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Company Announcement: Airbus A380 MNS009 To Embark On Route Proving Tours

25th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Airbus’ A380 MSN009 test aircraft, powered by the new Engine Alliance GP7000 engines will embark on a series of four tours as part of its technical route proving. During this certification exercise, which aims at accumulating 150 hours of... 

Company Announcement: Hitachi Construction Machinery to exclusively recommend Immersive Technologies

25th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Following a comprehensive market review a second major Japanese mining and construction equipment manufacturer has chosen to exclusively support and recommend an Australian-developed advanced mining equipment simulator product range.  

Company Announcement: Successful premiere at the world’s largest motor show – Youngest generation of biogenic materials coated with R-M paints

25th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: BASF Coatings’ R-M brand automotive refinish paints are eco-efficient, with an extensive product portfolio based on highly skilled color expertise. This is proven every day at body and paint centers as well as independent bodyshops. Now, at the... 

Company Announcement: Worldwide AC-DC SPS Market Driven by Demand from End Users

25th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Buoyant end-user markets are the key drivers for growth in the world AC-DC switching power supplies (SPS) market. The consumption of electronic goods that require high-quality DC power is high and this is likely to create significant demand for AC-DC SPS.  

Company Announcement: Philips sets target to double sales from Green Products to 30% of total revenues within five years

25th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Royal Philips Electronics (AEX:PHI, NYSE:PHG) announced today that by 2012, it aims for 30% of total revenues to come from Green Products, compared with 15% of group sales in 2006. This commitment is part of Philips’ latest EcoVision program that... 

Company Announcement: Civil Society Press Conference to follow National Energy Summit

25th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Project of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg will host a Press Conference immediately after the National Energy Summit at the Sandton Convention Centre i.e. approx 11 a.m. on Thursday 27 Sept.  

Company Announcement: Untapped Internet Market in Africa offers Exciting Growth Potential

25th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The growth rate of internet usage in Africa is in the double digits. However, such growth has been predicated on a narrow base, with the overall number of internet users remaining limited. Low penetration rates indicate a huge potential market available... 

Company Announcement: Growth of FTTx Provides Opportunities for Fibre Optic Testing Equipment

25th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Worldwide fibre to the x (FTTx) projects continue to increase due to triple play services’ huge requirement for bandwidth and the rising demand for last mile and access networks. FTTx offers a reliable solution that provides high-capacity networks... 

Company Announcement: SOA starts with a paradigm shift…

25th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Companies adopting a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) approach will need a significant paradigm shift according to Michael Barnard, Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers South Africa Advisory Services.  

Company Announcement: Digital sleuths at Cyber Detectives link with Symantec to unravel mysteries in storage, backup

21st September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Cyber Detectives, a division of Carrick Holdings, local provider of IT system security, solutions and services, has reaffirmed its commitment to its partnership with global IT security solutions provider, Symantec, and the focus of the relationship in... 

Company Announcement: Metlabs Completion and Senior Management Appointment

21st September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Energy and resources sector contractor, PearlStreet Limited („PearlStreet‰) (ASX: PST) today announced the completion of its wholly owned subsidiary PearlStreet Metlabs Pty Ltd's recent acquisition of Metlabs and ITS from Leighton... 

Company Announcement: IMI Sensors High Frequency ICP® Industrial Accelerometer

21st September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Model 621B40 high-frequency industrial ICP® accelerometer from the IMI Sensors division of PCB Piezotronics (PCB®) works with online or portable monitoring systems to provide reliable, effective vibration monitoring.  

Company Announcement: Airship damaged on the ground by a severe wind – De Beers diamond exploration programme in Botswana will continue

21st September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: A Zeppelin NT airship, operated by the Zeppelin Company on contract to De Beers Exploration in Botswana, had an accident on Thursday while tethered to its ground mooring. The accident happened at the exploration base set up in the vicinity of the Jwaneng... 

Company Announcement: United Nations Leadership Call On Mayor Mlaba Regarding Investment

21st September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: During their recent organisation of the Commonwealth Business Council’s 6th Africa Investment Forum, held in Durban for the 1st time last week, the Durban Investment Promotion Agency (DIPA) assisted two senior Executives from the United Nations to... 

Company Announcement: Trends in Agricultural and Food Biotechnology

21st September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The Technical Insights Chemicals, Materials & Food group at Frost & Sullivan is pleased to announce it will be hosting its third quarterly analyst briefing on agricultural and food biotechnology on Wednesday 26 September at 5pm CAT. South African... 

Company Announcement: Amdec fully lets office space at 28 Harrison Street

21st September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Amdec Property Development, the leading property development, investment and project management specialist which currently manages property developments with a market value in excess of R4,5 billion, has successfully tenanted all offices at 28 Harrison... 

Company Announcement: Leading the way again: Vodacom introduces BlackBerry® Curve™ 8310

21st September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Today Vodacom, South Africa’s leading cellular network, announced that the new BlackBerry® Curve™ 8310 smartphone is exclusively available to all its customers until the end of October 2007. Once again, Vodacom is leading the way by being... 

Company Announcment: Experts to set policy for future of women in football on 28 and 29 September

21st September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Two days prior to the final of the 5th FIFA Women’s World Cup, FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter will officially open the 4th FIFA Women’s Football Symposium on 28 September (09.00 h local time) at the Grand Hyatt Shanghai Conference Center.  

Company Announcement: DICA BlueCrypt Voice/Fax for secure telephone and fax communication

21st September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Biodata IT, the sole distributor of DICA Technologies AG, manufacturer of some of the most comprehensive ISDN line encryption solutions, is proud to announce that the product line now supports multiple channel encryption including telephone and fax and... 

Company Announcement: Anc Statement On Cosatu “Nominations” Of Candidates To Serve On Our National Executive Committee

21st September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Today the Central Committee of COSATU took a decision to propose that the forthcoming ANC National Conference should elect various members of the ANC as our National Officials. 

Company Announcement: Lost Jewel on the East Rand brightens the lives of many more

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: African Academy, in Boksburg on Johannesburg’s East Rand announced this week that it is launching funding programmes that will produce tangible results by creating accessible funding for those who need it.  

Company Announcement: R150m The Forum offices on track

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Construction of The Forum, a R150m sectional title office development at Century City, is on track for a phased completion from December this year.  

Company Announcement: Dubai World announces plans to develop US$150 million resort in Zanzibar

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Istithmar, a Dubai World company, today announced plans to invest US$ 150 million in developing a new luxury resort in Zanzibar, following a major strategic agreement between the company and the Zanzibar government.  

Company Announcement: Facelift for Rosebank landmark

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Building contractor Grinaker-LTA, part of the JSE-listed Aveng Group, has moved on site to give one of Johannesburg’s grand old dames a facelift. The firm has been awarded a R120 million contract to refurbish the Rosebank Hotel, a landmark in the area.  

Company Announcement: Bali – building bridges to the world

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The International Public Relations Association (IPRA) conference in Bali, Indonesia received an outstanding response from the PR profession in nearby Asian countries as well as local PR practitioners, business executives and academics. Some 199... 

Company Announcement: SAPOA announces the establishment of a focused Legal Committee to track new legislation

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen engagement between the commercial and industrial property industry and government at all levels, SAPOA this week announced the establishment of a specialized Legal Committee, charged with tracking legislation... 

Company Announcement: Better ICT connectivity would unleash Africa's economic potential, UN officials say

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Better information and communication technology (ICT) links would help Africa to unleash its economic potential, United Nations and business leaders said today at a press briefing at UN Headquarters in New York.  

Company Announcement: BlackBerry Curve 8310 smartphone now available through Vodacom - a smarter kind of phone for people on the move

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Vodacom South Africa, Vodacom’s leading cellular network, and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq:RIMM; TSX: RIM) have announced that the BlackBerry® Curve™ 8310 smartphone, which features built-in GPS and advanced multimedia features, is now... 

Company Announcement: R96 Million Investment In Nissan Diesel Dealer Network Means Greater Service To Customers

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Nissan Diesel and its dealer network have invested R96 million over the past two years in the development and upgrading of dealerships across the country.  

Company Announcement: Completes logistics facility at LUBA FREEPORT

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Lonrho (AIM:LONR), the conglomerate with a structured portfolio of African investments, is pleased to announce the completion of a new and comprehensive logistics facility at Luba Freeport. The new facility has been designed and built for Mobil Equatorial... 

Company Announcement: Cosira meets the challenge of a “Zero Harm” approach to Health, Safety and Environment

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: There is a move towards a change of attitude and practice in health and safety currently taking place in the South African construction industry at large; and Sakkie van Vuuren, Cosira's SHERQ Manager responsible for Cosira’s policies on safety,... 

Company Announcement: Next Generation Services; Business and Network Models – WiMax

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: One of the fundamental drivers for next generation services is consumer demand for ongoing reduction in service costs. Despite this demand for reduced costs, the consumer also still expects an equal level of quality of service if not better. This presents... 

Company Announcement: Amdec proves Drummond Garage to be a solid investment

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Drummond Garage in the Johannesburg CBD, which was recently acquired by Amdec Property Development and Property Partners, is proving so popular with car-owning staff of nearby companies that it cannot accommodate the flood of requests for parking leases it... 

Company Announcement: Indian Biofuels Market Rides a Crest

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: A strong economy, rising incomes, and a vibrant market have given a huge boost to the transport sector in India, the country’s fastest growing energy-consuming sector. These trends have made a case for biofuels in India, strengthened by the huge... 

Company Announcement: New MD for SAMSAC

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: International safety company, MSA, has announced the appointment of Luis Fernando Flores as Managing Director of MSA in South Africa.  

Company Announcement: Bytes Takes A Further Leap In Managing Software Licenses For The Enterprise.

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Bytes Systems Integration (Bytes SI) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Centennial License Manager locally, on the back of the global announcement made by the vendor earlier this month. 

Company Announcement: : Handset Profiling for advanced QoS

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Astellia introduces Handset Profiling to its 2G/3G monitoring solutions.  

Company Announcement: Key event will bring leading players together to focus on region’s dynamic potential

20th September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: ITU TELECOM ASIA 2008, the leading ICT Exhibition and Forum and major networking platform for players from across the Asia Pacific region, will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, 2-5 September 2008 at the IMPACT venue.  

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