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MGX looking forward to booking first revenue by Oct as commercial petrolithium plants deploy

By: Henry Lazenby     28th April 2018 Budding energy metals producer MGX Minerals is looking forward to generating its first revenues later this year as the first commercial petrolithium extraction systems deploy to sites in Utah and Alberta. “It’s a liability until it becomes an asset,” president and CEO Jared Lazerson says of the... 

Saldanha fishermen slam new marine bill

By: News24Wire      4th September 2017 It was anything but smooth sailing for the Marine Spatial Planning Bill on Wednesday when members of Parliament came to consult the fishing community of Saldanha, GroundUp reported. Members of Parliament’s portfolio committee on environmental affairs came to consult coastal communities along the... 

UK enterprise interested in building relationships with SA companies

By: Keith Campbell     7th October 2016 British science and high-technology company QinetiQ used this year’s recent Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition to investigate the local market. QinetiQ is a technology development, technology services and niche manufacturing company predominantly but not exclusively operating in the... 

Water treatment specialist services global oil refineries

By: Kimberley Smuts     4th September 2015 International water-treatment solutions specialist Degrémont, a subsidiary of France-based utility company Suez Environment, is committed to supplying sustainable, efficient and cost-effective water management services to the oil refinery and petrochemicals industry. The company supplies robust... 

Shell establishes GTL base-oil storage hub in Middle East

By: Natalie Greve     16th January 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. The storage hub is located on... 

Innovative technologies could help further reduce incidents at oil sands sites

By: Henry Lazenby     4th December 2014 A new report by professional services firm Visser Deloitte has found that despite injuries to workers in the oil sands sector being on the decline, adopting data analysis tools and making some cultural shifts could improve worker safety. In its report ‘Predictive Site Safety: People and Culture... 

Crawl, walk, run . . . and then only race, cautions new Kyalami owner

By: Irma Venter     17th October 2014 It is second time lucky for Toby Venter. Ten years ago, he negotiated to buy the Kyalami racetrack, but “the deal did not materialise”. “When the opportunity came around again, I told my team that this was our last chance to secure the track. I didn’t think we’d succeed, but we did,” says Venter. 

Crawl, walk, run . . . and then only race, cautions new Kyalami owner

By: Irma Venter     17th October 2014 It is second time lucky for Toby Venter. Ten years ago he negotiated to buy the Kyalami racetrack, but “the deal did not materialise”. 

Woodfibre liquefied natural gas project, Canada

By: Sheila Barradas     10th October 2014 The Woodfibre liquefied natural gas (LNG) project is a proposed small-scale LNG production, storage and marine-carrier transfer facility for the export of LNG. 

Emira Property Fund lifts half-year distribution growth

By: Natalie Greve     19th February 2014 Emira Property Fund on Wednesday reported distribution growth to investors of 6.5% for its six-month period to December 31, which CEO James Templeton attributed to successful strategies that had resulted in significant progress across all key metrics. “Emira has done well in a tough market to... 

Tornio liquefied natural gas receiving terminal, Finland

By: Sheila Barradas     7th February 2014 Wärtsilä has signed a turnkey contract to supply an liquefied natural gas receiving terminal to be built in Tornio. 

Energy-from-waste project, UK

By: Sheila Barradas     24th May 2013 The project involves the development of a new energy-from-waste facility at Wilton International. 

Newark Energy Centre, US

By: Sheila Barradas     1st February 2013 The Newark Energy Centre is an environmentally advanced, 655 MW gas-fired electricity generating facility that will be constructed in New Jersey. 

Heavy-duty engineering company benefits from German bandsaw

By: Samantha Herbst     13th July 2012 Local industrial equipment, electronic and mechanical components supplier Elquip Solutions has supplied and successfully commissioned two Behringer high-performance bandsaws, valued at more than R5-million, for a heavy-duty engineering company in the steel industry. 


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