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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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Transition to green energy needs to happen as soon as possible, says think tank

25th September 2020 The transition from burning fossil fuels and the large-scale emitting of carbon dioxide and other harmful gases to renewable energies needs to happen as quickly as the industry can manage, independent financial think tank Carbon Tracker Initiative founder and executive chairperson Mark Campanale... 

Pasofino gains 49% stake in Dugbe JV

23rd September 2020 Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources reports that 49% of its Dugbe gold project in Liberia will be transferred to Pasofino Gold as part of the latter’s acquisition of ARX Resources. Prior to the acquisition, ARX Resources held the 49% stake in the Dugbe gold project, which it was operating under a... 

Vast director Mabhudhu head-hunted by Zimbabwe State-owned diamond company

22nd September 2020 Aim-listed gold, diamonds and polymetals miner Vast Resources reports that its executive director Mark Mabhudhu has received and accepted an offer to join the government-owned Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) as CEO, starting immediately. Mabhudhu’s acceptance of the offer followed a... 

Butler retires as Omnia director

21st September 2020 Frank Butler will retire as director of chemicals company Omnia at the company’s annual general meeting on September 23. He has served on the board since September 2002 and is chairperson of the board's social, ethics and risk committee.  

Arc Minerals intersects oxide and sulphide mineralisation at Fwiji target in Zambia

21st September 2020 Copper and cobalt miner Arc Minerals reports that a maiden diamond drilling programme at the Fwiji target at the Zamsort and Zaco licence areas in north western Zambia, has intersected oxide and sulphide mineralisation. Nine holes have been drilled to date at Fwiji over an area of more than 1... 

Calidus to acquire high-grade Blue Spec project near Warrawoona

21st September 2020 ASX-listed gold explorer Calidus Resources has entered into a binding agreement with TSX-listed gold explorer Novo Resources to acquire the high-grade Blue Spec project, located about 70 km from Calidus’ 100%-owned proposed Warrawoona gold project. The acquisition leases lie immediately adjacent... 

Senex awarded additional acreage

21st September 2020 The Queensland government has awarded ASX-listed oil and gas company Senex Energy preferred tenderer status for a 486 km2 natural gas exploration block, PLR2020-1-9, located on trend between the Scotia and Meridian gas fields in the Bowen basin. This was done as part of the Queensland... 

Kavango, Power Metals strengthen partnership to create new Botswana-focused entity

21st September 2020 LSE-listed base and precious metals miner Kavango Resources has strengthened its partnership with battery metals miner Power Metal Resources by entering into a strategic joint venture (JV). Kavango in April agreed to sell a 51% interest in the Botswana-based Ditau project to Power Metals.  

High Court ruling underscores requirement for mining right applicants to consult community

18th September 2020 A recent High Court ruling underscores the more stringent requirements in recent amendments to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) for mining right applicants to consult with community members​, says law firm Webber Wentzel. The firm points out that, on September 11, the... 

Sibanye Gold exercises option on $450m convertible bonds

18th September 2020 Precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater’s wholly-owned subsidiary Sibanye Gold on September 18 exercised its option on its $450-million, 1.875 per cent convertible bonds due 2023 in line with the terms and conditions to redeem all outstanding bonds on October 19 at their principal amount. This... 


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