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Donna Slater

Donna Slater

Donna Slater is a Creamer Media Staff Writer and Photographer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Assay results point to high copper values for Power Metal's Kisinka prospect

20th November 2020 Aim-listed metals exploration and development company Power Metal Resources, through receipt of assay results, has confirmed high cobalt and copper values at its 70%-owned Kisinka copper/cobalt project, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Kisinka is located about 30 km east of the regional... 

Price of oil to increase, gold to remain high going into 2021 – Fitch Solutions

20th November 2020 With the brent crude oil price continuing to rise in November, following reports of a second highly effective Covid-19 vaccine nearing emergency approval in the coming weeks, financial risk management, solutions and insights company Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research (Fitch... 

Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan presents opportunity to build a better economy, says Saice

20th November 2020 The Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan tabled by President Cyril Ramaphosa in October, provides an opportunity to build a better structured economy, reports South African Institution of Civil Engineering CEO Vishaal Lutchman. Following Ramaphosa’s announcement of the plan, Finance Minister... 

Maiden drill campaign mobilises to explore Tanzanian Haneti nickel project

19th November 2020 Aim-listed gold and nickel explorer and developer Katoro Gold has mobilised Amazon Drilling's teams to start the maiden drill programme targeting the discovery of nickel and platinum group metals (PGMs) at the Haneti nickel project in Tanzania.

Katoro holds a 65% ownership interest in Haneti,... 

Amplats’ Viljoen, Harmony’s Lekubo listed among world’s top 100 women in mining

19th November 2020 Volunteer nonprofit organisation Women in Mining UK (WIM UK) on November 19 released its biennial 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining (WIM100) edition, which features a number of South Africa nominees. The WIM100, which was launched by WIM UK in 2013, highlights the wealth of female talent... 

Sarens Siba branches out into Brits to better serve its mining clients

19th November 2020 Crane company Sarens Siba has opened a new mining-specific crane depot in Brits to service the needs of mines in the greater Rustenburg region. The depot will house mobile and all-terrain cranes in the 40 t to 120 t range that are in high demand by regional mines, and will mainly be used in the... 

Petmin hopeful of resolving Somkhele mine expansion obstacles soon

18th November 2020 Anthracite miner Petmin has reiterated its hope that community issues and two court cases can be overcome and dealt with so that it can progress with the expansion of its Somkhele anthracite mine, about 85 km north of Richards Bay, in KwaZulu-Natal. Expansion of the mine has been hotly contested... 

Smart mobility plan launched to improve Gauteng transport by 2030

13th November 2020 The Gauteng MEC for Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure Jacob Mamabolo on October 27 launched the province’s Smart Mobility 2030 Plan, which is a roadmap aimed at addressing the province’s transport challenges. He pointed out that the two biggest challenges in the province are congestion... 

Online hub launched to boost home-grown mining equipment development

12th November 2020 To increase local manufacturing and the attractiveness and attention thereof, the Mandela Mining Precinct (MMP) and the Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa (Memsa) have launched the Technology Availability and Readiness Atlas (Tara). The launch on November 12 coincided with the... 

Caledonia reports improved economics in third quarter

12th November 2020 Caledonia Mining, which operates the Blanket mine, in Zimbabwe, recorded a gross profit of $12.5-million in the third quarter of the year – a 47% increase on the $8.5-million gross profit for the corresponding period of 2019 The total dividend paid in the third quarter was $0.085 a share, with a... 


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