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Create, own your own driving data through AA Connected Car 

By: Irma Venter     7th August 2020 Ordinary motorists may now have access to the digital details of their driving behaviour and vehicle performance, through the launch of the Automobile Association (AA’s) Connected Car.  “This is a truly fantastic product which will not only give individual drivers, but also fleet managers, access... 

Wits researchers achieve major leap forward in secure quantum communication

By: Rebecca Campbell     31st July 2020 University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) scientists have achieved a major advance in the field of secure quantum communications, the university announced on Friday. The team, led by School of Physics Professor Andrew Forbes, has had its research paper published online by Laser & Photonics Reviews.... 

Schneider Electric shows they are acting to build a green and inclusive future for all through H1 extra-financial results

By: Creamer Media Reporter      31st July 2020 Schneider Electric exceeds their year-end target, taking their overall performance for avoiding primary resource consumption to just over 126,000 metric tons The Group reaffirms its commitment to achieve 2020 goals and looks ahead at the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals 

TIPS Paper: A case for water and sanitation in South Africa’s post-lockdown economic recovery stimulus package

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th July 2020 In this working paper, research organisation Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies discusses the need for South Africa to deal with the country's water and sanitation challenges while stimulating the economy. As South Africa responds to Covid-19 and aims to stimulate the economy and job creation... 

A move towards online exams gathers pace in South Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th July 2020 Learning-software company signs partnership deal that enables remote, paperless examinations Johannesburg, 10 July – New Leaf Technologies, which provides best-of-breed learning software and services to corporations, training companies and educational institutions throughout Africa and the Middle... 

Weekly Coal Index Report

6th July 2020 Physical coal markets can’t seem to catch a break. Even as paper prices strengthened slightly across the curve, the discount to physical deepened as lack of buyer activity persisted. The Rand is also stubbornly strengthening as a wave of “risk on” sentiment permeates global markets and the energy... 

Automation technology solution can help smaller mines

By: Cameron Mackay     3rd July 2020 Earthmoving technology supplier Caterpillar’s new cloud-based technology platform, MineStar Edge, can be used to manage production cost effectively, particularly on small surface mines. “Many smaller mines rely on people, often haul truck operators, to manually record production information on... 

Entrepreneur shares his secret to sticking out tough market conditions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd July 2020 Small business owners need two “Rs” – resilience and reinvention – to survive the economic fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic, reckons one Fourways-based entrepreneur who has weathered his share of difficult storms. Thabiso Mkase had been married for just two months when he lost his management job... 

Enterprise Solution for a Safe Return to Work

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th June 2020 Mitigating the risk of Covid-19 spread while complying with government regulations is the biggest challenge facing South African companies right now. The Coronavirus pandemic has come at a terrible cost for the South African economy as companies face bankruptcy and many are left jobless. As... 

Weekly Coal Index heralds vital new era of African pricing transparency  

By: Martin Creamer     10th June 2020 Coal remains the dominant primary energy source for the production of electricity in South Africa. Even with high allocations for renewable energy in the latest Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2019, as well as the prospect of coal-plant decommissioning over the coming ten years, coal is still... 

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