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LME reaches settlement on US aluminium class-action cases

By: Reuters Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing (HKEx) has settled two class-action lawsuits against itself and the London Metal Exchange (LME) over allegations of anti-competitive and monopolistic behaviour. No money was paid by either side in arriving at the settlement, the HKEx-owned LME said in a statement. 

New research lab to become operational in April

By: Pimani Baloyi Information technology services company IBM’s new IBM Research – Africa lab, in Johannesburg, will start operating next month, IBM Industry global industrial products GM Dirk Claessens tells Mining Weekly. The company last month announced its plan to establish this laboratory to expand its... 

Fluid-handling solutions

An assortment of valves, compression fittings, thermoplastic welding equipment and industrial products will be displayed by Astore Africa at Electra Mining Africa 2012. The company is a leading supplier in Southern Africa of plastic welding equipment and a comprehensive range of thermoplastic... 

Czech companies seek SA partners at Electra

By: Janice Healing A group of companies from the Czech Republic will be taking part in this year’s Electra Mining Africa event in order to seek out partnerships in South Africa. Ivana Klímová, head of the economic and commercial section at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in South Africa, tells Mining Weekly that... 


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