Engineering News | Education & Skills Development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/education Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:17:02 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Cesa optimistic after president’s address http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cesa-optimistic-after-presidents-address-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Education & Skills Development Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510045 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777864_resized_nereshpathercesa0119dylan1022.jpg NERESH PATHER Procurement policies need to be formulated to embrace the long-term needs of projects 511 287 Sanral, Nafbi sign MoU to develop small contractors, accelerate BEE implementation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-nafbi-sign-mou-to-develop-small-contractors-accelerate-bee-implementation-2019-02-14 Simone Liedtke CONSTRUCTION / BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:19:00 +0200 511669 1550154156 1550153940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781427_resized_constructionskhumbuzomacozomasanralceoandaubreytshalatanafbipresident022019simoneliedtke1022.jpg Sanral CEO Skhumbuzo Macozoma (left) and Nafbi president Aubrey Tshalata (right) during the signing of the MoU agreement on Thursday 511 287 South Africa's biggest labour group embarks on nationwide strike http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-biggest-labour-group-embarks-on-nationwide-strike-2019-02-13 Bloomberg LABOUR Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:48:00 +0200 511405 1550040642 1550040480 99999999999 Bloomberg 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 AI and machine learning expected to boost productivity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ai-ml-expected-to-boost-productivity-2019-02-08 Schalk Burger Automation Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510009 1549346919 1549576800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Collision solution complements operator activities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collision-solution-complements-operator-activities-2019-01-24 Khutso Maphatsoe Education & Skills Development Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509489 1549346908 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Latest technology improves clients’ on-boarding experience http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/latest-technology-improves-clients-on-boarding-experience-2019-01-28 Khutso Maphatsoe Education & Skills Development Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509811 1549346910 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Education challenges remain an impediment to South Africa’s growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-key-amid-moderate-expectations-for-2019-2019-02-07 Simone Liedtke BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT / EDUCATION Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:30:00 +0200 510939 1549620791 1549549800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Social, technological change on the way for built environment industry – CBE http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/social-technological-change-on-the-way-for-built-environment-industry-cbe-2019-02-07 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:18:00 +0200 510933 1549549717 1549549080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Saice calls for infrastructure review following Hoërskool Driekhoek incident http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saice-calls-for-infrastructure-review-following-horskool-driekhoek-incident-2019-02-05 Tasneem Bulbulia CIVIL ENGINEERING Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:15:00 +0200 510577 1549354637 1549354500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SA-Tied discusses measures to grow South Africa’s economy, combat inequality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-tied-discusses-measures-to-grow-south-africas-economy-combat-inequality-2019-01-31 Marleny Arnoldi ECONOMY/LABOUR Thu, 31 Jan 2019 16:08:00 +0200 510253 1548945147 1548943680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UNTU intends to launch protest action against PRASA, Transport Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/untu-intends-to-launch-protest-action-against-prasa-transport-minister-2019-01-28 Simone Liedtke LABOUR / TRANSPORT Mon, 28 Jan 2019 11:37:00 +0200 509804 1548668301 1548668220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company focused on agriculture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-focused-on-agriculture-2019-01-10 Cameron Mackay Education & Skills Development Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508246 1548081095 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773904_resized_agrismartsolutionnampo05181022.jpg AGRI-SMART SOLUTION The joint venture will bring the most essential spare products closer to farmers, in order to satisfy their maintenance needs for bearings and agricultural products 511 287 Modules finalisation nearing completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modules-finalisation-nearing-completion-2019-01-25 Halima Frost Education & Skills Development Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 507180 1548081092 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771707_resized_solarsaretecinstitute01191022.jpg HOME BASE Saretec is based at the Cape Peninsular University of Technology 511 287 UCT researchers selected for research hubs to address global challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-researchers-selected-for-research-hubs-to-address-global-challenges-2019-01-24 Sashnee Moodley Education & Skills Development Thu, 24 Jan 2019 10:58:00 +0200 509513 1548321638 1548320280 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776696_resized_uctuppercampuslandscapeview1022.jpg 511 287 CEOs to be more cautious this year as uncertainty, pessimism prevail – PwC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ceos-to-be-more-cautious-this-year-as-uncertainty-pessimism-prevail-pwc-2019-01-22 Simone Liedtke MACRO & MICRO Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:41:00 +0200 509334 1548223927 1548168060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776315_resized_pwcafricaceodionshango012019dylanslater1022.jpg PwC Africa CEO Dion Shango 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77148_2019-01-22_pwc_ceo.mp442366315PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Africa CEO Dion Shango speaks to Engineering News Online about the 2019 results of the company's annual CEO survey. Video & Editing: Nicholas Boyd PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Africa CEO Dion Shango speaks to Engineering News Online about the 2019 results of the company's annual CEO survey. Video & Editing: Nicholas Boyd Ramaphosa arrives in Geneva for ILO report launch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-arrives-in-geneva-for-ilo-report-launch-2019-01-22 African News Agency Education & Skills Development Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:41:00 +0200 509195 1548139930 1548139260 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775967_resized_cyrilramaphosa140120191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 President Ramaphosa says Education Lekgotla will focus on improving basic education http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/president-ramaphosa-says-education-lekgotla-will-focus-on-improving-basic-education-2019-01-21 African News Agency Education & Skills Development Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:35:00 +0200 509124 1548066569 1548063300 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775815_resized_cyrilramaphosa3160120191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Rosatom invites African students to apply for nuclear studies scholarships in Russia http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rosatom-invites-african-students-to-apply-for-nuclear-studies-scholarships-in-russia-2019-01-14 Tasneem Bulbulia NUCLEAR; EDUCATION Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:40:00 +0200 508475 1547470626 1547469600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agri-hub seen as key post-mining-economy jobs driver in west Gauteng http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agri-hub-seen-as-key-post-mining-economy-jobs-driver-in-west-gauteng-2019-01-14 Terence Creamer AGRICULTURE Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:30:00 +0200 508430 1547477792 1547458200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000774286_resized_agriculturesibanyereapwhatyousow41022.jpg The programme is part of bigger plan to build a sustainable post-mining economy in the West Rand 511 287 Home Affairs Committee proposes cell phone ban for DoH staff http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/home-affairs-committee-proposes-cell-phone-ban-for-doh-staff-2019-01-14 Sane Dhlamini Education & Skills Development Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:20:00 +0200 508428 1547476560 1547457600 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000774280_resized_homeaffairs1022.jpg 511 287 OECD, Sars, Treasury sign MoC for taxation collaboration http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oecd-sars-treasury-sign-moc-for-taxation-collaboration-2019-01-11 Simone Liedtke TAXATION Fri, 11 Jan 2019 16:40:00 +0200 508361 1547217848 1547217600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 NUM bemoans nonpayment of salaries to Optimum, Koornfontein employees http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/num-bemoans-nonpayment-of-salaries-to-optimum-koornfontein-employees-2019-01-07 Simone Liedtke LABOUR Mon, 07 Jan 2019 16:30:00 +0200 507908 1547198395 1546871400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Global Business Services incentive to bolster youth employment opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-business-services-incentive-to-bolster-youth-employment-opportunities-2019-01-07 Tasneem Bulbulia EMPLOYMENT Mon, 07 Jan 2019 11:19:00 +0200 507863 1546854619 1546852740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773069_resized_ministeroftradeindustryrobdavies0120191022.jpg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies 511 287 Women on track to earn the same as men – in 202 years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/women-on-track-to-earn-the-same-as-men-in-202-years-2018-12-18 Bloomberg GENDER EQUALITY Tue, 18 Dec 2018 05:41:00 +0200 507645 1545104566 1545104460 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Odourless treatment process produces energy, creates jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/odourless-water-treatment-process-produces-potable-water-energy-creates-jobs-2018-11-28 Cameron Mackay Top Water Projects Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505975 1544510956 1544738400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769087_resized_watertreatmentworkshysoncellssallyhallstilfontein1022.jpg HYSON CELLS The upflow anaerobic sludge blanket reactor process is below ground, which allows for natural insulation of the cone structures 511 287 Solar PV uptake expected to double http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-pv-uptake-expected-to-double-2018-11-29 Paige Müller Top Energy Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 506027 1544697071 1544738400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769287_resized_piasolarpaige1022.jpg NO THREAT POSED The adoption of renewable-energy systems neither poses an immediate nor a significant threat to workers in the local coal industry 511 287 Education at forefront for materials handling institute http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-at-forefront-for-materials-handling-institute-2018-11-30 Khutso Maphatsoe SA Institute of Materials Handling Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 506243 1544512636 1544738400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769733_resized_brandedprofilesainstituteofmaterialshandlingadifritella14121022.jpg ADI FRITTELLA An initial slump in membership resulted from the division of the institute into Unit Handling and Bulk Handling with the Unit Handling disciplines forming part of the Logistics unit while Bulk Handling members were retained in the SAIMH 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76898_2018-11-23_afripp_en_-_hd_web.mp472391013Materials handling organisation, South African Institute of Materials Handling chairperson Adi Frittella and treasurer and tutor Bruce Watts discuss the organisation and its role in the materials handling industry. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Materials handling organisation, South African Institute of Materials Handling chairperson Adi Frittella and treasurer and tutor Bruce Watts discuss the organisation and its role in the materials handling industry. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Government launches e-Recruitment system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-launches-e-recruitment-system-2018-12-12 Tasneem Bulbulia JOBS Wed, 12 Dec 2018 15:45:00 +0200 507372 1544623711 1544622300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000772115_resized_dpsaministerayandadlodlo1220181022.jpg Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo 511 287 Bigen awarded Level 1 BBBEE rating http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bigen-awarded-level-1-bbbee-rating-2018-12-11 Simone Liedtke EMPOWERMENT Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:20:00 +0200 507213 1544530910 1544530800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771787_resized_empowermentbigenachievesbbbeelevel1rating122018resized1022.jpg 511 287 SA employment down 0.2 pct in Q3 – statistics agency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-employment-down-02-pct-in-q3-statistics-agency-2018-12-11 African News Agency Education & Skills Development Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:41:00 +0200 507194 1544525040 1544524860 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771753_resized_unemployment1022reuters.jpg 511 287 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 1548050031 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775597_resized_0000768678resizedlebogangchaka11181022dylan.jpg 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