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Company Announcement: VIA and OQO push the performance envelope for Ultra Mobile Devices

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced that OQO Inc. is the first manufacturer to ship the 1.6GHz VIA C7-M ULV processor in the latest configurations of its... 

Company Announcement: Used passenger vehicle market feels the squeeze

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Used passenger vehicle sales volume declines of over 50% are being recorded at some used franchise and non-franchised dealerships. 

Company Announcement: Isotope specialists meet in Stellenbosch

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The 7th International Symposium on Applied Isotope Geochemistry (AIG) takes place at Stellenbosch University (SU) this week (10-14 September), and will address a variety of important environmental and geological and biogeochemical topics – from... 

Company Announcement: Les Weil honoured for contribution to property industry

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Les Weil, chairman of property services company JHI, has been awarded a fellowship of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, London. The award was made in recognition of a 30-year plus contribution to the South African property industry.  

Company Announcement: Solidarity gives Sasol’s turbo-empowerment deal the thumbs-up

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The announcement by Sasol of the largest non-racial worker empowerment deal in South Africa was welcomed by the trade union Solidarity today. Sasol plans to sell 10% of its shares for R17,7 billion in a black empowerment transaction.  

Company Announcement: Cisco preconfigures UC500 for SMBs

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Earlier this year, Tarsus Technologies and Cisco hailed the arrival of a breakthrough in integrated communications solutions for SMBs when the companies announced the local availability of the Unified Communications 500 router (UC500).  

Company Announcement: Appointment – MD – Chubb Fire, a division of Chubb Security South Africa (SA)

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Coenraad Calitz has been appointed managing director of Chubb Fire, a division of Chubb Security South Africa with immediate effect.  

Company Announcement: Cognos to acquire Applix

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Cortell Business Solutions, a global intelligent business solutions provider and Applix partner, has announced that Cognos, a global provider of business intelligence and performance management solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire... 

Company Announcement: Sanlam boost for black property managers

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The property portfolio managed by Hermans & Roman, the black-owned property management firm operating nationally, has been boosted by R1bn through a three-way management outsourcing by Sanlam Properties. 

Company Announcement: Quiconnect announces new service package for application providers to improve wireless connectivity management

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Quiconnect today announces that it is providing a comprehensive package of services which allows providers of digital applications, services and content to take their offerings and make them accessible over public wireless broadband networks worldwide.  

Company Announement: TNT ranks first in Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2007

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: TNT ranks first in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) 2007. The final results were announced in Zurich by SAM research, one of the co-founders of the index. 

Company Announcement: Department of Labour visit to Moses Mabhida Stadium

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: A delegation from the Department of Labour including the Deputy Director General Siyanda Zondeki, inspected the Moses Mabhida site between 09H30 and 12H00 on Monday 27th August.  

Company Announcement: Hyster helps to get it right first time, every time

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: In the transport and logistics industry, time is money. In order to guarantee the exceptional service that KwaZulu-Natal based Sammar Investments has offered their customers for almost 20 years, it is imperative that delays and downtime are avoided. 

Company Announcement: Aurum Institute South Africa wins top research award

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: At a gala event held at London’s Gibson Hall on Thursday, 6th September 2007, the Aurum Institute for Health Research (Aurum), a Proudly South African independent research organisation, won a prestigious international award for good clinical practice... 

Company Announcement: Positioned to benefit from infrastructure boom

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The Aveng Group announced today a revenue of R22,1 billion which reflected a 38% increase on the previous year as the group benefited from the continued boom in all areas of domestic and international construction with strong demand filtering through to... 

Company Announcement: Sasol announces SA’s single largest broad-based BEE ownership transaction

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Sasol Limited today announced South Africa’s single largest broad-based black economic empowerment (BEE) ownership transaction to date. If approved by shareholders, the transaction will be implemented in 2008.  

Company Announcement: MetoKote Expands into China

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: MetoKote Corporation, Inc., the industry leader in protective coating applications services, including electrocoating (e-coat), powder coating and liquid paint, is pleased to announce the recent addition of Jinsong Lin as General Manager, Asia/Pacific Rim.  

Company Announcement: Advancements in Robotic Manipulation Broaden Their Application Scope

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The efficiency and productivity benefits of robotic manipulation allow for the expansion of its application scope across factories, medical, pharmaceutical, biological and operational services.  

Company Announcement: Sasol’s technologies remain its biggest asset

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Key technologies such as gas-to-liquid and coal-to-liquid have made Sasol a true creator of value in the South African economy. A sustained international demand for the oil products it produces is driving the company’s strong results.  

Company Announcement: Early Entrants Have Advantage in African Biofuels Markets

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The African biofuels industry is entering a period of extended growth. Despite various challenges and obstacles, in-depth understanding of current and future trading conditions will boost the chances of success and early entrants are positioned to make... 

Company Announcement: Country Foods group to list on AltX

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Country Foods Group, provider of high quality innovative value-added food products, will be listing on AltX, the Alternative Exchange of the JSE by way of private and vendor placement early October 2007. 

Company Announcement: South African residents invited to vote for the official poster as of 11 September

10th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: South African residents will have the unique chance to make their voice heard as of 11 September 2007 by voting for one of three designs to become the official poster of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, the first to be staged on African soil. 

Company Announcement: New Consol Chairman Appointed

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Consol Glass (Pty) Limited, the largest premier supplier of glass packaging in southern Africa, has announced the appointment of Oyama Mabandla to its board as non-executive director and chairman.  

Company Announcement: Flagship chardonnay returns to Spier Private Collection

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: For the first time in nine years, award-winning flagship range Spier Private Collection will feature a chardonnay as part of its ultra-premium line up.  

Company Announcement: Sasfa introduces accreditation scheme

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: To ensure the requisite professional standards in its burgeoning industry, the Southern African Light Steel Frame Building Association (SASFA) has launched an accreditation scheme for its members. The scheme will include building system design,... 

Company Announcement: JHI expands in Nigeria

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Property services company JHI, with operations throughout South Africa, Africa and the Middle East, is establishing a firm base in Nigeria, having completed Memoranda of Understandings with three major Nigerian property partners, SVDC, Profund and Alpha... 

Company Announcement: Full year results for the year ended 30 June 2007

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: On the basis of these results and in line with Bateman Engineering's dividend policy, the Board will be recommending that a dividend of US9.6 cents (4.79 pence) per share be declared and paid, up 50% from the previous year. 

Company Announcement: Multotec Process Equipment acquires Magnapower

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Multotec Process Equipment has acquired a majority shareholding in Magnapower. Johan Engelbrecht, managing director of Multotec Process Equipment, explains that previously the companies had concluded a marketing agreement which resulted in exceptional growth. 

Company Announcement: PearlStreet Executes Esso Contract

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Energy and resources sector asset services contractor, PearlStreet Limited („PearlStreet‰) (ASX: PST) is pleased to announce that is has executed the renewal of its five year contract with Esso Australia Pty Ltd (Esso) a subsidiary of Exxon... 

Company Announcement: Barloworld Equipment Appointment

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Dominic Sewela has been appointed chief executive officer of Barloworld Equipment South Africa and to the Barloworld Limited Executive Committee. 

Company Announcement: Veteran-Owned Small Businesses to Help Solve Parts Shortages for DoD Programs

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The B-52 Bomber needs parts. So does the M-1 Tank. In fact, all the nation’s older weapons systems have a critical need for tens of thousands of parts nobody manufactures any more. But several agencies concerned with these critical part shortages... 

Company Announcement: SUEZ Energy International signs Joint Development Agreement in Mozambique

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: SUEZ Energy International signed a joint development agreement with state-owned utility Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) and Intelec, to jointly develop a 1000 MW gas-fired combined cycle plant and an associated 700 km transmission line that will... 

Company Announcement: Pick & Build picks franchising to build success

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Pick & Build, a national franchise company targeting the building supply and construction market, offers a lucrative and sustainable business opportunity for entrepreneurs. So claims the company’s MD Harold Prinsloo, who suggests Pick &... 

Company Announcement: SMC Networks extends 802.11n product line for demanding home and office applications

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: SMC Networks, global provider of LAN hardware and broadband connectivity devices, has extended its line of 802.11n wireless networking products. The new products are available locally through SMC Networks South Africa and offer the benefits of high speed,... 

Company Announcement: The Real value in Estate & Travel franchise investment

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Investing in a franchise can be worthwhile if the process is managed correctly from the start. A realistic approach, sufficient resources to ensure sustainability and hard work is what management at Real Africa Estate & Travel advises entrepreneurs... 

Company Announcement: VWS Envig Awarded Contract By Chemical Initiatives

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: VWS Envig has been awarded a contract, through tender, to design and construct a demineralisation plant for chemical manufacture company, Chemical Initiatives. 

Company Announcement: UPS Celebrates a 100 years of service

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: In 1907, Indian-born Rudyard Kipling won the Nobel Prize for Literature, and Finland became the first European country to give women the right to vote. Meanwhile, quietly in a tiny Seattle office on the U.S. Pacific coast, two teenagers named Jim Casey and... 

Company Announcement: Smart and Mutifunctional Metering Pumps provide ease of Process Automation

6th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Increasing process automation and distributed control and instrumentation in production plant has led to the development of an advanced mutifunctional control module by Seybert & Rahier [sera] which is easly docked onto the terminal box of the... 

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