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Aggreko 28 MW HFO plant comes online in Madagascar

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     12th January 2018 Electricity solutions provider Aggreko has started to supply stable power in Madagascar, using 28 MW of its heavy fuel oil- (HFO-) generated energy from its Noor 2 turbine, running alongside its joint venture partner Jovena’s Noor 1 turbines. This forms part of an extension to a 50 MW agreement... 

Sherritt’s Ambatovy arm unable to send, receive shipments under new levy regime

By: Henry Lazenby     18th February 2016 Shipments of diversified miner Sherritt International’s Ambatovy subsidiary has ground to a halt at a port in Madagascar, after the subsidiary became subject to new duties earlier this month, impacting almost all imports and exports. News agency Reuters reported Thursday that under the new $100... 

Coloured gemstones coming into their own after being outshone by diamonds for decades 

By: Ilan Solomons     13th February 2015 Until the 1940s, coloured gemstones and diamonds shared a stake of about 50:50 in the global jewellery market, and from that time diamond miner De Beers undertook an aggressive marketing campaign that resulted in the value and popularity of diamonds significantly outstripping those of other gems... 


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