Daily Archives: July 4, 2013

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Mozambique

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TSUMEB COPPER SMELTER IN NAMIBIA CONTRACTS KWIKSPACE TO PROVIDE ACCOMMODATION FOR NEW ACID PLANT

The Canadian Mining outfit of Dundee Precious Metals (DPM) has started work on a N$2.3 billion acid plant, which the mine says will eliminate the sulphur dioxide emissions in Tsumeb and at the same time create a viable by-product, sulphuric acid, that could be sold to other mines operating in Namibia. read more

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Mystery extra-galactic radio bursts could solve cosmic puzzle

Ultrashort radio bursts from outside the Milky Way may help locate missing baryons. read more

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Satellite Broadband Aims to Revolutionize African Development

A new satellite system was launched into orbit last week that aims to bring high-speed Internet to remote communities across the globe. Its backers say it could have a big impact in rural parts of Africa by speeding up economic and social development. Others argue the huge amounts of money, however, should be spent on more basic needs. read more

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Scientists Develop New Ways to Track Greenhouse Gases

For decades, scientists have been able to measure air quality and look at its impact on human health. Now, scientists are testing new ways of measuring those climate-changing greenhouse gases in the air in Los Angeles, which is one of the places that is participating in a new effort called the Megacities Carbon Project. read more

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Computer Mouse Inventor Dies

U.S. technology visionary Douglas Engelbart, who revolutionized computing with the invention of the mouse, has died at the age of 88. read more

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Illinois Biomass Recycling Center Aims to be First of its Kind

A small town in the midwestern state of Illinois is home to a recycling initiative its creators hope will revolutionize biomass waste conversion.  Chip Energy might not have been the first company converting one man’s junk into another man’s treasure, but it believes it’s the first to build a recycling facility completely from recycled materials. read more

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New in Brief: Distant radio-wave pulses spotted

Signals could help astronomers understand universe’s mass

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Clive Barker joins Aces

FORMER Bafana Bafana coach Clive “The Dog” Barker is back in the Premier Soccer League.

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Cavendish livid after bad day

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