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International Day of Happiness 2019: Happier together – the value of a purposeful workplace

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th March 2019 The World Happiness Report, which ranks countries by their happiness levels, placed South Africa at 104 out of 156 countries in 2018, and at 106in 2019. While there are many factors contributing to a country’s happiness score, it is worth considering how corporate employers in South Africa can... 

Ecuador's mining push in doubt as ‘radical’ foes stall projects

By: Bloomberg     20th March 2019 Ecuador has tethered its economic fortunes to a burgeoning mining industry. Now it just needs to get bureaucrats and community leaders on board. Local opposition and red tape are hindering plans to become a mining superpower that can rival other South American nations. Less than two years ago... 

Mandirk Lifting offers unique 360° lifting solutions from all angles and directions

11th March 2019 A unique service whereby lifting machines and lifting tackle can be examined and tested on-site, giving clients peace of mind that they comply fully with all regulatory requirements, as well as ensuring the safety of all personnel, is available from the newly-established Mandirk Lifting. The... 

More meetings with labour planned on Eskom 

By: African News Agency      28th February 2019 The special Cabinet committee on Eskom will hold more meetings with organised labour to discuss the contentious restructuring of the struggling power utility into three units, according to a statement issued on Thursday. "The meeting with labour reported on the problems with Eskom’s operations... 

Yashin Brijmohan

15th February 2019 This week we profile Yashin Brijmohan, executive dean for business, engineering and technology at Monash University South Africa Full Name: Yashin Brijmohan 

ECSA Voluntary Association recognition for ITC-SA

14th February 2019 The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa’s professional body for the engineered timber construction sector, has been recognized as a Voluntary Association in line with the newly-gazetted Voluntary Associations Recognition Framework, which came into effect in 2018.... 

Alusani® Course Leader discusses how to get a handle on the implementation of GCC updates

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th October 2018 The second edition of the General Conditions of Contract for Construction Works, which is commonly referred to as GCC 2015, is a South African construction contract predominantly used for government projects. The new edition contains amendments that are still often misunderstood or not enforced... 

SAIMechE Elects First Female President

28th September 2018 The South African Institution for Mechanical Engineers (SAIMechE) recently voted in their new National Council members for the 2018-2020 session at their AGM on 8 August 2018, electing Prof Debby Blaine as their new President.  Debby is an Associate-Professor at Stellenbosch University, in the... 

Bigen wins two Standard Bank Top Women Empowerment Awards

By: Creamer Media Reporter      31st August 2018 The Bigen Group, an innovative and solutions-focused infrastructure development group, earned two sought-after Standard Bank Top Women Awards. Bigen was named Top Gender Empowered Company in Infrastructure Development and CEO Anton Boshoff the Top Male Driving Gender Empowerment at the annual... 

Key industry knowledge to be delivered at co-located conferences

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd August 2018 Electra Mining Africa offers further value-add to visitors attending industry conferences, which will be taking place alongside the trade show.   With a heritage to be proud of and backed by 46 years of experience, Electra Mining Africa is ranked as one of the largest mining shows in the world... 

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