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Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian is a Creamer Media Contributing Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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UCT biomedical engineers design affordable adrenaline auto-injector

28th May 2018 Biomedical engineers from the Medical Devices Lab at the University of Cape Town (UCT) have developed an affordable, reloadable adrenaline auto-injector called the ZibiPen. The injector will provide vials of adrenaline for a fraction of the current cost of adrenaline auto-injectors to people with... 

SEZ officials to receive training in China

28th May 2018 A group of 50 Special Economic Zone (SEZ) practitioners and supporting sector specialists from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), provincial departments and local municipalities and agencies responsible for the implementation of government’s SEZ programme, will participate in a capacity... 

DRA consolidates West African footprint with Sierra Leone EPC project

28th May 2018 Global engineering firm DRA has secured a contract with Iluka Resources subsidiary Sierra Rutile for the expansion of its mineral sands operations in the Bonthe district of Sierra Leone. Sierra Rutile’s Gangama plant, which was originally built by DRA in 2016, will double its capacity to between... 

Vedanta reports fatality at Gamsberg project

28th May 2018 An employee was killed in a mining related accident at Vedanta Zinc International’s Gamsberg project, in the Northern Cape, on Friday. All work at the Gamsberg project has been halted while investigations involving the local emergency services and South African Police Service, the Department of... 

Chinese government lends support to Musina-Makhado SEZ

25th May 2018 Government is making good progress in the establishment of the ferroalloy industrial park at the Limpopo-based Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone (SEZ), as a result of the support of the Chinese government, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) SEZ deputy director-general Sipho Zikode said on... 

SAA, partner airlines assist stranded SA Express passengers

25th May 2018 South African Airways (SAA) and its partner airlines Mango and SA Airlink have put in place replacement capacity to support South African (SA) Express passengers. This comes after the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) on Thursday suspended SA Express’ flights after an audit uncovered... 

Endeavour discovers new mineralised zones at Houndé

25th May 2018 TSX-listed Endeavour Mining has discovered two new large mineralised zones – Kari Centre and Kari West – at its Houndé mine, in Burkina Faso. Following the Kari Pump discovery in December last year, exploration efforts were prioritised on the wider Kari area, which hosts a large gold-in-soil... 

Volkswagen SA announces two new appointments

25th May 2018 Mark Handley has been appointed head of Volkswagen South Africa Commercial Vehicles and Ryan Searle Volkswagen South Africa National sales manager. Handley played a key role in bringing about a significant improvement in Volkswagen's Dealer Satisfaction Index, helping to make the Volkswagen... 

Steenkampskraal BFS to be finalised in 6 to 12 months

25th May 2018 A bankable feasibility study (BFS) on the Steenkampskraal rare earths mine, in the Western Cape, will be concluded in the next 6 to 12 months, says Steenkampskraal Holdings chairperson Trevor Blench. The mine is one of the highest-grade rare earth and thorium mines in the world, with average... 

Stronger rand cuts Hulamin's interim earnings

25th May 2018 JSE-listed Hulamin expects to report a 55% decrease in earnings a share and headline earnings a share to 25c for the six months ended June 30. The company said in a statement on Friday that its profits had been impacted on by the performance of the rand against the dollar and the euro, as... 

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