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Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian

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

Tel: +2711 622 3744


Air force base prepared for AAD

14th September 2012 The City of Tshwane will host the return of Africa’s largest exhibition of air, sea and land capability, Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2012, which will take place at Air Force Base (AFB) Waterkloof. The last three AAD exhibitions were held at AFB Ysterplaat in Cape Town, while AFB Waterkloof... 

New products showcased at AAD

14th September 2012 Defence, aerospace and security company Land Systems South Africa, which is 75%-owned by global security and defence company BAE Systems, will launch two new products at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2012 expo in September. The company, which comprises three businesses ¬– OMC, Gear Ratio... 

SA space industry making headway

14th September 2012 South Africa is gaining ground in the development of space technology, especially in the field of micro and nano satellites, says South African Council for Space Affairs (Sacsa) chairperson Dr Peter Martinez. He is also at the National Research Foundation’s South African Astronomical Observatory... 

Legislative framework for mining in SA

7th September 2012 The National Development Plan 2030 (NDP), which was released last month by Minister in the Presidency Responsible for the National Planning Commission Trevor Manuel, focuses on strategies to improve economic growth in South Africa, with eliminating poverty and reducing inequality by 2030 as the... 

Trailer manufacturer signs business agreement, builds new factory

24th August 2012 Commercial trailer manufacturer Paramount Trailers has signed a business agreement with truck dealer Imperial Used Trucks, which makes it the official commercial trailer partner for the truck dealer. The agreement, which was finalised in May, resulted in a variety of consignment commercial... 

Spring manufacturer maintains competitiveness

24th August 2012 Spring manufacturer, Springwell reports that several large export contracts by vehicle manufacturers are under way, which is positive for the South African economy and automotive component suppliers. However, as the scale of these projects increases, so does the competition between component... 

Bearing manufacturer launches environment-friendly product

24th August 2012 Rolling bearing manufacturer SKF has developed its new Bus Door Actuator as part of the company’s BeyondZero portfolio initiative, which is a strategy aimed at having a positive impact on the environment. The SKF Bus Door Actuator saves 1.9 t of carbon dioxide emissions a year, compared with a... 

Distributor delivers equipment to SA aviation cargo facility

17th August 2012 Forklift and lift trucks distributor Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) delivered two electric lifting trucks, called Donkeys, to passenger, ramp and cargo handling services provider Menzies Aviation’s cargo facility at the OR Tambo International Airport in June. This is the first time that the... 

New forklift is environment friendly

17th August 2012 Criterion Equipment has extended its range of TCM forklift trucks to include the new FB-VIII electric counterbalanced series, which has advanced design features over the previous FB-VII forklifts. The new FB-VIII series is available in five units, each with a 500 mm load centre. The smallest unit... 

Transport company extends its presence in Africa

17th August 2012 International logistics and transport company TNT South Africa has implemented its Southern Africa Road Network (ZARN) integrated road transportation system to improve efficiency in the freight industry. Until recently, organisations operating in Africa were restricted to using consolidated air... 


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