R/€ = 13.76
R/$ = 10.96
Au 1193.42 $/oz
Pt 1213.50 $/oz
May 14, 2014
The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU), in conjunction with Portuguese technology research institution the Fraunhofer Centre for Assistive Information and Communication Solutions, and other international partners, will be developing dedicated precommercial...
Mar 28, 2014
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union's (AMCU's) application for its members in the coal and gold sectors to strike in solidarity with its members in the platinum sector has been turned down, the National Economic Development and Labour Council...
Sep 09, 2011
The Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) reports that it has made a significant investment to enhance the offering of its technology centre, by introducing a state-of-the-art material testing laboratory.
Nov 11, 2009
The matter of Strautman v Silver Meadows Trading 99 CC (Pty) Ltd t/a Mugg and Bean Suncoast and Others1 dealt with the legal nature of a certificate of outcome issued by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration ("CCMA") following a conciliation...
Sep 04, 2009
"On what conceivable basis can it be concluded that an employee should be compelled to sign an agreement so wide, so vast in its scope and application, and be compelled to be restrained from working on so vague a basis, namely that a court will take care of the width...
Aug 28, 2009
The phase 2 development will involve the construction and installation of a new gas export platform alongside existing facilities in the Greater Angostura field.
Aug 24, 2009
Black economic-empowerment company Aurora Empowerment Systems, of which President Jacob Zuma's nephew Khulubuse Zuma is chairperson and Nelson Mandela's grandson Zondwa Mandela is MD, has bid R215-million for the provisionally liquidated assets of Pamdozi Gold Orkney...
Jul 15, 2009
"Dismissal is not an expression of moral outrage; much less an act of vengeance. It is, or should be, a sensible operational response to a risk management in the particular enterprise. This is why supermarket shelf packers who steal small items are routinely...
Feb 12, 2009
Sep 19, 2008
An initiative by South Africa's Chamber of Mines (COM), the Mine Occupational Safety and Health (Mosh) Best Practice Adoption System, is currently engaged in a pilot project, that seeks to facilitate the adoption of improved health and safety best practice in the...
Aug 29, 2008
Automation technology company, IFM Electronic South Africa, has released details of the R360 safety controller, that offers a hardened programmable logic controller (PLC) platform specifically designed for mobile vehicle applications.
Aug 08, 2008
Steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa announced in July that the reline of its Newcastle Works blast furnace and sinter plant has been completed ahead of plan and within budget.
Mar 28, 2008
A state-of –the-art Coca-Cola laboratory African technical centre that will offer analytical, testing and technical support to the African region was opened in Midrand, earlier this month.
Mar 14, 2008
JSE-listed technology group Altech on Monday confirmed its acquisition of a controlling interest in the three subsidiaries of Kenya’s Sameer ICT group for $85,2-million (about R650-million).
Sep 21, 2007
Senior researcher at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Dr Sidney Parsons, was named the winner of the 2007 JD Roberts Award at a function held during August this year. The award was made to Parsons in recognition of his groundbreaking research...
Jun 22, 2007
The contract for the new tunnel and the decommissioning of the existing subsea services was awarded to a joint venture (JV) with construction firm Concor Holdings and German-based partner Hochtief Construction AG. The JV is trading as Durban Harbour Tunnel...
Sep 23, 2005
Perfect for refrigeration applications are Fenner poly vee taper-lock pulleys from Invicta Bearings and Transmission.
Aug 26, 2005
Chrome company Samancor Chrome has announced that another two employees have passed away after a hot gases incident at Middelburg Ferrochrome on August 17.
Jul 15, 2005
Freight-forwarding and customs-clearing company ZA Trans Logistics has acquired TRT Shipping (TRT) from the JSE Securities Exchange listed Oceana Group in a R20-million deal.
Apr 15, 2005
The inhospitable Antarctic has become a rather unlikely study ground for renewable energy.
Sep 03, 2004
Industrial cleaning company Hornlee Specialised Cleaning, a subsidiary of JCM Industrial Cleaning, is currently constructing a second vacuum truck using a Belgian design, adapted for South African conditions using South African parts.
Apr 09, 2004
Tender work arising due to state contracts.
Jan 27, 2004
Zambia's Luanshya Copper Mines (LCM) said on Saturday it was poised to resume operations at its Baluba mine after nearly three years of closure and will start mining 5 000 t copper ore daily.
Dec 08, 2003
Vehicle manufacturer DaimlerChrysler South Africa last week confirmed a delay in finalising a future expanded role for the East London plant.
Aug 08, 2003
Talks over the sale of Zambia's shuttered copper and cobalt group Ramcoz to Swiss firm J and W Investments have hit a snag due to a dispute over a unit seen as unprofitable, a Zambian treasury source said yesterday.
Jul 18, 2003
Local importer of air tools, Garryson Pneumatics, is a small company that has trebled its employees over the last five years.
Jul 03, 2003
Zambia said yesterday that Swiss firm J and W Investments had raised its offer for the shuttered copper and cobalt group Roan Antelope Mining Corporation of Zambia (Ramcoz), initially priced at more than $7-million.
Apr 11, 2003
The Bank of Zambia said this week total monthly copper production dropped to 22 286 t in February this year from 23 785 t a year earlier, but predicted annual output would rise in 2003.
Nov 29, 2002
Leading power and automation company, ABB, said today it invests roughly $1,6-billion in research and order-related development each year.
Nov 22, 2002
South African alcoholic beverage company Distell has embarked on a significant growth strategy on the global wine and spirits market, which has resulted in numerous successful listings in the UK, Europe and the US.
Jul 26, 2002
One of South Africa's largest manufacturers of industrial gears and gearboxes David Brown Gear Industries has added six new sizes to its Series J shaft-mounted Sala speed reducer range designed for motor powers up to 600 kW, which means the range can now satisfy the...
Jun 07, 2002
The vast majority of Cell C's new customers are joining the six month old operator at the expense of one of the other two incumbent mobile network operators, MD of Cell C service provider J
Sep 28, 2001
Local company Lockers Engineers South Africa has signed an agreement with J
Jul 21, 2000
Developments to Watch
Jan 21, 2000