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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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AfDB backs move to provide water and sanitation for 5m Africans

25th July 2014 The government of Rwanda, spearheading an African Union- (AU-) led initiative, and the African Development Bank (AfDB) signed an agreement last month aimed at providing at least €50-million ($70-million) for an Africa-wide resource mobilisation initiative. The initiative will finance improved... 

Electronics group showcases its e-learning programmes

25th July 2014 Consumer electronics producer Samsung demonstrated its Smart Education eco-system, which comprises the key elements required for an effective e-learning implementation, at the African Eduweek conference that took place in Johannesburg last week. The main objective of Samsung’s smart solution is... 

Hybrid platform ‘closes’ vulnerabilities of virtualised systems

18th July 2014 A hybrid virtualised security platform provides robust security for cloud environments while maintaining the resource efficiency of virtualised environments, says cyber intrusion detection and prevention giant Kaspersky Lab European product marketing manager Dave Messett. Kaspersky Lab’s cyber... 

SA savings ‘disturbingly’ low – Deputy Minister

18th July 2014 Savings are disturbingly low in South Africa and, in 2013, the country’s national gross savings rate, as a percentage of gross domestic product, stood at 13.5%, down from 14.2% in 2012, deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Hubert Jonas said at the launch of the Annual National Savings Awareness... 

Renewables a serious option for African miners as energy costs, emissions rise

11th July 2014 Rising energy prices and supply constraints have forced mining companies operating in Africa to find new energy solutions that are affordable, consistent and secure. The mining companies are exploring renewable-energy integration as a means to not only address their affordability and security of... 

SA first five-star green industrial building is home to pump manufacturer

11th July 2014 Pump and motor manufacturer Grundfos' Gauteng factory has become South Africa's first industrial facility to receive a 5-Star Green Star rating from Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA). The property in Bedfordview, which falls under the Ekurhuleni municipal area, is owned by property... 

Critical New Zealand road connection advancing

11th July 2014 Valued at NZ$1.4-billion and the largest road infrastructure development project in New Zealand's history, the Waterview Connection, in Auckland, which is due for completion in 2017, is one of the most important infrastructure developments to take place in the country. The project involves... 

Materials firm aims to support moves towards sustainable construction

11th July 2014 Building materials group Lafarge places innovation at the heart of its priorities to contribute to more sustainable construction and to better serve architectural creativity, Lafarge Country CEO Thierry Legrand tells Engineering News. He states that the Group’s brand baseline of building better... 

SA savings ‘disturbingly’ low – Deputy Minister

3rd July 2014 Savings were disturbingly low in South Africa and, in 2013, the country’s national gross savings rate, as a percentage of gross domestic product, stood at 13.5%, down from 14.2% in 2012, Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Hubert Jonas said at the launch of the Annual National Savings Awareness... 

SA’s green-jobs focus a good first step, but implementation needs work

27th June 2014 The South African government has identified the green economy as one of 12 job drivers that could help contribute to what increasingly appears to be a highly ambitious target of creating five-million additional jobs by 2020. In fact, the New Growth Path, in which the sectoral jobs targets are... 

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