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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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Kotzee resigns as head of Dawn’s Africa operations

2nd February 2016 Gerhard Kotzee is stepping down as JSE-listed Distribution and Warehousing Network’s (Dawn’s) head of Africa operations, effective February 29. He resigned to pursue his own interests in coaching and mentoring, focusing on broad-based black economic-empowerment development. 

Organised business calls for deeper scrutiny of S Africa’s lawmaking process

2nd February 2016 Organised business has called on government to apply stricter, more robust regulatory-impact assessment (RIA) criteria before developing policy, legislation and regulations. Representatives from the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci), the Small Business Project, the Black... 

Kenmare reports lower FY output on power supply challenges

1st February 2016 The share price of LSE-listed Kenmare Resources fell by as much as 26% on Monday morning, as the company announced lower output at its Moma mine, in Mozambique. The mineral sands miner produced 1.1-million tonnes of heavy mineral concentrate in 2015 – 15% less than the 1.29-million tonnes... 

AEL’s Simon Tose accepted as SAIMM fellow

1st February 2016 Local explosives manufacturer and distributor AEL Mining Services mining optimisation manager Simon Tose has been accepted as a fellow of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM).   Tose said he would take the opportunity to give back to the industry, especially the youth.... 

Sasol obtains approval for Mozambique field development plan

1st February 2016 Energy and chemicals group Sasol has obtained approval from the Mozambique Council of Ministers for its field development plan, which would see further hydrocarbon resources developed to support Southern Africa growth. To be developed in phases, the first phase of the production sharing agreement... 

IMF sees Lesotho economy growing by up to 3% this year

1st February 2016 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects Lesotho to achieve gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 2.5% to 3% this year, but warns that growth might be lower depending on the severity of the drought affecting Southern Africa. In a statement issued following the conclusion of an Article IV... 

Zuma congratulates S African professor on winning continental scientific award

1st February 2016 President Jacob Zuma has congratulated South African scientist Professor Tebello Nyokong on being awarded an African Union (AU) Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award. AU Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Awards are presented yearly to African scientists who distinguish themselves in the fields of science,... 

German firm to supply PV mounting systems to local wholesaler

29th January 2016 German photovoltaic (PV) mounting systems manufacturer Renusol will supply its solutions for mounting photovoltaic modules on roofs to South African wholesaler Lumax Energy, which sells Renusol’s entire product portfolio.  “The solar market in South Africa is continuously growing. On top of the... 

Architectural firm creates unique, more efficient work environment for ad agency

29th January 2016 Architecture and design firm Inhouse Brand Architects was recently approached to create the new Cape Town offices of local advertising agency 99c. Its interior design team used the opportunity to produce a unique, yet more efficient work environment that sounds the death knell for the... 

220 kWp rooftop power plant commissioned at East Rand firm’s premises

29th January 2016 Biofuel producer and boiler manufacturer Passat Energy has successfully commissioned a 220 kWp rooftop solar power plant of 880 solar panels of 250 W each at laser and profile cutting company TW Profile Services, in Boksburg, and anticipates a significant reduction in electricity consumption.... 


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