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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

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Seifsa welcomes operational phase of African Continental Free Trade Area

3rd June 2019 The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa has welcomed the official start of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) at the end of May. AfCFTA provides access to a continent-wide market of around 1.2-billion people, and is worth $2.5-trillion.  

Two down, one to go as Resgen advances funding talks

3rd June 2019 ASX- and JSE-listed Resource Generation on Monday said it had received credit approval from a second member of its proposed lending syndicate for the development of the Boikarabelo coal mine in South Africa’s Waterberg region. The company said the confirmed participation from the funder should... 

AMSA continues to increase environmental capex

3rd June 2019 Primary steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) has, over the past ten years, invested more than R1.3-billion in environmental capital expenditure (capex) and maintenance projects to improve the company’s environmental footprint. AMSA tells Engineering News Online that it continues to... 

Altus subsidiary secures exploration licence for copper/gold zone in Ethiopia

3rd June 2019 A subsidiary of Aim- and TSX-V-listed Altus Resources has been granted a three-year exploration licence for the Zager copper/gold prospect in Ethiopia’s Tigray state. The exploration licence, awarded to Altus subsidiary Altau Resources, covers 285 km2, which hosts 27 km of ophiolite belt within... 

Rock burst claims female employee’s life at South Deep

3rd June 2019 A 38-year old female trackless crew leader was killed after being struck by a rock ejected from the face of Gold Fields’ South Deep mine, on Sunday, following a series of four seismic events in quick succession. The gold miner reported that three of the seismic events were been 1.4 and 1.9 in... 

TIPS Forum discusses how 4IR is helping efficiency, environment

31st May 2019 Industrialisation leads to socioeconomic growth, often at a cost to the environment in the form of emissions and pollution, and, therefore, the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) presents a promising opportunity for sustainable development. Speaking at the Trade and Industry Policy Strategies... 

Policy catching up to 5G technology

31st May 2019 When discussing the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and industrial policy that adapts to it accordingly, one has to consider fifth-generation (5G) cellular network technology that has been introduced in some parts of the world since last year, technology initiative 5GBarcelona chief technical... 

SA’s first solar district heating system launched

31st May 2019 South African National Energy Development Institute (Sanedi) on Wednesday launched the first solar district heating system in South Africa at the University of the Witwatersrand’s (Wits’) Junction Campus, as well as the largest solar process heat system in sub-Saharan Africa at the Klein Karoo... 

Innovation policy requires careful consideration – TIPS

30th May 2019 Industrialisation requires innovation and, despite increased investment into science, technology and innovation, as well as the implementation of policies designed to encourage innovation, South Africa’s innovation activities remain constrained, Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS)... 

Broad stakeholder engagement necessary to effect 'new dawn' – Cesa

29th May 2019 In keeping with President Cyril Ramaphosa’s call for a “new dawn” in South Africa’s economy, Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) says it would like to see the reinstatement of stakeholder engagement processes in especially the construction industry. These processes are aimed at creating a... 

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