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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi is a Creamer Media Senior Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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De Beers lifts Q2 production amid strong trading conditions

19th July 2018 Diamond miner De Beers’ rough diamond production increased by 3% to nine-million carats in the second quarter of this year, reflecting production increases to meet stronger demand, as well as the contribution from the ramp-up at the joint venture Gahcho Kué mine, in Canada. De Beers’ Debswana... 

Anglo reports production growth across all commodities in Q2

19th July 2018 Global diversified miner Anglo American reported a 6% year-on-year increase in total production on a copper equivalent basis for the second quarter. Anglo CE Mark Cutifani remarked in a statement on Thursday that higher copper and metallurgical coal production reflected the company’s consistent... 

Amplats lifts FY platinum guidance after strong Q2

19th July 2018 JSE-listed Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has revised its full-year platinum production guidance upwards to between 2.4-million and 2.45-million ounces, following a strong second-quarter performance. The miner had previously expected to produce between 2.3-million and 2.4-million ounces of... 

Life After Coal campaign demands IRP take water costs into account

16th July 2018 A report from the Life After Coal campaign calls for uncounted costs to South Africa’s water resources to be accounted for in the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). Mining coal and burning it in power stations uses large amounts of water and pollutes water as well, imposing massive but uncounted... 

‘Peak’ cobalt is not on the horizon – S&P’s Global Market Intelligence

16th July 2018 Peak cobalt is not on the horizon, says Standard & Poor’s (S&P’s) Global Market Intelligence metals and mining research analyst Michael Giblin.  

Production at Xtract’s Manica concession increases 42% q/q

16th July 2018 Alluvial mining contractors operating at Aim-listed Xtract Resources’ Manica concession, in Mozambique, produced 1 703 oz of gold in the second quarter – a 41.9% quarter-on-quarter increase.  

Employees on strike at Randgold’s Tongon mine

16th July 2018 Gold miner Randgold Resources on Monday said the government-led process to resolve industrial relations issues at its Tongon mine, in Côte d’Ivoire, was interrupted over the weekend when employees went on strike.  

McEwen’s operations on track to meet full-year guidance

16th July 2018 Dual-listed precious metals producer McEwen Mining produced 36 959 oz of gold and 772 432 oz of silver, or 47 258 gold-equivalent ounces (GEOs), for the second quarter of this year.  

Atalaya produces record quarterly copper production in Spain

16th July 2018 Aim- and TSX-listed copper miner Atalaya Mining produced 10 446 t copper at its Proyecto Riotinto mine, in Spain, in the second quarter of the year, beating its first quarter production record.  

Panthera completes initial RC drilling at Burkina Faso project

16th July 2018 Aim-listed gold exploration and development company Panthera Resources has completed 1.07 km of reverse circulation (RC) drilling over eight holes at its Naton project in southern Burkina Faso.  


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