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DEHN Africa expands with new senior appointment in renewables sector

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th April 2019 Lightning and surge protection specialist DEHN Africa, part of DEHN + SÖHNE, Germany, has recently strengthened its offering in the renewables arena with the appointment of William van Wyk to the position of Business Development Manager: Renewables. DEHN Africa managing director, Hano Oelofse,... 

juwi builds 1,000th wind turbine plant

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th April 2019 Construction on juwi's 1,000th wind turbine plant has commenced. The plant in Mohlis (Thuringia), Germany, was awarded to juwi by the country’s Federal Network Agency, in a tender process conducted last year. The project marks an extraordinary milestone in the more than 22-year history of the... 

Indian Cabinet approves pact with Bolivia

By: Ajoy K Das     16th April 2019 India’s Union Cabinet on Monday approved a pact with Bolivia for bilateral cooperation in geology and mineral resources. “The Union Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval of the memorandum of understanding signed between India and Bolivia on cooperation in the fields of geology and mineral... 

La Parrilla jig and mill plant commissioning gets under way

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th April 2019 Aim-listed W Resources on Tuesday confirmed that commissioning of the jig and mill plant at La Parrilla, in Spain, has begun. The jig and mill plant will upgrade the La Parrilla ore, efficiently reject barren material, and prepare material for feed to the concentrator plant. 

Former VW CEO Winterkorn charged in Germany over diesel rigging

By: Bloomberg     15th April 2019 Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn was charged alongside four other managers in Germany for their role in the diesel-rigging scandal. Winterkorn and other suspects are accused of serious fraud by Braunschweig prosecutors, who allege he knew since 2014 about the illegal use of software to... 

Atlas Copco has acquired a German distributor of compressed air technology

12th April 2019 Atlas Copco has acquired Jacob Drucklufttechnik Vertriebs GmbH.  The company has a strong local market presence in Saarland in the west of Germany.  Jacob Drucklufttechnik Vertriebs has around 10 employees. 

Tillmann Olsen

12th April 2019 This week we profile Bosch Rexroth, a drive and control technology company 

Denel to stop manufacturing parts for Airbus A400M aircraft

By: Rebecca Campbell     12th April 2019 South African State-owned defence industrial group Denel announced at the end of last month that it had reached a mutual understanding with Europe-based major aerospace and defence group Airbus to cease Denel’s manufacture of components for the Airbus A400M military airlifter aircraft, “subject... 

SA’s energy future – lessons from Germany

12th April 2019 Germany is well known for its phase-out of nuclear energy, which began as a response to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown, in Japan. Now the powerhouse of the European Union has finally set in motion a gradual coal phase-out in response to the threats posed by climate change. Despite the rapid... 

International trade in fake goods surges

By: Riaan de Lange     12th April 2019 You might be well acquainted with ‘fake news’. The buzzword that is. Yes, the two are considered one. It was the 2017 word of the year, no less. But, as to whether we possess the ability to identify ‘real news’ from ‘fake news’, that is quite another matter. It is said to be “one of the greatest... 

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