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SA stainless steel industry worth $3bn, 100 000 jobs

By: Dylan Slater     8th December 2017 The South African stainless steel industry is “very important” in employing people and growing the economy through exports and the local manufacturing of products, says South African Stainless Steel Development Association CEO John Tarboton.  

A stainless steel industry in Nigeria would be ‘driver of economic development’

By: Dylan Slater     1st December 2017 Nigeria’s mineral wealth of nickel, chromium and molybdenum is positioning the country to be an “investment and foreign exchange haven”, according to Stainless Steel Importers, Installers and Sellers Association of Nigeria (Sisan) director-general Timothy Onwughai.  

Suncor expands reach in UK’s North Sea basin

By: Henry Lazenby     9th August 2016 Canadian oil and gas major Suncor Energy will acquire a 30% participating interest in the UK North Sea Rosebank project from international, integrated oil and gas company OMV for an initial payment of $50-million. Subject to conditions, including regulatory approval, subsidiary Suncor Energy UK... 

Wescoal’s BEE ambitions get deadline

By: Natasha Odendaal     12th May 2015 Junior coal mining and trading group Wescoal’s ambitious black empowerment plans, which are key for the JSE-listed group’s contracts with power utility Eskom and other export opportunities, are likely to come to head by December 2016. Speaking to Mining Weekly Online prior to a shareholder update... 


By: Alida Odendaal     5th September 2014 Tender work arising from state contracts 

Thabo Gumbi

By: Martin Creamer     20th June 2014 Main Activity of the Company: Unlocking human potential and serving mines, mineworkers and community Date and Place of Birth: May 10, 1981, Soweto, Johannesburg Education: Elsie Ngidi Primary School, Chiawelo, Soweto; Siyamukela High School, Madadeni, Newcastle; Marketing Degree, University of... 

AMCU prepared to strike for next six months

By: Natasha Odendaal     27th March 2014 The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union on Thursday stood firm on its wage demands of R12 500 a month, saying it was prepared to continue striking for the next six months at platinum producers Impala Platinum (Implats), Lonmin and Anglo American Platinum. The union, which led a... 

Wescoal earnings up as mining business shines

By: Natasha Odendaal     4th November 2013 Coal-mining junior Wescoal on Monday said it remained confident of maintaining its momentum as half-year earnings rise over 60%. The JSE-listed group delivered headline earnings and headline earnings a share of R18.1-million and 11.4c respectively during the six months to September, a jump from... 

Company Announcement: Gas Week 2013

13th March 2013 Awakening the Sleeping Gas Giants of Africa 

Company Announcement:Gas Week 2013 Diary Announcement

25th February 2013 Inaugural and comprehensive event addressing all regulatory, technical and commercial developments in shale gas, CBM and offshore gas exploration and production 

Expanded capabilities offering secures new contracts in Africa

By: Chantelle Kotze     7th December 2012 Mining contracting company Murray & Roberts Cementation has been awarded new contracts in South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Zambia and Botswana during 2012 through expanding the capabilities of its mine development, mine engineering, mine services and contract mining... 

Mine labour strife ‘severely’ impacts on M&R

By: Natasha Odendaal     31st October 2012 JSE-listed construction group Murray & Roberts (M&R) on Wednesday warned of the possible negative impact emerging from the wave of industrial unrest across the mining sector. The labour unrest had a “severe” impact on the M&R Cementation subsidiary and cost the group about R200-million, as... 

Company Announcement: Bobcat Equipment Rental SA - Highest Rated Plant Hire Company in 2012

12th July 2012 Bobcat Equipment Rental SA (Pty) Ltd is the proud recipient of the 2012 PMR Africa Diamond Arrow Award for excellence 

27/04/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     27th April 2012 Prehistoric worms found deep in a Free State gold mine may hold the key to South Africa’s acid mine water problem; South Africans have been appointed to advise the government of Cameroon on the development of its mining industry; and the Gautrain Management Agency is studying the economic... 


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