn the July 30 ruling of the Divisional Court of the Ontario Superior Court of...
14th August 2014
 
 
FERROCHROME

Black-owned Merafe ferrochrome company entering sweet spot Video Available

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Merafe CEO Zanele Matlala After ten years of ongoing investment, the black-owned and black-managed ferrochrome company Merafe Resources is in a sweet spot of being able to harvest the cash-flow fruit from a suite of projects in which investments have been made over the...
12th August 2014
 
 
FERROCHROME

Mogale speciality alloys production delayed to Q4

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The installation of new ferroalloy refining and granulation equipment at Mogale Alloys’ processing plant in South Africa has been delayed, parent company Afarak Group announced on Tuesday. It did not provide a reason for the delay.
12th August 2014
 
 
FERROCHROME

Black-owned Merafe earnings soar on higher production

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Merafe CEO Zanele Matlala The earnings of the black-owned and black-controlled Merafe have doubled in the six months when the company benefited from lower strike-hit volume of platinum-linked chrome. Merafe, headed by CEO Zanele Matlala, is paying an interim dividend of...
12th August 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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