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Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian is a Creamer Media Contributing Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Economic transformation imperative for South Africa – Davies

24th March 2017 Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies on Friday highlighted what needed to be done to pursue radical economic transformation as an imperative for the advancement of more inclusive economic growth in South Africa. He said fundamental change was necessary in the structure, systems, institutions... 

BBBEE Commission committed to resolving noncompliance

24th March 2017 The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Commission, a member of the Department of Trade and Industry, has spent the past year assessing compliance problems and has resolved to investigate companies that are involved with fronting and noncompliance with the BBBEE legislation. The... 

Additional rolling stock holds benefits for Gautrain – RATP

24th March 2017 French-owned public transport operator Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP) is confident that the addition of new rolling stock for South Africa’s Gautrain will generate significant benefits for the rapid-rail system. RATP is a shareholder of the Bombela Operating Company (BOC), which... 

Ford tests large-scale 3D printing to produce car components

24th March 2017 Ford Motor Company is exploring how large one-piece automotive parts, like car spoilers, can be printed for prototyping and future production vehicles. Ford is the first automaker to pilot the Stratasys Infinite Build three-dimensional (3D) printer.   Capable of printing car parts of practically... 

Five South Africans to take part in international science meeting

24th March 2017 Five young South Africans nominated by the Academy of Science of South Africa (Assaf) have been included in the 400 young scientists from 76 countries selected to participate in this year’s sixty-seventh Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany.   Assaf is an official partner of the... 

Australian BPO company launches in Cape Town

24th March 2017 Business process outsourcing (BPO) company Merchants this month launched its Australian Offshore Business Process Services (BPS) campaign, which will be undertaken from Cape Town. Merchants has partnered with iSelect, an online Australian insurance, utilities and personal finance comparison... 

CoAL COO resigns

23rd March 2017 Michiel Jakobus Brönn has resigned as COO of Coal of Africa (CoAL). This follows after the Financial Services Board recently having fined him R350 000 for insider trading. 

Building Confidence Index improves for the third consecutive quarter

23rd March 2017 The First National Bank (FNB)/Bureau for Economic Research (BER) Building Confidence Index improved for the third consecutive quarter, rising by three points to 43 in the first quarter of this year. This marks the highest confidence in more than a year, FNB property economist John Loos said in a... 

Cesa focused on transformation

23rd March 2017 Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) has committed to transforming its membership and the industry as a whole. The industry body, which has identified transformation as a critical theme, has established a transformation committee that will embark on a process to develop proposed interventions... 

Liberty Two Degrees appoints new FD

23rd March 2017 Real estate investment trust Liberty Two Degrees has appointed José Snyders as the company’s new FD, effective immediately. He succeeds John Sturgeon, who will remain on the board as a nonexecutive director. 

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