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13/04/2012 (On-The-Air)

By: Martin Creamer Durban’s new ‘dig-out’ port will test Transnet’s new private-sector participation scheme; South Africa’s inadequate commodity railway network is in line for a R100-billion boost; and South Africa is losing engineers to other countries because of the lack of project work in this country. 

19/03/2010 (On-The-Air)

By: Martin Creamer South Africans, Americans and Norwegians are going all out to explore for shale gas in the Karoo, as a sudden ‘shale gale' sweeps the world; a powerful new black-owned coal-mining company is about to list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange; South Africa's newly built King Shaka International... 

On-The-Air (24/04/2009)

In today's broadcast: a new South African airport begins to take shape; Pamodzi Gold liquidators go for job preservation rather than job destruction; and a South African policy on data democracy. 

On-The-Air (27/06/2008)

By: Martin Creamer In this broadcast: KwaZulu-Natal’s brand new international airport and global trade gateway is on schedule for completion ahead of South Africa’s 2010 soccer World Cup; South African company Omnia has chosen Zambia as the beneficiary of its multimillion rand investment in biofuels research;... 

Aveng confident of victory, albeit delayed, in Aquarius dispute

By: Matthew Hill Construction, engineering and steel group Aveng has said, in its most confident statement on the dispute yet, that platinum-miner Aquarius Platinum South Africa would eventually have to pay out for cancelling a mining contract at its Marikana mine, but that this would likely only occur in three... 

On-The-Air (15/10/2004)

By: System Author Every Friday morning, SAfm's AMLive's radio anchor John Perlman speaks to Martin Creamer, publishing editor of Engineering News and Mining Weekly. Reported here is this Friday's At the Coalface transcript: Perlman: Transport stuff happening in Kwazulu Natal, a master plan, I... 


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