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May 25, 2015
WorleyParsons, one of South Africa’s largest engineering contractors, launched its new global advisory business, Advisian, into its local South African structure in October 2014. Advisian provides high-level strategic and management consulting services and has been...
May 25, 2015
With Africa’s population set to triple by 2050, modernising local economies will be vital to make the continent more competitive and to increase people’s living standards, the African Economic Outlook 2015 report highlights. Compiled by the African Development Bank...
May 22, 2015
“Krispy Kreme will quickly become a South African favourite.” That’s what the global doughnut company and coffee retailer is hoping for as it plans to open 31 shops in the country over next five years. On Thursday‚ it was announced that Krispy Kreme has signed a...
May 22, 2015
Industry body Plastics South Africa (SA) believes that its sustainability objective, dubbed ‘Zero Plastics to Landfill by 2030’, which was launched in February last year, is both realistic and achievable. The organisation says the goal, which will be pursued in...
May 22, 2015
Industry body Plastics South Africa (SA) believes that its sustainability objective, dubbed 'Zero Plastics to Landfill by 2030', which was launched in February last year, is both realistic and an achievable. The organisation says the goal, which will be pursued in...
May 21, 2015
Key players signed up National and international support from associations and government ministries Exhibitor allocation for IFAT Environmental Technology Forum Africa has begun and the organizers are very positive about the stand confirmations to date: The...
May 21, 2015
Australian resources companies have been advised to conduct ‘basic groundwork’ when moving into the Latin American sector. Speaking at the second day of the Paydirt Latin America Downunder conference, in Sydney, Brisbane-based mining consultancy MEC Mining said...
May 20, 2015
Giada Technology, an industry leader in mini PCs, embedded computing and servers for small and medium enterprises, is announcing a round of new products at this year’s Computex show in Taipei. Giada’s sophisticated and high-performance solutions will be on display to...
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May 13, 2015
Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has given kudos to the resources industry for supporting the country’s economy, a move that has been welcomed by industry bodies across the country. Announcing the federal Budget in Parliament on Tuesday evening, Hockey said that...
May 12, 2015
GlobalCOAL® announced today that two new Japanese Market Members have joined its online coal trading platform. Itochu Singapore Pte Limited is a subsidiary of ITOCHU Corporation, which is involved in a broad range of industries, including coal, iron ore and...
May 12, 2015
Trimble announced that a SITECH® Technology Dealer has been established in North and South Dakota, with the exception of several counties in North Dakota adjacent to Montana. The dealer will also operate in Clay County, Minnesota. SITECH Dakotas joins the premier...
May 12, 2015
Trimble announced that a SITECH® Technology Dealer has been established in Myanmar. SITECH Myanmar joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships—the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive portfolio of construction...
May 11, 2015
Potash hopeful Highfield Resources resumed share trading on the ASX on Monday, after announcing to the market that it would raise about A$101-million through a share placement. Highfield announced to shareholders that it would place some 56.12-million shares, at a...
May 08, 2015
Largely unnoticed, air freight has come to have a pervasive influence on the lives of people, the prosperity of enterprises and the growth of nations. “Look around any household and you will see the influence of air cargo,” International Air Transport Association...
May 08, 2015
Largely unnoticed, air freight has come to have a pervasive influence on the lives of people, the prosperity of enterprises and the growth of nations. “Look around any household and you will see the influence of air cargo,” International Air Transport Association...
May 06, 2015
Mining major Glencore has secured long-term exports from the Port of Townsville, following the commissioning of the A$85-million Berth 8 facility. Jointly funded by the Port of Townsville, Glencore and Incitec Pivot, the Berth 8 facility delivered two- and-a-half...
May 06, 2015
The private sector and government need to work together in order to fix the structural weaknesses that face the economy, otherwise the country’s financial system will face collapse, Sanlam CEO Johan van Zyl said on Tuesday. Using the imagery of South Africa as a boat...
May 04, 2015
Alaris CEO Jürgen Dresel
Defence and specialist antenna company Alaris Antennas has recorded improved sales in many of the regions where it operates and has made good progress towards concluding an acquisition that will provide it a footprint in the US, Alaris Holdings CEO Jürgen Dresel has...
 
 
 
 
May 04, 2015
Ferrochrome produced in South Africa.
Black South African interests are giving South Africa’s once-mighty ferrochrome business the cold shoulder. The value-adding pursuit, which puts six times more value into chrome and generates three times more jobs than mere raw chrome exportation, was last week...
May 04, 2015
Validating the South African government’s policy decision to retain coal as a central bastion of its diversified energy mix, a recent report by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has affirmed the extent of the country’s coal deposits, noting that the...
May 04, 2015
Mining major company Rio Tinto’s boss, Sam Walsh, believes that open markets are the most effective way of creating wealth during the downturn in commodity prices. Speaking in Korea at the end of last week, Walsh noted that while there was a temptation to be...
May 01, 2015
INTERCONNECTED APPROACH In addition to the Science for a Better Life exhibition, Bayer’s CropSciences and Animal Health divisions will drive awareness of its capabilities at Nampo
This year’s Nampo Harvest Day, which will take place in Bothaville, in the Free State, from May 12 to 15, will be the first stop for global health care, agriculture and high-tech polymer materials company Bayer’s Science for a Better Life interactive science...
Apr 30, 2015
The value of Australian resource projects either committed or already under construction fell by 2.5% quarter-on-quarter in the three months to March, on the back of declining commodity prices, advisory firm Deloitte reported on Thursday. In its latest Investment...
Apr 28, 2015
Hisham Mahmoud
Global consulting and engineering firm Golder Associates has appointed Dr Hisham Mahmoud as president and CEO. Mahmoud’s career spanned some 27 years, the majority of which was spent working at diversified global engineering and construction companies.
Apr 28, 2015
Global stainless steel melt shop production increased by 8.3% year-on-year, to 41.7-millions tonnes in 2014, the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) revealed on Tuesday. Output had increased in all regions except for Central and Eastern Europe, where output...
Apr 28, 2015
Overberg Agri, is implementing the Sage ERP X3 enterprise application suite to standardise its business processes groupwide and consolidate its various operations and subsidiaries onto a unified platform. Datacentrix has been appointed to oversee the implementation...
Apr 24, 2015
After the successful launch in 2014 of the Kurdistan office, global energy recruiter Worldwide Recruitment Solutions have now launched their Asia hub Singapore office. This is a strategic move by the business in order to service their clients’ needs within the APAC...
Apr 24, 2015
Trimble announced today that a SITECH® Technology Dealer has been established in New Zealand. SITECH New Zealand joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships—the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive portfolio of...
 
 
 
 
Apr 24, 2015
SUPERHIGHWAY The new superhighway will impact the energy trade flows within China and externally through the new Silk Road routes
China’s Go West strategy of encouraging coastal to inland flow of capital and people will result in the formation of a new commodity superhighway, says advisory firm Wood Mackenzie (Woodmac). This new superhighway will impact the energy trade flows within China and...
Apr 22, 2015
HIDROSTANK has supplied innovative reinforced polypropylene chambers to the expansion works of the Panama CANAL, one of the great engineering feats of the XXI century. In August 2009, the Panama Canal Authority awarded the design and construction of the third set of...
Apr 21, 2015
Global crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) decreased by 2.7% year-on-year to 138-million tonnes in March. China’s crude steel production decreased by 1.2% year-on-year to 69.5-million tonnes, while Japan’s...
Apr 21, 2015
With Africa holding 60% of the world’s arable land, agriculture held one of the keys to unlocking economic opportunities for the continent, but could only be achieved through cooperation with other countries in regions such as Asia. Speaking at the Asia–Africa...
Apr 21, 2015
• Speech focused on growing importance of U.A.E.-Africa relations • FNC Chairman Mohammed Ahmed Al-Murr attended as Guest of Honour • Herman Van Rompuy, former president of the European Union, delivered keynote address • Dubai Diamond Trade Valued at $30 billion The...
Apr 17, 2015
As the 27th edition of the African Public Relations Association conference gathers momentum, more renowned speakers have joined the league of facilitators for the conference scheduled to be held from May 12-14, 2015 in Yaoundé, Cameroon.  At the same time the...
Apr 16, 2015
As South Africa trialed two potential standards as the digital replacement for current analogue radio broadcasting in the AM and FM/VHF bands, much of Europe and the Asia Pacific had gained traction in the switchover to digital radio through the DAB+ standard. This...
Apr 15, 2015
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North America dominates the global cleanroom technology market. This is due to improved healthcare infrastructure and technological advancements. Asia is expected to experience a high growth rate in the global cleanroom technology market in the future.

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Apr 15, 2015
The Abraaj Group (“Abraaj” or “the Group”), a leading investor operating in global growth markets, today announced the appointment of Huda Al Lawati as a Partner and Chief Investment Officer for the Middle East and North Africa region. Ms. Al Lawati was previously a...
Apr 15, 2015
Infrastructure spend by Africa’s largest oil producing countries, Nigeria and Angola, will be hard-hit by the retreating global oil price, which has more than halved since June last year and is currently at $58/bl, it emerged on Tuesday. “Angola and Nigeria are not...
 
 
 
 
Apr 15, 2015
As one of the more stable countries in West Africa and the second biggest gold producing nation on the continent, Ghana is considered to be a very attractive investment destination. “Boasting significant gold reserves, much of which remains untapped, has led Ghana to...
Apr 15, 2015
Zambia, one of the major players in mining in the Southern African Development Community, faced a shake-up in views surrounding the implications of a rise in underground mining royalties. As of 1 January 2015, legislation stipulated a rise in underground mining...
Apr 13, 2015
With more powerful software and hardware, SteelFusion 4.0 consolidates all IT at the branch into the data center for instant branch provisioning and recovery, full security and visibility, and apps that simply work. Riverbed Technology, the leader in application...
Apr 13, 2015
Australian Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey on Monday said he could have been “more prudent” with an iron-ore price forecast when announcing the mid-year Budget update, in December, and that he was factoring in a price as low as $35/t for next month’s Budget...
Apr 13, 2015
A new publication and web story from the Energy and Minerals Institute the University of Western Australia and Knowledge Society.Western Australia has a new story to tell.  It is the story of the technology and ingenuity that have underpinned the massive economic and...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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