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New Qld policy approach leaves no room for Carmichael ‘tax holiday’

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     29th May 2017 The Queensland government has unveiled plans for a new policy to unlock the development of the Galilee and Surat basins, as well as the North West minerals province, with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk saying that the state Cabinet had unanimously agreed upon the new policy approach. Treasurer... 

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Telkom commits to broadband transformation

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SA Connect gears up for implementation – Minister assures

By: Natasha Odendaal     21st May 2015 As the focus of the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) remains on the first-phase implementation of South Africa (SA) Connect in eight districts over the next three years, plans are being finalised to expand broadband roll-out to the rest of the country starting next... 

Roll-out of broadband emerges as key to DoC

By: Natasha Odendaal     18th March 2014 The development of broadband in South Africa will be the “be-all and end-all” of the Department of Communications over the next few years, Communications Minister Yunus Carrim vowed on Tuesday. Delivering the opening keynote address at the fifth IT Leaders Africa Summit, in Sandton, he said the... 

SA’s broadband plan published

By: Natasha Odendaal     6th December 2013 Following Cabinet approval this week, the Department of Communications (DoC) on Friday published South Africa’s long-awaited broadband plan to close the nation’s broadband gap. The much-revised National Broadband Policy, Strategy and Plan, also known as ‘South Africa Connect’, aimed to fast-track... 

Full details of revamped broadband plan to be released in December

By: Natasha Odendaal     8th November 2013 South Africa’s new “ambitious” broadband plan may “not yet [be] perfect”, but the Department of Communications (DoC) is still planning to release the document into the public domain in the first week of December, Communications Minister Yunus Carrim has confirmed. The much-revised draft plan was... 

Carrim unveils ambitious broadband plan

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National Broadband Policy to be delivered by November

By: Natasha Odendaal     2nd September 2013 South Africa’s long-awaited National Broadband Policy would be delivered by the end of November, Communications Minister Yunus Carrim said on Monday. Speaking at the sixteenth Southern Africa Telecommunications Networks and Applications Conference, or Satnac, in Stellenbosch, he said that the... 

DoC to table final broadband policy next month

By: Natasha Odendaal     21st May 2013 The Department of Communications (DoC) on Tuesday said it would table its revised National Broadband Policy for South Africa with Cabinet during June. Delivering her Budget Vote speech, in Cape Town, Communications Minister Dina Pule said the DoC was finalising the Broadband Policy and Strategy... 

Q1 production decline for OceanaGold

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     27th April 2012 ASX- and TSX-listed gold miner OceanaGold has reported a 23% decline in gold production for the first quarter of its financial year, as New Zealand operations were impacted by planned maintenance shutdowns, and ground movements. During the three months to March, OceanaGold produced 50 842 oz of... 


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