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Alumni of Australian funded mining course studies in West Africa have met in Accra to share knowledge and understanding of current challenges and opportunities in the region on attracting responsible mining investment and sustainable development. Ghana’s Minister of Lands and Natural Resources was present as a speaker and also Mr Henry Antwi, Head of Mining and Metals at Oman Oil Company, and Dr Kojo Busia Coordinator African Minerals Development Centre. During the minister’s speech, he mentioned that “Investing in West African mining for sustainable regional development.” Mr Andrew Barnes, Australian High Commissioner also mentioned at the forum that, “Australia is pleased to support development of the necessary skills in Ghana through our various scholarship programs and exchanges. Through their studies and experiences in Australia, Australian alumni bring cutting edge knowledge and skills to their jobs in the mining industry to the huge benefit of their countries.” The session focused on areas such as investment promotion, regulatory frameworks and incentives, political risks, social license to operate, local content, and transparency of information.
Eskom generates approximately 95% of the electricity used in South Africa and approximately 45% of the electricity used in Africa. Eskom generates, transmits and distributes electricity to industrial, mining, commercial, agricultural and residential customers and redistributors. Additional power stations and major power lines are being built to meet rising electricity demand in South Africa. Eskom will continue to focus on improving and strengthening its core business of electricity generation, transmission, trading and distribution. For more information, please visit www.eskom.co.za.
Morningstar Announces Findings from Third Global Fund Investor Experience Report; United States Scores the Best and South Africa the Worst
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The Aggreko Shanduka cross-border power project, located at Ressano Garcia in Mozambique has been awarded Africa’s Best Fast Track Power Project in 2012 at the Africa Energy Awards. The award ceremony took place during the gala dinner of the Power and Electricity World Africa conference and exhibition being held from the 8th to 11th of April in Johannesburg.
“The challenge in South Africa is ensuring that we have the technical skills to match the strong drive to invest in renewable energy.”
New York, NY (PR.com)– With a CAGR of 6.8%, global market value for plastics in Industrial application sector is anticipated to be worth US$11.1 billion by 2015. On a global scale, Europe accounts for more than 30% of the market. While U.S. accounts for the largest share of the global market value on a country basis, India and Japan surpasses the U.S. in terms of growth rate anticipated in the near future and leads the world. Among the end-use segments, Plasticizers account for the largest share of the entire market, driving a CAGR of 6.2%, during the analysis period 2011-2016. Lubricants see as the fastest growing end-user with a forecast CAGR of approximately 8.1% by 2016, respectively.
CANBERRA, Australia, March, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Australian expertise is helping Mozambique sustainably manage its mineral resources and ensure that mining revenue supports development.
“Annual Deal Report- Defense” for 2012 provides an insight into inorganic growth strategies of companies in the defense industry and competitor tracking
Portland, OR –(PR.com)– Smartphone, invented at the rise of a new technological era has quickly become a consumer necessity in today’s world. One cannot just define this device as a communication medium, for the reason that it’s a versatile gadget with ability to manage everything including internet browsing, emailing, locating a place with GPS, high definition photography, managing personal and business information, and almost everything a computer is capable of with the help of numerous built in apps and their incredible functionality.
Following the rising worldwide demand for smartphones, Australia too has witnessed greater than ever popularity of smartphones due to its versatile functionality. According to “Australia Smartphone Market Assessment & Future Opportunities 2008-2018,” a recent focused study published by Tech Archival, the smartphone demand in Australia is estimated to grow at a CAGR of nearly 10% over the five year period from 2013 to 2018. The Australian smartphone market grew almost triple fold between 2008 and 2012, reaching annualised smartphone sales volume to more than 10 Million units in 2012.