Engineering News | Agroprocessing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/agroprocessing Thu, 21 Oct 2021 01:00:41 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Cotton farming provides diversification options for South African canegrowers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cotton-farming-provides-diversification-options-for-south-african-canegrowers-2021-10-14 Creamer Media Reporter SUGAR/AGRICULTURE Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:05:00 +0200 597933 1634209316 1634202300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Macadamia factory success is testament to what collaboration can achieve https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/macadamia-factory-success-is-testament-to-what-collaboration-can-achieve-2021-10-05 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE/MANUFACTURING Tue, 05 Oct 2021 11:15:00 +0200 597023 1633430426 1633425300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000965943_resized_1marquismacadamiasnutprocessing102021marleny1022.jpg Marquis Macadamias Africa nut processing 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/86508_2021-10-04_macadamias_-_2.mp436998848Marquis Macadamias shares insight on the industry and company Marquis Macadamias shares insight on the industry and company Kaap Agri to dispose of TFC shares for R502m https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kaap-agri-to-dispose-of-tfc-shares-for-r502m-2021-10-04 Schalk Burger AGRICULTURE Mon, 04 Oct 2021 16:33:00 +0200 596954 1633358454 1633357980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Headwinds mounting for world economy into final stretch of 2021 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/headwinds-mounting-for-world-economy-into-final-stretch-of-2021-2021-10-04 Bloomberg ECONOMY Mon, 04 Oct 2021 10:54:00 +0200 596868 1633338424 1633337640 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Unitrans Africa acquires crop-spraying drone fleet https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unitrans-africa-acquires-crop-spraying-drone-fleet-2021-09-30 Irma Venter AGRICULTURE Thu, 30 Sep 2021 14:49:00 +0200 596607 1633007933 1633006140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000965102_resized_unitransagridronesspraying09202111022.jpg One of the DJI T30 Agras spraying drones 511 287 Research body highlights surge in food inflation last month https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/research-body-highlights-surge-in-food-inflation-last-month-2021-09-27 Rebecca Campbell AGRICULTURE Mon, 27 Sep 2021 16:07:00 +0200 596246 1632752253 1632751620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Research group reports low level of market concentration in SA agriculture https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/research-group-reports-low-level-of-market-concentration-in-sa-agriculture-2021-09-21 Rebecca Campbell AGRICULTURE Tue, 21 Sep 2021 11:44:00 +0200 595807 1632219392 1632217440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Refrigeration system to cut energy costs available https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/refrigeration-system-to-cut-energy-costs-available-2021-09-17 Halima Frost Agroprocessing Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594086 1631540547 1631829600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000960150_resized_hvacreprefrigerationcoolingandsolar09211022.jpg LIGHT WORK Adding a solar installation to a company's refrigeration unit deceases the cost of running the unit off grid power alone 511 287 Global citrus demand increases refrigeration demand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-citrus-demand-increases-refrigeration-demand-2021-09-17 Halima Frost Agroprocessing Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594081 1631598966 1631829600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000960130_resized_hvacreprefrigerationcitrusspace09211022.jpg FRUITFUL SERVICES An increased need for refrigerated storage and transport capacity in the citrus sector is being addressed by EP Refrigeration 511 287 Opinion: Could South Africa’s logistics crisis derail the citrus sector’s stellar growth ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-could-south-africas-logistics-crisis-derail-thecitrussectors-stellar-growth-trajectory-2021-09-15 Creamer Media Reporter AGRICULTURE Wed, 15 Sep 2021 15:50:00 +0200 595317 1631720726 1631713800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000962685_resized_sappiorangespackedlidcopy31022.jpg 511 287 Ethiopian conflict hampering desert locust control, UN says https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ethiopian-conflict-hampering-desert-locust-control-un-says-2021-09-09 Bloomberg FOOD CROPS Thu, 09 Sep 2021 09:47:00 +0200 594651 1631173790 1631173620 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Doubling the sugar tax will result in thousands more rural job losses, report states https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/doubling-the-sugar-tax-will-result-in-thousands-more-rural-job-losses-report-states-2021-09-01 Simone Liedtke SUGAR TAX Wed, 01 Sep 2021 12:08:00 +0200 593899 1630495755 1630490880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000959753_resized_canssasasugartax032017jpg1022.jpg 511 287 South African minority investors to form activist group to take on Tongaat https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-minority-investors-to-form-activist-group-to-take-on-tongaat-2021-08-31 Reuters AGROPROCESSING Tue, 31 Aug 2021 14:39:00 +0200 593786 1630413988 1630413540 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Agricultural employment probably stable, not increasing, despite StatsSA report https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agricultural-employment-more-probably-stable-not-increasing-despite-statssa-report-2021-08-27 Rebecca Campbell AGRICULTURE Fri, 27 Aug 2021 13:08:00 +0200 593510 1630065392 1630062480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Western Cape High Court reserves judgment in Vinpro court case https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-high-court-reserves-judgment-in-vinpro-court-case-2021-08-26 Simone Liedtke Agroprocessing Thu, 26 Aug 2021 12:28:00 +0200 593353 1629974891 1629973680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Association welcomes renewal of poultry anti-dumping duties https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/association-welcomes-renewal-of-poultry-anti-dumping-duties-2021-08-26 Simone Liedtke POULTRY Thu, 26 Aug 2021 12:25:00 +0200 593350 1629974513 1629973500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa crafts strategy for R28bn cannabis industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-crafts-strategy-for-r28bn-cannabis-industry-2021-08-25 Bloomberg AGRICULTURE Wed, 25 Aug 2021 13:53:00 +0200 593199 1629893107 1629892380 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Agri SA concerned about skilled workforce decline despite employment gains in Q2 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agri-sa-concerned-about-skilled-workforce-decline-despite-employment-gains-in-q2-2021-08-25 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Wed, 25 Aug 2021 10:09:00 +0200 593178 1629882957 1629878940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Land Bank makes another loss, debt plan not yet finalised https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/land-bank-makes-another-loss-debt-plan-not-yet-finalised-2021-08-24 Reuters AGRICULTURE Tue, 24 Aug 2021 16:01:00 +0200 593132 1629813846 1629813660 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Western Cape rooibos industry receives a certificate for PDO in Europe https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-rooibos-industry-receives-a-certificate-for-pdo-in-europe-2021-08-23 Yvonne Silaule TRADE Mon, 23 Aug 2021 16:07:00 +0200 592994 1629728545 1629727620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Minister, panel members agree that Eastern Cape holds great agriculture potential https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/minister-panel-members-agree-that-eastern-cape-holds-great-agriculture-potential-2021-08-20 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Fri, 20 Aug 2021 15:18:00 +0200 592878 1629466200 1629465480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000957794_resized_easterncapematatielemaize501022.jpg Eastern Cape maize farm 511 287 Aid supplied for food shortage https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-receives-aid-to-minimise-food-shortages-after-looting-crisis-2021-08-04 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Agroprocessing Fri, 20 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 591420 1629184303 1629410400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000954723_resized_enfoodandbeveragebmgagriculture0820211022.jpg FULLY FUNCTIONAL BMG’s agricultural specialists are working even more closely with the agricultural community to help curtail the shortage of fresh produce in South Africa 511 287 Sugarcane industry’s R84m loss from riots threatens thousands of rural jobs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugarcane-industrys-r84m-loss-from-riots-threatens-thousands-of-rural-jobs-2021-08-17 Schalk Burger AGROPROCESSING Tue, 17 Aug 2021 16:47:00 +0200 592478 1629212417 1629211620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Data is the key to the power of IoT, says industry council https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/data-is-the-key-to-the-power-of-iot-says-industry-council-2021-08-17 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY Tue, 17 Aug 2021 07:38:00 +0200 592370 1629181790 1629178680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Unique regional status to South Africa's rooibos tea can turn fortunes for crop https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unique-regional-status-to-south-africas-rooibos-tea-can-turn-fortunes-for-crop-2021-08-12 Reuters AGRICULTURE Thu, 12 Aug 2021 14:22:00 +0200 592098 1628771870 1628770920 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Microsoft, IFC pilot small-scale farmer digital tools initiative https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/microsoft-ifc-pilot-small-scale-farmer-digital-tools-initiative-2021-08-03 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Tue, 03 Aug 2021 11:07:00 +0200 591239 1627984358 1627981620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Biden revives Trump's Africa business initiative; focus on energy, health https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biden-revives-trumps-africa-business-initiative-focus-on-energy-health-2021-07-28 Reuters TRADE Wed, 28 Jul 2021 09:25:00 +0200 590694 1627458427 1627457100 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 AfDB finances cross-country power initiative, youth development in Ethiopia https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-finances-cross-country-power-initiative-youth-development-in-ethiopia-2021-07-23 Marleny Arnoldi SERVICES/ELECTRICITY/AGRICULTURE Fri, 23 Jul 2021 11:57:00 +0200 590353 1627035391 1627034220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Project management firm upgrades sugar factory https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/project-management-company-upgrades-sugar-factory-2021-07-23 Darren Parker Agroprocessing Fri, 23 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 588706 1626697828 1626991200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000949141_resized_projectmanagementuclboschlongtubeevaporator1022.jpg LONG TUBE EVAPORATOR Bosch Projects team needed to be innovative and creative in its approach to detailed engineering solutions and the application of expertise 511 287 Association confirms unrest had little impact on citrus exports https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/assocation-confirms-unrest-had-little-impact-on-citrus-exports-2021-07-19 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Mon, 19 Jul 2021 12:10:00 +0200 589800 1626689914 1626689400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000951439_resized_sappiorangespackedlidcopy31022.jpg 511 287 SIDS fast-tracks infrastructure- boosting projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sids-fast-tracks-infrastructure-boosting-projects-2021-07-06 Nadine Ramdass Agroprocessing Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 588614 1626156230 1626386400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000949014_resized_interchangesids0607211022.jpg INTERCHANGE Transport sector has 15 SIDS projects across the country 511 287 Various services available to sugar mills https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/various-services-available-to-sugar-mills-2021-07-16 Darren Parker Agroprocessing Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 588088 1626156228 1626386400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000947904_resized_businessinkznennewcarrierbmg0620211022.jpg CARRY ON BMG has designed, fabricated and installed new carriers, reducing the normal 24-week delivery period to only four weeks 511 287 IoT use in South Africa to grow by 14% a year to 2025 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iot-use-in-south-africa-to-grow-by-14-a-year-to-2025-2021-07-15 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY Thu, 15 Jul 2021 00:54:00 +0200 589413 1626332624 1626303240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 United Nations’ agri fund zooms in on private sector SMEs in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/united-nations-agri-fund-zooms-in-on-private-sector-smes-in-africa-2021-07-14 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Wed, 14 Jul 2021 16:24:00 +0200 589397 1626274313 1626272640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa unrest hits farming, threatens food supply https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-unrest-hits-farming-threatens-food-supply-2021-07-13 Reuters AGRICULTURE Tue, 13 Jul 2021 23:58:00 +0200 589291 1626245045 1626213480 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Ivorian engineer wins Royal Academy award for biowaste innovation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ivorian-engineer-wins-royal-academy-award-for-biowaste-innovation-2021-07-09 Schalk Burger ENGINEERING Fri, 09 Jul 2021 15:17:00 +0200 589008 1625838058 1625836620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 CSIR researchers producing products from indigenous plants https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-researchers-producing-products-from-indigenous-plants-2021-06-28 Schalk Burger SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Mon, 28 Jun 2021 16:31:00 +0200 587916 1624892901 1624890660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0