Engineering News | Latest News https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/latest-news Thu, 21 Jan 2021 17:36:27 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 BUSA pays tribute to Mthembu https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/busa-pays-tribute-to-mthembu-2021-01-21 Creamer Media Reporter COVID-19 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 17:17:00 +0200 574582 1611242663 1611242220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Japan and the UK partnering on robotics for use in nuclear facilities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/japan-and-the-uk-partnering-on-robotics-for-use-in-nuclear-facilities-2021-01-21 Rebecca Campbell NUCLEAR Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:35:00 +0200 574569 1611240152 1611239700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Reserve Bank keeps rates on hold at 3.5% https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reserve-bank-keeps-rates-on-hold-at-35-2021-01-21 News24Wire REPO RATE Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:16:00 +0200 574561 1611238639 1611238560 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Pandemic management, vaccine to shape economies in 2021 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pandemic-management-vaccine-to-shape-economies-in-2021-2021-01-21 Tasneem Bulbulia ECONOMY Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:04:00 +0200 574554 1611239077 1611237840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Satellites successfully used to count wild elephants https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/satellites-successfully-used-to-count-wild-elephants-2021-01-21 Rebecca Campbell SPACE/CONSERVATION Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:57:00 +0200 574553 1611238628 1611237420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 As South Africa veers from NDP jobs and poverty goals ‘course corrections’ proposed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/as-south-africa-veers-from-ndp-jobs-and-poverty-goals-course-corrections-proposed-2021-01-21 Terence Creamer DEVELOPMENT PLAN Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:45:00 +0200 574550 1611238269 1611236700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000919282_resized_eskommedupipowerstationlephalalelimpopo2610220214duane.jpeg 511 287 Massmart’s sales decrease year-on-year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/massmarts-sales-decrease-year-on-year-2021-01-21 Tasneem Bulbulia RETAIL Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:32:00 +0200 574549 1611236833 1611235920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Unctad updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unctad-updates-principles-to-promote-biodiversity-friendly-trade-2021-01-21 Tasneem Bulbulia TRADE; ENVIRONMENT Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:31:00 +0200 574548 1611236720 1611235860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 EPP appoints sales, acquisitions exec https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/epp-appoints-sales-acquisitions-exec-2021-01-21 Simone Liedtke PROPERTY / NEW APPOINTMENTS Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:24:00 +0200 574543 1611236503 1611235440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000919259_resized_propertyagatasekulaeppchiefdivestmentinvestmentofficer1022.jpg Agata Sekula 511 287 Construction bodies unite into single alliance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/29-construction-bodies-unite-to-form-umbrella-body-2021-01-21 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:24:00 +0200 574544 1611241339 1611235440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000919262_resized_afrimatconstructionmaterialsbricksandblocksplant1120pleaseciteafrimatassource1022.jpg 511 287 Report views decarbonising supply chains as ‘major opportunity’ https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/report-views-decarbonising-supply-chains-as-major-opportunity-2021-01-21 Simone Liedtke DECARBONISATION Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:05:00 +0200 574538 1611235023 1611234300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/84365_wef_net_zero_challenge_the_supply_chain_opportunity_2021.pdf13154798Click here to view a copy of the WEF's 'Net-Zero Challenge' report. Click here to view a copy of the WEF's 'Net-Zero Challenge' report. Report finds educational attainment gaps limit success of women-owned businesses in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/report-finds-educational-attainment-gaps-limit-success-of-women-owned-businesses-in-africa-2021-01-21 Simone Liedtke WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:03:00 +0200 574537 1611234838 1611234180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/84364_eng_draft_wer2019_eca.pdf1812059Click here to view a copy of the 'Women Entrepreneurship Report'. Click here to view a copy of the 'Women Entrepreneurship Report'. Hulamin appoints new CFO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hulamin-appoints-new-cfo-2021-01-21 Simone Liedtke STEEL Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:02:00 +0200 574536 1611234432 1611234120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 NUM tackles De Ruyter over Eskom’s poor performance, load-shedding https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/num-tackles-de-ruyter-over-eskoms-poor-performance-load-shedding-2021-01-21 African News Agency Latest News Thu, 21 Jan 2021 11:49:00 +0200 574490 1611237478 1611222540 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000919104_resized_andrederuyter5eskom0120donna1022.jpg Eskom CEO André de Ruyter 511 287 South African air and defence show scheduled for March has been cancelled https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-air-and-defence-show-scheduled-for-march-has-been-cancelled-2021-01-21 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE & DEFENCE Thu, 21 Jan 2021 11:22:00 +0200 574481 1611223764 1611220920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Platinum group metals demand set to overwhelm supply balance – Davis https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/platinum-group-metals-demand-set-to-overwhelm-supply-balance-davis-2021-01-21 Martin Creamer PLATINUM GROUP METALS Thu, 21 Jan 2021 10:51:00 +0200 574475 1611240396 1611219060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000919134_resized_daviddavisonlinebest.jpg Precious metals consultant Dr David Davis, who believes that platinum will be next to board the price rocket. 511 287 Motus sharpens aim at used-car market with launch of Motus Select https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motus-sharpens-aim-at-used-car-market-with-launch-of-motus-select-2021-01-21 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Thu, 21 Jan 2021 10:40:00 +0200 574471 1611222937 1611218400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000919029_resized_motusselect20211022.jpg 511 287 Oxygen supply hampered by logistical issues, but there are adequate reserves, say suppliers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oxygen-supply-hampered-by-logistical-issues-but-there-are-adequate-reserves-say-suppliers-2021-01-21 Simone Liedtke COVID-19 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 10:21:00 +0200 574461 1611241362 1611217260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000919005_resized_oxygenmask1022.jpg 511 287 Obituary: Eric Samson, a great loss for the steel industry and the country  https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/obituaryeric-samson-a-great-loss-for-the-steel-industry-and-the-country-2021-01-21 Creamer Media Reporter STEEL Thu, 21 Jan 2021 08:19:00 +0200 574430 1611213907 1611209940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000918964_resized_macsteelericsamson0121b1022.jpg Eric Samson 511 287 South African wealth tax could raise R160bn, study shows https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-wealth-tax-could-raise-r160bn-study-shows-2021-01-20 Bloomberg TAX Wed, 20 Jan 2021 18:12:00 +0200 574411 1611233455 1611159120 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 MultiChoice to give bursaries to 236 students, worth R26m https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multichoice-to-give-bursaries-to-236-students-worth-r26m-2021-01-20 Simone Liedtke EDUCATION Wed, 20 Jan 2021 16:23:00 +0200 574406 1611154255 1611152580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 More doors close in South Africa’s hospitality industry, owing to pandemic https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-doors-close-in-south-africas-hospitality-industry-owing-to-pandemic-2021-01-20 Simone Liedtke HOSPITALITY Wed, 20 Jan 2021 16:20:00 +0200 574405 1611154147 1611152400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000918887_resized_hospitalityclosedstoresign1022.jpg 511 287 Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City set to welcome new guests https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/courtyard-hotel-waterfall-city-set-to-welcome-new-guests-2021-01-20 Simone Liedtke PROPERTY Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:58:00 +0200 574400 1611151428 1611151080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000918878_resized_propertycourtyardhotelwaterfallcity1022.jpg 511 287 Heineken South Africa to cut jobs, put investments on hold https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heineken-south-africa-to-cut-jobs-put-investments-on-hold-2021-01-20 Reuters INVESTMENT Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:45:00 +0200 574398 1611150418 1611150300 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Chrome market could change with new export tax regime, dissuading Chinese offtake https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chrome-market-could-change-with-new-export-tax-regime-dissuading-chinese-offtake-2021-01-20 Donna Slater CHROME Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:40:00 +0200 574397 1611160852 1611150000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UN seeks $254m to respond to escalating humanitarian crisis in gas-rich Cabo Delgado https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/un-seeks-254m-to-respond-to-escalating-humanitarian-crisis-in-gas-rich-cabo-delgado-2021-01-20 Terence Creamer HUMANITARIAN CRISIS Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:35:00 +0200 574393 1611161311 1611149700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000918870_resized_uncabodelgadoappeal1022.jpg 511 287 Steel baron Eric Samson dies https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-baron-eric-samson-dies-2021-01-20 News24Wire STEEL Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:33:00 +0200 574394 1611149682 1611149580 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Groundwater needs to be used wisely - Institute for Groundwater Studies https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/groundwater-needs-to-be-used-wisely---institute-for-groundwater-studies-2021-01-20 Creamer Media Reporter WATER Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:27:00 +0200 574390 1611149591 1611149220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Chocolate war leaves world’s top cocoa producer stuck with beans https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chocolate-war-leaves-worlds-top-cocoa-producer-stuck-with-beans-2021-01-20 Bloomberg AGRICULTURE Wed, 20 Jan 2021 14:40:00 +0200 574382 1611146592 1611146400 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Zeerust Power begins commercial operations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zeerust-power-begins-commercial-operations-2021-01-20 Tasneem Bulbulia RENEWABLES Wed, 20 Jan 2021 14:33:00 +0200 574384 1611147916 1611145980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Siemens partners to extend Covid-19 facility at Eastern Cape hospital https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/siemens-partners-to-extend-covid-19-facility-at-eastern-cape-hospital-2021-01-20 Donna Slater HEALTHCARE Wed, 20 Jan 2021 14:14:00 +0200 574366 1611145736 1611144840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Distell branches out into cannabis products https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/distell-branches-out-into-cannabis-products-2021-01-20 Reuters MANUFACTURING Wed, 20 Jan 2021 14:07:00 +0200 574364 1611144529 1611144420 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 UK to engage with aerospace sector over tariff issues after Brexit https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-to-engage-with-aerospace-sector-over-tariff-issues-after-brexit-2021-01-20 Reuters AEROSPACE Wed, 20 Jan 2021 14:05:00 +0200 574363 1611144380 1611144300 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Peugeot Citroen South Africa takes over local Opel distribution  https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/peugeot-citroen-south-africa-takes-over-local-opel-distribution-2021-01-20 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 20 Jan 2021 14:04:00 +0200 574362 1611144333 1611144240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000918813_resized_opelcorsa20201022.jpg The new Opel Corsa 511 287 Pandemic drives reinvention of fintech businesses - GlobalData https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pandemic-drives-reinvention-of-fintech-businesses---globaldata-2021-01-20 Schalk Burger FINTECH Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:53:00 +0200 574359 1611143111 1611139980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Aggreko to implement hybrid power solution for Gold Field’s Salares Norte in Chile https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aggreko-to-implement-hybrid-power-solution-for-gold-fields-salares-norte-in-chile-2021-01-20 Tasneem Bulbulia GOLD/ELECTRICITY Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:45:00 +0200 574356 1611142571 1611139500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 2 out of every 3 cigarettes sold in SA are illicit, report estimates https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/2-out-of-every-3-cigarettes-sold-in-sa-are-illicit-report-estimates-2021-01-20 News24Wire TOBACCO Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:41:00 +0200 574354 1611139363 1611139260 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 South Africa’s 2020 wine exports reach 319-million litres despite market challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-2020-wine-exports-reach-319-million-litres-despite-market-challenges-2021-01-20 Simone Liedtke FOOD & BEVERAGE Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:38:00 +0200 574348 1611137001 1611135480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000918794_resized_wineglasses1022.jpg 511 287