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Renewables’ share of global energy market to rise, system stability central

By: Anine Kilian     14th September 2017 The world’s energy system will decarbonise over the next three decades, says advisory services and risk management company DNV GL Africa business manager Robert O’Keefe. Unpacking DNV GL’s ‘Energy Transition Outlook 2017’ report at the Nordic Energy Days conference, in Pretoria, on Thursday, he... 

KAZ appoints CFO to take over from Southam

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th September 2017 Copper miner KAZ Minerals has appointed Intertek FD John Hadfield as its new CFO, effective January 1. Before joining the UK arm of Intertek, Hadfield spent over 14 years at BG Group and Royal Dutch Shell. 

Advisian appoints Adam Boughton to grow infrastructure business

     24th August 2017 Advisian, the technical and management consulting division of WorleyParsons, has appointed Adam Boughton to the newly created role of Regional Director Infrastructure, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Reporting to EMEA Managing Director Adrian Smith, Adam will serve as a member of the EMEA... 

Advisian appoints Adam Boughton to grow infrastructure business

     23rd August 2017 Advisian, the technical and management consulting division of WorleyParsons, has appointed Adam Boughton to the newly created role of Regional Director Infrastructure, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Reporting to EMEA Managing Director Adrian Smith, Adam will serve as a member of the EMEA... 

WorleyParsons developing black enterprises 

By: Martin Creamer     21st August 2017 Project delivery and engineering consultancy WorleyParsons RSA is answering South Africa’s call for broader economic participation and transformation. The local company, which is part of the Australian Securities Exchange-listed WorleyParsons engineering group that serves the resources and energy... 

SAREBI, the South African Renewable Energy Business Incubator,

     5th July 2017 Is pleased to announce that Dassault Systems SOLIDWORKS has donated full commercial SOLIDWORKS licenses to the business incubator.   SAREBI’s business model centres around a full-service incubation package that is based on mentoring & coaching, operational support, facilitation, networking, and... 

South Africa faces land reform dilemma, partnership is key

By: Natasha Odendaal     5th July 2017 South Africa is facing a land reform dilemma, with the redistribution of land having progressed well below expectations and with much of the land already transferred falling into an economic abyss. Of the estimated 5.9-million hectares of functional farms that had been transferred, up to 90% have... 

New audit service to support concrete product manufacturers

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     12th May 2017 Cement and construction materials supplier AfriSam is providing additional support for its Concrete Product Manufacturers (CPMs) customers through its new Efficiency Audit service offering. AfriSam national sales manager Amit Dawneerangen says there has been a downturn in infrastructure projects... 

Shift away from coal good for jobs and more

     28th April 2017 US President Donald Trump’s executive order to repeal former President Barrack Obama’s environmental policies without offering an alternative for how the US will address climate change shows poor leadership and a lack of long-term vision. The executive order will not bring back the coal industry,... 

Australian Federal Police investigate Rio’s dealings in Guinea

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     7th March 2017 The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has launched an investigation into mining major Rio Tinto’s dealings in Guinea, regarding an alleged $10.5-million payment to a consultant on the Simandou iron-ore project. A furor erupted in November 2016 after Rio revealed it had become aware of a string of... 

Sanral CEO looks to regain South Africa’s trust despite ongoing e-toll tussle 

By: Irma Venter     24th February 2017 Not too long ago, the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) was a firm darling among its peers. It was a well-funded State-owned enterprise (SOE) almost never under fire, seldom in retreat, grinding ever onward in its task to manage and expand the country’s road network. Then came... 

Sanral CEO looks to regain South Africa’s trust despite ongoing e-toll tussle

By: Irma Venter     24th February 2017 Not too long ago the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) was a firm darling among its peers. It was a well-funded State-owned enterprise (SOE) almost never under fire, seldom in retreat, grinding ever onward in its task to manage and expand the country’s road network. Then came... 

Bigen Africa launches Health division with key senior appointment

     23rd January 2017 Bigen Africa, a thought-leading, solutions-driven infrastructure development Group with a firm foothold in southern Africa and a fast-growing Africa footprint, is expanding its service offering to South African clients with a new focus on healthcare provision facilitation, and has appointed an... 

World Bank arm monitoring Rio Tinto’s payments probe in Guinea 

By: Bloomberg     21st November 2016 The World Bank’s private investment arm said it’s monitoring the situation after Rio Tinto Group announced a probe into a $10.5-million payment connected to the Simandou iron-ore project in Guinea, West Africa. The International Finance Corp. is supporting efforts to identify funding for the... 

Rio Tinto sacks execs in Guinea payment probe

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     17th November 2016 Mining major Rio Tinto has terminated the contracts of energy and minerals chief Alan Davies and legal and regulatory affairs group executive Debra Valentine amid the furore caused by a $10.5-million payment to a consultant in Guinea. Rio in November suspended the two staff members and contacted... 

Rio Tinto suspends energy and minerals chief over Simandou payments

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     9th November 2016 Mining major Rio Tinto has immediately suspended its energy and minerals chief Alan Davies, and has contacted authorities in the US and UK, after uncovering a $10.5-million payment to a consultant in Guinea. The miner said on Wednesday that it had become aware of email correspondence from 2011... 

Sound planning, partnerships critical for success of Africa’s gas-to-power initiatives

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th November 2016 Africa is home to one of the greatest future energy sources – gas. Continuous exploration and talks, combined with gas’s low carbon make-up, have paved the way for a potentially powerful emerging gas-to-power market.  However, bringing gas-to-power facilities on line involves a complex process of... 

Bigen Africa appoints Henk Bester to lead Transport directorate

     19th October 2016 Solutions-driven infrastructure development group, Bigen Africa, has appointed Henk Bester as Managing Director of its Transport directorate. Bester, formerly managing director of rail at Hatch Consultants, will play a key role in driving the group’s business development goals, which include... 

Strategic advisory services for ports and marine terminals from Advisian

     14th October 2016 Advisian, the global advisory business of the WorleyParsons Group, has seen significant growth in their Ports and Marine Terminals division in recent months, as increasing emphasis is placed on efficient terminal operations, which are essential for sustaining national competitiveness, addressing... 

Cushman & Wakefield Excellerate Advisory appoints Gavin Klarmann to head its comprehensive property occupier and investor advisory services

     23rd September 2016 Cushman & Wakefield Excellerate Advisory has received a considerable boost with the appointment of real estate industry veteran Gavin Klarmann, who is committed to continue driving property advisory disciplines forward in South Africa, and delivering the best international standards in the local... 

Nimble operator with a gas turbine

By: Terry Mackenzie-hoy     26th August 2016 In May of this year the state of South Australia closed down its last coal-fired power stations. This could happen because the state has an extensive installation of gas turbine, wind turbine and solar energy power. A report from InDaily reads like a murder mystery: “On Christmas Day, according... 

Kibo signs on Norton Rose to assist with Mbeya PPA

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     17th August 2016 Dual-listed Kibo Mining has rallied law firm Norton Rose Fulbright to assist with the preparation and negotiation of commercial arrangements and agreements pertaining to a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Tanzanian government and power distribution company Tanesco for the Mbeya... 

Imperial group to acquire 70% of Sasfin Premier Logistics

     22nd July 2016 The Imperial group has entered into an agreement with Sasfin to acquire 70% of Sasfin Premier Logistics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sasfin. Sasfin Premier Logistics will be renamed Imperial Sasfin Logistics. 

Gabon rail network to get €52.5m boost from IFC

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     15th July 2016 The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is providing €52.5-million of debt financing to boost the capacity and improve the efficiency of Gabon’s rail network and improve the Central African country’s trade and transport links. The financing was awarded to Société d'Exploitation du... 

Imperial acquires 70% of Sasfin Premier Logistics to create trade expert

By: Irma Venter     12th July 2016 The Imperial group said on Tuesday that it had entered into an agreement with Sasfin to acquire 70% of Sasfin Premier Logistics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sasfin. Sasfin Premier Logistics would be renamed Imperial Sasfin Logistics. 

More Gold for Palladium

     13th June 2016 As the only Gold Partner in Africa, Palladium Business Solutions has achieved the prestigious Acumatica Gold status for the fourth consecutive year. Additionally, the company also recently outclassed its global counterparts by winning the Acumatica International 'Partner of the Year' award.... 

AfDB to put up $1.1bn for Tanzania’s transformation to inclusive, green growth

By: David Oliveira     25th March 2016 The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced last month that it will support Tanzania’s economic transformation to inclusive and green growth through an indicative concessional resource assistance package estimated at more than $1.1-billion over a five-year period. The support package is... 

Global groups act to de-risk lending to African SMEs

By: African News Agency      23rd March 2016 Ecobank has joined forces with leading international finance and development organisations to help fill the gap in financing for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in some of Sub-Saharan Africa’s poorest and most fragile countries. Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), parent company... 

JHI, part of the Excellerate Property Services Group, is growing at the forefront of sub-Saharan African opportunities

     9th March 2016 Sub-Saharan Africa remains rich with untapped opportunities, even in the face of slowing growth due to global economic conditions. This is the word from Marna van der Walt, CEO of Excellerate Property Services (EPS), Africa’s leading provider of property services. “Even with the concern around... 

Ost Engages With Lenders And Ipps At 2gw Egyptian Pv Site

     23rd February 2016 OST Energy, a leading technical advisor for wind, solar and energy storage initiatives, is working with a number of major international development finance institutions and independent power producers to provide lender’s engineering and due diligence services at the 2GW Ben Ban solar PV... 

Cova Advisory Goes Green

     29th January 2016 Environment and incentives experts Cova Advisory and Associates has boosted its campaign for sustainability, by relocating to a new Green Building in the Waterfall Estate, North of Johannesburg. This meets the twin requirements of demonstrating the company’s commitment to the environment and... 

Bigen Africa “walks the talk” and assists with the South African water crisis

     21st January 2016 “South Africa is in the grip of a severe drought which is seriously impacting 2,7 million households desperate for drinking water, and threatening the existence of farmers, the lives of their livestock and the stability of the country’s economy,” warns Dr Snowy Khoza, Chief Executive Officer of... 

NSL signs MoU with Indian state govt

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     14th January 2016 Junior iron-ore producer NSL Consolidated has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the state government of Andhra Pradesh, in India, to support the iron-ore growth strategy within the state. The MoU covers the mining, beneficiation and pelletisation of low-grade iron-ores in the... 

Bigen Africa CEO Dr Snowy Khoza named South Africa’s Business Leader of the Year

     1st December 2015 Dr Snowy Khoza, Chief Executive Officer of the Bigen Africa Group, was named National Business Leader of the Year at the 13th National Business Awards event at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park on 19 November 2015. Bigen Africa, a leading solutions-driven infrastructure development Group with a... 

Growthpoint, Investec, IFC launch Pan-African property fund

By: Natalie Greve     10th November 2015 In a move that will create a diversified Pan-African third-party institutional real estate investment vehicle, real estate investment trust Growthpoint Properties has entered into a 50:50 joint venture with Investec Asset Management to form a new management business focused on property investment... 

Creamer Media publishes Base Metals 2015: A review of Africa's base metals sectors research report

     2nd November 2015 In light of these developments, Creamer Media’s 'Base Metals 2015 Report' examines the global base metals market, with a particular focus on supply and demand; the production of copper, zinc, nickel and lead in the African market, and on selected base metals operations and projects in Africa. 

Desalination plant feasibility studies support proactive water planning

By: Mia Breytenbach     9th October 2015 Engineering, management and specialist technical services firm Aurecon has undertaken two desalination plant feasibility studies for South African water utilities, following the successful completion of technical studies and investigations, construction-phase contract management, project... 

Asia to experience first bioenergy conference in October

     18th September 2015 The International Bioenergy Exhibition and Asian Bioenergy Conference (IBSCE) 2015 is set to take place from October 21 to 23 in Shanghai, China. 

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