R/€ = 13.29
R/$ = 11.70
Au 1207.85 $/oz
Pt 1174.50 $/oz
Jan 15, 2015
Junior copper developer Metallum was hoping to increase output from its San Sebastian operation, in Chile, within the next six to eight weeks. Metallum took full ownership of the project in December, with the project covering about 50 ha adjoining its existing El...
Aug 08, 2014
Frozen potato chips safeguard On July 25, the South African Revenue Service (Sars) imposed a final (definitive) safeguard on frozen potato chips (or French fries), classifiable under tariff subheading 2004.10.20, through two Government Gazette notices. The safeguard...
Jun 30, 2014
While South Africa’s mobile connection speeds surpassed that of two other countries within the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (Brics) economic bloc, it remained at the lower end of the scale in a quarterly survey of 56 countries. Akamai Technologies’...
May 28, 2014
Metals developer Mining Group has signed a second production lease over the Paraguay copper mine, at the El Roble project, in Chile. The ASX-listed Mining Group has an existing production agreement allowing the company to extract some 5 000 t/m of copper bearing...
Mar 14, 2014
Despite what outgoing CEO Hubert Brody called “challenging trading conditions in South Africa and Europe”, Imperial reported a 8% jump in operating profit, to R3.16-billion, for the six months ended December 31. Compared with the same six months in the previous...
Feb 28, 2014
The adoption of technology to produce genetically modified (GM) crops has become the fastest growing technology worldwide and the subsequent commercialisation globally has been unprecedented, Life Sciences for the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research...
Feb 26, 2014
Despite what CEO Hubert Brody called “challenging trading conditions in South Africa and Europe”, Imperial on Wednesday reported a 8% jump in operating profit, to R3.16-billion, for the six months ended December 31. Compared with the same six months in the previous...
Jan 17, 2014
The solar water-pumping system will provide drinking water for a large cattle farm.
Jul 19, 2013
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Feb 14, 2013
Gold demand measured on a value basis increased to an all-time record of $236.4-billion in 2012, with official-sector central bank buying rising to its highest level in nearly half a century. While on a tonnage basis, the total for the year was down 4% to 4 405.5 t,...
Jan 08, 2013
Appoints Mario A. Spangenberg president and managing director of GM Africa
Sep 21, 2012
Hydroelectric power is one of the oldest and best established sources of renewable energy, and world hydropower capacity has been growing at a steady rate of about 3% a year since the 1960s. The bulk of hydropower is generated on a large scale using water stored in...