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Martin Creamer

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Locomotives refurbished

29th March 2002 The transport division of Alstom of Driehoek, Germiston, has won a contract to refurbish and upgrade 31 heavy-haul locomotives for South Africa’s State-owned rail company Spoornet. 

The switchgear success story

29th March 2002 Jack Rowan wears two Alstom hats. Besides being MD of Alstom South Africa’s Transmission and Distribution division, he is also vice president of Alstom’s International Sales and Country Organisation (Isco) for Southern and Eastern Africa, one of 15 Alstom regions. 

New steam selling era is dawning

29th March 2002 Energy division Alstom Power has the largest installed capacity of power generation plant in South Africa. 

Championing local manufacture

28th March 2002 The window of opportunity is widening for South Africa’s local manufacturers who have retained strong engineering departments, honed their global competitiveness and gained black economic-empowerment status. 

From two-bit store to billion-rand business

1st March 2002 Picture this. A young wife minds the store while her husband holds down three jobs. He’s driven by a determination to be financially independent following a difficult childhood. 

Techno giant ready to enter DR Congo

18th February 2002 The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the next country in which Siemens Southern Africa intends establishing a presence, CEO Dr Klaus D 

Next stop DRC

15th February 2002 The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the next country in which Siemens Southern Africa intends establishing a presence, CEO Dr Klaus D 

Southern Africa is group's 10t h-best profit maker

15th February 2002 Measured in euro, Siemens Southern Africa is the twelfth-largest generator of turnover and the tenth-best profit maker of the 50 Siemens companies worldwide. 

Century of medical service now reaching a high point

15th February 2002 Siemens has served South Africa’s hospitals for more than 100 years, supplying the first x-ray system to the Western Cape in 1896. 

R850 000 hearing-aid donation

15th February 2002 The story of Zeph Dlamini is an interesting one. The 43-year-old father of five had worked in Siemens’ electrical installation division for most of his 23 years with the company before branching out as an entrepreneur in 1998. 


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