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Company Announcement: Packard Bell makes it easier to stay connected with its new950-gram notebook

3rd September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Packard Bell, one of the leading consumer electronics brands in Europe, today announced the launch of its new EasyNote XS, a 7-inch notebook which combines advanced portability with a full featured PC running Windows XP Home Edition. 

Company Announcement: SSE implements first leased telemetry/SCADA system

3rd September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: SSE, specialists in RTU/PLC (remote terminal unit/programmable logic controller) automation and process control, recently implemented, what is believed to be the first, five-year lease for telemetry and SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition)... 

Company Announcement: Sensors-based Diagnostic Equipment Geared to Benefit from Machine Health Monitoring

3rd September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Diagnostic equipment that prevents machine failures that cause operational disruptions, significant damage, human injury or loss of life, have quickly gained importance in the industrial sector.  

Company Announcement: Philips CEO calls on ASEAN government and industry leaders to align forces to improve healthcare access

3rd September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Addressing the BusinessWeek ASEAN Symposium on Access to Healthcare in Kuala Lumpur, President and CEO of Royal Philips Electronics, Gerard Kleisterlee, today pressed public and private sector leaders to urgently come... 

Company Announcement: Volkswagen Touareg Stanley is coming to South Africa

3rd September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The Volkswagen Touareg Stanley* is on an exhibition tour around the world. The famous “autonomous vehicle” is currently on display in the “i-Space” of the Science Centre in Singapore, and will soon be seen at the Sci-Bono Discovery... 

Company Announcement: Integr8 FAX partners with CHM Vuwani and wins SITA tender

3rd September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Integr8 FAX, a member of the Integr8 Group, has formed an alliance with local empowered ICT services provider, CHM Vuwani Computer Solutions (Pty) Ltd. to provide government departments with its free fax-to-email service platform as per an IT services... 

Company Announcement: Giuricich Bros Construction chooses Manitou for demanding project

3rd September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Giuricich Bros Construction (Pty) Ltd is a leading South African contractor with over 67-years of industry experience and a diverse range of construction expertise, which includes building and civil contracts, property development and construction... 

Company Announcement: HansaWorld launches internet services

3rd September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Business software provider HansaWorld has introduced a range of Internet services to provide its users with third-party information and services such as credit card payment facilities, SMS sending, exchange rate lookup and filing of tax returns – all... 

Company Announcement: Rexroth Indradrive established as an open drive standard

3rd September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Rexroth, locally represented through Tectra Automation, is bringing the successful launch phase of its new drive generation, IndraDrive, to an end with additional interfaces for control communication. 

Company Announcement: Murray & Roberts MEI, Vodacom launch mobile broadband unit

3rd September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Murray & Roberts MEI and Vodacom have collaborated to develop a new mobile 3G unit ‘broadband hub’ to ensure connectivity in remote areas in South African - a first that is set to radically transform operations and applications within the... 

Company Announcement: Rand City Bearings launches academy

3rd September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Rand City Bearings, a leading supplier of premium brand bearings, power transmission, electric motors, gearboxes, chains and associated items, has announced the launch of the Rand City Academy.  

Company Announcement: Tyco Electronics launches first QPS antenna module based on Sirf Star III low power chip

3rd September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The A1035-D is the optimized combination of Tyco Electronics’ GPS receiver module A1080-A with a 3dB-gain patch antenna.  

Company Announcement: Interruption of power supply

3rd September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: At approximately 18:15 hours today the 1st of September, 2007, the suburbs of Sandhurst and Sandton City experienced a power failure. 

Company Announcement: SAWLA is inaugurated

3rd September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: History was made Friday 31 August 2007 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, where the South African Women’s Lawyers Association (SAWLA) – the first of its kind – was inaugurated by Justice and Constitutional Development... 

Company Announcement: Launch of SABIC innovative plastic expands SABIC’s global presence

3rd September 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) today announced the completion of its purchase of GE Plastics from General Electric for a purchase price of US$11.6 billion. The announcement was made by SABIC Chairman, HH Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thenayan... 

Attached please find a press release on: Lambson’s Hire acquires additional Vipac trench compactors

31st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Lambson's Hire has purchased five additional Vipac HA 390 pedestrian rollers from HA Plant Maintenance, bringing the total number of this model in its fleet to over 40. 

Company Announcement: Strong demand for Mintek Technologies and Services

31st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: As a result of the phenomenal global commodities boom, Mintek continued to experience a strong demand for its technologies and services during the 2006/07 financial year. Africa remains a major producer of the world's most strategic minerals, and... 

Company Announcement: ITT Flygt offers total customer service from pump to control panel

31st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: ITT Flygt South Africa has established a new Monitoring and Control Division, providing customers with the benefit of a one-stop supply and service facility from pump to control panel.  

Company Announcement: Partnership assists government with compliance and BPM

31st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: At a launch event held at the glamorous Sheraton hotel in Pretoria, Bytes Systems Integration, Metastorm and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) announced a partner relationship that will help the South African government meet compliance regulations and bring the... 

Company Announcement: GCS Group Posts $4.9 million Profit

31st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Construction services group Global Construction Services (ASX: GCS, “GCS Group”) is pleased to announce a net profit after tax of $4.9 million for the year ended 30 June 2007. 

Company Announcement: Booyco extends range with low cost air con unit

31st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Booyco Engineering, known for maintaining a cost leadership strategy, has extended its standard product range to include a new air conditioning unit - the Booyco A011.  

Company Announcement: Intaka Tech’s plants - a ‘first’ for the healthcare industry in Africa

31st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Making great strides in water purification as well as oxygen and medical air generation for the healthcare industry in Africa, is Intaka Tech. This company has been diligently laying firm foundations here over the past few years, and in so doing is... 

Company Announcement: Dialogue Group Interim Results

31st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Dialogue Group has started its second financial year listed on the AltX strongly, with an impressive 87% jump in revenue to R83,1 million for the six months to 30 June 2007, helping to generate bottom line growth of 114% to R5,9 million.  

Company Announcement: Credit information OMBUD has made strides

31st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The office of the Credit Information Ombudsman (CIO) has indeed made noticeable strides and inroads not only in the Credit Information Industry but also in the Ombud’s Industry. This was revealed at the release of the second annual report from this... 

Company Announcement: Best practices in lightning protection and earthing seminars

31st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Lightning activity is a major threat to industrial and commercial installations, and to human safety. Effective application of sound engineering techniques can however reduce and manage these risks. 

Company Announcement: Sudden cardiac arrest in young footballers can be prevented

31st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: In the last few days, FIFA has been shocked and deeply distressed by the news of the sudden and premature death of three young players on football pitches. Antonio Puerta died as a result of a generally rare (1:1,000) weakness of the right ventricle, which... 

Company Announcement: ANC on ruling by the JHB High Court on matter between the Health Minister and Sunday Times

31st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The African National Congress welcomes the decision taken by the Johannesburg High Court with regard to the case between the Minister of Health, Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang and the Sunday Times. 

Company Announcement: Transnet Limited announces preferred bidder for supply of locomotives

31st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Transnet Limited is pleased to announce that it has selected United States-based manufacturer Electromotive Diesel (EMD) as the preferred bidder to build 212 diesel locomotives for use primarily in the general freight business of its largest division,... 

Company Announcement: Redefine and Mergence form BEE company Mergence Africa Property Fund

31st August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Redefine Income Fund today announced that it has reached agreement with black-owned Mergence Africa Holdings (Proprietary) Limited to establish a Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) property fund, Mergence Africa Property Fund (Proprietary) Limited which will... 

Company Announcement: SABS warning plugs may cause fire

30th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) warns consumers to refrain from using or buying Ampax Electrical (Pty) electrical adaptors as they can cause fatal electrical shock and fires. 

Company Announcement: A “light generation” of pneumatic valves

30th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Certain machine and system applications in a variety of industries require especially light and compact pneumatic valves. Rexroth, locally represented by Tectra Automation, delivers a precise solution through its “light generation”, the latest... 

Company Announcement: Transpaco Annual Results

30th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Reaping the benefit of strategic acquisitions that bolstered ongoing organic growth, black-empowered packaging manufacturer Transpaco Limited posted a 59% increase in revenue to R543,3 million for the year to June 2006.  

Company Announcement: New sanding system from Knorr-Bremse reduces fine dust pollution from

30th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Knorr-Bremse has developed a new sanding system that significantly reduces fine dust pollution and offers considerable cost savings for operators. 

Company Announcement: IPRA participates in 60th Annual un DPI/NGO conference on climate change

30th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The International Public Relations Association (IPRA) will participate in the 60th Annual Department of Public Information (DPI)/Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Conference on “Climate Change: How It Impacts Us All.” The 2007 conference... 

Company Announcement: ACSA ready to accommodate fast growing passenger traffic

30th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: With passenger traffic estimated to be in excess of 45 million passengers a year by 2012 from the current 32,8 million, Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) will be spending R19,3 billion on infrastructure developments at its network of ten airport over... 

Company Announcement: Nike marketing genius Scott Bedbury to speak in S.A.

30th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on International events platform Global Leaders in association with its official Knowledge Partner SAS Institute South Africa, the leaders in business intelligence, will be bringing marketing genius Scott Bedbury to South Africa. 

Company announcement:Connectivity: World class solutions for Africa

30th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on:South Africa is fast becoming the destination of choice for a new breed of big game hunters in search for the ultimate trophy. But instead of fixing their sights on elephant or rhino the latest arrivals are competing against each other for the spoils the... 

Company Announcement: VWS Envig appoints new MD

30th August 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: VWS Envig, part of the global Veolia Environnement group, has announced the appointment of Gunter Rencken to the position of Managing Director. 

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