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Energy storage systems have a key role to play in smoothing electricity consumption in South Africa because it can reduce peak demand, enable broader and more efficient use of alternative energy and renewable-energy systems, as well as enable more efficient use of...
The head of the African National Congress’ Economic Transformation Committee Enoch Godongwana has urged organised black business to sharpen its arguments with regard to how the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPPFA) could be made more supportive of...

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Energy analyst and EE Publishers MD Chris Yelland warned recently against excessive optimism regarding timescales for the proposed construction of new nuclear power plants (NPPs) in South Africa. He was speaking at a Nuclear Roundtable in Johannesburg. “I think we...
Malawi’s Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) is inviting eligible bidders to prequalify for the board’s efficiency improvement works, which will be implemented as part of the E24-million Lilongwe Water Resources Efficiency Programme.   LWB CEO Alfonso Chikuni explains that...
CROATIA, AN EU MEMBER BUT NOT A TDCA MEMBER On July 1, 2013, Croatia officially became the twenty-eighth member of the European Union (EU). Despite Croatia’s accession into the EU, it is yet to become party to the Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement (TDCA)...
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has announced that its new Inundu airborne electronics testing, evaluation and training pod had made its first test flight on September 10. The successful flight was undertaken from Lanseria International...
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) – which disbursed a record R13-billion during 2015, from R12.7-billion in the prior year – remained optimistic that it could ramp-up loan disbursements to R25-billion a year by 2018 as it sought to give greater emphasis...
RIAAN BADENHORST Our devices are increasingly intrinsic parts of our daily and personal lives, but are, thus, high-value targets for cybercriminals
Consumers must be aware of the risks posed by digital identity theft and must adhere to Internet use best practices, use different passwords for different accounts and protect their information by being aware of their digital footprints, including on multiple devices...
Trade between South Africa and China has been growing exponentially in recent years, with the Asian powerhouse having become one of South Africa’s biggest trading partners, Blue Strata CEO Adam Orlin tells Engineering News. Although this increase in trade has been...
Need motorised transport? Why pay a fortune, asks Super Cycles co-founder Simon Clark. Port Elizabeth-based Super Cycles is the creator of the Bushpig motorised off-road bicycle. The Bushpig uses a customised weed-eater engine, developed over 25 prototypes to its...
The Malawi Roads Authority (MRA) has initiated the process to hire contractors for five major road construction projects. Malawi will finance the projects using the proceeds of loans obtained from international financiers that include the African Development Bank...
Ethiopia has achieved a major milestone in its efforts to improve public transport in the capital, Addis Ababa, following the commissioning of a modern tramway system. The electrified Addis Ababa Light Rail Transit (AA-LRT) system is the first light railway in...
Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka has just returned to earth from the International Space Station (ISS). He returned with two other crew members of the ISS. By the way, Russian space travellers are called cosmonauts, but Americans and other Westerners are called...
The South African Revenue Service (Sars) informed on September 18 of the accession of the Seychelles to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Trade. This necessitated the inclusion of the Seychelles on General Note K.6 of Schedule No 1 of the...
At the Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change (IPCC) in meeting in Paris, in December, IPCC members are hoping that they can get all countries to agree to a pact to be in effect by 2020 to hit the United Nations goal of limiting global warming to 2 oC (3.6 oF)...
This week we feature Darren Evan Hollander, MD of Workforce Africa, a staffing, recruitment, training and healthcare company
Appraiser Carlos Monteiro inspects a piece of jewellery at a government-run pawnshop in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Business at such pawnshops is said to be booming as Brazil heads toward recessions this year and next, its longest contraction in eight decades.
Sulzer Pumps specialises in pumping solutions and rotating equipment maintenance and services, as well as separation, reaction and mixing technology. Intensive research and development in fluid dynamics, process-oriented products and special materials, as well as...
South Africa’s school children are likely to be the real losers unless government and the teachers unions can breach the impasse on the annual national assessments. Both sides have good arguments. But in the end, the assessments are required to offer better...
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