May 13, 2010
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From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Our top stories this week: the next phase of the solar geyser roll-out will incorporate greater local content; South African Airways' new CEO discusses the new King Shaka airport; and the South African government aims to combat the current artisan shortage.
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President Jacob Zuma
Christy van der Merwe
Energy Minister Dipuo Peters
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SAA CEO Siza Mzimela
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Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande
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In our cover story, we find out what South Africa's airlifter options are after the A400M withdrawal late last year.
Read about South African armoured and mine-protected vehicle manufacturer BAE Systems Land Systems OMC's order from Finland.
And, we report that French energy technology company Areva plans to develop a solar power business in South Africa.
And in Mining Weekly this week:
In our cover story, we highlight the public relations problem the mining industry is facing.
We report that rising international demand is driving mining investment in Brazil.
And, read about gold miner AngloGold Ashanti's model to mine safely and profitably 5 kilometres below surface.
That's Creamer Media's Real Economy Report. Join us again next week for more news and insight into South Africa's real economy.
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