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Apr 28, 2016
Engen continues to make a positive impact by giving back to the communities in which it operates. As part of an inventive advertising deal, a portion of Engen’s outdoor spend will be used to upgrade soccer facilities around the country. Engen, who is the proud...
Apr 22, 2016
The first of 1 098 wind turbine components are en route from the deepwater Port of Ngqura to Loeriesfontein, in the Northern Cape.
Apr 22, 2016
Headquartered on the East Rand, KSB Pumps and Valves in an original-equipment manufacturer of technologically advanced pumps, valves and related products for sectors including water, sewerage, chemicals, petrochemicals, steel, mining, energy and building services....
Apr 22, 2016
This year’s biennial eight-day Sasol Solar Challenge will take place from September 24 to October 1. The event will start in Pretoria, move down to Port Elizabeth and wrap up in Cape Town, similar to the 2014 solar challenge. The 2016 event again revolves around...
Apr 20, 2016
Contribution addresses the critical scarce-skills needs of the chemical processing industry BASF remains committed  to supporting the upliftment of science, mathematics and engineering programmes BASF South Africa joins the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s...
Apr 18, 2016
The first of 1 098 wind turbine components are en route from the deepwater Port of Ngqura, 20 km north-east of Port Elizabeth, to Loeriesfontein, in the Northern Cape, which will soon become home to the largest expanse of wind turbines on the African continent,...
Apr 15, 2016
US car maker Ford will invest R2.5-billion to build the new Everest sports-utility vehicle (SUV) at its Silverton assembly plant, in Pretoria. The plant already produces the Ranger pickup for the local market, as well as 148 markets in Africa, the Middle East and...
Apr 15, 2016
GIVING RENEWABLE ENERGY A LIFT ALE successfully transported and handled 56 wind turbine generators for the Amakhala project
Integrated heavy lifting, transportation and installation solutions provider ALE South Africa completed the handling and transportation of 56 wind turbine generators in February for the Amakhala project, in the Eastern Cape. The generators are made up of 10...
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Apr 05, 2016
Ford Everest
US car maker Ford announced on Tuesday that it would invest R2.5-billion to build the new Everest sports-utility vehicle (SUV) at its Silverton assembly plant, in Pretoria. The plant already produced the Ranger pickup for the local market, as well as 148 markets in...
Apr 04, 2016
The arrival of the first of two new, powerful tugboats bound for the port of Port Elizabeth marked the first milestone in a R1.4-billion nine-tugboat contract to bolster the efficiency of the ports’ marine operations countrywide, Transnet National Ports Authority...
Apr 01, 2016
HYDRAULIC EXCAVATOR The excavators ensure optimum efficiency and extended service life in harsh local operating conditions
Heavy industries and construction company Doosan’s newest generation hydraulic excavators – the heavy duty DX225LCA series – have been designed for greater operator comfort, improved fuel efficiency, enhanced productivity and minimal maintenance requirements. “There...
Mar 31, 2016
Given the drought and an estimated smaller maize crop, an effective maize import programme is essential to ensure food security for South Africa’s population. In this regard the grain handling chain is acquitting itself excellently of its task. By March this year...
Mar 25, 2016
Last November, the international nuclear industry was delighted with the news, announced in his Spending Review and [Northern] Autumn Statement by UK Chancellor of the Exchequer (equivalent to Minister of Finance) George Osborne that the British government was making...
Mar 24, 2016
The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has unveiled a new engineering materials testing laboratory in Port Elizabeth. The new facility, which would also serve as a training hub, enabled Sanral to test the properties of construction materials used in...
Mar 24, 2016
The National Empowerment Fund (NEF) has invested a cumulative R90-million that has helped transform two disparate but critical segments of the bus transport sector. A R45-million investment had helped bus company Africa People Mover (APM) expand and entrench itself...
Mar 24, 2016
Last November, the international nuclear industry was delighted with the news, announced in the Spending Review and [Northern] Autumn Statement by UK Chancellor of the Exchequer (equivalent to Minister of Finance) George Osborne, that the British government was...
Mar 24, 2016
MORE TO OFFER Moladi’s green building technology is up to six to eight times stronger than traditional brick and cement structures
Housing and building construction system company Moladi believes mining companies, which are currently dealing with the commodities downturn, should invest in longer-term building solutions for the purpose of on-site accommodation, as opposed to more traditional...
Mar 22, 2016
Lindiwe Sisulu
Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu on Tuesday denied claims by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) that she was moved from the defence department to her present post as minister of human settlements after she allegedly refused to lease aircraft from the...
 
 
 
 
Mar 18, 2016
The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) hosted a public participation meeting in Port Elizabeth on Thursday to discuss draft regulations around 22 proposed Marine Protected Area (MPAs) nationally, which form part of the Operation Phakisa initiative. The aim of...
Mar 18, 2016
Work has started started on the second and third tugs.
Mar 16, 2016
This year’s biennial eight-day Sasol Solar Challenge will take place from September 24 to October 1. The event will start in Pretoria, move down to Port Elizabeth and wrap up in Cape Town, similar to the 2014 solar challenge.
Mar 15, 2016
Industrial cleaning machines from Goscor Cleaning Equipment are meeting all the cleaning requirements at tile manufacturing giant, Norcros Johnson Tiles South Africa’s Olifantsfontein plant in Johannesburg. The Tennant M20 Scrubber/Sweeper, 5680 Scrubber and the S20...
Mar 14, 2016
Property developer Baywest City is embarking on five major developments this year, valued at more than R1.2-billion. Over the next two years, the developers would invest in a 228-unit residential development, an 8 000 m2 green-rated office block, an international...
Mar 11, 2016
Development financier, the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC), has disbursed R72-million to 198 small businesses in the first nine months of the 2015/16 financial year. This contributed to the creation of 1 415 jobs.   Delivering the development financier’s...
Mar 04, 2016
Emfuleni Resorts has outlined a proposal to develop a retail mall, a multipurpose events venue, movie theatres, a bowling alley and corporate offices on underutilised land in the Boardwalk precinct in Port Elizabeth. The R1.3-billion mixed-use centre, to be developed...
Mar 04, 2016
It is a cool winter’s morning and I find myself in Juzcar, a village of 221 people that is located in the mountains in Andalucía, near Malaga, in southern Spain. If you know southern Spain, you will know that such villages are a dime a dozen. To reach Juzcar, one has...
Mar 03, 2016
Eastern Cape’s Top achieving learners of the Engen Maths and Science School programme.
Engen Petroleum, South Africa’s leading producer and marketer of a wide range of fuels, lubricants and oil-based products, honoured the Eastern Cape’s top performing Engen Maths & Science Schools  learners at their graduation. The ceremony, which took place on...
Mar 02, 2016
Peter Mongameli, the director of Ekuphumleni Old Age Home with Cindy Bunde, Engen CSI Co-Ordinator for the Eastern Cape.
Engen Petroleum, South Africa’s leading producer and marketer of a wide range of fuels, lubricants and oil-based products, has donated R50 000 towards renovation of the Ekuphumleni Old Age Home in Zwide, Port Elizabeth. This initiative formed part of the company’s...
 
 
 
 
Mar 01, 2016
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba
Some of the country's smaller international airports needed to have their status reviewed, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Tuesday. “Take Port Elizabeth for example. PE is not an international airport. It was designated an international airport for the...
Feb 26, 2016
MUSA JALI Jali, who initially did not want to design and develop solutions, has became passionate about software design and development
Local cloud and hosting start-up Digijiz has been given three years of access to information technology (IT) giant IBM’s Developer Works Premium Package – a Web-based technical resource and professional network for IT practitioners and developers – which enables the...
Feb 26, 2016
PRECIOUS RESOURCE Scrap metal should be retained in South Africa and used as a national resource to decrease the price of local steel
The recent concerns regarding the proposed amendments to the price preference system (PPS) policy guidelines for local scrap metal require debate and input from all role-players, such as exporters of and domestic users of scrap metal, says steel industry...
Feb 26, 2016
SUSTAINING PRODUCTION Scaw Metals plans to use the new price preference system for scrap metal to sustain jobs in the steel industry
Steel manufacturing major Scaw Metals is supporting the proposed amendments to the price preference system (PPS) policy guidelines for local scrap metal.
Feb 26, 2016
One of the difficulties with a column like this is that the people who read it have  a variety of expectations. One thing I cannot do is to write about what I did last week with my dog (or my friend) in anecdotal form and expect anybody to like what I write. People...
Feb 24, 2016
South African Airways (SAA) has advised customers that flights on domestic routes would, from April 1, close 40 minutes before departure instead of the previous 30 minutes before boarding. The change applied to flights departing from Johannesburg to Durban, Cape...
Feb 19, 2016
SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Five containers were converted to safe and secure housing along with a sixth container that was converted into a community centre
By means of renovating, converting and subdividing five shipping containers from Detroit-based vehicle producer Ford, Struandale engine plant has been able to provide housing for ten destitute families from the Vastrap informal settlement in Booysens Park, Port...
Feb 15, 2016
Coveted real-time communication between brands and customers – as well as detailed shopper analytics – available to retailers, brands and loyalty programmes thanks to partnership between Gimbal Inc and Stellenbosch-based Skybird Technologies (Pty) Ltd. In a first for...
Feb 15, 2016
Programme aimed at supporting the study of Mathematics and Science amongst the disadvantaged communities of the Nelson Mandela Metropole. Collaborative venture aims to support the chemical and manufacturing industries by providing skilled talent Port Elizabeth, South...
Feb 15, 2016
SA Quantity Surveyors should broaden their scope of operations beyond our national borders, says Synergy Property Solutions, a relatively small quantity surveying and project management  company based in Port Elizabeth, which  has made major inroads into Africa and...
 
 
 
 
Feb 12, 2016
President Jacob Zuma has announced that R7-billion has been committed to new port facilities. Delivering his State of the Nation Address in Parliament on Thursday night, Zuma said government was concerned that South Africa did not own vessels while the country was...
Feb 05, 2016
Manufacturing local solar energy products for the past 25 years, Port Elizabeth-based solar electronic components manufacturer Microcare is the only South African company that manufactures MPPT Solar Regulators, Pure Sine Wave Bi-Directional Inverters, Grid-Tied...
Feb 05, 2016
ENHANCED SERVICE The integration of 6Sigma into DCD Marine as in-house engineers has resulted in significantly improved process efficiency
Turnkey ship repair solutions provider DCD Marine Cape Town has enhanced its engineering capacity through a strategic partnership with engineering firm 6Sigma Naval Architects and OffShore Engineering. 6Sigma, established in 2012, provides specialist engineering...
Feb 02, 2016
Konecranes, today one of the top crane and hoist companies in the world, started off from humble beginnings in an old stable in the suburbs of Helsinki, Finland, in 1910. The history of the company is a rich and varied one, with the company growing into a major...
Jan 29, 2016
South African scrap merchants and domestic scrap consumers are taking strongly opposing positions regarding proposed amendments to the price preference system (PPS) policy guidelines, which will govern the future exportation of ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal. The...
 
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