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2010-06-29 07:41:15

A study led by Gabor Somorjai and Miquel Salmeron of Berkeley Lab’s Materials Sciences Division showed that under high pressure, comparable to the pressures at which many industrial technologies operate, nanoparticle clusters of platinum potentially can out-perform the single crystals of platinum now used in fuel cells and catalytic converters.

2010-03-18 10:21:00

JOHANNESBURG, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Gregory Arthur (Greg) Lewin as a non-executive director of the Company with immediate effect. Between 2003 and 2009, Mr Lewin held the position of President, Shell Global Solutions and served as an Executive Vice President on Shell's Downstream Leadership team with activities in more than 100 countries.

2010-02-24 10:34:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI): CMAI's Chemical Company Analysis (CCA) on Sasol, the fifth company report of the 2009 Edition, is now available.

2010-02-15 09:43:00

AMSTERDAM, February 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS, the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, announced today that it will take the role of Principle Consultant for a sustainable jet fuel plant to be developed by Solena Group in partnership with British Airways - the first of its kind in Europe. ARCADIS will advise on and manage the delivery of the project, from managing the site selection for the self-contained plant to ensuring that...

2009-12-03 07:13:00

JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 1. Introduction Sasol's (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) financial results for the year ended 30 June 2009 were characterised by the dramatic decline and volatility in oil and commodity prices.

2009-11-24 05:00:00

PRETORIA, South Africa, November 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sasol and Gassnova SF, the Norwegian state-owned enterprise responsible for managing governmental interests related to Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Union Buildings in Pretoria that will enable Sasol to explore the possibility of becoming a participant in the European CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) currently under construction in Norway. The signing of the MoU by Sasol...

2009-11-20 07:13:00

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sasol (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) released its annual Sustainable Development Report ("The report") today, Friday, 20 November 2009.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.