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Loss-making Metmar cold-shoulders mining, returns to trading roots Video Available

Metmar CE David Ellwood A R65-million operating loss in the 12 months to February 28 has prompted JSE-listed Metmar to cold-shoulder mining and re-embrace metals trading base on which the company was founded. “Our focus going forward is on the trading business and not...
30th April 2013
Mining Personality

Mike Teke

Position: CEO, Optimum Coal Holdings (OCH) Main activity of the company: Coal Mining and Exploration Date and place of birth: 15 August 1964, Springs (KwaThema)
21st May 2010

Optimum Coal plans listing as it concludes agreement to buy BHP's colliery

Black-owned coal mining and exploration group Optimum Coal Holdings said on Wednesday that it had concluded an agreement to acquire the Optimum Colliery and associated assets from BHP Billiton Energy Coal SA (Becsa). The only outstanding...
14th May 2008
Breaking News

Resources giant pursues multifaceted SA transformation

Maphai When Mining Weekly interviewed BHP Billiton South Africa chairperson Dr Vincent Maphai at the time of the announcement of his appointment last year, he cut a fairly lonely black figure on the company’s leadership profile.
30th May 2005
Corporate Profile

Gaining ground

Vincent Maphai One year on, multi-faceted transformation unfolds
27th May 2005
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