Engineering News | Agriculture Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/agriculture Fri, 20 Apr 2018 03:26:16 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Researchers discover a new coastal current off Madagascar http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/researchers-discover-a-new-coastal-current-off-madagascar-2018-04-09 Simone Liedtke SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:39:00 +0200 483308 1523283059 1523281140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Harbour materials handling company transforms corporate identity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/harbour-materials-handling-company-transforms-corporate-identity-2018-03-30 Jessica Oosthuizen Agriculture Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481027 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713835_resized_mobiconmobilecontainerbltworld03181022.jpg CONTAINER HANDLER BLTWORLD’s portfolio of container and bulk handling equipment now includes straddle carriers 511 287 Short retention time silo installed in Thailand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/short-retention-time-silo-installed-in-thailand-2018-03-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Agriculture Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480948 1522048525 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713724_resized_boschprojectsshortretentiontimerefinedsugarconditioningsilohvacroomcomprising3blowersand2airconunits0320181022.jpg NEW TECHNOLOGY The newly developed short retention time refined sugar conditioning silo enables reduced residence time of 16 hours, compared with the standard period of between 65 and 72 hours 511 287 Renewability driving forest and paper industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewability-driving-forest-and-paper-industry-2018-03-30 Victor Moolman Agriculture Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481243 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Lack of carton collection reduces recycling processes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-carton-collection-reduces-recycling-processes-2018-03-30 Victor Moolman Agriculture Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481239 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Safety solution provided for contractor at Sappi mill http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-solution-provided-to-contractor-at-sappi-mill-2018-03-30 Victor Moolman Agriculture Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481248 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Paper producer to upgrade Mpumalanga mill http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/paper-producer-to-upgrade-mpumalanga-mill-2018-03-30 Victor Moolman Agriculture Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481232 1522940405 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714678_resized_20180316sappi1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73503_2018-03-16_sappi_cg_-_hd_web.mp452768736SAPPI southern Africa CEO Alex Thiel explains what the company is doing and how the paper industry has changed. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. SAPPI southern Africa CEO Alex Thiel explains what the company is doing and how the paper industry has changed. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Polymer offering diversified into US beet sugar industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/polymer-offering-diversified-into-us-beet-sugar-industry-2018-03-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Agriculture Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480946 1522048525 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713720_resized_vesconitebearingshangerellipticalhangerbearingforsugarapplications02181022.jpg PROCESS SWEETENER The HiTemp 150 hanger bearing is an abrasive-resistant material, ideal for applications that are wearing on traditional materials such as bronze 511 287 Insufficient tariff requires urgent intervention http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/insufficient-tariff-requires-urgent-intervention-2018-03-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Agriculture Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481071 1522048525 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713933_resized_southafricansugarassociationsugartaxinfographic03181022.jpg PROBLEMATIC The Health Promotion Levy currently being pursued will have an adverse effect on the local sugar market 511 287 Plug-and-play IoT edge gateway launched for industry, mining http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plug-and-play-iot-edge-gateway-launched-for-industry-mining-2018-03-27 Schalk Burger INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:01:00 +0200 482248 1522144227 1522137660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Governance key to boosting intra-Africa timber trade – AfDB report http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/governance-key-to-boosting-intra-africa-timber-trade-afdb-report-2018-03-23 Simone Liedtke AGRICULTURE Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:21:00 +0200 482021 1521793373 1521793260 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Cape farmers lose 25% of orchards, vineyards as result of drought – expert http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-farmers-lose-25-of-orchards-vineyards-as-result-of-drought-expert-2018-03-22 News24Wire AGRICULTURE Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:55:00 +0200 481868 1521712619 1521712500 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 New research facility to unlock economic potential of South Africa’s biomass waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-research-facility-to-unlock-economic-potential-of-south-africas-biomass-waste-2018-03-20 Shirley le Guern RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:50:00 +0200 481718 1521558797 1521557400 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715426_resized_bidf121022.jpg Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane and Biorefinery Development Facility group leader Bruce Sithole 511 287 Ramaphosa says there will be 'broad discussion' on expropriation without compensation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-says-there-will-be-broad-discussion-on-expropriation-without-compensation-2018-03-15 News24Wire LAND Thu, 15 Mar 2018 08:26:00 +0200 481192 1521096004 1521095160 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714195_resized_cyrilramaphosaparliament20220181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Steinhoff sells part of stake in South Africa's KAP to help cut debt http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steinhoff-sells-part-of-stake-in-south-africas-kap-to-help-cut-debt-2018-03-14 Reuters M&A Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:45:00 +0200 481122 1521021019 1521020700 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Southern Africa likely to see GDP growth above 2% in the next two years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/southern-africa-likely-to-see-gdp-growth-in-the-next-two-years-2018-03-12 Anine Kilian ECONOMY Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:12:00 +0200 480888 1521203007 1520867520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Confidence in agriculture ticks up, but land expropriation yet to weigh in http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/confidence-in-agriculture-ticks-up-but-land-expropriation-yet-to-weigh-in-2018-03-12 Megan van Wyngaardt AGRICULTURE Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:05:00 +0200 480846 1520857349 1520856300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713384_resized_sibanyedonaldsondamagriculturalcooperativegoldallianceproject1110220716duane.jpg 511 287 Energy company launches new product, expands operation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-company-launches-new-product-expands-operation-2018-03-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Agriculture Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478964 1520318916 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709038_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalsgarypullensaoil0320181022.jpg GARY PULLEN SA Oil is entering the agricultural market, with a client-centric service offering 511 287 Wine industry continuously focuses on transformation, social development, says Vinpro http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wine-industry-continuously-focuses-on-transformation-social-development-says-vinpro-2018-03-07 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Wed, 07 Mar 2018 15:07:00 +0200 480453 1520428955 1520428020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000712497_resized_vinprophilbowes0320181022.jpg Vinpro transformation and development manager Phil Bowes 511 287 Land expropriation without compensation key for economic growth – Masondo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/land-expropriation-without-compensation-key-for-economic-growth-masonda-2018-03-06 Anine Kilian LAND REFORM Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:38:00 +0200 480303 1520348734 1520343480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000712173_resized_agriculturefarming110220515duane.jpg 511 287 Zambia taps climate fund to battle worsening drought http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-taps-climate-fund-to-battle-worsening-drought-2018-03-05 Reuters DROUGHT Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:20:00 +0200 480128 1520252478 1520252400 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 International community should not panic over land reform – Sisulu http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/international-community-should-not-panic-over-land-reform-sisulu-2018-03-05 News24Wire LAND Mon, 05 Mar 2018 08:13:00 +0200 480070 1520230619 1520230380 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711537_resized_lindiwesisulugovtza11022.jpg Minister of international relations and co-operation Lindiwe Sisulu 511 287 Rapid adoption of automation critical for local steel industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rapid-adoption-of-automation-critical-for-local-steel-industry-2018-02-16 Paige Müller Agriculture Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478505 1519654878 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708042_resized_firstcutandrewpoole021810223.jpg ANDREW POOLE The South African steel industry must keep up with Industry 4.0 automation trends to remain competitive in the global market 511 287 New, existing products on display at expo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-existing-products-on-display-at-expo-2018-03-02 Tasneem Bulbulia Agriculture Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478174 1519809614 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000707220_resized_smithkubota0131u153za110220181022.jpg LOCAL DEBUT Smith Power Equipment will launch a new Kubota excavator at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA this year 511 287 Long-suffering SA manufacturing sector hoping to reap Ramaphosa dividend http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-optimistic-that-new-governance-will-build-sa-manufacturing-2018-03-02 Dylan Slater MANUFACTURING Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478819 1519718137 1519941600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710220_resized_new.jpg 511 287 Trade agreement with the EU a boost for Western Cape exports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-agreement-with-the-eu-a-boost-for-western-cape-exports-2018-03-01 Kim Cloete TRADE Thu, 01 Mar 2018 17:14:00 +0200 479939 1519976526 1519917240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Ramaphosa: Land motion 'no reason to panic or beat the war drum' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-land-motion-no-reason-to-panic-or-beat-the-war-drum-2018-03-01 News24Wire LAND Thu, 01 Mar 2018 15:45:00 +0200 479908 1519912607 1519911900 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711131_resized_cyrilramaphosamarch20181022.jpeg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Omnia acquires Oro Agri for $100m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-acquires-oro-agri-for-100m-2018-03-01 Simone Liedtke AGRICULTURE Thu, 01 Mar 2018 14:57:00 +0200 479890 1519974896 1519909020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Losses mount in Western Cape's farm sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/losses-mount-in-western-capes-farm-sector-2018-03-01 Reuters ECONOMY Thu, 01 Mar 2018 14:17:00 +0200 479871 1519906801 1519906620 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711043_resized_capetownweatherdroughtelnino1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Ramaphosa aims to resolve land issue "once and for all" http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-says-aims-to-resolve-land-issue-once-and-for-all-2018-03-01 Reuters LAND Thu, 01 Mar 2018 14:16:00 +0200 479870 1519908814 1519906560 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711040_resized_cyrilramaphosapresidencyfeb20181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Sapoa concerned about land expropriation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sapoa-concerned-about-land-expropriation-2018-03-01 Thabi Madiba POLITICS Thu, 01 Mar 2018 12:20:00 +0200 479846 1519901661 1519899600 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710983_resized_grainmaizefarminglandsouthafricalandrights1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Consumers urged to buy local as poultry industry remains ‘in distress’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consumers-urged-to-buy-local-as-poultry-industry-remains-in-distress-2018-02-27 Simone Liedtke AGROPROCESSING Tue, 27 Feb 2018 15:38:00 +0200 479541 1519739898 1519738680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UCT civil engineering graduate wins national award for waterless urinal study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-civil-engineering-graduate-wins-national-award-for-waterless-urinal-study-2018-02-22 Schalk Burger CIVIL ENGINEERING Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:14:00 +0200 479148 1519305398 1519305240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Bidcorp interim results in line with company expectations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bidcorp-interim-results-in-line-with-company-expectations-2018-02-21 Simone Liedtke FINANCIAL RESULTS Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:20:00 +0200 479015 1519224288 1519222800 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Illovo’s economic value-add in Africa reported at R23.8bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/illovos-economic-value-add-in-africa-reported-at-r238bn-2018-02-21 Schalk Burger SUGAR ECONOMY Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:00:00 +0200 479010 1519222295 1519221600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Treasury allocates R6bn for drought relief measures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/treasury-allocates-r6bn-for-drought-relief-measures-2018-02-21 Megan van Wyngaardt BUDGET 2018 Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:35:00 +0200 478989 1519289589 1519216500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709102_resized_theewaterskloofdamdroughtlandclimatechangereuters1022.jpg 511 287 Coega SEZ receives EIA approval for desalination, aquaculture zones http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coega-sez-receives-eia-approval-for-desalination-aquaculture-zones-2018-02-19 Schalk Burger COEGA EIA Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:17:00 +0200 478720 1519050036 1519049820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0