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The 2015 list of the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining was recently released and included several South Africans and a Botswanan on the list. We are very proud that three of these South Africans are members of the SAIMM. Our congratulations to them on this accomplishment.

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Mining Weekly | Africa

The latest mining world news and project information from Africa.
  • Premier appoints chairperson, considers way forward for RHA Tungsten project
    Aim-listed Premier African Minerals has appointed nonexecutive director Michael Foster as nonexecutive chairperson effective July 20, to succeed George Roach, who remains CEO. Roach commented on Friday that the separation of chairperson and CEO is long overdue and is expected to enhance board oversight and direction.
  • Acacia boss is getting frustrated waiting for Barrick solution
    It’s been a year since Acacia Mining’s majority shareholder started talks on its behalf to end a standoff with the Tanzanian government and interim CEO Peter Geleta is getting frustrated. Barrick Gold, which owns about 64% of London-based Acacia, last month withdrew a timetable to resolve the dispute with Tanzania, after previously indicating it would have a detailed proposal ready by mid-year. The talks include efforts to lift a ban on exports of mineral concentrates introduced by the government last March, which forced the company to stockpile output and curb production.
  • Acacia H1 net earnings fall 51% y/y
    Tanzanian gold miner Acacia Mining’s net earnings for the first half of this year, ended June 30, decreased by 51% to $30.9-million, compared with the net earnings of $62.5-million recorded in the first half of 2017. Net earnings were impacted on by a $24.2-million impairment at Nyanzaga mine.