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Henry Laas

Venetia underground project, South Africa Restricted

Murray & Roberts (M&R) subsidiary M&R Cementation has secured a R2.6-billion contract to develop the underground mine beneath De Beers’ openpit Venetia mine.
25th July 2014

Murray & Roberts awarded mammoth R2.6bn Venetia mine contract

Venetia mine In what could be the single-largest contract awarded to construction major Murray & Roberts (M&R) since the Eskom power build programme, M&R subsidiary M&R Cementation has secured a R2.6-billion contract to develop an underground mine beneath...
22nd July 2014
Company Announcement

Murray & Roberts Sets Up A Permanent Presence In Zambia PDF Available

Murray & Roberts officially opened its new offices in Kitwe, Zambia, in early November 2013, establishing a permanent operational base from which to support projects both in Zambia and in other key areas of the Central African infrastructure and...
6th December 2013
Company Announcement

Company Annoucements:Murray & Roberts sets its sights on African expansion PDF Available

Mining, energy and infrastructure yield big opportunities for growth In November this year, South African construction and engineering company Murray & Roberts will add Mozambique to the list of African countries where it has a permanent presence....
15th October 2013

With recovery year done, M&R seeks growth in mining, oil and gas

Construction group Murray & Roberts has concluded the recovery year of its three-year recovery and growth strategy, says CEO Henry Laas. With the 2013 and 2014 financial years now labelled as growth years, he warns, however, that there is no...
31st August 2012

M&R says it’s not overly exposed to culled mining project pipeline

JSE-listed construction and engineering group Murray & Roberts (M&R), which is increasingly pinning its fortunes to continued growth in the mining, oil and gas sectors, moved to assure investors on Thursday that it was not overly exposed to some...
30th August 2012
Murray & Roberts Cementation

Company announcement: Murray & Roberts secures an estimated R2 Billion in new Contracts PDF Available

Murray & Roberts has secured close to R2 billion in new contracts during the month of October.
15th November 2011

Chile rescue to tap into 100 years of South African mining experience

The plan to save the 33 Chilean mineworkers trapped 688 m from the surface in a space no bigger than a sitting room, was not a “guaranteed process”, said Murray & Roberts CE Brian Bruce on Thursday. One of the 108-year-old company’s subsidiaries,...
26th August 2010

Aquarius suspends output at Marikana after deadly accident

JSE-listed Aquarius Platinum has suspended operations at the Marikana mine's number-four shaft, after five contract workers died on Tuesday evening. Two more workers were injured in the major fall-of-ground accident, but did not sustain...
7th July 2010
Mining Services

Company’s mining contracting business experiences growth

Construction group Murray & Roberts (M&R) experienced strong growth in its mining contracting business for the year to June 2009.
22nd January 2010

SA contractor fires 3 900 workers after illegal strike at Aquarius

South African mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation had terminated the employment of around 3 900 of its staff at the Aquarius Platinum operations in Rustenburg, as no agreement could be reached regarding an illegal strike. The strike...
26th August 2009
Labour Relations

Murray & Roberts to cut 1 400 mining jobs

Mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation said it would retrench about 1 400 employees, after it served a Section 189 notice to trade unions. Murray & Roberts Cementation manager Henry Laas told Mining Weekly Online that the headcount...
11th December 2008
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