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Bucket eradication programme gets underway in the Free State

By: Natasha Odendaal     21st July 2021 The bucket eradication programme is set to be completed by March 2022 in the Free State. This followed the appointment of the Housing Development Agency (HDA) to source capacity for the Free State Bucket Eradication Programme by Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu. 

AGCO Africa sets a new benchmark in combine harvesters as it launches the Fendt IDEAL range

21st July 2021 A new benchmark in combine harvesters has been introduced locally by AGCO Africa with the launch of the Fendt IDEAL range. Developed from the ground up, AGCO Africa worked closely with its global centres of expertise. Special attention was paid to efficiency, grain and straw quality, reliability... 

KBC provides specialised training for Musina housing project

21st July 2021 KBC Health & Safety, in conjunction with De Beers, BMH Africa and Worley, is involved with a flagship housing project in Musina, Limpopo Province. The project is expected to stimulate further economic development in the area. KBC worked closely with contractor BMH Africa from the inception of the... 

Skyriders carries out roof maintenance at Montecasino complex

21st July 2021 Designed like a typical Italian village, the Montecasino leisure complex in Fourways, Johannesburg is an impressive feature of architectural design housing a casino, two theatres, cinemas and a mall. However, when it comes to periodic maintenance of difficult-to-reach areas of the roof, the only... 

Construction under way at Concor’s Paarl Rock

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     20th July 2021 Construction is under way at Paarl Rock, the fifth building in diversified infrastructure and services construction company Concor’s 22 ha Conradie Park development, in Cape Town. Piling for the eight-storey block began in May, marking the start of a one-year building programme, says Concor... 

Women engineers help bring about meaningful change in the world

20th July 2021 Women contribute positively in the engineering sector through innovative and creative solutions that make a great impact in local communities and around the world. This is the message from Confidence Tshilande, a professional geotechnical engineer at leading consulting engineering company Zutari,... 

V&A Waterfront Endorses African Energy Week 2021, Contributes To Tourism Recovery

20th July 2021 The African Energy Chamber’s (AEC) flagship event, African Energy Week (AEW) 2021, takes place in Cape Town on the 9th-12th of November at the iconic V&A Waterfront. Representing Cape Town’s premier socio-cultural location, and one of Africa’s most visited tourism destinations annually, the... 

China frictions steer electric automakers away from rare earth magnets

By: Reuters     19th July 2021 As tensions mount between China and the United States, automakers in the West are trying to reduce their reliance on a key driver of the electric vehicle revolution - permanent magnets, sometimes smaller than a pack of cards, that power electric engines. Most are made of rare earth metals from... 

SA-born pneumatic tech wins global award

16th July 2021 The coveted global Unicorn Cup final, for the start-up business with the highest investment potential, was won on May 13 this year by South African pneumatic technology pioneer Magnevane. Magnevane South Africa executive and business owner Gareth Rees was part of the team that claimed victory... 

SIDS fast-tracks infrastructure- boosting projects

16th July 2021 As part of the Sustainable Infrastructure Development System (SIDS) methodology launched last year, the government announced 50 projects, along with 12 special projects, that the methodology has already been applied to. These projects were fast-tracked for implementation along with all regulatory... 

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