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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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Barloworld unveils Caterpillar earthmoving equipment

27th June 2014 Caterpillar earthmoving-equipment dealer Barloworld Equipment unveiled the 2014 range of Cat equipment for the mining, construction and infrastructure industries in Johannesburg last week. New products that were launched included the Cat 725C and Cat 730C articulated trucks, the Cat 320D2 L and... 

SA could benefit from strengthened ties with South Korea

20th June 2014 South Africa may be missing out on opportunities to attract well known and internationally reputable South Korean engineering and construction companies, says law firm ENSafrica projects and project finance department senior associate Neil Coertse. “If we consider the projects that various South... 

Castrol unveils new advanced motor oil solution

20th June 2014 Motor oil and lubricants supplier Castrol launched its new Castrol EDGE motor oil, boosted with TITANIUM Fluid Strength Technology (FST), in June and linked the launch with a series of world-first driving trials, designed to demonstrate the performance of the product. South African racing driver... 

Air-curtain helmet reduces worker exposure to contaminants

13th June 2014 Air-filtration solutions company Aircure released its 360° air-curtain helmet, the Airhead, which reduces the amount of harmful contaminants to which workers are exposed, in Johannesburg last month. The Airhead is attached to the hard hats of workers who are exposed to polluted air containing... 

Property development company lists on JSE

12th June 2014 Property development group Freedom Property Fund (FPF) on Wednesday listed on the Real Estate Holdings and Development sector of the JSE‘s main board. It is the third property company to list on the local bourse this year, following the listings of Visual International and Atlantic Leaf Properties. 

New home for consulting firm

6th June 2014 Consulting firm Golder Associates launched its new building, in Midrand, earlier this month. Golder MD Dr Ralph Heath stated at the launch that the new building represented a shift towards a refocused collaboration for Golder and its partners. Heath told Engineering News that the for moving into... 

Maselspoort pumpstation upgrade advancing

6th June 2014 A contract to upgrade Mangaung Metro Municipality’s Maselspoort low- and high-lift pumpstation has been awarded to water services company Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies South Africa. The 12-month contract started in September last year and aims to ensure that the plant continues... 

Energy agency releases guidelines to promote energy efficiency

6th June 2014 The International Energy Agency (IEA) released two guides last month to assist countries in developing ambitious energy efficiency policies, showing policymakers, analysts and statisticians how to better track and use data on hidden fuel. The IEA regards energy efficiency as an important way of... 

SA urged to explore for more iron-ore resources

5th June 2014 The bulk of South Africa’s existing iron-ore resources in the Northern Cape would be depleted in the next 30 years and the country would have to find new sources, VMI Investment Company exploration manager Dr Luke Longridge said during the fourth Africa Iron Ore conference. He stated that the... 

Mining sector core to SA’s GDP growth

4th June 2014 Mining was at the core of South Africa’s economy and was one of the top five priority sectors that government was focusing on, Chamber of Mines COO Roger Baxter emphasised during the fourth Africa Iron Ore Conference, in Johannesburg, on Wednesday. He stated that the mining sector’s contribution... 


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