R/€ = 16.15 Change: 0.19
R/$ = 14.17 Change: 0.21
Au 1239.98 $/oz Change: -6.65
Pt 789.68 $/oz Change: 0.81


RBPlat appoints new CFO

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th July 2018 Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) has appointed Hanré Rossouw CFO and executive director, with effect from October 1. He will succeed Martin Prinsloo, who has resigned to pursue other opportunities. 


By: Martin Creamer     10th July 2015 Former Xstrata Alloys executive director Mike Rossouw wants mining companies to use the valuable information they have to persuade the government to simplify mining policy and collaborate towards less regulation and greater implementation. in his keynote address to the Renewables & Mining Summit... 

Eskom miss Optimum opportunity, govt’s curious AMD snubbing, honesty needed on errant policy

By: Martin Creamer     10th July 2015 Eskom would have done well to take up Optimum's export coal; government's snubbing of an acid-mine drainage solution raises questions; and a call has gone out for honest commentary on errant government policy 

Work with govt to simplify mining policy – Rossouw

By: Martin Creamer     1st July 2015 The time had come for the private sector to start making it clear that it wished to work with government to simplify mining policy and collaborate towards less regulation and greater implementation. “Step up and get involved in providing meaningful information and honest comment,” thought leader... 

Molefe opts not to renew Rossouw’s Eskom contract 

By: Terence Creamer     2nd June 2015 Acting Eskom CEO Brian Molefe decided this week not to renew the contract of Mike Rossouw, who had been working as an energy thought leader at the embattled utility for the past year. Rossouw’s one-year, but renewable, contract was due to expire on June 16. 

Rossouw working on plan to stablise Eskom’s generation performance 

By: Terence Creamer     25th July 2014 Eskom’s appointment of former mining executive Mike Rossouw on a one-year, extendable assignment appears to be closely associated with Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown’s appeal for “extraordinary” steps to be taken to deal with the “unsatisfactory” performance of the State-owned utility’s... 

Mining’s damaging ‘blame game’ destroying South Africa 

By: Martin Creamer     26th June 2013 The South African economy could no longer afford the damaging “blame game” under way in the crucial mining sector, which needed to take urgent steps to prepare for the inevitable next commodities boom, Energy Intensive User Group chairman Mike Rossouw said on Wednesday. 

Mike Rossouw

By: Martin Creamer     7th December 2012 Position: Executive Director Xstrata Alloys Main activity of company: Mining and Mineral Beneficiation Date and place of birth: March 13, 1954, Springs Education: BSc Electrical Engineering, Certificate of Competency Mines and Works and MBA First job: Section engineer Size of first pay packet: I... 

Wake up, South Africa, platinum industry's 'bleeding to death' - Phiri

By: Martin Creamer     19th September 2012 South Africa needed to wake up and behold and stop killing itself, Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) CEO Steve Phiri pleaded on Wednesday. “The platinum industry is seriously bleeding to death, yet we still hear and see people talking and acting irresponsibly,” Phiri said in delivering a... 

Peet Nienaber

By: Martin Creamer     7th September 2012 Position: CEO Xstrata Alloys, who will be retiring at the end of September 2012 after 15 years (appointed 1997) Main Activity of Company: We are the world’s largest producer of ferrochrome and a leading producer of primary vanadium. We also operate a growing platinum business, carbon and... 

Nienaber to leave Xstrata Alloys in September

By: Natasha Odendaal     20th July 2012 After ten years at the helm of ferrochrome, platinum and vanadium company Xstrata Alloys, CEO Peet Nienaber is set to retire in September, the group announced on Friday. The 62-year old, who was responsible for mining company Xstrata’s South African chrome business since 1997 after it bought... 


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