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Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer is Creamer Media Publishing Editor of Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Ingenious niche market pursuits

30th July 2004 An ingenious pursuit of niche markets is fuelling growth for the speciality division of Metallurg South Africa, which supplies the welding, steel, optical and animal-feed industries. 

Refractory breakthrough

30th July 2004 The refractory division of Metallurg South Africa is being buoyed by a breakthrough into the non ferrous industry. 

Billion-rand target

30th July 2004 The R600-million-a-year metals trading company Metallurg South Africa is on track to become a billion-rand-a-year company, its MD Danny O’ Connor forecasts in an exclusive interview to mark the company’s highly-successful management buyout (MBO). 

Robotics diversification

30th July 2004 Metallurg is making a promising entry into specialised robotic automation in joint venture with FL Schmidt of Denmark, Metallurg commercial director Frederick Botha tells Engineering News in an exclusive interview to mark the successful management buyout (MBO) of Metallurg from its former US parent. 

Evergreen company ballast

30th July 2004 One of Metallurg’s greatest assets is its evergreen chairperson Langham Carter, 66, in whom much business acumen resides. 

BEE means greater South Africanism, says Titi

30th July 2004 Black economic empowerment (BEE) means greater South Africanism and a greater chance of meeting global challenges, particularly those presented by China, says Tiso CEO Fani Titi. 

Save truck building, pleads doyen

26th July 2004 The last vestige of South Africa’s depleted truck-building industry is poised to collapse unless the government carries out two urgent interventions, MAN Truck and Bus MD Adolf Moosbauer warned at the weekend. 

Jonathan Oppenheimer, DBCM

23rd July 2004 Full name: Jonathan Maximillian Ernest Oppenheimer Position: MD De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) as of July 1, 2004 Main activity of company: Mining diamonds in South Africa Education: The Ridge Primary School, Westcliff, Johannesburg; Harrow School, London; Christ Church College, Oxford... 

Anglo mulls new BEE model

19th July 2004 The South African arm of global natural resources group Anglo American has completed a broad-ranging review of its black economic empowerment (BEE) interventions to date, and is in the process of finalising a new strategic approach towards future empowerment transactions. 

R4bn from debt-equity hybrid

16th July 2004 Traditionally South African investors raise either debt or equity. 


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