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The oil price roller coaster

By: Jeremy Wakeford     13th April 2012 In March, the price of petrol in Gauteng breached R11/l, breaking the previous record-high nominal price of R10.50/l set in July 2008. At R10.37, the wholesale price of diesel is still below the high of R11.43/l recorded four years ago.  

Finland one of the top countries in clean water

By: Karel Smrcka     6th April 2012 The scarcity of water is growing into an ever bigger problem, and new sustainable solutions for securing water supplies and for more effective water use these days are more precious than gold, says explains Mona Arnold, heads of Finland-based Green Solutions for Water and Waste (GWW). 

BHP keeps investing in iron-ore despite Chinese slowdown

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     20th March 2012 Mining giant BHP Billiton said on Tuesday that it had no intention of scaling back its iron-ore expansion plans, despite a slow-down in China’s growth rates. BHP president for iron-ore, Ian Ashby, told reporters on the sidelines of the Global Iron and Steel Conference, in Perth, that there was a... 

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