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Terence Creamer

Terence Creamer

Terence Creamer is the Editor of Engineering News and a Deputy Editor for Mining Weekly.

He also has editorial responsibility for and Creamer Media's Research Channel Africa.

Tel: +2711 622 3744


Industry, ecology and development

7th September 2001 A few weeks ago, the Economist dedicated three pages to an article by Danish statistician Bjorn Lomborg entitled ‘The truth about the environment’. 

SA mining industry happy with DRC mining code

4th September 2001 South African mining companies met on Friday to study and respond to the proposed new mining code that is being developed by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and which could be brought into law by the end of the year. 

The ironic tale of two S African steel mills

31st August 2001 It could be described as the tale of two steel mills. One is old, the other new. The first is landlocked, the other coastal. One a symbol of blast-furnaces past, the other the epitome of the new mini-mill age. Indeed, it should have been a simple chronicle of the old yielding to the new, but... 

Kabila wants SA business as partner in reconstruction of DRC

31st August 2001 Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila has appealed to South African business to partner with his government in the reconstruction of the vast mineral-rich country. 

Technology used to fight infrastructure backlog

17th August 2001 Domestic development finance institution, the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), is studying the creation of a one-stop-shop to provide information on infrastructure projects across the African continent. 

Greenback goose-bumps

17th August 2001 Rightly or wrongly, a country’s currency is often regarded as the key barometer of economic success. And, it is common cause that, over the past number of years, only US citizens have had the right to be proud about the performance of their unit. 

SA prepares its own 'Operation Desert Storm'

10th August 2001 The countdown to the fourth World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference, to be held in Doha, Qatar, later this year, has begun in earnest, and South Africans are hard at work in preparation. 

Poverty reduction must be central theme of WTO talks in November

27th July 2001 The international community need to make global trade a more powerful tool for poverty reduction by launching a ‘Development Round’ and changing the global trade architecture. 

Big telecoms modernisation contract under consideration

13th July 2001 State-owned telecomms monopoly, Telkom, is the final stages of evaluating a large project which, if pursued, will consolidate the process of network migration away from circuit-switches towards a packet-mode architecture. 

Africa: from basket case to food basket?

13th July 2001 Is it possible to transform Africa from the so-called basket case of the world into its food basket? That is arguably one of the most critical questions to be answered by African leaders as they prepare to present their vision for the revival of the continent. 


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