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SA’s BAE Systems secures R400m mine-protected vehicle order

13th June 2008 Benoni-based BAE Systems Land Systems OMC has secured a R400-million contract to manufacture 111 RG31 Mk5E mine-protected vehicles for the US defence force. The contract formed part of the $67,3-million contract modification that Canadian defence firm, General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada... 

Imperial sells UK auto parts supplier for £19,9m

13th June 2008 Diversified group Imperial Holdings has sold its subsidiary vehicle and equipment parts supplier Multipart, in the UK, to Yelestre Holdings, which was controlled by Multipart management, for about £19,9-million, it said on Thursday. The proceeds of the sale would be used to reduce... 

Anglo sells Tarmac unit to Holcim for $230m

13th June 2008 Global mining giant Anglo American on Friday announced its intention to sell ready-mix concrete and aggregate supplier Tarmac Iberia to Holcim Spain for up to $230-million. Tarmac Iberia’s primary markets in the greater Madrid, Mediterranean coast and Catalonia areas and in 2007 reported... 

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PetroSA reports new Cape gas well find

13th June 2008 State-owned PetroSA has discovered a new gas well off the southern Cape coast, 95 km south-south-west of Mossel Bay. The well was found through PetroSA’s R5-billion ‘Project Jabulani’ initiative, which is focused on drilling around existing gas and oil fields in the area. 

SA to participate in international biotechnology convention

12th June 2008 Senior South African government officials and representatives from biotechnology innovation centres (BICs), would participate in the 2008 Biotechnology Industry Organisation (BIO) International Convention in California next week, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) said on Thursday.... 

Busa COO relected to International Labour Organisation's governing body

12th June 2008 The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has re-elected Business Unity South Africa (Busa) COO Vic van Vuuren to its governing body. The African Employer Community has eight seats on the ILO governing body. 

Real Economy Report

12th June 2008 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Our top stories this week: the South African Rail Commuter Corporation plans a Gautrain-like passenger rail link for Cape Town, we speak to the Department of Trade and Industry's director general about the successor to the... 

BHP accelerates plans to refurbish Australian nickel smelter

12th June 2008 Diversified mining giant BHP Billiton will immediately begin the rebuild of its Kalgoorlie nickel smelter furnace in Western Australia, which has experienced significant deterioration. Owing to the furnace rebuild, the Kwinana nickel refinery would be shutdown for the duration of the rebuild,... 


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