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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,...

2011-05-02 10:26:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, officially launched its new non-stop round-trip service between New York and South Africa on May 1st. The north-bound, non-stop flight from Johannesburg to New York complements the already popular morning non-stop New York-Johannesburg service that provides quick and convenient connections to more than 40 destinations throughout the African continent. Previously, the return...

2011-04-12 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Basin Gold Ltd. (Great Basin Gold or the Company) (GBG: TSX; GBG: NYSE Amex; GBG: JSE) will hold its Q1 2011 results conference call and webcast on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 6:00am PDT/ 09:00am EDT/ 2:00pm BST/ 3:00pm SAST. The Management Discussion and Analysis and interim Financial Statements for the period ending March 31, 2011 will be available on the Company's website (www.grtbasin.com) after TSX market close on Monday May 16, 2011....

2011-04-08 01:53:00

JOHANNESBURG, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced that attributable Group production for the March quarter (Q1 2011) is expected to be approximately 830,000oz, which is 5% higher than for the corresponding quarter a year ago (793,000oz). As expected production is lower than that achieved in the previous quarter (900,000 ounces), almost entirely due to the customary Christmas break in South Africa, when...

2011-04-07 11:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, announced the celebration of its upcoming non-stop return service between Johannesburg and New York with the "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now" fare sale. One low fare of $1,329* round trip (taxes and fees not included) can give you the freedom to travel between New York and Johannesburg, Cape Town, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Entebbe or Mauritius. SAA's morning non-stop flights from New...

2011-03-31 07:18:00

JOHANNESBURG, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today released its Annual Report for the six months period ended 31 December 2010 to shareholders and other interested parties. The report incorporates all aspects of the Group's business, including reviews of the South African, West African, Australasian, South American operations, the Group's exploration and development projects, as well as detailed financial,...

2011-03-08 10:29:00

JOHANNESBURG, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sasol (JSE: SOL; NYSE: SSL) announces that it has entered into hedging transactions (zero cost collars) for 4,56 million barrels of oil (equivalent to circa 30% of its planned South African synfuels and West African crude oil production for the final quarter of the 2011 financial year). The zero cost collars expire on 15 June 2011. The hedge will provide downside protection should monthly average dated Brent crude oil prices decrease below US$85...

2011-03-06 23:13:00

JOHANNESBURG, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by innovation, Sasol is an international integrated energy and chemicals company that creates value through its proven alternative fuel technology and talented people to provide sustainable energy solutions to the world Headline earnings per share increased by 22% to R12,97 Group cash fixed costs down in real terms Interim dividend increased by 11% to R3,10 per share Cash generated by operations increased by 65% to R15,1 billion First...

2011-03-01 09:14:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA) and New York's hometown airline, JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), have announced an expansion of their interline partnership, with South African Airways now offering code share services on JetBlue flights effective March 3rd. The code share service will be available with SAA flight numbers on JetBlue flights to 20 cities served by the airline in the U.S., connecting through either New York's John F. Kennedy...

2011-02-20 21:53:28

New evidence bolsters the notion that deep saline groundwaters in South Africa's Witwatersrand Basin may have remained isolated for many thousands, perhaps even millions, of years. The study, recently accepted for publication in Chemical Geology, found the noble gas neon dissolved in water in three-kilometre deep crevices. The unusual neon profile, along with the high salinities and some other unique chemical signatures, is very different from anything seen in molten fluid and gases rising...


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