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2014-06-10 08:22:37

South Africa and Nigeria are currently major hot spots CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The industrial water treatment chemicals (WTC) market in Sub-Saharan Africa's power generation sector is gaining significant momentum. This is primarily due to Eskom's biggest capacity expansion program in 20 years, which is likely to raise its water consumption levels in coal-fired power stations to 67,200 million cubic metres per annum (MM3/a) in 2018. The WTC market will benefit...

2014-06-09 12:26:03

Former World Cup Host Reveals BIG Five Takeaways NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four years after hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup, South Africa endures sustained success as a leading sporting and travel motherland. The country's reputation as a world-class destination has been further enriched since hosting one of the most prosperous World Cup events in history. Since accommodating this global occurrence, South Africa continues to celebrate its lasting legacy on the...

2014-06-05 16:25:48

International Mandela Day celebrated in a performance of original music, drumming and the spoken word streamed live around the world NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Mandela Day 2014 will reverberate globally this year in a new musical production, Footsteps of Mandela, capping a day of commemoration marking the first birthday since the passing on December 5, 2013 of South Africa's first democratically elected president, Nelson Mandela. Jazzical® pianist and...

2014-06-02 08:23:38

Projects Add 33 Megawatts to the Grid, Part of Government's IPP Procurement Program JOHANNESBURG and SAN JOSE, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a global solar technology and energy services company, and AE-AMD Renewable Energy, a joint venture between the Spanish AMDA energía and the South African Alt-E Technologies, as well as its partners have completed two South African ground-mounted solar projects and are now feeding 33 megawatts (MW) into...

2014-05-30 04:22:18

PRETORIA, South Africa, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTP Radioisotopes SOC Ltd, a subsidiary of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa), produces a quarter of the world's medical radioisotopes used to allow for about 40 million medical diagnostic images every year, making it the third largest producer and supplier globally. This proud South African corporate citizen is situated at the sophisticated Necsa nuclear facility site, west of Pretoria and routinely...

2014-05-28 12:24:11

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Transmission Towers for Electric Power, 2014 Update - Global Market Size, Average Pricing, Equipment Market Share to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/electricity/transmission_towers_electric_power_2014_update_global_market_size_average_pricing_equipment_market_share_2020.html Transmission Towers for Electric Power, 2014 Update - Global Market Size, Average Pricing, Equipment...

2014-05-23 16:23:53

150 demos and new provider, pharma, employer & investor forums SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric Topol and Patrick Soon-Shiong will headline the 8th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference 2014 Sept. 21-24 in Santa Clara, CA. Every year Health 2.0 hosts over 2,000 entrepreneurs, health industry leaders, physicians, patients to showcase the very latest in health technology. Keynote speakers Dr. Eric Topol, Chief Academic Officer of Scripps Health and Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong,...

2014-05-22 23:11:38

The deserts of Arizona and Rajasthan may be over 8,000Km apart but they are linked by the deployment of CSP Fresnel technology. London - UK (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The common denominator is AREVA Solar, the technology supplier for a 5MW CSP booster installation on Tucson Electric Powers’s H. Wilson Sundt Generating Station and to Reliance Power’s new Indian plants. AREVA Solar purchased California based Fresnel company Ausra in February 2010. Up to now Fresnel’s track record has been...

2014-05-20 12:33:53

RESTON, Va. and PRETORIA, South Africa, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- inPractice® Resources today announced that it has partnered with the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society (SAHIVCS) to bring its revolutionary inPractice® Africa point-of-care reference and educational resource to more than 3,000 SAHIVCS members throughout South Africa. SAHIVCS is a membership organization of HIV healthcare clinicians. The society's mission is to promote evidence-based, quality HIV...

2014-05-19 12:30:20

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:World Consumer Water Treatment Systems Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/water/world_consumer_water_treatment_systems_market.htmlWorld demand to rise at double-digit annual rateGlobal demand for consumer water treatment systems is projected to increase at an annual double-digit pace to over $14 billion in 2017. Ongoing economic improvement in several key geographic markets...


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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