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Mining Weekly | Africa

The latest mining world news and project information from Africa.
  • Brown to set up Eskom corruption probe headed by retired judge
    Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has announced that she will institute a “broad scope” investigation into allegations of corruption currently hanging over State-owned electricity producer Eskom. The terms of reference and form of the investigation were still to be finalised, but Brown indicated that it would be overseen by a retired judge, so as to ensure that the credibility of the remedial actions arising were not questioned. It was possible that the investigative work would be...
  • Resources Watch
    Implats trial of safety packed drill rig imminent; KZN coal mine supplying communities’ water needs and mulls output expansion; And, Golden Arrow, Silver Standard JV ‘a match made in heaven’ as explorer turns producer
  • Implats launches dual convertible bond offerings
    Platinum mining company Impala Platinum (Implats) on Thursday launched dual convertible bond offerings to enhance the company’s short-to-medium term liquidity and maintain its strong financial position. Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed Implats, headed by new CEO Nico Muller, is offering up to R2.6-billion worth of rand-denominated unsecured convertible bonds and up to $300-million US dollar-denominated unsecured convertible bonds, with the proceeds earmarked to refinance two convertible bonds that mature next year.