http://www.engineeringnews.co.za
  SEARCH
Login
R/€ = 14.48Change: 0.11
R/$ = 10.49Change: 0.06
Au 1286.96 $/ozChange: -8.61
Pt 1402.00 $/ozChange: -26.50
 
 
Note: Search is limited to the most recent 250 articles. Set date range to access earlier articles.
Where? With... When?








Start
 
End
 
 
And must exclude these words...
Close Main Search
Close Main Login
My Profile News Alerts Newsletters Logout Close Main Profile
 
Nelson Mandela 1918 - 2013   Agriculture   Automotive   Chemicals   Competition Policy   Construction   Defence   Economy   Electricity   Energy   Environment   ICT   Metals   Mining   Science & Technology   Services   Trade   Transport & Logistics   Water  
What's On Press Office Suppliers Directory Research Jobs Announcements Contact Us
 
 
 
Topic - South America
Back
Apr 11, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
International mining, industrial, construction and power generation show Electra Mining Africa expands footprint into Africa with shows in Botswana, Ghana and Zambia and back to Johannesburg in September. Delivering a high return on investment for exhibitors and...
Apr 02, 2014
Tesla Motors Model S.
US electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors’ recently revealed plans to build a new $5-billion lithium-ion battery ‘gigafactory’ had caused quite a “buzz” in the cobalt world. Tesla Motors spokesperson Liz Jarvis-Shean confirmed to Mining Weekly Online...
Mar 28, 2014
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...
Mar 10, 2014
Mining and energy solutions firm Cronimet Mining were recently selected to proceed to the next round of approval for independent power producers (IPPs) to bring six 5 MW South African projects on line. Should Cronimet receive approval to bring 30 MW of production...
Mar 06, 2014
The Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) exported about 4.49-million tons of coal during February, as opposed to 4.57-million tons in January, the terminal reported on Thursday. The majority, or 58%, of the coal exported in February headed to Asia, followed by Europe at...
Feb 26, 2014
Denel’s successful financial turnaround and its strong record of delivery on major products and projects in support of South Africa’s national defence will feature prominently in its presentation to Parliament today. “We are telling Parliament about the...
Feb 26, 2014
Feb 21, 2014
Feb 21, 2014
Feb 14, 2014
 
 
 
Jan 31, 2014
The Toyota Imperial Hilux team secured a fourth place in the 2014 Dakar Rally, held in South America, and not first, as had been aspired to when the event kicked off on January 5. Toyota Motorsport South Africa, headed by Glyn Hall, entered two locally made Hilux...
Jan 28, 2014
Vancouver-based base metals miner First Quantum Minerals on Tuesday announced that it planned to lift the copper production capacity at its flagship Cobre Panama project, in Panama, by 20%; however, it would cost more to build and the start-up would be delayed....
Jan 23, 2014
South Africa lifted its overall steel production by 4.1% in 2013, increasing output from 6.9-million tons in 2012 to 7.2-million tons, making it the twenty-first largest steel producing country in the world. The World Steel Association (worldsteel) revealed on...
Jan 22, 2014
ZTE CORPORATION’s solutions greatly reduce the dependence on diesel generators and thereby, lower CAPEX, OPEX and greenhouse gas emissions Based on its recent analysis of the ICT green power solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognises ZTE Corporation with the...
Jan 20, 2014
The Toyota Imperial Hilux team secured a fourth place in the 2014 Dakar Rally, held in South America, and not first, as had been aspired to when the event kicked off on January 5. Toyota Motorsport South Africa, headed by Glyn Hall, entered two locally made Hilux...
Jan 20, 2014
Despite the thorny down-market the junior exploration sector has been dealing with over the past 18 months, several companies had been rewarded for their performances. The problem is, however, that the industry has not delivered a lot of performance, Sprott US...
Jan 17, 2014
CRYSTALLOGRAPHY IN BIOLOGY: A coloured crystallography image of antibodies binding to a virus
This year is the International Year of Crystallography (IYCr2014). It marks the centenary of the award of the Nobel Prize for Physics to Max von Laue (1879-1960) of Germany for his discovery (published in 1912) that crystals diffract (that is, bend) X-rays. This...
Jan 06, 2014
Taken solely at face value, South America hardly excites when it comes to uranium. Brazil is the region’s only producer and its output is relatively meagre compared with other nations. It recorded output of 231 t uranium in 2012, down from 265 t in 2011, according...
Dec 13, 2013
A coloured crystallography image of antibodies binding to a virus
The International Year of Crystallography 2014 (IYCr 2014) was launched worldwide on Thursday. Next year marks the centenary of the award of the Nobel Prize for Physics to Max von Laue (1879-1960) of Germany for his discovery (published in 1912) that crystals...
Dec 12, 2013
 
 
 
 
Dec 11, 2013
Since our beginning in 1963, Dynapower Company has grown to become the world’s leading independent manufacturer of SCR and Chopper High Power Rectifier Systems. We design, manufacture, and test integrated high power transformers – rectifier systems for use in...
Dec 10, 2013
Celanese Corporation, the global technology and specialty materials company, showcased at K 2013 in Düsseldorf, Germany, a new cost-effective medical application — the Injury Stop syringe that is based on Hostaform® acetal copolymer (POM), one of the medical...
Dec 06, 2013
Dec 03, 2013
Sam Walsh
Rio Tinto boss Sam Walsh said on Tuesday that the diversified mining group was on track to meet its $2-billion cost cutting target this year, telling an investor seminar in Sydney, Australia, that the company had delivered a $1.8-billion improvement in operating cash...
Nov 26, 2013
TSX-V-listed juniors Goldsource Mines and Eagle Mountain Gold Corp on Tuesday announced that they had struck an accord to merge. Under the terms of the business combination, the companies would merge in an all-scrip deal that would see each company hold half of the...
Nov 21, 2013
Nickel miner Western Areas has announced that its founding shareholder and nonexecutive chairperson, Terry Streeter, would step down with immediate effect. Streeter said the decision came as he was seeking new challenges, and wanted to focus on other investments in...
Nov 20, 2013
As a leading global provider of project delivery and consulting services to the resources and energy, and complex process industries, WorleyParsons’ experience covers all five phases of the asset lifecycle, from the creation of new assets to services that sustain...
Nov 15, 2013
South African defence company Rheinmetall Denel Munitions (RDM) is set to become the German Rheinmetall group's second global hub for munitions manufacture and is already a major research and development (R&D) centre for the global company. RDM is 51%-owned by...
Nov 14, 2013
Barrick Gold, the world's biggest gold producer, on Thursday said it had completed its $3-billion bought deal equity offering of 163.5-million common shares at a price of $18.35 a share, for net proceeds of about $2.9-billion. The offering increased Barrick’s...
Nov 12, 2013
The TSX-V-listed shares of junior gold explorer TomaGold on Tuesday jumped up to 36% from its Monday close, after the company finalised a deal that could see Canadian gold miner Iamgold earn a 50% interest in each of the Monster Lake, Winchester and Lac à l'eau...
 
 
 
 
Nov 12, 2013
Precious metals streaming firm Silver Wheaton on Tuesday said it had struck an early deposit gold stream accord with exploration and project development firm Sandspring Resources for the Toroparu project, located in the Republic of Guyana, in South America. Under the...
Nov 05, 2013
State-owned defence company Denel on Tuesday said it intends to grow its yearly revenue to more than R7-billion in the next five years and create a long-term order book of more than five times its turnover.
Nov 01, 2013
The era of cheap food has ended, owing to the combined impact of megatrends on the agriculture industry; therefore, people can expect to spend more of their household budget on groceries,” sustainable agriculture company Syngenta head of corporate affairs Kinyua...
Oct 31, 2013
Diversified miner GlencoreXstrata will list on the main board of the JSE on November 13 after the JSE approved its application for a secondary listing. The listing would be an inward foreign listing and GlencoreXstrata will retain its primary listing on the LSE, as...
Oct 31, 2013
With South Africa’s once mighty grip on the world platinum market slipping, exasperated end-users are eyeing Zimbabwe as the heir to the platinum throne, top global platinum consultant Stephen Forrest said on Thursday. Forrest, in South Africa for the Joburg 2013...
Oct 29, 2013
Air traffic to, from and within Africa has grown overall by 89% during the twelve years from 2000 to 2012, and European airliner manufacturer Airbus expects the continent to continue to see rapid growth over the next 20 years. In its latest Global Market Forecast,...
Oct 25, 2013
Edwin Dreyer, Louis Delport and Owen Maroleni
Amid high-level calls for the emergence of black industrialists, a new black-owned manufacturing company has been formed through a merger of pipe-bending specialist Delberg Engineering and metals trader Corrotherm Special Metals Africa. The company began trading...
Oct 25, 2013
On October 21, Brazil should have auctioned the first element of its rich new “pre-salt” offshore oil resources, the Libra oilfield. (“Should have” because this column was written before the scheduled date of the auction.) Libra is estimated to hold between...
Oct 21, 2013
Global crude steel production for September increased 6.1% year-on-year to 133-million tonnes. The World Steel Association (worldsteel) reported that China’s crude steel production increased 11% year-on-year to 65.4-million tonnes in September, while Japan’s...
Oct 17, 2013
TSX-listed MBAC Fertilizer on Thursday reported positive results from a feasibility study for the Santana phosphate project, located in Brazil’s Para state, attaching an after-tax net present value of $396-million to the project, which was slated to cost about...
 
 
 
 
Oct 15, 2013
Edwin Dreyer, Louis Delport and Owen Maroleni
Amid high-level calls for the emergence of black industrialists, a new black-owned manufacturing company has been formed through a merger of pipe-bending specialist Delberg Engineering and metals trader Corrotherm Special Metals Africa. The company began trading...
Oct 08, 2013
The world’s largest drilling company, Boart Longyear, has positioned itself to weather the difficult markets and emerge a leaner, more efficient company that had taken to heart lessons learnt in its recent overleveraged past. CEO Richard O’Brien said the company...
Sep 27, 2013
South Africa-headquartered gold major Gold Fields this week said its corporate restructuring activities would now aim to make a free cash-flow margin of about 15% at a gold price of $1 300/oz. CEO Nick Holland said the company’s plan for every one of its...
Sep 26, 2013
Mining companies these days are considering implementing various renewable power projects at mine sites mainly to reduce greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions, to demonstrate sustainability and to drive down costs, a representative from the world’s biggest gold miner,...
Sep 25, 2013
Dreumex is introducing a hand cleansing product that is ideal for cleansing hands and tools when water is unavailable: Dreumex Ultra Power Wipes. The compact packaging is convenient to carry and easy to click open and shut – keeping the wipes nice and moist. This...
 
First
Prev
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Next Last
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alert Close
Embed Code Close
content
Research Reports Close
Research Reports are a product of the
Research Channel Africa. Reports can be bought individually or you can gain full access to all reports as part of a Research Channel Africa subscription.
Find Out More Buy Report
 
 
Close
Engineering News
Completely Re-Engineered
Experience it now. Click here
*website to launch in a few weeks