R/€ = 13.05
R/$ = 11.57
Au 1279.72 $/oz
Pt 1254.50 $/oz
Jan 07, 2015
Rhodes Food has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the issued share capital of fruit juice product manufacturer and distributor Pacmar for R165-million. The deal is expected to complement its parent company’s, Rhodes Food Group’s (RFG’s), strategy of...
Dec 30, 2014
Australian shares retreated on Tuesday as commodity prices fell, while New Zealand stocks set a fresh record high. Trading volume is likely to remain thin this week with many investors away for New Year holidays. The market will be closed on Thursday.
Nov 14, 2014
Jet Park-based corrosion protection, epoxy flooring, concrete repair and waterproofing company Verni secured a contract for its Supaflor polyurethane (PU), high-density (HD) screed flooring solution last month. The solution will be applied to the floors of the winery...
Sep 05, 2014
The Berg River Partnership (BRP) has piloted the 2020 Vision for Water Education Programme (VFWEP) at 10 schools in the Berg river area, in the Western Cape, as part of its youth initiative.
Aug 07, 2014
The New South Wales government is looking for a buyer for the Cobbora coal mine, in the state’s Central West. Treasurer Andrew Constance this week announced the expression of interest, saying that all state and federal planning approvals for the project were in place.
May 02, 2014
With torrential rain in February causing existing potholes to widen and new ones to emerge, soil stabilisation products supplier AnyWay Solid Environmental Solutions South Africa believes roads authorities should consider new ways to deal with what is now a...
Feb 21, 2014
The images of flooding in the UK have brought home just how vulnerable even the most developed countries are to changes in the weather. Pictured above is a resident of Wraysbury, in southern England, wading through water in Wellington boots as the Thames flooded the...
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...
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Nov 16, 2012
The Wine Industry Network for Expertise and Technology (Winetech), an organisation that coordinates research, training and technology transfer in the wine industry, hopes to form a steadfast partnership with sector education and training authorities (Setas), the...
Sep 28, 2012
Mill Creek will be a 26-turbine wind farm north-west of Wellington city in New Zealand.
Jun 01, 2012
Transnet Rail Engineering’s (TRE’s) Salt River railway plant, in Cape Town, which celebrated 150 years of operation in mid-May, could play an important part in upcoming rail investment projects in South Africa, said group CEO Brian Molefe.
May 25, 2012
Transmission components company AZ Hollink South Africa has been appointed as the sole representative for German components manufacturer Renk Hanover in South Africa, as well as its authorised dealer for sub-Saharan Africa.
May 16, 2012
Transnet Rail Engineering (TRE’s) Salt River railway plant in Cape Town, which celebrated 150 years of operation this week, could play an important part in upcoming rail investment projects in South Africa, said group CEO Brian Molefe. He said a return to Salt...
Jan 20, 2012
The legal aid clinic of Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Law opened a new wing at its offices in Banhoek Road in August 2011.
Nov 17, 2011
Australian gas major Santos on Thursday reported that it had completed the A$924-million takeover of fellow listed Eastern Star Gas, giving Santos the largest natural gas reserve position in New South Wales. Santos launched its takeover offer for Eastern Star in...
Nov 11, 2011
The National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act, of 1977, has been amended to introduce legislation that calls for more energy efficient construction technologies and building methods, and requires building projects to meet certain sustainability criteria.
Sep 23, 2011
IMPERIAL Logistics member company, IMPERIAL Cargo has won the Logistics Achiever Enviro Award 2011 for its ‘green’ national logistics hub in the Western Cape
Aug 11, 2011
Mobile operator Cell C is upbeat about the future and expects to generate a profit “quite soon”, acting CEO Simon Duffy said on Thursday. The company increased revenue in the year ended December 2010 by 5% to R10.2-billion .Earnings before interest, taxes,...
Jan 12, 2011
Communications provider Vodacom Business has started to roll-out a fibre-optic network in the Western Cape areas of Stellenbosch, Somerset West, Paarl and Wellington. The current network consists of 23-km of cable in Stellenbosch; 48-km of cable in Somerset West;...
Oct 29, 2010
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has developed a new five-year strategy, which will see the company transforming itself into a commercially viable entity that will evolve into a top public transport operator in the country’s high-volume passenger...
Jun 18, 2010
The Gautrain has launched a large-scale auxiliary bus service alongside the first phase of the rapid rail link, which started operations on June 8.
May 07, 2010
There are many people around the world who collect postage stamps.
Dec 11, 2009
The project entails the construction of a high-voltage dc link that will balance the use of energy between the north and south islands of New Zealand.
Nov 13, 2009
South African wine, spirits and flavoured alcoholic beverages producer and marketer Distell is spearheading a viticultural initiative, in Tanzania, that should see wine farmers in the highlands of Dodoma double their crops within three to five years.
Jun 05, 2009
Climate change and the reduction of green house gas emissions are topics that are becoming increasingly entrenched in global political, commercial and consumer discourse.
Apr 23, 2009
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Wednesday announced that New Zealand ambassador David Walker has been appointed as the new chairperson of the agriculture negotiations. Walker replaces Crawford Falconer, who was also from New Zealand, and who would return to...
Feb 27, 2009
Cork manufacturer Columbit Corks South Africa has launched a landmark initiative that will work towards reducing its wine clients’ carbon footprint. The project is Columbit’s first as the inaugural wine industry member of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact for...
Feb 06, 2009
At the end of the battle of Waterloo, the Duke of Wellington said that it was “the nearest run thing you saw in your life”.
Jul 18, 2008
The leafy suburb of Parktown, just north of the Johannesburg central business district, is the improbable location for what could arguably be described as South Africa’s quiet rail revolution. Number 21 Wellington road, Transnet Freight Rail’s (TFR’s) new head...
Jul 18, 2008
The leafy suburb of Parktown, just north of the Johannesburg CBD, is the improbable location for what could arguably be described as South Africa’s quite rail revolution.
May 16, 2008
Local renewable energy company Energy Technologies (ET) is in the final stages of negotiating a licence or joint-venture agreement with German company BioFerm to supply towns and municipalities with a renewable energy technology called DryFermentation.
Nov 23, 2007
When driving between Pretoria and Johannesburg, I have passed large construction sites that bury deep into the ground - they are the start of the Gautrain project.
Nov 16, 2007
Local supplier of wine machinery Velo SA has undergone a number of trials this year for its equipment in different wineries in the country.
Oct 27, 2006
Thirty-five per cent of Sasol shares are held by foreigners - five per cent off the 40% target that Sasol set for itself when it listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in April 2003.
Oct 13, 2006
Protekon Rail Solutions is currently engaged in the upgrading of several Metrorail depots in both the Wits and Cape Regions.
Sep 12, 2006
Australian stocks dropped for a fifth day. Resources companies such as BHP Billiton and Woodside Petroleum Ltd. slumped along with commodities prices including copper and oil.
Jun 28, 2006
Plans are afoot to open new embassies in Serbia and New Zealand following requests from these countries to President Thabo Mbeki.
May 06, 2005
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