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Critical Metals publishes prospectus ahead of LSE listing

By: Donna Slater     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... 

DMRE confirms Eskom as buyer of renewable energy under REIPPPP Bid Window 5 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     25th September 2020 Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe on September 25 gazetted a Section 34 Determination to procure energy from independent power producers. This paves the way for Bid Window 5 of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme.  

‘Emergency’ IPP power projects to be grid-connected by mid-2022 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     25th September 2020 The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) and the Independent Power Producer (IPP) Office has set the long-stop date for projects under the Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (RMIPPPP) to start commercial operation as the end of June 2022. The... 

Tin prices to extend rally as electronics sector recovers

By: Reuters     25th September 2020 Tin prices are due to extend their rally next year as top consumer China stocks up on the metal due to a recovery in demand for electronic goods. The bulk of tin, making up nearly half of demand, goes into solder, used chiefly in the electronics industry to connect components. 

Minergy achieves milestones despite Covid-19 impact

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     25th September 2020 Coal mining and trading company Minergy recorded considerable achievements and milestones during the financial year ended June 30, despite a significant part of the year being impacted by Covid-19. “Despite border restrictions between South Africa and Botswana (a minimum of 15 weeks), Minergy, in... 

Macquarie joins Cape Hardy port plans

By: Esmarie Iannucci     24th September 2020 ASX-listed Iron Road on Thursday announced that Macquarie Capital had entered into a joint development agreement to advance the development and financing plans for the proposed A$250-million Cape Hardy Stage 1 multi-user, multi-commodity port facility. Iron Road, Macquarie and the Eyre Peninsula... 

Anglo Asian pushes ahead with growth plans; first-half delivers strong cash generation

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd September 2020 Aim-listed gold, copper and silver producer Anglo Asian Mining has declared an interim dividend of $0.04 apiece for the six months ended June 30, which is 29% higher year-on-year. The company says it will consider a special dividend in the first quarter of 2021 the back of ongoing strong cash... 

Mining well placed to maintain healthy profits despite pandemic impacts, says Stanlib 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     18th September 2020 Asset manager Stanlib says the scars from a blow-out of corporate bond yields and indebted miners finding themselves on the brink of collapse have ultimately introduced good balance sheet and operational discipline into the sector. This included rationalising growth plans and consolidating... 

Nersa to learn next week if tariff-raising Eskom judgment can be appealed 

By: Terence Creamer     18th September 2020 High Court Judge Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane will decide next week whether to grant the National Energy Regulator of South Africa leave to appeal her July 28 judgment, which found the regulator’s decision to deduct a R69-billion equity injection into Eskom from its allowable revenue for the period... 

Investors call for climate disclosures in company accounts

By: Bloomberg     18th September 2020 Climate change will have a major affect on companies’ profits and the value of their assets, so its impact should be reflected in their accounts. That’s the conclusion of investors managing more than $100-trillion. The money managers and pension funds want companies to publish their 2020 annual... 

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