Engineering News | Agriculture Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/agriculture Tue, 26 Mar 2019 20:25:00 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 South Africa's 2019 maize crop seen down 16% on drought conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-2019-maize-crop-seen-down-16-on-drought-conditions-2019-03-25 Reuters DROUGHT Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:30:00 +0200 515029 1553499191 1553499000 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788866_resized_maizebloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Company positive in flat construction market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-positive-in-flat-construction-market-2019-03-22 Mamaili Mamaila Agriculture Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513737 1552893811 1553205600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000786016_resized_capitalequipmentinconstructionsanybarryowen2203191022.jpg BARRY OWEN Over-capacitated construction sector under extreme pressure owing to oversupply 511 287 Growth strategy prompts innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growth-strategy-prompts-innovation-2019-03-22 Mamaili Mamaila Agriculture Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513487 1552893811 1553205600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785408_resized_capitalequipmentinconstructiontesmec2203191022.jpg GOING GLOCAL Tesmec seeks to expand local presence in the most strategic areas of the world 511 287 Bobcat positive ahead of elections http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bobcat-positive-ahead-of-elections-2019-03-22 Mamaili Mamaila Agriculture Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513752 1552893811 1553205600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000786068_resized_capitalequipmentinconstructionbobcatb7302203191022.jpg EARTHFORCE Bobcat aims to meet the requirement for quality, lower-cost machines 511 287 Construction industry expected to grow over next three years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-industry-expected-to-grow-over-next-three-years-2019-03-22 Mamaili Mamaila Agriculture Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513972 1553504702 1553205600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000786633_resized_capitalequipmentinconstructionhimoinsa234rentalstilllife3background2203191022.jpg BESPOKE DESIGNS Himoinsa is investing significantly in its generator and lighting tower designs for specific local requirements 511 287 Public-Private Growth Initiative identifies 18 ‘priority projects’ to unlock growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-private-growth-initiative-identifies-18-priority-projects-to-unlock-growth-2019-03-18 Terence Creamer INVESTMENT Mon, 18 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0200 514584 1552917159 1552914000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788019_resized_nkosazanadlaminizumaspeakingjohanvanzylmpumimpofuroelfmeyer1022.jpeg Minister in The Presidency Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma speaks, while Dr Johan van Zyl, Mpumi Mpofu and Roelf Meyer listen 511 287 The BioCycle aims to turn human waste into lubricants, biodiesel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-biocycle-aims-to-turn-human-waste-into-lubricants-biodiesel-2019-03-18 Irma Venter WASTE INDUSTRY Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:19:00 +0200 514575 1552916025 1552911540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788007_resized_agriprotein2016cage31222.jpg 511 287 Zimbabwe currency crisis robs Bell of record year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-currency-crisis-robs-bell-of-record-year-2019-03-18 Irma Venter TRUCKS & CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:15:00 +0200 514574 1552916112 1552911300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788004_resized_bellsurfaceminingb601022.jpg 511 287 Agribusiness confidence index rises to 46 in the first quarter http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agribusiness-confidence-index-rises-to-46-in-the-first-quarter-2019-03-18 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:37:00 +0200 514558 1552911793 1552905420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Convicted fraudster seeks to stop parliamentary processes aimed at removing him as Icasa chair http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/convicted-fraudster-seeks-to-stop-parliamentary-processes-aimed-at-removing-him-as-icasa-chair-2019-03-18 News24Wire TELECOMS Mon, 18 Mar 2019 08:54:00 +0200 514499 1552892205 1552892040 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 China a potential market for South African avos as other markets mull import bans http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-a-potential-market-for-south-african-avos-as-other-markets-mull-import-bans-2019-03-15 Simone Liedtke FOOD AND BEVERAGE Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:23:00 +0200 514458 1552656294 1552656180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Egyptian business giving great importance to South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/egyptian-business-giving-great-importance-to-south-africa-2019-03-15 Rebecca Campbell Trade and Investment Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:24:00 +0200 514431 1552645822 1552645440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787662_resized_egyptianpetrochemicalscompanyplantepc1022.jpg An Egyptian petrochemical plant 511 287 Equipment supplier to spread its wings outside South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-supplier-to-spread-its-wings-outside-south-africa-2019-03-15 Mamaili Mamaila Agriculture Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512279 1552313815 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784505_resized_powerandelectricityvermeerequipmentsuppliers021503191022.jpg SITES ON AFRICA Vermeer aims to penetrate the renewable-energy market in Africa 511 287 Grain conveyor solution system offered http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grain-conveyor-solution-system-offered-2019-03-15 Thabi Madiba Agriculture Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512954 1552313817 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Movement calls for Brazilian chicken import ban http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/movement-calls-for-brazilian-chicken-import-ban-2019-03-15 Thabi Madiba Agriculture Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512731 1552313817 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783803_resized_chickenprocessline0820171022bloomberg.jpg CHICKEN FOOT CHICKEN BASE Brazil now accounts for more than 60% of South Africa’s chicken imports, while local producers claim imports are not necessary at all 511 287 TymeBank goes live in Pick n Pay and Boxer stores http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tymebank-goes-live-in-pick-n-pay-and-boxer-stores-2019-03-15 Thabi Madiba Agriculture Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512916 1552313817 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784190_resized_magnetmarsledlightinginstalledatstangersboxersuperstoreoutlet0520171022.jpg CUSTOMER CARE A TymeBank customer will be able to earn Smart Shopper points anywhere when they use their TymeBank card to make a purchase. 511 287 SA farmers turning to technology to boost yields and financial resilience http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-harvest-2019-03-15 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512474 1552381426 1552600800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000786655_resized_digital.jpg 511 287 South Africa sugar tax to cut industry revenues, prompt reform – USDA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-sugar-tax-to-cut-industry-revenues-prompt-reform-usda-2019-03-14 Reuters SUGAR Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:02:00 +0200 514278 1552566855 1552561320 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Ten worst South African performers tell tale of battling economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ten-worst-south-african-performers-tell-tale-of-battling-economy-2019-03-13 Bloomberg ECONOMY Wed, 13 Mar 2019 12:19:00 +0200 514133 1552473082 1552472340 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Shares in Tongaat fall to lowest level since 1993 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shares-in-tongaat-fall-to-lowest-level-since-1993-2019-03-11 Mariaan Webb AGROPROCESSING Mon, 11 Mar 2019 10:44:00 +0200 513858 1552297789 1552293840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 African seed companies outperform international peers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-seed-companies-outperform-international-peers-2019-03-07 Nadine James AGRICULTURE Thu, 07 Mar 2019 15:43:00 +0200 513642 1551968760 1551966180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 York expects lower H1 earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/york-expects-lower-h1-earnings-2019-03-07 Tasneem Bulbulia TIMBER Thu, 07 Mar 2019 15:08:00 +0200 513625 1551964149 1551964080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Winemakers open new African frontier with Drakensberg vines http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/winemakers-open-new-african-frontier-with-drakensberg-vines-2019-03-06 Bloomberg AGROPROCESSING Wed, 06 Mar 2019 12:15:00 +0200 513453 1551867509 1551867300 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Packaging company drives waste-free economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/packaging-company-drives-waste-free-economy-2019-03-01 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511546 1551105228 1551391200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781113_resized_catherinemorris0319highres1022.jpg CATHERINE MORRIS A waste-free world is a possibility for the future 511 287 New technologies set to transform global food chain in next five years – IBM http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/food-chain-to-be-boosted-by-new-technologies-ibm-2019-03-01 Schalk Burger FOOD TECHNOLOGY Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512045 1551105230 1551391200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782311_resized_ibmcloudandcognitivesoftwareseniorvparvindkrishna2191022.jpg ARVIND KRISHNA IBM unveiled five solutions in February to improve the food chain and food security 511 287 Dubai scientists grow super crops that thrive in salty deserts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dubai-scientists-grow-super-crops-that-thrive-in-salty-deserts-2019-02-28 Bloomberg AGROPROCESSING Thu, 28 Feb 2019 10:26:00 +0200 512878 1551343121 1551342360 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 South Africa's 2019 maize crop seen 20% lower after drought delays plantings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-2019-maize-crop-seen-20-lower-after-drought-delays-plantings-2019-02-26 Reuters Agriculture Tue, 26 Feb 2019 12:33:00 +0200 512652 1551177292 1551177180 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783664_resized_maizefarmingsouthafricareuters1022.jpg 511 287 South African Canegrowers Association to brief Parliament committee on sugar industry crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-canegrowers-association-to-brief-parliament-committee-on-sugar-industry-crisis-2019-02-25 African News Agency AGROPROCESSING Mon, 25 Feb 2019 11:03:00 +0200 512538 1551088397 1551085380 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Tongaat shares drop after profit warning http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tongaat-shares-drop-after-profit-warning-2019-02-22 Reuters AGROPROCESSING Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:53:00 +0200 512483 1550843698 1550843580 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Intervention needed as chicken imports reach record high – poultry association http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/intervention-needed-as-chicken-imports-reach-record-high-poultry-association-2019-02-21 African News Agency FOOD & BEVERAGE Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:08:00 +0200 512271 1550736630 1550736480 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Sugar tax will shrink the industry, says South African sugar association http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-tax-will-shrink-the-industry-says-south-african-sugar-association-2019-02-21 African News Agency AGRICULTURE Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:42:00 +0200 512265 1550735057 1550734920 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 South Africa will have to produce 50% more food by 2050 or face crisis – WWF http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-will-have-to-produce-50-more-food-by-2050-or-face-crisis-wwf-2019-02-20 News24Wire AGRICULTURE Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:43:00 +0200 512080 1550645736 1550644980 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Icasa boss sentenced to 20 years in prison for fraud, money laundering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/icasa-boss-sentenced-to-20-years-in-prison-for-fraud-money-laundering-2019-02-15 News24Wire Agriculture Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:16:00 +0200 511735 1550241348 1550222160 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781641_resized_rubbenmohlalogaicasaactingchairperson.jpg Icasa chairperson Rubben Mohlaloga 511 287 Airbus launches new space-based service for precision agriculture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airbus-launches-new-space-based-service-for-precision-agriculture-2019-02-15 Rebecca Campbell Space Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510608 1549952201 1550181600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Continental optimises tyre test with driverless test vehicle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continental-optimises-tyre-test-with-self-driving-test-vehicle-2019-01-31 Cameron Mackay Rubber Manufacturing & Products Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510248 1549952199 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778357_resized_continentalcruisingchauffeur1220181022.jpg DRIVERLESS NAVIGATION The driverless vehicle pilots the testing route with a GPS-supported satellite navigation system 511 287 Afgri Technology Services partners with UP organisation to foster agri innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afgri-technology-services-partners-with-up-organisation-to-foster-agri-innovation-2019-02-13 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:14:00 +0200 511495 1550067360 1550067240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Marginal decrease in South Africa’s unemployment rate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/marginal-decrease-in-south-africas-unemployment-rate-2019-02-12 Tasneem Bulbulia LABOUR Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:49:00 +0200 511388 1550040213 1549982940 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0