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Author Archives: Frans van Jaarsveld

Wall of funding waiting in the mining sector’s wings

Geoff Candy | Fri, 5 Feb 2014, 18:35 [moneyweb.co.za] – Private money deals likely in the short to medium term – Gravelle. Billions of dollars worth of private capital is currently waiting to be deployed in the mining sector, but the hurdles firms will have to jump through have been raised. Given the continued struggle, […]

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World Bank eyes $1bn African resource mapping fund

Wendell Roelf, Reuters | Fri, 5 Feb 2014, 12:18 [moneyweb.co.za] – Will guide exploration investment and assist in negotiating better deals. CAPE TOWN – The World Bank wants to launch a $1 billion fund in July to map the mineral resources of Africa, using satellites and airborne surveys to fill geological gaps across the continent where […]

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Mining sector needs innovative funding

Lawrence Williams | Fri, 4 Feb 2014, 14:38 [moneyweb.co.za] – ‘Equity valuations for mining companies remain depressed’ – Rajat Kohli. CAPE TOWN (MINEWEB) – In a release timed to coincide with this year’s big Mining Indaba meeting in Cape Town, Standard Bank’s London-based global head of mining and metals, Rajat Kohli had some very pertinent […]

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Black owned mining companies need to lead

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‘Financing levers’ aim to bolster black industry

Azina Munshi | Fri, 24 Jan 2014, 06:12 [bdlive.co.za] – THE government plans to use both private and public sector funds to support black economic empowerment in recognition of the need to put “financing levers” in place to support the desired creation of black industrialists. The state, frustrated with what it sees as the lack […]

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Website Languages

MRFC will soon ensure that the Company Website is available in other South African languages as well.

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New revolutionary Mining Financing Fund

MRFC is proud of its achievement to have designed and developed a new revolutionary Mining Financing Fund to finance Black Owned Mining Projects and is at present in negotiations to bring a South African Black Owned Company Asset Management and Investment Company with the experience, infrastructure and ability to manage a multi-million dollar fund on […]

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Address by Minister Malusi Gigaba MP

http://www.dpe.gov.za/news-1332 Address by Minister Malusi Gigaba MP, on the occasion of a business breakfast hosted by the Black Management Forum (BMF) in Mangaung, Bloemfontein, on 23 January 2014

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Strapped for cash

Charlotte Matthews | Thu, 06 Jun 2013 08:31 [financialmail.co.za] – Eskom wants to contract more than a billion tons of coal over the next 40 years from black-owned companies, which ought to stimulate the junior mining sector. There are several examples of listed junior miners who have built up their businesses partly by selling to Eskom, […]

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Govt unveils ‘radical’ plan to reshape SA coal

David McKay | Mon, 10 Dec 2012 15:18 [miningmx.com] – SOUTH Africa’s domestic coal mining sector was set to undergo a radical, “game-changing” restructuring, according to the South African government which added that “urgent steps” were needed to secure up to 2.1 billion tonnes (Bt) of thermal coal supplies for Eskom, the state-owned utility company. […]

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