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AdaptIT acquires Micros

11th May 2017 JSE-listed AdaptIT has acquired 100% of hospitality and retail-focused integrated software and hardware solutions provider Micros South Africa for an undisclosed amount. The targeted acquisition is in line with AdaptIT’s acquisitive growth strategy to expand, strengthen and reinforce its customer... 

Canadian mining and metals sector faces a looming digital disconnect

9th May 2017 A new report by professional services firm EY has identified an encroaching digital disconnect between the productivity potential from digital transformation and the poor track record of implementation in the mining sector. In its report entitled ‘The digital disconnect: problem or pathway’, of... 

Discover Digital launches mobile Internet TV offerings

4th May 2017 Video-on-demand solutions specialist Discover Digital on Thursday unveiled its new rental and subscription video entertainment on-demand services platform. Digital Entertainment on Demand (DEOD) offers various Internet television (TV) channels and bouquets of content direct to viewers’ phones,... 

Atlatsa CFO resigns, acting CFO appointed

4th May 2017 Boipelo Lekubo has resigned as CFO of Atlatsa Resources to pursue new opportunities. Financial controller Reinhardt van Wyk has been appointed acting CFO, effective June 1. 

DRC becoming fastest-growing mining market – BMI

3rd May 2017 The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will vie with Peru as the fastest growing major mining market in the world during the next five years, forecasts research firm BMI.  The firm states that the DRC benefits from low labour costs, high ore grades and vast untapped resources that will attract... 

Portfolio committee disappointed in retailer no-show at meeting to discuss poultry prices

2nd May 2017 Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry on Tuesday said it was considering summoning retailers using the Rules of Parliament, after several retailers did not attend a meeting to provide insights on how pricing and mark-ups of poultry products occur in their companies. Some of the... 

DiamondCorp to appoint administrators

28th April 2017 Embattled South African diamond development company DiamondCorp has filed notice of its intention to appoint Stephen Cork and Jo Milner of Cork Gully as joint administrators, after the board determined that the company is no longer able to continue trading as a going concern. The company on... 

BACK TO THE FUTURE

28th April 2017 In January, Kodak announced that it would be bringing back its iconic Ektachrome film, discontinued in 2012, owing to declining demand. Pictured above are canisters of newly manufactured film in a warehouse at the Eastman Kodak Company film production labs in Rochester, New York. The company... 

Sylvania’s dump operations post another ‘strong’ production quarter

26th April 2017 Low-cost platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Sylvania Platinum’s Sylvania Dump Operations (SDO) is on track to meet, and possibly exceed, full-year guidance of 63 000 oz to 65 000 oz of PGMs. The SDO delivered 17 096 oz of PGMs in the third quarter, ended March 31. 

Rössing Uranium swings to FY profit, despite low prices

25th April 2017 In what was a very tough year for the uranium mining industry, Rio Tinto subsidiary Rössing Uranium, which operates in Namibia, swung to a profit of N$107-million in 2016, from a loss of N$385-million in 2015. In the company’s ‘Report to Shareholders 2016’, MD Werner Duvenhage said the year was... 

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