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Keith Campbell

Keith Campbell

Keith Campbell is Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

He holds a master's degree in international relations from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Tel: +2711 622 3744


ACSA starts with new strategy while reporting good results

23rd September 2016 Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has started to implement elements of its new operational strategy, says chairperson Skhumbuzo Macozoma. "It's very important to have sound corporate governance in a company like ACSA," he said at a briefing on Friday. "I'm happy to announce we've finalised a... 

Saab, Denel create joint air defence system from their products

23rd September 2016 Swedish security and defence group Saab has revealed that it and South African Defence group Denel have cooperated to integrate the former's Giraffe radar with the latter's Umkhonto surface-to-air missile. "It's producing a system that's going to be very hard to beat," affirmed Saab Country Unit... 

Local unit of global defence group enjoying significant success

23rd September 2016 South African private-sector defence company Saab Grintek Defence (SGD) is enjoying such success that it has had to recruit 198 new staff since January 2015, taking its work force up to 719 people. The company, 75%-owned by Sweden’s Saab and 25% by black South African investors, now has customers... 

SA government to lease, then buy, VIP aircraft

23rd September 2016 The South African Air Force (SAAF) will acquire a VIP aircraft for Presidential travel, Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula affirmed last week, reported specialist news website Defenceweb. While this acquisition process is under way, an aircraft will be leased to... 

CSIR displays its ability to support industrial development

22nd September 2016 The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) highlighted its abilities to support the development of the country's industries at an event at its complex in Pretoria on Thursday. "For industry development we showcased to our stakeholders that we have the national infrastructure and... 

CSIR demonstrates several technological developments

22nd September 2016 As part of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research's (CSIR's) Industry Day, held on Thursday as part of at its four-day CSIR Live exhibition, at the organisation's complex in Pretoria, it displayed and demonstrated integrated technologies relevant to national industrial development.... 

South African, Chinese groups enter industrial partnership in maritime sector

16th September 2016 South African defence industrial group Denel and China's Poly Technologies signed a partnership agreement at the Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition in Centurion, just south of Pretoria, on Friday. This agreement is "to develop our joint Denel/Poly Technologies maritime business in South... 

Boss number seven takes over at global airline body

16th September 2016 The new Director General and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Alexandre de Juniac, took up his office on September 1. He has replaced Tony Tyler, who retired on August 31, having headed the organisation since 2011. De Juniac becomes the seventh person to head the... 

UK PM firm on only revealing fate of nuclear project later this month

16th September 2016 The future of Britain’s first major nuclear power plant (NPP) project in two decades, Hinkley Point C, remains uncertain. In July, the new British Prime Minister, Theresa May, took everyone by surprise when she announced a delay in the approval for the project. Hinkley Point C is to be a European... 

New SAA board cautiously welcomed, but Myeni reappointment draws fire

16th September 2016 South Africa’s official opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), has announced that it is to legally challenge the re-appointment of Ms Dudu Myeni as Chairperson of the South African Airways (SAA) Board. “The DA is of the strong opinion that there is a prima facie case to be made that Ms... 

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