Engineering News | Agriculture Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/agriculture Wed, 24 Jan 2018 03:14:24 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Wine industry sees positives despite expected R700m shortfall http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wine-industry-sees-positives-despite-expected-r700m-shortfall-2018-01-22 Megan van Wyngaardt FOOD & BEVERAGE Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:08:00 +0200 475888 1516630246 1516630080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702208_resized_wineinglass1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Sawis warns wine grape crop may be smallest since 2005 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sawis-warns-wine-grape-crop-may-be-smallest-since-2005-2018-01-19 Megan van Wyngaardt FOOD & BEVERAGE Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:35:00 +0200 475760 1516363960 1516361700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701928_resized_wineharvest1022.jpg 511 287 Cool heads and cooperation needed to address WCape drought crisis – Agri SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cool-heads-and-cooperation-needed-to-address-wcape-drought-crisis-agri-sa-2018-01-19 African News Agency DROUGHT Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:36:00 +0200 475754 1516362712 1516358160 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701915_resized_droughtclimatechange1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Former Land Bank CEO convicted of fraud http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/former-land-bank-ceo-convicted-of-fraud-2018-01-19 African News Agency FRAUD Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:00:00 +0200 475739 1516355432 1516352400 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Industry demand sets high targets for company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-to-become-africas-biggest-activated-carbon-producer-for-water-industry-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 472997 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696217_resized_oxidizerandducting112017rotocarb1022.jpg PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN The company’s water-intensive processing and wastewater treatment operations use local raw materials, technology and deployment 511 287 Investment prioritised in water industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/droughts-spurring-renewed-prioritisation-in-water-industry-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 472992 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696198_resized_gregmatthews112017wspafrica1022.jpg GREG MATTHEWS Resources are under pressure as demand increases owing to a growing population, industry and commercial operations 511 287 Mindset change required to mitigate water crisis effects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-requires-mindset-change-to-mitigate-effects-of-water-crisis-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473124 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696469_resized_sanderzweersbusinessdevelopmentmanager112017royalhaskoningdhv1022.jpg SANDER ZWEERS The global water crisis is considered not only an environmental risk but also a social risk 511 287 Plant to be completed in March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commissioning-of-desalination-plant-to-be-completed-beginning-of-march-2018-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke DESALINATION Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473279 1516281192 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696749_resized_kansanshitwopassro122017improchem1022.jpg REVERSE OSMOSIS Sea water will be pumped through a Suez Reverse Osmosis plant where the salt and mineral particles will be separated 511 287 Illovo appoints new South Africa MD http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/illovo-appoints-new-south-africa-md-2018-01-17 Anine Kilian APPOINTMENTS Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:14:00 +0200 475497 1516196292 1516194840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Without rain, S Africa's Cape Town may run out of water by April http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/without-rain-s-africas-cape-town-may-run-out-of-water-by-april-2018-01-16 Reuters WATER Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:49:00 +0200 475369 1516107149 1516106940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700986_resized_droughtclimatechange1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Ian Harebottle appointed Kropz CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ian-harebottle-appointed-kropz-ceo-2018-01-15 Anine Kilian APPOINTMENTS Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:27:00 +0200 475236 1516021133 1516019220 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700675_resized_ianharebottle1010111022duane.jpg Ian Harebottle 511 287 South Africa white maize futures scale 11-month peak on hot, dry conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-white-maize-futures-scale-11-month-peak-on-hot-dry-conditions-2018-01-15 Reuters FOOD & BEVERAGE Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:56:00 +0200 475213 1516011044 1516010160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700621_resized_farmmaizeswazilandun1022.jpg 511 287 Ramaphosa to lead South African delegates at World Economic Forum http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-to-lead-south-african-delegates-at-world-economic-forum-2018-01-10 Dylan Slater ECONOMY Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:02:00 +0200 474851 1515590984 1515589320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699920_resized_cyrilramaphosa110220917duane.jpg Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Drought conditions hit South African maize belt – industry group http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drought-conditions-hit-south-african-maize-belt-industry-group-2018-01-09 Reuters AGRICULTURE Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:08:00 +0200 474504 1515489982 1515481680 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699502_resized_tongaathulettstarchkilpriviermaize1022duane.jpg 511 287 PAC welcomes proposed land expropriation without compensation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pac-welcomes-proposed-land-expropriation-without-compensation-2018-01-02 African News Agency LAND REDISTRIBUTION Tue, 02 Jan 2018 19:15:00 +0200 474346 1514913685 1514913300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699091_resized_massmartdirectfarmprogrammemrsjamelamogodisfarmofcolacotzaneen1708121022duane.jpg 511 287 Agbiz disappointment by ANC resolution on land expropriation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agbiz-disappointment-by-anc-resolution-on-land-expropriation-2017-12-21 African News Agency AGRICULTURE Thu, 21 Dec 2017 09:43:00 +0200 474264 1513842499 1513842180 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698895_resized_farmfields1020161022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 South African poultry group calls for probe of forced labour in Brazil http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-poultry-group-calls-for-probe-of-forced-labour-in-brazil-2017-12-12 Reuters AGROPROCESSING Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:12:00 +0200 473691 1513064469 1513062720 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Omnia files contempt of court case at Foskor over contentious phosphoric acid pricing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-files-contempt-of-court-case-at-foskor-over-contentious-phosphoric-acid-pricing-2017-12-08 Dylan Slater CHEMICALS Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:47:00 +0200 473541 1512737449 1512737220 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Doubt whether desalination plants will be delivered by March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/doubt-whether-desalination-plants-will-be-delivered-by-march-2017-12-08 Marleny Arnoldi Agriculture Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471889 1512736125 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693941_resized_capetown40910duane1022.jpg OCEAN ASSISTANCE The City of Cape Town awarded six companies the construction and commissioning of six desalination plants on November 7 as part of the solution to the water crisis 511 287 Knysna rental company acquires high-quality TLB http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/knysna-rental-company-acquires-high-quality-tlb-2017-12-08 Marleny Arnoldi Agriculture Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471935 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693938_resized_kubotal45carlutractorsbusinessinthewesterncape1120171022.jpg POWER LIFTING With a 1.6 t breakout force, the Kubota L45 has a lifting capacity of 1 t at a maximum lifting height of 2.8 m 511 287 Battling threat of sugar tax, excessive imports and low price http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/battling-threat-of-sugar-tax-excessive-imports-and-low-price-2017-12-08 Victor Moolman Agriculture Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472069 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694515_resized_dsc00671022.jpg DEDICATED TO SUGAR CANE Large parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga, about 360 000 ha, are dedicated to growing sugar cane 511 287 Ocean science key to supporting sustainable ocean health http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ocean-science-key-to-supporting-sustainable-ocean-health-2017-12-06 Anine Kilian OCEANS ECONOMY Wed, 06 Dec 2017 17:15:00 +0200 473327 1512573795 1512573300 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696809_resized_ashleyjohnson11171022duane.jpg Department of Environmental Affairs oceans research director Ashley Johnson 511 287 South Africa, Norway announce new oceans research programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-norway-announce-new-oceans-research-programme-2017-12-06 Anine Kilian OCEANS ECONOMY Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:24:00 +0200 473304 1512568294 1512566640 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696785_resized_trineskymoen211171022duane.jpg DST International Cooperation and Resources deputy-director-general Daan du Toit and Norwegian Ambassador to South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar and Namibia Trine Skymoen 511 287 Second Norway-South Africa Science Week to stimulate oceans science and economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/second-norway-south-africa-science-week-to-stimulate-oceans-science-and-economy-2017-12-01 Schalk Burger OCEANS ECONOMY Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:43:00 +0200 472875 1512376776 1512132180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695997_resized_trineskymoen110221217duane.jpg Norwegian ambassador to South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar and Namibia Ambassador Trine Skymoen 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72204_2017-12-01_norwegian_ambassador_-_hd_web.mp415625488Norway Ambassador to South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar and Nambiia Trine Skymoen discusses the upcoming Norway-South Africa science week. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Norway Ambassador to South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar and Nambiia Trine Skymoen discusses the upcoming Norway-South Africa science week. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Municipalities to reduce emissions by diverting waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipalities-to-reduce-emissions-by-diverting-waste-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471334 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692591_resized_organicwaste112017jgafrika1022.jpg WASTE-DIVERSION STRATEGY The strategy entails waste disposal and the beneficial use for business development 511 287 Large companies driving increase in land contamination assessments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/large-companies-driving-increase-in-land-contamination-assessments-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471121 1512395606 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692389_resized_stevemckeownpartner112017erm1022.jpg STEVE MCKEOWN Companies that have a global footprint are more committed to assessing their impact on the environment 511 287 Potential of groundwater in spotlight again amid Western Cape drought http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/potential-of-groundwater-retakes-spotlight-after-decades-of-disinvestment-2017-12-01 Dylan Slater Water Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471753 1511853907 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Crookes Brothers profits down on lower sugar cane revenue http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/crookes-brothers-profits-down-on-lower-sugar-cane-revenue-2017-11-29 African News Agency AGRICULTURE Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:14:00 +0200 472572 1511958987 1511957640 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Omnia delivers double-digit H1 growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-delivers-double-digit-h1-growth-2017-11-28 Natasha Odendaal FINANCIAL RESULTS Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:20:00 +0200 472434 1511875965 1511875200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Land Bank a key driver in transforming agri sector in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/land-bank-a-key-driver-in-transforming-agri-sector-in-south-africa-2017-11-22 African News Agency AGRICULTURE Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:36:00 +0200 471862 1511344363 1511332560 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Third biennial food and drink exhibition to be held in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/third-biennial-food-and-drink-exhibition-to-be-held-in-2018-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469460 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688663_resized_fdtafrica2016exhibition102017fdtafricamessemunchen1022.jpg FDT AFRICA 2018 The aim of fdt Africa 2018 is to consolidate the existing target groups of exhibitors and visitors 511 287 SAB entrepreneurship for employment initiative welcomed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sab-entrepreneurship-for-employment-initiative-welcomed-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469762 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689266_resized_beersouthafrica102017busaprbreweryandwineryindustries20171022.jpg SAB PROGRAMME The SAB entrepreneurial programme, which provides a package of support, was launched in September 511 287 Industry still suffers effects of drought http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-still-suffers-effects-of-drought-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469452 1510643466 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688639_resized_canopies102017vinpro1022.jpg DROUGHT EFFECTS As a result of the drought, the Western Cape has received 30% less rainfall than the amount needed at this stage 511 287 DCD success in winemaking opens new markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biotech-company-turns-to-lucrative-fruit-sugar-concentrates-market-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469761 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689262_resized_fruitsugar102017greencelltechnologiesbloomberg1022.jpg LESS SUGAR Consumers are more informed about the effect of foodstuffs they consume and the growing demand for less sugary products 511 287 New Summerstrand-based ale house opened http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-summerstrand-based-ale-house-opened-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469661 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688997_resized_varietyoffering102017docksidebrewery1022.jpg GLOBAL STYLES Globally, there are more than thirty main styles of beer 511 287 Tank cleaning ensures quality batch, every time http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tank-cleaning-ensures-quality-batch-every-time-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469457 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688654_resized_hydroclawintank102017spraynozzle1022.jpg SPECIALIST PRODUCT The HydroClaw nozzle is a specialist nozzle which is best suited for the cleaning of tanks with high solids content 511 287