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Newmont Recognized by NACD for Excellence in Board Diversity and Innovation

2nd October 2018 Company won Large Cap category for superior articulation of values; diversity and inclusion programs Newmont Mining Corporation (Newmont or the Company) announced today that the Company won the Large Cap category at the National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) inaugural NACD NXT... 

AfDB head calls for agriculture technologies to optimize African farmers' output

By: African News Agency      10th August 2018 African farms should be given access to technologies that will enhance production, with evidence from countries such as Nigeria demonstrating that technology coupled with strong government backing are yielding positive results, African Development Bank (AfDB) president Akinwumi Adesina has said.... 

Embattled EPA chief's calendar shows industry had his ear

By: Reuters     9th April 2018 US Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt held 25-times more meetings with industry representatives than environmental advocates during his first seven months in office, according to a Reuters analysis of his schedule, reflecting the agency's pro-business approach under his... 

Africa’s leading industry trade fair prepares to open its doors

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th March 2018 The countdown has begun: bauma CONEXPO AFRICA opens its doors for the third time in one week. The largest trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction vehicles in Africa continues to attract international participation, highlighted by four... 

America to consider Zimbabwe’s eligibility for Agoa this year

By: Terence Creamer     13th February 2018 The US government will consider Zimbabwe’s eligibility for the trade benefits it extends under the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) during 2018, the State Department’s acting director for economic and regional affairs Harry Sullivan said during a telephonic briefing on Tuesday. Since Agoa... 

Carlyle's $700m Africa fund is eyeing two deals in Egypt

By: Bloomberg     1st June 2017 Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest private equity firms, sees two buying opportunities in Egypt this year after a commodity rout depressed prices in the region. The Washington, DC-based investor’s $700-million Sub-Saharan Africa Fund will spend between $30-million and $100-million on each,... 

US awards grant to SA renewable energy company

By: African News Agency      19th May 2017 The US Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to Pele Green Energy, a South African independent power developer based in Johannesburg. Wednesday’s grant funds a feasibility study to assess the viability of a 75 MW solar photovoltaic power plant in the Free State province of South... 

US launches partnership with African electricity company

By: African News Agency      5th April 2017 The US Department of State, in partnership with the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), officially launched the African Utility Power Sector Exchange (AUPSE) on Tuesday with a summit in Washington, DC, attended by African and US utility CEOs. The summit was opened by acting Special Envoy and... 

Yokogawa Collaborates with Four Companies to Develop IIoT Architecture

3rd February 2017 Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that it will work with Microsoft Corporation, FogHorn Systems, Inc., Bayshore Networks, Inc., and Telit IoT Platforms, LLC to integrate their technology into an industrial IoT (IIoT) architecture for the delivery of new services. With this architecture,... 

What it takes to make a conflict-free smartphone

By: Bloomberg     27th September 2016 On a moonscaped rise in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, thousands of men and women carve a heavy, off-white mineral away from the hillside with pickaxes, then wash it with shovels in man-made streams and haul it down the hill in 110-pound sacks. They are the sort of independent miners that... 

Week-long hearings over Bear Creek’s Santa Ana arbitration claim get under way

By: Henry Lazenby     10th September 2016 Oral representations regarding Bear Creek Mining’s international arbitration claims against the Peruvian government and its 2011 expropriation of the Santa Ana silver project have gotten under way in Washington, DC. The hearings started Wednesday and are expected to continue until September 14 at... 

New programme to empower African youth through internship opportunities

By: Anine Kilian     4th August 2016 Starting next year, African youth will have an opportunity to gain technical and leadership skills through a new Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) internship programme called Africa’s Promise. MCC’s new initiative, announced on Thursday by President Barack Obama at a Young African Leaders... 

Bauma Conexpo Africa 2018

8th July 2016 The dates for the next Bauma Conexpo Africa are confirmed: : The third International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles will be held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre from March 13 to 16, 2018. According to Stefan Otto,... 

Fortinet Launches Worldwide Network Security Academy to Create Global Pipeline of Cybersecurity Talent

29th March 2016 Fortinet the global leader in high-performance cyber security solutions, today introduced the Fortinet Network Security Academy (FNSA). The FNSA is designed to develop and train action-oriented cybersecurity experts to manage new and advanced threats on the horizon.  • The Academy is designed to... 

National Geographic channel and GE have developed an innovative new series: Breakthrough

20th November 2015 Produced by imagine entertainment and asylum entertainment, the series will examine the amazing technological revolutions that will define our futureHollywood Visionaries Angela Bassett, Peter Berg, Paul Giamatti, Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard and Brett Ratner Each Direct an Episode (Johannesburg. –... 

Conference highlights growing industrial demand for silver

By: Henry Lazenby     12th November 2015 Presenters at the Silver Institute’s recent Second Silver Industrial Conference noted a growing demand for silver, as industry has turned to advanced, technological products and systems that require the unique qualities of the white metal. Some of the new uses stemmed from emerging products in... 

Maintaining and developing relationships, not selling equity

By: Keith Campbell     10th July 2015 South African Airways (SAA), the country’s State-owned flag carrier, is not negotiating any sale of shares to anyone else. This was affirmed by SAA Acting CEO Nico Bezuidenhout at a media briefing at the end of last month. “There is no discussion with any airline, [Persian] Gulf or otherwise. And... 

SAA not seeking any equity partners

By: Keith Campbell     1st July 2015 South African Airways (SAA), the country’s State-owned flag carrier, is not negotiating any sale of shares to anyone else. This was affirmed by SAA acting CEO Nico Bezuidenhout at a media briefing on Tuesday. “There is no discussion with any airline, [Persian] Gulf or otherwise. And none that my... 

Formwork and scaffolding move to modular

26th June 2015 Formwork has a direct impact on construction project timelines and cost efficiencies. This is according to Elaine Crewe, CEO of BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA, the premier construction and mining event in Africa that will take place from 15-18 September 2015 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (NASREC). In... 

ICTSI Oregon Leads Congressional Effort to End West Coast Labor Slowdowns

23rd June 2015 The Preventing Labor Union Slowdowns Act of 2015 (PLUS Act) was introduced last Thursday in the United States Senate to help prevent the type of maritime labor slowdowns at the Port of Portland and 28 other West Coast ports that disrupted domestic and international trade and nearly brought the... 

South African Airways Substantially Strengthens its Presence in West Africa

27th May 2015 South African Airways the leading carrier on the African continent, has - in what is a significant achievement for the airline – strengthened its position in West Africa, with the upcoming introduction of a second West African country linking air travel to North America. “Following months of SAA... 

Building Energy to power Global Citizen Earth Day 2015

15th April 2015 Thanks to its partnership with Connect4Climate, the World Bank Group’s climate change communication initiative and global community, Building Energy will use solar energy to power the Washington National Mall for the first time in its history. Building Energy, an Italian independent power... 

Zambia’s double-edged mining taxation sword

15th April 2015 Zambia, one of the major players in mining in the Southern African Development Community, faced a shake-up in views surrounding the implications of a rise in underground mining royalties. As of 1 January 2015, legislation stipulated a rise in underground mining royalties from six to eight per... 

POWER OF PATIENCE

27th March 2015 US Federal Reserve chairperson Janet Yellen, explaining at a news conference following a Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, DC, last week, the decision of to drop an assurance that it will be “patient” in raising interest rates. 

CSIR’s biotechnology spin-out company wins prestigious new product award at an international science exhibition

26th February 2015 ReSyn Biosciences, a biotechnology spin-out company from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, has won a prestigious new product award at the Society for Lab Automation and Screening conference for its range of innovative MagReSyn® products, which help scientists find disease... 

BEHIND THE CURVE

24th October 2014 World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim, said earlier this month that the global response to the Ebola crisis was “way behind the curve”. Pictured here at news conference during the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group annual meetings in Washington, DC, Kim, who is trained as a... 

Bauma Conexpo Africa to move to a three-year cycle after 2015

28th August 2014 Market-oriented cycle for Africa Bauma Conexpo Africa's organizers respond to industry's wish Africa's largest trade fair for the construction machinery and mining industry celebrated its premiere in 2013. The next Bauma Conexpo Africa takes place at the Johannesburg Expo Centre from September... 

AccTech Systems reaps more global awards

25th July 2014 Microsoft has honoured the highest-performing Microsoft Dynamics partners for demonstrating exceptional levels of growth while delivering innovative solutions that have helped their customers drive their businesses forward. This was done during the recognition ceremony at the Microsoft Worldwide... 

Obama govt’s toughest action yet orders 30% cut in carbon emissions 

By: Henry Lazenby     2nd June 2014 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday introduced its toughest action yet to cut down on carbon emissions, ordering a 30% reduction from 2005 levels by 2030 in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from power plants, not auguring well for struggling thermal coal producers, which had... 

46 South Africans selected for inaugural YALI Washington Fellowship  

15th April 2014 The US Embassy announced on Tuesday that 46 South Africans had been invited to participate in the first Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Washington Fellowship.  US Ambassador to South Africa Patrick Gaspard congratulated the group of leaders who would represent their country in the... 

Canadian resource firm, CEO launches arbitration against Kazakhstan

By: Henry Lazenby     16th December 2013 Canadian natural resource developer World Wide Minerals (WWM) on Monday reported that it, together with its Canadian president and CEO Paul Carroll, had launched arbitration proceedings against the Republic of Kazakhstan under the 1989 agreement between the Canadian government and the Union of... 

SA to gauge Agoa-extension temperature during Obama visit

By: Terence Creamer     26th June 2013 South Africa plans to use the upcoming visit of US President Barack Obama to reinforce its position that the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) should be extended for a sustained period beyond its September 30, 2015, expiry date and that South Africa should remain a beneficiary, despite its... 

CALL TO ACTION

1st February 2013 US President Barack Obama speaking during his second inauguration in Washington, DC, on Monday, January 21, 2013. A paragraph in his speech should arguably be required reading for South Africa’s political actors. It reads: “We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for... 

Uranium Energy appoints former US energy secretary

By: Henry Lazenby     12th December 2012 New York-listed Uranium Energy (UEC) has appointed former US energy secretary Spencer Abraham as chairperson of the company’s advisory board. Abraham served as a US Senator from Michigan from 1995 to 2001 and served as secretary of energy from 2001 to 2005. Since 2005, Abraham has been the... 

Company Announcement: TIME “Most Influential Person” Dambisa Moyo to address 2013 Mining Indaba

12th December 2012 Dr. Dambisa Moyo, the acclaimed author of New York Times bestsellers “Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working” and “How there is a Better Way for Africa,” has been confirmed as one of the speakers at the 19th edition of the Investing in African Mining Indaba on 4-7 February 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa 

Company Announcement: Northeast Regional Manager Hired by Northshore Manufacturing

21st September 2012 Northshore Manufacturing, makers of BuiltriteTM branded, stationary electric material handlers, truck mounted material handlers and attachments for the scrap, waste, mining, railroad, pipeline, foundation drilling and general construction markets, announces the hiring of Marc Lee to its sales... 

WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS

27th April 2012 Former US General Services Administration (GSA) administrator Martha Johnson at a hearing in Washington, DC, earlier this month. Johnson resigned on April 2 following an inspector general’s report into a Las Vegas conference hosted by the GSA for its employees during 2010. The five-day event cost... 

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