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2014-04-01 20:20:20

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/crvdfg/south_africa_tyre) has announced the addition of the "South Africa Tyre Market Forecast and Opportunities to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/crvdfg/south_africa_tyre ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) According to South Africa Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities to 2019, the...

2014-03-27 23:26:39

South African institutions will give in-depth information on the challenges and benefits of CSP and mining hybridization at CSP Today South Africa 2014. London - UK (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Many mining operations are located in remote areas with limited or non-existent electricity or gas network access. Therefore energy supplies for these sites rely heavily on fossil fuels that require mobilization over long distances, which is an increasingly costly process. CSP is in the perfect position...

2014-03-26 23:26:53

South Africa-Based Center Houses Continent’s First Private Insectary DELMAS, South Africa (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 DuPont Chair and Chief Executive Officer Ellen Kullman today unveiled a newly expanded research facility at Delmas, South Africa, that will serve as the core of the DuPont Africa regional technology center. The technology center is designed to help advance DuPont’s ongoing efforts to accelerate seed product development for Africa’s farmers and help them better manage key...

2014-03-26 12:27:49

~ Gov. Gen. David Johnston, Mayor Don Iveson, Wab Kinew, Cindy Blackstock and 10 others ~ EDMONTON, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) announced today the names of 14 prominent Canadians who will be inducted as Honorary Witnesses at the Alberta National Event from March 27 to 30 at the Shaw Centre. Honorary Witnesses are public figures who commit themselves to bear witness to the truths of residential school Survivors and to share with...

2014-03-25 23:24:15

March 24, 2014, My Positive Perspective airs episode to honor the life of human rights activist Nelson Mandela. My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined on the episode by returning guest Thomas Wilson. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 On March 24, 2014, My Positive Perspective aired an episode that discussed and remembered the life of Nelson Mandela. My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined on the episode by Thomas Wilson. Wilson has appeared previously...

2014-03-25 12:21:06

8-Day Immersion in the Region's Rich History Includes Stay Overlooking Durban's Famed Golden Mile Beachfront plus Tours, Starting at Just $1,999* (restr. apply) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations) is showcasing South Africa's vibrant and diverse KwaZulu-Natal region, also known as the "Sunshine Coast," with a specially-priced package that starts at just $1,999* (restrictions apply). The "Sunny South Africa"...

2014-03-24 12:29:49

IBM's Big Data analytics to help crack the code of the tuberculosis genome and uncover new diagnosis and treatment approaches DURBAN, South Africa, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On World Tuberculosis Day, IBM (NYSE:IBM) and the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH) have announced plans to research new treatment approaches to fight tuberculosis (TB) in South Africa. IBM's Big Data analytics technologies will be put to work on bacterial genetics and drug...

2014-03-24 12:22:49

OAKVILLE, ON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Yukon Gold Corporation, Inc. (the "Company or Yukon") (OTC Market: YGDC) (LOGO: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140322/TO618LOGO) The Company is pleased to announce it has completed an Agreement with GlobalMin LLC ("GlobalMin"), incorporated in Nevada, USA and GlobalMin Guyana Inc ("GGI") incorporated in Guyana, South America to acquire 100% ownership of GGI and GlobalMin's 77% interest in a Platinum Project controlled by GGI,...

2014-03-19 08:20:14

First African airline operator to announce order for the 737 MAX JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Comair Limited announced an order today for eight 737 MAX 8s, valued at $830 million at list prices. It is the first 737 MAX order announcement for an African operator. The order was booked in December 2013 and was previously unidentified on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website. "We're proud to be the first African operator to...

2014-03-18 12:36:03

LONDON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Computing Electronics - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2011-2018 Global Market Watch: With a CAGR of 10 %, global market value for computing electronics application sector is anticipated to be worth US$436.7 billion by 2018. On a global scale, Asia-Pacific accounts for more than 35% of the market share. While US accounts for the largest share of the global market value on a...


Latest South Africa Reference Libraries

Optimal Energy Joule
2014-06-18 06:24:29

The Joule was produced by Optimal Energy based in Cape Town, South Africa. It was an electric six-seat passenger car first thought of in 2004. It was shown to the public at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. Changes were made and shown again at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. Production of the Joule stopped in April 2012 and Optimal Energy announced it was closing down in June 2012. The Joule was an electric car designed by Keith Helfet, who also designed the Jaguar XJ220 and the Jaguar F-type...

Grootslang
2014-04-22 13:29:14

The Grootslang is a legendary creature said to inhabit a cave in Richtersveld, South Africa, as well as warm freshwater rivers and swamps. The name Grootslang loosely translates to “big snake.” The legend of the Grootslang tells that the creature has been around since the world began. Allegedly the creature was a mistake that the Gods created. Upon realizing what they had done, the Gods split the Grootslang into two creatures. The first elephants and the first snakes. However, one...

African Red Toad, Schismaderma Carens
2013-11-22 13:31:33

The African Red Toad, Schismaderma Carens, known also as the African Split-Skin Toad, is a species of toad belonging to the family Bufonidae. It’s monotypic within the genus Schismaderma. It is located in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and possibly Lesotho. The natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, tropical or subtropical dry shrubland, tropical or subtropical moist...

Crimson Sprite, Pseudagrion massaicum
2013-08-22 12:58:43

The crimson sprite (Pseudagrion massaicum), also known as the Masai sprite or the vermillion sprite, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Africa. Its range includes Angola, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe, among other areas. It prefers to reside near streams and rivers in bushlands and savannahs. The total population number of the crimson sprite is unknown, but it is a locally common species in South Africa. It is thought that...

Corkscrew Clubtail, Paragomphus elpidius
2013-07-16 16:11:32

The corkscrew clubtail (Paragomphus elpidius) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a large range that includes Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe, among other areas. It prefers a habitat in tropical or subtropical moist and arid forests, savannahs, and shrub lands, where it can be seen near freshwater marshes, lakes, and rivers. Its population numbers are thought to be stable, although it is not known if the species holds a...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'