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Civil Confidence Index declines to 41 points, despite increase in construction activity
Updated 2 hours 58 minutes ago By: Schalk Burger

The FNB/Bureau of Economic Research Civil Confidence Index declined to 41 in the fourth quarter, despite activity, profitability and tender competition data being more positive, and confidence is... 

Air passenger traffic continued a strong recovery in October
Updated 3 hours ago By: Rebecca Campbell

The International Air Transport Association (IATA – the representative body for the worldwide airline industry) reports that total global air passenger demand continued to recover strongly in... 

Smallholder farmers in Rwanda receiving training in their fields as part of IDH’s approach to develop horticulture value chains
Making the case for a multipronged approach in scaling Africa’s Agri-sector
Updated 3 hours ago

By Dominic Strano – Investment Director of IDH Invest From November 18 to 20, the African Agri Investment Indaba (AAII) took place in Cape Town, South Africa, a key calendar event for agrifood... 

DBSA continues to create new and clean energy generation initiatives for local communities
Updated 3 hours ago

Since the announcement of the Embedded Generation Investment Programme (EGIP) in 2021, the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is pleased to announce the approval of about R8-billion worth... 

Test work at Southern Palladium’s Bengwenyama shows strong PGM recovery rates
Updated 4 hours ago By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Preliminary, unoptimised testing at JSE- and ASX-listed Southern Palladium’s Bengwenyama platinum group metal (PGM) project, in the Bushveld Complex of South Africa, indicates that the Bengwenyama... 

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Organisations raise concern over latest DWS water reports
Updated 4 hours ago By: Natasha Odendaal

Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse initiative WaterCAN and AfriForum are raising their concerns over the latest results from the Department of Water and Sanitation’s (DWS’s) full Blue and No Drop... 

Empowering Homes: Sungrow's Innovative Solution, redefines Festive Season Joy in South Africa
Updated 5 hours ago

Sungrow, the leading force in smart energy solutions worldwide, remains dedicated to alleviating South Africa's persistent struggle with load shedding, a challenge that often intensifies during the... 

Global air cargo demand continues on an upward trend
Updated 5 hours ago By: Rebecca Campbell

October was another month that saw increased year-on-year (y-o-y) air cargo demand, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reported. (IATA was the global representative body for the... 

Challenging environments are ideal opportunities to explore new innovations
Challenging environments are ideal opportunities to explore new innovations
Updated 5 hours ago

In the midst of tight economic constraints and water scarcity challenges, maintenance teams are increasingly seeking innovative solutions that can work more efficiently and save on time, money,... 

"Empower, energize, excel: Africa's premier energy exhibition" sparks innovation and ignites change
Updated 5 hours ago

The Africa Energy Indaba, the leading energy event for the African Energy Sector is thrilled to announce the theme of the upcoming 2024 edition of the Indaba exhibition - "Empower, Energise, Excel:... 

Eskom's Duvha power station in Mpumalanga
Eskom, Sasol pollution harms children, government studies find
Updated 5 hours ago By: Bloomberg

Two studies ordered by South Africa’s government into the impact of air pollution on community and child health showed emission limits it imposed on companies that emit the toxins are insufficient.... 

Solar panels installed Shoprite's Centurion distribution warehouse
Opinion: Climate – lead, follow or get out of the way
Updated 6 hours ago

In this opinion article, Shoprite group sustainability manager Sanjeev Raghubir writes that conferences are necessary for progress on crucial issues facing humankind, but on the existential crisis... 

Merwyn Naidoo
Opinion: AfCFTA can support the development of local OEMs, unlock economic growth on the continent
Updated 6 hours ago

In this opinion article, ACTOM CEO and Manufacturing Circle chairperson Mervyn Naidoo writes about the importance of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) and how it can support the... 

MTN announces executive changes
Updated 6 hours ago By: Natasha Odendaal

MTN Group COO Jens Schulte-Bockum is preparing to step down from his roles following the conclusion of his fixed-term contract on March 31, 2024. Schulte-Bockum, who will continue to serve as a... 

A turbine at sunrise at Red Rocket's Roggeveld Wind Farm
Red Rocket confirms initial 500 MW of interest in 2 000 MW virtual wheeling renewables scheme
Updated 7 hours ago By: Terence Creamer

Independent power producer (IPP) Red Rocket reports that it has signed up customers for 500 MW of the 2 000 MW of capacity it aims to deploy over the coming three years as part of an innovative..., MTN Group partner for early weather warnings in Africa
Updated 7 hours ago By: Natasha Odendaal

A new collaboration is set to leverage satellite monitoring, artificial intelligence (AI), mobile connectivity and cloud computing to provide critical early warnings and weather information to... 

Marula appoints new COO
5th December 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Africa-focused battery metals investment and exploration company Marula Mining has appointed Martin Westerman to succeed Tokkas van Heerden, who has resigned, as COO. The appointment of a COO is... 

Festival of Motoring announces 2024 dates, extended WesBank partnership
5th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Festival of Motoring, described as an African celebration of automotive excellence, will take place from August 30 to September 1, 2024, at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, in Johannesburg. This... 

Road Freight Association CEO Gavin Kelly
Greater govt support for multimodal efficiencies needed, experts agree
5th December 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The cost of logistics in South Africa has increased significantly in the last eight years to about R800-billion a year at present and accounting for half of all products’ inherent costs. This... 

Environmental leaders call for withdrawal of National Petroleum Company Bill
5th December 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Five leaders of environmental organisations have, in an open letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa, called on government to immediately withdraw the National Petroleum Company Bill in addition to... 

Agbiz CEO Theo Boshoff
Agbiz optimistic about market expansion with addition of new Brics members
5th December 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With more countries to become members of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (Brics) grouping, the South African agricultural industry will seek to deepen trade with these countries,... 

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Balancing People, Planet, Profit on our pathway to Net Zero
5th December 2023

Dear stakeholders, The recent disruption to our Annual General Meeting and the fervent discussions that preceded it, reflect the strong interest many have in Sasol and our commitment to climate... 

Rainbow Rare Earths Phalaborwa mine.
South Africa’s permanent magnet rare earths attracting keen interest
5th December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa is recognised as having the potential to play a significant role in the establishment of a more diversified supply chain of critical rare earths for the green energy transition.... 

Liquid Intelligent Technologies appoints new CFO
5th December 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Pan-African technology group Liquid Intelligent Technologies has appointed Lerato Dipuo Phueginia Pule as CFO for its South Africa operations, effective February 1, 2024. Pule, a qualified... 

Designing for the future – what it means for 2024 and beyond
5th December 2023

With 2023 quickly drawing to a close, planning and strategising for the new year and years to follow is already in full force. But unlike years past, planning for the future now holds a much more... 

Stats SA economic statistics deputy director general Joe de Beer
Economy moves 'sideways' with marginal 0.2% contraction in GDP
5th December 2023 By: Darren Parker

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has reported a marginal 0.2% contraction in gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter, compared with the second quarter, and a contraction of 0.7%... 

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Country’s water quality deteriorates since 2014, nonrevenue water rockets - Blue, No, Green Drop reports
5th December 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The latest full Blue and No Drop reports, along with the Green Drop progress assessment report, released by the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) on Tuesday, show the deterioration of South... 

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Exxaro, Council for Geoscience sign MoU to drive sustainability, decarbonisation
5th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diversified miner Exxaro Resources and South African national science council the Council for Geoscience (CGS) have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to drive sustainability and... 

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Sungrow to supply EDF Renewables on South Africa’s first hybrid wind-solar-battery VPP project
5th December 2023

Global leading photovoltaic (PV) inverter and energy storage system supplier Sungrow has signed a supply agreement with French renewable energy group EDF Renewables to provide 264 MWh liquid-cooled... 

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Black Friday sales data reflective of consumer strain, online shopping preference – Ecentric
5th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Although the volume of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales increased over this sales period, data from payment service provider Ecentric Payment Systems shows that the value of transactions and the... 

Nadia Coetzee
South African woman appointed to head Brussels aircraft maintenance facility
5th December 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) company ExecuJet MRO Services Europe has appointed South African Nadia Coetzee as GM of its facility at Brussels International Airport. She was... 

Congo government extends suspension of ERG’s Boss Mining
5th December 2023 By: Bloomberg

The Democratic Republic of Congo extended the suspension of Eurasian Resources Group’s Boss Mining copper and cobalt project for at least three months amid ongoing environmental and safety... 

Space sector representatives from four African countries currently touring the UK
5th December 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Space innovators, entrepreneurs and government officials from Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Africa are currently in the UK to meet their British counterparts, to exchange insights and... 

Advanced Solar Asset Monitoring Critical to Track Energy Generated by Solar Assets in SA
5th December 2023

By Oliver Johnston, CEO at SOLINK South Africa is currently experiencing its very own energy revolution, inching further away from conventional energy practices towards more sustainable and... 

AECOM highlights importance of practical, profitable, predictable and people-centric strategies to achieve net zero in its latest ‘Future of Infrastructure’ report
5th December 2023

AECOM, the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, has launched the latest edition of its flagship report ‘The Future of Infrastructure: Lost in transition?’. Drawing on research conducted... 

Does South Africa really care about the environment?
5th December 2023

By Lance Dickerson, REVOV MD and co-founder Eskom recently announced that the first rollout of its Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) was completed at the Hex substation in Worcester in the... 

The Crucial Role of Law Firms in Africa’s Sustainable Business Development
5th December 2023

By Alan Keep, Managing Partner at Bowmans In a world rapidly awakening to the imperatives of sustainability, law firms stand at a unique crossroads. Far from being passive observers, they are... 

 Andy Jury
Tough economic headwinds provide exciting opportunities for agile, customer-centric fintechs
5th December 2023

By Andy Jury, CEO at Mukuru At this time of the year there is usually a flurry of articles attempting to lay out trends to look out for in various industries over the coming months. This is a good... 

GreenYellow South Africa launches their Battery-as-a-Service solution for The Retailability Group
GreenYellow South Africa launches their Battery-as-a-Service solution for The Retailability Group
5th December 2023

South Africa is still in the midst of an energy crisis as the country has faced over 365 days of load shedding and has experienced devastating effects that have resulted in major impacts such as... 

WIOCC-MDCS Skills Academy partnership delivers ICT skills to underprivileged learners in South Africa
5th December 2023

WIOCC Group, Africa’s converged open-access digital infrastructure leader, is helping underprivileged learners, particularly unemployed females and disabled learners in deprived parts of South... 

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Zero Carbon Charge welcomes EV White Paper, but calls for increased renewable energy charging stations
5th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

South Africa’s pioneer of a national network of renewable energy charging stations Zero Carbon Charge has welcomed the Electric Vehicle (EV) White Paper released by the Department of Trade,... 

Renew-e managing partner and co-founder Etienne Rübbers
Opinion: How many jobs will the JET create in Mpumalanga?
5th December 2023

In this opinion article, Renew-e managing partner and co-founder Etienne Rübbers argues that where the green energy jobs are created will be important in ensuring that the energy transition is just. 

Viren Sookhun
The future of South Africa’s energy mix
5th December 2023

By Viren Sookhun, MD at Oxyon People Solutions South Africa’s energy situation is currently in a state of disaster, and the only long-term and sustainable solution is for the country to move away... 

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Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

Sandvik offers a wide range of loaders and trucks for underground hard rock mining, all engineered for safety, productivity and reliability in the...

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We supply customers with practical affordable solutions for their testing needs. Our products include benchtop, portable, in-line process control...


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