Engineering News | Education & Skills Development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/education Sun, 25 Feb 2018 15:18:39 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Union threatens protest action at defence group Denel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/union-threatens-protects-action-at-defence-group-denel-2018-02-23 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:27:00 +0200 479263 1519382864 1519381620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709840_resized_deneldisplay07131022keith2.jpg Various Denel products on display at the Group’s Head Office in Centurion, south of Pretoria. From front to rear, a portable launcher for the Ingwe missile, an Ingwe missile, a Badger infantry fighting vehicle, a Seeker 400 unmanned aerial vehicle (largely obscured), and a Casspir mine protected vehicle. 511 287 Leveraging neuroscience for business productivity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-productivity-of-business-neuroscience-2018-02-23 Schalk Burger PRODUCTIVITY Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478125 1519106406 1519336800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000707060_resized_nlisaresearchandsolutionsheadrobjardine02181022.jpg ROB JARDINE Promoting inclusiveness and associations are effective at overcoming cultural differences in businesses 511 287 Change of venue draws in highly targeted audience http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/change-of-venue-draws-in-highly-targeted-audience-2018-02-23 Jessica Oosthuizen Education & Skills Development Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477958 1519106402 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706783_resized_heatingandcoolinghvacshow23021022.jpg SKILLS TRANSFER The show offered over 20 highly-attended CPD accredited seminars 511 287 Working-at-height training programme incorporates VR tech http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vr-technology-incorporated-into-working-at-heights-training-programme-2018-02-23 Nadine James Education & Skills Development Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477908 1519106404 1519336800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706654_resized_amsaworkingatheightvrfebruary20181022jpg.jpeg SAFETY FIRST The virtual reality technology allows for practical application without placing trainees at risk 511 287 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 Liberty Two Degrees posts maiden full-year results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/liberty-two-degrees-posts-maiden-full-year-results-2018-02-19 Dylan Slater PROPERTY Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:28:00 +0200 478723 1519050609 1519050480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Initiative changing development narrative in townships, rural economies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/initiative-changing-development-narrative-in-townships-rural-economies-2018-02-16 Tasneem Bulbulia Education & Skills Development Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476825 1518500544 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704298_resized_bloombergtyrerecyclingrubbermanufacturing1022.jpg DRIVING CHANGE A partnership initiative between Dunlop and Ithala will counter the growing number of illegal, dangerous second-hand tyres being sold to consumers 511 287 Alstom Foundation unveils new welding curriculum for Duduza school http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alstom-foundation-unveils-new-welding-curriculum-for-duduza-school-2018-02-15 Creamer Media Reporter WELDING Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:19:00 +0200 478403 1518696830 1518689940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000707720_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73035_2018-02-16_rer475_hdweb_cg.mp486418353Alstom Foundation unveils new welding curriculum for Duduza school. Editing: Christo Greyling. Alstom Foundation unveils new welding curriculum for Duduza school. Editing: Christo Greyling. Trade conditions remain strong – Sacci http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-conditions-remain-strong-sacci-2018-02-13 Dylan Slater TRADE Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:07:00 +0200 478156 1518527327 1518527220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Untrustworthy PPE leads to higher injury rates http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/untrustworthy-ppe-leads-to-higher-injury-rates-2018-01-23 Paige Müller Education & Skills Development Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476044 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702542_resized_healthandsafetyppehelmets18012018.jpg A GROWING INDUSTRY The personal protective equipment industry had a turnover of about R57-million over the last financial quarter of 2017 and an 11% turnover increase from 2016 to 2017 511 287 Continent has potential to gain the most from Industry 4.0, says Paramount head http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-stoking-the-fire-of-the-fourth-industrial-revolution-ichikowitz-2018-02-09 Dylan Slater MANUFACTURING Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476821 1517899884 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704290_resized_ahrlacfactory1022.jpg MADE IN SOUTH AFRICA Paramount Group’s Mwari aircraft is a testament of digital technology at work as it is designed entirely in a digital format, thereby enabling for a jigless construction 511 287 Employees electing not to join medical aid schemes a concern http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/employees-electing-not-to-join-medical-aid-schemes-a-concern-2018-01-24 Paige Müller Education & Skills Development Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476172 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702770_resized_kiepersolnursingsisteratclinicprovidingmedical1022.jpg THE MEDICAL AID OF CHOICE The Building and Construction Industry Medical Aid Fund was elected the industry fund of choice by the Bargaining Council for the Civil Engineering Industry 511 287 Showcase of SA's manufacturing prowess to debut in 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/broader-exposure-for-south-africa-at-2019-expo-2018-02-02 Dylan Slater Manufacturing Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476093 1517295056 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 World-class speakers confirmed for exhibition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-class-speakers-confirmed-for-exhibition-2018-02-02 Jessica Oosthuizen Education & Skills Development Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475726 1517295045 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701844_resized_frigairbusinessconferences0220181022.jpg KNOWLEDGE CORNER Courses at FRIGAIR expo can benefit engineers, architects, contractors and designers 511 287 Industry body authorised as verification authority http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-body-authorised-as-verification-authority-2018-02-02 Victor Moolman Education & Skills Development Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475693 1517295045 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Wage negotiations in bus sector ongoing, but progress made http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wage-negotiations-in-bus-sector-ongoing-but-progress-made-2018-01-29 Megan van Wyngaardt LABOUR Mon, 29 Jan 2018 16:07:00 +0200 476615 1517236028 1517234820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rosatom competition winners tour nuclear facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rosatom-competition-winners-tour-nuclear-facility-2018-01-09 Nadine James Education Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474739 1516688536 1516917600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699635_resized_rosatomstudentcompetitionwinnersmoscow1312171022.jpg RED SQUARE The prize comprised of a site visit to a Nuclear Power Plant and a cultural tour of Moscow, including Red Square and the Museum of Cosmonautics 511 287 Study in the US – Fulbright Foreign Student Program now open http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/study-in-the-us-fulbright-foreign-student-program-now-open-2018-01-25 Sane Dhlamini EDUCATION Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:59:00 +0200 476385 1516889773 1516888740 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000703282_resized_usflag21022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 South Africa’s labour laws contributing to mass unemployment – FMF http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-labour-laws-contributing-to-mass-unemployment-fmf-2018-01-24 Anine Kilian UNEMPLOYMENT Wed, 24 Jan 2018 16:04:00 +0200 476235 1516803267 1516802640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 MEIBC changes welcome, but should take employer into consideration http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/meibc-changes-welcome-but-should-take-employer-into-consideration-2018-01-23 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:31:00 +0200 476085 1516970356 1516714260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Wine industry sees positives despite expected R700m shortfall http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wine-industry-sees-positives-despite-expected-r700m-shortfall-2018-01-22 Megan van Wyngaardt FOOD & BEVERAGE Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:08:00 +0200 475888 1516630246 1516630080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702208_resized_wineinglass1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Mitigating plastic’s negative public image http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mitigating-plastics-negative-public-image-2018-01-19 Marleny Arnoldi Education & Skills Development Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473308 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696791_resized_bernhardmahlplasticssaplasticssynfibres201711022.jpg BERNHARD MAHL The characteristics of plastics, including being lightweight, versatile and durable, allow for a strong contribution to a more environmentally sustainable South Africa 511 287 Recycling rate increases, boding well for environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/recycling-rate-increases-boding-well-for-environment-2018-01-19 Marleny Arnoldi Education & Skills Development Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473311 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696794_resized_amixtureofrawandrecycledplasticresinplasticssynfibres2017bloomberg11022.jpg RESIN FOR REUSE The largest market (comprising 20%) for recyclate is flexible packaging with low-density polyethylene sold to refuse and carrier bag manufacturers 511 287 Hose company effects transformation, achieves results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hose-company-effects-transformation-achieves-results-2018-01-19 Tasneem Bulbulia Education & Skills Development Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473378 1516085027 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697375_resized_pipeschickhendersonpiperange1220171022.jpg EXPANSION Chick Henderson’s move to a new distribution centre this year will allow the company to streamline its provision of industrial hose and allied products 511 287 Gauteng education dept says it has placed only a fraction of learners for 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-education-dept-says-it-has-placed-only-a-fraction-of-learners-for-2018-2018-01-16 African News Agency EDUCATION Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:07:00 +0200 475389 1516113634 1516111620 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701081_resized_educationlonminthabamorulahightschool303131022duane.jpg 511 287 Transnet digs heels in over revised wage offer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-digs-heels-in-over-revised-wage-offer-2018-01-15 Natasha Odendaal LABOUR Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:20:00 +0200 475257 1516026916 1516026000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Public engagements on SA's national minimum wage set to resume http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-engagements-on-sas-national-minimum-wage-set-to-resume-2018-01-15 African News Agency MINIMUM WAGE Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:03:00 +0200 475225 1516020112 1516017780 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700656_resized_southafricaflag1022.jpg 511 287 Monash South Africa launches engineering offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/monash-south-africa-launches-engineering-offering-2018-01-11 Anine Kilian ENGINEERING Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:38:00 +0200 475012 1515738266 1515674280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Labour dept urges 2017 EE report filings as deadline looms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/labour-dept-urges-2017-ee-reports-filings-as-deadline-looms-2018-01-08 Creamer Media Reporter LABOUR Mon, 08 Jan 2018 10:36:00 +0200 474429 1515405075 1515400560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 SA ruling party lauds exam results, but opposition, unions not impressed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-ruling-party-lauds-exam-results-but-opposition-unions-not-impressed-2018-01-05 African News Agency MATRIC RESULTS Fri, 05 Jan 2018 19:15:00 +0200 474383 1515172797 1515172500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699178_resized_sowetoschool1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Free tertiary education in SA will be phased in, says higher education minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/free-tertiary-education-in-sa-will-be-phased-in-says-higher-education-minister-2018-01-04 African News Agency FREE EDUCATION Thu, 04 Jan 2018 19:43:00 +0200 474369 1515088056 1515087780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699136_resized_hlengiwemkhize1022.jpg Higher Education Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize 511 287 We have not crossed the Rubicon – Motshekga http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/we-have-not-crossed-the-rubicon-motshekga-2018-01-04 African News Agency EDUCATION Thu, 04 Jan 2018 19:37:00 +0200 474368 1515087804 1515087420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699133_resized_angiemotshekgagovernmentza1022.jpg Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga 511 287 IEB achieves 98.76% matric pass rate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ieb-achieves-9876-matric-pass-rate-2018-01-03 African News Agency MATRIC RESULTS Wed, 03 Jan 2018 21:01:00 +0200 474356 1515006363 1515006060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699106_resized_matricresultsduane.jpg 511 287 UDM wants more details on free higher education in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/udm-wants-more-details-on-free-higher-education-in-sa-2018-01-02 African News Agency FREE EDUCATION Tue, 02 Jan 2018 19:22:00 +0200 474347 1514914056 1514913720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699094_resized_studentsgraduatesafricauniversity1022.jpg 511 287 Steinhoff says will have to restate 2015 financial statements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steinhoff-says-will-have-to-restate-2015-financial-statements-2018-01-02 African News Agency FINANCIAL RESTATEMENT Tue, 02 Jan 2018 19:03:00 +0200 474345 1514913290 1514912580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699088_resized_asteinhoffinternationalholdingsnvlogositsondisplayoutsidethecompanysofficesinstellenboschsouthafricabloomberg1022jan2018.jpg 511 287 Improving quality of life remains key priority, says Zuma http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improving-quality-of-life-remains-key-priority-says-zuma-2018-01-02 African News Agency NEW YEAR'S MESSAGE Tue, 02 Jan 2018 18:55:00 +0200 474343 1514914095 1514912100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699082_resized_jacobzuma04171022duane.jpg 511 287 South Africa ranks low on global knowledge index http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-ranks-low-on-global-knowledge-index-2017-12-18 Megan van Wyngaardt EDUCATION & TRAINING Mon, 18 Dec 2017 08:51:00 +0200 474181 1513579975 1513579860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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