Engineering News | Business in the Western Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/western-cape-profile Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:29:17 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 WiFi can aid in water crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wifi-can-aid-in-water-crisis-2017-12-08 Marleny Arnoldi Business in the Western Cape Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471560 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693947_resized_nickwatsonruckusbusinessinthewesterncape1120171022.jpg NICK WATSON Mobile data rates are quite prohibitive. Most people can afford the handsets, but they simply can not afford the connection 511 287 Company supplies Western Cape-based distribution centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-supplies-western-cape-based-distribution-centre-2017-12-08 Marleny Arnoldi Business in the Western Cape Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471756 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693944_resized_bedrockgroupshopritebusinessinthewesterncape20171022.jpg PRECAST BENEFITS Often full height precast columns are more cost effective than steel columns and can be produced to a high level of accuracy 511 287 Knysna rental company acquires high-quality TLB http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/knysna-rental-company-acquires-high-quality-tlb-2017-12-08 Marleny Arnoldi Business in the Western Cape Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471935 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693938_resized_kubotal45carlutractorsbusinessinthewesterncape1120171022.jpg POWER LIFTING With a 1.6 t breakout force, the Kubota L45 has a lifting capacity of 1 t at a maximum lifting height of 2.8 m 511 287 Welding Alloys South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-alloys-south-africa-2017-12-08 Creamer Media Reporter Business in the Western Cape Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473090 1512462014 1512684000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696422_resized_hammers3large1022.jpg 511 287 Doubt whether desalination plants will be delivered by March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/doubt-whether-desalination-plants-will-be-delivered-by-march-2017-12-08 Marleny Arnoldi Business in the Western Cape Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471889 1512736125 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693941_resized_capetown40910duane1022.jpg OCEAN ASSISTANCE The City of Cape Town awarded six companies the construction and commissioning of six desalination plants on November 7 as part of the solution to the water crisis 511 287 Considerable growth opportunities for sustainable environmental management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/considerable-growth-opportunities-for-sustainable-environmental-management-2016-12-02 Simone Liedtke Business in the Western Cape Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435733 1480410058 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607219_resized_wastetruck112016spilltech1022.jpeg WASTE MANAGEMENT Opportunities introduce new waste technologies, as the future of the spillage response will move toward more environment-friendly methods 511 287 Plans in place to stimulate industries for further economic growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plans-in-place-to-stimulate-industries-for-further-economic-growth-2016-12-02 Simone Liedtke Business in the Western Cape Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435786 1480410059 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607390_resized_chamberpresidentjaninemyburgh1022.jpeg JANINE MYBURGH There has been great cooperation between the private sector, the province and the council to improve, build and promote Cape Town 511 287 Continued investment growth foreseen in Western Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continued-investment-growth-foreseen-in-western-cape-2016-12-02 Simone Liedtke Business in the Western Cape Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435794 1480410059 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607397_resized_mathieuduplooy112016wsp1022.jpeg MATHIEU DU PLOOY Continued investment in commercial and retail property and small-scale industrial projects is also under way in the Western Cape province 511 287 Project to add 260 000 jobs by 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/project-to-create-60-000-jobs-by-2019-2016-12-02 Simone Liedtke Business in the Western Cape Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 436030 1480410059 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000608073_resized_capetown50910duane1022jpg.jpeg CAPE TOWN Through Project Khulisa, the Western Cape government has selected to focus on a set of high-potential sectors, namely tourism, agroprocessing and oil and gas 511 287 Business process outsourcing to increase job opportunities in Western Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-process-outsourcing-to-increase-job-opportunities-in-western-cape-2016-12-02 Simone Liedtke Business in the Western Cape Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 436070 1480661646 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000608173_resized_callcentre112016bpesa.jpg CREATING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Recent figures indicate that about 3 000 jobs were created in the first two quarters of 2016 in the Western Cape 511 340 Tourism still a key focus for Western Cape govt http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tourism-still-a-key-focus-for-western-cape-govt-2015-02-27 Dylan Slater Business in the Western Cape Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 359574 1424758108 1424988000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000393499_resized_khwattu021022.jpg SPOTLIGHT ON CYCLING Western Cape Economic Opportunities Minister Alan Winde last year launched the 20 km !Khwa ttu mountain bike route to support growth and jobs in the area and attract additional visitors to South Africa’s West Coast 511 287 CCCI looks to gas infrastructure to combat power crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ccci-looks-to-lng-infrastructure-to-combat-electricity-shortfalls-2015-02-27 Dylan Slater Business in the Western Cape Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 359568 1424758108 1424988000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000393479_resized_fsruandlngcarrierpicture1022.jpg OFF-SHORE GAS The CCCI is encouraging industrial clients to incorporate liquid natural gas infrastructure for industrial-scale power generation in the Western Cape 511 287 Compact housing launched onto national market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/compact-luxury-housing-launched-onto-national-market-2015-02-27 Dylan Slater Business in the Western Cape Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 359720 1424758108 1424988000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000393850_resized_ecocabinexterior1022.jpg MODULAR DESIGN The small cabin is premade in Rustic Homes’s factory in Elgin, about 70 km south-east of Cape Town 511 287 Massive energy savings for Western Cape steel plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/massive-energy-savings-for-western-cape-steel-plant-2014-02-28 Carina Borralho Business in the Western Cape Fri, 28 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 320174 1393307384 1393538400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Western Cape a platform for business growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-a-platform-for-business-growth-2014-02-28 Carina Borralho Business in the Western Cape Fri, 28 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 320168 1393307384 1393538400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Promising times for Western Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/promising-times-for-western-cape-2014-02-28 Carina Borralho Business in the Western Cape Fri, 28 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 320171 1393307384 1393538400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000288425_resized_greenpointsoccerstadiumcapetownkir91571022.jpg INNOVATIVE DESIGN Cape Town has been voted as the World Design Capital for 201 511 287 Changes to standard operational practices prove successful http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/changes-to-standard-operational-practices-proves-successful-2013-12-06 Jonathan Rodin Business in the Western Cape Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0200 313747 1386053897 1386280800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Broadband necessary for international competitiveness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/broadband-necessary-for-international-competitiveness-2013-12-06 Jonathan Rodin Business in the Western Cape Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0200 313438 1386053897 1386280800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Western Cape dairy farmers look to Africa for growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-dairy-farmers-look-to-africa-for-growth-2013-12-06 Jonathan Rodin Business in the Western Cape Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0200 313530 1386053897 1386280800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Bank increases investment in agriculture centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bank-increases-investment-in-agriculture-centre-2013-12-06 Jonathan Rodin Business in the Western Cape Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0200 313533 1386053897 1386280800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Recognition given to wetland conservationists http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/recognition-given-to-wetland-conservationists-2013-12-06 Jonathan Rodin Business in the Western Cape Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0200 313941 1386058413 1386280800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000271345_resized_tacklingwetlanddegradation1022.jpg OF PARAMOUNT IMPORTANCE Wetlands support a range of specialised plant, insect, bird and mammal life, while supplying wild food, grazing, building and craft materials to people 511 287 Belhar integrated housing project under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/belhar-integrated-housing-project-under-way-2012-03-02 Leandi Kolver Business in the Western Cape Fri, 09 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +0200 248610 1331021159 1331244000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Consultancy undertaking multiple WC projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consultancy-undertaking-multiple-wc-projects-2012-03-02 Leandi Kolver Business in the Western Cape Fri, 09 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +0200 248605 1331021159 1331244000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Bright future for Western Cape BPO sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bright-future-for-western-cape-bpo-sector-2012-03-09 Leandi Kolver Business in the Western Cape Fri, 09 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +0200 248547 1330065297 1331244000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Construction at Wemmershoek WWTW to start shortly http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-on-wemmershoek-wwtw-to-start-shortly-2012-03-02 Leandi Kolver Business in the Western Cape Fri, 09 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +0200 248672 1346235553 1331244000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agency aims to create new economic activity in the Western Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agency-aiming-to-create-new-economic-activity-in-the-western-cape-2012-03-02 Leandi Kolver Business in the Western Cape Fri, 09 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +0200 248594 1380191401 1331244000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 OHS practices in the Western Cape improving http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ohs-improving-in-the-western-cape-2011-03-04 Jessica Hannah Business in the Western Cape Fri, 04 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +0200 217972 1298961670 1299189600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Tourism database to be piloted in the Western Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tourism-database-to-be-piloted-in-western-cape-2011-03-04 Jessica Hannah Business in the Western Cape Fri, 04 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +0200 217994 1298961674 1299189600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agency encourages WC companies to pursue globalisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-companies-need-to-globalise-2011-03-04 Jessica Hannah Business in the Western Cape Fri, 04 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +0200 217977 1298961670 1299189600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Saldanha IDZ to generate own power http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/idz-to-generate-own-power-2011-03-04 Jessica Hannah Business in the Western Cape Fri, 04 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +0200 217968 1380203423 1299189600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Manufacturing output to increase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturing-expected-to-increase-as-recession-recedes-2010-03-05 Petronel Smit Business in the Western Cape Fri, 05 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0200 185598 1267539522 1267740000 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Tourism remains biggest potential for growth beyond 2010 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tourism-remains-the-top-industry-beyond-the-fifa-world-cup-2010-03-05 Petronel Smit Business in the Western Cape Fri, 05 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0200 185599 1267539488 1267740000 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Climate change mitigation and adaptation under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmental-challenges-to-be-tackled-in-2010-2010-03-05-1 Petronel Smit Business in the Western Cape Fri, 05 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0200 185625 1267539498 1267740000 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 R700-million development on track for 2010 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r700million-development-on-track-for-2010-2009-03-06 Carla Thomaz Business in the Western Cape Fri, 06 Mar 2009 00:00:00 +0200 153928 1236082597 1236290400 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0 Western Cape economic growth outlook remains promising http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-economic-growth-outlook-remains-promising-2009-03-06 Carla Thomaz Business in the Western Cape Fri, 06 Mar 2009 00:00:00 +0200 153938 1236082525 1236290400 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0 Tourism dips but prospects remain strong http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tourism-dips-but-prospects-remain-strong-2009-03-06 Carla Thomaz Business in the Western Cape Fri, 06 Mar 2009 00:00:00 +0200 153940 1236082580 1236290400 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0 Investment trickles in despite economic crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investment-trickles-in-despite-economic-crisis-2009-03-06 Carla Thomaz Business in the Western Cape Fri, 06 Mar 2009 00:00:00 +0200 154066 1236082542 1236290400 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0 Protective clothing manufacturer buys out equity partner http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/protective-clothing-manufacturer-buys-out-equity-partner-2009-03-06 Carla Thomaz Business in the Western Cape Fri, 06 Mar 2009 00:00:00 +0200 154089 1236082559 1236290400 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0