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Mxolisi Mgojo, Eyesizwe Coal

8th August 2003 Full name: Mxolisi Mgojo Position: Head of marketing, Eyesizwe Coal, since 2001 Main activity of the company: Coal-mining Date and place of birth: May 25, 1960, Durban, Kwazulu-Natal Education: Cambridge High, Massachusetts, US, diploma June 1977; North Eastern University, Boston, US, BSc... 

World’s largest lignin chemicals producer

18th July 2003 South Africa has become the world’s largest producer of lignin chemicals, Engineering News can today report. 

World’s biggest lignin plant opens in South Africa

7th July 2003 A South African-Norwegian joint venture on Friday became the world’s largest single producer of special lignin chemical when Trade and Industry Minister Alec Erwin officially opened the R350-million expansion of Lignotech South Africa’s new plant in Kwazulu-Natal. 

R400m capital expenditure is under way at paper mill

4th July 2003 A R400-million capital expenditure programme is under way at the Ngodwana pulp-and-paper mill in Mpumalanga, Engineering News can today exclusively report. 

R58m modernisation of old chemical recovery furnace

4th July 2003 The No 1 chemical recovery furnace (CRF) at Sappi’s Ngodwana pulp-and-paper mill in Mpumalanga is being modernised at a cost of R58-million. 

The four component parts of the Ngodwana mill

4th July 2003 The Sappi Ngodwana pulp-and-paper mill in Mpumalanga consists of four distinguishable parts, Engineering News has been informed in an exclusive presentation at the large forest-products operation. 

Racing car pitstop model used to create an environmental record

4th July 2003 A pitstop model, similar to those used in Formula One motor racing, was used to fast-track the retrofitting of environment-protecting electrostatic precipitators at a large pulp and paper mill in Mpumalanga, Engineering News can today exclusively report. The innovative model was developed by the... 

Platinum No.2 in giant new shaft plan

16th June 2003 The board of the world’s second-largest platinum company is being prepared for a monumental R9-billion ten-year capital expenditure programme which forms a key initial part of a newly-compiled 30-year operational profile, involving the establishment of a giant new shaft complex which is... 

Industrial CEO strongly critical of government

13th June 2003 One of South Africa’s longest-serving industrial CEOs has strongly criticised government’s management of the South African economy, Engineering News can today exclusively report. 

Efficiency drive No 3 begins

6th June 2003 South Africa’s second-largest platinum company has embarked on a new efficiency drive at its main operation. 


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