May 21, 2009
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Hitachi Power Africa CEO Johannes Musel
And, for its joint venture partner, SPX, better known locally as DB Themal, the investment is also a coup, as DB Thermal in South Africa MD Heinz Spreitzer outlines:
DB Thermal in South Africa MD Heinz Spreitzer
Eskom, Chief officer: Generation Brian Dames
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IATA, Regional Vice-President for Africa, Lance Brogden
Hugh Fraser, GM of architectural products at PG Glass
Read how office developers are clambering for green-building accreditation, despite the economic crisis and higher costs.
We report how Airbus is overcoming the production ramp-up problems that have plagued its double-decker A380 super jumbo programme.
And, Eskom completes the doubling up of its open-cycle gas-turbine facilities in the Western Cape, raising overall capacity in the region to over 3 000 MW.
And in Mining Weekly this week:
Read our cover story on how LSE- and JSE-listed Central Rand Gold has re-evaluated its initial one-million-ounce-a-year gold target for 2012.
We report that JSE-listed black-controlled resources company, Mvelaphanda Resouces, is in discussion with a South African group to buy Mvela's assets in a possible equity transaction.
And, London Aim-listed Petra Diamonds manages to sell a stunning blue diamond from the Cullinan mine for a record $9,4-million.
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