Engineering News | Agriculture Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/agriculture Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:28:30 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 New SAPA division GM to focus on chicken dumping issue in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-sapa-division-gm-to-focus-on-chicken-dumping-issue-in-south-africa-2019-01-16 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:28:00 +0200 508725 1547633407 1547630880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Don’t hurt farmers with higher electricity tariffs, says Agri Western Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dont-hurt-farmers-with-higher-electricity-tariffs-says-agri-western-cape-2019-01-15 Kim Cloete ELECTRICITY Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:59:00 +0200 508638 1547621298 1547564340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Hudson appointed Tongaat Hulett CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gavin-hudson-appointed-tongaat-hulett-ceo-2019-01-14 Tasneem Bulbulia FOOD & BEVERAGE Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:33:00 +0200 508484 1547555052 1547472780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agri-hub seen as key post-mining-economy jobs driver in west Gauteng http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agri-hub-seen-as-key-post-mining-economy-jobs-driver-in-west-gauteng-2019-01-14 Terence Creamer AGRICULTURE Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:30:00 +0200 508430 1547477792 1547458200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000774286_resized_agriculturesibanyereapwhatyousow41022.jpg The programme is part of bigger plan to build a sustainable post-mining economy in the West Rand 511 287 Agbiz appoints GM for Fruit Desk initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agbiz-appoints-gm-for-fruit-desk-initiative-2019-01-11 Marleny Arnoldi FOOD & BEVERAGE Fri, 11 Jan 2019 12:41:00 +0200 508332 1547203384 1547203260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nkomazi special economic zone to boost industrialisation in Mpumalanga http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nkomazi-special-economic-zone-to-boost-industrialisation-in-mpumalanga-2019-01-08 African News Agency Agriculture Tue, 08 Jan 2019 12:22:00 +0200 507966 1546952076 1546942920 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773299_resized_dtilogo1022.jpeg 511 287 Land Bank appoints acting CFO, chief risk officers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/land-bank-appoints-acting-cfo-chief-risk-officers-2019-01-08 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Tue, 08 Jan 2019 11:27:00 +0200 507958 1546940688 1546939620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa finds foot-and-mouth disease in cattle in Limpopo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-finds-foot-and-mouth-disease-in-cattle-in-limpopo-2019-01-08 Bloomberg AGRICULTURE Tue, 08 Jan 2019 09:49:00 +0200 507934 1546933848 1546933740 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Draft land-expropriation Bill released for comment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/draft-land-expropriation-bill-released-for-comment-2018-12-21 Bloomberg LEGISLATION Fri, 21 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0200 507769 1545401072 1545400800 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000772899_resized_farminglandexpropriationbloomberg2018.jpg 511 287 Tongaat to make CEO announcement next month http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tongaat-to-make-ceo-announcement-next-month-2018-12-14 Creamer Media Reporter LEADERSHIP Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:36:00 +0200 507624 1544794645 1544794560 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Water monitoring platform one-stop shop for S Africa water intelligence http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-monitoring-platform-one-stop-shop-for-s-africa-water-intelligence-2018-12-06 Cameron Mackay Top Water Projects Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 506759 1544765650 1544738400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770733_resized_satelliteimagetheewaterskloofdamcapetown2017081022.jpg THEEWATERSKLOOF DAM WESTERN CAPE Water is going to be the kingpin in just about every decision-making sector 511 287 Dry conditions threaten 2019 maize crop – Grain SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dry-conditions-threaten-2019-maize-crop-grain-sa-2018-12-12 Reuters AGRICULTURE Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:04:00 +0200 507300 1544601976 1544601840 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 KZN’s 'agricultural master plan' is key to transformation, says MEC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kzns-agricultural-master-plan-is-key-to-transformation-says-mec-2018-12-11 African News Agency AGRICULTURE Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:54:00 +0200 507184 1544525574 1544522040 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Rooibos tea enjoys a rosy outlook from international markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rooibos-tea-enjoys-a-rosy-outlook-from-international-markets-2018-12-10 African News Agency AGRICULTURE/TRADE Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:19:00 +0200 507076 1544445168 1544444340 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Measures in place to boost the Western Cape economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/measures-in-place-to-boost-the-western-cape-economy-2018-12-07 Thabi Madiba Agriculture Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505485 1543910549 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768076_resized_businessinthewesterncapeeconomicopportunitiesmecforwesterncape221120181022.jpg Beverley Schäfer Growth in the Western Cape economy slowed down over the past years because of the drought that impacted on some of the province’s key sectors such as agriculture and tourism 511 287 Local sugar industry struggles to stay afloat http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-sugar-industry-struggles-to-stay-afloat-2018-11-22 Paige Müller Agriculture Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505410 1543910549 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767961_resized_sugarfairplaywideshootprotest1118attributetofairplay1022.jpg UNBALANCED TRADE The world sugar market is distorted by producer country incentives, resulting in production that is surplus to demand 511 287 Partnership for land tenure rights mutually beneficial http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnership-for-land-tenure-rights-mutually-beneficial-2018-11-22 Paige Müller Agriculture Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505423 1543910549 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767958_resized_sugarillovoworkerskzn11181022.jpg WOMEN IN SUGAR More than 65% of those who have benefited from the Illovo Maragra plantation partnership to date have been women 511 287 Sugar dumping remains a crisis for industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-dumping-remains-a-crisis-for-industry-2018-11-22 Paige Müller Agriculture Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505415 1544102102 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767965_resized_sugarfairplayfranciosbairdmarch1118attributetofairplay1022.jpg FRANCOIS BAIRD If the local sugar industry is not assisted soon, the flood of imports will result in contraction, consolidation, closures and job losses 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76851_2018-11-12_fairplay_-_hd_web.mp485159744Anti-dumping organisation FairPlay’s Lebogang Chaka discusses the impact of sugar dumping on the local industry. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd Anti-dumping organisation FairPlay’s Lebogang Chaka discusses the impact of sugar dumping on the local industry. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd Progress made with establishing Nkomazi SEZ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/progress-made-with-establishing-nkomazi-sez-2018-12-06 Marleny Arnoldi SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES Thu, 06 Dec 2018 15:51:00 +0200 506828 1544104369 1544104260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agribusiness outlook remains cautious as lack of rainfall issue looms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agribusiness-outlook-remains-cautious-as-lack-of-rainfall-issue-looms-2018-12-05 Simone Liedtke AGRICULTURE Wed, 05 Dec 2018 16:35:00 +0200 506691 1544020600 1544020500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770553_resized_agbizwandilesihlobo122018simoneliedtke1022.jpg Agbiz agribusiness research head Wandile Sihlobo 511 287 Agbiz, IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index falls to lowest level in nearly a decade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agbiz-idc-agribusiness-confidence-index-falls-to-lowest-level-in-nearly-a-decade-2018-12-04 Simone Liedtke AGRIBUSINESS Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:21:00 +0200 506492 1543918950 1543918860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 The final frontier: who owns the oceans and their hidden treasures? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-final-frontier-who-owns-the-oceans-and-their-hidden-treasures-2018-12-04 Reuters MINERALS Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:20:00 +0200 506493 1543919155 1543918800 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Cape Town households shoulder a bigger share of water restrictions so economy and business can ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-households-shoulder-a-bigger-share-of-water-restrictions-so-economy-and-business-can-recover-2018-11-30 News24Wire WATER Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:44:00 +0200 506255 1543574750 1543574640 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 First institutional anaerobic digester launched at NPO’s Johannesburg premises http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-institutional-anaerobic-digester-launched-at-npos-johannesburg-premises-2018-11-28 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:34:00 +0200 506012 1543415880 1543415640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769152_resized_sanedi1118simone1022.jpg The University of South Africa, Exxaro Resources and the South African National Energy Development Institution on Wednesday launched its first institutional anaerobic digester at nonprofit organisation EARTH Centre’s premises, in Johannesburg 511 287 World’s largest feedlot leads South African beef export push http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/worlds-largest-feedlot-leads-south-african-beef-export-push-2018-11-28 Bloomberg AGROPROCESSING Wed, 28 Nov 2018 10:00:00 +0200 505948 1543392901 1543392000 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Omnia sees R695m nitrophosphate investment as fertiliser ‘game changer’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-sees-r695m-nitrophosphate-investment-as-fertiliser-game-changer-2018-11-27 Terence Creamer CHEMICALS Tue, 27 Nov 2018 15:50:00 +0200 505879 1543417551 1543326600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768923_resized_omnianitrophosphate1022.jpeg Omnia's nitrophosphate plant under construction 511 287 Treasury loses out on more than R1bn in VAT from drought-stricken farmers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/treasury-loses-out-on-more-than-r1bn-in-vat-from-drought-stricken-farmers-2018-11-27 News24Wire Agriculture Tue, 27 Nov 2018 12:34:00 +0200 505847 1543321822 1543314840 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768832_resized_drought1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 UCT growing bricks of any shape from urine http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-growing-any-shape-bricks-from-urine-2018-11-23 Schalk Burger Building materials Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504595 1542965400 1542924000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766061_resized_uctcivilengineeringbiobrickgrowing10181022.jpg GROWING BRICKS Sand, bacteria, fertiliser and urine produce calcium carbonate bricks in any shape 511 287 TPT, AFGRI to enter concessions for port terminals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tpt-afgri-to-enter-concessions-for-port-terminals-2018-11-21 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE; PORTS Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:55:00 +0200 505376 1542812202 1542812100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Barloworld mulls adding another Cat business; cuts 1 000 auto jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/barloworld-mulls-adding-another-cat-business-cuts-1-000-auto-jobs-2018-11-19 Irma Venter EQUIPMENT & LOGISTICS Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:51:00 +0200 505133 1542782421 1542635460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767215_resized_barloworlddominicsewela21022.jpg Dominic Sewela 511 287 Astral commits to R1.1bn in expansion projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/astral-commits-to-r11bn-in-expansion-projects-2018-11-19 Simone Liedtke AGROPROCESSING Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:23:00 +0200 505120 1542965508 1542630180 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767188_resized_eskomdevelopmentfoundationkhariyepoultryfactory402141022duane.jpg 511 287 Wine looking positive in the face of poor economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wine-looking-positive-in-the-face-of-poor-economy-2018-11-16 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503454 1542091283 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763766_resized_brewerybmibeercumulus11181022.jpg MALTITUDE OF BEERS With lower incomes households are opting for cheaper beers at home instead of at restaurants 511 287 Big five to save water for wine producers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/big-five-to-save-water-for-wine-producers-2018-11-16 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503449 1542091283 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763739_resized_brewerywosaharvest11181022.jpg RIPE FOR THE PICKING The harvest done at exactly the right time makes for a good wine 511 287 Connectivity seen as key to leveraging digital spinoffs in farming http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-agriculture-will-have-biggest-impact-on-africa-2018-11-16 Natasha Odendaal AGRICULTURE Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503750 1542091287 1542319200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Aerospace technology could help uplift Africa in many sectors, Airbus claims http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aerospace-technology-could-help-uplift-africa-in-many-sectors-airbus-2018-11-06 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503962 1542091289 1542319200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Cane valuations, land negotiations dent Tongaat Hulett’s H1 headline earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cane-valuations-land-negotiations-dent-tongaat-huletts-h1-headline-earnings-2018-11-12 Marleny Arnoldi SUGAR Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:44:00 +0200 504513 1542030455 1542030240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765859_resized_sugarcanefield1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Sugar maker Tongaat flags H1 loss http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-maker-tongaat-flags-h1-loss-2018-11-09 Reuters AGROPROCESSING Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:14:00 +0200 504338 1541765758 1541765640 99999999999 Reuters 0 0