Engineering News | Home https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/home Sun, 29 Mar 2020 02:18:06 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 ARM, Motsepe family play key roles in R1bn coronavirus pledge https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/arm-motsepe-family-play-key-roles-in-r1bn-coronavirus-pledge-2020-03-28 Martin Creamer DIVERSIFIED MINERS Sat, 28 Mar 2020 13:12:00 +0200 548740 1585407939 1585393920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000862511_resized_motsepe1.jpg Dr Patrice Motsepe and Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe at Saturday's remote media conference using the Internet to ensure social distance. 511 287 Oil, Covid-19 to take heavy toll on Africa’s new-vehicle market  https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-covid-19-to-take-heavy-toll-on-africas-new-vehicle-market-2020-03-26 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 27 Mar 2020 07:26:00 +0200 548545 1585316638 1585286760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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287 Eskom postpones ‘philosophy maintenance’ as it shuts units in response to drop in demand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-postpones-philosophy-maintenance-as-it-shuts-units-in-response-to-drop-in-demand-2020-03-27 Terence Creamer ESKOM Fri, 27 Mar 2020 09:10:00 +0200 548613 1585319220 1585293000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000862260_resized_kendalpowerstationcoal410220717duane.jpg 511 287 New-vehicle sales could recover by up to 7% in 2021 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-could-recover-by-up-to-7-in-2021-2020-03-27 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:15:00 +0200 548703 1585317152 1585311300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000862432_resized_mercedesbenzsouthafricambsa7jims20131013duane1022.jpg 511 287 Transnet scales back to only essential services, operations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-scales-back-to-only-essential-services-operations-2020-03-27 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT / COVID-19 Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:01:00 +0200 548628 1585302628 1585296060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Covid-19 reveals the dangers of South Africa’s lacking water infrastructure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/covid-19-reveals-the-dangers-of-south-africas-lacking-water-infrastructure-2020-03-27 Natasha Odendaal WATER Fri, 27 Mar 2020 11:06:00 +0200 548655 1585305310 1585299960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Food research group warns on precarious nutrition situation of 50% of South Africans https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/foodresearch-group-warns-on-precarious-nutrition-situation-of-50-of-south-africans-2020-03-27 Rebecca Campbell FOOD SECURITY Fri, 27 Mar 2020 08:57:00 +0200 548608 1585293470 1585292220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Opinion: Transport sector expected to play a key role during lockdown https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-transport-sector-expected-to-play-a-key-role-during-lockdown-2020-03-27 Chanel de Bruyn TRANSPORT Fri, 27 Mar 2020 12:58:00 +0200 548691 1585313390 1585306680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000862447_resized_0000860831resizedkatharinemackenzie1022.jpg 511 287 Vodacom chair retires https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vodacom-chair-retires-2020-03-27 Natasha Odendaal NEW APPOINTMENTS Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:06:00 +0200 548630 1585302739 1585296360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 5G poised to aid coronavirus fight https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/5g-poised-to-aid-coronavirus-fight-2020-03-27 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMMUNICATIONS Fri, 27 Mar 2020 12:19:00 +0200 548678 1585314904 1585304340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 UIF to process Covid-19 TERs to assist employers, workers during lockdown 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Covid-19 among South Africans https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hsrc-starts-public-survey-to-assess-awareness-of-covid-19-among-south-africans-2020-03-27 Tasneem Bulbulia HEALTH & SAFETY; STATISTICAL RELEASES Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:36:00 +0200 548726 1585320277 1585319760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Covid-19 will not be stopped without the provision of safe water to the vulnerable – UN experts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/covid-19-will-not-be-stopped-without-the-provision-of-safe-water-to-the-vulnerable-un-experts-2020-03-27 Natasha Odendaal WATER Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:44:00 +0200 548710 1585313561 1585313040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Covid-19 pandemic to heavily impact on FDIs, says Unctad https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/covid-19-pandemic-to-heavily-impact-on-fdis-says-unctad-2020-03-27 Tasneem Bulbulia ECONOMY Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:11:00 +0200 548695 1585314182 1585307460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Botswana’s challenges contribute to 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has adopted zero tolerance on price hiking amid lockdown https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kzn-mec-says-dept-has-adopted-zero-tolerance-on-price-hiking-amid-lockdown-2020-03-27 Sane Dhlamini Latest News Fri, 27 Mar 2020 12:08:00 +0200 548671 1585318486 1585303680 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000862410_resized_kznmecforeconomicdevelopmenttourismandenvironmentalaffairsnomusadubencube1022.jpg KZN MEC for EDTEA Nomusa Dube-Ncube 511 287 Covid-19 a wake-up call on import over-dependency – Madala https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/covid-19-a-wake-up-call-on-import-dependency-madala-2020-03-27 Martin Creamer LOCAL MANUFACTURE Fri, 27 Mar 2020 11:37:00 +0200 548664 1585323563 1585301820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000862502_resized_dilleynaidoorifleshotperformanceholdings1022.jpg Madala & Associates CEO Dilley Naidoo 511 287 Moody's to cut South Africa's sovereign credit rating to junk – economists https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/moodys-to-cut-south-africas-sovereign-credit-rating-to-junk-economists-2020-03-27 Reuters ECONOMY Fri, 27 Mar 2020 11:08:00 +0200 548656 1585302645 1585300080 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Ramaphosa writes to Parliament, reveals 2 820 soldiers could be on SA's streets until June https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-writes-to-parliament-reveals-2-820-soldiers-could-be-on-sas-streets-until-june-2020-03-27 News24Wire Latest News Fri, 27 Mar 2020 11:06:00 +0200 548653 1585319873 1585299960 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000862341_resized_defenceforcesandfsoldiers080220171022.jpg 511 287 Caterpillar says pandemic hits supply chain, demand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/caterpillar-says-pandemic-hits-supply-chain-demand-2020-03-27 Tasneem Bulbulia EQUIPMENT Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:31:00 +0200 548640 1585311398 1585297860 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Dual-purpose building solution benefits mines https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dual-purpose-building-solution-benefits-mines-2020-03-27 Halima Frost Latest News Fri, 27 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 547012 1585298482 1585260000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000858594_resized_minesitemoladipuoringconcrete1022.jpg TOP FORM The formwork system from Moladi allows for a full structure to be completed in under 24 hours 511 287 R2.8bn staff housing project continues apace https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r28bn-staff-housing-project-continues-apace-2020-03-27 Halima Frost Latest News Fri, 27 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 547014 1585298512 1585260000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000858598_resized_minesiterbplat1022.jpg MORE THAN A HOUSE Royal Bafokeng Platinum continues to uplift its workers by affording them the opportunity to own their own homes 511 287 Various trends 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day but only manage one, if lucky 511 287 Iron-ore miner awards contract to group https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iron-ore-miner-awards-contract-to-construction-group-2020-03-27 Halima Frost Latest News Fri, 27 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 547017 1585304725 1585260000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000858611_resized_minesitepindankoodaideri1022.jpg THE BUILD UP Pindan has progressively been selected for more and more projects in the Pilbara region 511 287 SAA business rescue plan to be published in May, acting CEO steps down https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saa-business-rescue-plan-to-be-published-in-may-acting-ceo-steps-down-2020-03-26 Rebecca Campbell AVIATION Thu, 26 Mar 2020 16:21:00 +0200 548572 1585233916 1585232460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 NCC, Competition Commission investigate companies involved in alleged price gouging 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