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Feb 08, 2016
Kevin Govender will become the first South African to receive a Medal at the 2016 Edinburgh International Science Festival next month, the National Research Foundation announced on Monday. Govender’s contribution took shape through the creation and practical...
Nov 13, 2015
Barack Obama
US President Barack Obama made a phone call to President Jacob Zuma this week to discuss meat imports and the shooting in Jordan that left one South African dead, among other issues. "The presidency confirms the communication released by the White House about the...
Oct 12, 2015
The current trend in the South African engineering sector appears to be one of rapidly transitioning young engineers into management and leadership positions without them having the necessary experience that comes from years of working on projects. This is the view...
Sep 14, 2015
Continuing a steady decline, South Africa has slipped from forty-second place in 2000 to ninety-sixth in the latest global index which measures economic freedom. The country ranks ninety-sixth out of 157 countries and territories included in 2013, according to the...
Sep 08, 2015
Under the Patronage of Her Majesty the Queen Mother of The Royal Bafokeng Nation, Dr. Semane Bonolo Molotlegi, Royal Bafokeng Nation today welcomed a delegation of female leaders from around Africa, the Middle East and the West, to the second annual East West and...
Sep 02, 2015
Utility Systems, of which JSE-listed MICROmega Holdings Ltd is the majority shareholder, is South Africa’s premier supplier of water management devices and smart water metering technology, using Standard Transfer Specification pre-payment devices. Established in...
Aug 19, 2015
Stockholm (19 August 2015) – World leaders, water experts and development professionals will meet in Stockholm 23-28 August to seek solutions to the world’s several escalating water crises. This year, World Water Week is held under the theme Water for Development....
Jul 15, 2015
Building Energy, Italian independent power producer from renewable sources, will team up with SES SMART Energy Solutions, a leading rental power provider in the MEA region, to develop the first on-field temporary hybrid plant, in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia....
Jun 29, 2015
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Apr 10, 2015
At the World Future Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, a research contract to study seawater desalination using solar power was signed by Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, GDF SUEZ and SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT in the...
Feb 25, 2015
South African defence and aerospace company Paramount Group has concluded a deal with Jordan’s State-owned defence company King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) for the manufacture of 50 6x6 Mbombe infantry combat vehicles in Jordan and South Africa....
Feb 18, 2015
Aluminium Loading Systems, importer & distributor of high quality loading systems based in Alrode, Johannesburg, has been appointed as the exclusive distributor of superior quality light weight CLM aluminium loading ramps to Sub Sahara Africa. The aluminium ramps are...
Dec 03, 2014
Corruption has increased in several of the world's best-performing economies as rising growth has encouraged an abuse of power, corruption watchdog Transparency International said Wednesday in its annual report. "The 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index shows that...
Nov 24, 2014
Indian government-owned and -managed Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (RCFL) is considering floating an independent subsidiary for acquiring fertiliser mineral assets and investing in joint ventures (JVs) overseas. Jordan, which exports about 65% of its...
Oct 23, 2014
The world’s largest fertiliser company PotashCorp of Saskatchewan on Thursday reported lower third-quarter earnings for the three months ended September 30, as increased taxes and a disappointing performance from its offshore investments weighed on results. The...
Sep 12, 2014
The World Trade Organisation's (WTO's) Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) informed on August 29  that it had adopted the Panel and Appellate Body (PAB) reports, which found that the People’s Republic of China’s export restrictions on rare earths, tungsten and molybdenum...
Sep 05, 2014
Worldwide, aviation safely transports more than three billion people a year. It is, as the International Air Transport Association (IATA) points out, the safest form of transport there is. Everywhere, aviation has become a key factor in economic growth. Africa is no...
Sep 05, 2014
Worldwide, aviation safely transports more than three billion people a year. It is, as the International Air Transport Association (IATA) points out, the safest form of transport there is. Everywhere, aviation has become a key factor in economic growth. Africa is no...
Aug 15, 2014
The project involves the construction of a solar photovoltaic power plant in the Ma’an development area, south of the capital Amman.
Aug 08, 2014
The project involves the construction of a 10 MW solar photovoltaic plant.
Aug 08, 2014
Frozen potato chips safeguard On July 25, the South African Revenue Service (Sars) imposed a final (definitive) safeguard on frozen potato chips (or French fries), classifiable under tariff subheading 2004.10.20, through two Government Gazette notices. The safeguard...
Aug 08, 2014
The project involves the construction of a photovolatic plant on 18 ha, in the Aqaba special economic zone of the Governorate of Aqaba.
May 23, 2014
Civil works have begun.
May 16, 2014
JEFFREYS BAY WIND FARM Each of the 60 turbine foundations at the Jeffreys Bay wind farm project required approximately 335 cubic metres of concrete
The supply of 4 000 t of cement for the Jeffreys Bay wind farm posed unique challenges and entailed short deadlines so that electricity generation could begin by this month.
Feb 28, 2014
The LNG import terminal will be an offshore floating, storage and regasification unit-based solution.
Feb 25, 2014
The 138 MW Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm in the Eastern Cape is characterised by the extremely fast track nature of the project. A consortium for the provision of civils and electrical infrastructure to one of the continent’s largest wind farm was formed by Murray & Roberts...
Feb 21, 2014
Tenders for work in Asia
Feb 14, 2014
Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014 (AAD2014), the premier exhibition of air, land and sea exhibition on the African continent will be the biggest ever in the history of AAD showcasing defence and aviation products. 85% of the indoor space has already been sold and 50%...
Feb 13, 2014
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies
A fact-finding mission to Jordan by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has revealed that the Middle Eastern country is “teeming” with a range of investment opportunities into which South African companies can tap. The department said on Thursday that most...
Jan 17, 2014
CRYSTALLOGRAPHY IN BIOLOGY: A coloured crystallography image of antibodies binding to a virus
This year is the International Year of Crystallography (IYCr2014). It marks the centenary of the award of the Nobel Prize for Physics to Max von Laue (1879-1960) of Germany for his discovery (published in 1912) that crystals diffract (that is, bend) X-rays. This...
Oct 24, 2013
The world’s largest potash and crop nutrient producer, Canada’s Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (PotashCorp), on Thursday said the unexpected July unravelling of the world's largest potash cartel, the Belarus Potash Company (BPC), had resulted in a “predictable”,...
Sep 27, 2013
Sole distributor of Genie products in Southern Africa Goscor Hi-Reach won the award for Best Performance for Scissor Lifts, which have achieved good sales figures in South Africa, at this years annual Genie Awards.
Jul 19, 2013
National Treasury issued a media statement on July 5 extending an invitation to interested parties to submit comments by August 5 on the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill and the Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill 2013.
Jul 05, 2013
Water-constrained Israel hopes to recycle up to 90% of its municipal effluent for irrigation in the next decade – up from about 80% at present – as it continues to take measures to ensure adequate supply in the face of rising demand, resulting in part from an...
Jun 10, 2013
he prospect of new competition from miner BHP Billiton could dynamite the cracks appearing in a potash duopoly that accounts for 70% of global trade in the fertiliser. For decades two export groups, Belarus Potash Company (BPC), which represents producers in Russia...
May 17, 2013
On April 30, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), released its newly revised International Code of Direct Selling, which it developed in close cooperation with the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA), which represents the basis for direct...
Apr 18, 2013
AREVA has just signed a contract with the Korean KAERI/DAEWOO consortium to supply fuel elements for the JRTR currently being built in Jordan
Apr 18, 2013
CASABLANCA – At a factory in Casablanca this month, executives and officials gathered at a launch ceremony for a new car model. It was a small but significant step, Moroccan officials hope, in the country's emergence as an auto producer for the region. The factory...
Feb 22, 2013
African countries are seriously considering adopting nuclear energy, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano has confirmed, in reply to a question from Engineering News. “We are working with Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria.” The IAEA is, of...
Feb 22, 2013
The project proposes the development of the first large-scale wind farm in the governate of Tafila, in Jordan.
Feb 11, 2013
African countries are seriously considering adopting nuclear energy, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director-general Yukiya Amano has confirmed, in reply to a question from Engineering News Online. “We are working with Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria.” The IAEA is,...
Jan 29, 2013
Each of the nine candidates nominated for the position of World Trade Organisation (WTO) director-general would this week deliver presentations outlining their vision for the organisation during a WTO general council meeting. The global body announced earlier this...
Jan 25, 2013
On January 7, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) informed that its new Uniform Rules for Forfaiting (URF) had come into effect on January 1, after more than three years of drafting. The rules, which were approved at the last ICC Banking Commission meeting,...
Jan 21, 2013
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has begun negotiations with Tunisia on a loan programme and is reviewing budget measures in Egypt before it moves forward with talks on a crucial $4.8-billion funding deal, a senior IMF official said on Friday.
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