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Oct 10, 2014
China-based machine manufacturer XCMG launched a diverse range of specialist machinery on August 15 in Ruimsig, Johannesburg. The range includes truck loader cranes, cherry pickers, rollbacks, wheel loaders, excavators, backhoe loaders, skid-steer loaders and...
Oct 10, 2014
If South Africa is going to attain the twin goals of reindustrialising while transforming the racially skewed composition of its economy, it is common cause that black economic-empowerment policy will need to be more closely aligned with industrial policy. This means...
Oct 06, 2014
• New forum with supporting exhibition in a co-location of Bauma Conexpo Africa • Premiere in Johannesburg from September 15 to 18, 2015 Messe München is expanding its international trade fair network in the environmental technology sector with an additional event...
Oct 03, 2014
The US’s economic recovery is continuing to gather pace, supporting the physical demand for metals, export credit agency Export Development Canada VP and chief economist Peter Hall told members of the Canadian Institute of Mining’s Management and Economics Society...
Oct 03, 2014
In the first half this year, US coal exports continued to decline from their record volumes in 2012, as lower European demand for steam coal and increased steam coal supplies from Australia and Indonesia, coupled with added metallurgical coal supplies from Australia,...
Oct 03, 2014
South African aerospace companies Denel Aerostructures (DAe) and Denel Aviation, both part of the State-owned Denel Group, have unveiled a major new project – the South African Regional Aircraft (SARA). This is aimed at meeting a gap in the global market, preserving...
Oct 03, 2014
South African vehicle exports dropped to around 116 000 units for the first six months of the year, down from the 147 600 units recorded for the same period last year. The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) says in its second...
Oct 02, 2014
Altrincham-based WRS plans to open four Global Recruitment ‘hubs’ after opening in Iraq. As part of their global expansion plans, Cheshire-based Worldwide Recruitment Solutions have opened a branch in Erbil, in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Based in the UK, WRS is a...
Oct 02, 2014
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Oct 01, 2014
DENNIS JÖNSSON Dairy will become a more globalised business in the next 10 years
Changing dairy consumption patterns in developed markets and rising consumption in emerging markets is resulting in increased trade from dairy producing countries to emerging markets, says Swiss food packaging and processing multinational Tetra Pak CEO Dennis...
Sep 30, 2014
Despite a rise of over 40% in cargo movements since the lifting of the Manila truck ban, anticipation of a surge in trade with the sustained robust growth of the Philippine economy, and following approval from the government to develop more yard and road...
Sep 25, 2014
Global airline passenger traffic is likely to grow at a rate of 4.7% a year over the next 20 years, driving the need for around 31 400 new passenger and freighter aircraft – worth an estimated $4.6-trillion – by 2033, airline manufacturer Airbus’s Global Market...
Sep 25, 2014
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies believes South Africa should mimic the Japanese model of developing small manufacturing enterprises in close geographical proximity to large industries, thereby enabling small industrialists to supply inputs directly into the...
Sep 25, 2014
South Africa’s power supply is taking strain and with the country’s grid nearing peak demand, an intervention is needed. To this end, several alternatives are being explored but there is a growing need for more sustainable methods of power generation and demand side...
Sep 22, 2014
Construction major Aveng has offloaded its wholly-owned Australia- and New Zealand-based utility, resources and infrastructure contracting business Electrix to European concern Vinco Energies for some R1.4-billion in cash. Aligned to the strategic objective of...
Sep 18, 2014
Global stainless steel melt shop production increased 10.6% year-on-year to 20.9-million tons in the first half of 2014, the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) revealed on Thursday. Production increased in all regions, except for Central and Eastern Europe,...
Sep 18, 2014
Company Annoucement - The Talk Radio 702 Small Business Awards with Sage One, powered by Sage Pastel and Sage VIP, has named Book Express www.bookexpress.co.za  as the Gauteng winner for 2014. Book Express won against strong competition from 30 small businesses that...
Sep 18, 2014
Lionel October
A leading government official offered German companies – which had collectively invested R25.7-billion into South Africa since the financial crisis alone – an assurance that they had “nothing to fear” as a result of government’s decision to terminate its bilateral...
Sep 18, 2014
South African aerospace companies Denel Aerostructures (DAe) and Denel Aviation, both part of the State-owned Denel Group, have unveiled a major new project at the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014 show on Thursday – the South African Regional Aircraft (SARA). This...
 
 
 
 
Sep 18, 2014
Sep 16, 2014
Hundreds of innovators and entrepreneurs have gathered in Cape Town to discuss how to support more innovation in South Africa in a bid to drive the economy forward. Venture capitalists, dealmakers, entrepreneurs and academics have been mingling at the South African...
Sep 12, 2014
Final designs to expand capacity of the coal line to 81-million tons are nearing completion and several work packages are under way.
Sep 12, 2014
The Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), an international grouping of governmental, industry and research and nongovernmental organisations with an interest in renewable energy, publishes a yearly report entitled 'Renewables Global Status...
Sep 11, 2014
Rising demand for protein and more sophisticated diets in developing countries are spurring investors to get excited about investing in fertilisers. The ‘protein story’ was still providing a good thesis for investment, as the developing world continued to consume...
Sep 09, 2014
Metallurgical coal-mining hopeful Fortune Minerals on Tuesday said it welcomed a renewed effort to conclude the Klappan Strategic Initiative (KSI) between the British Columbia government and the Tahltan Nation, reaffirming its support of the provincial government’s...
Sep 09, 2014
Sep 09, 2014
ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer
Power and automation group ABB is moving to “shift the centre of gravity” of the corporation to accelerate its already strong global power and automation position to the next level, amid the global change in the electrical value chain and the fourth industrial...
Sep 06, 2014
In the face of stubbornly low coal prices and a global supply glut, struggling North American coal producers are grappling with stalled demand growth and increasingly strict environmental regulations, while simultaneously navigating congested export corridors to...
Sep 05, 2014
The coal beneficiation sector depends on robust products that provide ease of operation, minimised maintenance costs and enhanced productivity. MBE Minerals is a leading supplier of coal beneficiation technology, ranging from basic and detailed engineering to...
 
 
 
 
Sep 05, 2014
Worldwide, aviation safely transports more than three billion people a year. It is, as the International Air Transport Association (IATA) points out, the safest form of transport there is. Everywhere, aviation has become a key factor in economic growth. Africa is no...
Sep 05, 2014
An underperforming Grinaker-LTA and problem projects in Australia in the past financial year continued to take their toll on construction and engineering group Aveng. The JSE-listed company in August reported its financial results for the year ended June 30, with...
Sep 05, 2014
Worldwide, aviation safely transports more than three billion people a year. It is, as the International Air Transport Association (IATA) points out, the safest form of transport there is. Everywhere, aviation has become a key factor in economic growth. Africa is no...
Sep 05, 2014
INCREASING CAPACITY The facility will help countries around the world meet increasingly strict regulatory requirements and higher performance standards for lubricants
US-based oil refiner Chevron Corporation started commercial production of premium base oils from a newly constructed manufacturing facility at the company’s refinery in Pascagoula, near Mississippi, in July.
Sep 05, 2014
State-owned defence group Denel’s financial results for 2013/14 show revenue growth of 17%, improved profits and the largest multi-year order book in its history – more than R30-billion to be executed over the next 20 years. “We can safely state that Denel has now...
Sep 04, 2014
ExecuJet has won the ‘Best Private Aviation Operator’ category at the annual Business Traveller Africa Awards in Johannesburg, South Africa. The awards, hosted by Future Group, publisher of ‘Business Traveller Africa’ magazine, reward excellence in local, regional...
Sep 02, 2014
Amid an ongoing review of group operations, Richland Resources announced on Monday that subsidiary, the Tanzanite Foundation, which is responsible for tanzanite marketing and promotion, sightholder engagement and community and social relations (CSR), was set to...
Sep 01, 2014
The 14 350 km Sat-3/Wasc/Safe cable system connecting Europe to the west coast of Africa has been successfully upgraded, doubling the system capacity. The fourth upgrade, undertaken by Alcatel-Lucent and the Sat-3/Wasc/Safe consortium, which includes Telkom, had seen...
Aug 28, 2014
Market-oriented cycle for Africa Bauma Conexpo Africa's organizers respond to industry's wish Africa's largest trade fair for the construction machinery and mining industry celebrated its premiere in 2013. The next Bauma Conexpo Africa takes place at the...
Aug 27, 2014
The Energy from Coffee Wastewater project by UTZ Certified has proven that is possible to generate energy, tackle climate change and protect water resources by treating discharges from coffee mills. The project started in 2010 with the goal of addressing...
 
 
 
 
Aug 27, 2014
Strengthening its presence in international markets in order to consolidate its world leadership in developing and marketing software solutions for the sheet metal industry and the structural steel sector is one of the strategic objectives that Lantek a multinational...
Aug 26, 2014
Kobus Verster
An underperforming Grinaker-LTA and problem projects in Australia in the past financial year continued to take their toll on construction and engineering group Aveng. The JSE-listed company on Tuesday reported its financial results for the year ended June 30, with...
Aug 19, 2014
South African vehicle exports dropped to around 116 000 units for the first six months of the year, down from the 147 600 units recorded for the same period last year. The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) said in its second...
Aug 18, 2014
Ghana is to make use of public–private partnerships (PPPs) to develop its aviation infrastructure and create a national carrier. The country aimed to make itself a viable aviation hub for West Africa and beyond. This was made clear by Ghanaian Transport Minister...
Aug 15, 2014
Denel CEO Riaz Salojee
The Denel Group, South Africa's State-owned defence company, has announced a stronger-than-ever order book. "Denel's order book of R32-billion is the strongest the company has had in its history," reported group CEO Riaz Saloojee on Friday. "These are contracts that...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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