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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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School curriculums need to be supportive of Africa’s industrial aspirations

30th May 2014 Although Africa has up to 80% of certain minerals, such as platinum, Africa comprised only 1% of the world’s manufactured output and, out of the top three export commodities from 54 African countries, not one is a manufactured product. And, International Labour Organisation South Africa (ILO)... 

Prosperous Nigeria a potential boon for SA

23rd May 2014 Confirmation of Nigeria as Africa’s largest economy should not be viewed as a threat to South Africa, but rather confirms Africa’s status as a dynamic growth market, Gauteng Economic Development MEC Mxolisi Xayiya argued during a dialogue on the consequences of Nigeria’s recent rebasing exercise.... 

Early adopters of new empowerment codes could gain competitive edge

23rd May 2014 Twenty years into democracy, there is still considerable work to be done to transform South Africa and ensure that wealth is more fairly distributed. Through Black Economic Empowerment (BEE), government has aimed to redress the inequalities of the past and BEE has, through the years, impacted on... 

Ambitious targets set for next Expanded Public Works Programme phase

23rd May 2014 Following the 2003 Growth and Development Summit, which was held to endorse special measures to support cooperatives as part of strategies for job creation in the South African economy, government agreed on the massification of Phase 1 of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP), which included... 

African economies underestimating green growth, jobs

16th May 2014 Green growth can affect labour markets by facilitating transitions that cause shifts in the volume, composition and quality of employment across sectors, as well as affecting the level and distribution of income acting head of Green Economy Advisory Services at the United Nations Environment... 

New African climate-finance channel established

16th May 2014 The African Development Bank (AfDB) board of directors has approved the creation of the Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF), a bilateral thematic trust fund to support African countries in their transition to climate-resilient and low-carbon development, last month. The AfDB will host and manage... 

Fund ready to take risk on job-rich green projects

9th May 2014 As we celebrate 20 years of democracy, we also had to reflect on government’s approaches to – which drove South Africa’s developmental agenda – and achievements on different programmes at policy and implementation level, Environmental Advisory Service deputy director general Alf Wills said last... 

Quentin van Breda

9th May 2014 Position: Executive chairperson Main Activity of the Company: SA French is a distributor of Potain tower cranes, Merlo telescopic handlers and self loading mixers and Saltec-Torgar  material and passenger hoists Date and Place of Birth: Benoni May 3, 1952 

Prosperous Nigeria a potential boon for SA

6th May 2014 Confirmation of Nigeria as Africa’s largest economy should not be viewed as a threat to South Africa, but rather confirmed Africa’s status as a dynamic growth market, Gauteng Economic Development MEC Mxolisi Xayiya argued during a dialogue on the consequences of Nigeria’s recent rebasing... 

South Africa’s property sector increasingly embracing green building

2nd May 2014 South Africa’s green-building sector has accomplished two major milestones this year: celebrating its fiftieth Green Star SA certification rating and the election of Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) execu- tive chairperson Bruce Kerswill as the chair- person of the World Green... 

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