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Affordable and reliable energy pivotal to Kenya’s delivery of its Big Four agenda

14th June 2019 By Mphokolo Makara Kenya, is a significant sub-Saharan economy and is a pillar in the East African region. It boasts a favourable economic outlook, and is promoting its “big four agenda”, which prioritises food security, manufacturing, universal healthcare, and affordable housing, through which... 

Heavy Haul Game Changer  

12th June 2019 International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA) chairperson Brian Monakali, who is also acting Rail Network GM at South Africa’s Transnet Freight Rail, believes collaboration is the key to ensuring that global heavy haul operators mitigate the risks associated with the Fourth Industrial Revolution... 

Heavy Haul Game Changer

South Africa’s Power utility

11th June 2019 Eskom is by far the largest of South Africa’s many state owned companies. This near monopoly power utility is in crisis. It is the single largest threat to South Africa’s economy, according to a former Minister of Finance. 

South Africa’s Power utility
Adjunct Professor Rod Crompton is the Director of the African Energy Leadership Centre at Wits Business School. He is an Eskom non-executive director.

Invitation to submit offers for the acquisition of the business or assets of SA Ladder

6th June 2019 SAL was founded in 1992 and has grown into a company with a national footprint in ladders, castors, access and materials handling equipment. SAL is situated and operates in Alberton, Gauteng. 

Invitation to submit offers for the acquisition of the business or assets of SA Ladder

How to use SEIFSA indices for Contract Price Adjustment (CPA)

5th June 2019 Congratulations you have just landed a very big tender contract! Despite this significant achievement you are unsure on how to proceed with the process, and different questions come to mind 

How to use SEIFSA indices for Contract Price Adjustment (CPA)

HellermannTyton

30th May 2019  

HellermannTyton

Africa Rail: FREE ticket Africa’s Largest Rail Expo

30th May 2019   Hundreds of Exhibitors  100+ Free Seminar Sessions from expert Speakers New Products Launches Unlimited Networking Opportunities Exciting Highlights from PRASA, Transnet, GE and Naledi Inhlanganiso Join 6500+ of Your Colleagues!  

Africa Rail: FREE ticket Africa’s Largest Rail Expo

Job opportunity at SAIMechE – Apply today

30th May 2019 The South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering (SAIMechE) invites interested and suitably qualified persons to apply for the position of General Manager at its office in Observatory, Gauteng, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. 

Job opportunity at SAIMechE – Apply today

Siemens Distribute Energy System 

23rd May 2019 The end-to-end Distributed Energy System (DES) at diversified engineering company Siemens’ headquarters, in Midrand, Johannesburg, was developed to tackle Africa’s energy transition. The system is built around a 1 MW photovoltaic-solar plant strategically positioned throughout the Siemens Park... 

Siemens Distribute Energy System

Getac fully rugged tablets ensure transportation safety for Lithuanian Railways

23rd May 2019 Officially founded in 1919, Lithuanian Railways is the century-old State-owned railway company of Lithuania. It provides passenger and freight services on a network covering nearly 2 000 km of tracks. Its freight services account for half of all the goods transported within the country. More than... 

Getac fully rugged tablets ensure transportation safety for Lithuanian Railways

Offering quality and innovative high pressure solutions across Africa

23rd May 2019 Manufacture, sales and service of high-pressure equipment to the Greater African Continent and Neighboring islands. With over 50 years of accumulated industry experience and top of the range products, we have a solution for all your pressure related applications. 

Offering quality and innovative high pressure solutions across Africa

Bombardier transportation chooses Getac Rugged Laptops for rail vehicle maintenance and diagnostic testing

16th May 2019 Global rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation is boosting productivity and reducing overhead costs with a new class of computers: rugged laptops produced by Getac Technology.  Bombardier Transportation offers one of the most comprehensive rail vehicle portfolios in the world. Every day,... 

Bombardier transportation chooses Getac Rugged Laptops for rail vehicle maintenance and diagnostic testing

Does it matter who owns our mines?

10th May 2019 “Capital goes where it is welcome and stays where it is well treated,” said former Citibank CEO, the late Walter Wriston more than 30 years ago. That sentiment remains even more relevant as global capital has become increasingly mobile. The extractive resources industry, even in Africa, is now... 

Does it matter who owns our mines?

Can the adoption of new technologies such as Plasma Systems help utilities reduce operational cost?..YES!

9th May 2019 GE’s new Plasma Ignition System reduces overall operating costs by improving low load operation and eliminating dependence on support fuels Achieves 90% versus 75% efficiency when compared to conventional systems widely found in the global market. 

Can the adoption of new technologies such as Plasma Systems help utilities reduce operational cost?..YES!

South African company building new smelter in Zimbabwe

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th May 2019 Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie is working in the Great Dyke of Zimbabwe, close to the town of Shurungwi, where it is helping to construct the Unki platinum smelter, adjacent to a mining operation owned by platinum mining company Anglo American Platinum (Amplats). Thos Begbie was... 

South African company building new smelter in Zimbabwe
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ADVANCING UNKI SMELTER Thos Begbie has completed several parts of the Unki platinum smelter being constructed in Zimbabwe

Made for every toolbox!

9th May 2019  

Made for every toolbox!

Wits, Siemens Digital Mining Incubator 

7th May 2019 The Digital Mining Incubator (DMI) launched by diversified engineering company Siemens at the Wits Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, is a cocreation space focused on developing mining engineering competence. The incubator is aimed at skilling young... 

Wits, Siemens Digital Mining Incubator

The case for offshore energy in KwaZulu-Natal

2nd May 2019 Unless legislation changes to allow modification of these reserve boundaries or the placement of generating stations within these reserves, they appear to be inviolate and any studies will have to take this into account.  

The case for offshore energy in KwaZulu-Natal

Elmacast Engineering- Invests R134 million into autonomous upgrades in foundry

25th April 2019 Elmacast Engineering (PTY) LTD, a foundry situated in Springs, South Africa, has recently completed phase one of its expansion project which entailed the installation of 4 new induction furnaces, automated continuous caster and a fully integrated double line heat treatment plant. The cost of the... 

Elmacast Engineering- Invests R134 million into autonomous upgrades in foundry

Mining the benefits of Industry 4.0

By: Yolande Botes     17th April 2019 Mining companies have become much better at investing in the mines of today – but what about investing in the mines of the future? Industry 4.0, also known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the fusion of production, information and communication technologies, offers a significant opportunity... 

Mining the benefits of Industry 4.0

Colas South Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th April 2019 Colas South Africa is a company focused on innovative road surfacing products and technology. A subsidiary of the Bouygues Group, the international Colas Group, headquartered in France, is a world leader in the construction and maintenance of transport infrastructure, operating in 50 countries... 

Colas South Africa

‘Digital transformation’ transforming asset management

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th April 2019 In today’s digital era, created by numerous powerful technologies also entering the industry of asset management, drastic changes are taking place. IoT (Internet of Things) and AI (Artificial Intelligence) have significantly influenced the practice of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM). TPM... 

‘Digital transformation’ transforming asset management

Global Communications 

11th April 2019 Established in 1977, integrated solutions and telecommunications organisation Global Communications is geared to design, implement and supply a communication solution for its customers, providing them the freedom to communicate anytime, anywhere. Starting as a two-way radio company 42 years ago,... 

Global Communications

Audio versions of Creamer Media's daily newsletters launched

3rd April 2019 Recipients of Creamer Media's popular daily Engineering News and Mining Weekly email newsletters can now listen to audio versions of the newsletters on their computers or mobile devices.   "Our 100 000-plus daily email newsletter recipients simply need to click on the 'Listen to this newsletter'... 

Audio versions of Creamer Media's daily newsletters launched

High-impact procurement to drive provincial economic development

1st April 2019 From 9 to 10 April 2019 over 100 small, black-owned businesses will have the opportunity to network with industry captains from the procurement market in the Western Cape region.  

High-impact procurement to drive provincial economic development

Maximize PV performance efficiency with PVCHECK

26th March 2019  

Maximize PV performance efficiency with PVCHECK

Power & Electricity World Africa 2019

18th March 2019 This is Africa’s Leading and longest running Power And Electricity Exhibition And Conference For Utilities, IPPS, Large Energy Users, Government and the Industry at large. 

Power & Electricity World Africa 2019

Rustenburg Mining & Industrial Expo

18th March 2019 M.I.S International provides a Mining & Industrial Exhibition that brings new products to market with resounding success.  

Rustenburg Mining & Industrial Expo

Polity aims for an informed choice by SA’s electorate on May 8

6th March 2019 Detailed coverage of South Africa’s upcoming May 8 election is being offered on Creamer Media’s Polity.org.za, as the site has launched a new dedicated section – called SA Election 2019. 

Polity aims for an informed choice by SA’s electorate on May 8

Digitalization inspires a sustainable business opportunity in Alexandra Township 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th March 2019  The Digital Transformation of enterprise and society is changing the way people work and how we function.  Siemens is leading the charge in embracing digitalization to make a positive impact in society.  Partnership with Legae Larona, 100% Black owned Women Enterprise, to create proudly South... 

Digitalization inspires a sustainable business opportunity in Alexandra Township

SA Energy Minister Jeff Radebe to present keynote address again at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in May

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th February 2019 Addressing the current landscape of water and energy projects all over the subcontinent, African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa, in collaboration with the Department of Energy, is proud to announce the confirmation of the South African Minister of Energy, Honourable Jeff Radebe, who will form... 

SA Energy Minister Jeff Radebe to present keynote address again at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in May

Decentral Energy closes funding on over 2MW of solar rooftop facilities

21st February 2019 Clean energy investor and asset manager Decentral Energy Managers - has closed over 2MW of energy projects in the financial year ending February 2019. The project offtakers are a blend of South African clients from the industrial, retail and tourism sectors, all of which demonstrate strong credit... 

Decentral Energy closes funding on over 2MW of solar rooftop facilities

There’s liquidity in gas

18th February 2019 Mozambique is no stranger to mega-projects with large foreign direct investments dating back to the 90’s. Mozambique, through its National Oil Company, has again partnered with International Oil Companies for the development of gas resources discovered in offshore Mozambique. RMB’s Oil and Gas... 

There’s liquidity in gas

Your one stop shop!

14th February 2019  

Your one stop shop!

Siyenza AEI

11th February 2019  

Siyenza AEI

Talbot & Talbot Celebrates 30 Years Of Wisdom In Water

6th February 2019 Between 70% and 80% of businesses fail in their first five years in South Africa. January 2019 saw home-grown water and wastewater specialist Talbot & Talbot celebrate 30 years of achievement in delivering sustainable solutions that help organisations address their water needs.  

Talbot & Talbot Celebrates 30 Years Of Wisdom In Water

Lifetime Warranty - selected tools and instruments

23rd January 2019  

Lifetime Warranty - selected tools and instruments

Planning and the impact of clauses on price escalations

15th January 2019 SEIFSA’s mission is clear: the organisation intends to help companies, especially in the metals and engineering industries, to strive effectively to attain sustainability for their businesses. This goal extends to giving Managers the specific tools and skills to deal with uncertainty and change.... 

Planning and the impact of clauses on price escalations
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