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Bigen’s commitment to transformation continues

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th May 2019 The CEO of Bigen Group, Mr Anton Boshoff has submitted his resignation, effective 31 May 2019 to enable the business to fill the position of CEO with a Black Professional, through his own personal commitment to the economic transformation required for the Infrastructure industry. Anton will... 

Solution assists in energy optimisation

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     10th May 2019 Energy management multinational Schneider Electric’s digital energy management system EcoStruxure Power can help organisations to improve their efficiency and uptime. The system assists clients in ensuring that power is available, operational costs are optimised and maintenance is performed on... 

Oh Alex

By: Terry Mackenzie-hoy     10th May 2019 After townships grew all over the areas around Johannesburg from 1950 (and earlier), they remained unelectrified. The authorities who could electrify them (Municipalities and State-owned power utility Eskom) were reluctant to electrify them because, they said, the residents would not pay for the... 

Firm well-positioned for business in Botswana and Africa

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     3rd May 2019 The working environment in Botswana is stable, and civil and structural engineering firm ADA Consulting Engineers welcomes the country’s focus on infrastructure development, which the company is well-positioned to support, says ADA Consulting Engineers director Paul Maitre. The company’s office,... 

Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II, Lesotho

By: Sheila Barradas     26th April 2019 The contract for the construction of the Polihali diversion tunnels has been awarded. 

Plan required for uptake of 4IR in power sector

By: Mamaili Mamaila     19th April 2019 The power generation and transmission sector has been slow in the uptake of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), says global engineering company Aurecon Group energy unit manager Sibu Mvana.  

Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II

By: Sheila Barradas     5th April 2019 The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority has updated its list of key contracts and suppliers. 

Bonasika Crane Engineered Across Three Continents

25th March 2019 Today’s crane manufacturers need skills as varied as they are demanding.  If growth is the goal, the company has to offer a global capability that includes a willingness to co-operate across continents and the ability to adapt product to local conditions. An order shipped in February by South... 

Stellenbosch University Biomedical Research Institute, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     22nd March 2019 Stellenbosch University is building a new state-of-the-art research facility, which is expected to be one of the most innovative and advanced biomedical research centres in Africa. 

Variable climate presents challenges

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     15th March 2019 A more variable climate is creating the challenges of ensuring adequate water supply in dry areas and dealing with higher rainfall in wet areas. Consulting engineers and scientists SRK Consulting partner and principal hydrologist Peter Shepherd tells Engineering News that water variability in... 

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