0 COMMENTSThe board of stainless steel producer Outokumpu has given the go-ahead to a €420-million plan to double its ferrochrome production capacity in Finland, to 530 000 t/y, by 2011. Ferrochrome prices have surged in the last year, buoyed by...
By: Liezel Hill
3rd June 2008
0 COMMENTSCommodities marketing company Metmar rose to a new high in Johannesburg on Monday afternoon, after it announced the sale of its stake in metal alloys producer PGR 17 for R390-million to London-based Kermas. Kermas had made an irrevocable offer to...
2nd June 2008
0 COMMENTSWater Affairs and Forestry Minister Lindiwe Hendricks on Monday signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with 23 mining houses in Limpopo province for the development of the second phase of the Olifants River Water Resources Development Project...
By: Chanel de Bruyn
26th May 2008
0 COMMENTSAustralia-based ferrochrome producer International Ferro Metals (IFM) has ordered ten generators from GE Jenbacher to generate up to 12,9 MW of power using waste gases at its South African furnaces, in a R200-million cogeneration project. The...
19th May 2008
0 COMMENTSA black economic-empowered (BEE) sinterplant project in the North West province is exceeding expectations, reports joint-venture (JV) company Metuba.
By: Jonathan Faurie
11th April 2008
POWER & MINING
0 COMMENTSAsset management company Stanlib said on Thursday that it would take more than Eskom to "pull the plug on the resource boom and the mining sector's resilient JSE performance". "Despite well-publicised fears of falling...
27th March 2008
0 COMMENTSJunior diversified miner Chrometco said on Tuesday that it expected a 130% turnaround in its earnings a share for the year ended February 29, 2008, taking the figure to 3,41c a share compared with the previously reported loss a share of 2,79c in...
25th March 2008
POWER & MINING
0 COMMENTSState-owned power utility Eskom, currently grappling with a national electricity shortage, wants to reveal exactly where the extra 5% power it is allocating to the mining industry is going, but it is up to the customers, a spokesperson said....
20th March 2008
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Merafe expects short to medium-term ferrochrome demand to recover 6 000 jobs saved through 'cash-burn-avoidance' strategy - Merafe Samancor Chrome unveils long-term EsopMiners should position themselves for even bigger China resources assault State, Limpopo miners sign water-scheme agreement More chrome could leave South Africa unbeneficated because of powerPower crisis won’t hinder Dilokong chrome expansion, says COO Eyebrows go up as Arm pays maiden dividend, plans big capex roll-out
Merafe expects short to medium-term ferrochrome...
6 000 jobs saved through 'cash-burn-avoidance'...
Samancor Chrome unveils long-term Esop
Miners should position themselves for even...
State, Limpopo miners sign water-scheme agreement
More chrome could leave South Africa...
Power crisis won’t hinder Dilokong chrome...
Eyebrows go up as Arm pays maiden dividend,...