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Topic - Eastern Cape
Jan 26, 2015
Description Our client, a reputable project management and engineering consultancy within the renewable energy industry is looking for a technical minded Resident Engineer to join their highly skilled professional team.
Jan 26, 2015
After another highly successful year, the Engen Klevakidz campaign took paraffin safety to 99 schools, reaching 30 000 learners in 2014, the company announced this week. Kicking off in the Northern Cape in May, Klevakidz ran for a month before migrating to rural...
Jan 23, 2015
The domestic new truck market should end 2015 at between 31 000 and 33 000 units, says Isuzu Trucks South Africa (ITSA) COO Craig Uren. The market will only be able to exceed 31 000 units if “something significant happens”, such as large infrastructure or capital...
Jan 23, 2015
SUSTAINABLE CHANGE Airports Company South Africa is committed to meaningful and sustainable transformation in South Africa
South Africa-based airport services provider Airports Company South Africa says it remains committed to supporting measures that prevent the spread of the Ebola virus. Airports Company South Africa adds that it continues to work with the Department of Health and the...
Jan 23, 2015
South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme may have hit a bit of a wobbly last year, owing to grid-connection problems. However, it remains one of the few bright spots on an otherwise bleak electricity horizon. Including this...
Jan 23, 2015
UNTAPPED POTENTIAL There is significant scope to look at the localisation of the total solar supply chain
Although there are a number of solar energy projects supplying State-owned power utility Eskom and the economy with energy, including a number still under implementation and development, the industry is still in an embryonic state, explains professional services firm...
Jan 22, 2015
Municipalities owe State-owned power utility Eskom more than R4.6-billion, an increase of more than R2-billion in the last year, a debt that is contributing to the pressure on Eskom’s ability to provide electricity.
Jan 22, 2015
Mall opening creates 2,500 jobs as R500m in new development rolls out THE opening of the R1.7-billion Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth this April – the Eastern Cape’s largest retail and entertainment centre – will bring with it the creation of up to 2,500 permanent...
Jan 19, 2015
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Jan 14, 2015
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) plans to start construction of Phase 1 of a R86-million agroprocessing multi-user facility in March at the Coega industrial development zone (IDZ) in Nelson Mandela Bay. In a statement on Wednesday, the CDC said the...
Jan 13, 2015
Company Announcement - With thousands of kilometres of coastline, South Africa is in a prime position to maximise on its ‘blue gold’, but none so much as the Eastern Cape with two major port cities and two established industrial development zones (IDZ’s) enabling...
Jan 06, 2015
Political parties had mixed reaction to the 2014 matric pass rate on Monday. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced that the national pass rate was 75.8 percent, from 78.2 percent in 2013.
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.
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 Mtombe, Eastern Cape, South Africa 19/1/9/1/140 TB (14) Tel (016) 976 0829 CD January 20, 2015.
Dec 05, 2014
Supply and delivery of aggregates for Qamata in the Eastern Cape, for a period of 36 months, for DWA Construction South, South Africa W0889-WTE Tel (012) 336 7432 CD January 20, 2015.
Dec 05, 2014
Dec 05, 2014
The 138.6 MW Cookhouse wind farm
The 138.6 MW Cookhouse wind farm, in the Eastern Cape, has completed all required performance tests and grid compliance to reach commercial operations and enable achievement of commercial operations date (COD). The project was selected following the first bid window...
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.
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