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Au 1170.15 $/oz
Pt 1081.00 $/oz
Oct 10, 2012
Telecommunications firm Vodacom on Wednesday officially launched the first commercial long-term evolution (LTE) network in South Africa. Speaking at the eighth yearly My Broadband Conference, new group CEO Shameel Joosub said that, after two years of testing and...
Oct 04, 2012
Africa’s leading telecoms company has again committed to sponsor 22 youth from its operating countries in Africa and the Middle East to attend a global youth leadership Summit in the United States of America later this month
Oct 04, 2012
Sep 21, 2012
Custom concrete designer and manufacturer Concreate, together with construction materials group AfriSam, has started marketing its thermal concrete in South Africa. The lightweight thermal concrete is manufactured by using selective grades of expanded polystyrene...
Sep 07, 2012
The image of corporate South African has taken a beating since the tragic events of Marikana. Equally, South Africa’s reputation as a beacon of hope and a potential investment destination, or gateway to Africa, has been knocked. Without question, South African...
Aug 31, 2012
In the last five years, Johannesburg-based natural gas reticulator Egoli Gas has signed several ongoing multimillion-rand contracts with businesses wanting to implement alternative energy solutions. The company has implemented solutions for the Charlotte Maxeke...
Aug 31, 2012
Telecommunications group MTN's Fairlands trigeneration project has inspired the implementation of similar projects at other MTN branches, including its offices in Centurion, Germiston and Doornfontein, says carbon advisory firm Promethium Carbon advisor Katie Ross....
Aug 17, 2012
Jul 06, 2012
Jul 03, 2012
Telecommunications group MTN has filed a motion to have Turkish mobile operator Turkcell’s case against it dismissed, the South African group said on Tuesday. The telecommunications group stated that the US court lacked sufficient jurisdiction over the group and its...
Jul 02, 2012
The first phase of a 5 000 km national long-distance fibre-optic network connecting major city centres across South Africa was nearing completion, telecommunications group MTN reported on Monday. Over 90% of the total route trenching on the first route – between...
Jun 13, 2012
In a gesture that will change the lives of disadvantaged learners, MTN today officially handed over 935 desks and chairs to Malusi Secondary School in Avon Marobjane, Bochum, in Limpopo
Jun 08, 2012
Telecommunications group MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa on Friday rejected allegations of corruption relating to its 49% stake in Irancell as “unfounded” and said it expects the claims to be dismissed. Turkcell has launched a lawsuit in a US court accusing the South...
Jun 07, 2012
JSE-listed group MTN’s former CEO, Phuthuma Nhleko, reaffirmed on Wednesday evening that no bribes were approved or paid under his watch to secure a mobile licence in Iran. His response comes as reports surfaced that the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation,...
Jun 05, 2012
The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), also known as the Hawks, has launched a formal investigation into allegations that JSE-listed MTN had engaged in corrupt conduct to obtain a mobile licence in Iran. “We have considered the allegations and...
May 30, 2012
Local open-access dark fibre infrastructure provider Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) said on Tuesday it was investing in a R72-million fibre infrastructure project, in the Eastern Cape. Over 100 km of fibre was being laid in the region that included Mthatha and East London.
May 29, 2012
The investigation into Turkish mobile operator Turkcell’s claims that JSE-listed MTN won a mobile licence in Iran by bribing officials of both governments, was well under way, MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa said on Tuesday. He added that the committee, headed up by British...
May 21, 2012
MTN, Vodacom, Deloitte, Eaton, Powertech among global giants at utility expo, Eskom CEO Brian Dames will welcome more than 5000 power and utility professionals from more than 60 countries to the annual African Utility Week conference and exhibition at Nasrec Expo...
May 21, 2012
MTN, Vodacom, Deloitte, Eaton, Powertech among global giants at utility expo
Apr 16, 2012
Open access fibre infrastructure provider Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) has invested over R75-million to develop fibre infrastructure in and around the Benoni metropolitan area, it announced on Monday. The company, which has an expenditure plan of R3.5-billion...
Apr 13, 2012
“We have come full circle, in a way," says African Utility Week (AUW) director Claire Volkwyn.
Apr 12, 2012
Mobile operator Turkcell’s loss of a cellular licence in Iran was a consequence of the telecommunications group’s failure to meet the conditions set out by the Iranian government, MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa said on Thursday. Turkcell has filed a suit in the US against...
Apr 06, 2012
Laser screed machine technology has contributed to flooring technology firm Concrete Laser Flooring’s (CLF’s) success in laying consistently flat flooring for distribution centres, high-rack warehouses and storage depots.
Apr 03, 2012
Telecommunications group MTN appointed Themba Khumalo as group operations executive as part of its organisational restructuring. In March, MTN announced changes to its organisational model in efforts to improve organisational effectiveness.