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Monday | Iol.co.za

Quake possibly linked to mining - prof

The 5.5 magnitude earthquake that struck the North West earlier this month could possibly be linked to mining in the area, a University of Pretoria academic said on Monday.

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Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Monday | Iol.co.za

Man robbed, killed in NWest

A 58-year-old man was found murdered in his furniture workshop in Hartbeesfontein, near Klerksdorp, at the weekend, North West police said on Monday.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Iol.co.za

Youth killed in tavern fight

A 19-year-old man was stabbed to death with a pair of scissors in Ipeleng near Schweizer-Reneke, North West police said on Sunday.

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Iol.co.za

N West co-operative wins DAFF award

A group of women entrepreneurs in the North West have won the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Female Entrepreneur Award for 2014, the office of the North West Premier said on Saturday.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Iol.co.za

Sephaku Cement all set to produce clinker at Aganang

SEPHAKU Cement, an associate of listed Sephaku Holdings, has completed the commissioning of the Aganang clinker facility in Lichtenburg in the North West and is ready to commence with production.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Iol.co.za

Six killed, four injured in NWest crash

Six people died and four were injured when a minibus taxi collided with a truck in Broederspruit on Tuesday, the North West community safety department said.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Iol.co.za

Wheat falls for third day

Wheat in South Africa dropped for a third session as concerns about supplies from the Black Sea region ease, an analyst said.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Iol.co.za

Expect more tremors, say seismologists

THERE'S a rule of thumb in seismology: history repeats itself. So, sometime over the next few days, earthquake hunters predict that one, two, or possibly three quakes could rattle the country again.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Iol.co.za

Bogus metro cops busted

Six people were arrested in Orkney, North West on Thursday when they tried to hijack a truck by pretending to be metro police officers, the Johannesburg metro police said.

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Iol.co.za

Claims pouring in after quake

Insurance companies have been inundated with claims on Tuesday afternoon from people whose businesses, houses and household contents were damaged during the earthquake that hit many parts of South Africa.

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Iol.co.za

Bogus metro cops busted

Six people were arrested in Orkney, North West on Thursday when they tried to hijack a truck by pretending to be metro police officers, the Johannesburg metro police said.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Iol.co.za

Claims pouring in after quake

Insurance companies have been inundated with claims on Tuesday afternoon from people whose businesses, houses and household contents were damaged during the earthquake that hit many parts of South Africa.

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BayStreet.ca

Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. Provides Shareholder Update on...

SEATTLE, WA / ACCESSWIRE / August 6, 2014 / Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. , a producer of highly bioavailable plant extracts for industries including health, wellness, nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical, today provided an update to shareholders that covers topics including the completion and optimization of the company's state-of-the-art production ... (more)

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.com | Officials assess quake damage, help residents

Government officials are assessing the damage from Tuesday's 5.5 magnitude earthquake in Orkney, as residents fear further aftershocks.

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Iol.co.za

Sephaku Cement gets behind training goals

Sephaku Cement has affirmed its support for the North West provincial government's regional job creation and artisan training targets and initiatives.

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Iol.co.za

Orkney school damaged by quake

Vuyani-Mawethu Secondary School pupils in the township of Khuma near Orkney in the North West were milling around the schoolyard on Wednesday morning as teachers tried to find a way to deal with damaged classrooms.

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Iol.co.za

Miners, markets survive earthquake

The 5.5 magnitude earthquake that struck Orkney in North West yesterday, trapping 3 300 employees underground at two of AngloGold Ashanti's mines and injuring 21, hardly caused a ripple on the markets.

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Iol.co.za

Quake shakes South Africa

Buildings shook, bottles and cans fell from supermarket shelves, and people screamed and rushed outside during the earthquake which was felt over wide areas of South Africa and beyond at lunchtime on Tuesday.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Iol.co.za

Quake measured 5.5: SA council

The earthquake that struck the North West region on Tuesday was recorded as 5.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, the Council for Geosciences in South Africa said.

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Iol.co.za

5.3 magnitude quake shakes up Orkney

One person has been reported dead in a 5.3 magnitude earthquake which struck six kilometres east of Orkney in the North West on Tuesday.

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