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Rebecca Campbell

Rebecca Campbell

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Major salmon-farming project announced for Lesotho

23rd July 2019 Fresh-water salmon fish-farming company Pure Salmon has announced a major investment in Lesotho, to establish a recirculating aquaculture system salmon farm in the country’s highland Butha-Buthe region. The project is worth $250-million and is being undertaken in partnership with the Lesotho... 

World’s first satellite mass-production plant opened in the US

23rd July 2019 Europe-based major aerospace group Airbus and US-based global internet communications company OneWeb have announced that their joint venture, OneWeb Satellites, officially opened the world’s first-ever high-speed and high-volume satellite production facility on Monday. The facility is located at... 

South Africa’s MeerKAT radio telescope solves astronomical conundrum

22nd July 2019 The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (Sarao), which is one of the National Research Foundation’s facilities, announced on Monday that the country’s MeerKAT radio telescope array had made a major scientific discovery, solving a decades-old astronomical riddle. The discovery, published as... 

South African, Indian defence industries agree on areas of collaboration

19th July 2019 The South African Aerospace Maritime and Defence Export Council (Saamdec) announced on Thursday that it had made a breakthrough in developing collaboration with the Indian defence industry. The breakthrough took the form of identifying the main areas in which Saamdec member companies will be able... 

Union reports Denel has failed to pay contributions to pension fund

19th July 2019 Trade union Solidarity reported on Thursday that pension funds for Denel workers had not been paid to the company’s pension fund, Denret. This information had been provided by Denret. The union also reported that it had demanded that Denel provide proof of payment. Solidarity further stated that... 

Angola to partially privatise diamonds parastatal

19th July 2019 Speaking in Lisbon, Portugal, early this month, Angolan Natural Resources Minister Diamantino Azevedo stated that his country’s State-owned diamond group Endiama was going to be partially privatised and have some of its equity listed on the stock exchange. He was speaking to the Portuguese news... 

Rolls-Royce ‘IntelligentEngine’ civil aerospace initiative advancing

19th July 2019 UK-based global major power plant manufacturer Rolls-Royce has reported that its the “IntelligentEngine” philosophy (also referred to as a vision) is making strong progress throughout its Civil Aerospace products and services “portfolio”, powerfully driven by the capabilities of digital... 

Think-tank attacks SAX for failing to provide requested information

19th July 2019 The Free Market Foundation (FMF) think-tank has accused State-owned regional airline SA Express (SAX) of breaking the law by not responding to a request for information under the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA). The FMF made a PAIA request to SAX on May 31 regarding the troubled... 

Airbus reports rise in orders for extra-long-range airliner

19th July 2019 From its launch at the Paris Air Show in mid-June to the end of that month, Europe-based global major aerospace group Airbus’ latest airliner, the A321XLR, has been ordered or selected by 14 airlines and one leasing company, with firm orders totalling 44 aircraft. Letters of intent cover another... 

Centamin says business outlook continues to improve

18th July 2019 Dual London- and Toronto Stock Exchange-listed gold miner Centamin, whose current main asset is the Sukari gold mine in Egypt, announced on Thursday that the amount of gold produced by the mine during the second quarter of this year (2Q19) was slightly (1%) higher than the production during the... 

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