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Fluor’s Newly Appointed General Manager, Etienne Bredell, Aims for Strategic Growth in South Africa.

Etienne Bredell, recently appointed General Manager of Fluor’s South Africa office, brings more than 30 years of industry knowledge to his role. Having joined Fluor in 2008, Bredell is experienced in leading projects, managing global multi-disciplinary engineering teams, and driving business development across the African region. “I look forward to …

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Seriously safe boots for the mining industry

With Africa holding 30 percent of the world’s mineral reserves, the industry is poised for further investment as operations scale across the continent, notably in Southern and central Africa. Bata Industrials South Africa, a South African-based safety shoe manufacturer, believes in the need to begin with the basics of a …

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New senior regional appointment to Nissan Africa leadership-Updated

Jordi Vila, currently Nissan Divisional Vice President Marketing and Sales Europe is appointed as President Nissan Africa, as DVP. Joni Paiva, currently Nissan Africa President & India Sales & Marketing DVP will return to the Renault group. Vila is a 30-year Nissan veteran with extensive experience sales and marketing in …

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Eastport Ventures Inc. Welcomes Robin Birchall as New CEO

A forward-thinking Canadian Mining House specialising in Copper, Uranium, REEs, Nickel, and Diamonds in Botswana, Eastport-Ventures Inc has announced the appointment of Robin Birchall as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Over the past seven years, Eastport strategically acquired six mineral projects, benefiting from a total exploration and development expenditure exceeding …

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Lucara Unearths Lucrative Diamonds from Botswana Mine

Lucara Diamond Corp. (TSX: LUC) has unearthed a trove of valuable diamonds from its Karowe Mine in Botswana, a significant development for the company and the diamond industry. The recovered stones include a remarkable 320-carat gem-quality, light brown diamond, alongside an impressive 111-carat Type IIa white diamond and two additional …

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SRK promote Amstrong, O’Brien

SRK Consulting has appointed partner and principal geologist (geotechnical) Robert Armstrong as a director in its South African Consulting Practice. Armstrong has been with the company since 2001, when he joined as a student geologist. He has been involved in geotechnical projects throughout Africa, as well as in countries includingArgentina, …

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Wacker Neuson rollers fulfill customer’s soil, asphalt compaction

From the renowned RD series to the RTx trench roller and large RC soil compactor range, Wacker Neuson’s range of high-quality rollers typify the company’s brand promise – all it takes! Available to several markets within Sub-Sahara Africa, these rugged, versatile rollers incorporate an ergonomic design, innovative features, and cutting-edge …

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Shared value, ESG integration can elevate Africa

As new business trends emerge, the 2024 Africa Shared Value and ESG Summit is set to transform the African business landscape. Organisers said the summit is a partnership between the Africa Shared Value Leadership Summit and the ESG Africa Conference. Scheduled for 24 to 25 October in Nairobi, Kenya, the …

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SKF unleashes raid to stamp out counterfeit bearings

Authorities, with collaborative support from SKF, recently conducted a large, highly effective raid action on a very well-known bearing seller of SKF bearings in Cape Town. The bearing seller, who has been on SKF’s radar for quite some time, has been selling counterfeit SKF bearings to numerous customers in the …

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DRC’s prime minister to attend Mining Indaba 2024

As one of the world’s largest producers of green metals, it is expected that Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde will be attending Mining Indaba 2024 to highlight key investment opportunities in the country’s mining sector at Mining Indaba The organisers said the attendees …

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