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Walter Meano Engineering

23rd March 2007 Walter Meano Engineering, which was first established by the late Walter Meano on hired premises at 63a Garden road, Georgetown, Germiston, provides a machining service, in the light engineering field, to the mining and steel industries and is also a manufacturer of submersible and vertical... 

Shanghai copper 1,2% lower on China rate rise

19th March 2007 Shanghai copper prices ended 1,2% lower on Monday, under pressure after China raised interest rates, sparking fears that demand from the world's largest copper consumer could ease. 

Grinaker-LTA begins construction on R375m Sappi Saiccor project

19th March 2007 South African paper manufacturer Sappi has awarded the R375-million civil and building works contract for the expansion of Sappi Saiccor's mill, near Umkomaas, to the Amakhulu Civils joint venture (JV), which comprises leading South African construction firms.  

Virgin to start flights to Kenya in June

19th March 2007 Virgin Atlantic said on Monday it will begin offering daily flights to Nairobi from London Heathrow in June.  

Sadc countries urged to avert energy supply crises

19th March 2007 The 28th Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) conference last week emphasised the need for countries in the region to seriously discuss ways to mitigate the energy supply shortage being experienced. The conference, which concluded on Thursday, was officially opened on Wednesday by Zambian Energy... 

Spirax Sarco

16th March 2007 Spirax Sarco South Africa, which was established in South Africa in 1973 and the UK parent company of which has been in existence since 1888, provides knowledge, service and products worldwide for the control and effective use of steam and other industrial fluids. 

Astrapak gets competition approval for Ultrapak acquisition

16th March 2007 Packaging group Astrapak said on Friday that all conditions precedent to buying Ultrapak had been fulfilled and that the transaction would be implemented on April 1.  

'Green scorpions' conduct national enforcement drive

16th March 2007 South Africa's highly specialised environmental police unit, known as the "Green Scorpions", have embarked on a national drive to crack down on contraventions of environmental laws. 

Van Schalkwyk gives green light for Sishen-Saldanha iron-ore expansion

15th March 2007 Environmental Affairs and Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk had given the go-ahead to the next expansion phase of Transnet’s Sishen-Saldanha iron-ore corridor, he said in an emailed statement on Thursday. 

Gold hits 1-week low; watches equities and dollar

14th March 2007 Gold dropped almost 1% to hit a one-week low on Wednesday, driven by losses in Japanese futures after declines in US stocks fuelled worries of another sell-off by jittery investors. But bargain hunters were likely to offer support for gold, and other precious metals such as platinum and palladium... 

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