Technology business showcase

After 10 years of investing, City Telecom is now in harvesting mode, being profitable, with positive free cash flow and achieving its goal to dominate the Hong Kong broadband market.

Operational excellence, a careful supplier strategy and low-cost procurement techniques provide a solid foundation for Powerwave to have a major hand in the wireless revolution that’s still to come.

Commodities markets can be notoriously volatile thanks to fluctuating prices and operational pressures. One solution that manufacturers are increasingly turning to is iRely, an innovative software company.

India’s industries continue to march along; and Jeff Daniel learns about one of the companies supporting this expansion.

Process technology company Escher is building firm and long-standing relationships with the major oil and gas companies. Managing director Yvo Jansen talks to Andrew Pelis about the company’s drive to innovate and expand into new markets.

The world’s largest dry-cooled power station—the largest power station in Africa—is under construction near Lephalale in South Africa. It will not only boost power production by 4,800 megawatts but will also play an important role in job creation in the region. Project manager Roman Crookes talks to Gay Sutton about the project

Dr Angus Hay, head of Technology with Neotel, South Africa's first converged communications network operator, talks to Jayne Flannery about the golden thread of converged connectivity that runs through the company’s service offering

Ram Power, Corp. was formed through a business combination of three geothermal energy companies to develop projects in North and Latin America that offer a return on shareholders’ investment, as David Hendricks learns from executive vice president Dan Schochet

The Port of Richards Bay, in KwaZulu Natal, is South Africa’s largest cargo port and a significant contributor to the country’s economy. Jimmy Hills talks to Gay Sutton about a vision for the port to become a global leader 

Black-owned South African exploration company Sekoko Resources has a far reaching vision and ambition. Moss Radingoana talks to Gay Sutton about coal, platinum and iron exploration in Limpopo Province, and the plans to diversify into power generation and iron smelting

Technip Iberia sees its clients counting their pennies, or cents, but it has a plan. Keeping its established customers happy while expanding its global activities will see it safely into post-recession growth, as Jerónimo Farnós, director general of this major Spanish engineering and construction company, tells John O’Hanlon

Ric Larson finds that a combination of modern business management strategy, innovative ideas and old-fashioned adaptability have made Werner Ladder Company the world’s largest manufacturer of aluminum, fiberglass and wood ladders, as well as scaffolding, staging and other climbing products