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Dec 12, 2014
The Cookhouse wind farm has completed all required performance tests and grid compliance to reach commercial operations and reach the commercial operations date.
Dec 12, 2014
Lifting solutions service provider Johnson Crane Hire recently completed an order for Jeffrey’s Bay wind farm in the Eastern Cape, in July, when a rotor from a wind turbine had to be removed to repair a damaged blade. Each turbine comprises an 80-m-high tower, three...
Dec 12, 2014
The success of recently completed solar and wind projects in the country confirms that South Africa needs to continue investing in renewable energy, says solar modules and solar cells producer Talesun Energy VP Arthur Chien. South Africa’s renewable energy sector,...
Dec 11, 2014
Developers of the R1.7bn Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth’s western suburbs are seeing out the year with a bang, celebrating news that they have exceeded their job creation targets during the construction phase by more than 40%. Independent auditors BTKM have confirmed...
Dec 09, 2014
David Powels with the electric version of the VW UP
Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) will launch the UP small car in South Africa early next year, says VWSA MD David Powels. Speaking to Engineering News Online, he says the three-door UP will make its debut under the Polo Vivo, which is currently VWSA’s lowest...
Dec 09, 2014
South African employers report hopeful hiring plans for the January-March time frame, with opportunities for job seekers expected to be stronger than in both the prior quarter and last year at this time. Of the 750 South African employers who participated in the...
Dec 08, 2014
The results of a ten-year study have revealed that harmful cyanobacteria are widespread in South Africa’s 50 largest dams, with the Hartbeespoort dam, in the North West, the Darlington dam, in the Eastern Cape, and Spitskop dam, in the Northern Cape, found to be the...
Dec 05, 2014
Appointment of a mechanical engineer to provide partial mechanical engineering services for the design and construction of a new police station at Mdeni, Eastern Cape, South Africa 19/1/9/1/170 TB (14) Tel (012) 841 7679 CD January 20, 2015.
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Dec 05, 2014
Vanguard successfully completed its contract to transport abnormal load equipment for South African gas company Afrox’s air separation unit in October.
Dec 05, 2014
Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa unveiled Africa’s first 4000-series diesel locomotive at Cape Town Station on December 1.
Dec 03, 2014
420 learners in Grades 8-10 started classes at the Mandela School in January 2014 after the school was opened by President Jacob Zuma as a world-class education institution in the Mvezo birthplace of former statesman and South African President Nelson Mandela. The...
Dec 03, 2014
South Africa's best-managed municipalities are in Gauteng and the Western Cape, according to a study released on Wednesday. "Western Cape and Gauteng municipalities remain typically the best managed and most competitive in a year ridden with protests," Municipal IQ...
Dec 03, 2014
Dec 02, 2014
Engen, the country’s Coolest Petrol Station[1], has done it again. The company is bringing Wi-Fi to its forecourts, with 32 Wi-Fi hotspots set to come online at Engen 1-Stop service stations on the country’s main freeways by 15 December 2014. “With 14 sites ready and...
Dec 01, 2014
The next three years will see an influx of new long-haul passenger locomotives enter service in South Africa after the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) unveiled Africa’s first 4000-series diesel locomotive at Cape Town Station on Monday. The new...
Dec 01, 2014
Nico Muller
Gold-mining company Gold Fields has provided R27-million for the building of 150 houses in the troubled Bekkersdal area, as part of its social and labour plan (SLP) obligations that give it the licence to operate. The Johannesburg- and New York-listed company also...
Dec 01, 2014
From guiding SA enterprises through the early days of networking, to fielding a ‘top right quadrant’ portfolio addressing all the current ICT buzzwords, Networks Unlimited has made its first 20 years a true SA success story. Now a value-added distributor of best of...
Nov 28, 2014
Appointment of an architect: (Stages 5 & 6): construction and close-out: New Deep Rural Station: Qhasa: Eastern Cape, South Africa 19/1/9/1 177 TB (14) Tel (012) 841 7459 CD December 11, 2014.
 
 
 
 
Nov 28, 2014
While Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) did not have “significant issues” with power supply in Gauteng, it was a different story in the Eastern Cape, said FMCSA and American Chamber of Commerce in South Africa president Jeff Nemeth earlier this month....
Nov 28, 2014
ON THE MOVE The towers for the turbines necessitate their transportation in three or four segments
International heavy-lift and plant relocation specialist engineering firm Vanguard provided the transportation and erection services for nine 3 MW Sinovel wind turbines for the Van Stadens wind farm project, in the Eastern Cape, says Vanguard MD Bryan Hodgkinson. The...
Nov 28, 2014
WIND POWER Aggreko provides support services across the full life-cycle of both on- and offshore wind farms
In its endeavour to support the country’s drive to propel the use of wind farms as sources of generating green renewable energy, temporary power and temperature-control solutions supplier Aggreko supplied nine 60 kVA generators to the precommissioning of the wind...
Nov 28, 2014
International heavy lifting and plant relocation solutions provider Vanguard successfully completed its contract to transport abnormal load equipment for South African gas company Afrox’s R300-million air-separation unit (ASU) to the Afrox site in the Coega...
Nov 28, 2014
GENERATING ELECTRICITY The Jeffreys Bay wind farm started operating this year
South Africa is creating the capacity to generate close to 2 GW of electricity from wind farms and, “within the next five years, this will more than double”, says Stellenbosch University’s Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies director, Professor Wikus...
Nov 28, 2014
VAST The Cookhouse wind farm is 25%-owned by the local community of the town of Cookhouse through a community trust
Infrastructure equity investment manager African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) is proud to have played a key role in the completion of the Cookhouse wind farm, in the Eastern Cape, as one of the funders of the project, says AIIM CEO Jurie Swart. “We are...
Nov 26, 2014
Vukile CEO Laurence Rapp
JSE-listed Vukile Property Fund would continue to pursue the acquisition of Synergy Income Fund as long as it made financial sense, Vukile CEO Laurence Rapp confirmed on Wednesday. Rapp noted that Synergy’s portfolio would have a strong synergistic fit within...
Nov 21, 2014
JSE-listed real estate investment trust (REIT) Rebosis Property Fund achieved a distribution growth of 8.1% to 99.45c per linked unit in the financial year ended August 31, despite volatile market conditions.
Nov 21, 2014
Air Products South Africa officially launched its R300-million Eastern Cape air- separation unit (ASU), at its new manufacturing facility in the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), earlier this month. It is the second facility that Air Products launched in South...
Nov 21, 2014
The Coega Development Corporation secured R1.84-billion in ten new investments in the 2013/14 financial year.
 
 
 
 
Nov 21, 2014
Energy group Shell confirmed on Wednesday that the company had received notification from the Petroleum Agency South Africa (Pasa) that its applications for three exploration rights in the Karoo, which had been submitted in 2009, were being processed. But Shell South...
Nov 21, 2014
Main Activity of the Company: Engineering consulting, construction, maintenance and infrastructure asset management Place of Birth: Akwete, Nigeria
Nov 21, 2014
The Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme first-round projects represent a potential capacity of 1 415.52 MW and potential investment of billions of rands.
Nov 21, 2014
SEW-EURODRIVE The company runs several initiatives that exposes engineering students to the working environment
Engineering and pneumatics company SEW-Eurodrive says its yearly competition, the PneuDrive Challenge for engineering students, goes a long way towards bridging the gap between the skills produced by the higher education system and the skills that business needs....
Nov 20, 2014
Fourways Airconditioning are nationwide importers and distributors of Samsung and Alliance products for both domestic and commercial use. This includes any Airconditioning, Heat Pumps and Eco Heating Systems required. Our branches and warehouses are situated in...
Nov 20, 2014
Founded in 1969, Air Products South Africa (Pty) Limited manufactures, supplies and distributes a diverse portfolio of atmospheric gases, specialty gases, performance materials, equipment and services to the Southern African region. Air Products touches the lives of...
Nov 18, 2014
Manufacturers of renewable-energy inputs have called on government to urgently finalise the financial closure for the 17 projects identified as preferred bids following the third procurement round under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement...
Nov 18, 2014
JSE-listed cement producer PPC, which on Tuesday reported headline earnings a share (Heps) of 179c for the financial year ended September 30, said its African expansion strategy had gained “solid momentum” during the year, with construction on cement plants under way...
Nov 17, 2014
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) secured R1.84-billion in ten new investments in the 2013/14 financial year, becoming the first industrial development zone (IDZ) on the continent to attract a double-digit portfolio of investors in a 12-month period. The...
Nov 17, 2014
Jeffrey’s Bay Wind Farm in the Eastern Cape recently had a tall order for Johnson Crane Hire in Port Elizabeth when a rotor from a wind turbine had to be removed in order to repair a damaged blade. Each turbine comprises an 80 m high tower, three 49 m blades, a...
 
 
 
 
Nov 14, 2014
Anglo American Zimele MD Hlonela Lupuwana
Mining major Anglo American’s enterprise development arm Zimele would, next week, launch the first leg of its countrywide roadshow aimed at showcasing the Zimele Sebenza Fund, which provided equity and loan financing at preferential rates of up to 6% a year to...
Nov 14, 2014
NIMBUS Student winner Ashley Adami’s Nimbus comprises bamboo and 12 V strip light-emitting diodes
State-owned power utility Eskom’s biannual Energy Efficient Lighting Design competition awards took place in Sandton, Johannesburg, last month, showcasing local environment-friendly designs by students, learners and professionals under the theme Celebrate 20 Years of...
Nov 14, 2014
I am in Port Elizabeth, presenting a nuclear quality assurance course.  It is a course based on the ASME Code III, which is the nuclear fabrication code.  ASME is an international organisation, based in New York, in the US. Its stamp of approval is accepted...
Nov 14, 2014
REFIT PROGRAMME About 30 6E1 locomotives will be upgraded to 18E locomotives within this financial year
State-owned logistics company Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) has cleared its fleet backlog with the new locomotives being brought on board and old locomotives having been retired, TFR spokesperson Mike Asefovitz tells Engineering News. TFR plans to replace some of its...
Nov 14, 2014
The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) and brewing and bottling company South African Breweries (SAB) launched the second season of the local reality television series, Future Leaders, which aired on SABC 1, October 14. A month-long nationwide search has...
 
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