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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


Electricity exchange on the cards for SA

24th May 2002 While the Department of Minerals and Energy and the National Electricity Regulator work on the overall design of South Africa future electricity supply and transmission system, it appears there are already moves to create an independent power exchange to cater for multi-participant competition in... 

Erwin calls for economic consensus ahead of Growth Summit

22nd May 2002 Trade and Industry Minister Alec Erwin yesterday called for a greater degree of consensus on economic issues and the path the South African economy should take. 

Erwin slams US farm protectionism

21st May 2002 Trade and Industry Minister Alec Erwin yesterday lashed out at the US over its decision to increase protection for American farmers by $180-billion over the next ten-years. 

Coal terminal project hits another snag

14th May 2002 Optimism has turned to frustration yet again as the planned 10-million t/y expansion of the strategic Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) in Kwazulu-Natal appears to have hit another snag. 

TMT firm's drive to own the technology it sells

10th May 2002 The evolution of South Africa’s telecoms, multimedia and technology (TMT) company, Altech, from a reseller of licensed product into a developer, producer and seller of its own intellectual property, is advancing well. 

New shareholders sought for SA's nuclear project

10th May 2002 The remaining shareholders in South African nuclear-energy project, the pebble-bed modular reactor (PBMR), are prioritising the detection and inclusion of new shareholders to replace US energy group Exelon, which has decided to withdraw from the project. 

Global steel wars and SA

6th May 2002 While the world slugs it out over market access, South Africa battles to boost its steel beneficiation cause. 

Foundation laid for new steel era

3rd May 2002 South Africa’s largest steel producer Iscor has faced its fair share of challenges over the last few years. Questions about its very survival have lingered, while change, re-engineering and retrenchments have been an ever-present reality. 

Richards Bay gets new substation

3rd May 2002 A R16,5-million project that included the establishment of a new 132 kV multipurpose substation and the replacement of two 132 kV oil-filled underground cables by overhead lines, was completed in Richards Bay earlier this year. 

Turning upstream competitiveness to downstream advantage in SA

3rd May 2002 From a South African perspective, it is safe to say that all the work done to secure the survival of the primary steel industry will be rendered meaningless unless it helps spur development in the downstream steel manufacturing sector. 


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