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Jul 03, 2015
Updated 4 hours ago The Baywest Mall officially opened its doors in May.
Jul 03, 2015
SOLAR PANELS The existing buildings in the Coega Industrial Development Zone lent themselves well to rooftop solar panel installations
Updated 4 hours ago The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) plans to fit 15 of its buildings, totalling 127 000 m2 of roof space, in the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), in the Eastern Cape, with solar panels.
Jul 02, 2015
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies says a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the Eastern Cape provincial government and dairy products manufacturer Nestlé South Africa on Thursday would create 800 permanent...
Jul 01, 2015
President Jacob Zuma
Government has allocated R18-billion to improve the socioeconomic conditions of distressed mining communities across the country. Headed by the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) in charge of revitalising mining communities, the projects include housing and wellness...
Jun 30, 2015
The high incidence of long-term unemployment among both young people and adults reflects the entrenched structural weaknesses in the South African labour market due to the mismatch between skills and available jobs, according to a report released by Statistics South...
Jun 26, 2015
PROJECTS and construction within the Coega Development Corporation’s Industrial Development Zone has received positive feedback after a visit from several local and regional government officials which took place earlier today (26 June 2015). Sakhumzi Somyo, MEC for...
Jun 26, 2015
Black-owned multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm Gibb is exposing its junior engineers to as many large-scale projects as possible to secure development of the company and South Africa’s consulting engineering sector. Gibb environmental services GM and...
Jun 26, 2015
Cradock: Alternative accommodation for Department of Labour, Eastern Cape: National Department of Public Works: Procurement: SCM, South Africa LSPE12/2015 Tel (041) 408 2076 CD July 15, 2015 at 11:00.
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Former Necsa CEO Dr Rob Adam
Although South Africa could procure more energy from other African countries to help plug its energy gap, nuclear energy would be a more secure option in the long run, says former South African Nuclear Energy Corporation CEO Dr Rob Adam. He told attendees at a South...
Jun 25, 2015
The ability to understand customer requirements in challenging conditions, coupled with years of experience in a variety of crushing and screening applications, set B&E International in good stead for supplying aggregates to major power station projects in South...
Jun 24, 2015
Johnson Crane Hire’s expertise in finding customised heavy lifting solutions resulted in the formation of a long-term relationship with wind turbine manufacturer Vestas. The 12-month contract entails finding and instituting the most appropriate lifting solution for...
Jun 23, 2015
Overload control statistics for 2014 show that just more than 2-million vehicles were weighed at South African weighbridges, with 20%, or 416 364, of these overloaded, says Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Built Environment network asset...
Jun 23, 2015
A BURSARY from the South African National Roads Agency Limited has meant the realisation of a dream for young engineer Gideon Machete. Now that he has graduated, his months spent gaining invaluable hands-on experience at SANRAL’s Centre of Excellence in Port...
Jun 22, 2015
The 33 MW Wesley-Ciskei wind project, selected recently as part of the enlarged fourth bid window under South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), will be the first to be developed in partnership with land owners and...
Jun 19, 2015
As leaders in the field of hydrogen technology, Air Products South Africa is one of the key partners in a pilot project which aims to enhance the quality of learning and teaching in remote, rural schools. The pilot project forms part of the TECH4RED (Technology for...
Jun 19, 2015
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) plans to fit 15 of its buildings, totalling 127 000 m2 of roof space, in the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), in the Eastern Cape, with solar panels. The CDC would, on June 25, issue a request for proposals (RFP) from...
Jun 19, 2015
Mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation has been awarded a mining contract for the Kalagadi Manganese operation.
Jun 19, 2015
YUGAN MOODLEY We want to operate in-country and become part of every African country’s culture
South Africa remains an important market and source of revenue for Germany-headquartered machine tools manufacturer Robert Bosch Power Tools, says Southern Africa regional sales director Yugan Moodley. “South Africa contributed about 60% of Bosch’s Africa-based...
Jun 17, 2015
Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe
Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has condemned the "violent and corrupt" culture of South Africa’s workforce, citing that it negatively affected the country’s waning economic growth and eroded South African society. He asserted that, when there were breakdowns...
Jun 12, 2015
Hydrogen fuel cell technology is being used successfully to provide standby power in some schools in the Eastern Cape. The power generated by the fuel cells is used to support basic energy requirements, for example, charging stations for tablets, fax machines and...
Jun 12, 2015
Anglo American Platinum Limited (“Anglo American Platinum” or the “Company”) through the power of platinum-based fuel cells, and in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), is helping to bring power to three schools in Cofimvaba in the...
Jun 12, 2015
Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor
The Department of Science and Technology (DST), in partnership with mining giant Anglo American Platinum and gas products company Air Products, has rolled out three 5 kW hydrogen fuel cell systems to provide backup power for three schools in the Cofimvaba area of the...
Jun 12, 2015
SKILLS DRIVE Afrox’s initiative aims to upgrade technical facilities at 25 schools nationwide to support and enhance economic and skills development in South Africa
Bloemfontein-based Louis Botha Technical High School officially reopened its welding centre earlier this month, after the facility had undergone a complete overhaul and upgrade, which was funded by local gas and welding company Afrox. Louis Botha is the latest of 12...
Jun 12, 2015
DETERRING THEFT The smart water meters have no metal components, thereby mitigating theft for metal recycling
The installation of smart water meters in Jansenville, in the Eastern Cape, has contributed significantly to a reduction in water leaks and to the municipality’s accurate capturing of water-meter readings, says Johannesburg-based metering solutions company Elster...
Jun 12, 2015
Phase 3 is awaiting design approval.
Jun 12, 2015
The current forecast is that FAW Vehicle Manufacturers South Africa (FVMSA) will sell around 1 000 trucks in South Africa this year, up from around 700 units last year, says executive director Richard Leiter. Exports for the first four months of the year have been...
Jun 11, 2015
Newly-elected National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) general secretary David Sipunzi has two top priorities: Save Zwelinzima Vavi, and save NUM from bleeding to death. He wants unity, he wants Vavi's expulsion from the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu)...
Jun 10, 2015
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has designated the Magaliesberg and Gouritz cluster ecosystems, in South Africa, as biosphere reserves, bringing the country’s portfolio of such reserves to eight. Environmental Affairs Minister...
Jun 10, 2015
Engen will mark Youth Day with a mixture of humility and pride this year, as it honours the contribution of the youth in our history, while looking back proudly on many years of support for youthful causes in soccer, education and safety. “We’ve supported the Engen...
Jun 10, 2015
Engen will mark Youth Day with a mixture of humility and pride this year, as it honours the contribution of the youth in our history, while looking back proudly on many years of support for youthful causes in soccer, education and safety. “We’ve supported the Engen...
Jun 09, 2015
Despite the ongoing energy crisis, South Africa has created some opportunities for those businesses and individuals with the right skills sets, product and service offerings, which should contribute to an increase in job opportunities in this sector in the third...
Jun 08, 2015
South Africa’s oceans have the potential to unlock the country’s economic development opportunities, said Environmental Affairs deputy Minister Barbara Thomson. “We thus need to develop a proactive approach to understand our oceans capacity and role to ensure...
Jun 05, 2015
Materials investigation and testing for the upgrade of the National Road R75 Section 4 from Jansenville km-0 to Graaff-Reinetkm-50, Eastern Cape: SANRAL: Southern Region Offices, South Africa R075-040-2015/1D-SS2 Tel (041) 398 3200 CD June 26, 2015.
Jun 05, 2015
The largest mall in the Eastern Cape (EC), Baywest Mall, situated off the N2 freeway, in Port Elizabeth, officially opened its doors last month.
Jun 05, 2015
Phase 3 of the Maclear Wastewater Treatment Works upgrade project will start this month.
Jun 05, 2015
At her budget vote media conference, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor highlighted some of the achievements of the flagship projects of the Department of Science and Technology. She cited four flagship programmes. These are the Technology Localisation...
Jun 05, 2015
The project aims to double the amount of water available from the Nooitgedagt Water Treatment Works to the Nelson Mandela Bay area.
Jun 05, 2015
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is working “flat out, plus a few Saturdays” at its South African plants in order to cope with demand for the Ranger bakkie as forecast for the rest of the year, both in South Africa and in the company’s 148 export...
Jun 02, 2015
Spanish renewable-energy company Acciona’s 94.3 MW Sishen solar photovoltaic (PV) plant, in Dibeng, in the Northern Cape, has reached 100% capacity. The plant entered service on November 29, 2014, with forecasts that it will, in future, generate 216 GWh/y of...
Jun 02, 2015
World Telecommunications and Information Society Day was celebrated on 17 May 2015. The purpose of WTISD day is to highlight the importance of communication in society and to create awareness around the benefits of communication and information technologies to the...
Jun 01, 2015
Karpowership sales director Patrick O’Driscoll
Turkish floating power plant group Karpowership says it has identified several potential sites along South Africa’s coastline where it could berth or moor vessels with generating capacities of up to 500 MW, indicating that the sites are generally located near load...
May 29, 2015
SKILLS TRANSFER Rexus shares its experiences and research in all aspects of pipeline design and often provides technical seminars and on-site training
Local pipeline systems manufacturer Rexus completed a project to supply pipes, valves, fittings and couplings to the value of R21-million for an Eastern Cape municipality water project in January. Rexus director Allistair Balutto tells Engineering News that the...
May 29, 2015
Raubex is no longer a South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) or a road-building company, but a diversified infrastructure and materials group, says CEO Rudolf Fourie. A spate of acquisitions, aimed at achieving the goal of diversification, as well as a...
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