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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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IronRidge completes Phase 2 drill programme at Côte d'Ivoire gold target

9th July 2020 Aim-listed minerals exploration company IronRidge Resources reports that the initial second phase of its drilling programme at its Ehuasso gold target in Côte d'Ivoire has returned multiple high-grade and broad low-grade results from 5.9 km worth of aircore (AC) drilling, to date. The Ehuasso... 

Hulamin becomes first aluminium semi-fabricator to achieve emissions milestone

9th July 2020 Aluminium products manufacturer Hulamin reports that it has become the first global aluminium semi-fabricator to have a greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions target approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).   The SBTi mobilises companies to set science-based targets and boost their... 

World Diamond Council applauds launch of training programme

8th July 2020 World Diamond Council (WDC) president Edward Asscher has expressed the WDC’s strong support for an agreement announced on July 8, for collaboration in the development and delivery of a training programme that promotes safe and responsible operating standards. The standards apply to the artisanal... 

Aura Energy agree to sale of Tasiast South tenements

7th July 2020 Australia-based minerals company Aura Energy (AEE) has signed a C$4.5-million (A$4.8-million) funding term sheet for the creation of a joint venture (JV) vehicle with TSX-listed Chilean Metals for Aura’s gold, base- and battery-metal tenements in Mauritania. The deal, which is subject to due... 

Mantashe lauds court ruling for broader community to be included in charter review

7th July 2020 Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has welcomed the June 30 ruling by the Gauteng High Court that the Minerals Council South Africa include parties representing communities, trade unions and black economic empowerment (BEE) entrepreneurs in its judicial review of the 2018 Mining... 

Dlamini resigns as Kumba director

7th July 2020 Nonkululeko Dlamini, who has taken up the position of Transnet CFO, has resigned as nonexecutive director of iron-ore miner Kumba Iron Ore. Kumba chairperson Dr Mandla Gantsho thanks her for her “invaluable contribution” to the board.  

Omnia more than halves debt as stabilisation plan is concluded

7th July 2020 JSE-listed diversified chemicals group Omnia Holdings reports that it achieved solid results for the financial year ended March 31, noting that this reflected the finalisation of the group’s stabilisation plan which included the successful recapitalisation of the business. Omnia’s balance sheet... 

Group Eleven intersects its ‘best-ever mineralisation’

6th July 2020 Vancouver-headquartered zinc explorer Group Eleven’s share price surged nearly 40% on Monday, as the company announced its best-ever mineralisation at the PG West project in Ireland. The company intersected 10.3 m of 14.6% zinc, 5% lead (19.6% combined) and 43 g/t silver during its drilling... 

55 North to sell Edleston project to European Cobalt

6th July 2020 Gold explorer and developer 55 North Mining has entered into a definitive agreement with gold junior European Cobalt, which will acquire the rights, title and interest in the Edleston gold project, south of the Timmins gold camp, in Ontario. The definitive agreement is subject to shareholder... 

Stornoway’s Godin becomes Pretivm COO

6th July 2020 TSX-listed  intermediate gold producer Pretium Resources (Pretivm) reports that Patrick Godin has been appointed VP and COO, effective August 1, succeeding operations VP David Prins. Godin was until last month president, CEO and director of Stornoway Diamond Corporation. 


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