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SA tooling and Manufacturing tackle revival challenge

South Africa’s tooling and manufacturing sectors are aggressively tackling skills challenges, and modernising and growing their operations, with a view to taking on global manufacturing giants. read more

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Multi-faceted consumer car market bucks economic trend, says Standard Bank South Africa

The South African new car market is bucking the economic trend with sales increasing by 4.1% to 163 092 units during the first three months of 2013 when compared to the same period last year. This is despite tough economic conditions, with the South African Reserve Bank expecting GDP to grow by only 2.7% during 2013. read more

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U.S. Ranks First In ‘KPMG Green Tax Index,’ Tops Countries Using Tax Code To Shape Sustainable Corporate Activity

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POPSCI NEWS

5 Ways Drones Could Help In A Disaster Like The Boston Marathon Bombing Plus three robots that are already saving lives.

Yesterday, the President of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Michael Toscano told U.S. News: “Whether it is in response to a natural disaster or a tragedy like we saw in Boston, [unmanned aerial systems] can be quickly deployed to provide first responders with critical situational awareness in areas too dangerous or difficult for manned aircraft to reach.” read more

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Sustainable Energy for All: Sector Results Profile

Born in the USA OR Coming to America

Harris Poll Finds Buying American Still Valued in Increasingly Global Marketplace read more

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Russian Railways Logistics Starts Vehicle Delivery from China to Russia

JSC Russian Railways Logistics was founded in 2010 for the purpose of development of logistics business within “Russian Railways” Holding. In cooperation with Russian Railways subsidiaries and leading global transportation companies RZD logistics offers high-quality delivery solutions for its customers all over the world. read more

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A “Tasteless” Idea That Could Change the Way You Take Medicine

A revolutionary new product that shields the tongue from harsh flavors is on its way courtesy of crowd-funding. read more

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ANOTHER CAPITAL FLIGHT IN THE GAMBIA

Following months of report that Prime Bank Gambia will be sold, the Central of The Gambia (CBG) has come up with reports that the bank has not met its minimum capital requirement for 2012; and therefore is required to go on “voluntary liquidation”.
“The Central Bank of the Gambia is pleased to inform the general public that 12 out of the 13 commercial banks operating in The Gambia met the minimum capital requirement of D200 Million,” a release from CBG reads. read more

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Phoenix water treatment goes solar

Russian Railways Logistics Train with CIM/SMGS Consignment Note Arrives in Germany.

Duisburg, Germany, 16 November 2012– The first Russian Railways Logistics train with the CIM/SMGS consignment note arrived in Germany. This pilot container train was formed under the auspices of the Organization for Cooperation of Railways, Belarusian Railways (Bch), Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), PKP Cargo Poland, Russian Railways, the Ministry of Railways of China and DB Schenker Rail Germany. read more

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Lubricant Demand Growth Stalls in Mature Markets, Strong Growth on the Horizon for New Emerging Markets, Sees Kline

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov., 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Despite the challenges of a precarious economic environment, the 2011 global lubricant market grew a resilient 2%, with global lubricant demand estimated at 38.6 million tonnes. This growth was largely fuelled by the BRIC countries’ resurgent industrial activity and expansion in the commercial and passenger vehicles sales, according to the recent Global Lubricants: Market Analysis and Assessment report by international consulting and research firm Kline & Company. read more

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Frost & Sullivan: China to See Unparalleled Urban Growth with 13 Mega Cities, 4 Mega Regions and 6 Mega Corridors by 2025

Creating Multiple Innovative Opportunities for Internet of Things, Integrated Mobility Solutions and Smart Infrastructures read more

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Hurricane Sandy Could Affect the Auto Industry

Automotive industry should be prepared for the effects of Hurricane Sandy, warns Mama’s Used Cars in Charleston, South Carolina.

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