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Clanwilliam dam and irrigation scheme upgrade project, South Africa – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The first trial blasting has been undertaken on site. 


Drakenstein municipality breaks ground on R1.4bn upgrade project
2nd November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Drakenstein municipality has started the upgrade and refurbishment of the Paarl Wastewater Treatment Works (WWTW), in the Western Cape, as part of the first phase of the new R1.4-billion Budget... 


Sanral hosts first engagement on revised preferential procurement policy
1st November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has embarked on a series of engagements throughout the country to consult stakeholders on a proposed interim preferential procurement policy... 


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Partners of Lobito Corridor target construction completion in five years
31st October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Following the signing of a seven-sided memorandum of understanding (MoU) between two financial institutions and the governments of the US, the European Union, Angola, the Democratic Republic of... 


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Projects in Progress 2023 (Second Edition)
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Creamer Media's second edition of the 'Projects in Progress 2023' supplement offers a unique perspective for evaluating South Africa's current economic landscape, amid ongoing challenges, including... 


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Citrus association urges that R100bn Transnet bailout be granted
31st October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Citrus Growers’ Association of Southern Africa (CGA) has called on Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana to prioritise Transnet’s financial recovery in the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement he... 


Ero Copper enters deal with Vale
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Vancouver-based Ero Copper has entered a binding term sheet with Salobo Metais, part of the Vale Base Metals business (VBM), to advance its Furnas copper project, in Brazil. The term sheet... 


Solutions to bring water to our people
Solutions to bring water to our people
30th October 2023

Proudly South African company, SBS® Tanks, has been a leader in the water security space for almost 25 years. The company has a legacy of building for better and is well-positioned to work with... 


Water to remote municipalities – not a problem for SBS Tanks
Water to remote municipalities – not a problem for SBS Tanks
30th October 2023

The Ekukhanyeni Municipality, when faced with the challenge to supply water to the expanding local community, reached out to SBS for a solution. While the traditional approach by municipalities in... 


Western Cape can achieve breakout growth rates, assures its Economic Development head
27th October 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The Western Cape economy indeed had the potential to achieve “breakout growth” rates of 4%/y to 6%/y, and the provincial government was determined to achieve these rates, through the implementation... 


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Buena Vista iron project, US – update
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Magnum Mining and Exploration might have found an export solution, with Levin-Richmond Terminal, operators of a rail terminal and port facility in Richmond, California. 


Saice, Cesa back Sanral’s decision to withdraw its preferential procurement policy
26th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (Saice) and Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) have voiced their support for the decision by the South African National Roads Agency Limited... 


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Sanral to cancel advertised tenders that have yet to close as it withdraws procurement policy
24th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has decided to withdraw its new Preferential Procurement Policy (PPP), which was adopted by the agency's board in May. Since adopting the... 


The solar farm at Gudai-darri
In Australia's outback, Rio Tinto prepares for a low carbon future
24th October 2023 By: Reuters

In the red, dusty outback of the Pilbara in Western Australia, the world's biggest iron ore miner Rio Tinto is preparing for a low carbon future as it maps out new sources of the raw material to... 


Transnet Freight Rail
Head of troubled coal line exits Transnet
23rd October 2023 By: News24Wire

In the latest in a slew of resignations, Transnet’s managing executive for the critical export coal line, Ali Motala, is leaving the embattled State-owned company. Several high-placed sources have... 


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Scania introduces its Euro 6 V8 770S model to those seeking cleaner trucking 
23rd October 2023 By: Irma Venter

Scania Southern Africa has launched its Euro 6 V8 770S truck in South Africa, in an effort to support breaking the link in the domestic market “between increasing transport demand and increased... 


Stakeholder collaboration required to improve road freight safety
20th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Collaboration between all stakeholders in the road freight industry is critical to improving South Africa’s poor road safety record, certification body JC Auditors CEO Oliver Naidoo said at the... 


Iron-ore stockpile
Buena Vista iron project, US
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Magnum Mining is rapidly progressing the project.  


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N3 Westville to Paradise Valley upgrade, South Africa
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project entails major construction and upgrades between the Westville viaduct and the Paradise Valley interchange in KwaZulu-Natal. 


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KwaBhaca to Ngcweleni river project, South Africa
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project entails the upgrade of the N2 section from KwaBhaca to Ngcweleni river. 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kusile Unit 5 is being prepared for synchronisation to the grid towards the end of December. 


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Council for Geoscience implores mining companies to share historical data in efforts to revive exploration
20th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Many of South Africa’s 53 mineral and metal types remain unexplored, particularly in the Northern Cape, despite a 130-year legacy of mining and a rising global need for critical minerals and metals... 


The Msikaba Project has deeper implications for community integration and development
Localised infrastructure upliftment with local community participation
19th October 2023

Local infrastructure development isn't just about laying roads or erecting bridges; it's about creating sustainable avenues for growth, development and integration. The localised upliftment of... 


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Water – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Water – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the sector over the past 12 months. The brief posits that South Africa’s water security challenges are intensifying,... 


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Hydrogen – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Hydrogen – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the sector over the past 12 months. The sector is still in its infancy but presents a vital opportunity for South... 


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Construction – Midyear Review 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Construction – Midyear Review 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in the construction sector over the past 12 months, which is yet to recover to pre-Covid-19 pandemic levels of... 


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Platinum – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Platinum MYB is a three-page synopsis of key developments in the platinum group metals market over the past 12 months, including details of South Africa’s supply and demand, and mergers and... 


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Iron-Ore – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Iron-Ore Iron-Ore – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the iron-ore market over the past 12 months, including South Africa’s iron-ore production and the rail... 


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Gold – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Gold – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the gold market over the past 12 months, which experienced a glittering ascent in the first half of 2023, asserting its... 


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Coal – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Coal – Midyear Brief 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in South Africa’s coal sector over the past 12 months. The sector still dominates the country’s energy mix, however, it is... 


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Pumps – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Pumps – Midyear Brief 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in the pumps market over the past 12 months, which has been on a growth trajectory for years, with the trend expected to... 


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Manufacturing – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Manufacturing – Midyear Brief 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in the global manufacturing sector over the past 12 months, which continues to surpass the performance of... 


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Steel – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Steel – Midyear Review 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in South Africa’s steel sector over the past 12 months, which finds itself under great pressure, owing to a prolonged... 


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Roads, Rail & Ports – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Roads, Rail & Ports – Midyear Brief 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in South Africa’s roads, rail and ports sector over the past 12 months. It examines the increasing concerns... 


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Agriculture 2023 – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Agriculture – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page  synopsis of key developments in the agriculture sector over the past 12 months. It focuses on current food price inflation in South Africa, as... 


Merged Nedbank Africa Infrastructure Finance unit to support Africa's development
17th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Financial services firm Nedbank will merge its project finance and export credit teams into the newly repurposed Africa Infrastructure Finance business unit through which the bank aims to offer... 


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Automotive – Midyear Brief 2023
17th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Automotive Midyear Brief is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the automotive sector over the past 12 months. It provides an overview of the promising future of electric vehicles and... 


The platinum group metals Polokwane smelter of Anglo American Platinum in Limpopo.
Minerals Council South Africa highlights green hydrogen economy’s forward momentum
16th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The world over, green hydrogen is being recognised as the most effective route towards combating the climate crisis in the most holistic way possible, with Minerals Council South Africa on Monday... 


Bentley Systems names winners of 2023 Going Digital Awards
16th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Companies hailing from the US, the UK and Australia are among those that bagged awards at this year’s Bentley Systems Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure, which honours the work of Bentley... 


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Automotive transition presents value chain opportunities
13th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The transition of the automotive industry to new energy vehicles holds potential to impact on many other industries, including mining, manufacturing, freight and energy, but collaboration and a... 


Digital twins helping to save engineering hours on infrastructure projects
13th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Infrastructure engineering software company Bentley Systems has described 2023 as a groundbreaking year for infrastructure intelligence, with organisations globally overcoming the ever-growing... 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has confirmed that Unit 3 at the Kusile coal-fired power station is providing 720 MW for the electricity grid. 


Neglect, mismanagement threaten S Africa's once-promising transport infrastructure, warns Cesa
13th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

South Africa boasts extensive road and railway systems, along with well-equipped ports and airports, some of which are comparable to infrastructure in developed nations. However, a lack of... 


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