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Topic - Eastern Cape
Feb 11, 2016
The world we live in today has come to be regarded as a dynamic entity confronting us with unprecedented natural, social and economic challenges at every front, taxing our individual and collective ingenuity like never before. Africa, a powerful giant of a continent...
Feb 10, 2016
Amid declining nuclear costs, more nuclear power stations are being constructed now than in any other time in history, according to Australian energy major Peninsula Energy Limited (PEN) CEO Gus Simpson. Addressing delegates at the 2016 Investing in African Mining...
Feb 09, 2016
Leading South African black-owned multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm GIBB recently completed a Multi-Purpose Community Centre in the remote Kou-Kamma area of the Eastern Cape. This important project will serve the community located off the beaten track...
Feb 09, 2016
Two world-class distribution, materials handling and storage expos have been added to the Cape Industries Showcase taking place from 13 to 15 July 2016 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The Cape Logistics Expo and the Temperature Controlled Storage...
Feb 05, 2016
With “misinformation” over the Wild Coast Road project spreading among the local communities along the route, the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has defended the project that it believes will bring substantial benefit to Eastern Cape region. The...
Feb 05, 2016
Once a gold mining Mecca, Johannesburg is a prime example of a mining community that has diversified its economy successfully from its reliance on mining to become an “economic powerhouse” on the African continent over the past 100 years, states Department of...
Feb 05, 2016
Riverbank Wind Power plans to build a 33 MW wind farm, in the Eastern Cape.
Feb 01, 2016
FAW's plant in the Eastern Cape
FAW Vehicle Manufacturers South Africa (FAW SA) and Associated Motor Holdings (AMH), a member of the JSE-listed Imperial Group, have signed an agreement that will see AMH act as FAW SA’s exclusive sales, parts, service and maintenance partner in Zambia and Malawi....
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The project aims to establish a new vehicle manufacturing facility in South Africa.
Jan 27, 2016
Declining levels of performance in the construction industry have prompted the Construction Industry Development Board’s (CIDB’s) renewed call for increased use of functionality when evaluating construction tenders in the public sector, with a recent study by the...
Jan 26, 2016
Xylem Inc, a leading global water technology company, announced that it is expanding its pump rental and service portfolio across Europe and South Africa through a multi-million euro investment. This expansion initiative will enable Xylem to better meet the market...
Jan 25, 2016
The Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) is embarking on a nationwide consultation process to solicit inputs from stakeholders on the review of the National Small Business Act and the National Small Business Amendment Act, as well as engage stakeholders on...
Jan 25, 2016
Severe drought and nationwide heat waves have resulted in five of the country’s nine provinces being declared disaster areas with residents struggling to survive. Operation Hydrate was formed by a group of community volunteers two weeks ago, following urgent calls...
Jan 22, 2016
Ten new technology startup companies were established in Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape, in 2015 with the help of the local Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) of the Department of Small Business Development. The Seda Nelson Mandela Bay information and...
Jan 15, 2016
PVC PIPING The potential for PVC waste recycling is largely determined by the degree of contamination
Local vinyls representative body the Southern African Vinyls Association (Sava) has released the results of its first-ever polyvinyl chloride (PVC) recycling survey, which details the state, scope and size of PVC recycling currently taking place in South Africa.
Jan 15, 2016
JOB GENERATOR It was reported that the South African call centre industry created 14 000 jobs from 2010 to 2012
Employment services company Manpower South Africa has revealed that, of the 755 employers that participated in its Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, 13% of employers plan to hire new staff members in the first quarter of 2015, while 6% expect to let staff members...
Jan 14, 2016
Former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo has worked to assure private healthcare providers that the ongoing investigation into the competitiveness of the sector should not be regarded as a campaign to discredit the industry, telling stakeholders on Thursday that an...
Jan 13, 2016
Corobrik believed further developments in South Africa's affordable housing market and investments in social infrastructure were the key to positive prospects for 2016, with the clay brick and paving manufacturer and distributor seeking to add to the value of South...
Jan 08, 2016
Alstom’s first X’Trapolis Mega commuter train for Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has successfully arrived on time at PRASA’s Wolmerton depot.
Dec 24, 2015
There is no rush to fast-track the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report for South Africa’s first new nuclear power station, a senior Eskom official said on Thursday. Eskom initiated the EIA for the proposed construction of a nuclear power station (termed...
Dec 22, 2015
Eskom has agreed not to implement power cuts to four Eastern Cape municipalities on Tuesday, after a lengthy meeting resulted in a truce. “They have come to an agreement with the municipalities, and as a result we are not going to be affected by the power...
Dec 17, 2015
Angie Motshekga
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on Thursday admitted that government had handed control of appointments of teachers and principals to corrupt officials. She said she was saddened to inform the media that half of her department's appointment system was...
Dec 11, 2015
WIND POWER The 140 MW Cookhouse wind farm in the Eastern Cape is one of the projects to have been funded by Standard Bank
Renewable-energy independent power producer (IPP) projects financed by South African commercial banking firm Standard Bank are producing more than 40% of the 1 760 MW currently provided by the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP).
Dec 11, 2015
A MAN ON TOP Although 37, The Kit Group CEO Andrew Robinson reasons that he has more work experience than most 50 year olds
“There’s massive consolidation taking place in the textile industry and one of the reasons that I am here is that I believe in the resurgence of the South African industry,” says newly appointed CEO of uniform and personal protective equipment manufacturer and...
Dec 11, 2015
CONJUNCTIVE NTABELANGA–LALINI SCHEME Two multipurpose dams will be built on the Tsitsa river, a major tributary to the Mzimvubu river
The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is currently moving ahead with the implementation of the proposed conjunctive Ntabelanga–Lalini scheme, an important component of the  KwaZulu-Natal-based Mzimvubu water project. Engineering and environmental consulting...
Dec 10, 2015
Auditors reveal most businesses “can still save 20 to 25%” in energy consumption   Programme has identified over 14,000 gigawatt-hours [GWh] of lifetime energy savings – report states Aberdare Cables joins 10 other SA facilities with ISO 50001 certification By just...
Dec 09, 2015
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and Beijing Automotive Group Corporation Limited (BAIC) intend to establish a new vehicle manufacturing facility in South Africa, in a $800-million investment, excluding land and buildings, says IDC spokesperson Mandla...
Dec 07, 2015
Dec 04, 2015
JACK WARD Powermode strives to further extend the life of long-running batteries used in standby power solutions
South African power protection and management solutions provider Powermode, introduced a long-run battery solution in September this year for its uninterruptible power supply system, says MD Jack Ward. “The batteries will be constantly monitored through digital...
Dec 03, 2015
A report into the controversial Afro 4000 locomotives has confirmed that they are at times too high for South Africa’s railway network, but shows they can still operate without causing any safety issues. The Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) published its report this...
Nov 30, 2015
Travelling industrial theatre has set the stage for paraffin safety. Since its inception in 2008, the Engen KlevaKidz campaign has reached 145 000 learners in 436 schools throughout South Africa – from rural villages deep in Limpopo to townships skirting the Eastern...
Nov 27, 2015
EN-ROUTE TO JEFFREYS BAY Siemens successfully supplied and installed turbines at the Jefferys Bay Wind farmin the Eastern Cape
Electrical engineering and electronics company Siemens will, by 2017, have supplied a total of 157 wind turbines to wind energy projects in South Africa, following a 2014 contract that committed Siemens to supplying wind turbines to a consortium led by wind and solar...
Nov 27, 2015
WIND TURBINE FOUNDATION The Loeriesfontein wind farm is expecte to be completed by 2017
The Northern Cape’s Loeriesfontein wind farm has announced that its wind turbine foundations comprise very low quantities of Portland cement in the concrete formulation, resulting in what is believed to be one of the world’s lowest carbon footprints for any wind farm...
Nov 27, 2015
Residential-focused real estate investment trust (Reit) Indluplace has reported better-than-expected distribution for the financial year ended September 30. The company, which listed on the JSE in June, on Tuesday reported distribution of 28.99c, ahead of the...
Nov 27, 2015
Volkswagen South Africa Group plans to upgrade and expand its Uitenhage plant to produce two new models for the local and export markets.
Nov 26, 2015
A passion for her community and desire to introduce them to the wonderful world of books prompted 15-year-old Future Leader, Hlengiwe Mcoyi, to renovate and fill a school library. The third season of the popular Future Leaders reality television series followed the...
Nov 23, 2015
South African electricity utility Eskom has secured a R2.3-billion (€150-million) long-term loan from French development financier Agence Française de Développement (AFD) to support distribution projects in Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo. CEO Brian Molefe...
Nov 20, 2015
South Africa is significantly affected not only by the current drought but also water losses that have been costing the country more than R7-billion a year, which equates to 37% of nonrevenue water. Of this, a quarter is considered to be losses through physical...
Nov 20, 2015
South Africa is significantly affected not only by the current drought but also water losses that have been costing the country more than R7-billion a year, which translates to 37% of nonrevenue water being lost. Of this, a quarter is considered to be losses through...
Nov 20, 2015
The project involves the construction of a 16-million-ton-a-year manganese export expansion project.
Nov 20, 2015
Supply and delivery of cleaning material and toilettries for Mthatha Correctional Services, Eastern Cape: Department of Correctional Services: Mthatha, South-Africa UMTB7/ 2015 Tel: (047) 502 5742/9 CD December 14, 2015 at 11:00.
Nov 20, 2015
Supply and delivery of groceries for East London, Eastern Cape: Department of Correctional Services: East London, South-Africa ELB 5/ 2015 Tel: (043) 711 4243 CD December 14, 2015 at 11:00.
Nov 20, 2015
Supply and delivery of groceries: of coal piece: St Albans Correctional Centre, Eastern Cape: Department of Correctional Services: Supply Chain Management, South-Africa STALB 8/ 2015 Tel: (041) 398 1169 /1030 CD December 14, 2015 at 11:00.
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