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R17.5m Anglo project to improve, accelerate mine rehabilitation

By: Chantelle Kotze     23rd April 2014 Diversified miner Anglo American’s thermal coal business, Anglo Thermal Coal, has developed and patented a bioconversion technology that it believes could significantly reduce the cost and improve the rate and quality of opencast mine rehabilitation. 

Martin Peterson

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     11th April 2014 Main Activity of the Company: The company is a distributor of Makita, Mercury and Topcon products Date and Place of Birth: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, September 28, 1963 Education: I graduated from Rhodes University with a BCom degree in 1986, before completing articles in 1990 to become a chartered... 

HESA announces interim chairperson

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th March 2014 Higher Education South Africa (HESA) announced the appointment of its deputy chairperson, Dr Max Price, as interim chairperson of the HESA board. Price has led the University of Cape Town (UCT) since July 2008, where he was instrumental in elevating UCT’s status to that of a leading university in... 

Mick Davis and team get going again as well-backed X2

By: Martin Creamer     30th September 2013 Shades of the old Xstrata surfaced on Monday with the emergence of the new X2 Resources, backed by an initial $1-billion investment, under former Xstrata stalwart Mick Davis and his long-standing support executive Trevor Reid. X2 Partners, Noble Group Limited and TPG Capital announced their... 

Accountability key to success - Friedman

By: Natasha Odendaal     12th August 2013 Accountability was key to the long-term success of a business and an enabler of economic growth, but the lack of accountability in South Africa was not only government’s burden to bear, Professor Steven Friedman said on Monday. Speaking at the sixteenth Southern African Internal Audit... 

Company Announcement: Become a chartered account and be successful in life

5th December 2012 The decision on which career path to follow is not always an easy one 

Lonmin violence not 'out of thin air' – Friedman 

By: Sapa     17th August 2012 The violent confrontation that claimed more than 30 lives near Lonmin's Marikana mine, in Rustenburg, did not just happen out of thin air, an analyst said on Friday. "Should we have seen this coming? Yes and no," said Steven Friedman, director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy at Rhodes... 

Company Announcement: Built for Quality Control

17th July 2012 On the surface Lafarge’s Lichtenburg Plant is built for men – large machines and industrial facilities loom large and powerful, and there’s the distinct earthy smell of cement in the air 

SA Agulhas II to embark on shakedown cruise to Antarctica

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     6th July 2012 South Africa’s ice-breaker, the R1.3-billion SA Agulhas II would be embarking on a 26-day shakedown cruise to the edge of the ice shelf in Antarctica on July 9. The purpose of the shakedown cruise would be to test all ship systems under full operational conditions and also to train researchers.... 

SA scientists involved in discovery of new subatomic particle

By: Keith Campbell     4th July 2012 Several South African universities and one research institution are involved with the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (better known as CERN) in the SA-CERN programme and have been active participants in the search for the Higgs boson. They are the Universities of Cape Town,... 

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