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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


SA not integrated into global supply chains

1st October 2002 South Africa is not yet deeply integrated into the global production processes of foreign companies currently operating in the country, a new study has found. 

'No basis for R200m compensation claim'

27th September 2002 Mining giant Anglo American said earlier this month that there was no basis for a compensation claim made by the State-owned Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), which has arisen following an announcement by Anglo, earlier this year, that it would purchase Stimela, a company that owned 10,5%... 

Coal BEE sees growth from utility and exports

20th September 2002 Black-empowered coal company Kuyasa Mining is positioning itself to benefit from anticipated off-take growth from electricity utility Eskom, as well as to play a role in export markets that may open up to it should the coal export regime, centred at Richards Bay, be liberalised. 

Erwin sees clearer road for trade-enviro talks in WTO

20th September 2002 Trade and Industry Minister Alec Erwin believes the clarification obtained at the recent Joburg Summit on the relationship between trade and environmental agreements will help no end in ensuring progress in trade talks currently in play in Geneva. 

Ambassador elaborates of SA-US free trade plan

19th September 2002 A free trade agreement (FTA) between the US and South Africa would be the strongest tool for solidifying economic relations between the two countries, US Ambassador Cameron Hume told the American Chamber of Commerce yesterday. 

Gold-miner leads the steel price fight

13th September 2002 Earlier this month, South Africa’s third-largest gold-miner, Harmony, lodged its official complaint with the Competition Commission against steel company, Iscor, which recently raised prices for its products. 

African design deficiencies hurt contractor

13th September 2002 South African engineering company, Murray & Roberts, is discovering serious deficiencies in the design and specification of a number of African projects in which it is involved, and is having to fundamentally alter the way in which it deals with these contracts. 

Saldanha goes below $200/t level

13th September 2002 South Africa’s west coast steel mill, Saldanha Steel, has at last gone below the $200/t cash-cost level and is currently producing at between $190/t and $200/t. 

Another PGM empowerment deal imminent

13th September 2002 South African mining company, Avmin, and the world’s second-largest platinum producer, Impala Platinum, are in the final stages of discussions with a black economic empowerment (BEE) group. 

‘No basis for IDC’s compensation claim’

11th September 2002 Mining giant Anglo American said yesterday that there was no basis for a R200-million compensation claim made by the State-owned Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). 

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