New products recently released by Boart Longyear Limited include next-generation surface-set bits, a new portable drill rig, upgraded and expanded diamond coring bits and a new rotary drill head.
Events such as World of Asphalt (USA, various locations) offer a wealth of technology with initials like GPS and RFID, mostly designed for industrialised country conditions where recycling of pavement is normal and high-tech levelling and measuring via satellite is the norm.
In April 2010, Enzo Plant Hire (E.P.H.) from Gauteng Province, South Africa, took delivery of its 12th Atlas Copco MB 1700 hydraulic breaker.
The Zimbabwe Property Developers Association (ZIPRODA) is concerned with the increase of bogus property developers in Zimbabwe and says that it is advocating a property developers bill to regulate the industry.
South Africa's Women Investment Portfolio Holdings and limestone miner Continental Cement have announced a joint venture with the China-Africa Development Fund and Jidong Development Group to build a R1.65bn cement manufacturing plant in Limpopo province.