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2014-06-10 08:22:37

South Africa and Nigeria are currently major hot spots CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The industrial water treatment chemicals (WTC) market in Sub-Saharan Africa's power generation sector is gaining significant momentum. This is primarily due to Eskom's biggest capacity expansion program in 20 years, which is likely to raise its water consumption levels in coal-fired power stations to 67,200 million cubic metres per annum (MM3/a) in 2018. The WTC market will benefit...

2014-03-13 23:24:16

Westinghouse Electric Company signed an agreement with Sprinkle vzw to support a South African rural child care center close to the Drakensberg Ukhahlamba National Park. Westinghouse is providing the necessary funding to connect the child care center to the national electricity grid, operated by Eskom, as well as to cover the costs of the monthly power consumption. Cape Town (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company signed an agreement with Sprinkle vzw to support a South...

2014-02-28 23:24:45

The South African economy has been affected by recent power interruptions, highlighting the urgent need for concentrated solar power to improve energy efficiency. London, UK (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Eskom announced a power emergency last week, asking industrial users to reduce consumption by 10% and residential consumers to switch off air conditioners, lights, and non-essential appliances during peak times. Experts highlighted that with the introduction of a large number of renewable...

2011-05-26 14:52:00

EX-IM BANK BOARD APPROVES $805 MILLION FOR KUSILE POWER PLANT IN SOUTH AFRICA, OVER $59 MILLION FOR RWANDAIR EXPRESS WASHINGTON, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) voted today to approve an $805.6 million direct loan to South Africa's state-owned electric power utility, Eskom, Limited. That action, plus today's approval for over $59 million to enable Rwanda's RwandAir Express to buy Boeing aircraft,...

2010-11-11 12:03:00

Third Announcement this Week of Preliminary Financing Decisions for South Africa Companies JOHANNESBURG, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) announced the preliminary commitment to finance the purchase by Comair Limited, a commercial airline based here, of eight Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Comair becomes the third South African company this week that is expected to receive export financing to buy U.S. goods or services with...

2010-06-02 08:47:00

VANCOUVER, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Great Basin Gold Ltd. ("Great Basin" or the "Company") (TSX: GBG; NYSE Amex: GBG; JSE: GBG) announces that it is making good progress in the delivery of its capital projects at its Burnstone Project in South Africa. To date, the metallurgical plant construction project has made rapid progress against an aggressive 15 month delivery time line. The project thus far has seen intensive civil construction activities on-site and a multitude of simultaneous...

2010-04-29 03:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The beleaguered South African high voltage cables and conductors market has received a fillip with power utility Eskom launching a massive infrastructure development drive. The $1.532 billion power plant integration and grid strengthening programmes offer a plethora of opportunities to cable manufacturers, as these plants need to be connected to the main transmission grid infrastructure. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.