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It's game over for Zuma - experts  

By: News24Wire      1st April 2016 President Jacob Zuma’s time is up, various experts said on Friday, following the Constitutional Court’s Nkandla judgment. “This is checkmate. There is no way out for Zuma because there is no ambiguity in the judgement,” politics lecturer at the University of Cape Town Dr Zwelethu Jolobe said. 

Incoming Necsa chairperson promises to do his utmost in the post

By: Keith Campbell     18th March 2016 The new Chairperson-designate of the Board of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa), Dr Kelvin Kemm, has thanked Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Petterson for nominating him to the post. Kemm is, among other things, the CEO of Nuclear Africa and a columnist for Engineering News.  

Necsa CEO welcomes appointment of new board members

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     4th March 2016 South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) CEO Phumzile Tshelane on Friday welcomed the appointment of new members to the organisation’s board, stating that this would strengthen the corporations’ governance process. Government on Thursday announced the appointment of Dr Kelvin Kemm as... 

Dr Kelvin Kemm to lead new nuclear board 

By: News24Wire      3rd March 2016 Nuclear Africa CEO Dr Kelvin Kemm has been appointed as chairperson of the embattled South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa), according to Cabinet on Thursday. Kemm, a nuclear physicist and regular Fin24 opinion writer, is one of nine new board members that Cabinet approved during their... 

Indutec 2015:Delivering New Business Opportunities

     22nd June 2015 With a 16% jump in visitors from 28 countries, the second SA Industry and Technology Fair (INDUTEC) held at Gallagher Convention Centre in May  produced excellent results for exhibitors and visitors. The three-day, 12-shows-in-one industrial expo proved to be the ideal platform for product... 

Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm project, UK

     9th January 2015 The final array cable has been installed at the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm, completing the construction phase of the project.  

Ah, the CCMA

By: Terry Mackenzie-hoy     10th October 2014 The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) states on its website: "[We are] a dispute resolution body established in terms of the Labour Relations Act, 66, of 1995 (LRA). [We are] an independent body, [do] not belong to and [are] not controlled by any political party, trade... 

Bill passed to provide $270m for SE Alaska mines

By: Henry Lazenby     6th May 2014 The Alaska State Legislature has unanimously passed Senate Bill 99 (SB 99), which includes provisions authorising the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) to make up to $270-million available for infrastructure and construction costs at two south-east Alaska mining... 

Cobus van Schalkwyk

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     25th April 2014 Main Activity of the Company: The design and supply of power generation systems Date and Place of Birth: August 24, 1980, Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal Education: North-West University, BEng (electrical and electronic), 2004; University of South Africa, BCom (management), 2013 First Job:... 

Transformation Tops Imperial’s Agenda

     26th March 2014 Reflecting the group’s unwavering commitment to transformation, Imperial Logistics has received its 2013 certification as a Level 3 B-BBEE company, with a value add preferential procurement status of 137.5%. The organisation’s outstanding BEE scorecard recently contributed to its success in... 

Casimiro Da Silva Santos

     7th March 2014 Main Activity of the company: Chemicals and services 

Power events combined to tackle Africa’s energy needs

     28th February 2014 Media and information company PennWell International announced, in March, that it has made the strategic decision to co-locate this year’s Power-Gen Africa and Distributech Africa exhibitions and conferences. 

Power infrastructure and billing models need review

     28th February 2014 Amid ongoing power delivery challenges facing South Africa’s power delivery, key players in the sector say the time has come for reviews of the infrastructure management and revenue models. This emerged at a round table brainstorming session regarding the challenges and opportunities in the power... 

Power infrastructure, billing models, ‘need review’

     29th November 2013 Amid ongoing challenges in SA power delivery, key players in the sector say the time has come for reviews of the infrastructure management and revenue models. This emerged at a round table brainstorming session held in Sandton in November 2013, where stakeholders debated the challenges and... 

Fading confidence in collective bargaining could lead to job cuts, warns law firm

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     18th April 2013 The apparent opting out of labour union membership in South Africa amid a wave of wildcat strikes, could mark a rise in employee terminations, should companies lose confidence in collective bargaining, law firm Routledge Modise employment director Prince Mafojane has said. “The spate of... 

Company Announcement: DistribuTECH Africa Conference to Co-Locate with POWER-GEN Africa 2014

     4th March 2013 PennWell International announced that it has made the strategic decision to co-locate the POWER-GEN Africa and DistribuTECH Africa exhibitions and conferences. The combined event will take place from 17 – 19 March, 2014 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre 

Company Announcement: Architects of the Future Combine Sustainability with Design at 26th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year award

     16th January 2013 Today’s fine architects are required to combine design talent with engineering ability, social awareness and an aptitude for business 

Resources Watch 2012 roundup 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th December 2012 Creamer Media’s Resources Watch highlights some major events that took place during the year. Exxaro renewable energy bids (RW 87) 

Company Announcement: Tenova TAKRAF completes another successful Bradford replacement

     20th November 2012 Tenova TAKRAF has further enhanced its reputation as a world leader in heavy-scale refurbishments by replacing the Bradford crusher at Anglo American Thermal Coal's Kromdraai opencast operations north west of Witbank in Mpumalanga 

CoM, traditional leaders set up committee to tackle mining problems  

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     23rd October 2012 The Chamber of Mines (CoM) and the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa (Contralesa) have set up a task team to address challenges facing the country’s mining sector. “We have agreed with the CoM that a task team be set up to work out the logistics of how we will move forward to... 

Zim cancels 344 prospecting orders as it seeks to stamp out speculative hoarding

By: Oscar Nkala     5th October 2012 Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe last week signed into law the Finance Act, which gives the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) the power to carry out on-site inspections to determine progress at mining operation in a bid to plug the high rate of revenue leakages from the mining sector.  

New Zim diamond policy in place – Mining Ministry

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     12th September 2012 Zimbabwe’s amended Diamond Policy was approved and in place, Ministry of Mines and Mining Development permanent secretary Prince Mupazviriho said at the fourth Zimbabwe Mining Indaba, in Harare, on Wednesday. He told delegates that the new policy was aimed at facilitating the optimisation of... 

Getting it off my chest

By: Terry Mackenzie-hoy     27th July 2012 Before I begin, let me record my thanks to Phillip Pare, who suggested the topic of energy return on investment, or EROI, which I used in a recent column.  

Small-scale biodiesel production offers fuel-supplement, new-revenue prospects

By: Schalk Burger     6th July 2012 Community-scale production of biodiesel from used oils and fats can effectively provide a high-value product to supplement local fuel use and form an additional revenue stream for farmers who produce oil-yielding crops, says UK biofuels company Green Fuels founder and CEO James Hygate. 

Resources Watch  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th July 2012 This week: Mincon and Western Star hand over a 35 ton truck to Booysen Bore Drilling. Kumba is ‘well on the way’ to reaching its 70-million tons a year iron-ore target. And, the ANC mining policy should focus on ‘capturing rents’, not on nationalisation. 

08/06/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     8th June 2012 Diamond giant De Beers will decide in two months whether or not to spend R17-billion on expanding its Venetia mine in Limpopo province; a small black-run diamond-cutting operation is proving that local diamond beneficiation is profitable; and a South African biotechnology firm has obtained... 

South African diamond beneficiation profitable – Trans Hex 

By: Martin Creamer     4th June 2012 The beneficiation of diamonds locally is not only proving a profitable business but also has the indirect benefit of keeping in place the diamond tender system, which the company favours, says Trans Hex CEO Llewellyn Delport. Delport, who announced a net profit of R208.3-million for 12 months to... 

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