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Government to launch an online mineral licensing system

By Benjamin Mukose

In a bid to improve efficiency, transparency and investment in the minerals sector in Uganda, the Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development is in the final stages of developing an online mineral licensing system. The Infrastructure Magazine understands that the system developed by Trimble,  an American company with a global footprint, will be launched in August.

Technology Review: Total Excellium technology

To many a motorist, petrol and diesel- commonly called “fuel” is just a liquid that runs engines, to power vehicles.  But in fact, fuel is a technology, a product of extensive research, innovation and technology development. Different fuels are specifically designed to achieve specific motoring purposes and experiences. As technology generally advances, fuel technology is moving with the times. Increasingly oil companies are investing heavily to ensure that they out fuel technologies that meet the increasingly discerning motorists’ needs.

Sadolin paints becomes Plascon

Many Ugandans are slowly waking up to the realisation that the household paint brand name “Sadolin Paints- Colour Your world” is no more. In its place is now “Plascon, colour your world.” This follows the acquisition of 100 per cent of Sadolin Paints by Kansai Plascon Africa Limited (KPAL), a subsidiary of Kansai Paint Co. Ltd (Kansai Paint) of Japan.