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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... 


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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... 


Consumer Goods Council of South Africa co-chair Gareth Ackerman
Consumer goods body counts cost of loadshedding, poverty, failing infrastructure
12th October 2023 By: News24Wire

The consumer goods industry's largest representative body warned on Wednesday that the cost of load shedding, failing infrastructure and rising poverty were a "potentially lethal cocktail"... 


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Americans, Australians partner to build out, scale up global green hydrogen ecosystem
12th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Building out and scaling up a global green hydrogen ecosystem collaboratively is at the heart of an American-Australian business partnership announced this week amid 30-plus countries already... 


The Environmental Impact of Regional Groundwater Abstraction at Mines in South Africa
The Environmental Impact of Regional Groundwater Abstraction at Mines in South Africa
11th October 2023

Introduction (Virtual Showroom): Groundwater is an essential resource that plays a critical role in sustaining ecosystems and supplying the water needs of populations worldwide. However, when it... 


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Opinion: Speedbumps, not roadblocks, beckon South African bakkie builders
10th October 2023

In this opinion article, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa sales operations executive director Dhiren Vanmali writes that South Africa's hosting of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa)... 


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Approving outstanding permits could shift economy in 12-18 months, says Mzila Mthenjane
6th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

If the 5 066 outstanding mining and exploration permits were approved, South Africa could begin to see a shift in the economy within 12 to 18 months, new Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila... 


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Kganyago reiterates that the SARB must try to curb inflation
5th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The bottom two decile income groups in South Africa experience inflation of 9.4% – more than twice the rate of the top two decile income groups, which experience inflation of 4.3%, according to... 


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DA KZN Premier candidate, Pappas, outlines his plans to fix the province
4th October 2023 By: Sane Dhlamini

Umngeni Mayor and the Democratic Alliance’s KwaZulu-Natal Premier candidate Chris Pappas has told Polity that the devolution of powers is the solution to fighting crime in the province, which has... 


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Australian resource exports poised to fall
4th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s commodity export earnings are forecast to fall from last year’s record A$467-billion to A$400-billion in 2023–24, and A$352-billion by 2024–25, the Department of Industry, Science and... 


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Dunlop proceeds with R1.7bn investment in Ladysmith tyre factory
3rd October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Tyre manufacturer Dunlop is forging ahead with a R1.7-billion investment project at its factory in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, with the backing of its Japan-based parent company Sumitomo Rubber... 


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Crane-less technology simplifies turbine repair
29th September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Given the increasing size and weight of wind turbine components, ‘crane-less technology’ is becoming more relevant in the wind energy sector and will likely be adopted more widely in South Africa... 


WBHO makes strong return, warns of potential contractor shortage for IPP jobs
29th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO) is back, “and we are back on a very strong footing”, says CEO Wolfgang Neff. “We had an exceptional year in a difficult period.” 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
29th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has upheld the decision of the National Air Quality Officer to permit the temporary operation of the Kusile coal power station using... 


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Following national trend, Eastern Cape Terminals introduce a truck appointment system
28th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Transnet Port Terminals' (TPT's) Eastern Cape Terminals has introduced a mandatory truck appointment system in a move to improve coordination and streamline processes across different commodities.... 


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Malawi gov't sets innovative permitting example by working alongside mining company
28th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

On the face of it, South Africa could do a lot more to speed up critical minerals mining development in South Africa. An example of doing so that catches the eye is the extra mile the government of... 


These simple measures will substantially improve SA’s roads
These simple measures will substantially improve SA’s roads
28th September 2023

As the country continues to navigate the challenges of road accidents, the strain of heavier and higher quantities of vehicles, and the need to reduce abnormal loads on roads, many sustainable... 


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Christ Church Preparatory School & College – RFP Invitation
28th September 2023

Compulsory Site Briefing for the Detailed Design, Supply, Installation, Commissioning & Maintenance of the Hybrid Rooftop Solar Power System 


FNB senior economist Siphamandla Mkhwanazi
Civil confidence, profitability looking up, at least in the short term
27th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

FNB and the Bureau for Economic Research’s Civil Confidence Index (CCI) has increased by two index points to 43 in the third quarter of the year. That is 19 points higher than the third quarter of... 


Professor Mohamed Mostafa
Opinion: Innovations in ecofriendly pavement solutions
22nd September 2023

In this article, University of KwaZulu-Natal Sustainable Transportation Research group head Professor Mohamed Mostafa writes about the growing use of sustainable materials in road construction... 


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N2 Wild Coast Toll Road megabridge project – Msikaba bridge, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Msikaba project has created work for 137 unskilled local labourers and 372 jobs for skilled persons, so far. 


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N2 Wild Coast Toll Road (N2WCTR) megabridge project – Mtentu bridge, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The South African National Roads Agency Limited announced the restart of construction work on the Mtentu bridge contract in August 2023. 


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Motheo mine, Botswana
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper mine in the Kalahari Copper Belt, in Botswana. 


Smarter Mobility Africa Summit 2023: Tackling key challenges and solutions in African mobility, from governance to electrification
20th September 2023

The countdown is on for the Smarter Mobility Africa (SMA) summit, an annual event that gathers leading experts, government officials, global mobility influencers, and transport professionals in its... 


R107m Steenbras Dam scheme upgrade in the works to help Cape Town ease loadshedding
18th September 2023 By: News24Wire

A R107-million refurbishment of the Steenbras Hydro Pumped Storage Scheme is on the pipeline, with Capetonians hoping it will bring further relief from load shedding. This week, the City of Cape... 


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Cape Town’s MyCiTi bus service logs 68% growth since 2021
18th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Cape Town’s MyCiTi bus service has logged 18.32-million passenger trips for the 12 months from July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023. This is significantly more than the target of 16.9-million passenger... 


Growing electrolyser capacity bodes well for platinum demand over next decade – WPIC
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In its latest release about news in the platinum industry, the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) says electrolyser capacity is ramping up as both production and deployment expand globally,... 


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Protecting SA trucks through technology
15th September 2023

South Africa’s road freight transport sector is said to account for about 85% of all goods transported in the country and its contribution continues to grow rapidly. Rising costs as well as the... 


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Gravelotte mine, South Africa
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An emerald mine in Limpopo, South Africa. 


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Buena Vista iron project, US – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Magnum Mining & Exploration has flagged a potential offtake deal with mining major Anglo American over all the iron-ore produced from the project. 


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Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Ethiopia – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ethiopia has completed the fourth and final phase of filling a reservoir for the project. 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Nine people were arrested at the Kusile power station for theft of coal and fraud on September 7. 


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