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Tsodilo starts studies for PEA of Botswana iron project

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th May 2021 Diamond and metals exploration company Tsodilo Resources has initiated geochemical analysis for grade determination and geotechnical test work for rock mass rating evaluation for the preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of its Xaudum Iron Formation (XIF) project, in Botswana. As part of the... 

No new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influence, says association

By: Simone Liedtke     30th April 2021 Although no new outbreaks of avian influenza have been reported since the previously confirmed cases, South Africa’s poultry and ostrich industries remain under national high alert with strict biosecurity measures in place. An appeal has also been made to hobbyist keepers of any birds, including... 

TFSA provides online tools to drive Southern African export development, growth

By: Schalk Burger     29th April 2021 UK government-funded trade development programme Trade Forward Southern Africa (TFSA) has launched its free-to-use Trade and Information Hub tool that enables businesses to identify potential export markets, as well as to access information abuot the customs duties, rules, regulations and... 

Tlou to start Lesedi Phase 1, receives EIS approval for Boomslang

By: Schalk Burger     26th April 2021 Southern African energy development company Tlou Energy said that, following a recent capital raising, it has the necessary funds in place to start construction on the transmission line for its Lesedi project. It added that the Botswana Department of Environmental Affairs had approved the... 

Debswana expects new strategy to create at least $900m in extra revenue 

By: Reuters     23rd April 2021 Debswana Diamond Company, a joint venture between the Botswana government and Anglo American’s De Beers, said on Friday that its new business strategy adopted last year should enable it to create at least ten-billion pula ($924-million) in additional revenue over the next four years. The... 

Knight Piésold celebrates centenary

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     23rd April 2021 From its beginnings in South Africa on the April 1, 1921, engineering consulting firm Knight Piésold has established and grown its local operations within Southern Africa, through its offices in Namibia, Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Botswana, Madagascar, Swaziland, Mauritius and... 

Imperial enters into empowerment agreement 

By: Irma Venter     23rd April 2021 Imperial has entered into an agreement with the Afropulse, Willowton and Converting Trade groups which will give them the opportunity to participate in a 25% empowerment shareholding scheme in Imperial Logistics Group South Africa (ILSA). Subsequent to the transaction, ILSA will house a... 

Avian influenzas strain identified, second outbreak reported

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     22nd April 2021 The initial outbreak of avian influenza H5 on a layer farm on the East Rand of Johannesburg has now been identified as highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1, industry organisation the South African Poultry Association (Sapa) says. It notes that this is not the same strain as was... 

Mahindra opens new parts warehouse in Gauteng 

By: Irma Venter     9th April 2021 Mahindra South Africa has cut the ribbon on its new national parts warehouse in the Linbro Business Park, Gauteng. The new warehouse, situated near the intersection of the N1, M1 and N3 highways in Johannesburg, is around a third larger than Mahindra’s old Jet Park warehouse.  

Mahindra opens new state-of-the-art warehouse in Linbro Park

8th April 2021 Mahindra South Africa today opened the doors to its new national parts warehouse in Linbro Business Park in Gauteng. The new warehouse, situated near the intersection of the N1, M1 and N3 highways in Johannesburg, is more than 30% larger than Mahindra’s Jet Park warehouse. A special shelving... 

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