Engineering News | Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/home Sat, 26 May 2018 00:26:49 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 SAAO, DST launch optical telescope that will serve as 'the eye' for the MeerKAT http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saao-dst-launches-meerlicht-optical-telescope-2018-05-25 Marleny Arnoldi ASTRONOMY Fri, 25 May 2018 12:00:00 +0200 487782 1527256357 1527242400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728815_resized_meerlicht052018marleny1022.jpg The MeerLICHT optical telescope 511 287 Mahindra, AIH start local bakkie assembly in Durban http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mahindra-aih-start-local-bolero-mahindra-bakkie-assembly-in-durban-2018-05-25 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 25 May 2018 12:00:00 +0200 487619 1527242815 1527242400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728468_resized_mahindraplantdurban31022.jpg 511 287 Size of government under review http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/size-of-government-under-review-2018-05-25 Creamer Media Reporter Latest News Fri, 25 May 2018 14:36:00 +0200 487794 1527259841 1527251760 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728828_resized_cyrilramaphosa0805181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Stronger rand cuts Hulamin's interim earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/humanin-h1-year-profit-takes-55-dive-2018-05-25 Anine Kilian ALUMINIUM Fri, 25 May 2018 10:45:00 +0200 487770 1527241568 1527237900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Aton increases interest in M&R to 43.70%, lifts offer price to R17 a share http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aton-increases-interest-in-mr-to-4370-2018-05-25 Simone Liedtke MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Fri, 25 May 2018 09:20:00 +0200 487737 1527252861 1527232800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Esor postpones release of FY18 results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/esor-postpones-results-release-2018-05-25 Simone Liedtke CIVIL ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION Fri, 25 May 2018 09:28:00 +0200 487739 1527241672 1527233280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Should desalination play a bigger role in South Africa’s water future? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/should-desalination-play-a-bigger-role-in-south-africas-water-future-2018-05-25 Natasha Odendaal WATER RESOURCES Fri, 25 May 2018 08:00:00 +0200 487573 1527150487 1527228000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728348_resized_potable.jpg 511 287 SAA, partner airlines assist stranded SA Express passengers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saa-partner-airlines-assist-stranded-sa-express-passengers-2018-05-25 Anine Kilian AVIATION Fri, 25 May 2018 15:32:00 +0200 487804 1527255595 1527255120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Chinese government lends support to Musina-Makhado SEZ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chinese-government-lends-support-to-musina-makhado-sez-2018-05-25 Anine Kilian MANUFACTURING Fri, 25 May 2018 16:09:00 +0200 487809 1527257683 1527257340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 NNR sets the record straight on application fees paid by Eskom for NISL http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nnr-concerned-about-incorrect-statements-regarding-eskom-licence-fees-for-nisl-2018-05-25 Anine Kilian NUCLEAR Fri, 25 May 2018 09:41:00 +0200 487743 1527240169 1527234060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 African airlines switching to more economical regional airliners http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-airlines-switching-to-more-economical-regional-airliners-2018-05-25 Rebecca Campbell AVIATION Fri, 25 May 2018 09:06:00 +0200 487734 1527233301 1527231960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Paramount’s KPE JV secures new armoured vehicle order in Kazakhstan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/paramounts-kpe-jv-secures-new-armoured-vehicle-order-in-kazakhstan-2018-05-25 Simone Liedtke DEFENCE Fri, 25 May 2018 15:54:00 +0200 487805 1527256672 1527256440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728841_resized_defencearlan052018kazakhstanparamountengineering1022.jpg Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering'S advanced 4 x 4 mine-protected armoured personnel carrier, the Arlan 511 287 Volkswagen SA announces two new appointments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volkswagen-sa-announces-two-new-appointments-2018-05-25 Anine Kilian AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 25 May 2018 12:00:00 +0200 487781 1527242895 1527242400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transport Decarbonisation Alliance launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-decarbonisation-alliance-launched-2018-05-25 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT / RAIL Fri, 25 May 2018 16:20:00 +0200 487813 1527258117 1527258000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728870_resized_transporttransportdecarbonisationalliance052018alstom1022.jpg 511 287 Uber adds new safety features for drivers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uber-adds-new-safety-features-for-drivers-2018-05-25 News24Wire PUBLIC TRANSPORT Fri, 25 May 2018 08:48:00 +0200 487729 1527231027 1527230880 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Botswana court backs regulator's push for lower mobile call rates http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/botswana-court-backs-regulators-push-for-lower-mobile-call-rates-2018-05-25 Reuters TELECOMS Fri, 25 May 2018 14:15:00 +0200 487789 1527250565 1527250500 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Global crude steel production increases 4.1% y/y in April http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-crude-steel-production-increases-41-yy-in-april-2018-05-25 Simone Liedtke STEEL Fri, 25 May 2018 15:17:00 +0200 487799 1527256438 1527254220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Engineering News iPhone and Android Apps available for free download http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineering-news-iphone-and-android-apps-available-for-free-download-2016-03-17 Creamer Media Reporter PROMOTION Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 405147 1527258720 1527199200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658355_resized_enapps1022.jpg 511 287 LafargeHolcim to cut 200 jobs as Paris, Zurich offices axed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lafargeholcim-to-announce-headquarters-shake-up-sources-2018-05-25 Reuters CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Fri, 25 May 2018 13:35:00 +0200 487726 1527250693 1527248100 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 NPA applies for forfeiture order in McKinsey, Eskom matter http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/npa-applies-for-forfeiture-order-in-mckinsey-eskom-matter-2018-05-25 News24Wire ELECTRICITY Fri, 25 May 2018 08:45:00 +0200 487727 1527232974 1527230700 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Weir Minerals shines at 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http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728636_resized_pravingordhan01161022duane.jpg Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 South Africa authorities halt flights of State-run SA Express over safety http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-authorities-halt-flights-of-state-run-sa-express-over-safety-2018-05-24 Reuters AVIATION Thu, 24 May 2018 15:13:00 +0200 487665 1527168438 1527167580 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Aspen opens R1bn high containment facility in Port Elizabeth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aspen-opens-r1bn-high-containment-facility-in-port-elizabeth-2018-05-23 Creamer Media Reporter Latest News Thu, 24 May 2018 14:45:00 +0200 487390 1527165987 1527165900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728516_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/74462_2018-05-25_rer489_cg.mp467222083Aspen opens R1bn high containment facility in Port Elizabeth Aspen opens R1bn high containment facility in Port Elizabeth Enforcement unit to protect Metrorail commuters and infrastructure on the way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enforcement-unit-to-protect-metrorail-commuters-and-infrastructure-on-the-way-2018-05-24 African News Agency RAIL Thu, 24 May 2018 14:23:00 +0200 487650 1527165143 1527164580 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Northam ups funding capacity as stockpile monetisation ensues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/northam-ups-funding-capacity-as-stockpile-monetisation-ensues-2018-05-24 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Thu, 24 May 2018 13:14:00 +0200 487630 1527204875 1527160440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728501_resized_pauldunneonlinepic2.jpeg Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne 511 287 Despite somewhat dismal FY18 performance, Famous Brands remains cautiously optimistic 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