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2011-06-29 09:18:00

JOHANNESBURG, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sappi Limited(Registration number 1936/008963/06)(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)Share code: SAP; ISIN: ZAE000006284; NYSE code: SPP("Sappi" or the "Company") (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090826/NE66332LOGO ) In terms of paragraph 3.63 of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, we hereby provide the following information regarding dealings in securities of Sappi (NYSE: SPP) by directors of the Company's major...

2011-06-28 09:00:00

JOHANNESBURG, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Anooraq Resources Corporation ("Anooraq") (TSXV: ARQ); (NYSE Amex: ANO); (JSE: ARQ) advises that shareholders of Anooraq ("Shareholders") should refer to the cautionary announcement dated May 13, 2011 relating to the discussions between Anooraq and Anglo Platinum Limited (the "Parties") surrounding a potential transaction between them. As stated in that announcement, the nature of these discussions surrounds the completion of a strategic...

2011-06-10 07:28:00

JOHANNESBURG, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Shareholders of Sasol (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) are referred to the SENS announcement released on 8 March 2011 regarding the acquisition by Sasol of a 50% interest in the high quality Cypress A Assets from Talisman Energy Inc. for a total purchase consideration of CAD$1 050 million (ZAR7 413 million at the closing CAD/ZAR exchange rate of 7,06 on 7 March 2011)(the "Transaction"). The Transaction was subject to various suspensive conditions referred...

2011-06-09 10:00:00

NEW YORK, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One year after hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup, South Africa continues to celebrate the lasting legacy of one of the most successful World Cup events in history. This television triumph captivated global audiences and attracted thousands of visitors worldwide, propelling South Africa as a leading sporting country and a highly attractive travel destination. South Africa has since garnered countless travel awards and set tourism records, helping to...

2011-06-07 14:25:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, has announced "South Africa on Sale" fares on its flights from New York JFK or Washington, D.C. (Dulles) to Johannesburg or Cape Town, with fares starting at just $1,080* (plus taxes and fees) for departures from Sept. 13-Dec. 10, 2011. The fares, which include the fuel surcharge, are available for purchase now through June 21st by calling 1-800-722-9675 or visiting...

2011-06-06 06:19:00

For the Management Discussion & Analysis and Financial Statements please refer to the Company's website at www.firsturanium.com. TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (TSX:FIU), (JSE:FUM) (ISIN:CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or "the Company") today announced total gold sales for its financial year ended March 31, 2011 ("FY 2011") of 142,630 ounces of gold, which is a significant increase over the 91,657 ounces sold at the end of March...

2011-05-23 12:58:00

JOHANNESBURG, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sappi Southern Africa today announced that it had initiated a consultation process with staff and relevant Union representatives to cease operations at Adamas Mill in Port Elizabeth in response to difficult market conditions and sustained input costs increases. This supports Sappi Southern Africa's strategy to improve the competitiveness of its fine paper business by aligning its production capacity to market demand. Removal of production capacity...

2011-05-16 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, May 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Great Basin Gold Ltd. ("Great Basin" or the "Company"), (TSX: GBG) (NYSE Amex: GBG) (JSE: GBG) today announced the appointment to the Board of three new Directors to its Board and one new director to the Board of its subsidiary, all effective May 5, 2011. ANU DHIR holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto, Canada, and a law degree (Juris Doctor) from Quinnipiac University, Connecticut, USA. She was called to the...

2011-05-13 10:50:00

JOHANNESBURG, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090826/NE66332LOGO ) Sappi Limited (Registration number 1936/008963/06) (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) Share code: SAP; ISIN: ZAE000006284; NYSE code: SPP ("Sappi" or the "Company") Dealing in securities by directors of listed companies In terms of paragraph 3.63 of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, we hereby provide the following information regarding dealing in securities...

2011-05-09 00:00:28

MaxID Pty Ltd, a wholly owned company of MaxID Corp, a leading provider of mobile identity solutions, is pleased to announce that it has won a 1000-unit sale of its iDL500 units in South Africa. Johannesburg, South Africa and Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 "MaxID, with its distribution partner, Pinnacle Technology Holdings Ltd Group, is capable of delivering a unique solution to the South Africa market. Our iDL500, which is an incredibly proven device deployed in over a dozen countries,...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.