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Standard Bank Group wins EMEA Finance awards in 2013 for landmark deals

Standard Bank Group has walked away with 11 acccolades at the 2013 EMEA Finance Achievements Awards, including being named best merger and acquisition house, best securitisation house and best syndicated loan house in Africa. read more

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CALL FOR PAPERS – KATANGA MINING BRIEFING, LUBUMBASHI

CALL FOR PAPERS – KATANGA MINING BRIEFING, LUBUMBASHI read more

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QNBN: The arrival of fibre-optic broadband will change people’s lives dramatically

Ahmed Al-Sulaiti, CTO, Qatar National Broadband Network (Qnbn), Qatar is delivering a keynote address on Day Two of Broadband MEA 2013, taking place on the 19th-20th March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE. Ahead of the show we speak to him about why faster speeds are so important and how Qnbn copes with the demands on its network.

What major developments have there been within the broadband industry in your region over the past year?
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Brad Breetzke, Head of Mining Metals Finance at Standard Bank Group

Standard Bank Group has won Project Finance magazine’s 2012 African Mining Deal Of The Year for the USD700m project funding for Konkola Copper Mines Plc. The award recognizes Standard Bank Group’s capabilities and achievements in helping implement KCM’s brownfields expansion project in Zambia’s copper belt to re-establish mining operations, and complete the development of the Konkola Deep Mining Project. read more

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Standard Bank Group scoops top honour in annual Project Finance magazine awards

Standard Bank Group has won Project Finance magazine’s 2012 African Mining Deal Of The Year for the USD700m project funding for Konkola Copper Mines Plc. The award recognizes Standard Bank Group’s capabilities and achievements in helping implement KCM’s brownfields expansion project in Zambia’s copper belt to re-establish mining operations, and complete the development of the KonkolaDeep Mining Project. read more

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Standard Bank Group scoops top honour in annual Project Finance magazine awards

Standard Bank Group has won Project Finance magazine’s 2012 African Mining Deal Of The Year for the USD700m project funding for Konkola Copper Mines Plc (“KCM”). The award recognizes Standard Bank’s capabilities and achievements in helping implement KCM’s brownfields expansion project in Zambia’s Copper Belt to re-establish mining operations and complete the development of the Konkola Deep Mining Project. read more

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“The Ethical Water Exchange is THE platform to transform wastewater into a clean tradable resource: treated wastewater.”

Exclusive interview with Valérie Issumo, Founder, Prana Sustainable Water, Switzerland.  She will address the Water track at African Utility Week on: “Ethical water exchange – the monetary value of recycled wastewater”. read more

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IGBT Based Power Module Market 2012-2016

New Market Research Report Added in MarketResearchReports.Biz Reports Database Global IGBT based Power Module Market 2012-2016

 

(PR.com)– TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Global IGBT-based Power Module market to grow at a CAGR of 14.07 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand from renewable energy production. The Global IGBT-based Power Module market has also been witnessing the use of copper wires for interconnections. However, the high cost of IGBT power modules could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

TechNavio’s report, the Global IGBT-based Power Module Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global IGBT-based Power Module market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. read more

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Atlatsa Resources Corporation – Market Update and Renewal of Cautionary Announcement

JOHANNESBURG, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Shareholders of Atlatsa Resources Corporation (“Atlatsa” or the “Company”) (TSXV: ATL; NYSE MKT: ATL; JSE: ATL) are referred to the announcements released on 2 February 2012, 3 May 2012, 14 June 2012, 27 July 2012, 7 September 2012, 22 October 2012 and 3 December 2012 respectively, relating to the agreement of key terms in respect of a transaction to restructure, recapitalize and refinance Atlatsa and the Bokoni group of companies (“Bokoni group”) (the “Restructure Plan”), as well as the media releases on 27 September 2012 and 2 October 2012 relating to the conclusion of the interim implementation agreement relating to the consolidation of the Bokoni group debt and consequent reduction in its cost of borrowing (“the phase one agreement”). read more

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Zambia Economic Brief: Recent Economic Developments and the State of Basic Human Opportunities for Children

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Zambia’s economy is growing faster than the economies of most of its mineral-producing and non-mineral producing peers
  • Economic growth has been led by a strong performance in mining, manufacturing, services and agriculture;
  • Despite strong economic growth in the last decade, Zambia has made very little progress in reducing poverty and providing basic opportunities for children still remains a challenge

Despite slowdowns in the global economy, the Southern African nation of Zambia is showing strong gains in its economic performance with an expected growth rate of 7.3 percent in 2012, up from 6.8 percent in 2011. read more

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Katanga Mining Announces Draw Down of US$515.5 Million Facility

ZUG, Switzerland, Dec. 13, 2012 /CNW/ – Katanga Mining Limited (TSX: KAT) (“Katanga” or the “Company“) today announced the satisfaction of the conditions precedent to draw down from its previously announced US$515.5 million senior secured facility between, among others, a Katanga subsidiary, as borrower, Katanga and other Katanga subsidiaries as guarantors, and the Glencore Group, as lender (the “Facility”). read more

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Africa can create millions of jobs through value-addition to commodities, says ECA’s Nnadozie

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, December 7, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ Industrialization can help African countries grow at high levels, create millions of jobs for its young population and address poverty reduction in a sustainable manner, according to Emmanuel Nnadozie, Director of Economic Development and NEPAD Division at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). read more

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Zambia Increases Capacity of Civil Society to Further Implement EITI

Zambia is experiencing another cycle of growth partly due to its mining sector. The country has known fluctuating fortunes during its long history of copper exploitation. This time, though, the government and other key stakeholders are keen to ensure that the mineral resources benefit all Zambians, and contribute to a more sustainable and inclusive growth. read more

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Katanga Mining Briefing and iPAD DRC unlock business opportunities in DRC

Massive growth for definitive meeting place for stakeholders in DRC read more

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