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1 September 2022

Standard Bank appointed lead financing provider for Venetia conversion

Standard Bank appointed lead financing provider for Venetia conversion The Standard Bank Group has provided R4-billion of a R10-billion syndicated debt funding package required by De Beers Group for the biggest single investment in South Africa’s diamond industry and one of the largest mining investment projects currently underway in the Africa. As one of the […]

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In Botswana’s Kalahari, copper is king

In Botswana’s Kalahari, copper is king Khoemacau Copper Mining has found its rhythm in Botswana’s Copper Belt. By Leon Louw Under layers of sand, the north-eastern flank of the Kalahari Craton in central Namibia and Botswana, hosts what geologists refer to as magmatic arch rock which, they say, contains porphyry-type copper (Cu) deposits. Overlying the

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A sustainable ocean economy needs entrepreneurs who are creating solutions

A sustainable ocean economy needs entrepreneurs who are creating solutions The Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship South Africa and the UNDP Accelerator Lab South Africa today announced their Ocean Innovation Challenge. The Challenge seeks to assist entrepreneurs with solutions to any of the targets of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (UN SDG) 14, Life Below

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