0 COMMENTSThe sale earlier this year by resources companies BHP Billiton and Anglo American of their respective holdings in Samancor Chrome to the relatively unknown Kermas group caused something of a stir in the mining community.
12th August 2005
0 COMMENTSJSE-listed Merafe Resources has indicated that some R850-million will be spent on the acquisition from Samancor of its Wonderkop asset as well as funding for Project Lion, which is due to be commissioned in about a year's time.
11th August 2005
0 COMMENTSTrade union the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has indicated that the strike at XStrata's Rustenburg-based ferrochrome plant, which entered its ninth day on Monday, is set to continue for some time.
9th August 2005
0 COMMENTSWitbank-located Samancor Chrome Ferrometals has awarded ICT company GijimaAst a comprehensive Desk Top support and Call Centre Outsource agreement.
28th July 2005
0 COMMENTSWith a capacity of more than 1,6-million tons of ferrochrome a year, Xstrata Alloys is currently the world's largest and lowest-cost Southern African ferrochrome producer.
By: andrew lanham
24th June 2005
0 COMMENTSA new plan is being drawn up to site a stainless-steel plant at Coega in the Eastern Cape. The proposed plant would include a ferronickel smelter and a ferrochrome smelter, and the output from these two plants could be sent, still in liquid form,...
By: Sheila Barradas
10th June 2005
0 COMMENTSFurnace drilling and tapping equipment supplier Dango & Dienenthal Southern Africa has been awarded a R4,5-million contract for a left- and right-hand combination clay-gun and tap-hole drill for the Xstrata Lion ferrochrome project in Mpumalanga.
By: Jade Davenport
13th May 2005
0 COMMENTSGlobal chrome industry leader Xstrata and its black economic-empowered (BEE) partner Merafe yesterday announced plans for the purchase of assets and resources from Samancor Chrome worth $83-million, which, if approved by the competition...
By: Liezel Hill
5th May 2005
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