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IT-OT convergence set to advance African industry
IT-OT convergence set to advance African industry
11th June 2024

The Xchange Conference, hosted by IS³, a business unit of Digital Industries, in the Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal, is spotlighting the significant trend of IT and Operational Technology (OT)... 


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Natural disasters emerge as top risk consideration for professionals in construction, property
11th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Thirty-eight percent of 3 000 risk management professionals and business leaders agree that natural catastrophes, fire and explosion risks are emerging as primary concerns in the engineering,... 


Accreditation Day underlines importance of the SANAS
11th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

In the current environment of fast-paced technological advancement, accreditation can enable organisations to embrace new technologies and drive innovation, as it provides a framework of trust and... 


Solar Energy: A Strategic Imperative for Market Access and Sustainability
Solar Energy: A Strategic Imperative for Market Access and Sustainability
7th June 2024

By: Ahmed Motara, Business Development Lead at Solana Energy As global markets become more integrated, businesses are increasingly recognising the importance of sustainability. This shift isn't... 


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Expo benefits from proven formula
7th June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Trade show organiser Specialised Exhibitions, a division of independent events organiser the Montgomery Group, says this year’s A-OSH EXPO – to be held from 11 to 13 June at the Gallagher... 


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Khemisset potash project, Morocco – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Emmerson is working on getting environmental approval for the project. 


Rising temperatures, rising risks: why adequate cover has become critical
6th June 2024

The knock-on effects of climate-related incidents have led to a noticeable increase in personal and commercial insurance claims, both in terms of property damage and business interruption. This has... 


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Mine consultancy offers software suite for streamlining mine management
31st May 2024

On the back of mine health and safety remaining an international talking point, mining industry operational software solutions provider Mineware Consulting has developed an innovative AI-powered... 


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Engineers bring essential expertise in geotechnical engineering, risk assessment and regulatory compliance
Consultancy drives mining standards innovation
31st May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

By prioritising safety, sustainability and efficiency, mining consulting company Baletsema Mining Services MD Bokang Kelepa says the company adheres to international safety and environmental... 


Fiscal transparency scorecard
31st May 2024 By: Riaan de Lange

On May 8, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its High-Level Summary Technical Assistance Report on South Africa’s Fiscal Transparency Evaluation (FTE) in response to the National... 


AI-powered fintech solutions changing the way people in Africa transact
31st May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to propel the financial technology (fintech) industry into a new era of financial inclusion, and Africa is already developing innovative solutions... 


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ARC stresses need for farmers’ access to finance, insurance in light of growing climate risk
30th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With the agriculture sector’s 33-million smallholder farmers contributing 70% of Africa’s food supply, it is pertinent that more innovative financing mechanisms are created as the continent... 


Rise of procurement demands a new breed of multi-skilled, strategic thinking, Tech-savvy procurement professionals
Rise of procurement demands a new breed of multi-skilled, strategic thinking, Tech-savvy procurement professionals
27th May 2024

Procurement is on the rise and there is growing demand for a new breed of procurement professionals, according to Debbie Tagg, chief operating officer of Smart Procurement. “Gone are the... 


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Municipalities, mines share the risk of tailings failures – SRK
24th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Municipalities share the risk of tailings dam failure with mines, consulting firm SRK Consulting has pointed out, noting that the latest global standards reiterate how municipalities must play an... 


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Technology increasingly being used to improve control, accuracy in logistics value chains
23rd May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The freight and transport logistics sectors are seeing ever greater use of technologies in warehouses, as well for stock-picking, consignment loading and delivery checks, among other applications,... 


Booming renewable energy market driving need for better risk management in local construction
20th May 2024

By Kevin Nadasen 20 May 2024: South Africa’s renewable energy market is booming. With a growing number of projects planned and in progress, there is an increasing need for construction companies... 


INDISPENSABLE OPPORTUNITY
The Machine Tools Africa expo aims to be an indispensable gathering for all stakeholders in the engineering and manufacturing industries
Machine Tools Africa to play crucial role in education, skills development
17th May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The upcoming Machine Tools Africa 2024 exhibition will serve as a comprehensive platform for showcasing the latest innovations in machine tools and related technologies. It also plays a crucial... 


Industry leaders to deliver World Class seminars at Machine Tools Africa
Industry leaders to deliver World Class seminars at Machine Tools Africa
15th May 2024

Industry leaders from across the manufacturing and machine tools market will deliver a programme of world-class, free-to-attend seminars at Machine Tools Africa 2024, taking place at the Expo... 


UJ becomes Project Management Institute’s first academic partner
13th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Project Management Institute (PMI) has announced the addition of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) to its list of authorised training partners (ATP). With this, UJ becomes PMI’s first... 


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Fire risks posed by lithium-ion batteries
10th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Amid the increasing popularity of renewable-energy systems, including solar and battery energy storage systems, fire engineering consultant and manufacturer ASP Fire asserts that lithium-ion... 


Harmony reports second fatality in a week
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

A rock drill operator has died following a fall-of-ground incident at Harmony Gold Mining Company's Doornkop mine, in Gauteng, on May 2. “We are deeply saddened by this loss of one of our... 


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9 Things to Consider when De-risking your logistics
2nd May 2024

As leaders in the trucking and logistics industry, the end of the financial year marks not just a period of reflection but also an opportunity to set the course for a more efficient, profitable,... 


 The digital mining frontier - future developments for process automation in mining
The digital mining frontier - future developments for process automation in mining
26th April 2024

By Hennie Colyn, MMM - Strategic Account Executive at Schneider Electric The digital process automation market is expected to reach a staggering 24.2 Billion by 2028, with a Compound Annual Growth... 


Africa has to get involved in carbon markets
25th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The oil and gas industry is evolving, and has to, highlighted commodities trading and risk management company Ion Commodities VP product strategy Lance Fogtman, in a panel discussion at the 2024... 


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South Africa makes second WTO complaint over EU citrus rules
25th April 2024 By: Reuters

South Africa has lodged a complaint against the European Union's (EU's) citrus black spot (CBS) regulations, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) said on Wednesday. The EU is a major market for South... 


SLG positioning company to aggregate South Africa’s LNG market
SLG positioning company to aggregate South Africa’s LNG market
18th April 2024

South Africa faces a gas supply issue from about mid-2026, and liquified natural gas (LNG) is the only viable solution for the country’s existing gas industry which is reliant on large scale,... 


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African Risk Capacity to pay out insurance to drought-affected Southern African farmers
17th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Farmers in Mozambique and Zambia are being impacted by one of the worst droughts in decades, United Nations (UN) assistant secretary-general Reena Ghelani has said as she met with stakeholders to... 


Sappi Southern Africa achieves feed safety assurance certification for Pelletin
16th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Renewable woodfibre-based products company Sappi Southern Africa has achieved a GMP+ Feed Safety Assurance (FSA) 2020 certification for Pelletin, a lignin-based animal feed additive, making Sappi... 


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Khemisset potash project, Morocco – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Emmerson has entered into a subscription agreement with Global Sustainable Minerals, which will result in the company’s gaining a 20.3% shareholding in Emmerson.  


Santos shareholders re-elect Keith Spence as chair
11th April 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's Santos re-elected Keith Spence as its chair after a majority of shareholders voted in his favour despite unrest over the oil company's inadequate response to climate woes, results of... 


Proxy advisor CGI Glass Lewis recommends Woodside Energy chairman's ouster
5th April 2024 By: Reuters

Proxy advisor CGI Glass Lewis has asked shareholders of Australia's Woodside Energy to vote against the re-election of chairman Richard Goyder and against the company's climate strategy at the... 


 Bibi Goss-Ross, MD of Advanced Health SA
Bibi Goss-Ross
5th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Bibi Goss-Ross, MD of Advanced Health SA, which manages and owns day hospitals 


CILTSA hosts seminar on navigating safety and security risks in logistics, transport, and supply chain
CILTSA hosts seminar on navigating safety and security risks in logistics, transport, and supply chain
4th April 2024

Safety and security are critical components of logistics, transport, and supply chain management, yet recent statistics reveal a concerning reality. According to the Transported Asset Protection... 


Infrastructure procurement in focus at consulting engineering conference
25th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

During industry organisation Consulting Engineers South Africa's (Cesa's) recent Infrastructure Indaba, procurement of goods and services emerged as a critical theme of discussion, underscoring the... 


Unitrans Solutions executive Jacques Greeff
Unitrans upgraded centre of excellence to enhance African clients' supply chains
25th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Logistics and supply chain company Unitrans has launched its upgraded centre of excellence (COE) to drive improvements in operating cost efficiencies and safety for drivers and vehicles, which are... 


Unitrans launches Centre of Excellence to enhance African supply chain solutions
20th March 2024

Operating cost efficiencies and safety – both driver and vehicle – are primary considerations for any logistics or freight company and Unitrans, a forward-thinking company dedicated to providing... 


DMRE confirms acceptance of Marula's Blesberg mining right application
20th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mining and development company Marula Mining says the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has confirmed acceptance of the company's mining right application for the Blesberg lithium... 


Dr Mampho Modise appointed deputy governor of the Reserve Bank
15th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana and the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) have welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s appointment of Dr Mampho Modise as deputy governor of the SARB, following the... 


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Empowering South Africa’s water future: A strategic vision by EWSETA
15th March 2024

In the dynamic landscape of South Africa’s water sector, the Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA) stands at the forefront of transformative initiatives to fortify the... 


Access Bank South Africa appoints Sandile Shabalala CEO
12th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Financial services firm Access Bank South Africa has appointed Sandile Shabalala CEO to lead the bank into its next phase of growth and innovation. Shabalala has more than three decades of... 


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SADC Tourism Alliance disaster risk management workshop to help businesses recover faster
6th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Regional tourism organisation the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Business Council Tourism Alliance has completed a two-day train-the-trainer workshop on tourism disaster risk... 


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PwC report highlights importance of building trust by paying tax
5th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Auditing firm PwC has released its ‘Building Public Trust through Tax Reporting’ publication, which outlines the importance of tax in the business operating environment and look at why tax is... 


African Risk Capacity CEO Lesley Ndlovu
African Risk Capacity marks ten year anniversary
5th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Parametric insurer African Risk Capacity is commemorating its tenth anniversary. The company was founded in 2014 with the sole mandate from the African Union heads of States to provide insurance... 


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