R/€ = 18.0596 Change: 0.0333
R/$ = 17.1663 Change: 0.0142
Au 1786.17 $/oz Change: 0.29
Pt 1005.50 $/oz Change: -0.99

Taryn Leicher

Growth surge for electrical motor repair specialist

30th May 2003 Specialist in motor repairs and maintenance Marthinusen & Coutts (M&C) has experienced a surge in market growth within the group, and has established itself as a market leader in the local high-voltage and low-voltage environment, reports newly-appointed MD Gavin Garland. 

Skills development support project launched

18th April 2003 In this the sixtieth year of the steel and engineering industries federation of South Africa (Seifsa), its focus is on skills development initiatives for small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs). 

MMD Mineral Sizing expands its technology on offer

28th March 2003 Established in the UK in 1978 by Alan Potts, the designer and patentee of the minerals-size-reduction technology, MMD Mineral Sizing has evolved into a worldwideorganisation with offices in 12 countries. 

38 Profibus installers have been accredited

21st March 2003 In a major infusion of skills into transmission, communication, appli-cation and systems integration in South African industry, 38 practitioners were certified as accredited Profibus installers in a ceremony held in Johannesburg in early March this year. 

Minister praises 'enviable' record

24th January 2003 The controlling shareholder of Messina Platinum, SouthernEra, has established an enviable record for mine development in South Africa, states Deputy Minister of Minerals and Energy Susan Shabangu. 

Dramatic surge of interest in revived platinum play

24th January 2003 The dramatic progress made in the last 12 months by the Canadian-listed South African-operated diamond-platinum company SouthernEra Resources is reflected in the number of high profile analysts who are now researching its every move. 

Messina’s steeply-dipping reef proves to be a double bonus

24th January 2003 The steeply-dipping reef at Messina Platinum is a double bonus for SouthernEra in that it offers two important advantages, Mining Weekly can today report. 

Mobile telecoms newcomer ramps up capex

6th December 2002 Of the proposed R2,5-billion that the latest entrant to South Africa’s mobile telecommunications market, Cell C, had allocated to new network infrastructure, the bulk will be spent between 2002 and 2004, reports Cell C head of strategy Jonathon Newman. 

Exhibition grandstands top performance of the Automotive Industry Development Centre

29th November 2002 Southern Hemisphere’s largest automotive exhibition last month provided an invaluable grandstand for the high-achieving Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC). 

Yearly cluster conferences now likely after successful first effort

29th November 2002 The first-ever formal South African Automotive Cluster Conference has been such as resounding success that a call is being heeded to make it an annual event. 

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