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Nigeria court orders arrests over Shell, Eni Malabu oil deal

By: Bloomberg     18th April 2019 A court in Nigeria ordered the arrest of two former ministers and others allegedly connected with illegal payments leading to the 2011 acquisition of what is considered one of the biggest oil fields in the West African country. Former Justice Minister and Attorney General Mohammed Adoke, ex-Oil... 

The Future Of Diesel Is Here

17th April 2019 This week the port of Durban received one of the largest pieces of cargo for this year. This was a 242 ton, 31 metre long reactor for the SAPREF refinery. The R50 million reactor, which has been dubbed “Umkhoma” (isiZulu word for whale) because of its “whale” like shape and for its size, was... 

Sapref’s new R50m reactor to enable better low-sulphur diesel production

By: Nadine James     17th April 2019 The South African Petroleum Refinery’s (Sapref’s) new R50-million reactor arrived at the Durban port earlier this week. The 242 t, 31-m-long reactor will enable Sapref, which is a joint venture between Shell Refining South Africa and BP Southern Africa, to produce “better, low-sulphur diesel”,... 

International trade in fake goods surges

By: Riaan de Lange     12th April 2019 You might be well acquainted with ‘fake news’. The buzzword that is. Yes, the two are considered one. It was the 2017 word of the year, no less. But, as to whether we possess the ability to identify ‘real news’ from ‘fake news’, that is quite another matter. It is said to be “one of the greatest... 

Trans-European Transport Network project, European Union

By: Sheila Barradas     12th April 2019 Pöyry and AINS Group are preparing for the next engineering phase of the Helsinki–Tallinn tunnel project on the Trans-European Transport Network. 

Major science education project launched by CERN

By: Rebecca Campbell     9th April 2019 Pan-European particle physics laboratory CERN has announced that it has launched its Science Gateway project. This is a scientific outreach and education centre that will be funded entirely through external donations. The cost of the centre is estimated at 79-million Swiss francs, of which... 

Italian OEM Mantella introduces groundbreaking tipper trailer, guaranteeing maximum payload, fuel efficiency and extreme durability

8th April 2019 Mantella revolutionized the design of its innovative Stratosphere tipper trailer by implementing major design advances in the use of high-strength steel. The company has taken full advantage of the latest high-tech materials developed and produced by the Nordic steel manufacturer SSAB: Hardox®... 

Tanzania to ban single-use plastics by July - Environment Minister

By: Reuters     8th April 2019 Tanzania plans to ban the production, importation, sale and use of all single-use plastic bags by July, to help tackle pollution from non-biodegradable waste. The East African nation is the latest country to make a formal commitment to phase out single-use non-biodegradable plastics, which have... 

The humble Veldskoen makes its global debut 

By: Irma Venter     5th April 2019 The local ‘Veldskoen’ is expanding its reach beyond South Africa. The famous South African vellies have entered the US market through an investment made by American basketball team Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, and his partners. Veldskoen is the first product released by DORP (Digital... 

Environmental plan for South African segment of SKA radio telescope gazetted

By: Rebecca Campbell     5th April 2019 The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (Sarao) has announced that the Integrated Environmental Management Plan (IEMP) for the Phase 1 of the Square Kilometre Array mid-frequency array (SKA1_MID) was gazetted recently by Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane. The SKA is an... 

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