Engineering News | Education & Skills Development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/education Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:41:41 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Education & Skills Development 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 Education & Skills Development 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 Artisan training moving to high technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/artisan-training-moving-to-high-technology-2018-12-07 Schalk Burger SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505910 1543910551 1544133600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 Education & Skills Development 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 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 Education & Skills Development 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 Ramaphosa to announce effective date for national minimum wage in Kliptown http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-to-announce-effective-date-for-national-minimum-wage-in-kliptown-2018-12-06 African News Agency Education & Skills Development Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:07:00 +0200 506723 1544107144 1544083620 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770631_resized_cyrilramaphosa021120181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 SARB sponsors chair to develop financial stability studies portfolio at UCT http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sarb-sponsors-chair-to-develop-financial-stability-studies-portfolio-at-uct-2018-12-05 Marleny Arnoldi FINANCE Wed, 05 Dec 2018 14:15:00 +0200 506653 1544012208 1544012100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Two South African entrepreneurs shortlisted for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/two-south-african-entrepreneurs-shortlisted-for-africa-prize-for-engineering-innovation-2018-12-04 Simone Liedtke ENTREPRENEURS Tue, 04 Dec 2018 13:01:00 +0200 506498 1543921630 1543921260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770179_resized_entrepreneurneohutiripeleboxsmartlockers1220181022.jpg Pelebox Smart Locker system developer Neo Hutiri 511 287 Universities excel in Greenovate Property and Engineering Awards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/universities-excel-in-greenovate-property-and-engineering-awards-2018-12-04 Simone Liedtke PROPERTY Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:13:00 +0200 506491 1543918739 1543918380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770168_resized_propertygrowthpointgreenovate2018propertyawardwinners1220181022.jpg The winning UCT team in the Greenovate Property Awards category comprised Michael Inskip, Samantha Johnson and Morgan Knowles, supervised by Saul Nurick and Karen Le Jeune 511 287 International nuclear school for Africa successfully held in South Africa for second time http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/international-nuclear-school-for-africa-successfully-held-in-south-africa-for-second-time-2018-11-30 Rebecca Campbell NUCLEAR Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:08:00 +0200 506274 1543584180 1543583280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Regulatory, payment efficiencies needed to support SME jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regulatory-payment-efficiencies-needed-to-support-sme-jobs-2018-11-30 Schalk Burger SMALL BUSINESS Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505286 1543237343 1543528800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Digital disruption to bring core engineering skills to fore http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/future-of-engineering-2018-11-30 Schalk Burger ENGINEERING Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505309 1543304197 1543528800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768749_resized_future.jpg 511 287 Thyssenkrupp Technical Training Academy opens doors in Gauteng http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thyssenkrupp-technical-training-academy-opens-doors-to-education-and-innovation-2018-11-23 Natasha Odendaal EDUCATION & TRAINING Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504636 1543928750 1543528800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Proper training, upgrading skills essential in flooring industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proper-training-and-updating-skills-are-essential-in-the-flooring-industry-2018-11-30 Thabi Madiba Education & Skills Development Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505068 1543988674 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Flooring project under way in Midrand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flooring-project-under-way-in-midrand-2018-11-30 Thabi Madiba Education & Skills Development Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504812 1543988750 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766451_resized_brandedprofilesflooring151120181022.jpg WORK IN PROGRESS An installer prepares a floor to install floor covering 511 287 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 Ramaphosa signs minimum wage bill into law http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-signs-minimum-wage-bill-into-law-2018-11-26 Reuters Education & Skills Development Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:10:00 +0200 505753 1543242929 1543234200 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768639_resized_cyrilramaphosaafricacontinentalfreetradeareaagreement10620181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Zuma's Nene sacking cost SA 148 000 jobs, 1% of GDP http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zumas-nene-sacking-cost-sa-148-000-jobs-1-of-gdp-2018-11-23 News24Wire Education & Skills Development Fri, 23 Nov 2018 15:46:00 +0200 505646 1542983139 1542980760 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768406_resized_nhlanhlanene120720181022.jpg Former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene 511 287 Early days for stainless steel in cladding, construction industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stainless-steel-market-in-construction-cladding-in-early-development-stage-2018-10-22 Simone Liedtke Education & Skills Development Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502393 1542965447 1542924000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764611_resized_stainlesssteelsouthafricanstainlesssteeldevelopmentassociation102018sassda1022.jpg INTO FOCUS Stainless steel in cladding construction brings the advantages into focus 511 287 Trade wars costly to long-term construction projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-wars-costly-to-long-term-construction-projects-2018-11-23 Simone Liedtke Education & Skills Development Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503849 1542965466 1542924000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764607_resized_steelsteeldirectorandrewvangool112018fabcon1022.jpg ANDREW VAN GOOL Companies are unwilling to hold stock for a longer period of time 511 287 Vusi Khanyile appointed WWF-SA chairperson http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vusi-khanyile-appointed-wwf-sa-chairperson-2018-11-16 Simone Liedtke NEW APPOINTMENTS / ENVIRONMENT Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:42:00 +0200 505032 1542375904 1542375720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767027_resized_environmentvusikhanyilechairperson112018worldwildlifefund1022.jpg Newly-elected World Wide Fund-South Africa’s (WWF-SA) chairperson Vusi Khanyile 511 287 Upcoming protest not the first amid talks of transition away from coal – SAWEA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upcoming-protest-not-the-first-amid-talks-of-transition-away-from-coal-sawea-2018-11-16 Simone Liedtke WIND ENERGY / LABOUR Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:39:00 +0200 505031 1542375626 1542375540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 All not lost, despite trust deficit between govt, private sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/all-not-lost-despite-trust-deficit-between-govt-private-sector-2018-11-16 Simone Liedtke SMALL BUSINESS Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:05:00 +0200 505022 1542375383 1542373500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766983_resized_smallbusinessministerialroundtable112018sabusinessincubationconferencedylanslater1022.jpg 511 287 Industry should use slowdown to train staff http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-should-use-slowdown-to-train-staff-2018-10-31 Jessica Oosthuizen Education & Skills Development Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503348 1542091281 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763551_resized_concretetci11181022.jpg CONCRETE COGNITION Concrete is extensively used in all civil and construction projects and sound concrete technology knowledge is important 511 287 Lack of funding worsens skills shortage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-funding-exacerbating-skills-shortage-in-paint-industry-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Education & Skills Development Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503260 1542091282 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763391_resized_paintcanssapma11181022.jpg LEAD FREE Sapma is advocating for the removal of lead from all paint 511 287 Project to have major economic impact http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motherwell-project-to-have-major-economic-impact-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Education & Skills Development Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503333 1542362577 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763518_resized_prasatrainenroutetowolmertona659912421022.jpg MOTHERWELL PASSENGER RAIL CORRIDOR The construction of the railway line and associated infrastructure is scheduled to start in 2022/23 511 287 VR reinventing education, training in organisations – BSC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vr-reinventing-education-training-in-organisations-bsc-2018-11-14 Simone Liedtke SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:27:00 +0200 504751 1542207512 1542205620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Business confidence recovering amid looming challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-confidence-recovering-amid-looming-challenges-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Education & Skills Development Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502682 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762146_resized_invinciblevalvesdylan11181022.jpg LOCAL MANUFACTURE Member companies of the South African Valve and Actuator Manufacturers Association account for about 80% of the valves and actuators manufactured and/or assembled locally 511 287 Clear strategy to identify talented individuals first step in developing leaders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/challenging-employees-develops-leadership-capabilities-2018-11-02 Schalk Burger SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502625 1540884152 1541109600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762035_resized_eatonafricamdseydoukane10181022.jpg SEYDOU KANE Eaton recognises the importance of a diverse business and leadership 511 287 Businesses need increased awareness when managing risks – Dlamini http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/businesses-need-increased-awareness-when-managing-risks-dlamini-2018-10-30 Simone Liedtke BIG DATA / RISK MANAGEMENT Tue, 30 Oct 2018 16:55:00 +0200 503285 1540911472 1540911300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763431_resized_kusenidlaminimassmart10181022dylan.jpg Massmart chairperson Kuseni Dlamini 511 287 Study examines impact of strikes on South African economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-study-on-the-impact-of-strikes-on-s-african-economy-2018-10-11 Paige Müller Education & Skills Development Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501495 1540218013 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759675_resized_sasolsign1018bloombergen10181022.jpg PROLONGED INDUSTRIAL ACTION Sasol employees and members of trade union Solidarity have been on a go-slow since September of this year 511 287 Sasol donates equipment to technical high schools http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-donates-equipment-to-technical-high-schools-2018-10-11 Paige Müller Education & Skills Development Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501502 1540218014 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759682_resized_makausesecondaryschoolpholaogiesglencore120615duane1022.jpg INVESTMENT IN EXCELLENCE Sasol Inzalo Foundation has invested in equipment for technical high schools to build a pipeline of future artisans, technicians and technologists 511 287 Local stainless steel products promoted http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/associations-to-promote-local-stainless-steel-products-2018-10-26 Thabi Madiba Education & Skills Development Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501508 1540218015 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760046_resized_stainlesssteelcolumbusstainlesssteeldylanslater03201811022.jpg ROLLING Stainless steel is a durable low maintenance material 511 287 Company offers consultation on stainless steel grade use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-company-offers-consultations-on-stainless-steel-grade-use-2018-10-26 Thabi Madiba Education & Skills Development Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501545 1543496325 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759984_resized_stainlesssteelhiltisatrainingservice121020181022.jpg ON IT Hilti SA practitioner prepares for anchor installer training 511 287 Solidarity Movement to serve court papers on Sasol on Thursday http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solidary-movement-to-serve-court-papers-on-sasol-on-thursday-2018-10-23 Simone Liedtke LABOUR Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:12:00 +0200 502580 1540366342 1540300320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Global trade and development trends impact on South Africa, present opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-trade-and-development-trends-impact-on-south-africa-present-opportunities-2018-10-22 Tasneem Bulbulia TRADE & DEVELOPMENT Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:15:00 +0200 502439 1540374847 1540217700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New Mpumalanga mall set to spur growth in the area http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-mpumalanga-mall-set-to-spur-growth-in-the-area-2018-10-19 Tasneem Bulbulia DEVELOPMENT Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:24:00 +0200 502299 1540215203 1539944640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761591_resized_thulamahashemallperspective021020181022.jpg Artwork of the R240-million Thulamahashe Mall, in Mpumalanga, a new development between partners Nthwese Developments and Twin City 511 287