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Impact of Digitalisation on Africa’s Energy Sector in a Post COVID World

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th August 2020 COVID-19’s negative repercussions on Africa’s economies have highlighted the importance of achieving energy security to be capable of enduring pandemics and realising a post-crisis economic recovery. Clean energy and the innovative technologies that accompany it, represent a critical catalyst for... 

Minerals Council reiterates commitment to zero harm goal 

By: Simone Liedtke     17th July 2020 The Minerals Council South Africa has recommitted to supporting the mining industry’s shared imperative of zero harm, under the council’s Khumbul’ekhaya strategy. During a virtual launch of the third iteration of the national day of health and safety, Minerals Council CEO Roger Baxter lamented... 

Get going with galvanizing: new book for engineers from IZA

By: Shannon de Ryhove     3rd July 2020 The International Zinc Association (IZA) will launch its new publication, The Essentials of Galvanizing, during a webinar hosted by Creamer Media Contract Publishing on July 15, 2020. The publication offers the civil engineering and construction industry valuable insights into the importance of... 

Mining jobs safe in Queensland

25th June 2020 Despite the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Queensland resources sector has maintained its place as one of the largest employers in the region, with only a 1% drop in direct jobs during the May quarter. Queensland Resources Council (QRC) CEO Ian Macfarlane said that the latest data from... 

Major Brazilian aerospace group secures export financing to strengthen its cash position

By: Rebecca Campbell     19th June 2020 Brazil-based global major aerospace group Embraer has reported that it has secured export financing of up to $600-million for the next four years. The company is the world’s number one manufacturer of commercial airliners with 150 seats or less. It stated that the loans had been obtained at... 

Santos inks gas deal with Gold Fields

By: Esmarie Iannucci     16th June 2020 Oil and gas major Santos has inked a new gas supply agreement with gold miner Gold Fields over its three gold mines in Western Australia. Under the terms of the agreement, Santos would supply some 5.5 PJ of natural gas from its Varanus Island gas plant over a three-year period, starting in July... 

Hewlett Packard Enterprise opens digital learning platform to all

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th May 2020 Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is opening its world-leading Learning-as-a-Service Platform to all, providing 30 days free access to anyone that registers before the end of May 2020.  Offering about 5000 hours of training across numerous modules, the HPE Digital Learner Platform  is a leading... 

WEC unpacks energy investment needs

By: Marleny Arnoldi     30th March 2020 The World Energy Council’s 2019 World Energy Trilemma Index indicates there has been a step change in progress toward basic access in some African countries, with many having made substantive improvements, particularly in access to energy and clean cooking under the United Nations Sustainable... 

Commission recommends tribunal approve Barnes Reinforcing buyout

By: Marleny Arnoldi     24th January 2020 The Competition Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal that it approve a proposed transaction whereby Barnes Group Holdings intends to acquire Barnes Reinforcing (BRI). Barnes Group manufactures steel tubes, pipes, black galvanised wire, and fencing posts and gates, as well as... 

ICTSI wins top ASEAN logistics plum in a row

21st January 2020 For the second straight year, International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) was recognized for its outstanding performance and promoting greater regional inclusivity in the ASEAN logistics sector. The ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC), the lead private sector initiative... 

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