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Company Announcement: SABMiller plc Trading Update

15th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: SABMiller plc today provided an update regarding trading during the six-month period to 30 September 2007, which is the first half of its financial year. The calculation of the organic growth rates included below excludes volumes for acquired businesses... 

Company Announcement: MEC Jacobs to monitor HOV Lane Pilot on M1 North

15th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Gauteng MEC for Public Transport, Roads and Works, Mr. Ignatius Jacobs will be accompanied by members of the media when he monitors the implementation of the High Occupancy Vehicle Lane (HOV Lane), on the M1 North between Southgate Mall and the Crown... 

Company Announcement: Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New Informatics Customer Initiative

15th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announces an internal process improvement initiative within its global laboratory informatics (LIMS) line of business.  

Company Announcement: Professional Development Programme for South African Women ICT Entrepreneurs

15th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The Maxum Business Incubator at Innovation Hub, the Meridian International Center and University of Maryland Baltimore County’s Center for Women in Information Technology (CWIT) in partnership with Maryland Women in Technology (MDWIT) have been... 

Company Announcement: Handyman Graduates Receive Employment In Western Cape Schools

15th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Twenty-four unemployed people from Mitchell’s Plain were very excited to graduate after successfully completing a Handyman Skills Training programme at the Corobrik Training Centre in Cape Town.  

Company Announcement: Project ICEbreaker bridges Bell Equipment’s IT gap

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Bell Equipment has launched a major upgrade to its computer systems called Project ICEbreaker, which will implement the world’s leading enterprise resource planning system, SAP (Systems Application Products) across all its business processes... 

Company Announcement: Bell Equipment consolidates its European operation

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: To better accommodate the needs of its growing customer base in Europe the heavy equipment manufacturer, Bell Equipment has consolidated the services it offers in that market and appointed Marc Schürmann as its Director of European Operations based in... 

Company Announcement: Cyber Detectives becomes Symantec Authorised Technical Assistance partner

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Symantec, a global provider of IT security services, has confirmed its selection of Cyber Detectives, a division of Carrick Holdings, local provider of IT system security, solutions and services, as a member of the Authorised Technical Assistance Partner Program. 

Company Announcement: Traceable Measurements

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The key to good measurements, both physical and analytical, is the degree to which the accuracy of the measurement has been transferred from a standard of higher accuracy ultimately to one, or a combination, of the base SI units  

Company Announcement: Government policy at the root of power problems

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Solidarity today laid the disruptive power cuts, caused by power sharing methods, at the door of government. 

Company Announcement: Poynting Antennas Europe Opening

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Poynting Antennas (Pty.) Ltd. of South Africa, the leading supplier of antennas in the wireless data and cellular markets as well as defense and specialized markets (direction finding, monitoring, RCIED, jamming) today announces the opening of its European... 

Company Announcement: BridgePoynt WLAN-A0042 outdoor enclosure

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Poynting today announces the new BridgePoynt WLAN-A0042 outdoor enclosure with an integrated super-high gain 5-6GHz, 23dBi antenna, making this the most powerful and wide-band outdoor enclosure available to date.  

Company Announcement: GM Sales up 22% in Latin America, Africa and the Middle East

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find attached press release on: General Motors Latin America, Africa & Middle East (GM LAAM) region set an all-time quarterly sales record in Q3 2007, selling over 329,000 vehicles, up 59,000 units over the same period last year. In addition, GM’s quarterly market share... 

Company Announcement: Protests at Home affairs Planned

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: There will be a 24 hour picket outside of home affairs (the refugee home affairs beneath the high way next to the International Conference centre) in Cape Town starting at 8:30pm on Sunday the 14th Oct, where in an attempt to get attention, foreign... 

Company Announcement: First A380 To Be Delivered To Singapore Airlines On Monday

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: In line with the previous announcements, Airbus will celebrate the first A380-Megaliner-handover to first customer Singapore Airlines on Monday, 15th October, with a dedicated delivery ceremony from 10.00 to 11.30 am CET (Central European Time). 

Company Announcement: Bytes, ADI International and Axis bring the Smart Building to South Africa

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: With a key focus on energy management and security, Bytes Systems Integration (Bytes SI) Kronos business unit, security distributor ADI International South Africa, and business partner Axis Communications South Africa, have demonstrated to customers how... 

Company Announcement: Lighter Duty Submersible Pumps

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Available from ITT Flygt, the DX range of compact, high performance fully submersible drainage and waste water pumps are suitable for a wide range of applications.  

Company Announcement: Women Playing A Prominent Role In New Pipeline Construction

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: A particular effort is being made to promote women entrepreneurs in the construction industry, and the contract for the Vaal River Eastern Sub-System Augmentation Project (VRESAP) is being used as a pilot model for the testing of a development model for... 

Company Announcement: Tiber Bonvec Construction Buys Vipac

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Tiber Bonvec Construction has purchased Vipac pedestrian rollers which according to plant manager, Peter Tyrell, is in line with the company’s equipment procurement strategy.  

Company Announcement: Grupo Marsans To Order A Total Of 61 Aircraft Including Four A380s And Ten A350 Xwbs

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Grupo Marsans, the largest tourism and transport group in Spain, has signed today a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for the purchase of 61 Airbus aircraft including ten A350-900s, four A380s, five A330-200s and 42 A320 Family aircraft (of which 12... 

Company Announcement: National Power Alert 6

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: At midday today, Eskom re-introduced national load shedding following a positive start of the day. We started the day with no load shedding as a result of improved plant availability and a positive response by South Africans to our call to save electricity. 

Company Announcement: Severe Skills Shortage Prompts Sapoa To Prioritize Professional Skills Training Nationally

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: An ongoing shortage of skills in SA’s commercial and industrial property industry has prompted SAPOA to take the proactive step of appointing a Human Resources Development manager to champion interventions and solutions.  

Company Announcement: Digital Supplier Celebrates Launch of Online Supplier System

12th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Digital Supplier’s Online Supplier System was launched with great success in the beginning of September 2007.  

Company Announcement: Jumo Heattherm-At - New Innovative Surface-Mounting Thermostat Series

11th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The innovative features incorporated in a new series of electromechanical thermostats, available from ASSTech Process Electronics & Instrumentation, offer the user a high degree of application flexibility, as well as a state-of-the-art connection system.  

Company Announcement: New Cat Flexporttm Tyres Slash Machine Downtime

11th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: An innovative new Cat tyre is available from Barloworld Equipment. Known as FlexportTM, these special extreme-duty solid tyres offer greater puncture resistance and more wear life.  

Company Announcement: Optical Distance Sensors Supply Data In Two Millisecond Cycle

11th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: With the Leuze electronic ODS 96B, Countapulse Controls has launched a new generation of optical distance sensors designed to permit the detection of highly dynamic processes by performing unusually high-frequency measurements.  

Company Announcement: Rockwell Automation Hosts Safety Focused Open Day

11th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Rockwell Automation recently hosted a successful Industrial Automation Open Day at Zwartkops Raceway. The event, held in the middle of August, supports the biennial, Johannesburg-based RSTechED Africa conference.  

Company Announcement: Andrew Mentis Becomes Involved In Unusual Project

11th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Andrew Mentis has donated Mentis RS40 floor grating to the De Wildt Cheetah and Wildlife Trust. The grating has been used for the sides of enclosures at the facility's temporary leopard holding centre in Bela Bela where leopards that are captured by... 

Company Annouoncement: Labotec press releases on new equipment

11th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: The Julabo Magnum 91 is a dynamic temperature control system suitable for external temperature applications. Reactors with size capacities of 10, 20 or even 50 liter reactors can be controlled in an extremely wide temperature range; for example... 

Company Announcement: National Power Alert 4

11th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Eskom has increased its load shedding countrywide and warns that more electricity consumers will feel the impact of power outages on a rotational basis.  

Company Announcement: Contractor Leaves Behind More Than A Mall Following Completion Of Soweto’s Maponya

11th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: With a lettable area of 65 000 m2, it is one of the largest shopping malls in South Africa, and building contractor Grinaker-LTA believes the recently opened Maponya Mall is set to change the fabric of life in Soweto. 

Company Announcement: Two Industry Leaders Collaborate In Raising Engineering Standards Across South Africa

11th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Over two centuries of knowledge and experience on boilers and steam is now on offer to everyone within South Africa.  

Company Announcement: Quickstep Augments European Aerospace Presence With Official Opening Of Munich Site

11th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: International advanced composites group Quickstep Holdings Limited (ASX: QHL – “Quickstep”) has completed a major link in its international network of showcase sites, with the official opening of a new testing and manufacturing facility... 

Company Announcement: Flagstone Réassurance Suisse SA and Imperial Reinsurance Company Limited

10th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Flagstone Réassurance Suisse SA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Flagstone Reinsurance Holdings Limited, today announced that they have entered into a Technical Underwriting Agreement with Imperial Reinsurance Company Limited.  

Company Announcement: New surfacer from Glasurit saves time and material

10th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: High in quality and flexible in use  these are two of the key attributes of Glasurits new white 284-25 CV RATIO-TRUCK Surfacer which represents the logical refinement of the 284-20 surfacer.  

Company Announcement: Vox Telecom to buy Storm

10th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Vox Telecom, South Africa’s leading alternative telecommunications service provider has announced its intention to buy Storm Telecom in a R360m deal. 

Company Announcement: Biometrics Company Ideco Group To List On Altx

10th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: Leading black-empowered southern African biometrics and identity management (IDM) company, Ideco Group Limited, today unveiled its plans to list on AltX during the second half of October 2007.  

Company Announcement: Court rules that revised income tax assessments must be issued within three years of the first assessment

10th October 2007 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Attached please find a press release on: In the aftermath of the Brummeria judgment handed down by the Supreme Court of Appeal on 13 September 2007, public attention has been focused on the tax consequences of interest-free loans.  

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