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Jul 23, 2015
Ghana's parliament was thrown into darkness by a power outage on Wednesday, leading to jeers from the opposition as MPs flipped open their mobile phones to use as flashlights. The blackout, which held up proceedings in the 275-member house for nearly an hour...
Jul 15, 2015
Building Energy, Italian independent power producer from renewable sources, will team up with SES SMART Energy Solutions, a leading rental power provider in the MEA region, to develop the first on-field temporary hybrid plant, in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia....
Jul 10, 2015
With just under a month left before the submission deadline for the ‘Commercial Interior Design Awards 2015’, the American Hardwood Export Council, the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry, is inviting architects and designers to...
Jul 10, 2015
South African Airways (SAA), the country’s State-owned flag carrier, is not negotiating any sale of shares to anyone else. This was affirmed by SAA Acting CEO Nico Bezuidenhout at a media briefing at the end of last month. “There is no discussion with any airline,...
Jul 01, 2015
South African Airways (SAA), the country’s State-owned flag carrier, is not negotiating any sale of shares to anyone else. This was affirmed by SAA acting CEO Nico Bezuidenhout at a media briefing on Tuesday. “There is no discussion with any airline, [Persian] Gulf...
Jun 26, 2015
Caterpillar will build a regional training centre for the African and Middle East (AME) region at its Middle East parts distribution centre and regional sales and marketing office in Jebel Ali, Dubai, which is expected to become operational in the last quarter of...
Jun 26, 2015
Major global aircraft manufacturer Airbus Commercial Aircraft is maintaining a steady course. "I don't have any big news, good or bad," company President and CEO Fabrice Brégier told international aviation journalists in Toulouse, France, at the company’s recent...
Jun 19, 2015
The first historical document mentioning the name of the Italian village San Gimignano dates back to the year 929. San Gimignano sits on top of a hill, 334 m above sea level, its skyline representing a quaint Tuscan Manhattan.
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DUBAI'S BURJ KHALIFA During the Burj Khalifa building construction period Aurecon identified the need to find quicker ways to construct tall buildings
Following the construction of the Burj Khalifa 830 m skyscraper in Dubai in 2009, during which the need to find quicker ways to construct tall buildings was identified, global engineering, management and specialist technical services company Aurecon produced a...
May 13, 2015
President Jacob Zuma
Millions of rands extra had to be spent to get President Jacob Zuma back to South Africa after an official visit to Moscow. By late on Tuesday, it was still not clear when he would land at Waterkloof air force base.
May 11, 2015
Cape Town International Airport is set for an overhaul with the upgrading of its domestic and international terminals planned for the airport, along with the realignment of its runway, forming the bulk of Airports Company South Africa’s R7.7-billion expansion plans....
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 07, 2015
West Africa-focused diamond development company Stellar Diamonds will sell up to 4 439 ct from trial mining at its Baoulé kimberlite project, in the Aredor area of Guinea, this month. The Aim-listed company on Thursday said the diamond auction would be held in Dubai...
May 01, 2015
CRAIG HENRY Had proper asset management been implemented in South Africa's power sector, the country would not have to deal with the electricity challenges it is currently facing
The Southern African Asset Management Association (Saama) will, for the second year running, host an asset management conference alongside the African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from May 12 to 14. Saama VP...
May 01, 2015
Volvo Car South Africa (VCSA) has announced that Greg Maruszewski will 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 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 comprised 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
Seamless industrial and commercial flooring manufacturer Flowcrete Group, a subsidiary of RPM International, seems to be growing from strength-to-strength, having won the RPM 2014 Connections Creating Value Award in December last year for its collaborative efforts...
Apr 09, 2015
Fortinet® a global leader in high-performance cyber security, today announced that it has been honored with the 2015 Network Security Vendor of the Year award by Network World Middle East magazine. The award was presented at the exclusive Network World Middle East...
Apr 01, 2015
Fortinet® a global leader in high-performance cyber security - today announced that it has moved to a new and larger office and at the same time opened a unique Technical Assistance Center in Dubai, UAE. These changes aim to more effectively address the requirements...
Apr 01, 2015
Epicor Recognizes Partners in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific for Continued Commitment and Performance at Annual Partner Conference BRACKNELL, UK, March 31, 2015 -- Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for...
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
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