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Mar 31, 2014
RAEng international policy adviser for Africa Meredith Ettridge
The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng), which is dedicated to promoting excellence in engineering in the UK and abroad, is optimistic that African engineers will respond enthusiastically to its inaugural ‘Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation’. The initiative...
Mar 28, 2014
Dawn reaped the rewards of increased government spend on water infrastructure and increased sales in Africa, among other factors, as it in March reported a 18% jump in operating profit, to R158.9-million for the half-year ended December 31, compared with the same...
Mar 28, 2014
Congratulations have to go to gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti for the amazing malaria programme that the company has piloted in West Africa. The programme, which the company started in Ghana, is now spreading to other African countries. Malaria is still one of...
Mar 28, 2014
Nonprofit organisation The Gerda Henkel Foundation, of Germany, awarded a five-year grant of R12-million to Stellenbosch University (SU) earlier this month to support and strengthen intellectual capacity in South Africa and across the African continent. The...
Mar 28, 2014
South African company SacOil Holdings and the UK’s Surestream Petroleum have reported progress in their hydrocarbon prospecting work northern Malawi. In its yearly presentation to Malawi’s Ministry of Mining, SacOil, which was awarded an exclusive prospecting...
Mar 28, 2014
To date, 3.66% of the world’s land that farms sugarcane has been certified as sustainable against the standard set by sustainability organisation Bonsucro, which is working at continuing to grow sustainability certification in sugar cane worldwide. “The 3.66%...
Mar 28, 2014
Uganda has announced plans to accelerate the construction of a planned petroleum refinery following the unveiling of six international companies bidding for the role of lead investor in the project. State Minister for Energy Simon D’Ujanga says the process of...
Mar 26, 2014
Bulyanhulu mine, Tanzania
Investigations are under way at gold producer African Barrick Gold’s (ABG’s) Bulyanhulu mine, in Tanzania, after an underground worker was fatally injured in a fall of ground incident. ABG CEO Brad Gordon and the company’s management team expressed their...
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Mar 17, 2014
Tanzania-focused mineral exploration and development company Kibo Mining has identified a 30 km strike of nickel-platinum prospectivity at its 100%-owned Haneti project, in the Dodoma region, following receipt of a comprehensive technical report covering full...
Mar 17, 2014
Since its establishment 33 years ago, Apex Strip Curtains & Doors has advanced steadily from a company that supplies only the South African market to become a growing concern that sells an increasing array of its products to a number of other African countries,...
Mar 14, 2014
Japanese conglomerate Toyota Tsusho has been awarded a contract to invest in a fertilizer plant in Kenya. Toyota Tsusho, which shrugged off competition from three other companies, is expected to invest $1.2-billion in the plant, which is intended to guarantee a...
Mar 13, 2014
Dawn reaped the rewards of increased government spend on water infrastructure and increased sales in Africa, among other factors, as it on Thursday reported a 18% jump in operating profit, to R158.9-million for the half-year ended December 31, compared with the same...
Mar 11, 2014
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and South Korean President Park Geun-hye
The Mining Association of Canada (MAC), on Tuesday voiced support for Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s announcement that Canada and the Republic of Korea had concluded negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement that would significantly boost trade...
Mar 11, 2014
Mar 10, 2014
The world’s largest gold miner by output Barrick Gold on Monday announced that it would divest 13.5% of its interest in Tanzania-focused African Barrick Gold (ABG). Barrick said that it would place about 41-million ABG ordinary shares to institutional investors,...
Mar 10, 2014
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Telecommunications group Gilat Satcom on Monday said it was set to sponsor the second yearly Great Rift Valley Mining Summit, where it planned to unveil new mining-focused mobile satellite services and technologies. The summit, held from March 13 to 14, in Lusaka,...
Mar 07, 2014
Expected to eventually produce 5 000 trucks a year, the first vehicles to be assembled at the 30 000 m2, R600-million FAW Trucks’ commercial vehicle plant, in Coega, are scheduled to roll off the assembly line in July. Original planning saw the completion of the...
Mar 07, 2014
The New Partnership for Africa’s Development  (Nepad) Agency has, through one of its flagship programmes - the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) – been intensifying talks on growing agriculture capacity and thereby eradicating hunger...
 
 
 
 
Mar 07, 2014
Tower crane and hoisting distributor SA French CEO Quentin van Breda told Engineering News at a media event hosted by the company earlier this month that it would actively expand into Africa and regain the ground it had lost during the prolonged downturn in the local...
Mar 07, 2014
ANTON EARLE The City of eThekwini is a world leader in promoting innovation in the conservation and reuse of water
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development estimates that, by 2050, more than 60% of the population in Brazil, Russia, India, Indonesia, China and South Africa, will live under severe water stress. “Unless powerful measures are taken to boost water...
Feb 28, 2014
JSE-listed specialist logistics company OneLogix aims to expand in Southern African countries by providing logistics services across their borders, with a medium-term aim of linking to and using more ports across the bloc, says OneLogix CEO Ian Lourens. The company...
Feb 28, 2014
WARRICK ROBERTSON Although international credit insurer Coface forecasts a modest recovery for the steel industry, the company emphasizes that sub-Saharan Africa is a growing market for South African steel products
International credit insurer Coface noted a 40% increase in the number of steel company liquidations in 2013. “Coface encountered 55 cases of liquidation in the local steel industry last year,” Coface industry analyst Warrick Robertson says, adding that the...
Feb 28, 2014
STEEL INCREASE Duferco Distribution Services will introduce new quench and tempered steel materials in a width of 3 m onto the South African market this year
Steel distribution and processing company Duferco Distribution Services’ steel sales have increased by about 300% since January last year, as more industries, such as mining, transport, recycling and cement, are expressing interest and buying its Quard and Quend...
Feb 26, 2014
Communications Minister Yunus Carrim
Regional cooperation on information and communications technology development, including mobile broadband, was required across the South African Development Community (SADC) region to boost economies of scale and reduce the cost of communication, Communications...
Feb 25, 2014
MTN's Kanagaratnam Lambotharan
MTN Business has entered an “exciting” era as the telecommunications group shifts from being a predominantly mobile operator to becoming an end-to-end integrated technology solutions provider in a “new world” of business. MTN aimed to distinguish its rapidly...
Feb 25, 2014
An appeal has been made to African governments to help boost the continent's presence on the worldwide web by submitting lists of important names for inclusion in the dotAfrica Reserved Names List process. That's the word from the ZA Central Registry and African...
Feb 24, 2014
A recent Joint Ore Reserves Committee-compliant resource report on Kibo Mining’s Imweru project, in northern Tanzania, has revealed good resource upside potential,lifting the total estimated indicated and inferred gold resource at Imweru to 550 000 oz of contained...
Feb 24, 2014
Network operators can be independently audited, while technical and financial performance is monitored in real time Based on its recent research on the telecommunications management and supervision technology market, Frost & Sullivan presents Global Voice Group with...
 
 
 
 
Feb 21, 2014
The 17th annual Power & Electricity World Africa is Africa's largest and most holistic power and energy business event: an exhibition, series of seminars, and strategic conference.  Attracting over 4500 attendees year on year, this is the premier event for...
Feb 21, 2014
The declining gold price has seen revenue decline by some 14% during the half year ended December, gold miner Resolute Mining said on Friday. The company reported that revenue from gold sales was down to A$286-million, compared with the A$334-million delivered in...
Feb 21, 2014
Drive technology company SEW-EURODRIVE opened a new office in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, in October last year, which has been tasked with the sole sales responsibility for the East African market. SEW-EURODRIVE Tanzania MD Urs Roos states there was a need to get closer...
Feb 20, 2014
Every year, we always look forward to getting the views of Wim Jonker Klunne, Senior Researcher Renewable Energy at the CSIR, hydropower expert, session chairman at the upcoming Clean Power Africa in fact Wim has been a longstanding supporter and contributor to the...
Feb 14, 2014
The Coega FAW plant currently under construction
Expected to eventually produce 5 000 trucks a year, the first vehicles to be assembled at the 30 000 m2, R600-million FAW Trucks’ commercial vehicle plant, in Coega, were scheduled to roll off the assembly line in July, said the company on Friday. Original planning...
Feb 14, 2014
Aim- and AltX-listed Kibo Mining on Friday appointed Andreas Lianos as an executive director, effective March 1. The 47-year-old is a chartered accountant, certified management accountant, certified internal auditor and a JSE-qualified executive.
Feb 12, 2014
Bulyanhulu mine
Following a year in which African Barrick Gold (ABG) introduced a sweeping operational review to buffer against a subdued gold price, the company has beaten its full-year production guidance by 7% and increased year-on-year output to 641 931 oz for the 12 months...
Feb 07, 2014
The construction of a new mega terminal at Tanzania's Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) in Tanzania is finally set start, after a delay of more than six years. The authorities in the East African nation announced the contractor would move on site before the...
Feb 07, 2014
MATT ASH South African public and private sector focus on renewable energy has stimulated greater public sector interest in renewable energy throughout the sub-Saharan Africa region
Challenges in assisting foreign contractors to understand the requirements of the South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), specifically with regard to the pass-through of risk and the ambit of force majeure, seem to...
Feb 07, 2014
Africa is blessed with natural resources – key inputs to the manufacturing process. However, as is well known, the majority of these natural resources are exported to the developed world in their raw or semi-processed form, says Frost & Sullivan Africa industry...
 
 
 
 
Feb 05, 2014
Feb 05, 2014
Junior explorer Kibaran Resources has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Aim-listed Richland Resources to consolidate its Merelani-Arusha graphite project, in Tanzania, with other assets in the region. Under the terms of the MoU, the two...
Feb 04, 2014
Tulawaka
African Barrick Gold (ABG) has completed the transfer of the Tulawaka gold mine and certain exploration licences to Tanzanian State mining company Stamico, after announcing the $4.5-million deal in November. ABG said in a statement on Tuesday that it would also...
Feb 03, 2014
Low-cost airline Fastjet completed its maiden flight between Dar es Salaam, in Tanzania, and Lusaka, in Zambia, on February 1, marking the launch of the airline’s second international route on the continent. Services between Lusaka’s Kenneth Kaunda International...
Feb 03, 2014
Eight countries in Southern Africa have earned a position among the top 20 "most exciting African mineral jurisdictions". According to an investment guide released on Monday, they are South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia, Madagascar, and Malawi.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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