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Apr 27, 2015
Updated 5 hours ago Dubal Holding, the holding company for Dubai's stake in Emirates Global Aluminium and other assets, is considering possible acquisitions in local and international energy projects, it said on Monday. The firm was looking for equity interests related to coal, solar,...
Apr 24, 2015
ESSENTIAL OUTLAY A rental fleet avoids the capital outlay required to buy generators while capacity can be quickly increased or decreased as required
As grid power is intermittently available – or even entirely unavailable – owing to delays in new build permanent power generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure, the additional price for generator power has become a necessary and acceptable cost of...
Apr 24, 2015
EXPENSE REDUCTION During 8 000 hours of operation, the QSK95 series can achieve fuel savings of more than R4-million a year and reduce maintenance requirements
Integrated generator set (genset) manufacturer Cummins Africa has launched the QSK95 series – a new range of high-horsepower gensets to help industrial and mining customers across Africa lower their fuel costs and reduce their environmental impact. “The QSK95 gensets...
Apr 21, 2015
The new Oil & Gas team
Business law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr announced on Tuesday that it had appointed a new oil and gas legal team, which comprise director Megan Rodgers, associates Craig Wilton and Giovanni Cloete, and personal assistant Theresa Barreto. Rodgers would lead the firm's...
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 15, 2015
GlobalCOAL® announced today that four new Market Members have joined its online coal trading platform. Caravel Carbons Ltd is a trading, investment and logistics company. Headquartered in Hong Kong and a subsidiary of Caravel Resources, it deals in both thermal and...
Apr 10, 2015
Volvo Car South Africa (VCSA) announced on Friday that Greg Maruszewski would take over from over current MD Bram van der Reep when he steps down in June. Maruszewski started his career at Volvo Cars when he was appointed as VCSA CFO in 2000.
Apr 10, 2015
Africa's largest telecoms operator MTN Group is in talks to buy Nigeria's Visafone Communications to solidify its grip in the South African firm's most important market, sources familiar with the discussions said on Friday. Wireless-network operator Visafone was set...
Apr 10, 2015
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Mar 27, 2015
GLOBAL GROWTH FORECAST The eleventh Kingsman Dubai Sugar Conference provided a platform for critical debate on the sugar market's immediate and longer-term outlook
Discussions at the eleventh yearly Kingsman Dubai Sugar Conference – which took place from January 31 to February 3 in Dubai – focused on the 2015 to 2020 industry outlook, trader debates and refining updates, says global energy, petrochemicals, metals and...
Mar 17, 2015
LSE-listed Gem Diamonds has announced a maiden dividend of 5c a share following a year in which the diamond producer lifted revenue 27% to $271-million and delivered a 57% jump in earnings a share to $0.24. Similarly, it posted a 35% increase underlying earnings...
Mar 17, 2015
The “Reward and Performance Management in Oil & Gas Master Class” is a well-researched event organised by Neoedge, a top events company based in Singapore. The forthcoming event will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on 27th – 30th April 2015. The event agenda...
Mar 06, 2015
CMP Products, a division of British Engines Limited, a company registered in England, is expanding its international footprint. The company has established a branch in Johannesburg, South Africa to serve the African market. This branch provides additional support to...
Mar 06, 2015
The Burj Khalifa tower stands above other skyscrapers on the city skyline in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Bloomberg reports that declining currencies in European countries, whose citizens are among the leading buyers of Dubai homes, are combining with falling oil...
Mar 06, 2015
Top terminal operators are battling for a contract to manage and operate a new terminal that is nearing completion at the Port of Mombasa, in Kenya. According to the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA), 19 international companies have presented their bids for a contract to...
Feb 13, 2015
Mechanical seals manufacturer John Crane launched its super service centre in Springs, Johannesburg, last month John Crane South Africa GM Aziz Sallie explained at the event that the company decided it was time for an upgrade to be on par with John Crane’s global...
Feb 02, 2015
Canada’s Nautilus Minerals and Dubai-based marine solutions company Marine Assets Corporation (MAC) report having been the victims of a cyber attack, which resulted in Nautilus paying a $10-million deposit intended for MAC into an unknown account. The deposit was...
Jan 30, 2015
Global lifting solutions provider Konecranes has launched the latest enhancement to its industrial cranes portfolio in South Africa – the CLX chain hoist. Available in safe working loads, the CLX chain hoist, which was introduced into the market in November, is...
Jan 19, 2015
• Conference will bring together delegates and keynote speakers from Africa, Middle East and Asia including several Ministers of Mines and Mineral Resources from leading African producing countries • Dedicated panel discussions on business development in Africa,...
Jan 16, 2015
Global oil and gas group Shell has opened a gas-to-liquid (GTL) base-oil hub, in Jebel Ali, in the United Arab Emirates, which it believes will accelerate the distribution of GTL to end-users, enabling the base oil to be quickly manufactured into finished products....
Jan 16, 2015
The future of the automotive industry belongs to the current crop of carmakers, as well as technology companies, says Ford Motor Company executive chairperson Bill Ford. It is not an either or situation, he emphasises. “We’ll do it together.”
Jan 16, 2015
Rhino conservation initiative Saving the Survivors has received more than R3-million from Dubai-based air services provider dnata – part of the Emirates Group – to acquire and operate a rhino ambulance. The ambulance, or rapid response unit, consists of a 4x4 vehicle...
Jan 06, 2015
International Container Terminal Services Inc. has announced the appointment of Anders Dommestrup as Chief Executive Officer of its Australian subsidiary, Victoria International Container Terminal Ltd.    “We are extremely pleased to welcome Mr. Dommestrup into the...
Jan 06, 2015
Indian investigative agencies have unearthed a $4.68-billion scam involving coal importing entities which over-valued inward shipments and illegally parked funds overseas. The Department of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), the premier investigating agency of the...
Dec 12, 2014
South Africa remains an important manufacturing and export platform for Ford Motor Company, says executive chairperson Bill Ford. However, he adds that other countries on the continent are “becoming interesting”, and that the US carmaker is casting its net wider for...
Dec 11, 2014
Dec 05, 2014
Aim-listed Paragon Diamonds on Friday said a private placement of 5.7-million shares at 4.5p had netted the Aim-quoted diamond development company £256 825. The company also planned to issue another 250 000 new shares to advisers for services rendered at a price of...
Dec 05, 2014
KWALE MINERAL SANDS Aggreko has supplied a 350 kVA power package to the Kwale mineral sands mine in to supplement local grid supplies
Temporary power and temperature control solutions provider Aggreko says that it is experiencing growth in demand for its rental temporary power products within the African minerals sector as mining companies increasingly opt for rental solutions to back-up or...
Dec 01, 2014
Bill Ford with the Mustang, set to launch in South Africa in 2015
The future of the automotive industry belongs to the current crop of carmakers, as well as technology companies, says Ford Motor Company executive chairperson Bill Ford. It is not an either or situation, he emphasises. “We’ll do it together.”
Nov 26, 2014
Nov 25, 2014
Bill Ford
South Africa remained an important manufacturing and export platform for Ford Motor Company, said executive chairperson Bill Ford in Dubai last week, speaking during a media round table. However, he added that other countries on the continent were “becoming...
Nov 19, 2014
WearCheck Africa serves the earthmoving, industrial, transport, shipping, aircraft and electrical industries through the scientific analysis of used oil from mechanical and electrical systems. It operates ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 accredited laboratories situated in...
Nov 18, 2014
Nov 06, 2014
Seafloor-mining pioneer Nautilus Minerals on Thursday reported that it had secured a vessel charter to be deployed at the Solwara 1 copper/gold project, offshore Papua New Guinea (PNG). Dubai-based marine solutions company Marine Assets Corporation (MAC), which...
Oct 29, 2014
Oman’s Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs has granted GAC EnvironHull permission to conduct underwater hull cleaning operations using the brush-and-diver-free HullWiper system at the port of Sohar, just outside the Gulf of Hormuz. It is the fourth port in...
Oct 20, 2014
Fortinet® a leader in high-performance network security – today announced the appointment of Nader Baghdadi as its Enterprise Sales Director for the Middle East and the relocation of Yann Pradelle, Vice President for Southern Europe, Middle East & Africa, to Dubai to...
Sep 25, 2014
Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, DMCC, hosts signing ceremony with Ali Odeh, Chairman & CEO, Turner International Middle East to mark the occasion Dubai based ‘Burj 2020’ District’ to feature the world’s tallest commercial tower, the ‘Burj 2020’, as its...
Sep 23, 2014
Design Worldwide Partnership won the ‘Outstanding use of American Hardwood in the Middle East’ award for Emaar’s new corporate offices at the Commercial Interior Design Awards 2014, which took place on Monday, September 15, 2014 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel,...
Sep 08, 2014
Fortinet® - a leader in high-performance network security, will kick-off its ‘Power to Learn’ pre-sales partner training sessions across the GCC region on September 8th in Dubai. The intensive technology training workshops are held on a quarterly basis across the...
Sep 01, 2014
globalCOAL® announced today that two Market Members have joined its trading community. Both new Market Members are from the Indian sub‐continent, further bolstering globalCOAL’s growing presence in the region. Karachi‐based Lucky Commodities (Pvt) Ltd specialises in...
Aug 28, 2014
Murray & Roberts (M&R) has closed the book on its three-year recovery and growth phase and has now turned its focus to a longer-term “new strategic future” of “engineering excellence”. The past three years have seen the international engineering-led contractor return...
Aug 19, 2014
Imperial Armour, a Personal protective equipment company has opened its third office, in Johannesburg, Gauteng. The companies Head office is situated in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal with an international branch based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Louisa Garland-Els, the...
Aug 18, 2014
Several bullion dealers and analysts have in recent days voiced their opinions after the new London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) Silver Price was launched on Friday, arguing for increased transparency. Bullion dealer Sharps Pixley CEO Ross Norman on Friday said...
Aug 06, 2014
To differentiate itself from other countries on the continent vying for the attention of Africa-focused foreign direct investment, South Africa would do well do adopt a “nation brand” approach that emphasises its uniquely positive attributes and distanced it from...
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