http://www.engineeringnews.co.za
  SEARCH
Login
R/€ = 17.94Change: -0.16
R/$ = 15.79Change: 0.05
Au 1257.25 $/ozChange: 64.20
Pt 963.50 $/ozChange: 31.00
 
 
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
 
Agriculture   Automotive   Chemicals   Competition Policy   Construction   Defence   Economy   Electricity   Energy   Environment   ICT   Metals   Mining   Science and Technology   Services   Trade   Transport & Logistics   Water  
What's On Press Office Tenders Suppliers Directory Research Jobs Announcements Letters About Us
 
 
 
Topic - Standard Bank
Back
May 24, 2013
Construction of the Sephaku Cement Aganang plant, in the North West, is forging ahead.
May 23, 2013
The latest environmental guideline report aimed at the mining industry has been welcomed as a first step in starting the process of finding the delicate balance between mining economically and biodiversity protection, a panel agreed on Thursday. Speaking at a Gordon...
May 20, 2013
The Australian Takeovers Panel has declared the Waterberg Coal Company’s statements in relation to its hostile takeover offer for Firestone Energy as being deficient and ordered the company to dispatch a supplementary bidder’s statement. This comes after Firestone...
May 10, 2013
Financial services provider Standard Bank is advising farmers to protect themselves against sharp fluctuations in grain production volumes and prices, owing to market volatility caused by weather and price fluctuations.
May 07, 2013
The Franchise Association in South Africa (Fasa), a long-standing member of the World Franchise Council (WFC), has been mandated to establish a franchise federation on the African continent which will, in time, apply for membership of the WFC in its own right. The...
May 03, 2013
Soitec has concluded a R1-billion bond issuance to finance the construction of the concentrator photovoltaic solar plant in Touwsrivier.
May 02, 2013
JSE-listed property loan stock company Redefine Properties on Thursday said it was only weeks away from signing a R2.5-billion deal for the sale of most of its government-tenanted properties. Negotiations regarding the disposal of 24 properties to an undisclosed...
Apr 30, 2013
Semiconductor materials manufacturer Soitec announced on Tuesday that it had concluded a R1-billion bond issuance and that the proceeds would be used to help finance the construction of a 44 MW concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar plant in Touwsrivier, South...
Apr 26, 2013
Apr 26, 2013
Apr 25, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
 
 
 
Apr 12, 2013
Financial firm Standard Bank’s R9.4-billion involvement in government-approved renewable-energy projects has earned the bank the ranking of twelfth greenest bank globally by Bloomberg Markets. Each year, Bloomberg Markets assesses the top 40 global banks based on...
Apr 10, 2013
ASX-listed Range River Gold, which is driving a hostile takeover bid for JSE-listed Firestone Energy, on Wednesday announced that it had successfully drawn down A$35-million under its convertible facility agreement with Standard Bank. Range River and its now...
Apr 08, 2013
Gas would form a key part of South Africa’s future power generation mix, with the focus to fall on liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the short term and on shale gas in the long term, Standard Bank power and infrastructure head in South Africa Ntlai Mosiah said Monday....
Mar 29, 2013
Energy Minister Dipuo Peters broke ground on the Red Cap Kouga wind farm on March 15, 2013.
Mar 28, 2013
Mar 27, 2013
Power generation firm Independent Power South Africa (Ipsa) Group has obtained a £4.2-million short-term loan from private investment company Bluestone Securities to repay the loan from Standard Bank, originally due for payment in September 2009. Ipsa said the new...
Mar 26, 2013
Mar 22, 2013
The project involves the construction of a 60 000 m3/d capacity desalination plant.
Mar 15, 2013
Financial services group Standard Bank aims to achieve a 5-star green rating for its modern customer-service office in Rosebank that will open in May, says Standard Bank Corporate and Investment Banking Real Estate head Stewart Shaw-Taylor. The building has already...
Mar 04, 2013
New vehicle sales in February, at 53 220 units, crept up 1.6% over sales in February last year, reported the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) on Monday. This was much slower than the 14.1% year-on-year growth recorded in...
 
 
 
 
Feb 25, 2013
Investment firm Vunani Property Investment Fund (VPIF) would, in the coming 12 months, aggressively pursue further acquisitions and raise additional capital, CEO Rob Cane told Engineering News Online on Monday. “We will start raising capital of between R400-million...
Feb 22, 2013
Business exhibitions company Terrapinn says its signing of the 49M pledge, in January, signified the company's commitment to the global agenda for energy efficiency, as well as its commitment to play a proactive role in contributing to energy saving across South...
Feb 22, 2013
The project is proceeding according to plan and is within budget to start production at the end of the year.
Feb 21, 2013
JSE-listed Sephaku Holdings and its 36%-owned subsidiary Sephaku Cement on Thursday said construction of the 1.2-million-ton-a-year cement production facility it was building near Lichtenburg, and a 1.4-million-ton-a-year grinding facility, in Delmas, was proceeding...
Feb 19, 2013
Financial services provider Standard Bank has arranged an international financing package for the development of a $126-million 60 000 cubic metres a day desalination plant in Accra, Ghana. Spanish infrastructure company Abengoa and the Sojitz Corporation of Japan,...
Feb 08, 2013
I saw a newspaper headline that stated: “Consultants rake in billions.”  The article was critical of government, claiming that this was largely ‘wasted expenditure.’ As a consultant myself I had mixed feelings about this headline.  My opinion is that if government...
Feb 08, 2013
Global solar power plant developer SunEdison has broken ground at the site of its first project in South Africa – a solar-resource-rich country where it is hoping to develop a sizeable operating base and create the platform for further expansions into Africa. The...
Feb 05, 2013
London-listed African Minerals on Tuesday announced that final credit committee approvals had been received from Standard Bank for the establishment of two credit facilities worth $250-million and $100-million respectively.A $250-million secured loan facility would...
Feb 01, 2013
The arbitration case between Bombela and the Gautrain Management Agency is likely to take at least another two years.
Feb 01, 2013
Standard Bank has finalised a R408-million financing arrangement for Atterbury Property Group to construct a head office block for Group Five, in the Waterfall Business Estate.
 
 
 
 
Jan 31, 2013
Africa would need to spend more than $50-billion in the next decade on building 4 000 km of additional rail infrastructure to unlock the continent’s bulk mineral resource potential, Standard Bank has said. The financial services firm pointed out that infrastructure...
Jan 29, 2013
Global solar power plant developer SunEdison has broken ground at the site of its first project in South Africa – a solar-resource-rich country where it is hoping to develop a sizeable operating base and create the platform for further expansions into Africa. The...
Jan 25, 2013
South Africa’s automotive industry sold 623 914 new vehicles in 2012, which is a 9.2% improvement on the 571 415 new cars, bakkies, trucks and buses sold in 2011, reports the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa). Including sales...
Jan 22, 2013
African Barrick Gold (ABG) concluded negotiations with a syndicate of commercial banks, led by Standard Bank, for the provision of an export credit-backed term loan facility of $142-million for the expansion of its Bulyanhulu process plant, in Tanzania.
Jan 16, 2013
Financial services firm Standard Bank on Wednesday said it had finalised a R408-million financing arrangement for commercial property developer Atterbury Property Group to construct a head office block for engineering and construction firm Group Five, in...
Jan 09, 2013
South Africa’s automotive industry sold 623 914 new vehicles in 2012, which was a 9.2% improvement on the 571 415 new cars, bakkies, trucks and buses sold in 2011, reported the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) on Wednesday....
Jan 07, 2013
South Africa's rand softened against the dollar on Monday and could remain on the back foot as prospects of less monetary stimulus in the United States boosts the greenback. At 0657 GMT the local currency was 0.27% weaker at 8.5885 to the dollar after closing...
Dec 06, 2012
TSX-listed Platinum Group Metals (PTM) on Thursday reported that a syndicate of lead arrangers had obtained credit committee approval for a $260-million senior loan facility for its Western Bushveld Joint Venture (WBJV) project 1 platinum mine. The lending group...
Dec 05, 2012
The decision on which career path to follow is not always an easy one
Nov 09, 2012
 
 
 
 
Nov 09, 2012
The decline in cash-in-transit heists is continuing its positive trend, says SBV CEO Grant Dunnington. “Our statistics show cash heists in South Africa have declined from 315 in 2010, to 215 in 2011, with the number at 123 to the end of August for 2012. “The amount...
Nov 09, 2012
There was an overwhelmingly positive reaction on November 5 to the eventual signing of the agreements needed to facilitate the entry of the first large-scale renewable-energy projects into South Africa.
Nov 07, 2012
JSE-listed Standard Bank reports that it is backing 11 of the 28 wind and solar projects selected following the first bid window under South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP) and that it has underwritten R9.4-billion worth of...
Oct 19, 2012
The South African new vehicle market can grow by another 5% next year, adding to the expected 10% to be recorded in 2012, says National Automobile Dealers Association chairperson Derik Scorer. “The new car industry looks good.” He notes that a surging oil price and...
Oct 15, 2012
Private power group Ipsa said on Monday that it would sell its two remaining gas turbines to Iris Eco Power, a Malaysian power development company, for $31-million, which would allow the company to repay its creditors. Ipsa initially said it would sell the two...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
Subscribe Now for $149 Close
Subscribe Now for $149