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Trust a turnkey energy engineering service provider for project peace of mind

18th February 2021 At a time when project budgets are increasingly under pressure, as are delivery timelines, it makes more sense for infrastructure projects to trust one vendor that offers a turnkey solution to lead and manage every step of the process, from early ideation and planning to feasibility and... 

South Africa’s renewables plan presents ‘remarkable’ industrialisation opportunity 

By: Terence Creamer     11th December 2020 The roll-out of renewable energy at the scale envisaged in South Africa’s official electricity plan to 2030 presents a “remarkable” industrialisation opportunity, the leader of the South African Renewable Energy Masterplan (SAREM) project team, Francis Jackson, argues. Jackson, who is also a... 

New group CEO announced for Necsa

By: Rebecca Campbell     4th December 2020 The South African Cabinet announced on Friday that, at its Wednesday virtual meeting, it had ratified the appointment of Loyiso Tyabashe as the new group CEO for the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa). He holds a MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cape Town and... 

Numerous studies will inform construction decisions for Pensana in the new year

By: Marleny Arnoldi     16th November 2020 LSE- and ASX-listed Pensana Rare Earths reports that it continues to progress two studies towards becoming a rare earths miner and establishing a magnet metal supply chain to meet rare earths demand from the electric vehicle and offshore wind industries. The company has appointed consultants... 

Election of SAIMechE Office Bearers 2020-2022

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st September 2020 The Council of SAIMechE is pleased to announce the election of its Office Bearers for the 2020-2022 Council session. The Council congratulates its office bearers on their election and commits their full support during the session. 

Trans-Africa Projects Celebrates 25 Years Of Transforming Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th September 2020 Trans-Africa Projects (TAP) has reached an exciting milestone as the company celebrates 25 years of delivering premier power evacuation services across Africa and beyond. TAP is an independent consultancy firm, which was established in 1995 through an equal joint venture between the biggest power... 

CESA’s School of Consulting Engineering forging ahead with virtual courses

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     2nd September 2020 Owing to the global Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, skills development has been severely impacted owing to physical attendance of courses being brought to a halt, says industry body Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa). It notes that this has not deterred the organisation’s School... 

Exxaro breathes new life into Matla Mine 1  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     21st August 2020 JSE-listed Exxaro Resources has started with work on its Matla Mine 1 Relocation project. The 42-year-old Matla operation consists of three underground mines.  

New sewage treatment plants planned

By: Darren Parker     21st August 2020 Following the successful commissioning of a sewage treatment plant for coal mining company Canyon Coal’s Khanye colliery, in Gauteng, in early 2019, plans are under way to build similar plants at the company’s planned De Wittekrans and Palmietkuilen collieries. In a statement issued by the... 

Modular panel bridge project makes headway

By: Darren Parker     14th August 2020 Machinery and tools supplier Bosch Specialised Equipment (BSE) has successfully delivered 11 new modular panel bridges to Dunnottar Military Base in Nigel, in Gauteng, which will, in turn, be delivered to various locations across KwaZulu-Natal, to be erected over the next 18 months. BSE director... 

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