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MRA’s Mining Elites in Africa is Back to Celebrate the Industry’s Sustainability Frontrunners

Two of the African mining industry’s most innovative brands have joined forces, which sees Mining Review Africa’s Mining Elites in Africa publication and Africa Mining Forum merge with a Digital Awards Ceremony and winners acknowledgements in November 2021. Now in its seventh year,... - July 07, 2021 - Mining Review Africa

Enlit Africa and GreenCape Partner on DiBiCoo Biogas Initiative

Enlit Africa is hosting a GreenCape workshop this coming Tuesday on the EU-sponsored DiBiCoo project to promote the biogas industry on the African continent. - June 28, 2021 - Enlit Africa

Axiom Valuation Solutions South Africa (AVSA) Announces the Opening of Its First Office in Pretoria, South Africa

Axiom Valuation Solutions South Africa (AVSA) Announces the Opening of Its First Office in Pretoria, South Africa

AVSA is a newly incorporated firm providing independent valuation services for alternative investment funds, insurance companies, pension plans, foundations, endowments, private and public companies throughout Africa. The company also provides comprehensive pre-and-post deal due diligence reviews for middle-markets M&A transactions. - June 17, 2021 - Axiom Valuation

Coffee 1401 Announced Its Expansion Into the Internet Marketplace

In particular, the Coffee 1401 website provides a premium selection of espresso machines that are regularly reviewed and updated. Products are checked to ensure they are the latest, most efficient, and highest quality goods. Exploring ways to meet customers' needs is a key concern, with strategies including special advertising, multimedia itemizing strategies, new guarantees, and a fantastic range of supplies. - June 17, 2021 - Coffee 1401

ARC Technology Now Offers 6 Affordable Business Infrastructure Solutions

ARC Technology offers exciting new services to small to medium businesses worldwide. The latest service was born out of the COVID-19 Pandemic to help businesses lower staff costs, but also aid individuals in retaining employment as they use real people as their virtual assistant service representatives. - June 16, 2021 - ARC Tech

Kyriba Expands Footprint in South African Countries with Digiata Partnership

Brings Treasury, Payments and Enterprise Liquidity Management Solutions to Sub-Saharan African Region; Expands and Enhances Localized Services and Support - June 12, 2021 - Digiata

Energy Minister Mantashe and Eskom Chairman Makgoba Confirmed for Enlit Africa on 8 June

Gwede Mantashe, South Africa's Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, and Professor Malegapuru Makgoba, Chairman of the Board of Eskom, will be among the high-profile keynote speakers at Enlit Africa, formerly African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa, taking place from 8-10 June. Enlit Africa... - May 30, 2021 - Enlit Africa

Hydrogen, Financing the Energy Transition and Climate Change in Focus at High-Level Discussions at Enlit Africa Next Month

Hydrogen, financing the energy transition and climate change will be among the high-level discussions topics during the upcoming Enlit Africa, taking place from 8 to 10 June, featuring live sessions with the sector’s leading minds. - May 27, 2021 - Enlit Africa

Enlit Africa's Initiate is Back with Career-Making Opportunities for African Energy Students and SMMEs

Enlit Africa's Initiate Young Talent Challenge and Digital Exhibition are both back, giving postgraduates, SMMEs and energy entrepreneurs the opportunity to be innovative and disrupt the power sector. - May 09, 2021 - Enlit Africa

Enlit Africa to Return in June with Focus on 5Ds as Industry Prepares for Energy Transition

The longstanding energy platform, Enlit Africa, will return in June this year and gather all role players to discuss and do deals. - May 06, 2021 - Enlit Africa

Africa Mining Forum Continues Digital Business Romance for Mining Community with Mine.it Africa - Connect

April sees the launch of Mine.it Africa - Connect, a unique, all-in-one, interactive digital mining platform providing in one place, African mining news and opportunities, live, interactive events and engagement. The platform is the result of the innovative and successful digital and online... - April 11, 2021 - Africa Mining Forum

Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between The OpenSource Group of Companies and Workforce Holdings

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the transaction between OpenSource International Ltd., OpenSource Intelligent Solutions (Pty.) Ltd. (OpenSource) and Workforce Holdings Ltd. OpenSource is a South African and Mauritius-based business that was established in 1993. The company places... - March 05, 2021 - Benchmark International

Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between ParcelNinja (Pty) LTD and Imperial Holdings LTD

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the transaction between ParcelNinja (Pty) Ltd and Imperial Holdings Ltd. ParcelNinja (Pty) Ltd was founded in 2013 by Justin Drennan, Ryan Drennan, and Terence Murphy, launching its first commercial services in October 2014. It offers South African... - March 04, 2021 - Benchmark International

Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Yellow Jersey Logistics and LCS Evolution

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the transaction between Yellow Jersey Logistics (PTY) Ltd and LCS Evolution (Pty) Ltd. Yellow Jersey Logistics (Pty) Ltd offers niche transport solutions to the clearing and forwarding industry. The company has become entrenched in the industry,... - February 26, 2021 - Benchmark International

Dragonfly and Pixxel Sign Agreement for High Resolution Imagers for Pixxel’s Satellite Constellation

Dragonfly Aerospace is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract for the development and delivery of high resolution electro-optical imagers for Pixxel’s planned satellite constellation. The constellation will follow the upcoming launch of Pixxel’s first satellite... - February 19, 2021 - Dragonfly Aerospace

CougarShield® Establishes Strategic Partnership in South Africa

Inspiring car owners in professional car care solutions, CougarShield International deliver high performance products to the automotive community worldwide and pairing it with exceptional service and support to their country partners. - February 14, 2021 - CougarShield International

MRA Celebrates Projects and People "Making a Difference" Celebrated Mining Elites in Africa

Mining Review Africa recognises the leaders and projects truly making a difference in the African mining sector in the latest edition of its annual publication, Mining Elites in Africa 2021. - January 31, 2021 - Mining Review Africa

Global Power & Energy Elites Publication is Back with Industry’s Stand-Out Performers

The seventh edition of the Global Power & Energy Elites publication features inspiring interviews with leaders of power utilities and energy businesses around the globe, discussing topics from Artificial Intelligence, lessons in leadership, to the best book they read during 2020. Produced by... - January 28, 2021 - Global Power & Energy Elites

Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between NEWGROUP (Pty.) Ltd. and an Undisclosed Acquirer for the Regal Pet Health Brand

NEWGROUP (Pty.) Ltd. is a private company owning several brands in the complementary medicines and natural beauty sections, including Herbex. NEWGROUP brands trade throughout South Africa and internationally. The Regal Pet Health brand – a division of NEWGROUP – is comprised of a range... - December 05, 2020 - Benchmark International

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa Announces New Brand and Vision: Enlit Africa, After 20 Years

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa, for some two decades the flagship power, energy and water event on the continent, has unveiled its new name, identity and vision, Enlit Africa, during the opening session of the digital edition of the event this week. “The dynamics of the African... - November 27, 2020 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

Eskom CEO Answers Tough Questions on First Day of Digital African Utility Week on 24 November

During this year’s opening session of the Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa on 24 November, Eskom CEO André de Ruyter will open up about his time so far at South Africa’s state utility, his plans to achieve financial and operational stability for the organisation,... - November 15, 2020 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

Successful Wall Drying on a Historical Building in Salzburg, Austria, with the Help of AQUAPOL Technology

Historical buildings like the historic mill “Fuchsmuehle” in Anthering (Salzburg, Austria) stand witness to history. It is one of the last mills in Europe still to use a regrinding technique. However, it was affected by moisture in the masonry like many historical buildings. With the help of the environmentally friendly and sustainable AQUAPOL (R) technology, this problem can be eliminated. - October 29, 2020 - EXM Technologies GmbH

South African Domestic Travel Platform to Help Kickstart Tourism

Innovative Platform Gives South African Locals Access to Tourism Experiences at Affordable Rates - September 18, 2020 - Locals Who Wander

African Utility Week Announces Agenda for Joint "Digital Energy Festival"

Private sector participation in the energy sector, small-scale hydro and mini grid opportunities, desalination as an option to secure water security and helping SSMEs with a toolkit are just some of the highlights of the Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa agenda in November. - September 16, 2020 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

Nigerian Power Pioneers Dominate Annual African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards

The Nigerian energy industry’s finest dominated the 2020 African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards which were broadcast live on Tuesday and can still be viewed online. The seventh edition of the coveted African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards, honour the most remarkable and... - August 28, 2020 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

African Utility Week: the (Digital) Show Will Go on

The 20th edition of African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa may now be postponed in person, but is still scheduled to take place from 24-26 November this year as an online platform with world-class speakers, live discussions and virtual networking and product showcases. - August 02, 2020 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

Choice and Transparency Comes to Borrowers in South Africa with the Launch of CompareLoans.co.za

Choice and Transparency Comes to Borrowers in South Africa with the Launch of CompareLoans.co.za

In a first for South Africa, CompareLoans brings unparalleled transparency around interest rates, fees and terms in the personal finance market. - June 11, 2020 - CompareLoans.co.za

COVID-19 is Causing a Worldwide Surge in the Purchase of Retail Life Insurance Products

As the CoVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the world, consumer behaviour around life insurance cover is changing fast, in part due to dealing with an uncertain future. The availability of online no-touch products clearly provides a solution to a very real need in a time such as we are seeing with COVID-19. South African insurtech, Simply Financial Services, has seen more than 40% growth in sale of no-touch life insurance since February 2020. - June 03, 2020 - Simply Financial Services

Simply and Payspace Achieve an Insurtech First for Small Business

Around 2 years ago, Simply launched Group Cover, a digital group life product for SMEs. For the first time small- and medium-sized businesses could buy life, disability and funeral cover online, or via a call centre, in a matter of minutes. The product is simple and easy to understand, the sign-up... - June 01, 2020 - Simply Financial Services

Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Oasis Water Holdings (PTY) LTD and Both Fledge Capital (PTY) LTD & SLA Capital (PTY) LTD

Benchmark International is pleased to have successfully facilitated the transaction between Oasis Water Holdings (PTY) LTD and both Fledge Capital (PTY) LTD & SLA Capital (PTY) LTD. Oasis Water (PTY) LTD (Oasis) is a franchise group that provides clean water to retailers, corporations,... - May 31, 2020 - Benchmark International

South African Start-Up African National Aims to Disrupt Global Premium Goods Market

South African based ecommerce newbie African National plans to disrupt Global Premium Goods Market by encouraging local consumers to put local products first. - May 09, 2020 - African National

Water and Energy Sector Talks Next Week at Virtual African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa

Unique, live discussions to learn, connect and engage. - May 08, 2020 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa Goes Virtual in May

The organisers of African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa have announced that a free, virtual conference will take place in May. “Although the event was recently postponed to November,” says event director Evan Schiff, “we recognise that the need for information, expert opinion... - April 22, 2020 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

GetBucks Adds Innovative Assessments’ New Credit Scoring Technology

GetBucks Adds Innovative Assessments’ New Credit Scoring Technology

GetBucks (Pty) Ltd., part of the Finclusion Group and a South African company focusing on digital financial and insurance solutions, have signed a partnership agreement with Innovative Assessments International, Ltd. (“IA”) to promote financial inclusion and extend more credit to those... - April 15, 2020 - Innovative Assessments

Clarion Events Media Host Urgent Discussions on Utilities' Response to COVID-19 Crisis

#HeartForTheSector as the energy sector prepares for post-pandemic challenges. - April 03, 2020 - Clarion Events Africa

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa to Focus on Small Scale Hydro in November

This year’s theme for World Water Day on 22 March is “Water and Climate Change,” exploring how the resource and the global phenomenon are linked inextricably. “It isn’t just about managing our water sources so everyone has access to clean drinking water, it is also... - March 20, 2020 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa Rescheduled to November

The 20th edition of African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa will now run from 24-26 November 2020 at the CTICC in Cape Town. - March 19, 2020 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Acquisition of Local Bulk Haulage (PTY) Ltd by Leopard Line Haul (PTY) Ltd Trading as Elite Line Haul

Benchmark International successfully facilitated the acquisition of Local Bulk Haulage (PTY) Ltd by Leopard Line Haul (PTY) Ltd Trading and Elite Line Haul. Founded in 1995 by Peter Scholtz and Len Pretorius, Local Bulk Haulage (PTY) Ltd is a logistics company delivering specialised primary chemicals and liquid bulk commodities from the point of supply to the end-user effectively and efficiently. - March 05, 2020 - Benchmark International

Calling All Energy Sector Technology Disruptors and Start-Ups to African Utility Week’s Initiate! Forum

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa will celebrate the new decade of 2020 by introducing 20 exciting SMMEs during the 20th edition of the event. - March 01, 2020 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

Benchmark International Has Successfully Facilitated the Transaction of Aquatic Foods (PTY) LTD and National Foods (PTY) LTD to Econo Foods Holdings (PTY) LTD

Benchmark International Has Successfully Facilitated the Transaction of Aquatic Foods (PTY) LTD and National Foods (PTY) LTD to Econo Foods Holdings (PTY) LTD. Aquatic Foods (PTY) LTD was established in 1996 to service leading restaurants, hotels, caterers and wholesalers by supplying live, fresh and frozen seafood on demand. - March 01, 2020 - Benchmark International

Africa Mining Forum to Connect the Right Projects with the Right Financiers in Kigali in November

“Africa Mining Forum will progressively establish itself as the platform for emerging mining countries looking at promising juniors projects that will propel the region mining sector," says Elodie Delagneau, event director of the Africa Mining Forum in Kigali in November. - February 20, 2020 - Africa Mining Forum

Clarion Events Africa’s Media Division is Thriving

The future of trade publications: the ability to adapt and add value. Clarion Events Africa's leading titles ESI Africa, Smart Energy International, Mining Review Africa and Power Engineering International have managed to reinvent the medium by embracing digital and key event partnerships. - February 17, 2020 - Clarion Events Africa

Mining Review Africa Hosts Tailings Storage Facility Discussion in Cape Town

The controversial issue of Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF) construction and management following a spate of disasters over the last 24 months was unpacked during a breakfast discussion by leading mining services companies Fraser Alexander, Knight Piesold and Webber Wentzel on the sidelines of the... - February 06, 2020 - Mining Review Africa

African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa Wins AAXO ROAR Awards Again

African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa, the leading energy event on the continent for the last 20 years, has clinched once again the AAXO ROAR Award for Best Trade Exhibition in the 12000+ sqm category. The event is organised by the multi-award-winning Cape Town-based trade exhibition and... - February 06, 2020 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

The Foremost African ICO Listing Agency ICO Onboard Raises Awareness of Digital Assets and Artificial Solutions for Local SMEs

The primary business directory in African ICO’s, STO & IEO, ICO Onboard recently announced the launch of Artificial Solutions. The new digital assets solution will allow SMEs an easier access to options that are suitable for business flexible goals. ICO Onboard Artificial Solutions can be... - February 02, 2020 - ICO Onboard

Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction of Jordan Human Resources to Vinton Holdings

Jordan HR is a niche human resources firm that specialises in the recruitment of medical practitioners, with a keen focus on Locum Pharmacists. The Tower Group, one of Vinton Holdings subsidiaries, has become a well-established and trusted brand over 39 years in the South African recruitment... - October 26, 2019 - Benchmark International

Innovative Free-to-List Mental Health Service Directory Improves Access to Mental Health Services

TherapyRoute.com offers a free to list international mental health service directory that empowers visitors to find psychologists and other mental health service providers quickly. Innovative features include socially relevant filters (Black, LGBT+, Non-binary, female) and tools that enable professionals to create their own website and publish high quality content. - October 15, 2019 - Therapy Route

Benchmark International (South Africa) Closes 9 Deals in 9 Weeks

Benchmark International’s South African office has experienced a sharp increase in deal flow and activity. The company reports having received 51% more non-disclosure agreements from interested parties and a 71% increase in the number of offers received for client businesses than in the... - October 10, 2019 - Benchmark International

International Indoor & Controlled Environment Agriculture Set for September Summit in Durban, South Africa

Urban Agri World 2019 Summit, the third edition of the conference series highlighting progressive farming developments for the indoor agriculture industry, will be held next month on 17-18 September 2019 at the Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC), South Africa. This is the region's... - August 30, 2019 - Magenta Global Pte Ltd

African Utility Week’s Industry Awards and African Power & Energy Elites Join Forces to Celebrate Continent’s Energy Pioneers

The African Power & Energy Elites publication and the African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards have aligned for their 2020 editions with a single nomination and selection process across a set of complementary categories. - August 11, 2019 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa

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