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Range signs on new investor

By: Esmarie Swanepoel Oil and gas explorer Range Resources has entered into a subscription agreement with Hong Kong-based institutional investor Abraham to raise $12-million. The ASX- and Aim-listed company told shareholders on Thursday that under the terms of the subscription agreement, Abraham would subscribe for... 

“There’s Gold in Them There ……Stars!”

This may be a play on a quote to encourage the original gold rush miners in Georgia in the 19th century not to head off for the gold mining opportunities in California, but there is definitely some truth in it with the latest developments in the industry looking to the stars to source untapped... 

The Innovation Hub Launches Three New Gap Innovation Competitions For The Ict, Green And Medical Sectors

By: Creamer Media Reporter Pretoria, Thursday 12 September 2012 - The Gauteng Accelerator Programme (GAP), a portfolio of high profile innovation competitions, launched three new initiatives for researchers and entrepreneurs in the information and communication technology (ICT), green economy and medical sectors on 9... 

Akin to railroads of the 1880s, oil pipelines poised to spur Canadian growth  

By: Henry Lazenby Canada is expecting a boom in oil production from its prolific Alberta oil sands deposits; however, production from the world’s third-largest proven oil reserves, after Saudi Arabia and Venezuela, is hampered by a lack of sufficient transport to markets, resulting in lower prices for Canadian... 

Akin to railroads of the 1880s, oil pipelines poised to spur Canadian economic growth

By: Henry Lazenby Canada is expecting a boom in oil production from its prolific Alberta oil sands deposits; however, production from the world’s third-largest proven oil reserves, after Saudi Arabia and Venezuela, is hampered by the lack of sufficient transport to markets, resulting in lower prices for Canadian... 

Company Announcement: Sirius wins Craig Oliver Award

Stellar performing explorer Sirius Resources reaped rewards beyond the market place yesterday when it was awarded the third annual Craig Oliver Award at the RIU Explorers Conference in Fremantle 

Company Announcement: Continued Drilling Success at Trinidad Assets

Range Resources Limited is pleased to announce the following update  

Company Announcement: Puntland Drilling Update

Range Resources Limited provides the following update on the Shabeel North well currently being drilled in Puntland, Somalia by the Company’s Joint Venture Operator, Horn Petroleum Corp 

Rio Tinto offloads aluminium cable business for $185m

By: Matthew Hill Rio Tinto has agreed to sell its Atlanta, Georgia-based wire and cable business Alcan Cable to NYSE-listed General Cable for $185-million, the companies said on Monday. The diversified mining giant has sold off noncore operations from the aluminium business it bought in 2007 for some... 

Company Announcement: Puntland drilling continuing as planned

PUNTLAND UPDATE
Range Resources Limited ("Range" or "the Company") would like to announce an update on the drilling of the Shabeel-1 exploration well in the Dharoor Valley Block in onshore Puntland.

 

Company Announcement: Daily Monitor 23rd January 2012

Oil & Gas News Range Resources Limited (BUY, 27p) (RRL LN, 11.25p, ► 0.0%) and Red Emperor Resources (TRADING BUY, 19p) (RMP LN, 18.25p, ► 0.0%) have announced that site construction has commenced in readiness for the spudding of the second exploration well in Georgia, the Namakhvani well at the... 

Company Announcement: Range Resources Operational Update

Range Resources Limited is pleased to provide the following update with respect to its international operations. 

Value of WA-listed miners up 2,5% in February – Deloitte

By: Creamer Media Reporter The market capitalisation of Western Australia-listed companies, which comprise the Deloitte Western Australian Index, rose by 2,5% during the month of February, to close at A$196-billion. Deloitte managing partner Keith Jones said that the increase in the index was supported by global supply... 

Company Announcement: Commencement Of Activities In Georgia

Attached please find a press release on: Range Resources Limited („Range‰ or „the Company‰) is pleased to announce that it has engaged international geochemical company, Actual Geology International Limited („AGI‰) to carry out a „helium‰ survey on the 3 top multi‐stacked prospects as identified... 

Bateman to divest from non-South African 
business units of minerals recovery division

By: Jonathan Faurie Diversified engineering group Bateman Engineering has reported that it is to sell its interests in the non-South African business units of its mineral recovery division to a private buyer. 

Exxaro may get new Tiwest mineral sands JV partner

By: Esmarie Swanepoel South Africa-based diversified miner Exxaro on Monday reported that it had entered into an agreement with US chemicals manufacturer Huntsman regarding its interest in the Tiwest joint-venture (JV). Exxaro currently operates the Tiwest mineral sands operations – the worlds largest integrated... 

Engineering firm 
congratulates project house on 25 years

Diversified engineering firm Atlas Copco Compressor Technique (CT) management and staff extends congratulations to DRA on celebrating 25 years of serving the South African market with distinction. 

Anthracite project awarded to local engineering company

By: Jonathan Faurie Local manufacturers of comminution equipment, Osborn Engineered Products, part of the Astec Group, is in the process of manufacturing a primary and secondary crushing station to tip for an anthracite project in northern KwaZulu-Natal, reports the company. 

Gold Fields sells holding in explorer

By: Liezel Hill Gold major Gold Fields has sold its entire 6% stake in Emed Mining Public in a private placement to institutional investors, Emed said on Friday. 

Miscellaneous

Tenders arising from a range of sectors 

Crushing and screening firm reports demand increase

By: Clement Deane Supplier of crushing and screening equipment Pilot Crushtec reports a continuing rise in demand for its equipment. 

Explorer targets gold prospects in the Caucasus

By: Mariaan Webb Prospector Eastern Mediterranean Resources (Emed) claims to have made material progress in its first year of operations and since its May listing on Aim, reporting the establishment of exploration portfolios in three prospective regions – Middle East, Caucasus and Eastern Europe. 

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