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Rebecca Campbell

Rebecca Campbell

Rebecca Campbell is Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Claims adjustment company hopes insurers will now settle following FSCA ruling

15th July 2020 Specialist public loss adjustment firm Insurance Claims Africa (ICA) on Wednesday expressed the hope that South African insurance companies will now honour business interruption insurance claims submitted by their clients, to cover losses suffered as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. On July 9... 

Unions divided on approval of SAA business rescue plan

15th July 2020 There has been mixed reaction from unions representing employees of South African Airways to the approval of the business rescue plan for the financially-embattled State-owned national flag carrier. The plan was approved by 86% of the airline’s creditors in a vote on Tuesday. The approval of the... 

Public Enterprises DG argues saving SAA will be good for the country

14th July 2020 The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has released the text of the remarks made at the meeting of the creditors of State-owned national flag carrier South African Airways (SAA) on Tuesday, by its acting director-general, Kgathatso Tlhakudi. SAA is under business rescue and at the meeting the... 

Public Enterprises welcomes yes vote for SAA rescue plan, announces interim CEO

14th July 2020 The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) welcomed the outcome of the creditors’ vote on the proposed business rescue plan for State-owned South African Airways (SAA). The financially beleaguered national flag carrier is under business rescue. In the vote on Tuesday, 86% of the creditors voted... 

Kenya announces that it is going to re-open its airspace

14th July 2020 The Kenyan government announced on Monday that it was going to re-open the country’s commercial aviation sector and allow the resumption of both domestic and international flights, Logistics Update Africa has reported. Domestic flights will restart on Wednesday (July 15) and international flights... 

Major British aerospace manufacturer unveils ‘Factory 4.0’

14th July 2020 UK-based global major aerospace and defence group BAE Systems on Monday unveiled its new intelligent factory at its complex in Warton in Lancashire, England. This factory has been developed to support the UK’s Tempest next (sixth) generation combat aircraft technologies programme.  The group... 

Indian Air Force receives last batch of Boeing military helicopters ordered in 2015

13th July 2020 US global major aerospace and defence group Boeing has concluded deliveries of helicopters to the Indian Air Force (IAF), ordered under a September 2015 contract. The order was for 22 AH-64E Apache attack and 15 CH-47F(I) Chinook heavy transport helicopters. The last batch of the helicopters... 

UK announces funding for development of advanced modular nuclear reactors

13th July 2020 The British government announced on Friday that it was awarding funding of £40-million for the development of advanced modular nuclear reactors (AMRs) and associated technologies. This was part of the UK’s programme to develop new and low-carbon industries and energy sources, thereby creating... 

Public Enterprises urges yes vote for SAA business rescue plan

13th July 2020 The Department of Public Enterprises has called on the stakeholders in financially-embattled State-owned airline South African Airways to vote in favour of the proposed business rescue plan for the carrier. The main stakeholders are the creditors of, and the unions representing workers at, SAA.... 

Nasa’s latest Mars rover now on top of its launch rocket

10th July 2020 The US National Aeronautics and Space Agency (Nasa) announced on Thursday that its latest Mars rover, Perseverance, had been attached to the top of the Atlas V launch rocket (produced by the United Launch Alliance) that will carry it into space. The operation actually took place on Tuesday. The... 

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