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Company Announcement: Shipping company 'sails' doubles container vessels in fleet

22nd August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Lonrho (AIM: LONR), the African conglomerate with a diverse portfolio of investments is pleased to announce that its 45% subsidiary SA Independent Liner Services (PTY) Ltd ("SAILS") has signed contracts with ship suppliers for two vessels, which... 

Company Announcement: Rockwell Automation releases convergence white paper

22nd August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Rockwell Automation has announced the release of a white paper that reveals a snapshot of how manufacturers are beginning to bridge the historic divide between controls engineering and information technology (IT).  

Company Announcement: CSIR water research to be applied in Baltic Sea region

22nd August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The Baltic Sea region has adopted a new approach to sustainable development, based on ideas generated by South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).  

Company Announcement: Take responsibility and do your bit to fight crime

22nd August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Every single person has to play a part in getting rid of crime. Unless there is a sustained and popular anti-crime sentiment evident among everybody, criminals won’t stop bleeding the people and the country dry.  

Company Announcement: ICTSI's names head of Chinese terminal

22nd August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has appointed Apollo Zhou as General Manager for its Chinese unit, Yantai Rising Dragon International Container Terminals Ltd. (YRDICT).  

Company Announcement: Petro Rubiales Completes Acquisition Of Major International Oil

22nd August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Petro Rubiales Energy Corp. has completed its acquisition of all of the shares of Major International Oil, S.A. ("Major") originally announced on May 9, 2007. 

Company Announcement: New national coalition opposes nuclear expansion in South Africa

22nd August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: NGOs, community groups and individuals throughout South Africa have formed a national coalition to oppose the expansion of the nuclear industry and to demand a commitment to public participation in energy planning.  

Company Announcement: SA office brings access to world class software bundles and new demo centre to local resellers

22nd August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: SAS Institute South Africa has announced the local launch of its global reseller programme and partner initiatives emphasising its commitment to growing business in SA.  

Company Announcement: ANC Caucus Statement on SANEF

22nd August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The ANC Parliamentary Caucus has noted the statement by the South African National Editors Forum in support of the Sunday Times in the matter between the newspaper and the Minister of Health, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang.  

Company Announcement: Statement of the ANC women's league on Comrade Manto Tshabalala-Msimang

22nd August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The ANC Women's League would like to condemn the unethical and immoral way in which the media has dealt with personal matters relating to Comrade Manto. We view what the media is doing as invasion of privacy.  

Company Announcement: Christian Action Network concerned that public have not been given meaningful opportunity to contribute at public hearings

22nd August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Members of the public giving submissions at today’s Cape Town hearings on the Abortion Amendment Act were only given 6 minutes each, were rushed, and no opportunity was given for any questions from the Western Cape Social Development Committee.  

Company Announcement: VWS Aids In Power Station Refurbishment

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: VWS Envig, South Africa’s leading provider of water treatment solutions, is in the midst of completing a water treatment plant refurbishment project for Eskom’s Grootvlei Power Station.  

Company Announcement: Performance not the real benefit of Santa-Rosa

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: While the introduction of Intel's Santa-Rosa Mobile has been hailed as a revolutionary breakthrough in notebook performance and battery life, these improvements are not seen as the primary reason why it is the platform of choice for the business market.  

Company Announcement: SA Specialist brings new hope for migraine sufferers

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Globally recognised South African Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgeon and Headache Specialist, Dr Elliot Shevel, recently published the results of research offering new hope for a dramatically improved quality of life for migraine sufferers. 

Company Announcement: Sho’t Left Campaign takes to the road again!

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: South African Tourism CEO, Moeketsi Mosola, during his official launch of Tourism Month at Qunu, the historic birthplace of Nelson Mandela in the Eastern Cape, re-committed his organisation to the hugely successful Sho’t Left campaign.  

Company Announcement: Technology drives security advances

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Convergence is ensuring that advances in information technology (IT) and networking drive new and improved security solutions. 

Company Announcement: Resignation of ArcelorMittal South Africa’s Executive Director, Human Resources

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The Board of ArcelorMittal South Africa today announced it had with regret accepted the resignation of Juba Mashaba as Executive Director, Human Resources of ArcelorMittal South Africa effective from 30 September 2007.  

Company Announcement: Global vendor uses local skills for international training

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Local Sun SOA guru, Theo Burden from Bytes Systems Integration (Bytes SI), is currently being used by the international vendor to train people across geographies on the Sun Java CAPS technology. 

Company Announcement: Start of production for the second batch

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: On August 21, about 150 guests were present when the production of the first of two Class 212A submarines for the German Navy was started by Harald Stein, Deputy President of the German Federal Office of Defence Technology and Procurement. 

Company Announcement: Introducing X-ray microprobe technology for micro-area imgaing

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The all new PHI 5000 VersaProbe is a versatile multi-technique surface analysis instrument that uses unique technology to provide high performance micro-area spectroscopy, chemical imaging, and secondary electron imaging.  

Company Announcement: Haug oil-free clean gas compression

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Swiss company Fritz Haug AG has since 1916 constructed compressors, and their speciality – inventors of the oil-less and dry running piston compressor. 

Company Announcement: Laboport vacuum pumps for moisture laden gases

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Diaphragm pumps have established themselves as the preferred source of vacuum for laboratories. They do not contaminate your media, can be supplied with universal chemical resistance, are maintenance-free, gas-tight, and flexible.  

Company Announcement: ASA accepts Monsanto's 'GM is Safe' advertIsment

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has approved a Monsanto advertisement following clarification of a technicality in the wording.  

Company Announcement: Increasing potential for PM software solutions in contact centres

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: New analysis from global growth consultancy Frost & Sullivan suggests that contact centres are eager to embrace performance software (PM) tools, provided vendors are able to articulate a clear value proposition.  

Company Announcement: Thermal Batteries Deliver High Reliability and High Power Density

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Known for their high levels of reliability and long shelf lives, thermal batteries are used in applications that provide an immediate or sudden demand for electric power.  

Company Announcement: Trends in the Capital Expenditure of Fixed Line Telecommunications Service Providers in Africa

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The Information & Communication Technologies group at Frost & Sullivan is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its third quarter analyst briefing on an Analysis of African Fixed Line Telecommunications Capital Expenditure on 23 August 2007... 

Company Announcement: "The GasBadge Plus"

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The Industrial Scientific Corporation, an international company, merged with the Oldham Group, therefore everybody will notice the new international logo for the Group. 

Company Announcement: Multi-gas Monitor with a Full-Colour Display

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Sperosens – environmental monitoring fire detection and suppression systems specialists offers a gas monitor which features a full-colour LCD display screen, whilst the display improves safety with clear readings in low-light, bright-light or... 

Company Announcement: Test and calibration gases

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Sperosens now offers test and calibration gases to accommodate the niche market in the gas detection industry. These type of gases have various features and applications. 

Company Announcement: Snifter dust switch

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The stainless steel Snifter dust switch is used to detect filter bag breakage quickly and cost-effectively and applies the triboelectric AC signal principle. 

Company Anouncement: New 30 bar compressor for heavy-duty drilling now available in South Africa on hire from Rand-Air

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Rand-Air, a South African plant-hire and equipment rental company in the Atlas Copco Group, has recently taken delivery of a new Atlas Copco XRXS 566 30 bar compressor. 

Company Announcement: De Beers and Old Mutual get competitive thinking Lean

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Africa’s first Lean Management conference in more than six years kicks off at Cape Town’s International Convention Centre next month, with the backing of business leaders Old Mutual and De Beers. 

Company Announcement: New range of in-line flow controllers from Countapulse Controls

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: EGE-Elektronik has expanded its range of in-line flow controllers with the introduction of its electromagnetic SDI series. This new series is available locally from Countapulse Controllers. 

Company Announcement: Mitel and Inter-Tel Announce Completion of Merger

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Mitel Networks Corporation and Inter-Tel (Delaware), Incorporated (NASDAQ: INTL) has announced the completion of their merger.  

Company Announcement: Integr8 IT named as one of South Africa’s top performing companies

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Integr8 IT, South Africa’s largest privately owned, fully empowered network and infrastructure management company, has been singled out by the publishers of South Africa’s Top Performing Companies incorporating the Public Sector, as one of... 

Company Announcement: "Around the World in 8 Days"

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The DC8 was representative of the first generation of commercial jet aircraft designed and built for intercontinental travel.  

Company Announcement: Tourism Month - driving domestic travel

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: This year’s Tourism Month, launched at the Nelson Mandela Museum in Qunu outside Mthatha, celebrated the many strides the industry has made to create a better life for South Africans.  

Company Announcement: Fatalities now eye construction workers as employers hurry for 2010

21st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), the biggest union representing Mining, Construction and energy workers is perturbed by the recent accident in which workers were injured by a subcontractor truck which lost breaks at a construction site in Durban.  

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