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South African biotechnology firm works on cancer breakthrough

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     8th June 2012 The South African Cancer Association (Cansa) estimates that at least 100 000 people are diagnosed with cancer in the country each year. This equates to a lifetime risk of one in six persons being diagnosed. Cansa head of health Professor Michael Herbst says the 2004 data from the National Cancer... 

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By: Martin Creamer     8th June 2012 Diamond giant De Beers will decide in two months whether or not to spend R17-billion on expanding its Venetia mine in Limpopo province; a small black-run diamond-cutting operation is proving that local diamond beneficiation is profitable; and a South African biotechnology firm has obtained... 

South African biotechnology firm works on cancer breakthrough 

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     8th June 2012 The South African Cancer Association (Cansa) estimates that at least 100 000 people are diagnosed with cancer in the country each year. This equates to a lifetime risk of one in six persons being diagnosed. 

Pharmaceuticals giants go head-to-head for intellectual property rights

By: Samantha Herbst     25th May 2012 The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA), last month, ruled in favour of pharmaceutical giant Adcock Ingram over a trademark dispute with competitor Cipla Medpro. 

German institute focusing on algae engineering

By: Karel Smrcka     25th May 2012 At the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), in Germany, several institutes are involved in algae research. In 2009, the KIT Platform for Algae Engineering was founded. It is aimed at integrating, developing and analysing all process steps required for the use of algae biomass for energy... 

SA aims to use fuel cell research as an innovation, beneficiation catalyst 

By: Schalk Burger     11th May 2012 The engagement of South Africa with the potential benefits of fuel cells is centred on the strategic use of the country’s natural resources, including minerals, energy resources and technical skills, says South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (Saasta) science communication... 

SA aims to use fuel cell research as an innovation, beneficiation catalyst

By: Schalk Burger     11th May 2012 The engagement of South Africa with the potential benefits of fuel cells is centred on the strategic use of the country’s natural resources, including minerals, energy resources and technical skills, says South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (Saasta) Science Communication... 

Fuel from market waste

By: Karel Smrcka     4th May 2012 Drivers who fill up with natural gas instead of petrol or diesel spend less on fuel and are more environment friendly. Natural gas is kinder on the wallet, and the exhaust emissions it produces contain less carbon dioxide and almost no soot particles. As a result, more and more motorists in... 

Company Announcement: Foster Wheeler Awarded PMC Contract By Chemaweyaat For Aromatics Complex in Abu Dhabi

     2nd May 2012 Foster Wheeler AG announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by Abu Dhabi National Chemicals Company for the provision of project management consultancy services for an aromatics complex and the supporting infrastructure.  

Study of extreme organisms in SA mines may hold answers to extraterrestrial life and some real pollution threats

By: Irma Venter     27th April 2012 Around 1.3 km in the earth’s crust, at the Beatrix gold-mine, in the Free State, the “devil” lives in a small pocket of fissure water. Or, to be more accurate, it is here where a small microorganism named Mephisto has its home. 

Academy supports applications for international science fellowships

     27th April 2012 The Academy of Science of South Africa (Assaf) reports it will once again be facilitating applications by South African scholars for postgraduate training and postdoctoral fellowships advertised in Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Pakistan and Malaysia. 

Study of extreme organisms in SA mines may hold answers to extraterrestrial life, pollution threats

By: Irma Venter     26th April 2012 Around 1.3 km in the earth’s crust, at the Beatrix gold mine, in the Free State, the ‘devil’ lives in a small pocket of fissure water. Or, to be more accurate, it is here that a small microorganism named Mephisto has its home. This asexual worm’s name is derived from Mephistopheles, ‘he who loves... 

Movianto achieves full traceability for pharmaceutical, healthcare deliveries with Zetes TotalProof

     20th March 2012 Movianto, logistics service provider to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare industry, has implemented Zetes' TotalProof solution to ensure full traceability during the transportation of temperature-sensitive products and to optimise customer service. Companies using Movianto's... 

Company Announcement: Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract for an LNG Receiving Terminal in Dominican Republic

     12th March 2012 ZUG, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded the basic design and front-end engineering design contract by Complejo GNL del Este, a Consortium formed by Dominican and... 

SA to sign new biotechnology agreement with the ICGEB

By: Henry Lazenby     8th March 2012 South Africa will sign a new operation agreement with the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Cabinet said on Thursday. The ICGEB is an international organisation that was established by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation in 1987 and is... 

Company Announcement: Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract for Fired Heater in Russia

     8th March 2012 ZUG, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by CJSC Antipinsky Refinery for the engineering and material supply of a new fired heater and air preheating system... 

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