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Concor Buildings Gives New Shine To Skukuza With Sanparks Safari Lodge

15th April 2019 The wildlife-loving public can look forward to another upmarket venue in the Kruger National Park after Concor Buildings recently completed a new three-star safari lodge at Skukuza camp. Developed by South African National Parks (SANParks), the exciting development adds a new dimension to the... 

Minerals Council calls for delay of at least five years in carbon tax implementation 

By: Rebecca Campbell     12th April 2019 The Minerals Council South Africa (Minerals Council), the representative body for the mining industry in the country, has called on government to delay the implementation of the new carbon tax. “The Minerals Council would like to see a delay of at least five years for the implementation of the... 

Expected changes to environmental taxes

11th April 2019 In the National Budget Speech delivered on 20 February 2019, it was announced that National Treasury will publish a draft Environmental Fiscal Reform Policy Paper in 2019 in an effort to reform existing environmental taxes and broaden their coverage. Government will also investigate a tax on... 

Eaton wins international Industrial Energy Efficiency Award

9th April 2019 Eaton’s Microgrid system at Wadeville wins at HANNOVER MESSE Power management company Eaton has won the Hannover Messe Industrial Energy Efficiency Award for its microgrid system installed at its Wadeville headquarters and manufacturing facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. 

Cost of decarbonising global energy system falls sharply, new report shows 

By: Terence Creamer     9th April 2019 Rapidly falling renewable-energy costs, together with emerging opportunities to electrify other energy end-uses such as transportation and heating, are continuing to reduce the investment premium associated with placing the world on a more climate-friendly path, a new international report... 

Metso expands its industry-changing MX cone crusher series

8th April 2019 Metso is introducing the latest addition to the versatile MX(TM) Multi-Action cone crusher series at Bauma 2019. The MX3 enables improved crusher productivity and lower operating costs with a design optimized especially for mid-sized quarrying.  An exclusive preview of the new MX3 is on display... 

Rittal invests in new global smart factory

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th March 2019 Investing in the future of our company, Rittal’s new plant in Haiger embraces the principles of Industry 4.0. The company has made its largest single investment, totalling 250 million euros, to establish the world’s most advanced facility for its new compact and small enclosures. The highly... 

CSIR engineers warn of increasing electricity prices, advise on load-shedding mitigation measures

By: Simone Liedtke     28th March 2019 While load-shedding is expected to continue plaguing South Africa for at least the next six months, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) energy systems senior engineer Joanne Calitz has also warned consumers to expect electricity prices to increase by about another 36% by 2021.... 

$30bn investment push into Africa’s downstream oil industry sparks optimism

By: Kim Cloete     28th March 2019 Africa’s demand for energy, which is far higher than that of other regions in the world, is expected to be very positive for the African oil downstream industry, which has seen a $30-billion investment push in logistics, distribution, storage terminals, import facilities and retail marketing in... 

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