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2010-07-05 10:10:00

JOHANNESBURG, July 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited ("Gold Fields") (NYSE, JSE, DIFX: GFI) will publish its Q4 F2010 results on the company's website http://www.goldfields.co.za at 08:00 am SA time on Thursday, 5 August 2010. LIVE RESULTS PRESENTATION AND SIMULTANEOUS AUDIO AND VIDEO WEBCAST Management will host a results presentation at the time and venue listed below: Date: Thursday, 5 August 2010 Time: 09:45 for 10:00 Venue: Summer Place...

2010-06-29 05:54:00

JOHANNESBURG, June 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) has announced that attributable Group production for Q4 F2010 is expected to be about 895koz, which is at the upper end of the guidance provided on 7 May, 2010. Total cash cost and notional cash expenditure (NCE) for Q4 F2010 are also expected to be within the guidance provided. All four regions performed well with overall attributable Group production...

2010-06-28 02:00:00

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 28 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, which holds the brand "Yingli Solar," today announced that it will provide its expertise in solar energy to power "20 Centres for 2010", the official campaign of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa(TM). This...

2010-06-25 19:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's more than one soccer team winning for the US in Johannesburg this week. A San Francisco youth soccer team is competing in a World Cup for schools from around the world. Ten boys and girls from the 5th and 6th grades at the French-American International School are representing the US on and off the soccer pitch. And they're on a winning streak. During the qualification stage, the San Francisco-USA team has won against Denmark,...

2010-06-22 10:46:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways Vacations has announced the dates for its once-a-year, popular "Planes, Trains & Safarimobiles" air-inclusive vacation package, which takes travelers on a classically luxurious tour of the best in South African safari and Cape Town. This fabulous annual package is scheduled for September 14-24, 2010 and SAA Vacations has been able to keep the per person price at last year's level of just $3,324*. This special...

2010-06-15 10:55:00

DUBAI, UAE, June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The FIFA World Cup is stretching South Africa's ability to provide water and wastewater services to the thousands of people who have been temporarily added to its population in addition to the normal city dwellers. While football fever has gripped the country, it has taken months of readiness build-up for municipality officials. http://www.virtualpressoffice.com/eventsSubmenu.do?showId=957&fromShow Page=T (Due to the length of this...

2010-06-10 05:00:00

JOHANNESBURG, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Lemnis Lighting(TM), through its South African subsidiary Lemnis Lighting Africa, has been selected by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) in liaison with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Department of Energy, Department of Tourism, Central Energy Fund, Eskom and the Local Organizing Committee, to be a key contributor in helping to offset the carbon emissions generated as a result of the FIFA 2010 World Cup. The DEA's...

2010-06-10 02:00:00

JOHANNESBURG, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine the thrill of standing beside a football star, feeling the roar of the crowds in front of millions of fans - all before turning the age of eleven. From June 11 through July 11, the McDonald's Player Escort program will give 1,408 children, ages six to 10 from 47 countries, the chance to walk hand-in-hand onto the pitch with their football heroes at the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa(TM). It is just one way McDonald's supports children's...

2010-05-31 02:07:00

JOHANNESBURG, May 31, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) Johannesburg today announces that Alan Wright will retire as chairperson and director of Gold Fields with effect from the next Annual General Meeting on 2 November 2010. Mr Wright will be replaced as chairperson by prominent businesswomen and political and social activist, Dr Mamphela Ramphele. Dr Ramphele will join the board as non-executive director and deputy...

2010-04-19 09:44:00

JOHANNESBURG, April 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced that it is investing R26m in an effort to address skills shortages in the South African mining industry. The three-year sponsorship deal comprises investments in the mining engineering faculties at the University of Witwatersrand and the University of Johannesburg. The official handover ceremony held at Wits University earlier today was attended by the...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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