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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


The big growth or yield debate

21st September 2001 Recently Anglo American CE Tony Trahar was confronted with a challenging question about the positioning of the multi-commodity group. He was asked by a London-based analyst whether he wanted Anglo to be a ‘high-growth’ or a ‘high-yield’ company. 

DRC urges SA business to ‘come hither’

21st September 2001 The conflict-ridden Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is making concerted efforts to woo South African investors back to the country as prospects for peace improve. 

State unveils R3bn industry tax incentive

17th September 2001 Details regarding the much-anticipated tax incentive for South African industrial-development projects have been made available – the incentive could release some R3-billion-worth of government support for greenfields and brownfields investments over the next three years. 

Austrian-based oil experts study SA’s synfuel protection

14th September 2001 The protection of South Africa’s synthetic-fuel producers, Mossgas and Sasol, has been a long-running saga. In fact, the issue ebbs and flows along with the price of crude. 

SA miner pleads for sanity in Aussie iron-ore rail talks

7th September 2001 Fledgeling South African mining group Kumba Resources – which is to list as an independent entity following the unbundling of steel and mining company Iscor later this year – is hoping that sanity will prevail as it begins negotiating access to rail infrastructure for its proposed... 

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. 

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