Entries by Jef

Local boy made good, Oswin Slade, is trying to make a difference in South Africa.

Oswin Slade, chief executive of Safika group’s UNICOM technology company, presents a cheque to support the development of young South African cricketers to JP Duminy’s JP21 project. He is bringing international business to South Africa’s economy and donating to South African cricket. It was 42 years ago when Oswin, disgusted by apartheid, left his Stellenbosch […]

Grassroots shareholders celebrate black-controlled manganese mine’s R300m dividend

Against the background of rising calls for radical economic transformation in South Africa’s mining sector, particularly transformation that benefits the country’s communities, grassroots shareholders of the black-controlled Ntsimbintle were last week able to celebrate the Northern Cape manganese mining company’s latest R300-million dividend payout – and also look to a new Kalahari manganese project on […]

Celebrating transformation where it’s needed most

Source: http://www.miningne.ws/2017/06/26/celebrating-transformation-where-its-needed-most/ The calls for radical economic transformation in South Africa’s mining sector, particularly transformation that favours the country’s communities, are rising in their urgency, their frustration and their exasperation. So it was with no small measure of pride that dignitaries, shareholders, business luminaries, and VIP guests including Inside Mining, gathered on 22 June 2017 […]

Green Light Given to First Stage of Major Protein Precinct

SOMERSET could soon be home to the Brisbane Valley Protein Precinct, a multi-million dollar master planned protein production hub at Coominya, with Council today approving the first stage of the development. The Brisbane Valley Protein Precinct site is designated as the Coominya Food Production Investigation Area under Council’s Strategic Framework and will be developed on […]

Rich reward for excellent matric results

RESULTS REWARDED: Businessman and benefactor Saki Macozoma with former Ndzondelelo High School pupil Nangamso Jonas and her mother, Lindelwa Picture: ATHENA O’REILL Hard work scores former pupil R10 000 A Zwide matriculant’s high marks paid off when a prominent Johannesburg businessman made good on his promise to give her a R2 000 reward for every […]

Unicom Emergency Response Messaging System: LNG Plant

This article describes a system developed, supplied and installed by Unicom Pty Ltd for use in an LNG plant in the Middle East enabling messaging between different communication devices to achieve a seamless, timely exchange of critical plant information. As Neil Young advises us, “rust never sleeps”. Such is the plight of many technology systems […]