Engineering News | Agriculture Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/agriculture Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:39:56 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 York's FY results negatively affected by raw material supply challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/yorks-fy-results-negatively-affected-by-raw-material-supply-challenges-2017-09-26 Anine Kilian FORESTRY PRODUCTS Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:43:00 +0200 465894 1506435477 1506433380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Quantum Foods confirms avian flu outbreak at two Western Cape layer farms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quantum-foods-confirms-avian-flu-outbreak-at-two-western-cape-layer-farms-2017-09-20 Creamer Media Reporter POULTRY Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:03:00 +0200 465367 1505894666 1505894580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Barloworld celebrates 90-year Caterpillar milestone http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/barloworld-celebrates-90-years-in-local-partnership-with-caterpillar-2017-09-15 Dylan Slater Capital Equipment Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463760 1505199184 1505426400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Equipment manufacturer inaugurates new facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-manufacturer-inaugurates-new-facility-2017-09-15 Mia Breytenbach CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463804 1505199167 1505426400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676183_resized_capitalequipmentcaterpillarfacility0920171022.jpg SHEER ADVANTAGE The 60 000 m2 facility allows for the ability to work more efficiently while increasing capacity to provide unmatched parts availability for customers across Africa 511 287 Localisation key to welding industry growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/localisation-key-to-welding-industry-growth-2017-09-15 Nica Schreuder Agriculture Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462505 1505199165 1505426400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673262_resized_20160129senotlelofeedmillagriculutralwelding1022.jpg AGRICULTURAL WELDING The Senotlelo feed mill is an example of how welding is used in the agriculture industry 511 287 Solar grid keeps harvests high, hospitals lit in parched rural Zimbabwe http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-grid-keeps-harvests-high-hospitals-lit-in-parched-rural-zimbabwe-2017-09-11 Reuters ELECTRICITY Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:04:00 +0200 464298 1505133948 1505131440 1507672800 Reuters 0 0 South African business delegation sets off for Russia http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-business-delegation-sets-off-for-russia-2017-09-08 Natasha Odendaal TRADE Fri, 08 Sep 2017 11:28:00 +0200 464149 1504872535 1504862880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Edible-oil refinery gives grape seed industry a boost http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/edible-oil-refinery-gives-grape-seed-industry-a-boost-2017-09-08 Robyn Wilkinson Agriculture Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462411 1505195014 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673098_resized_edibleoilrefineryprovidesvalueaddtosomersetwestgrapeindustry0820171022.jpg ENHANCING LOCAL INDUSTRY The new refinery will contribution to the economic growth of Somerset West by further enhancing the well-established grape industry in the region 511 287 Low-skilled labour plan could provide solution to unemployment challenge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/low-skilled-labour-plan-could-provide-solution-to-unemployment-challenge-2017-09-01 David Oliveira EMPLOYMENT Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462797 1504594095 1504821600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 SA’s export strategy aims to boost capacity for value-added goods, services trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-export-strategy-aims-to-assist-reach-6-export-growth-target-by-2030-2017-08-28 David Oliveira EXPORT STRATEGY Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462843 1504597088 1504821600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676001_resized_trading.jpg 511 287 Clover warns of up to 67% drop in FY17 HEPS http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/clover-warns-of-up-to-67-drop-in-fy17-heps-2017-09-07 Creamer Media Reporter FOOD & BEVERAGE Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:03:00 +0200 464000 1504777854 1504774980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 NWK appoints new CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nwk-appoints-new-ceo-2017-09-05 Creamer Media Reporter APPOINTMENT Tue, 05 Sep 2017 15:44:00 +0200 463800 1504621095 1504619040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676171_resized_theorabe1022.jpg NWK CEO Theo Rabe 511 287 SA out of recession but growth far from NDP ambitions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-economy-recovers-from-recession-in-q2-2017-09-05 African News Agency ECONOMY Tue, 05 Sep 2017 11:51:00 +0200 463752 1504614931 1504605060 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676069_resized_economynew.jpeg 511 287 Agribusiness confidence index declines further in Q3 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agribusiness-confidence-index-declines-further-in-q3-2017-09-04 Anine Kilian AGRICULTURE Mon, 04 Sep 2017 14:52:00 +0200 463649 1504529631 1504529520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Debate on land rehab for future farming comes to the fore as mine closures increase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/debate-on-land-rehab-for-future-farming-comes-to-the-fore-as-mine-closures-increase-2017-09-01 Dylan Slater MINE REHABILITATION Fri, 01 Sep 2017 08:00:00 +0200 463070 1504009950 1504245600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674511_resized_beyond.jpg 511 287 Poultry industry challenges, drought negatively impact on RCL Foods’ FY17 profit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/poultry-industry-challenges-drought-negatively-impact-on-rcl-foods-fy17-profit-2017-08-30 Mia Breytenbach FOOD AND BEVERAGE Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:49:00 +0200 463251 1504101817 1504100940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674865_resized_chicken1022bloomberg.jpg Bloomberg 511 287 Ghost tomato factory showcase for Nigeria's farming problems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ghost-tomato-factory-showcase-for-nigerias-farming-problems-2017-08-30 Reuters AGRICULTURE Wed, 30 Aug 2017 08:28:00 +0200 463124 1504082097 1504074480 1506722400 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674670_resized_alikodangote1022reuters.jpg Dangote Group founder and CEO Aliko Dangote 511 287 South Africa's crop committee raises record maize estimate by 2.7% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-crop-committee-raises-record-maize-estimate-by-27-2017-08-29 Reuters AGRICULTURE Tue, 29 Aug 2017 15:51:00 +0200 463091 1504014857 1504014660 1506636000 Reuters 0 0 Disaster relief money starts flowing into Western Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/disaster-relief-money-starts-flowing-into-western-cape-2017-08-29 News24Wire DISASTER RELIEF Tue, 29 Aug 2017 10:50:00 +0200 463025 1503996757 1503996600 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Water department proposes up to 14.6% increase in raw water tariffs for 2018/19 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-department-proposes-up-to-146-increase-in-raw-water-tariffs-for-201819-2017-08-25 Mia Breytenbach WATER Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:14:00 +0200 462813 1503672023 1503670440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673995_resized_randwaterwaterpurificationandpumpingstationzuikerboschvereeniging210812duanecopy1022.jpg 511 287 Infrastructure key to unlocking trade and value chains across SADC region http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-key-to-unlocking-trade-and-value-chains-across-sadc-region-2017-08-25 Anine Kilian INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 25 Aug 2017 08:00:00 +0200 462445 1503923184 1503640800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673167_resized_integration.jpg 511 287 Hotel group moves to integrate bamboo products into facilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hotel-group-signs-deal-to-integrate-deforestation-free-sustainable-bamboo-products-into-facilities-2017-08-25 Ilan Solomons GREEN BUILDING Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461599 1503394148 1503612000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670998_resized_bamboocharcoal1ecoplanetbamboo010820171022.jpg AIR QUALITY IMPROVER EcoPlanet Bamboo will initially supply Mantis with for use across the group’s hotel rooms to improve the quality of indoor air 511 287 Innovative surfactants enhance firefighting http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-surfactants-enhance-waters-fire-fighting-potential-2017-08-25 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461435 1503384957 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670655_resized_lourensjansenvanrensburg062017icatenvironmentalsolutions1022.jpg LOURENS JANSEN VAN RENSBURG iFire is an ideal water-treatment agent to improve the wetting capability of water which, in turn, enhances its firefighting capability 511 287 Poultry industry and government to set up task team for bird flu – Zokwana http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/poultry-industry-and-government-to-set-up-task-team-for-bird-flu-zokwana-2017-08-23 African News Agency AGRICULTURE Wed, 23 Aug 2017 08:37:00 +0200 462410 1503471634 1503470220 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Opinion: Turning the chicken war into a trade war http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-turning-the-chicken-war-into-a-trade-war-2017-08-18 Creamer Media Reporter OPINION Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:21:00 +0200 462056 1503048112 1503044460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672332_resized_donaldmackayprofilepicfinal69121022.jpg Donald Mackay 511 287 African conference strives to boost bioenergy industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-conference-strives-to-boost-bioenergy-industries-2017-08-18 Nadine James Agriculture Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460573 1502782666 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668709_resized_gorgefarmkenyafiestbiogasplantipptropicalpowerjul20141022.jpg GORGE FARM The commercial vegetable farm in Naivasha, Kenya, hosts a biogas plant as part of a larger renewable energy project - the Gorge Farm Energy Park 511 287 Organisation lobbies government to kick-start biogas market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisation-lobbies-government-to-kickstart-biogas-market-2017-08-18 Nadine James Agriculture Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460699 1503298827 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669090_resized_biogasfaciltyonfarmsabia08171022.jpg AGRICULTURAL BENEFITS A booming biogas industry will create jobs and ensure greater job security within the agricultural sector 511 287 Sustainable partnerships needed to ensure Africa’s food security http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-approaches-and-sustainable-partnerships-needed-to-ensure-africas-food-security-agricultural-economist-2017-08-18 David Oliveira FOOD SECURITY Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460318 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668274_resized_wessellemmer07171022.jpg WESSEL LEMMER Achieving sustainable food security for urban and rural citizens remains an important priority for governments across Africa 511 287 Lovell steps down as Sapa head http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lovell-steps-down-as-sapa-head-2017-08-16 Natasha Odendaal MANAGEMENT CHANGES Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:31:00 +0200 461782 1502874266 1502872260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Suspected avian flu outbreak in Western Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/suspected-avian-flu-outbreak-in-western-cape-2017-08-14 Natasha Odendaal POULTRY Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:40:00 +0200 461446 1502700401 1502700000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Agricultural irrigation efficiency framework improves water use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agricultural-irrigation-efficiency-framework-improves-water-use-2017-08-11 Robyn Wilkinson Agriculture Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459536 1501769218 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666322_resized_instituteforagricengwaterefficiency0720171022.jpg STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT With effective water management and good subsurface drainage, soil health conditions can be created for irrigation farming to assist with food security in South Africa 511 287 AgriProtein assessing two new fly-farming sites in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agri-science-2017-08-04 Irma Venter AGRISCIENCE Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459193 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Creative farming methods ensure sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/creative-farming-methods-ensure-sustainability-2017-08-11 Robyn Wilkinson Agriculture Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459532 1501769218 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666416_resized_haygrovetunnelsfullcircleproject07201711022.jpg PLANT PROTECTION Haygrove’s multispan polytunnel structure provides a controlled environment for the aquaponic and hydroponic systems 511 287 Equipment drives farming sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-equipment-drives-livestock-farming-sustainability-2017-08-11 Robyn Wilkinson Agriculture Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459558 1501769218 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666425_resized_vermeerr2300basketrake0720171022.jpg BETTER FEED The Vermeer R2300 basket rake ensures a cleaner forage, increasing the production value of dairy and beef cattle 511 287 Rust-prevention sealing system ideal for corrosive environments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rust-prevention-sealing-system-ideal-for-corrosive-environments-2017-08-11 Nadine James Agriculture Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459738 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666757_resized_bmgrustanodecoldgalvanisation07171022.jpg MULTIPURPOSE PRODUCT Rust-Anode is perfect for applications where an anti-corrosion seal would be beneficial 511 287 Small farms an economical option in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-farms-an-economical-option-in-s-africa-2017-08-11 Robyn Wilkinson Agriculture Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459534 1501769218 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666316_resized_hinomotosmallscaletractors0720171022.jpg MAXIMUM BENEFIT Hinomoto’s small-scale tractors ensure that farmland is used in the most efficient way possible, maximising yield sizes 511 287 Stakeholder support integral to urban farming in S Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stakeholder-support-integral-to-urban-farming-in-s-africa-2017-08-11 Robyn Wilkinson Agriculture Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459561 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666433_resized_vericalfarminginchina0720171022.jpg MODERN FARMING Wheat grass and other leafy greens are being grown in vertical farming units in China created out of retrofitted shipping containers 511 287