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Investment firm specialises in energy and infrastructure

26th September 2008 Specialist international financial advisory company Fieldstone Africa, which specialises in the energy and infrastructure sectors, is working closely with several independent power producers (IPPs) on electricity generation projects. 

2010 inspires property uptake while private sector growth slows

26th September 2008 Trade solution company Coface South Africa provides full risk credit solutions to a variety of industry sectors, and specialises in credit insurance, including trading transactions between companies, trade information, receivables management, including local and international debt collection, and... 

Coal industry faces export challenges

5th September 2008 An agreement between mine, port, and rail authorities in the coal industry needs to be reached in order for the coal industry to focus on the export of high quality coal, says Barlow Jonker coal industry analyst Xavier Prevost. 

Capacity upgrades increase company’s foothold in coal sector

5th September 2008 JSE-listed coal-mining company South African Coal Mining Holdings (SACMH), is well on track with capacity upgrades at its Umlabu colliery in Ermelo, Mpumalanga. 

Improved blasting technology for coal applications

5th September 2008 South African mining explosives supplier BME has applied special technology that increases productivity and improves safety in coal mining operations throughout Southern Africa. 

Power projects prove fruitful for measurement and control industry

29th August 2008 The South African Institute of Measurement and Control (SAIMC) president Paulo Da Silva is positive about the state of the automation industry, and reports that manufacturers and suppliers are reaping the benefits from impending power generation projects across the country.  

Technology firm develops new instrumentation products

29th August 2008 Technology firm Siemens' process instrumentation division has developed new products as part of its automation systems offering, which include the new Sitrans FX300 vortex flow meter series, while the company has also added new Profibus PA interfaces to the Sitrans LR250 and Sitrans LR460 radar... 

Variable speed drives applied in platinum mine

29th August 2008 Manufacturer and supplier of low- and medium-range motor control switchgear CHI Control Components' NXP variable speed drives are being used at Lonmin Platinum's Marikana mine, in Rustenburg, where the drives are implemented in the controlling of electrodes in the platinum smelter. 

Dwaf regulates water discharges at Olifants river

22nd August 2008 Resources giant Anglo American’s coal subsidiary, Anglo Coal, is regulating its water releases into the Olifants River catchment area, in the Mpumalanga province, following a directive set by the the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (Dwaf). 

Software company transforms ICT sector

22nd August 2008 Black economic-empowerment (BEE) companies need to display a strong sense of diversity in management, support South African business, and give back to the community as good corporate citizens, says software company IBM executive for BEE, Lenhle Daka. 

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