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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.

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Competition body’s steel probe heats up

8th November 2002 Competition Commission officials this week visited Durban Roodepoort Deep’s (DRD) Blyvoor mine, as the probe into allegations made by gold miners Harmony and DRD of excessive pricing by steel giant Iscor intensifies. 

Decision soon on R500m Argonaut gold-mine study

8th November 2002 The board of South African gold miner Durban Roodepoort Deep (DRD) is expected to make a decision soon on whether to proceed with a R300-million to R500-million, three-year study of a brand new deep-level gold-mine below the city of Johannesburg. 

SA energy firm may enter $500m Uganda power venture

7th November 2002 South Africa’s State-owned Eskom Enterprises has been asked to participate in the controversial $550-million Bujagali hydropower project in Uganda. 

Three groups mull participation in PBMR

5th November 2002 Three potential investors from Europe and Asia are seriously considering equity participation in South Africa’s pebble-bed modular reactor (PBMR) project. 

R230m table-grape empowerment deal announced

1st November 2002 An innovative R230-million table-grape empowerment project is to be developed on 500 ha along the Orange River, near Upington in the Northern Cape. 

Steel giant offers R125/t for auto tooling fund

25th October 2002 South Africa’s leading steel company, Iscor, has offered to contribute R20-million a year towards the development of the secondary steel industry in South Africa as part of an innovative pricing proposal to the automotive industry. 

September PPI remains unchanged

24th October 2002 Statistics South Africa says the all-commodities Producer Price Index (PPI) for September remained unchanged from the previous month at 15,4%. 

State moves to accelerate ports restructuring

23rd October 2002 Government is moving to accelerate the restructuring of South Africa’s troubled ports, despite serious objections from organised labour. 

R230m table-grape empowerment deal

22nd October 2002 An innovative R230-million table-grape empowerment project is to be developed on 500 ha along the Orange River, near Upington in the Northern Cape. 

25% BEE involvement mooted for shaft-deepening project

22nd October 2002 South Africa’s third-largest gold producer, Harmony Gold, is close to making a decision on whether to proceed with the multi-million-rand Doornkop South Reef Project at Randfontein Estates in western Gauteng. 


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