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© Reuse this From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Our top stories this week: the South African defence industry needs to consolidate, the Air Traffic and Navigation Services Company is installing a surface movement guidance and control system at two of South Africa's busiest airports, and, Exxaro launches the Chair in Business and Climate Change.
Denel former-CEO Shaun Liebenberg
Project manager Philip Smuts explains.
Project manager Philip Smuts
Project manager Philip Smuts
ECBCC programme manager Dr Hennie Stoffberg says he believes the code, which the ECBCC is developing in cooperation with Ethics SA, will raise the bar beyond ‘business as usual' practices and will transcend the global regulatory framework protocols on climate change, such as the Kyoto protocol, which does not have any legally binding emission reduction targets.
ECBCC programme manager Dr Hennie Stoffberg
Dr Hennie Stoffberg
Read a report on how Sandton, the continent's richest square mile, could double in size over the next decade
News that the Medupi turbine order may be affected by the China earthquake
And, reports that Armscor's missile acquisition programme will involve plans to boost South African industry
And in Mining Weekly this week:
Read a report on how difficult-to-find coking coal's price rockets as global steel demand orbits
The quest by International Ferro Metals' cogeneration plant to slash carbon dioxide emissions by 160 000 tons
And, about South Africa being a preferred destination for Chinese mining investments
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