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Marleny Arnoldi

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Libstar declares maiden dividend on back of strong perishable foods performance

13th March 2019 JSE-listed consumer packaged goods producer and supplier Libstar has declared its maiden dividend of 22c a share, for the year ended December 31, following its listing on the JSE in May 2018. CEO Andries van Rensburg on Wednesday said the company had experienced the toughest market conditions... 

Better planning needed to ensure jobs for skilled persons in water, energy sectors

12th March 2019 About 300 000 graduates in the energy and water sectors in South Africa are seeking employment, some of whom even re-enter into learnerships to stay in the economically active loop, says Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority acting CEO Mpho Mookapele. Speaking at the Skills... 

Social partnerships a cornerstone of skills development – Manamela

12th March 2019 Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela on Tuesday stressed the importance of social partnerships as a cornerstone of skills development. In an opening speech at the Skills Development Summit, he noted that the event was being held against a background of low economic growth... 

Greenpeace Africa says Eskom’s MES postponement application draws false conclusions

11th March 2019 Environmental organisation Greenpeace Africa said on Monday that power utility Eskom was misleading the public and decisionmakers by underestimating the health impacts of its coal-fired power stations, in a bid to avoid compliance with air-quality legislation. Greenpeace was responding to the... 

Lydian UK, Canada notify Armenia of dispute

11th March 2019 TSX-listed gold developer Lydian International on Monday announced that its subsidiaries in UK and Canada had formally notified Armenia’s government of disputes related to ongoing blockades of road access to the Amulsar gold project. The subsidiaries, Lydian UK Corporation and Lydian Canada... 

DTI partners with the World Bank to improve business environment, drive investment

11th March 2019 The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the World Bank on Monday signed an advisory services partnership that is aimed at improving the business environment for domestic entrepreneurs. The agreement is also aimed at undertaking policy and institutional reform to enhance foreign direct... 

Novo Energy launches R130m gas compression facility in eMalahleni

8th March 2019 Energy solutions company Novo Energy on Friday launched a R130-million large-scale natural gas compression facility at the Highveld industrial park, in eMalahleni, Mpumalanga. The facility provides cleaner, more reliable and cost-effective energy, compared with coal and other petroleum products. 

Polystyrene Association to establish recycling hubs

8th March 2019 Following success with various recycling projects over the last 11 years, the Polystyrene Association of South Africa (PASA) hopes to increase its collection and recycling rate of post-consumer polystyrene through establishing recycling hubs. “These projects will enable us to increase... 

Africa has opportunity to supply more gas to China

8th March 2019 Gas demand is expected to overtake coal demand globally by 2030, says Standard Bank Southern Africa oil and gas head Paul Eardley-Taylor. Speaking at the recent Africa Gas Forum he stated that global energy demand was increasing by 1.3% a year, while gas demand was increasing at between 1.7% and... 

Africa must develop clear plan for using gas reserves

8th March 2019 It is vital that Africa has a clear and cohesive vision in place for how it plans to use its gas reserves, says New Partnership for Africa's Development Business Foundation senior project manager John Rocha. Speaking at the Africa Gas Forum in February he pointed out that African countries have... 


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