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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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Business confidence hesitant – Sacci

3rd December 2015 The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) Business Confidence Index (BCI) fell by 5.7 index points to 82.7 in November – 8.1 points lower than in November 2014. Sacci stated that the BCI was finding it difficult to break from the 80 to 85 point range. 

Mine ventilation firm BBE Consulting clocks 25 years

27th November 2015 Ventilation, refrigeration and cooling specialist BBE Consulting celebrated 25 years in mine ventilation and refrigeration during an event that took place in Johannesburg, Gauteng, earlier this month. “We have an enviable record of consulting behind us, which has been made possible by the... 

Mixed ‘doing business’ report for South Africa

27th November 2015 South Africa remains one of the top economies in sub-Saharan Africa, along with Botswana, Mauritius and Rwanda, says the World Bank. Its 'Doing Business 2016: Measuring Regulatory Quality and Efficiency' report, which was released last month, ranked South Africa seventy-third of the 189 countries... 

Raubex’s materials unit expected to help lift H2 performance

27th November 2015 Infrastructure development group Raubex achieved a consistent performance in the six months to August 31, despite challenging industry conditions and the impacts of unplanned refinery shutdowns on the company’s asphalt operations, CEO Rudolph Fourie said. The company increased its earnings a... 

Technology partners to deploy SA’s first GSM-R system

27th November 2015 Huawei recently announced that it will partner with Siemens Convergence Creators to deploy South Africa’s first Global System for Mobile Communication – Railway (GSM-R) solution for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).   Since early 2013, Huawei has been working with PRASA to deploy... 

Residential-focused Reit looking to expand across South Africa

27th November 2015 Residential-focused real estate investment trust (Reit) Indluplace has reported better-than-expected distribution for the financial year ended September 30. The company, which listed on the JSE in June, on Tuesday reported distribution of 28.99c, ahead of the forecast 26.61c. 

Industrial equipment company opens new Wadeville sales office

27th November 2015 Industrial equipment sales and rental company Renttech South Africa launched its new sales outlet adjacent to its premises in Wadeville, Ekurhuleni last month. The facility has convenient access for many industries in the area - as well as power generation projects and local refineries – and... 

Brics bank assigns responsibilities to VPs

26th November 2015 The Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa grouping’s New Development Bank (NDB) has announced the allocation of formal responsibilities to the bank’s four VPs. VP Xian Zhu would be responsible for operations, including project lending, operational compliance and project procurement, as... 

Makhura reiterates plans to develop Gauteng into an inclusive province

24th November 2015 Government is aiming for Gauteng to become a seamlessly integrated, economically inclusive, socially cohesive and locally competitive province, Premier David Makhura said at the Gauteng City Region Spatial Planning Summit, in Johannesburg, on Tuesday. The summit was a follow-up event to the... 

Bank releases new carbon footprinting guide

20th November 2015 Financial services provider Nedbank launched the second edition of its Carbon Footprinting Guide earlier this month, which is aimed at demystifying carbon footprint approaches and help readers grasp the main concepts of carbon measuring, monitoring, reporting and verification. It also explains... 


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