Weekly Press Review – 16 April 2018

Two South African universities have been selected to form part of an international scientific expedition aiming to explore one of the coldest and most remote locations in the Antarctic for two months. According to the press the team will comprise of glaciologists, marine geologists, marine biologists, marine biogeochemists, oceanographers and marine archaeologists. The team also … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 16 April 2018

Advertisements

Weekly Press Review – 26 March 2018

Integrated logistics service supplier, Grindrod, has decided to sell and separately list its loss-making shipping business on the US Nasdaq Stock Exchange, with a secondary inward listing on the JSE. According to the press, as part of Grindrod’s restructuring, the company has also decided to close its rail assembly business. It is proposed that the … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 26 March 2018

Weekly Press Review – 28 August 2017

The sale of Maersk oil and gas assets to Total made headlines this week. Total agreed to buy the oil and gas unit AP Moller-Maersk, paying Maersk with $4.95 billion (R65.03 billion) of its own shares and assuming $2.5bn of the company’s debt. The board at Grindrod is investigating the possibility of a separate offshore … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 28 August 2017