http://www.engineeringnews.co.za
  SEARCH
Login
R/€ = 14.99Change: -0.07
R/$ = 13.26Change: 0.05
Au 1144.01 $/ozChange: 10.26
Pt 1015.00 $/ozChange: 3.00
 
 
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 Letters Contact Us
 
 
 
RSS Feed
Back
Sep 01, 2015
Aug 31, 2015
Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson
There are indications that South Africa’s much neglected gas industry may start seeing renewed activity, as Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson on Monday pushed forward her ambitions for immediate focus to shift to the development of gas-sourced power, alongside...
Aug 31, 2015
Tanzania's main opposition presidential candidate said he would review mining and gas contracts, and also scrap "unnecessary" tax exemptions for mining companies, if elected president of the east African nation in October. Former prime minister Edward Lowassa, 62,...
Aug 31, 2015
Italian energy group Eni said on Sunday it had discovered the largest known gasfield in the Mediterranean off the Egyptian coast, predicting the find could help meet Egypt's gas needs for decades to come. The Italian major said in a statement the offshore "Zohr"...
Aug 28, 2015
All grades of petrol will cost 69c a litre less from next Wednesday, the Department of Energy announced on Friday. This comes after last month's 51c decrease, adding more relief to motorists.
Aug 28, 2015
Gas provider African Oxygen (Afrox) says the positive effects of a R375-million restructuring programme that saw the departure of its former chairperson, CEO and MD, as well as plant impairments, redundancies and closures, are starting to emerge, despite a 24.4%...
Aug 28, 2015
Diamond miner De Beers Group has renewed gas and welding company Afrox’s R57-million contract for the supply of industrial and medical gases, welding consumables and bulk liquefied petroleum gas for the next five years. The contract came at a time when De Beers was...
Aug 28, 2015
GAS SOLUTIONS The Combustion Group has extended its products and servics to cover end-to-end solutions
Combustion technology company The Combustion Group (TCG) now offers industrial gas consuming clients complete end-to-end solutions, thereby extending its traditional equipment and projects business into the supply of fuels, in particular, natural gas products.
Aug 28, 2015
Aug 28, 2015
Aug 28, 2015
Aug 28, 2015
 
 
 
Aug 28, 2015
Japanese engineering and software company Yokogawa and international oil company Shell have jointly developed a software suite that acts as a platform for advanced control and estimation, which accelerates and simplifies the process of designing, deploying and...
Aug 27, 2015
South Africa’s successful Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) has not only brought in hundreds of billions of rands in economic infrastructure investment but has also seemingly become the fulcrum of the country’s proposed...
Aug 27, 2015
The Competition Commission has asked for further submissions and information in respect of concerns raised as part of the commission’s inquiry into the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector. The commission launched in the inquiry in September 2014, with the aim of...
Aug 27, 2015
Engineering and construction group Murray & Roberts (M&R) says it has no intention of shifting its strategy away from the international natural resources market, notwithstanding the prevailing weak climate for commodities and a bleak immediate outlook. Speaking to...
Aug 27, 2015
South African welding and gas company Afrox has again been contracted to supply mining giant Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) with its compressed gases requirements for the next five years. The contract was valued at R70-million, with gas suppllied to all Amplats...
Aug 25, 2015
The fuels section of the 120 000 bl/d Engen refinery, in KwaZulu-Natal, is up and running, following the completion of a 30-day R150-million maintenance outage conducted as part of the facility’s yearly scheduled maintenance programme. “The refinery’s zero tolerance...
Aug 25, 2015
Article contains comments
New Ministerial determinations creating the framework for the procurement of additional renewable-energy, gas and cogeneration capacity from independent power producers (IPPs) have been published in the Government Gazette. The determinations are in line with...
Aug 24, 2015
Brent and US crude oil futures hit their fresh 6-1/2-year lows on Monday, as investors continue to worry about weak demand as China's economy slows amid a global supply surplus. Brent oil lost 44 cents at $45.02 a barrel as of 0125 GMT after hitting its intraday low...
Aug 21, 2015
As part of a 2013 deal that saw power plant operator Rurelec acquiring two gas turbines from contemporary Ipsa for £16.1-million, Rurelec has paid Ipsa’s primary creditor Ethos Energy €1-million of the outstanding balance due to it. This came a little under a month...
Aug 21, 2015
Recent findings of high potential gas volumes in Southern Africa has given rise to government’s gas industrialisation aspirations, articulated in the Industrial Policy Action Plan (Ipap) that aims to be a key driver of economic growth, employment opportunities and...
 
 
 
 
Aug 21, 2015
Recent findings of high potential gas volumes in Southern Africa has given rise to government’s gas industrialisation aspirations, articulated in the Industrial Policy Action Plan (Ipap) that aims to be a key driver of economic growth, employment opportunities and...
Aug 21, 2015
Article contains comments
The erratic implementation of load-shedding schedules is costing the local food production industry millions of rands every month, says energy solutions provider Energy Partners.
Aug 18, 2015
Article contains comments
Alternative-energy company Renergen, which is listed on the JSE’s AltX board, announced on Tuesday that it planned to acquire 90% of gas exploration and development company Molopo from Windfall Energy in a deal valued at R650-million. The remaining 10% of the company...
Aug 18, 2015
A mechanical fault at Chevron's 110 000 bl/d South African refinery has forced a reduction in output by almost a third, a spokesperson said on Tuesday. This could lead to supply disruptions for petrol, diesel and liquified petroleum gas, Suzanne Pullinger,...
Aug 17, 2015
Cape Town’s new independent fuel storage, distribution and loading facility, in addition to a petroleum pipeline, will become operational in the first quarter of 2017, as the 18-month construction starts in a few weeks. Burgan Cape Terminals planned to start ground...
Aug 13, 2015
Aug 13, 2015
Western Cape Economic Opportunities Minister Alan Winde
The Western Cape government is moving ahead with several key projects that could benefit the construction sector in the province. Agroprocessing, tourism and the oil and gas sector had been earmarked for development, Western Cape Economic Opportunities Minister Alan...
Aug 12, 2015
Mozambique's government has sacked the heads of the state energy companies responsible for overseeing the development of huge offshore gas reserves, cabinet said late on Tuesday. The chairpersons of Mozambique's National Hydrocarbons Company (ENH) and the National...
Aug 11, 2015
Article contains comments
PetroSA CEO Nosizwe Nokwe-Macamo
A probe into the cause of state-owned petroleum company PetroSA’s financial woes which would see it declare a multi-billion rand loss for the 2014/15 financial year was due to be completed by the end of August, Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson revealed on...
Aug 11, 2015
Article contains comments
South Africa's biofuels funding incentive is being revamped over concerns that it is unaffordable after a halving of global crude oil prices over the past year, officials said on Tuesday. A net importer of crude, Africa’s most advanced economy wants biofuels...
 
 
 
 
Aug 11, 2015
Gauteng has been hit by shortages of fuel, with retailer BP the most affected, the Fuel Retailers Association (FRA) said on Monday. FRA CEO Reggie Sibiya said the shortage of fuel was the result of a shutdown of a refinery in Durban due to unplanned maintenance, and...
Aug 10, 2015
Eighteen years ago, 15 workers at the Sasol Secunda plant were burned to death in what was described at the time as a "catastrophic fire". What caused the blaze that killed them, how did they die and could they have been saved? These were questions the next of kin...
Aug 10, 2015
Article contains comments
South Africa-focused Sunbird Energy on Monday announced a plethora of developments, including changes to management, a restructuring of debt, a potential capital raise, and a dual listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). The ASX-listed company noted that...
Aug 07, 2015
Article contains comments
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has issued a tender notice for an environmental-impact assessment (EIA) for its proposed combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power facility, in the Coega industrial development zone (IDZ), near Port Elizabeth. The gas-fired plant...
Aug 07, 2015
South African energy and chemicals group Sasol confirmed on Friday that its earnings for the financial year to June 30, 2015, would be down on the previous year, despite a strong operational performance – the weaker result was largely attributed to the sharp fall in...
Aug 06, 2015
Construction is well under way at the Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone (IDZ)‚ which is set to position the Western Cape as a rig repair hub‚ and non-disclosure agreements have been signed with 20 local and international investors. Alan Winde‚ provincial...
Aug 05, 2015
The uncertain regulatory framework for oil and gas exploration and development in South Africa was likely to result in delays to the development of offshore and unconventional “frontier” projects, particularly in light of the depressed pricing environment, PWC’s...
Aug 04, 2015
Article contains comments
Ompi Aphane
South Africa could deploy power barges using gas to generate electricity to help overcome chronic supply shortages, a senior government official said on Tuesday. Under the proposal, one of 170 submissions sent to the government after it requested ideas for a...
Aug 04, 2015
Article contains comments
PetroSA CEO Nosizwe Nokwe-Macamo
Western Cape High Court judge Dennis Davis has dismissed with costs an urgent application launched by a suspended PetroSA boss. The company’s suspended chief financial officer Lindiwe Mthimunye-Bakoro brought an urgent application to have two of the company’s board...
Aug 04, 2015
Article contains comments
Concern about the free stake the South African government will take in shale gas projects continues to be the main obstacle to foreign investment in exploration in that field, mineral resources officials told MPs on Tuesday. “The definition of free carry interest in...
 
 
 
 
Aug 04, 2015
Global programme management and construction consultancy Turner & Townsend increased its turnover for the financial year to April 30, to R7.2-billion, with turnover in Africa up 3% to more than R290-million. The R7.2-billion was up 11% on the R6.8-billion achieved in...
Jul 31, 2015
The petrol price will come down by 51c as of next week, said the Department of Energy on Friday. According to the department, the price of Diesel 0.05% Sulphur will decrease by 75 cents while that of Diesel 0.005% Sulphur will decrease by 73c.
Jul 31, 2015
A “record” $700-million in guarantees has been secured from the World Bank for Ghana’s Sankofa gas project to advance the West African nation’s energy transformation. The World Bank approved a $500-million International Development Association payment guarantee to...
Jul 29, 2015
Not only were new oil and gas (O&G) discoveries in East Africa a catalyst for investment into road, rail and pipeline infrastructure, but they also contributed to the region’s economic growth, with growth of 5.5% projected for this year and an estimated 6% to 7% for...
Jul 29, 2015
South Africa-focused Sunbird Energy on Wednesday confirmed that it had received a takeover offer from South African power infrastructure company Glendal Power. The company told shareholders that a trading halt had been necessitated on July 27, after the company...
 
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
Subscribe Now for $96 Close
Subscribe Now for $96