http://www.engineeringnews.co.za
  SEARCH
Login
R/€ = 14.03Change: -0.04
R/$ = 10.70Change: -0.04
Au 1281.92 $/ozChange: -5.26
Pt 1422.50 $/ozChange: -1.50
 
 
Note: Search is limited to the most recent 250 articles. Set date range to access earlier articles.
Where? With... When?








Start
 
End
 
 
And must exclude these words...
Close Main Search
Close Main Login
My Profile News Alerts Newsletters Logout Close Main Profile
 
Agriculture   Automotive   Chemicals   Competition Policy   Construction   Defence   Economy   Electricity   Energy   Environment   ICT   Metals   Mining   Science and Technology   Services   Trade   Transport & Logistics   Water  
What's On Press Office Tenders Suppliers Directory Research Jobs Announcements Contact Us
 
 
 
RSS Feed
Back
Sep 01, 2014
South African utility Eskom said on Monday that a report in a business newspaper that power supply would be "highly constrained" for the next five years was a "worst-case scenario." "It would not be correct to say categorically that it would take five years. That is...
Aug 29, 2014
Mining and energy solutions firm Cronimet Mining Power Solutions officially broke ground and began its engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracting activities for a large Namibian photovoltaic (PV) power plant on August 18. The PV project is located in...
Aug 29, 2014
Article contains comments
To bolster its argument that renewable energy is critical to combating climate change, the World Wide Fund for Nature-South Africa (WWF-SA) has commissioned a series of reports that investigates the state of renewable energy in the country, focusing on how it can be...
Aug 29, 2014
In the last three years, gas generator-sets have risen in prominence in Europe and the US, owing to stricter emission laws and lower gas prices. The shale gas boom in the US and increasing adoption of biogas in Europe have kept the gas generator-sets market in the...
Aug 29, 2014
BEFORE AND AFTER The company has experienced a keen interest in dry-ice blasters being used to clean sensitive electrical components such as stators and rotors in generators
A locally developed and manufactured industrial cleaning machine that uses dry ice to clean and prepare surfaces is undergoing testing before being launched onto the South African market at the Electra Mining Africa trade show, in Johannesburg, next month.
Aug 29, 2014
SUZANNE DANIELS You do need to get to know your boss. You don’t have to be friends, but you need to know their pressure points and what drives them
Blurb: Suzanne Daniels, senior manager in the office of the group executive, technology and commercial at Eskom, talks to Tracy Hancock of Engineering News about her attachment to her secretary and why it is okay to question the boss.
Aug 28, 2014
Article contains comments
Westinghouse Electric Company said on Thursday it had filed an interdict in a South African court to reopen the bidding process for a contract awarded to French rival Areva to replace six steam generators at a nuclear power plant. But South Africa's power utility...
Aug 27, 2014
Article contains comments
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa
Government has received more than 180 nominations for the yet-to-be-established Ministerial Advisory Council on Energy, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday. "I have been informed by the department of energy that the proposed ministerial advisory...
Aug 25, 2014
Aug 25, 2014
Aug 25, 2014
Aug 25, 2014
Article contains comments
 
 
 
Aug 25, 2014
Conco CEO David van Zyl and Copperbelt Minister Mwenya Laban Musenge
JSE-listed Consolidated Power Projects (Conco) has, on behalf of the Zambian government, officially handed over the R35-million upgraded Luangwa 66/11 kV substation in Kitwe, Zambia, to State-owned power company Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited (Zesco)...
Aug 25, 2014
State-owned power utility Eskom has invited bids for the construction of the Borutho–Witkop portion of the 400 kV transmission lines that form part of the Medupi power station integration project. The Medupi power station integration project was part of the Eskom...
Aug 22, 2014
PARKS TAU Ongoing investigations had identified at least 30 large power users in Johannesburg as having defrauded the city
The City of Johannesburg has recovered R107-million following the arrest of 22 people allegedly involved in corruption, collusion, fraud and tampering with the city’s electricity systems, which had ultimately cost the city R200-million in lost revenue.
Aug 21, 2014
Article contains comments
Kusile
Engineering and construction services company Murray & Roberts (M&R) believes the re-engineering of its Energy & Industrial platform will allow the operating platform to achieve further growth in its specialist engineering, commissioning and asset support...
Aug 21, 2014
Article contains comments
Gavin Maxwell
A new online platform is being launched in a bid to link developers of small-scale African energy projects directly with investors and technical advisers with the aim of accelerating the deployment of such projects across the continent. Known as GENHUB-Africa, the...
Aug 21, 2014
Article contains comments
Cabinet has approved the ratification of the Grand Inga Treaty with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said on Thursday. The treaty would see South Africa buy over half of the power generated by the first phase of the...
Aug 20, 2014
The Eastern Cape’s Nelson Mandela Bay is well on its way to becoming South Africa and Africa’s hub for green energy components manufacturing and technologies, said Coega Development Corporation (CDC) energy division investment manager Sandisiwe Ncemane on...
Aug 20, 2014
Article contains comments
Tshediso Matona
Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown announced on Wednesday that Cabinet had approved the appointment of Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) director-general Tshediso Matona as the new CEO of State-owned electricity producer Eskom. Brown made the announcement...
Aug 19, 2014
Five City Power employees have been arrested for allegedly stealing drums of cable worth R4.5-million from the Randburg depot in Johannesburg, the power utility said on Tuesday. The three electricians and two team leaders were arrested on Friday and charged with...
Aug 19, 2014
JSE-listed Altron subsidiary Powertech Transformers, in collaboration with State-owned power utility Eskom and the Department of Science and Technology, through the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s Technology Localisation Implementation Unit (TLIU),...
 
 
 
 
Aug 18, 2014
Dr Nkosana Moyo
Mandela Institute for Development Studies founder and director Dr Nkosana Moyo has urged African governments and the private sector to embrace a different “architecture” for economic integration, arguing that the current all-inclusive model had all but...
Aug 18, 2014
Article contains comments
France's Areva won a contract to replace six steam generators at South Africa's Koeberg nuclear power plant, state utility Eskom said on Saturday. The refit is part of a programme to install up to 9 600 MW of new nuclear power by 2030, as Africa’s largest economy...
Aug 15, 2014
Article contains comments
Aug 15, 2014
The inaugural Green Youth Indaba, which took place last month, brought together scores of South African youth, as well as green industry professionals, experts and government departments to address green economy opportunities and sustainable development.
Aug 15, 2014
Development Bank of Southern Africa Green Fund secretariat manager Michelle Layte noted that the local green economy needed to grow using fewer resources and the challenge was to come up with innovative ways of doing so by involving the youth.
Aug 15, 2014
The biennial Sasol Solar Challenge will kick off on September 27, in Pretoria, and end in Cape Town, on October 4. Fourteen teams will take part, of which eight are local, says race project manager Annalie van Vuuren.
Aug 14, 2014
Article contains comments
City Power does not owe Eskom R1.08-billion, the subsidiary said on Thursday. "We would like to place it on record that City Power, like any other entity, purchases electricity from Eskom which it on-sells to its customers across Johannesburg," managing director...
Aug 14, 2014
Article contains comments
South Africa produces almost all of its power from coal-fired plants that pollute the air with dark clouds of smoke and fail to generate enough electricity to avert blackouts. Now, if scientists are right, coal in the future could produce electricity without ever...
Aug 13, 2014
Article contains comments
State-owned power utility Eskom will make no apologies for its unpopular load shedding measures, saying on Wednesday that the long-term sustainability of the group and the security of the national power grid remained “at the heart of everything we do”.  Noting...
Aug 13, 2014
Article contains comments
Mike Upton
There was little opportunity for JSE-listed infrastructure company Group Five to grow shareholder value in the domestic market, said CEO Mike Upton on Wednesday. Speaking to Engineering News Online at the group’s annual results function, he said value could still...
 
 
 
 
Aug 12, 2014
Although South Africa has significant biogas potential, investment in the sector was being deterred by a lack of incentive schemes to make establishing such projects more affordable, energy company Uhuru Energy managing and technical director David Sonnenberg...
Aug 12, 2014
Eskom has launched the National Electricity Safety Week, which promotes and educates the public on the safe use of electricity. National Electricity Week runs from August 11 to 17. “Every year, innocent lives are lost as a consequence of the unsafe use of...
Aug 11, 2014
Article contains comments
Key players in the global nuclear energy sector are expected to converge in Paris in October for the World Nuclear Exhibition (WNE), bringing together experts involved in the decision-making process of global nuclear projects and representatives from various...
Aug 11, 2014
Article contains comments
Since the inception of the New Growth Path in November 2010 – in which South Africa’s renewable energy ambitions are defined – development finance institution, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), has funded 54 green projects in the solar, wind,...
Aug 11, 2014
South Africa’s power system was expected to be “extremely tight” over Monday’s evening peak owing to the cold weather, with demand forecast at 33 675 MW, while available capacity – including open-cycle gas turbines (OCGTs) – would be only 33 600 MW,...
Aug 11, 2014
Article contains comments
State-owned power utility Eskom was owed about R10.85-billion by local municipalities as at the end of June this year, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan has revealed in a written reply to a question asked by the Inkhata Freedom...
Aug 08, 2014
Trade union Solidarity, the National Union of Mineworkers and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa on Friday inked a two-year 8.5% wage deal with State-owned power utility Eskom. Solidarity said in a statement that the agreement held a protective clause...
Aug 08, 2014
Article contains comments
After last year suffering delays as a result of an accident that claimed the lives of six people, progress is now being made on the development of energy utility Eskom’s Ingula pumped storage scheme, located between Ladysmith and Harrismith, in the Little...
Aug 08, 2014
State-owned power utility Eskom on Friday reported that work was progressing well on preparing the first boiler unit of the Medupi power station for synchronisation at the end of this year. Eskom said good progress had already been made on the chemical cleaning of...
Aug 08, 2014
Wuxi Suntech CEO Eric Luo
In a bid to expand its footprint in Africa, global photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer Wuxi Suntech has established a subsidiary company in South Africa, Suntech Power South Africa, expanding the group’s presence in the country and boosting the provision of PV modules...
 
 
 
 
Aug 08, 2014
The University of Johannesburg (UJ) will participate in the Sasol Solar Challenge 2014 with its latest solar car, the Ilanga II. Ilanga is the isiZulu word for the sun.
Aug 07, 2014
Article contains comments
City of Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau
The City of Johannesburg has recovered R107-million following the arrest of 22 people allegedly involved in corruption, collusion, fraud and tampering with the city’s electricity systems, which had ultimately cost the city R200-million in lost revenue. Executive...
Aug 07, 2014
Minister in The Presidency Jeff Radebe
Minister in The Presidency Jeff Radebe confirmed on Thursday that the National Planning Commission (NPC) would be retained alongside moves to institutionalise long-term planning within government. Speaking at the formal release of the five-year Medium-Term Strategic...
Aug 07, 2014
State-owned power utility Eskom on Thursday launched its MyEskom mobile app as part of its ongoing effort to improve customer service, transparency and communication. The app, which was available for Android and iOS devices, as well as through a mobile site, provided...
Aug 07, 2014
State-owned power utility Eskom and long-term lending institution, the European Investment Bank (EIB), have signed a new R1.1-billion, or €75-million, finance contract to support a 100 MW concentrating solar power (CSP) plant, to be established near Upington, in...
 
First
Prev
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Next Last
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alert Close
Embed Code Close
content
Research Reports Close
Research Reports are a product of the
Research Channel Africa. Reports can be bought individually or you can gain full access to all reports as part of a Research Channel Africa subscription.
Find Out More Buy Report
 
 
Close
Engineering News
Completely Re-Engineered
Experience it now. Click here
*website to launch in a few weeks