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Topic - Port Elizabeth
Sep 19, 2014
Updated 1 hour 51 minutes ago Development financier the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) signed a cooperation agreement with Argentina-based consortium A & G International in July, which will lead to the production of 25 000 ha of soybeans and other grains for biofuels, human...
Sep 16, 2014
Government’s proposed Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicle Automotive Investment Scheme (MHCV-AIS) is unlikely to have any real impact on Isuzu Trucks South Africa’s automotive assembly business, as the monetary benefits of the incentive would be too insignificant to...
Sep 11, 2014
Encouraged by the industrial and tourism potential of Port Elizabeth and driven by its partnership with gas company Air Products, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) supplier and distributer Reatile Gaz on Thursday officially opened a new LPG depot and cylinder filling...
Sep 05, 2014
Strata Civils has successfully built 18 hockey and soccer AstroTurfs to date and aims to service the synthetic sports field market countrywide, Charles Linnegar, Managing Director, says. “Our first major contract was for township infrastructure in Parklands and...
Sep 05, 2014
African Oxygen’s air separation unit is more than 75% complete.
Sep 05, 2014
LUBRICATION OIL AVAILABLE Modern gearboxes put enormous pressure on the lubricant
Petroleum products refining company Engen announced in July that it launched its Gengear XEP-series industrial gearbox oils for high-performance under pressure applications to the local market.
Sep 05, 2014
PE(Y)12/2014 Port Elizabeth: St Albans Prison: term contract for boiler maintenance, repairs and servicing, Tel (041) 408 2035/2033, CD September 25, 2014.
Sep 05, 2014
The Master Builders South Africa’s (MBSA’s) 109th Annual Congress, set to take place in Port Elizabeth on September 21 to 23, will discuss ways of increasing investment, particularly in residential and public-sector buildings such as schools and medical facilities.
Sep 05, 2014
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Sep 02, 2014
Fibre has emerged as a key aspect of telecommunications group Telkom’s turnaround and its ambitions of becoming “a clear broadband leader”. Speaking at the Southern Africa Telecommunications Networks and Applications Conference, in Port Elizabeth, on Tuesday, Telkom...
Sep 02, 2014
Access to the Internet was fundamental to educating South Africa’s uneducated, unemployed and rural citizens, a panel of speakers at the Southern Africa Telecommunication Network and Application Conference (Satnac), held in Port Elizabeth, agreed on Tuesday. The need...
Sep 02, 2014
Sub-Saharan Africa’s digital revolution was not set to get under way  – it had already started, Ericsson VP for strategy, marketing and communication Tumi Sekhukhune told delegates at the Southern Africa Telecommunication Network and Application Conference (Satnac),...
Sep 01, 2014
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko
As telecommunications group Telkom continued the turnaround that raised its share price from R11 a few years ago to the current R55 a share, the previously beleaguered group aimed to play a significant role in the provision of broadband to all South Africans....
Sep 01, 2014
Dr Siyabonga Cwele
As South Africa entered the “spring” of its ambitious South Africa (SA) Connect broadband strategy, Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Dr Siyabonga Cwele on Monday assured stakeholders that South Africa’s information and communication technology (ICT)...
Aug 29, 2014
Port Elizabeth: Forest Hill Military Base: Repairs and renovations to buildings 141 and 142: Undercover parking transport hangers, Port Elizabeth,
Aug 29, 2014
Welding and construction-related equipment supplier Renttech South Africa’s acquisitions of East London-based gas and welding supplier East Coast Industries (ECI), in July, has offorded Renttech South Africa a far greater presence in the Eastern Cape. “With branches...
Aug 29, 2014
Aug 29, 2014
COLD BOX The cold box, which weighs almost 100 t, was designed and manufactured by Germany-based Linde Group
South African gas company Afrox’s R300-million, 150 t/d air separation unit (ASU) in the Coega industrial development zone of the Eastern Cape, is more than 75% complete, Afrox MD Brett Kimber tells Engineering News. Major equipment, including the cold box and...
Aug 29, 2014
CLEANING UP ITS ACT Increasing growth in the business meant the company had grown too large for its old premises
Multi-service group the Goscor Group is extending its offering of cleaning services with the expansion of two of its Port Elizabeth operations, which include Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) and Goscor Cleaning Company (GCC), with the official launch to its new...
Aug 28, 2014
In South Africa’s largest local shipbuilding contract Transnet National Ports Authority has ordered nine new Voith Water Tractors for use in several ports across the country. This is also the largest order in the history of Voith marine technology. The VWT will be...
Aug 27, 2014
Main contractor Murray & Roberts Buildings is making good progress on the new Dainfern Square Shopping Centre, north of Johannesburg, being developed by Abacus Asset Management. This upmarket mixed-use retail development on the corner of William Nicol Drive and...
Aug 26, 2014
Coega IDZ
Developer Nu-Way Housing Developments on Tuesday said it would go ahead with a “mammoth” mixed-use residential development after securing approval from the Department of Environmental Affairs. The R6-billion Coega Ridge development, adjacent to the Coega industrial...
Aug 22, 2014
A R1.4-billion contract, awarded by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) to Durban-based Southern African Shipyards, for the supply of nine tugboats for South Africa’s harbours got under way this week with the cutting of the first steel. The tugboats would...
Aug 20, 2014
Isuzu Midnite
Many African countries were opening their doors to business, increasingly welcoming investors, said General Motors (GM) Africa president Mario Spangenberg on Wednesday. These countries were working hard to become more investor friendly, and South Africa had to take...
Aug 15, 2014
Agni Steel South Africa started production at its R400-million, state-of-the-art steel mill in the Coega industrial development zone (IDZ) in Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape, in April. The company is a joint venture between Agni Steel India and Afro Asia...
Aug 15, 2014
Projects in many industries are becoming more challenging because of the remote, undeveloped areas in which new resources are being discovered and, subsequently, the global projects market is beginning to follow a more innovative approach towards logistics, giving it...
Aug 15, 2014
The biennial Sasol Solar Challenge will kick off on September 27, in Pretoria, and end in Cape Town, on October 4. Fourteen teams will take part, of which eight are local, says race project manager Annalie van Vuuren.
Aug 14, 2014
Coal trader Wescoal Trading, in partnership with Logistics Intelligence (LQ), on Thursday opened a new environment-friendly product storage and distribution centre that would result in 10 000 t/m of coal being moved from road to rail in Cape Town. This amount of coal...
Aug 08, 2014
Work has officially started at the Amakhala Emoyeni wind farm.
Aug 08, 2014
East Rand-based Fuchs Lubricants manufactures specialised lubricants and greases, which it supplies to customers in the mining, automotive, food and industrial sectors throughout Africa. It also manufactures various other products on a toll or private-label blending...
Aug 08, 2014
Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) is investing between R300-million and R320-million in its Port Elizabeth facility this year, says CTSA marketing and sales GM Shaun Uys. The investment will focus on increasing energy efficiency, as the electricity price in Port...
Aug 04, 2014
Lemaitre safety footwear is manufactured with double density Polyurethane soles. The polyurethane used is approximately 10% lighter than any other PU in use today, and due to this exerts less pressure on the wearer's feet through the day.
Aug 01, 2014
National carrier, South African Airways (SAA), is adding more travel options on the African continent. In a statement, on Thursday, SAA said it was increasing flights on the Johannesburg-Lagos route, where it will offer eight frequencies per week effective from 1...
Aug 01, 2014
South African engineering consultancy SRK Consulting senior environmental scientist Raymond Mayne was the independent environmental control officer for one of the largest information and communications technology-related projects in South Africa, which entails...
Aug 01, 2014
The construction of a wind farm in Jeffreys Bay, in the Eastern Cape, is nearing completion, with the 60-turbine 138-MW-a-day plant expected to supply renewable electricity to power about 115 000 homes at full capacity, project civil and structural works designer and...
Aug 01, 2014
Consider an industrial plant supplied by a power line or power lines a few tens of kilometres long built only for the purpose of supplying your plant and that your plant draws about 20 MW. Under this condition, it would be normal to have, at your end of the line,...
Jul 31, 2014
An aloe plant in the foreground as construction gets under way at the Amakhala Emoyeni wind farm project site
Work has officially started at Cennergi’s R3.5-billion Amakhala Emoyeni wind farm, located near Bedford, in the Eastern Cape. The 138 MW project was among the 19 renewable-energy and seven wind projects selected following the second bid window under the South African...
Jul 25, 2014
The 2005 Nuna 3
The biennial Sasol Solar Challenge will kick off on September 27, in Pretoria, and end in Cape Town, on October 4. Fourteen teams will take part, of which eight are local, says race project manager Annalie van Vuuren.
Jul 25, 2014
TURBOCHARGING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT The Ford Struandale Engine Plant donated four turbo-diesel engines to propel skills development and training at the Coega Skills and Training Development Centre
Vehicle manufacturer Ford donated four diesel engines to State-owned entity, the Coega Skills and Training Development Centre, to enhance skills development in the automotive industry.
Jul 25, 2014
The majority of the construction work packages forming part of the expansion of the Ngqura container terminal expansion are complete.
Jul 21, 2014
General Tyre production at the Port Elizabeth plant
Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) is investing between R300-million and R320-million in its Port Elizabeth facility this year, says CTSA marketing and sales GM Shaun Uys. The investment will focus on increasing energy efficiency, as the electricity price in Port...
Jul 18, 2014
TUMI DLAMINI The building industry continues to play a significant role in driving growth and job creation in South Africa
The yearly Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) Congress will be held in Port Elizabeth in September, where national and African representatives will have an opportunity to discuss the latest trends, opportunities and challenges in the building industry.
Jul 16, 2014
Talks to end the three-week strike in the metals and engineering sector will resume this week through formal bargaining council structures after the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) was unable to secure a wage agreement with the...
Jul 14, 2014
As the National Union of Mineworkers of South Africa-led metal and engineering sector strike continues, vehicle manufacturers have started halting production at some plants as car component supply is interrupted. Toyota, which maintained full production for the first...
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