Engineering News | Legislative Environment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/legislative-environment Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:07:43 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Legislative Environment 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 The Concrete Institute highlights composite road benefits https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-concrete-institute-highlights-composite-road-benefits-2019-05-23 Cameron Mackay Legislative Environment Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520617 1559824947 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800589_resized_concretebryanperriemdconcreteinstititute1022.jpg BRYAN PERRIE South African roads are predominantly asphalt, and The Concrete Institute has been trying to make inroads for the use of concrete for roads 511 287 ‘Blanket deviation’ does not exempt 1 MW to 10 MW projects from licensing process – Nersa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blanket-deviation-does-not-exempt-1-mw-to-10-mw-projects-from-licensing-process-nersa-2019-05-31 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 31 May 2019 16:25:00 +0200 521537 1559313690 1559312700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802598_resized_blackriverparkrooftoppv1022.jpg 511 287 Sector shows decline despite strong market growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sector-shows-decline-despite-strong-market-growth-2019-05-31 Mamaili Mamaila Legislative Environment Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519701 1559026786 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799106_resized_cpschemicalschemicalspetrochemicals2017bloomberg1022.jpg RAW MATERIALS Domestic chemical firms face multiple challenges such as access to appropriately priced feedstock, as well as large volumes of raw chemical materials that continue to be imported and are subject to exchange rate fluctuations 511 287 Rand tumbles on Cabinet anxiety, risk aversion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rand-tumbles-to-5-month-low-on-cabinet-anxiety-risk-aversion-2019-05-29 Reuters ECONOMY Wed, 29 May 2019 10:14:00 +0200 521140 1559120200 1559117640 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 We need serious overhaul of Cabinet to attract foreign investment – Prof Duvenhage https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/we-need-serious-overhaul-of-cabinet-to-attract-foreign-investment-duvenhage-2019-05-28 Sane Dhlamini Legislative Environment Tue, 28 May 2019 15:38:00 +0200 521072 1559052183 1559050680 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801670_resized_cyrilramaphosa6060220191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Mkhwebane not fit for office – BLSA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mkhwebane-not-fit-for-office-blsa-2019-05-28 Sashnee Moodley Legislative Environment Tue, 28 May 2019 10:38:00 +0200 521032 1559049917 1559032680 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801581_resized_busisiwemkhwebane1022reuters.jpg Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane 511 287 South African seafarers given reprieve after 'white list' jobs scare – for now https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-seafarers-given-reprieve-after-white-list-jobs-scare-for-now-2019-05-28 News24Wire SHIPPING Tue, 28 May 2019 08:54:00 +0200 520982 1559026717 1559026440 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Carbon Tax Act signed into law, effective from June 1 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-tax-act-signed-into-law-effective-from-june-1-2019-05-27 News24Wire Legislative Environment Mon, 27 May 2019 08:15:00 +0200 520876 1558969063 1558937700 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801209_resized_cyrilramaphosa7060220191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Public Protector finds Gordhan guilty of 'improper conduct' https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-protector-finds-gordhan-guilty-of-improper-conduct-2019-05-24 News24Wire Legislative Environment Fri, 24 May 2019 14:37:00 +0200 520837 1558709759 1558701420 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801117_resized_pravingordhan01161022duane.jpg Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 Eskom unbundling will allow for efficient and effective management https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-unbundling-will-allow-for-efficient-and-effective-management-2019-04-17 Mamaili Mamaila Legislative Environment Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518164 1557817861 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796178_resized_eskomprofessorsampsonmamphweli1705191022.jpg SAMPSON MAMPHWELI There is a greater need for a balanced energy mix between coal, gas and renewable energy 511 287 Nuclear is a solution to Eskom’s woes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-is-a-solution-to-eskom-woes-2019-05-17 Mamaili Mamaila Legislative Environment Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518383 1557817857 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798184_resized_mamailimamailadavenicholls0419dylan1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78344_2019-04-24_david_nicholis_-_2.mp473945919Retired Eskom Chief Nuclear Officer David Nicholls discusses the power utility, scan the barcode with your phones QR reader, or go to ‘Video Reports’ on www.engineeringnews.co.za/ Camerawork: Christo Greyling. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 24.04.2019 Retired Eskom Chief Nuclear Officer David Nicholls discusses the power utility, scan the barcode with your phones QR reader, or go to ‘Video Reports’ on www.engineeringnews.co.za/ Camerawork: Christo Greyling. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 24.04.2019 Antibribery, corruption compliance programme critical to combatting corruption – CDH https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/antibribery-corruption-compliance-programme-critical-to-combatting-corruption-cdh-2019-05-15 Simone Liedtke ANTIBRIBERY & CORRUPTION Wed, 15 May 2019 16:21:00 +0200 519697 1558002275 1557930060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Unreliability of coal power stations calls for a nuclear solution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unreliability-of-coal-power-stations-calls-for-a-nuclear-solution-2019-05-10 Mamaili Mamaila Legislative Environment Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517924 1556885086 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795110_resized_nuclearindustrynuclearafricaredcollarnucleartechnician1005191022.jpg UPSKILLING It is difficult to create new programmes and qualifications when there is so much resistance towards the industry from government in terms of having nuclear energy play a more important role in the power sector 511 287 Mashaba calls for prioritisation of ‘neglected’ local government basics https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mashaba-calls-for-prioritisation-of-neglected-local-government-basics-2019-04-30 Simone Liedtke STATE OF THE CITY Tue, 30 Apr 2019 16:54:00 +0200 518488 1556778166 1556636040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796367_resized_hermanmashabatimeslive1022.jpg City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba 511 287 Long period of backsliding masks genuine promise South Africa still holds https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/long-period-of-backsliding-masks-genuine-promise-south-africa-still-holds-2019-04-26 Terence Creamer 25 YEARS OF DEMOCRACY Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516439 1555589581 1556229600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794701_resized_best.jpg 511 287 Barloworld optimistic ‘black public’ will take up offer to invest in new property group https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/barloworld-optimistic-black-public-will-take-up-offer-to-invest-in-new-property-group-2019-04-25 Terence Creamer EMPOWERMENT TRANSACTION Thu, 25 Apr 2019 14:15:00 +0200 518064 1556204318 1556194500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795459_resized_caterpillardistributionfacilityoutside1022.jpg Barloworld to sell 68 mostly industrial properties to Khula Sizwe 511 287 Ongoing copper cable theft negatively affects power capacity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ongoing-copper-cable-theft-negetively-affects-power-generation-capacity-2019-04-19 Mamaili Mamaila Legislative Environment Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515991 1555572092 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791073_resized_electricpowergenerationandtransmissioncopperwire30609duane1022.jpg COPPER ALLIANCE The high demand for copper and copper alloys, with demand mainly from the Asian region, particularly China, is causing expensive exports to many countries 511 287 Morocco biggest contender for SA auto assembly hegemony https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/morocco-biggest-contender-to-sa-auto-assembly-hegemony-2019-03-27 Cameron Mackay Automotive Assembly in Africa Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515444 1554473948 1555020000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789742_resized_martyndaviesdeloitte032019dylan1022.jpg MARTYN DAVIES MARTYN DAVIES South Africa’s passenger vehicles sales declined roughly by 25% in the past decade 511 287 Long-running trade dispute between aerospace giants ends with victory for Airbus https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/long-running-airbusboeing-trade-dispute-ends-with-victory-for-airbus-2019-04-12 Rebecca Campbell Aviation Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515900 1554473952 1555020000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Corruption has eroded pillars of democracy – report https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/corruption-has-eroded-pillars-of-democracy-report-2019-04-10 Sane Dhlamini Legislative Environment Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:40:00 +0200 516827 1554906996 1554892800 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792812_resized_davidlewis101121022duane.jpg Corruption Watch executive director, David Lewis 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78075_cw-annual-report-2018-upholding-democracy-single-pages-agent-orange-design-10042019.pdf27014709 Eskom to class action firm: We can’t be sued for load-shedding and here’s why https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-to-class-action-firm-we-cant-be-sued-for-load-shedding-and-heres-why-2019-04-09 News24Wire Legislative Environment Tue, 09 Apr 2019 09:27:00 +0200 516621 1554820462 1554794820 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792377_resized_eskomlogomegawattpark1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Digital tech can improve client and project interaction https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-tech-can-improve-client-and-project-interaction-2019-03-20 Cameron Mackay Legislative Environment Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514794 1554188457 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788369_resized_mathieuduplooywsp0320191022.jpg MATHIEU DU PLOOY WSP’s focus on the African continent is more sector-based than geographical. We will follow the countries where the need is pressing 511 287 Consulting firm shifts to public-sector partner role https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consulting-firm-shifts-to-public-sector-partner-role-2019-03-20 Cameron Mackay Legislative Environment Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514844 1554188457 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788500_resized_aurecongreenstarratingsmall1022.jpg GREEN BUILDINGS The next for green buildings will be the integration the Internet of Things and consistent use of technology through the life cycle of an asset 511 287 SME politics hindering civil projects, says consulting firm https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sme-politics-hindering-civil-projects-consulting-firm-2019-03-20 Cameron Mackay Legislative Environment Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514853 1554188457 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788519_resized_canalrehabilitationhysoncells0320191022.jpg SME OPPORTUNITIES The most successful projects in which Hyson Cells has been involved are where women-owned teams have been employed 511 287 Emphasis on STEM subjects at schools vital https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/introduction-of-technical-subjects-at-high-schools-long-overdue-2019-03-22 Cameron Mackay Legislative Environment Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514953 1554188458 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788744_resized_hatchonthejobtraining0320191022.jpg MEANINGFUL CONTRIBUTION Companies should create an inclusive environment for employees to enable them to contribute to the company and community 511 287 Early crypto-asset regulations indicate firmer rules on the way https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/early-crypto-asset-regulations-indicate-firmer-regulations-on-the-way-2019-04-05 Schalk Burger FINANCIAL REGULATIONS Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513982 1554188459 1554415200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Education important for future of industry – Cesa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-important-for-future-of-industry-cesa-2019-03-14 Cameron Mackay Legislative Environment Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514343 1554460949 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787432_resized_nereshpathercesapresident0319cm1022.jpg NERESH PATHER It’s pointless watching technology pass us by - reinventing, retooling and reskilling people will place the industry in a position to embrace technology 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/77774_2019-03-12_cesa_-_2.mp4101388428Consulting Engineers South Africa president Neresh Pather & Gauteng Road & Transport MEC Dr Ismail Vadi discuss education and technology in consulting engineering. Camerawork and Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. Consulting Engineers South Africa president Neresh Pather & Gauteng Road & Transport MEC Dr Ismail Vadi discuss education and technology in consulting engineering. Camerawork and Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. Law firm plans class action against Eskom over load-shedding https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/law-firm-plans-class-action-against-eskom-over-load-shedding-2019-04-02 News24Wire Legislative Environment Tue, 02 Apr 2019 14:05:00 +0200 516006 1554215606 1554206700 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790995_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Enablers to expedite port infrastructure investment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/port-infrastructure-in-desperate-need-of-investment-2019-03-29 Mamaili Mamaila Legislative Environment Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514215 1553523589 1553810400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787084_resized_portstankerberth032019tnpa1022.jpg PORT INFRASTRUCTURE MASTERPLAN Execution-ready projects need to be prioritised to ensure that funds are not relocated to other, non-port priorities 511 287 Trade and Industry committee attends to industry challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-and-industry-committee-attends-to-industry-challenges-2019-03-13 Khutso Maphatsoe Legislative Environment Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514176 1553523591 1553810400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787222_resized_sugargrowersfeaturesugarcaneplantation0320191022.jpg LONG-TERM SOLUTIONS The committee acknowledges that factors such as bio-fuels and cogeneration may require legislative changes 511 287 Environmental plan for South African segment of SKA radio telescope gazetted https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmental-plan-for-south-african-segment-of-ska-radio-telescope-gazetted-2019-03-26 Rebecca Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Tue, 26 Mar 2019 14:52:00 +0200 515254 1553608628 1553604720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789319_resized_skadishes1022.jpg An artist’s impression of the core of the South African segment of the SKA 511 287 Greenpeace opposes Eskom’s application to postpone air quality legislation compliance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/greenpeace-opposes-eskoms-application-to-postpone-air-quality-legislation-compliance-2019-03-19 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENT / ENERGY Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:29:00 +0200 514730 1553006048 1553005740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788285_resized_laurimyllyvirtagreenpeace03191022dylan.jpg Greenpeace global air pollution unit lead analyst Lauri Myllyvirta 511 287 Looming SA 'expat tax' is ultimately fair – Citadel https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/looming-sa-expat-tax-is-ultimately-fair-citadel-2019-03-18 African News Agency Legislative Environment Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:41:00 +0200 514562 1552913388 1552905660 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787976_resized_taxpenglassescalculator1022.jpg 511 287 Eskom 'misled' Treasury over multi-billion rand Gupta contract, Zondo told https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-misled-treasury-over-multi-billion-rand-gupta-contract-zondo-told-2019-03-11 News24Wire Legislative Environment Mon, 11 Mar 2019 14:04:00 +0200 513897 1552314582 1552305840 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000786357_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Defence Force Service Commission reactivated after five months with new appointments https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/defence-force-service-commission-reactivated-after-five-months-with-new-appointments-2019-03-06 Rebecca Campbell DEFENCE Wed, 06 Mar 2019 15:36:00 +0200 513494 1551882078 1551879360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Chemicals sector crucial for South Africa's industrialisation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chemical-sector-crucial-to-industrialisation-sustainability-focus-can-accelerate-growth-2019-03-06 Schalk Burger CHEMICALS Wed, 06 Mar 2019 10:32:00 +0200 513437 1551863344 1551861120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0