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By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th August 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. South African aeroengine company Turbomeca Africa, a joint venture between Turbomeca of France and South Africa’s Denel, recently celebrated its tenth anniversary. Keith Campbell discovers what’s next for the company. 

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By: Shannon de Ryhove     2nd August 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. A concerted strategy by the local banking sector and government to increase the financing of structures built using alternative building technologies in South Africa is driving the increased application of these techniques.... 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th July 2012 A City of Johannesburg initiative is redeveloping abandoned or derelict buildings in the city centre into low-cost accommodation units for the working poor. Natalie Greve visited a number of these developments to find out more.  

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th July 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. South African Airways Technical recently concluded an agreement with American aero engine company Pratt & Whitney. Keith Campbell has the story. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th July 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Eurocopter has established what is believed to be the first full flight helicopter simulator in Africa. Keith Campbell reports. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th July 2012 Extensive temperature insulation of residential structures is crucial to the efficacy of off-the-grid, solar-powered living to ensure energy-efficiency. Natalie Greve visited a recent off-the-grid residential development in Midrand to find out more.  

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th June 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. At a cost of nearly R5-million each, JSE-listed construction company Basil Read has acquired the latest pipelayers from the Babcock International Group, making it the owner of the largest fleet of Volvo pipelayers in Africa.... 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st June 2012 Eskom CE Brian Dames tells us about the influence the R91-billion Medupi project is having on Lephalale. The giant Medupi power station project is currently swarming with 17 000 workers.  

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th June 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. South African cement producer PPC has rolled out an express outlet pilot project in Orlando West, Soweto. Megan Wait has more. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th June 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Commercial explosives manufacturer AEL Mining Services has opened a new research and development analytical laboratory, equipped with the latest explosive-specific analytical devices. Nomvelo Buthelezi finds out more. 

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31st May 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, or CSIR, has many important facilities. The Mechanical Testing Laboratory is one of them. Keith Campbell reports. 

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24th May 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Platinum miner Anglo American Platinum has launched the first of five fuel cell-powered locomotive prototypes to be tested at its mining operations in South Africa. Natasha Odendaal has the story. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th May 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Russian nuclear group Rosatom is one of the companies competing for South Africa’s planned new nuclear power plant programme. Keith Campbell reports.  

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th May 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. South Africa is looking for new maritime patrol and light transport aircraft for the air force. One of the companies seeking to supply these aircraft is Airbus Military. Keith Campbell reports. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd May 2012 The National Airways Corporation’s (Nac's) 43 Air School plans to double its capacity over the next five years to accommodate the growing African and global demand for pilots. Idele Esterhuizen has the story. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th April 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. State-owned power utility Eskom has launched the latest addition to the Eskom Academy of Learning – the Welding School of Excellence. Natasha Odendaal has the story. 

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12th April 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Wireless Intelligent Sensing Technology (or WiST) has introduced a range of sensor technologies to its product range, offering its clients enhanced security and tracking capabilities. Dimakatso Motau has the story. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th April 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Transnet in partnership with its sponsors Roche and Colgate-Palmolive have launched the R82-million Phelophepa II health train to provide quality healthcare to more rural people. Dimakatso Motau reports. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th March 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. The Department of Water Affairs has recently closed in on some farms in the Vaal dam area for illegal water use. Megan Wait reports. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd March 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. South Africa's newest deep-water harbour was officially opened by President Jacob Zuma this month. The facility is already operating as a trans-shipment hub, but there are now plans to develop it into a new minerals gateway, as... 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th March 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. South African industrial and mining group Eqstra is sponsoring the Flying Lions aerobatic team. Keith Campbell reports. 

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8th March 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Building materials producer Lafarge recently introduced a new porous concrete to the storm water and drainage market. Schalk Burger has the story. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st March 2012 The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has launched a supplier survey to determine the capacity of local industry to meet the 65% localisation target qualifying bidders have to adhere to in the agency’s R136-billion programme to acquire new rolling stock. Irma Venter reports. 

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23rd February 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Among the general public, the Mobile Deployment Wing is one of the least known units of the South African Air Force. Keith Campbell has the story. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th February 2012 The South African National Space Agency, or Sansa, started operations in April last year, and so is approaching the end of its first year. Keith Campbell reports. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th February 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. A joint project between the National Laser Centre of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and local private sector aerospace company Aerosud saw the recent acquisition of a new laser system and the opening of a new... 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd February 2012 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Kumba Iron Ore has donated an iron-ore truck from its Sishen mine in the Northern Cape to a Johannesburg inner city renewal project. Joanne Taylor has the story. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th January 2012 South African freight logistics group Transnet is making strides in re-establishing South Africa as a manufacturing base of locomotives. CEO Brian Molefe and Transnet Rail Engineering CE Richard Vallihu offer some insight into developments. 

A selection of the most popular Real Economy Reports 2011 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th December 2011 It’s the end of a busy working year and as has become tradition, Creamer Media reviews a selection of the most popular Real Economy Reports of 2011. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th December 2011 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. For over 30 years, Ash Resources has turned a waste product of Eskom’s pulverised coal-fired power stations into an environmentally-friendly and sustainable building material. Schalk Burger finds out some alternative uses for... 

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1st December 2011 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. A British team will aim to break the landspeed record on Hakskeen Pan, in the Northern Cape, in 2013, and it is looking for South African companies and schools to become involved in the 1 600 km/h attempt. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th November 2011 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Samsung has launched a new initiative for the African continent, aiming to provide the most desolate areas with solar powered Internet schools. Megan Wait reports. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th November 2011 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. Air Traffic and Navigation Services unveiled its new 3-D air traffic control simulator in October. Henry Lazenby reports. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th November 2011 Air Force Base Bloemspruit, in Bloemfontein, is the heart of the South African Air Force’s helicopter group. Keith Campbell recently visited the base. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd November 2011 Africa Pipe Industries expects its new pipe plant to record turnover of between R300-million and R400-million in its first year of operation. Irma Venter visited the company’s Sasolburg facility.  

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th October 2011 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. The Gauteng Province has launched a new job creation collaborative venture aimed at reaching 100 000 young South Africans. Megan Wait attended the launch. 

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th October 2011 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. South African banking firm First National Bank is establishing a bigger and greener footprint in the City of Tshwane. Megan Wait reports.  

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By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th October 2011 From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report. The energy division of US industrial group General Electric recently opened its expanded technology-manufacturing centre in Midrand. Brindaveni Naidoo reports.  

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