Engineering News | Education & Skills Development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/education Fri, 25 Sep 2020 02:21:07 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Accreditations incorrectly processed cause distress – institute https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/accreditations-incorrectly-processed-cause-distress---institute-2020-09-08 Halima Frost Education & Skills Development Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564220 1600770024 1600984800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897110_resized_workingheighifwh09201022.jpg CLEAN SWEEP Having clean clear directives allows professional body Working at Height to equip the sector with the correct tools for safe working protocols 511 287 Structures assist in practical training https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/scaffolding-assists-in-practical-training-2020-09-25 Halima Frost Education & Skills Development Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564323 1600770261 1600984800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897362_resized_workingheighkbc09201022.jpg HIGHER GRADE Being able to do practical training at height is now possible with the structures erected at KBC's various training facilities 511 287 New magnetic fall protection system launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-magnetic-fall-protection-system-launched-2020-09-25 Halima Frost Education & Skills Development Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564223 1600770359 1600984800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897114_resized_workingatheightmcnetiq09201022.jpg MAGNETIC PULL The magnetic system based on Controlock technology assists in securing workers when no railing or connectable surface is available 511 287 Pandemic presents opportunity to rethink PEPs, speaker says https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pandemic-presents-opportunity-to-rethink-peps-speaker-says-2020-09-23 Tasneem Bulbulia SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Wed, 23 Sep 2020 14:43:00 +0200 565527 1600868151 1600864980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SAPVIA, SAWEA partner to assist local renewables project developers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sapvia-sawea-partner-to-assist-local-renewables-project-developers-2020-09-21 Donna Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 21 Sep 2020 15:42:00 +0200 565303 1600698721 1600695720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UIF TERS payments to resume https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uif-ters-payments-to-resume-2020-09-21 Simone Liedtke COVID-19 Mon, 21 Sep 2020 12:01:00 +0200 565271 1600686243 1600682460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 ATNS launches virtual Aviation Training Academy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/atns-launches-virtual-aviation-training-academy-2020-09-18 Donna Slater AIR TRAVEL Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:19:00 +0200 565167 1600425095 1600424340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 DPWI, AgriSeta partner to train and certify 400 artisans https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dpwi-agriseta-partner-to-train-and-certify-400-artisans-2020-09-18 Marleny Arnoldi SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:23:00 +0200 565143 1600422720 1600417380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000899265_resized_educationtrainingdpwiandagrisetapartnertotrain400artisans1022.jpg 511 287 Breathalyser tests should be adapted, not cancelled https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/breathalyser-tests-should-be-adapted-not-cancelled-2020-09-18 Darren Parker Education & Skills Development Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563675 1600160439 1600380000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895706_resized_healthsafetyenrhysevansalcosafe0920201022.jpg RHYS EVANS Lives can be saved and accidents can be avoided if proper alcohol testing continues to be implemented 511 287 Acquisition ensures increased OHS offering https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acquisition-ensures-increased-ohs-offering-2020-09-18 Darren Parker Education & Skills Development Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563664 1600160510 1600380000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895713_resized_healthsafetyppefactorywarehouseadobe0920201022.jpg A HEALTHY OUTCOME Covid-19 has put health and safety in the workplace at the top of the agenda 511 287 Covid-19 outbreak delays launch of dust suppression system https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/covid-19-outbreak-delays-launch-of-dust-suppression-system-2020-09-18 Darren Parker Education & Skills Development Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563722 1600160523 1600380000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895792_resized_healthsafetyenmistingicat0920201022.jpg A MIST OPPORTUNITY I-CAT’s new misting system launch was delayed because of Covid-19, but the company aims to launch it before the end of the year 511 287 Environmental concerns driving industry change https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmental-concerns-driving-industry-change-2020-09-18 Mamaili Mamaila Education & Skills Development Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563828 1600855964 1600380000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000898153_resized_hvacrul1809201022.jpg GOING GREEN Driven by environmental concerns, global promoters are advocating the phase-out of traditional refrigerants in favour of new alternatives with a lower global warming potential 511 287 Engineering collaboration assists local development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineering-collaboration-assists-local-development-2020-09-16 Mamaili Mamaila Education & Skills Development Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564919 1600855987 1600380000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 HVACR industry at a turning point https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hvacr-industry-at-a-turning-point-2020-09-18 Mamaili Mamaila Education & Skills Development Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565203 1600856053 1600380000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000899434_resized_hvacrdaikinsouthafricamdkoenvanwynendaele1809201022.jpg KOEN VAN WYNENDAELE Before the Covid-19 outbreak, the industry in general was under pressure owing to a sluggish economy with limited to no growth, a difficult political climate and a tough investment climate 511 287 CDH lawyer warns of retrenchment pitfalls https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cdh-lawyer-warns-of-retrenchment-pitfalls-2020-09-17 Simone Liedtke EMPLOYMENT Thu, 17 Sep 2020 14:14:00 +0200 565050 1600346239 1600344840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UIF announces final TERS application closing dates https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uif-announces-final-ters-application-closing-dates-2020-09-15 Donna Slater LABOUR Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:22:00 +0200 564844 1600180336 1600179720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 IDC approves R746m for Covid-19 economic relief https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/idc-approves-r746m-for-covid-19-economic-relief-2020-09-14 Tasneem Bulbulia COVID-19 Mon, 14 Sep 2020 16:01:00 +0200 564746 1600093163 1600092060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UIF delays Covid-19 TERS payments to address AGSA audit findings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uif-delays-covid-19-ters-payments-to-address-agsa-audit-findings-2020-09-11 Tasneem Bulbulia LABOUR Fri, 11 Sep 2020 16:56:00 +0200 564646 1599836877 1599836160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Panel provides insight, advice for young engineering professionals https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/panel-provides-insight-advice-for-young-engineering-professionals-2020-09-11 Tasneem Bulbulia ENGINEERING Fri, 11 Sep 2020 16:33:00 +0200 564643 1599835605 1599834780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Dube-Ncube to inspect Margate Airport renovations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dube-ncube-to-inspect-margate-airport-renovations-2020-09-11 Sane Dhlamini Education & Skills Development Fri, 11 Sep 2020 14:29:00 +0200 564621 1599833231 1599827340 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000898091_resized_kznmecforeconomicdevelopmenttourismandenvironmentalaffairsnomusadubencube31022.jpg KZN MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Nomusa Dube-Ncube 511 287 Industry’s wings seemingly clipped https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrys-wings-seemingly-clipped-2020-09-11 Mamaili Mamaila Education & Skills Development Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563078 1599643258 1599775200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895050_resized_aerospaceaerodesignsafrica119201022.jpg GLOBAL SIGHTS SET Similar to the local automotive industry that is manufacturing for European countries, so must there be opportunities to manufacture aircraft under licence for foreign companies 511 287 Level playing field key to moving industry forward https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/level-playing-field-key-to-moving-industry-forward-2020-09-11 Mamaili Mamaila Education & Skills Development Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563305 1599643288 1599775200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895047_resized_aerospaceaircraftserviceviewoftheopenenginehoodstockimage1109201022.jpg OPEN UP THE INDUSTRY While there is scope for black people with potential to thrive in this space, this needs to take into account the whole value chain in the aerospace industry 511 287 Association laments sector decline https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/association-laments-sector-decline-2020-08-28 Mamaili Mamaila Education & Skills Development Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563374 1599742484 1599775200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895079_resized_aerospaceairplaneflyingabovetropicalseaatsunsetstockimage1109201022.jpg AIRING IT OUT In its efforts to ensure that the sector returns to its former glory, Camasa has participated in the process of drafting a sector masterplan 511 287 Company helps industry meet extra staff demand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-helps-industry-meet-extra-staff-demand-2020-08-31 Cameron Mackay Education & Skills Development Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563507 1599742725 1599775200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895462_resized_workforcefreightlogistics1022.jpg ESSENTIAL STAFFING SOLUTIONS Workforce Staffings has been providing suitable, trained staff for positions on short notice, ensuring that essential services have been operating under lockdown 511 287 BEE not at the expense of meritocracy should be part of recovery, says Zungu https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bee-not-at-the-expense-of-meritocracy-should-be-part-of-recovery-says-zungu-2020-09-10 Marleny Arnoldi ECONOMY Thu, 10 Sep 2020 13:51:00 +0200 564480 1599739588 1599738660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 DUT, Ithala sign MoU to boost KZN economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dut-ithala-sign-mou-to-boost-kzn-economy-2020-09-10 Sane Dhlamini Education & Skills Development Thu, 10 Sep 2020 11:04:00 +0200 564450 1599730064 1599728640 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897640_resized_kznmecforeconomicdevelopmenttourismandenvironmentalaffairsnomusadubencube1022.jpg KZN MEC for Economic Development, Tourism And Environmental Affairs, Nomusa Dube-Ncube 511 287 Innovation drives mining efficiency, but also accessibility for women https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovation-drives-mining-efficiency-but-also-accessibility-for-women-2020-09-09 Marleny Arnoldi LABOUR Wed, 09 Sep 2020 15:03:00 +0200 564383 1599657910 1599656580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897480_resized_aladyundergroundgeologistatfinschminegeologyisfastbecomingapopularoccupationforwomennn23571debeers1022.jpg 511 287 B4SA welcomes TERS extension https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/b4sa-welcomes-ters-extension-2020-09-09 Donna Slater LABOUR Wed, 09 Sep 2020 14:51:00 +0200 564378 1599656854 1599655860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Data key to long-term optimisation, says SAIMC's first-ever female president https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/data-key-to-long-term-optimisation-says-saimcs-first-ever-female-president-2020-09-09 Simone Liedtke DATA Wed, 09 Sep 2020 11:01:00 +0200 564346 1599653750 1599642060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897430_resized_20200908saimcpresidentannemarievancoller1022.jpg SAIMC president Annemarie van Coller 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83314_2020-09-08_saimc_president.mp481364430SAIMC president Annemarie van Coller gives viewers some insight into the data journey. Video: Creamer Media's Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. SAIMC president Annemarie van Coller gives viewers some insight into the data journey. Video: Creamer Media's Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. FMF appoints chairperson and deputy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fmf-appoints-chairperson-and-deputy-2020-09-09 Donna Slater LEADERSHIP Wed, 09 Sep 2020 09:34:00 +0200 564318 1599638016 1599636840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897346_resized_lawrencemavundlafmf1022.jpg Free Market Foundation chairperson Lawrence Mavundla 511 287 Automotive training programme resumes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-training-programme-resumes-2020-09-08 Tasneem Bulbulia Ndzondelelo Dlulane Tue, 08 Sep 2020 16:54:00 +0200 564297 1599577687 1599576840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 4IR a ‘unique opportunity’ for Africa to overcome development hurdles https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/4ir-a-unique-opportunity-for-africa-to-overcome-development-hurdles-2020-09-08 Simone Liedtke 4IR Tue, 08 Sep 2020 16:16:00 +0200 564289 1599645716 1599574560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897282_resized_simonewityhsasol1022.jpg Pepperl+Fuchs Africa sales director Marc van Pelt 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83309_2020-09-07_pepperl+fuchs.mp479487985Pepperl+Fuchs Africa sales director Marc van Pelt gives us some more insight into how the Fourth Industrial Revolution represents a unique opportunity for Africa, and South Africa. Video: Creamer Media's Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. Pepperl+Fuchs Africa sales director Marc van Pelt gives us some more insight into how the Fourth Industrial Revolution represents a unique opportunity for Africa, and South Africa. Video: Creamer Media's Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. German development bank sponsors TVET lecturer training centre https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/german-development-bank-sponsors-tvet-lecturer-training-centre-2020-09-08 Marleny Arnoldi EDUCATION & TRAINING Tue, 08 Sep 2020 15:24:00 +0200 564277 1599572016 1599571440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Covid-19 TERS payments extended until September 15 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/covid-19-ters-payments-extended-until-september-15-2020-09-08 Tasneem Bulbulia LABOUR Tue, 08 Sep 2020 10:29:00 +0200 564215 1599574078 1599553740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897135_resized_thembelanithulasnxesi611111022duane.jpg Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi 511 287 Dube-Ncube congratulates CHEM Energy for opening S Africa’s first fuel cell factory https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dube-ncube-congratulates-chem-energy-for-opening-s-africas-first-fuel-cell-company-2020-09-07 Sane Dhlamini Education & Skills Development Mon, 07 Sep 2020 14:28:00 +0200 564126 1599487517 1599481680 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000896888_resized_chemenergypresidentangelinmaharajandkznmecforedteanomusadubencubeattheopeningofthefirstfuelcellcompanyinsouthafrica1022.jpg CHEM Energy President Angelin Maharaj with KZN MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs Nomusa Dube-Ncube at the opening of the first fuel cell opened at the Dube TradePort 511 287 Numsa approaches Labour Court about Comair salaries, medical aid standstills https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-approaches-labour-court-about-comair-salaries-medical-aid-standstills-2020-09-04 Marleny Arnoldi AVIATION/LABOUR Fri, 04 Sep 2020 15:51:00 +0200 564025 1599460635 1599227460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Digital platforms used for lectures https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-institute-uses-digital-platforms-for-lectures-2020-09-04 Halima Frost Education & Skills Development Fri, 04 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 562539 1599216115 1599170400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000893734_resized_saiwsaiwfeaturevirtualtraining09201022.jpg STIMULATING SIMULATOR The SAIW is using a welding simulator to enable students to gain hands-on experience before entering the workforce 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83164_2020-08-17_saiw.mp418254088Southern African Institute of Welding executive director John Tarboton and business development manager Etienne Nell discuss welding students’ use of simulation and digital training. Southern African Institute of Welding executive director John Tarboton and business development manager Etienne Nell discuss welding students’ use of simulation and digital training.