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Wine and Olive Oil Suppliers Expo heads for Cape Town in 2017

27th November 2016 South Africa is the eighth largest producer of wine in the world with export volumes having doubled in the past ten years. According to a study commissioned by the SA Wine Industry Information & Systems (SAWIS), published in January 2015, of the R36.1 billion gross domestic product (GDP)... 

Top 1% globally for Wits researchers

25th November 2016 Three researchers from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) have ranked in the top 1% in their fields globally, according to media and information firm Thomson Reuters. The Wits staff are professors Christopher Henshilwood, Christopher Mathew and Lynn Morris. 

enX posts losses for FY16

23rd November 2016 JSE-listed industrial energy group enX on Wednesday posted a decrease in earnings for the year ended August 31. The company reported a total comprehensive loss for the year of R71.4-million, compared with the profit of R21.8-million posted in the prior year. 

MTN Zakhele Futhi to close this week

22nd November 2016 The final implementation of the 2016 edition of MTN’s new black economic empowerment scheme, MTN Zakhele Futhi, has started, with the expectation that it will close this week. MTN Zakhele Futhi opened to qualifying black investors and groups in September, with the public offer raising some... 

Mining contract awarded at Mt Cattlin

22nd November 2016 Privately-owned mining contractor Piacentini & Son has been awarded the mining contract for the Mt Cattlin spodumene project, near Ravensthorpe in Western Australia, where mining is set to start in early December. Piacentini will provide a Hitachi 1900 excavator, Caterpillar 777D dump trucks, Cat... 

PNX wraps up Leigh Creek sale

22nd November 2016 ASX-listed PNX Metals has completed the sale of the Leigh Creek copper mine, which has been on care and maintenance for almost five years, to Resilience Mining Australia. Leigh Creek holds three mining leases, including Mountain of Light. The sale relieves PNX from all rehabilitation obligations... 

Aussie midtier miners survived the worst and are making a comeback

22nd November 2016 A turning point appears to have been reached for Australian midtier miners, as improvements in dividend payout, market capitalisation, cash flow from operations and capital expenditure (capex) point to an industry rebound. However, challenges still lie ahead for ASX-listed miners with a market... 

Cimic now UGL’s largest shareholder

21st November 2016 ASX-listed contractor Cimic Group on Monday emerged as the largest shareholder in engineering firm UGL, with a 32.29% shareholding. The company has urged UGL shareholders to accept its A$3.15-a-share cash offer, which will close on Friday. 

Registrations for BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA open

18th November 2016 The preparations for the upcoming BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA, being held from March 13–16, 2018 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC), have begun: Interested companies can download the application documents from The... 

Build your brand by booking a stand at Securex 2017

18th November 2016 A Wall Street Journal study of the last recession showed that companies that cut back on marketing lost sales and market share, while those that maintained their marketing increased profits when compared to those that reduced marketing (source: Furthermore,... 


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