Engineering News | Agriculture Home https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/agriculture Thu, 18 Jul 2019 21:13:18 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Feeding 10bn people will require genetically modified food https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/feeding-10bn-people-will-require-genetically-modified-food-2019-07-17 Bloomberg AGRICULTURE Wed, 17 Jul 2019 08:24:00 +0200 525796 1563350901 1563344640 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Didiza calls for conversation with land owners https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/didiza-calls-for-conversation-with-land-owners-2019-07-16 African News Agency Agriculture Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:56:00 +0200 525716 1563281102 1563270960 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811797_resized_thokodidiza21022.jpg Agriculture, Land Reform & Rural Development Thoko Didiza 511 287 Tongaat CEO seeking to freeze payments on R11bn of debt https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tongaat-ceo-seeking-to-freeze-payments-on-r11bn-of-debt-2019-07-16 Bloomberg AGROPROCESSING Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:16:00 +0200 525660 1563284557 1563261360 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Climate change takes priority in Creecy’s budget vote debate https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/climate-change-takes-priority-in-creecys-budget-vote-debate-2019-07-12 Nadine James ENIVIRONMENTAL Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:48:00 +0200 525489 1562939795 1562935680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811344_resized_barbaracreecygauteng0319.jpeg Barbara Creecy 511 312 Chicken import tariff increases will not solve industry problems – association https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chicken-import-tariff-increases-will-not-solve-industry-problems-association-2019-07-10 Marleny Arnoldi POULTRY Wed, 10 Jul 2019 14:19:00 +0200 525194 1562762819 1562761140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Gauteng macroeconomic model to be ready in next 100 days, says Ramokgopa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-macroeconomic-model-to-be-ready-in-next-100-days-says-ramokgopa-2019-07-05 Simone Liedtke ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Fri, 05 Jul 2019 16:31:00 +0200 524838 1562337251 1562337060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809855_resized_economicdevelopmentdrkgosientsoramokgopagautengmecforeconomicdevelopmentagricultureandenvironment072019simoneliedtke1022.jpg Gauteng Economic Development, Agriculture and Environment MEC Dr Kgosientso Ramokgopa 511 287 Sappi becomes international stakeholder member of the PEFC https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappi-becomes-international-stakeholder-member-of-the-pefc-2019-07-01 Tasneem Bulbulia PAPER & PULP Mon, 01 Jul 2019 15:07:00 +0200 524290 1561986518 1561986420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Former Tongaat official scrutinised in echo of Steinhoff scandal https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/former-tongaat-official-scrutinised-in-echo-of-steinhoff-scandal-2019-06-27 Bloomberg AGROPROCESSING Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:13:00 +0200 524004 1561645857 1561637580 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Omnia to restructure as it seeks to reduce overextended balance sheet https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-to-restructure-as-it-seeks-to-reduce-overextended-balance-sheet-2019-06-25 Schalk Burger CHEMICALS Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:52:00 +0200 523736 1561474267 1561470720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Extreme weather is shaking up Africa's corn trade https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/extreme-weather-is-shaking-up-africas-corn-trade-2019-06-25 Bloomberg AGRICULTURE Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:21:00 +0200 523664 1561454623 1561454460 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 DTI forges ahead with product standardisation task https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-forges-ahead-with-product-standardisation-task-2019-06-14 Mamaili Mamaila Agriculture Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521475 1560239896 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802466_resized_manufacturingindabapreview01siyenza1406191022.jpg INDUSTRY GROWTH The DTI looks forward to exchanging lessons and experiences to unpack challenges and identify solutions for growth across the manufacturing sector 511 287 Agribusiness confidence remains subdued https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agribusiness-confidence-remains-subdued-2019-06-11 Marleny Arnoldi AGRIBUSINESS Tue, 11 Jun 2019 16:20:00 +0200 522467 1560263111 1560262800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804630_resized_unileveragriculturesunflowerfarmmookgophong304131022duane.jpg 511 287 Mondi simplification still expected to be completed this year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mondi-simplification-still-expected-to-be-completed-this-year-2019-06-07 Simone Liedtke PACKAGING AND PAPER Fri, 07 Jun 2019 15:27:00 +0200 522191 1559914156 1559914020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Winetech Pitching Den entry deadline extended to June 28 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/winetech-pitching-den-entry-deadline-extended-to-june-28-2019-06-05 Creamer Media Reporter FOOD & BEVERAGE Wed, 05 Jun 2019 11:06:00 +0200 521879 1559726625 1559725560 99999999999 Tasneem Bulbulia 0 0 Tongaat’s shares fall as it announces plans to restate 2018 financial statements https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tongaats-shares-fall-as-it-announces-plans-to-restate-2018-financial-statements-2019-05-31 Tasneem Bulbulia AGROPROCESSING Fri, 31 May 2019 16:22:00 +0200 521538 1559313638 1559312520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Global innovation challenge launched to tackle irrigation water loss https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-innovation-challenge-launched-to-tackle-irrigation-water-loss-2019-05-29 Simone Liedtke WATER / AGRICULTURE Wed, 29 May 2019 10:21:00 +0200 521147 1559118130 1559118060 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Lekwa municipality water supply problems hit Astral Foods poultry processing plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lekwa-municipality-water-supply-problems-hit-astral-foods-poultry-processing-plant-2019-05-28 African News Agency AGROPROCESSING Tue, 28 May 2019 11:05:00 +0200 521038 1559034375 1559034300 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Land Bank economist warns of increasing risk of African swine fever https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/land-bank-economist-warns-of-increasing-risk-of-african-swine-fever-2019-05-24 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE Fri, 24 May 2019 16:45:00 +0200 520868 1558709194 1558709100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Habasit presents range of timing belts for drive technology https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/habasit-presents-range-of-timing-belts-for-drive-technology-2019-05-09 Cameron Mackay Agriculture Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519110 1558361613 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797781_resized_habasitflexbelt0520191022.jpg HIGH-PERFORMANCE BELTS These Flex belts are ideal for transporting heavy loads and are therefore suitable for use in high-performance conveyor systems 511 287 BMG extends supply of gearboxes and variators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-extends-supply-of-gearboxes-and-variators-2019-05-07 Cameron Mackay Agriculture Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519046 1558361612 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797647_resized_piasolarspvsolartrackingsystems0520191022.jpg TRACKING THE SUN BMG’s Varvel worm gearboxes are installed on solar panels to ensure that they are in an ideal position to track the sun 511 287 Vert supplies Leroy-Somer motors in Southern Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vert-supplies-leroy-somer-motors-in-southern-africa-2019-05-03 Cameron Mackay Agriculture Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518798 1558361611 1558648800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797104_resized_atexinductionmotor0520191022.jpg SAFETY IN EXTREME CONDITIONS The range is ideal for pump, ventilation, agitator and mixed applications in refineries, pipelines, petrochemicals and food industries 511 287 New VSD software offers energy savings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vsd-software-offers-energy-savings-2019-05-03 Cameron Mackay Agriculture Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518796 1558361611 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797380_resized_thewegcfwdrivesrange0520191022.jpg LIGHTEN THE LOAD While there are a variety of different sized motors that will have different efficiencies, energy savings increase exponentially as the load decreases 511 287 Tongaat Hulett, lenders to consider standstill agreement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tongaat-hulett-lenders-to-consider-standstill-agreement-2019-05-16 Reuters AGROPROCESSING Thu, 16 May 2019 14:45:00 +0200 519833 1558011007 1558010700 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Court action suspended, parties agree on more transparency in chicken industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/court-action-suspended-parties-agree-on-more-transparency-in-chicken-industry-2019-05-15 African News Agency POULTRY Wed, 15 May 2019 14:17:00 +0200 519676 1557924365 1557922620 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Rise in unemployment rate a call for government to revisit policies https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rise-in-unemployment-rate-a-call-for-government-to-revisit-policies-2019-05-15 African News Agency Agriculture Wed, 15 May 2019 12:36:00 +0200 519669 1557928994 1557916560 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799036_resized_unileveragriculturesunflowerfarmmookgophong304131022duane.jpg 511 287 South African student named among winning wood scientists in global competition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-student-named-among-winning-wood-scientists-in-global-competition-2019-05-15 Tasneem Bulbulia FORESTRY Wed, 15 May 2019 11:03:00 +0200 519648 1557911558 1557910980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Davies approves revised guidelines for aquaculture programme https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/davies-approves-revised-guidelines-for-aquaculture-programme-2019-05-14 African News Agency AQUACULTURE Tue, 14 May 2019 09:00:00 +0200 519480 1557817326 1557817200 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Davies approves Bojanala SEZ recommendation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/davies-approves-bojanala-sez-recommendation-2019-05-13 Simone Liedtke SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES Mon, 13 May 2019 14:57:00 +0200 519449 1557752362 1557752220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Working group meeting to address impact of neonicotinoids in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/working-group-meeting-to-address-impact-of-neonicotinoids-in-africa-2019-05-10 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE Fri, 10 May 2019 16:39:00 +0200 519339 1557728755 1557499140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Grain recovery offsets Kaap Agri’s drought-related challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grain-recovery-offsets-kaap-agris-drought-related-challenges-2019-05-10 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Fri, 10 May 2019 15:28:00 +0200 519320 1557495058 1557494880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798293_resized_monsantopetitagriculture1710221015duane.jpg 511 287 Mahindra South Africa unveils comprehensive farming equipment range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mahindra-south-africa-unveils-comprehensive-farming-equipment-range-2019-05-10 Irma Venter AGRICULTURE Fri, 10 May 2019 10:05:00 +0200 519261 1557497328 1557475500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798147_resized_mahindratractorssa201911022.jpg Mahindra has entered the farming equipment business in South Africa 511 287 Polymer bushings used in unsuitable environments https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/polymer-bushings-used-in-unsuitable-environments-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517977 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795223_resized_nampovesconite05191022.jpg MANUFACTURING MARVEL Parts manufactured for planters and harvesters from vesconite polymers 511 287 Larger stands, more technology on display at Nampo https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/larger-stands-more-technology-on-display-at-nampo-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517975 1556885086 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795219_resized_nampojohndeeretracker05191022.jpg TRACTOR TRACKER Satellites in farming are now a reality 511 287 New products launched at Nampo Harvest Day https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-products-launched-at-nampo-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517979 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795228_resized_nampobearingsintjonnesway05191022.jpg NUTS TO MISS IT Exhibitors use alluring offers and prizes to attract traffic to their stands 511 287 Hydraulics company using expo to highlight products https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulics-company-using-expo-to-highlight-products-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517992 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795253_resized_nampohawuniflex05191022.jpg FLEX THOSE MUSCLES The Uniflex grease crimper will take center stage at the HAW stand this year 511 287 New products for the agriculture industry being launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-products-for-the-agriculture-industry-being-launched-2019-04-25 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517995 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795272_resized_nampobmgboerslim05191022.jpg BOER MAAK N PLAN The Boer Slim/Smart Farming initiative offers a range of products developed with and for local farmers 511 287 Biggest Nampo yet boasts 775 stands https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biggest-nampo-yet-boasts-775-stands-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518075 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795486_resized_nampograinsa05191022.jpg HIGH EXPECTATIONS An aerial view of the continent’s largest agriculture show being held in May 511 287