Press Release: Menell calls for engagement in resource nationalism

6 December 2011, Press Release Brian Menell, chief executive of the Kemet group of companies, has recommended the mining industry embrace resource nationalism, rather than fighting it. Mr Menell, whose grandfather, Slip Menell, founded the Anglovaal Group in South Africa, eventual employer of more than 80,000 people, took joint charge of that group’s mining assets…

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Metal Bulletin TINCO PROFILE: Rwandan tin producer eyes long-term growth

Metal Bulletin TINCO PROFILE: Rwandan tin producer eyes long-term growth Tinco Investments is a Rwanda-focused tin and related metals producer that emerged four years ago from the ashes of a former Belgian colonial mine. The company itself was created about 18 months ago, and production was re-established at five of Rwanda’s largest historical mines. It…

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Mining Weekly: Supply-constrained tin a compelling market story – Menell

18 October 2011, Martin Creamer With supply constrained and demand robust, tin is currently a compelling market story, says Tinco CEO Brian Menell. The unlisted Tinco has five producing mines in the Rutongo concession area of Rwanda, Central Africa. Its 5 000 Rwanda mine employees produce more than 100 t/m of 72%-tin concentrate, all of…

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Africa’s New Resource: Nationalism

5 April 2011, Press Release At The Times’ Africa CEO Summit on Tuesday 22 March 2011, Brian Menell, Chairman of Kemet Global Ltd., presented to the Natural Resources Session his views on the challenges posed by the increase in “resource nationalism” which is building momentum across the African continent. Brian Menell identified two dominant trends…

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Recession: May alter priorities, but real philanthropists still give freely

8 April 2010, Ingi Salgado America’s 50 most generous people gave $4.1 billion (R29.8bn) less to charity last year as recession knocked the business of giving. The slowdown in philanthropic donations has hit South Africa’s non-profit sector as some foreign funding sources have dried up. But anecdotal evidence suggests that those South Africans who are…

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Ronaldo and Figo: Score their biggest goal

Ronaldo and Figo: Score their biggest goal Football idols Ronaldo and Luis Figo of Real Madrid met Nelson Mandela at his home in Cape Town on Thursday and promised to tell the world about South Africa. Brazilian international Ronaldo and Portugal’s Figo are in the city as guests of businessman Tokyo Sexwale to promote the…

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Clive S. Menell, 65: Mining Executive In South Africa

Clive S. Menell, 65: Mining Executive In South Africa Clive S. Menell, the deputy chairman of Anglovaal Ltd., a South African mining conglomerate, died yesterday at the age of 65. The cause of death was cancer, said Paul Theron, a spokesman for Anglovaal. Anglovaal is South Africa’s fifth biggest gold producer, with interests in mining,…

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