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Kefi receives central bank approval for proposed Tulu Kapi debt finance

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     19th May 2020 The National Bank of Ethiopia, Ethiopia's central bank, has approved signed term sheets with the project finance banks that will provide the long-term development debt finance for Aim-listed Kefi Minerals' Tulu Kapi gold project. The company says this reaffirms the Ethiopian government's ongoing... 

Gruyere's outlook remains strong - Gold Road

By: Esmarie Iannucci     22nd April 2020 Gold miner Gold Road Resources has maintained its full year production outlook for its Gruyere joint venture with South Africa’s Gold Fields, in the Pilbara. Gold production at Gruyere reached 59 595 oz during the first quarter ending March, down from the 70 023 oz produced in the previous... 

Lake Way on track for 2020 commissioning

By: Esmarie Iannucci     3rd April 2020 The Lake Way potash project, in Western Australia, is on track for commissioning in December this year, with owner Salt Lake Potash reporting that civil earthworks for the process plant and non-process infrastructure has been completed. The completed work includes pad preparation for... 

Australian exports going strong, Covid-19 impact still looming

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th March 2020 New data from the Office of the Chief Economist has shown that Australia’s resource and energy export earnings are forecast to set a record of A$299-billion in 2019-20, an increase of A$18-billion from 2018-19, while the effects of the COVID-19 virus would likely be felt by the resources sector... 

Trudeau to seek industry, indigenous input to define climate plan

By: Reuters     2nd March 2020 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in his first major climate change speech this year, will reach out on Monday to businesses, indigenous groups and citizens for help in defining his ambitious plan to cut carbon emissions, a senior government official said. During his campaign for... 

On-The-Air (07/02/2020) 

By: Martin Creamer     7th February 2020 Strong steps are being taken internationally to stop criminals from getting stolen gold into the market; Minerals Council South Africa is going all out to boost junior mining; and Diamond miners may use airships to replace winter roads in frozen parts of Canada to mitigate against climate change. 


24th January 2020 Firmly entrenched as an Africa-based diversified heavy engineering company, Raubex Group continues to excel as a world-class player in the heavy construction sector, with a focus on infrastructure development. Founded by industry legend Koos Raubenheimer in 1974, the company has a proud record of... 

Cimic wins Rio contracts

By: Esmarie Iannucci     20th December 2019 Mining major Rio Tinto has awarded some A$150-million worth of contracts to ASX-listed mining contractor Cimic’s subsidiary CPB Contractors. CPB Contractors will deliver three separate packages of work at Robe Valley, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, worth approximately $150 million,... 

Additional renewable energy development zones proposed

13th December 2019 The second phase of the Strategic Environmental Assessment for wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) energy in South Africa proposes three additional renewable energy development zones for wind and solar PV energy projects. The renewable energy development zones support the responsible implementation... 

On-The-Air (22/11/2019) 

By: Martin Creamer     22nd November 2019 Government is being called upon to concession some struggling railway routes to the private sector; The Mandela Mining Precinct has come out of its starting blocks at promising speed; and Solar power is now so low-priced that farmers and off-grid miners are installing it. 

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