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Chantelle Kotze

Chantelle Kotze

Chantelle Kotze is a former Staff Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Govt destroys R13.2m in noncompliant products

12th December 2014 In a bid to curb illegal and harmful substandard products imported into the country, government on Friday destroyed products worth R13.2-million that were found to compromise the safety of consumers with defects that could not be corrected. 

Seifsa’s new yearly award of excellence to encourage growth, excellence in metals, engineering sectors

12th December 2014 The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) announced on Thursday that it would launch the Seifsa Awards for Excellence in 2015. 

Cabinet makes major changes to State-owned company boards

11th December 2014 Cabinet on Thursday announced sweeping changes to the composition of the nonexecutive boards of State-owned power utility Eskom and transport utility Transnet. 

M&R Infrastructure awarded North West road infrastructure upgrade contract

11th December 2014 Murray & Roberts (M&R) Infrastructure has been awarded a contract by the North West provincial government’s Department of Public Works and Roads to upgrade 58.4 km of gravel roads in the Ganyesa area, north-west of Vryburg, by May 2016. 

Future S African mining technology investment focused on safety issues

11th December 2014 The top two areas for future technology investment in the mining sector are fatigue management and collision avoidance/proximity-detection tools, tackling daily safety issues faced by operators, reveals Research and Markets. 

E Cape rural development financier unveils three-year R100m agroprocessing initiative

9th December 2014 Rural development financier the Eastern Cape Rural Development Agency (ECRDA) CEO Thozamile Gwanya on Tuesday launched a three-year R100-million agroprocessing programme aimed at benefiting 996 landowners in the rural towns of Bizana and Lady Frere, in the Eastern Cape. 

Nersa approves Burgan’s licence for WC facility, Chevron still opposed

9th December 2014 The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has approved Burgan Cape Terminals’ licence for the development and construction of an independently owned and operated liquid fuel-storage and distribution facility at the Eastern Mole of the Port of Cape Town, in the Western Cape. 

Public comment deadline extended on proposed STB subsidy qualifying criteria

9th December 2014 To ensure that set-top-box (STB) subsidies are adequately distributed to qualifying needy persons who own televisions, the Universal Services and Access Agency of South Africa (USAASA) on Tuesday announced that it had extended the public comment deadline on its proposed qualifying criteria,... 

Beacon Hill aims to reduce restructuring impact on shareholders, speed up Minas Moatize development

9th December 2014 Aim-listed Beacon Hill Resources is proposing an up to €5-million open offer focused on reducing the dilutive impact of its restructuring on existing shareholders and to rapidly develop its Minas Moatize coking coal mine, in Tete province, Mozambique, into a profitable Tier 1 cash cost producer. 

Load shedding costing metals and engineering sector R6bn – Seifsa

9th December 2014 Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) has urged government and State-owned power utility Eskom to bring an end to the current bout of load shedding, which, in the past three weeks, has cost the metals and engineering sector an estimated R6-billion in lost revenue. 

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