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BC’s NDP-led govt talks up exploration, mining as basis for building burgeoning communities

By: Henry Lazenby     26th September 2017 British Columbia is ‘ground zero’ for mining in Canada, as technological advances require an ever-increasing volume of metals to satisfy improving standards of living and environment-friendly technologies. This was the key message to attendees at the fourth yearly Resource Breakfast Series held... 

Best-performing metals as hard to trade as they are to find

By: Bloomberg     14th July 2017 Even if you’d heard of this year’s best-performing metals, betting on them would probably have been a struggle. Ruthenium, iridium and the somewhat better known rhodium – used mostly in specialised products like hard disks, spark plugs and autocatalysts – have trounced almost all major... 

B region road infrastructure improvement and maintenance project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     25th September 2015 The project will improve and maintain the roads infrastructure, including the repairing of potholes, in the City of Johannesburg B region. 

JRA to invest R99m in existing road improvements

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     27th August 2015 The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) will spend R99-million to improve and maintain road infrastructure in the city’s B region. The B region included relatively developed suburbs such as Windsor, Albertville, Blairgowrie, Bryanston, Bosmont, Coronationville, Cresta, Emmarentia, Greenside,... 

John Smithyman

13th June 2014 Main Activity of the Company: Weldamax supplies welding equipment and consumables Date and Place of Birth: February 8, Surrey, UK Education: Michaelhouse, matric, 1978; Rhodes University, BCom, 1982; Rhodes University, CTA, 1983; CA (SA), 1984; Revans University, US, MSc (business leadership),... 

Cape Town, Durban receive intl recognition for climate change efforts

By: Natalie Greve     17th January 2014 Thirty-four cities from 14 participating countries have been selected from among 163 entrants in this year’s Earth Hour City Challenge (EHCC) to receive special recognition by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) for “impressive actions” on climate change. The EHCC project aimed to mobilise... 

Five hydrogen, fuel cell development projects under way

31st August 2012 Five research and development projects in the UK, supported by government, will accelerate the adoption of energy systems that use hydrogen and fuel-cell technologies, which will incorporate them into everyday use, the UK Technology Strategy Board says. 


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