1. LazyLion

    SA will not run out of water: Molewa

    South Africa will not run out of water in the next 100 years, Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa assured MPs on Tuesday. Opening debate on her 2013/14 budget in the National Assembly, Molewa dismissed what she referred to as "the current myth" about the country running dry. "You must have...
  2. LazyLion

    Africa must stop the looting of it's resources: Annan

    Revenues from mining in Africa are not reducing the gap between the rich and the poor on the continent, the Africa Progress Panel said on Friday. The panel, which consists of eminent persons chaired by former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan, released its Africa Progress report for...
  3. LazyLion

    Proposed Mining Bill a Threat

    The proposed new mining bill could send South Africa's international attractiveness rating further down, the SA Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) said on Wednesday. "The new mining bill could send South Africa tumbling even further down the Fraser index," said spokeswoman Anthea Jeffrey in...
  4. LazyLion

    Pro-Mining Opposition Wins Greenland Election

    An opposition centrist party that favors tapping Greenland's underground mineral wealth appears poised to win the Arctic country's parliamentary election. With some three-fourths of the votes counted, incumbent Premier Kuupik Kleist has conceded defeat in the battle for control of the 31-seat...
  5. LazyLion

    World Population Soars Past 7 Billion! GO TO THE LINK TO SEE THE VIDEO...
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    Spam - Resources

    Local resources: Direct Marketing Association of South Africa - ISPA spam page - ISPA Guide to Responsible E-mail Marketing - Internet Society of South Africa spam page -...
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    Earth 'unrecognisable' by 2050
  8. Rouxenator

    SSIS hogging 16 cores & 32GB RAM - pretty impressive

    Normally we only host our front-end web applications on Windows Server and have the ETL done in C programs on Unix. This solution however is using SSIS to do a crap load of ETL work :p