R/€ = 17.59 Change: -0.01
R/$ = 15.53 Change: -0.01
Au 1812.02 $/oz Change: -0.26
Pt 979.00 $/oz Change: 10.00


Green hydrogen best long-term opportunity to decarbonise hard-to-abate carbon emitters – Gungubele 

By: Donna Slater     17th January 2022 Hard-to-abate carbon emissions-intensive sectors – such as heavy-duty transport, aviation, maritime and heavy industries – may be able to reduce their emissions through the use of green hydrogen produced at a deep-water harbour facility in Boegoebaai, 60 km north of Port Nolloth. The Boegoebaai... 

Hydrogen economy can support new manufacturing, energy security for developing economies

By: Schalk Burger     17th January 2022 Green hydrogen could disrupt global trade and bilateral energy relations, reshaping the positioning of States, with new hydrogen exporters and users emerging, says renewable energy intergovernmental organisation the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena). “It is green hydrogen that will... 

Pratley stands firm with international and local market growth

17th January 2022 Shipping and supply-chain issues have led to a global shortage of a range of items and commodities. “The world is shopping around at the moment, and we have seen fairly substantial international interest in all of our products,” comments Pratley CEO Andrew Pratley, who was recently featured on... 

IEA says Canada can be key global oil supplier if emissions promises kept

By: Reuters     14th January 2022 Canada, the world's fourth-largest oil producer, can be a key global supplier for years to come providing it sticks to promises to sharply cut emissions, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday. In its first review of Canada's energy policies since 2015, the IEA said the country's... 

Green public procurement can help cut 15% of global GHG emissions – report

By: Schalk Burger     13th January 2022 A report by the World Economic Forum and business strategy consultancy the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has found that about 40% of global greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions related to public procurement can be abated for less than $15/t of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. According to the 'Green... 

Govt stifles tech development, trade through misplaced assessment framework, say agribusinesses

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th January 2022 Agricultural organisations the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz), CropLife South Africa and the South African National Seed Organisation (Sansor) say government is stifling the development of new breeding technologies (NBTs) by deciding to evaluate them under the risk assessment framework for... 

SpaceX to launch South African-made nanosatellites

By: Schalk Burger     13th January 2022 Three locally produced nanosatellites for the Maritime Domain Awareness Satellite constellation (MDASat-1) will be launched into space on the evening of January 13 as part of US aerospace company SpaceX's Transporter-3 mission. South Africa's satellites will be launched aboard SpaceX's Falcon 9... 

Newcrest to test new blasting tech from Orica

By: Esmarie Iannucci     13th January 2022 Gold miner Newcrest Mining’s Cadia underground operation, in New South Wales, will become a testing ground for a first-of-its-kind semi-automated explosives delivery system in the second half of 2022. The system, which was co-developed by Orica and Epiroc, is designed to remove people from... 

Opinion: The ocean economy is integral to the revival of the Eastern Cape's habitability

12th January 2022 With its immense resource wealth and potential to boost economic growth, employment and innovation, the ocean in the Eastern Cape could become the new economic frontier, writes Nelson Mandela University Infrastructure Development & Engagement Unit associate Bongani Mankewu. 

South Africa to launch three locally produced nanosatellites

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     12th January 2022 Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Dr Blade Nzimande says the Department of Science and Innovation's (DSI's) funding and support of South Africa's satellite construction industry is reaping rewards, as the country gears up for the launch of the first three satellites of its... 

Latest News


Latest Videos



Engineering News is a product of Creamer Media.

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more


We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store


Advertising on Engineering News is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email

View options
Subscribe Now for $119
Free daily email newsletter Register Now