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Aim-listed Premier African Minerals received a strong response to its offer to raise £500 000 at 0.4p apiece, with the offer oversubscribed. The offer closed early when £1-milion was surpassed, with Premier now issuing 252-million shares, which will rank equally with the company's existing ordinary shares. The shares are expected to start trading on November 27.
JSE-listed Impala Platinum’s (Implats’) group CFO and executive director Brenda Berlin has resigned, effective February 28, 2018, to take‐up a new corporate role aligned to her current aspirations. Implats has initiated the process to identify a suitable successor to Berlin, who had joined Implats in 2004, and assumed the role of CFO in 2011.
TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines has marked the start of work on the twin declines at the ultrahigh-grade Kakula copper discovery, at the Kamoa-Kakula copper project, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with the first blast. The Kakula boxcut was successfully completed on October 26, followed by the first blast for the twin declines at Kakula on November 16 – ten days ahead of schedule, said executive chairperson Robert Friedland.