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FLSmidth concludes acquisition of remaining part of Sandvik Mining Systems

     1st March 2018 With the transfer of assets in South Africa now completed, the previously announced acquisition of the Sandvik Mining Systems projects business has been finalised. The acquisition includes continuous surface mining and minerals handling technologies and competences that strengthen the company's... 

Sustainable engineering and project services from WorleyParsons Mozambique Lda

     26th February 2018 With East Africa emerging as a significant oil and gas region, WorleyParsons is seeing renewed interest in countries such as Mozambique. In recent years the company’s presence in the country has transformed from a project support office into a standalone business with the head office in Maputo... 

Zest WEG Group 

     5th February 2018 The Zest WEG Group has a strong commitment to contributing to the development of the African region, and has been servicing the mining sector on the continent for more than 35 years.  

Junior projects lighting bright path into Africa for ‘search and solve’ group

By: Martin Creamer     26th January 2018 Motor and controls manufacturer Zest WEG Group, which designs, manufactures, markets and installs electrical products and solutions across the full electrical spectrum, is achieving great success with its new specially crafted ‘pavement pounding, search and solve’ business model that ensures... 

Weg W22xd Flameproof Motors Fully Ex Certified

     2nd October 2017 The WEG W22Xd flameproof motor, available from Zest WEG Group, meets worldwide standards for use in hazardous applications including the mining, chemical and oil and gas sectors. The W22Xd motor is certified in line with European ATEX and International IECEx standards. ATEX/IECEx certified, WEG... 

Energy Engineered Products proudly announces BEE partnerships

     1st June 2017 Energy Engineered Products is taking its stainless steel business (Energy Metals), and valves business (Energy Valves) forward into a more inclusive, progressive and sustainable future with the recent conclusion of an empowerment share transaction. In line with the black economic empowerment... 

Sasol, Linde conclude engineering services agreement

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th May 2017 Petrochemicals group Sasol South Africa has signed a professional services term agreement with Linde Group’s engineering division for an initial term of two years, with an option to extend.     The agreement supports a close working relationship to create and ensure long-term engineering,... 

Sasol and Linde conclude long-term agreement for engineering services

     15th May 2017 Sasol South Africa (Pty) Limited, duly represented by Group Technology, a division of Sasol South Africa (Pty) Ltd, has awarded The Linde Group’s Engineering Division a Professional Services Term Agreement for an initial term of two years with an option to extend.  This agreement supports a close... 

Wind energy investments increase future renewable energy plans

By: Kimberley Smuts     28th October 2016 Although the Department of Energy (DoE) has initiated the highly successful Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) in South Africa, which has led to the rapid expansion of renewable energy, both wind and solar, integrated professional and technical services... 

Ibhubesi gas project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     26th August 2016 The draft environmental-impact report has been updated to a final enviornmental-impact report. 

Steel construction company receives major contracts in Saudi Arabia

     12th August 2016 Steel fabricator Zamil Steel Construction Company (ZSCC) was awarded a new contract in July valued at R23.1-million by Chinese contractor Sepco 3 for the Riyadh Power Plant (PP) 14 project in the central region of Saudi Arabia. 

Ambitious integrated, proactive security initiative for UWC

     29th June 2016 EES Africa (Pty) Ltd is currently working with University of the Western Cape management on an ambitious multi-pronged initiative, the UWC Safe Campus Project, to substantially increase campus security.  The key objective is to achieve integrated, proactive security. “Security system integration,... 

Ambitious integrated, proactive security initiative for UWC

     28th June 2016 EES Africa (Pty) Ltd is currently working with University of the Western Cape management on an ambitious multi-pronged initiative, the UWC Safe Campus Project, to substantially increase campus security.  The key objective is to achieve integrated, proactive security. “Security system integration,... 

About Bidvest Faclities Management

     20th May 2016 Bidvest Facilities Management, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the JSE-listed Bidvest group, is one of the premier Facilities Management solutions companies in southern Africa, providing a wide range customised and end-to-end integrated facilities management services to the industrial, engineering,... 

Ibhubesi gas project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     29th April 2016 Sunbird Energy has signed a conditional agreement with a South African consortium to divest of its noncash assets for A$8.5-million, which includes its 76% interest in the Ibhubesi project. 

Driver Trett appointment for the Saldanha Gas & Power Project Advisory & Management Services 

     2nd March 2016 Cape Town - Driver Trett South Africa, the local subsidiary of the international Driver Group of companies, is pleased to announce its appointment by the International Power Consortium South Africa (IPCSA) to deliver specific project advisory and project management services for the new privately... 

Gibb Spearheads Construction Of State-Of-The-Art Facility In Eastern Cape

     9th February 2016 Leading South African black-owned multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm GIBB recently completed a Multi-Purpose Community Centre in the remote Kou-Kamma area of the Eastern Cape. This important project will serve the community located off the beaten track within the beautiful surrounds... 

AVEVA supports Fabricom on major brownfield project

     5th February 2016 AVEVA announced today that Fabricom Offshore Services, a leading provider of engineering, procurement, construction and project management services to the Oil & Gas Industry, is using AVEVA software for the brownfield modification of GDF Suez’s Cygnus Platform in 2016. Using both LFM Server™ and... 

GladAfrica/Ariya merger creates a unique African-born consultancy for the local built environment

     25th January 2016 Leading engineering consultancy, GladAfrica Group, announced today the acquisition of Ariya Project Managers (Pty) Ltd. Since its establishment in 2005, Ariya has delivered a number of South Africa’s high-profiled and prestigious infrastructure projects and exemplifies the ability of empowered... 

Electric motors donated to training facility

     22nd January 2016 Electric motors manufacturer Zest WEG Group donated a substantial quantity of electrical equipment, which includes electric motors, to the Tshwane North Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College late last year.  

Piping systems provider offers comprehensive HDPE solution

By: Malusi Mkhize     15th January 2016 Over the past three years, piping systems provider Sinvac Piping has emerged as a ‘one-stop-shop’ for all high-density polyethylene (HDPE) piping solutions, which has provided the South African piping manufacturing company a significant competitive advantage over other manufacturers in the... 

‘4 Site’ – Tws With You Every Step Of The Way

     7th January 2016 ‘4 Site’ is a new project management service introduced by Terex Washing Systems to specifically aid customers and distributors with the installation of TWS equipment, providing three tailored packages to choose from, Silver, Gold or Platinum.  ‘4Site’ comprehensive management service provides... 

Renewables specialist spearheads Kenyan wind power project

     27th November 2015 Engineering company WorleyParsons is one-third of the way into its 32-month contract for the Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) project, in Kenya, for which it was tasked to deliver project management services in 2014. The project aims to supply 360 MW of reliable, low-cost wind-turbine generator... 

Ibhubesi gas project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     13th November 2015 Sunbird Energy is proposing additional components to its Ibhubesi project. 

ILISO Consulting establishes operations in Namibia

     12th August 2015 ILISO Consulting, an African Consulting Engineering firm that specialises in engineering, environmental and project management services, is pleased to announce that it has formally established its operations in Namibia with the opening of a new office in Windhoek. Mr Theunis Heunis has been... 

Project managers chosen for UK nuclear power stations

     17th July 2015 Engineering, procurement and construction contractor Foster Wheeler announced in March that it was awarded a contract by UK-based energy provider EDF Energy to provide project management services to all of its UK nuclear power stations and technical offices in Gloucester and East Kilbride. 

Ibhubesi gas project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     26th June 2015 Sunbird Energy expects to sign a gas supply agreement with State-owned power utility Eskom before the end of this year. 

Spin filter technology reduces costly maintenance

By: Mia Breytenbach     14th November 2014 A key benefit of Tshwane-based specialised engineering solutions company Rand Technical Services’ (RTS’) spin filter technology remains its maintenance-free features, which provide a compelling motivation for companies to use this technology, RTS MD Ian Fraser notes. Costly maintenance in... 

Mining project studies on the increase – DRA 

By: Martin Creamer     24th July 2014 The awarding of studies for potential mining projects is on the increase, says DRA CEO Paul Thomson, who spoke to Mining Weekly Online on the eve of his company’s thirtieth anniversary celebrations. The head of the 3 000-employee project house, which began in Johannesburg in 1984 in tough... 

Upgrading dam infrastructure in Angola

     30th May 2014 As part of the Angolan government’s ongoing efforts to provide improved basic services, such as water to residents, global engineering, management and specialist technical services provider Aurecon is increasingly becoming involved in projects focused on the reconstruction, rehabilitation and... 

Ibhubesi gas project, offshore South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     27th September 2013 Wood Group Kenny Australia has been awarded a contract to provide engineering and project management services for the Ibhubesi gas project. 

Company Announcement: Fluor Awarded Clean Fuels Contract by SAPREF in South Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th April 2013 Fluor Corporation announced today that it was awarded a front-end engineering and design contract by South African Petroleum Refineries for its Clean Fuels II Project in Durban, South Africa 

Ncondezi says Mozambique power plant viable

By: Natasha Odendaal     20th August 2012 Aim-listed Ncondezi Coal on Monday said that a definitive feasibility study (DFS) on the power aspects of the project has established the economic and technical viability of its proposed 1 800 MW mine-mouth coal-fired power plant at the company’s namesake project, in the Tete province, in... 


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