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SA aims to use fuel cell research as an innovation, beneficiation catalyst

11th May 2012 The engagement of South Africa with the potential benefits of fuel cells is centred on the strategic use of the country’s natural resources, including minerals, energy resources and technical skills, says South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (Saasta) science communication... 

Vehicle tracking firm sees growing 
mining-related spin-offs

11th May 2012 Mining and international investments coming into Africa are progressively growing the commercial presence of industries on the continent, increasing the need for companies to have an effective cross-border fleet management function for Africa, says fleet management and vehicle tracking company... 

Corporate responsibility centre aims to boost development

11th May 2012 There is an increasing awareness of the role companies play in the economic and ecological development of societies and economies, said Germany's Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH regional director Peter Conze, speaking at the Southern Africa German Chamber of... 

Data backups becoming increasingly business critical

11th May 2012 Data is intangible but irreplaceable and, in 2008, a survey found that a single incident of data loss translated into a $10 000 cost to the business involved, says data and information storage giant Western Digital emerging markets, Middle East and Africa public relations head Daniel Mauehofer. 

Power solutions group says it can offer novel genset solutions

11th May 2012 Intelligent ways of using existing technologies or innovative solutions to solve problems experienced by legacy standalone generators is key in the African and South African generator-set market, says power solutions company Diesel Electric Services commercial sales manager Richard Baxter. 

Systems integration can help improve industrial operations

11th May 2012 Consistent control and operation across different plants and systems can be accomplished by networking existing systems and controls into a single industrial operation control platform, ensuring that operations can be managed in a sustainable and profitable manner, says process control and... 

SA aims to use fuel cell research as an innovation, beneficiation catalyst

11th May 2012 The engagement of South Africa with the potential benefits of fuel cells is centred on the strategic use of the country’s natural resources, including minerals, energy resources and technical skills, says South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (Saasta) Science Communication... 

Investment in start-ups delivers high returns, says IT group

4th May 2012 Investment in, and incubation of, new companies by venture capital companies is an effective method of growing fresh businesses to a mid-market size, when they will be of interest to corporate South Africa, says technology group Jasco information and communications technology (ICT) MD Mark van... 

Businesses urged to proactively familiarise themselves with consumer law

4th May 2012 Businesses in South Africa must proactively familiarise themselves with the Consumer Protection Act to limit their risks to consumer rights and must also understand that the Act is not one-sided and provides them with a number of substantial rights as well as responsibilities, says business legal... 

Packaged plants can ensure long-term sewage treatment in remote areas

4th May 2012 Long-term sewage treatment for remote and rural applications can be provided by installing packaged sewage treatment plants that are easy to operate and robust, says Irish plant manufacturer Bannow Export MD Ted O’Morchoe. 

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