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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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Economic diversification should not prevent Zambia from exploiting its minerals – Stanbic Zambia

2nd October 2020 Financial services provider Stanbic Bank Zambia, warns that, while pushing for economic diversification is important, there is also a need to ensure the country’s mineral wealth and the mining sector are not neglected. 
In a release published this week, following the latest Stanbic Anakazi Online... 

Global Centre on Adaptation opens regional office in Côte d’Ivoire

2nd October 2020 Hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) at its headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) launched its African regional office on September 17.  GCA Africa will work with partners across the continent to scale and accelerate adaptation action that... 

Kibo one step closer to finalising Baobab PPA

1st October 2020 Multi-asset, Africa-focused energy company Kibo Energy has proceeded with several steps to progress ongoing negotiations regarding a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Baobab Resources to supply about 200 MW of energy to Baobab’s Tete steel and vanadium project, in Mozambique. The Baobab power... 

Exploration budgets lowered owing to Covid-19

1st October 2020 Newly released global exploration budget data from research and data company Standard & Poor’s Global Market Intelligence’s Corporate Exploration Strategies (CES) series shows that the exploration sector's optimism that began to appear in the second half of 2019 had been snuffed out by the... 

Wesizwe warns of interim losses

29th September 2020 JSE-listed platinum group metals miner Wesizwe says there is “reasonable degree of certainty” that it will post a headline loss a share of between 61.23c and 62.56c, for the six months ended June 30. This compares with the headline earnings a share of 6.74c reported for the six months ended June... 

ARM appoints new FD, board executives

29th September 2020 Diversified miner African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) has appointed CFO Tsundzukani Mhlanga as FD, following the resignation of outgoing FD Abigail Mukhuba who will step down from the board, effective September 30. ARM executive chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe expresses his gratitude to Mukhuba for... 

Tirupati declares plans to list on the LSE

28th September 2020 Specialist graphite and graphene producer Tirupati Graphite has proposed to potentially undertake an initial public offering (IPO) and is expected to publish its registration document, which has been submitted to the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for approval. The company, which has... 

Kropz makes second equity draw down

25th September 2020 Phosphate explorer and developer Kropz has made its second quarterly drawdown request of $4-million under the equity facility with its major shareholder, the African Rainbow Capital (ARC) Fund. The second drawdown will be paid through the issuing of 50.96-million new ordinary shares at the issue... 

Critical Metals publishes prospectus ahead of LSE listing

25th September 2020 Investment company Critical Metals, on September 24 published a prospectus which has been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) relating to the admission of 30.3-million ordinary shares of £0.005 apiece to listing on the standard segment of the official list of the FCA and to trading... 

Diesel vehicle push could boost platinum demand, says WPIC

25th September 2020 A resurgence in encouraging vehicle buyers to buy diesel vehicles could result in a boost for platinum demand, says the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC). In January 2021, the European Commission will measure the average fleet carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of each European automotive... 


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