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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...
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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...
Aug 15, 2014
The share price of ASX-listed Robust Resources spiked more than 52% on Friday after the company became the target of a joint takeover between Stanhill Capital Partners and Droxford International. The bidders on Friday announced that they had entered into discussions...
Aug 14, 2014
A totally green approach between Shell, Pragma www.pragmaworld.net and Cool Technology has resulted in the treatment of black water and sewage on site with a water recovery of between 60 and 70%. The 150m3 per day effluent treatment and grey water recycling plant was...
Aug 14, 2014
Global engineering and technical services company Aurecon today announced the appointment of Giam Swiegers as its new Chief Executive Officer effective 1 February 2015. He will be based in the company’s Sydney office.  Aurecon Chairman, Teddy Daka, said, “After an...
Aug 11, 2014
Innovation and the continuous strengthening of a unique identity will keep the South African wine industry at the forefront of the global wine arena Presenters conveyed this message to around 200 cellars, producers and other wine industry role-players at a VinPro...
 
 
 
 
Aug 08, 2014
VITAL GLOBALITY Trelleborg has ten facilities capable of producing seals, bearings and airframe solutions around the world
While polymer solutions company Trelleborg has partnered with aircraft manufacturers in the design of systems containing its seals, bearings and air frame components for over 65 years, the company keeps abreast of the latest technology developments in the aerospace...
Aug 07, 2014
Global capital project and infrastructure spending is expected to grow to more than $9-trillion a year by 2025, up from $4-trillion in 2012, with nearly $78-trillion likely to be spent on capital projects and infrastructure globally between now and 2025, a new report...
Aug 06, 2014
With violent antigovernment demonstrations petering out and many of his leading opponents now muzzled, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro might be forgiven for thinking his administration is now on firmer ground. However, the underlying causes for the disturbances...
Aug 01, 2014
PRESSURE TEST The major challenge facing the industry has been the decline in capital expenditure projects
The local pressure vessel industry has been under significant strain for the past several years and there are no signs of improvement, at least not for the remainder of this year, industry body the Pressure Equipment Manufacturers Association (Pema) executive...
Jul 29, 2014
AECI CEO Mark Dytor
AECI’s explosives arm AEL has branched out into Australia as it teams up with undisclosed customers for the supply of explosives into this new market. An AECI office had been established in Brisbane, while preparations were under way to ship a bulk emulsion plant...
Jul 24, 2014
The directors of ASX-listed Robust Resources have implored shareholders to take no action regarding an increased takeover bid from Stanhill Capital Partners Holdings, after the firm reported that it had acquired a 19.9% interest in the metals developer. Earlier this...
Jul 24, 2014
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. successfully closed and signed today an inaugural Loan Facility Programme (the Programme) and a USD350 million syndicated revolving credit facility (the Revolving Facility) with a large group of international and...
Jul 23, 2014
East Africa would be the next major oil and gas play on the continent, professional services firm PwC Africa Oil & Gas Advisory senior manager Derek Boulware said on Wednesday. Speaking at the launch of the firm’s 2014 Africa oil and gas review titled ‘On the brink...
Jul 23, 2014
Trimble announced today that a SITECH® Technology Dealer has been established in Utah as well as in several adjacent counties in Wyoming and counties in the Grand Canyon National Park and Lake Mead recreation area of northern Arizona. SITECH Intermountain joins the...
Jul 22, 2014
South African crude steel production declined by 4.7% year-on-year in June to an estimated 590 000 t, falling behind the 3.1% average production uptick of the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) in the same month. As a collective, the...
 
 
 
 
Jul 18, 2014
Private equity investor Stanhill Capital Partners has increased its takeover offer for metals developer Robust Resources from 28c a share in cash to 31.5c a share in cash. The increase offer valued Robust at A$61.5-million.
Jul 18, 2014
Oil and gas major Santos has reported a 5% increase in production for the second quarter ended June on the back of the successful start-up of its Papua New Guinea liquefied natural gas (PNG LNG) project in April this year. During the three months to June, Santos’...
Jul 18, 2014
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) released its Global Survey 2014: Rethinking Trade and Finance on July. This is its largest and most comprehensive survey to date, including data from 298 banks across 127 countries. The survey concludes that the growth rate...
Jul 17, 2014
Tony Abbott
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday succeeded in his attempts to have the controversial carbon tax abolished. The Senate voted 39 to 32 in favour of killing the tax. It was introduced by previous Prime Minister Julia Gillard in 2012 and its abolishment...
Jul 16, 2014
A new study by PwC has found that while 80% of organisations rank digital technology integration as a priority, only one in five companies can lay claim to being a “digital” organisation. PwC’s sixth annual Digital IQ Survey revealed how well business and information...
Jul 16, 2014
Domestic investment in real estate remains in a period of recovery, despite battling “sticky” vacancy rates across most segments, below inflation retail-trading growth and unlet speculative developments, Investment Property Databank (IPD) South Africa head Stan...
Jul 15, 2014
De Beers’ diamond brand Forevermark would enter the UK and Ireland markets later this year. The company appointed Crossworks Manufacturing as its licensee partner and would work with a select number of retailers to bring Forevermark diamonds to the region.
Jul 15, 2014
Metals developer Robust Resources has again told shareholders to hold off on making a decision regarding a takeover offer from unlisted Stanhill Capital Partners Holdings, after the shareholders of Aim-listed Mentum voted in favour of acquiring Robust’s Kyrgyz...
Jul 14, 2014
ExecuJet Africa is expanding its helicopter charter fleet with the addition of a Bell 230 helicopter in partnership with Acher Aviation, leaders in off-shore helicopter operations. The 10-passenger Bell 230 helicopter is fully IFR (Instrument Flight Rules)-certified...
Jul 14, 2014
Trimble announced today that a Sitech® Technology Dealer has been established in Illinois, the counties of Lake and Porter in Indiana, the county of Cherokee in Kansas, northeastern Missouri, and the county of Ottawa in Oklahoma. Sitech Midwest joins the premier...
 
 
 
 
Jul 11, 2014
Global stainless steel melt shop production increased 6.8% year-on-year to 10.2-million tons during the first quarter of 2014, the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) said this week. Production increased in all regions, with China and the Americas showing the...
Jul 11, 2014
300 exhibitors from 25 countries entered into a dialogue with 7,100 high-calibre trade visitors at the centrally located Expocentre in Moscow. Users, engineers, technicians, buyers, production managers, sales directors and investors from the metallurgy and tube...
Jul 11, 2014
Australian oil and gas major Santos on Friday announced first oil production from the Dua project, offshore Vietnam. The Dua project is a three-well subsea tie-back to the existing Chim Sao facilities, and was expected to deliver about 8 000 bbl/d of oil for the...
Jul 10, 2014
Trimble announced today that two Sitech® Technology Dealers have been established in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Sitech UK and Sitech Ireland join the premier network of Sitech dealerships—the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most...
Jul 08, 2014
MICROmega Holdings’ Limited is to provide occupational risk management services to the City of Phoenix Water Services Department, a service that will be provided by NOSA, a subsidiary company of MICROmega. Phoenix is the capital city of the United States state of...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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