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Investment council backs energy plan

ABB wins $53m Eskom order

International power and automation technology group ABB has won an order worth US$53-million (about R528-million) from South African electricity company Eskom to strengthen its transmission network in the Western Cape.
Dutch card maker enters SA market

Dutch card maker enters SA market

Digital security company Gemalto is to buy NamITech, a leading provider of secure cards and services in the southern African region, from local technology group Altech for an undisclosed sum.

Africa catches investors’ eyes

An international investment company that recently set up office in South Africa is optimistic that Africa will fast become the focus of investors looking for alternatives in the wake of the recent US financial crisis.

Sub-Saharan Africa set for 6.5% growth

Coega refinery licence granted

State oil and gas company PetroSA has been granted a manufacturing licence for its planned US$11-billion (about R101.4-billion), 400 000 barrel-per-day oil refinery at Coega in the Eastern Cape.
Fujitsu Siemens in BEE 'first'

Dimension Data expands into Angola

Johannesburg headquartered Dimension Data has acquired a 51% stake in Angolan IT company Sistemas Redes e Communicaçoes, enabling the multinational IT solutions and services provider to expand its operations in the key Middle East and Africa region.
Cisco to build R215m innovation centre

Cisco to build R215m innovation centre

Multinational ICT company Cisco Systems is to invest R215-million in the Cisco Innovation Hub Technology Centre in Pretoria. The centre will foster skills, intellectual property, entrepreneurship and solution development capabilities in South Africa's ICT sector.
JSE honours its 'stalwart' companies

British American Tobacco heads for JSE

Swiss luxury goods firm Richemont and local investment company Remgro are to dispose of the majority of their holdings in British American Tobacco, which will see the multinational tobacco giant listing on the JSE. With a market capitalisation of around R560-billion, it will be among the three largest companies on South Africa's exchange.
American rail firm expands in SA

American rail firm expands in SA

US-based railroad equipment and services company Wabtec Corporation is expanding its presence in South Africa by establishing two joint ventures to manufacture, supply and service its products in the region.

Bugs are big business

South African company Du Roi IPM is pioneering the commercial supply of predatory insects to control pests in grape and citrus farming, in the process creating the biggest bug-breeding programme in Africa.

Facelift for Company's Garden

Facelift for Company’s Garden

Cape Town has set aside over R1-million to upgrade South Africa's oldest public garden, The Company's Garden, which was laid out by Jan van Riebeeck on behalf of the Dutch East India Company in the 1650s.


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