Apr 16, 2009
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From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Our top stories this week: the Satellite Applications Centre of the CSIR inaugurates a new satellite tracking dish; gold is still on an upward trend; and General Motors is still forging ahead in South Africa.
CSIR Satellite Applications Centre manager Raoul Hodges
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GFMS CEO Paul Walker
GM South Africa MD Steve Koch
Read how Gauteng gets set to take the free out of freeway with the introduction of an electronic tolling system.
We report that Nissan South Africa remains committed to its plans to raise production at its Rosslyn plant to 40 000 units a year.
And, read how the design changes to the fourth-generation pebble-bed modular reactor will delay the construction of the demonstration plant.
And in Mining Weekly this week:
Read our cover story on Toronto, the world's mining finance capital of the world.
Read a report on the view held by Merafe Resources CEO Steve Phiri, that the ferrochrome price can only go up.
And, news that Brazilian major diversified miner Vale has started development of its $1,3-billion Moatize coal project, in Mozambique.
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