Emirates partners with FlySafair to strengthen travel options in South Africa

Karachi /DUBAI: Emirates airline and FlySafair today announced an interline agreement, opening up connections for customers to selected routes on FlySafair’s network in South Africa. Through the arrangement, Emirates and FlySafair plan to offer the ease of single-ticket travel and through tagging of baggage for travellers transferring from Emirates’ three… Continue reading

Rio Tinto resuming operations at Richards Bay Minerals

SYDNEY: Rio Tinto has started the process of resuming operations at Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) in South Africa with RBM expected to return to full operations in early January, leading to regular production in early 2020. This follows discussions led by the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Sihle Zikalala, involving all stakeholders… Continue reading

MC Mining announces phased development of Makhado project in South Africa

LONDON: MC Mining Limited has announced the development of its flagship Makhado hard coking and thermal coal project through a phased approach. The construction will commence in the third quarter of 2019. [the_ad id=”32940″]MC Mining Limited effectively owns 69% of Baobab Mining & Exploration (Pty) Ltd, the owner of the Makhado… Continue reading

President Cyril Ramaphosa opens Vedanta’s Gamsberg mine

AGGENEYS: President Cyril Ramaphosa Thursday officially opened Vedanta Zinc International’s (VZI) Gamsberg mine, outside Aggeneys in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province. President Ramaphosa was joined by Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe, Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas, and hosted by Vedanta Chairman  Anil Agarwal, Vedanta CEO Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan, and VZI… Continue reading

Total Announces Ground-breaking Oil Discovery 175km Off the Southern Coast of South Africa

The recent gas condensate discovery by Total South Africa, 175km off the southern coast of South Africa, has set the stage for a significant contribution to the nation’s economic development as it will assist in reducing dependency on imports of oil and gas, notwithstanding the considerable reserves believed to exist… Continue reading