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- Coal prices seen depressed until more mines close - 20/10/2015
- India in talks to buy coal mines in South Africa, 19/10'/2015
- Coal futures drop to $50/t first time since 2003 as Goldman calls peak - 23/09/2015
- Corporate dispute erupts at Resgen - 18/09/2015
- Pressures on coal show no signs of ending - 29/12/201
- Coal bears aren't going anywhere - 12/23/2014
- Turning point for coal? Japanese trading firms snap up coal assets - 12/22/2014
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Posted by Carel van der Merwe at 10.12.14
[miningmx.com] – PROPOSALS by Chinese investors to buy marginal South African precious metal assets totalling R7.7bn raises the question as to whether the flurry in business activity signals the bottom of the commodities cycle, or if the approaches are merely coincidental, or just plain wrong-headed?
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Posted by Carel van der Merwe at 5.12.14
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Polar Duchess, of Norwegian company Dolphin Geophysical that conducted the 3D seismic completed in July this year. (Bruno Webster, Dolphin Geophysical) Photo License: CC-BY
- A royalty of 10% levied on the market value of oil produced and saved during each month.
- Petroleum Income Tax of 35%, which is paid in accordance with the Petroleum Income Tax Act 2008.
- Petroleum Additional Profits Tax (PAPT), a resource rent tax levied on cash flows. The Model Agreement provides for a two-tier structure for PAPT - the first becomes due once the company has earned a particular threshold rate of return on its investment, and the second becomes due after the company has earned an even higher post-tax rate of return. The first threshold rate of return which triggers payment of PAPT is 15% and the tax rate is 25%, the second threshold rate and tax rate are negotiable.
- Work program: geological prognosis, 10%; Period 1 commitment, 40%; and Period 2 proposal, 10%.
- Fiscal considerations: Tier 2 PAPT and any other items, 10%.
- Applicant qualifications: technical, 15%; financial, 15%.
Posted by Carel van der Merwe at 2.12.14