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Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian is a Creamer Media Contributing Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Hyprop lifts FY distributions

1st September 2015 JSE-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Hyprop achieved a 15% increase in total distributions to 543c a share for the 2015 financial year. Revenue and distributable earnings from investment property increased by 11.9% and 14.5%, respectively, while net asset value (NAV) per share rose... 

Environmental conference to address reporting requirements

28th August 2015 Training company The Intelligence Transfer Centre will host the fourth yearly Environmental Crimes Conference at the Indaba Hotel, in Fourways, Johannesburg between September 9 and 10. Confirmed key regulatory bodies that will attend the event include the Department of Environmental Affairs... 

South Africans urged to become more aware of their water footprints

28th August 2015 It is predicted that, in the next five years, water demand could outstrip supply in South Africa, says Nedbank Sustainability Carbon Specialist Dr Marco Lotz. With increasing population numbers and urbanisation, the debate regarding the amount of investment in water and the possibility of future... 

New compressed air rental service launched

28th August 2015 Compressed air rental supplier City Air launched its long-term electric driven air compressor rental service “’Air to Industry”’ to complement its existing portable power fleet last month. The service is directed toward the mining, industrial and manufacturing sectors. City Air MD Brian Shekleton... 

Mine of the future will be digital

21st August 2015 Over the next five years, the mining industry needs to work towards an understanding of what the industry will be like 50 years from now, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) School of Mining Professor of mine surveying Fred Cawood tells Mining Weekly. He notes that, regardless of the mining... 

GM crops important for food security – CSIR

21st August 2015 Significant developments in genetically modified (GM) crops have been made in South Africa’s agriculture sector , including increased crop yield, which has a direct impact on food production and food security, and a decrease in the use of pesticides and herbicides in fields of GM crops. This has... 

Local gluten-free bakery now ISO 22000-compliant

21st August 2015 Johannesburg-based bakery Fresh Earth Bake House is the first exclusively gluten-free bakery in South Africa to be ISO 22000 Food Safety System Certification- (FSSC-) compliant. ISO 22000 FSSC, one of the highest food safety systems currently in place, is a robust, internationally accepted... 

Hygienic flooring a necessity in food sector

21st August 2015 Hygienic flooring is important in the food and beverage sector because it prevents the growth of bacteria in food-processing plants, says speciality construction products manufacturer Verni technical sales manager Peter Breiting. He notes that hygienic flooring is also easier to clean than plain... 

Eastern Cape housing development built by community

21st August 2015 Brick and block-making machinery manufacturer Hydraform contributed to the construction of 27 affordable homes in the Eastern Cape on behalf of the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform. The project was completed last month. As part of the department’s commitment to development and... 

Construction under way at Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone

21st August 2015 Construction is underway at Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone (SBIDZ), which is set to position the Western Cape as a rig repair hub. Minister of Economic Opportunities Alan Winde says that enabling oil and gas servicing at Saldanha is central to Project Khulisa, a special initiative... 

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