Jun 21, 2012
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The giant Medupi power station project is currently swarming with 17 000 workers. But it’s also changing the shape of what was once a sleepy Waterberg town, as Dames outlined during a recent site tour in which President Jacob Zuma also participated.
Eskom CE Brian Dames
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Black-owned property loan stock company Ascension Properties made its debut on the JSE earlier this month.
Ascension Properties CEO Ashfar Mohamed
The Nedbank Group says advanced economies are holding back the global economic recovery with slow, staggered growth, a loss of momentum and a possible fall back into recession in Europe.
Nedbank Group Economic Unit Senior Economist Nicky Weimar
Researchers said at the AfricaBio conference that biotechnology has the ability to ensure crop protection, reduces input costs and exposure to harmful chemicals, and can also improve grain quality.
Goldamer Consulting's Dr Dave Keetch
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