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Energy-intensive firms say carbon tax wrong tool for reducing power emissions

By: Terence Creamer     14th March 2018 The Industry Task Team on Climate Change (ITTCC), which includes many of South Africa’s largest mining and industrial companies, says the proposed carbon tax will have no material impact on reducing carbon emissions from the electricity sector, which is responsible for around half of the... 

Minister Rob Davies meets with Spanish Chamber of Commerce

5th June 2017 The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, in support of Foreign Investment into South Africa participated in the Spanish Chamber Dialogues, a series of meetings with high profile and key decision makers within the country. This is the first of its kind between the Spanish Chamber and the... 

Product reliability, after-sales service boost company contracts

3rd February 2017 Local pumps supplier KSB Pumps & Valves has continued its strong gains in the mining sector, with several large-scale slurry pump contracts being awarded to the company in the latter half of 2016. The company, based in  Germiston, Gauteng, explains that these include projects in the ferrochrome,... 

Columbus announces maiden resource estimate of 721 000 oz at Eastside project

By: Samantha Herbst     6th December 2016 TSX-listed Columbus Gold announced on Monday that the maiden resource for the company’s 100%-owned Eastside gold-silver project, in Nevada, in the US, is estimated to be a total of 721 000 oz of gold equivalent. At a cutoff grade of 0.15 g/t gold, coupled with a gold price of $1 300/oz, the... 

Columbus Gold obtains cyanide operating permit for gold mine

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th December 2015 TSX-V-listed Columbus Gold has secured government authorisation to use cyanide at its Montagne d'Or gold deposit, in French Guiana. “The authorisation of cyanide use is a clear message from the French government that it is committed to developing the vast gold potential of French Guiana,” said... 

Tom Albanese

By: Martin Creamer     13th March 2015 Main Activity of the Company: Globally diversified mining company Date and Place of Birth: September 9, 1957, New Jersey, Ohio, US Education: Bachelor’s degree in mineral economics; master’s degree in mining engineering, University of Alaska, Fairbanks Career Path: 1981 to 1983, junior engineer... 


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