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Company Announcement: Healthy workers and safe working environments are more productive

28th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Today’s high technology, high speed working environment requires strong management focus on occupational health and safety (OHS) in the workplace. 

Company Announcement: Children’s Amendment Bill would turn parents into criminals overnight

28th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: As deliberations on the Children’s Amendment Bill begin in Parliament tomorrow, the Christian Action Network has called for the clause banning the spanking of children by parents to be scrapped. 

Company Announcement: Acer to acquire US Bases Gateway, Inc., Solidifying Acer's Position as the #3 largest PC Company in the World

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on; Acer Inc. (TWSE:2353), one of the world’s leading branded PC vendors, announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Gateway, Inc. (NYSE: GTW).  

Company Announcement: NMMU awards honorary professorship in Engineering to British professor

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University today (Monday, 27 August 2007) conferred an honorary professorship upon University of Plymouth Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Technology Neil James in recognition of his significant contribution to the... 

Company Announcement: ASI Corporation Adopts the VIA C7-D Processor for Energy Efficient PCs for Mexican Market

27th August 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, and ASI Corporation, a market leader in the IT distribution business, today announced that the new Alaska Wolf PC powered by the VIA C7-D... 

Company Announcement: Nissan scoops points for driving on the wild side

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Nissan South Africa (Nissan SA) has received a top 10 ranking for one of its advertisements in a survey for the Best Liked Ads.  

Company Announcement: Fujitsu Siemens Computers launches the new power saving ESPRIMO E5925 EPA and ESPRIMO P5925 EPA using the latest Intel® Q35 chipset

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Fujitsu Siemens Computers’ new line of ESPRIMO 5925 EPA Professional PCs continues to set higher standards for energy-efficient PCs. 

Company Announcement: Bidvest posts 20,6% rise in headline earnings per share for year to June 2007

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Bidvest CE Brian Joffe today announced “satisfactory trading results” for the year to June 30 2007, posting an increase in headline earnings per share of 20,6% to 970,0 cents and maintaining the Group’s record of uninterrupted growth. 

Company Announcement: Ultrasonic sensors with two outputs

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Instrotech’s range of Senix ultrasonic sensors is for non-contact air distance measurement operating from 5 cms to 11,3 meters.  

Company Announcement: Price reduction on top quality tag printer

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: With increasing sales allowing Grafoplast to negotiate higher volume discounts from the Italian manufacturer, the price of the S12KPRINT1 printer for cable and wire identification markings, has been reduced.  

Company Announcement: Murray & Roberts Construction progresses with V&A link Mall

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Murray & Roberts Construction, in joint venture (JV) with Jolinde Construction, is hard at work on the V&A Link Mall, an extension to the existing V&A retail centre built on top of the existing car park roof deck. 

Company Announcement: Truco expands flooring range

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Truco, South Africa’s foremost rubber specialist, has expanded its range of flooring products with the addition of three new versatile options. 

Company Announcement: Start-up business invests in a Manitou

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: A new brick maker in the Northern Cape, Bussetaut Bricks, has managed to reduce two full days of work into a 90 minute task with the acquisition of an MSI 30 from Manitou.  

Company Announcement: Expand Networks announces four new products for the branch office and data centre

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Expand Networks, a leading provider of application acceleration solutions over the Wide Area Network (WAN) and recently positioned in the Gartner’s Leaders Quadrant for WAN Optimisation Controllers 2006, today announced four new products in its... 

Company Announcement: Festo appoints national sales manager

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Brett Wallace has been promoted to National Sales Manager and will take over from Heimo Spreng who is retiring at the end of August. 

Company Announcement: Festo appoints new branch manager

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Festo has announced the promotion of Andrew Ferenczy to the position of Branch Manager – Johannesburg. Ferenczy is a qualified aircraft maintenance technician and has completed a sales management course from Damelin. Ferenczy has been employed by... 

Company Announcement: Rapid polishing filters boost flow treatment systems

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: A rapid polishing filter is used in a continuous flow treatment system to remove any traces of suspended solids.  

Company Announcement: SA IT Infrastructure Outsourcing Services should focus on SMMEs – Frost & Sullivan

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The South African IT infrastructure outsourcing market is fast developing into one of the country’s top growth sectors.  

Company Announcement: Oracle Lays the Foundation for the School of Technology Leadership

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: – In response to the South African Governments numerous calls for an increase in the quality and quantity of local ICT skills, Oracle Corporation today announced that it is laying the foundation for the School of Technology Leadership and is inviting... 

Company Announcement: Acceleration of e-skills development tops presidential information society advisory council agenda

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The seventh meeting of the Presidential International Advisory Council on Information Society and Development (PIAC on ISAD) which advises President Thabo Mbeki in the areas of the Information and Communications Technologies, took place from the 24 to 26... 

Company Announcement: Engineering course gets to the heart of building services

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Graduates from a new course on Mechanical and Electrical Building Services will serve industry better with their expert skills for modern buildings. 

Company Annnouncement: Philips completes acquisition of US-based Color Kinetics, further strengthening leading position in LED lighting systems, components and technologies

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Royal Philips Electronics today announced it has completed its acquisition of Color Kinetics Incorporated, a leader in designing and marketing innovative lighting systems based on Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology.  

Company Announcement: Russia to face Mexico in FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2007 opening match

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Rio de Janeiro 2007 moved an enthralling step closer to reality today (26 August) with the official draw at the Palm Beach Hotel in Marseilles. 

Company Announcement: HP first company to receive Government approval for equity equivalent proposal

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: HP today announced that it has obtained Government approval on an equity equivalent investment in a Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) initiative, known as the HP Business Institute (HPBI). The HPBI forms a significant part of HP�s overall... 

Company Announcement: Attached please find a press release on: Royal Bank of Canada reports strong results for the third quarter of 2007

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Royal Bank of Canada reports strong results for the third quarter of 2007  

Comany Announcement: Letter from the President - SADC returns to Lusaka

27th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: On August 16-17, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), which incorporates 14 (and potentially 15) countries, held its 27th Ordinary Summit Meeting of Heads of State and Government in Lusaka, Zambia.  

Sapoa works with the City of Johannesburg to address key developer concerns

24th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Developers in Johannesburg are taking a proactive approach to strengthening ties between the commercial and industrial property industry and the City of Johannesburg, to foster open and frank discussion about issues of mutual concern. 

Company Announcement: Volkswagen of South Africa to sell Bay United to BEE partner

24th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Volkswagen of South Africa will sell its Bay United Football Franchise to a BEE partner, Izingwe Capital.  

Company Announcement: Minister Seeks Lockdown on Freedom of Expression in Correctional Services

24th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: A defamation suit filed recently by Ngconde Balfour, Minister of Correctional Services, against Pollsmoor Prison Dr Paul Theron, provides further evidence of a disturbing trend, namely that public servants who blow the whistle on corruption,... 

Company Announcement: New shipping service to boost west Africa-Asia trade

24th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Multi-trade shipping line and Africa specialist Safmarine says the introduction of a second direct weekly shipping service between West Africa and Asia - to be known as the Far East West Africa 2 (FEW 2) service - will boost the growing trade between the... 

Company Announcement: International partnership will develop advanced debris analysis instrument

24th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: South African oil analysis company WearCheck Africa is set to develop an advanced new particle counter in partnership with the member organisations of WearCheck International (WCI) and a US-based instrument manufacturer.  

Company Announcement: Corobrik Centre in East London scoops award

24th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: For the second year running, Corobrik’s East London Centre has been elected the top Corobrik Centre in South Africa. Their team effort over the past year has earned the staff this award, which was presented at the 2007 Corobrik Annual Sales... 

Company Announcement: 12 Bhisho Airport workers receive certificates

24th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Today, 12 Bhisho Airport workers received fencing training certificates from the Department of Labour, which proves their competency to participate in the upgrade of the airport fence.  

Company Announcement: Financial solution to enable resellers to sell alternate solutions

24th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Westcon SA has introduced an innovative financing model for its resellers to further enhance the business’ offering to the market. Westcon Finance is a financial solution tailored to suit the end user’s needs in terms of total cost of ownership. 

Company Announcement: SABMiller joint venture makes China acquisitions in Liaoning, Anhui and Hunan Provinces

24th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: China Resources Snow Breweries Limited (“CR Snow”), SABMiller’s joint venture in China with China Resources Enterprise, Limited (or “CRE”), has announced that it has agreed to acquire four breweries in separate transactions. 

Company Announcement: Key steps to implementing a business intelligence competency centre

24th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: In today's competitive landscape, organisations need to get closer to their customers.  

Company Announcement: ELIDZ reels in investors worth R395 million – December 2006

24th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The East London Industrial Development Zone has announced seven more investors that will be moving into the zone, marking yet another important milestone for the Eastern Cape’s IDZ programme.  

Company Announcement: The Power behind CNBC’s Africa Channel Launch

24th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The recent launch of Sub-Saharan Africa’s first international business news channel, CNBC Africa, in Johannesburg this year was powered by Johannesburg-based Company, Diesel Tech Power Solutions. 

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