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New R250m Contermanskloof reservoir starts water supply
11th December 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The City of Cape Town’s new R250-million, 100-megalitre Contermanskloof reservoir, in Durbanville, has completed a one-year operational trial period and will now supply water to the city’s northern... 


Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni
Ntshavheni confirms draft IRP 2023 contains ‘significant’ revisions, but offers no clarity on consultation process
11th December 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has confirmed that the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) approved by Cabinet for public comment includes two time horizons as well as significant... 


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Thanks to Huawei’s backup solutions, South Africans won’t be left in the dark this festive season
11th December 2023

The last thing any South African wants this festive season is to have their celebrations interrupted by an unplanned power outage or a sudden escalation in load shedding. To ensure that we can... 


Dan Marokane
Eskom's new CEO confirmed
8th December 2023 By: News24Wire

Daniel Leseja Marokane has been appointed as chief executive officer of Eskom. On Friday afternoon, Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan said Marokane would join Eskom no later than 31... 


Costa Ayiotis
My Big Fat Greek Taverna: From Diplomacy to Ouzo – Costa Ayiotis
8th December 2023

As a disillusioned young lawyer dealing with the debts, deaths and divorces of his firm’s clients, the negativity of the profession slowly starts to poison his soul with cynicism. He quits the... 


CUSTOMISED COMMITMENT
The success of mine care-and-maintenance depends on a commitment to customising services to meet the specific needs of every mine
Care, maintenance solutions customised for opencast mining
8th December 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Reliable and adaptable services during care-and-maintenance phases in mining are crucial, says multi-disciplinary mining services and opencast mining contractor Zizwe Opencast Mining, emphasising... 


Malawiʼs tone-deaf President
8th December 2023 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

Last week I wrote about the latest African craze of exporting skilled citizens to other countries on the continent or abroad as a way of tackling unemployment, especially among the youth. While the... 


CSIR, association ink MoU to accelerate cybersecurity, telecoms and 4IR-related innovations
8th December 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Association of Communications and Technology (ACT) have entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to accelerate technological... 


Eskom Komati power station
Eskom acknowledges difficult trade-offs ahead as it pursues energy transition
7th December 2023 By: Darren Parker

State-owned utility Eskom is expecting to have to make “difficult trade-offs” in its pursuit of a just energy transition (JET) strategy, as it grapples with ongoing short-term operational struggles... 


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IDC, ACWA Power sign R20bn deal to boost energy security in South Africa
7th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

South African development funder the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and Saudi Arabia-based electric power generation company ACWA Power Company signed a joint development agreement term... 


Zutari to participate in key discussions at COP28 climate change conference in Dubai
7th December 2023

A new synthesis report on Global Stocktake elements, published by the UN Climate Change, is expected to take centre stage at the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference COP28 from 30 November... 


Oil-free beer and wine processing with ELGi’s AB and OF compressor series from Integrated Air Solutions
7th December 2023

“If one drop of oil can contaminate 100 litres of fresh water, just imagine the potential harm that the ingress of oil vapours during food and beverage processing can cause to equipment, systems... 


Reliable Credit Scoring Data Drives Growth for Trade Credit Providers and Their SME Customers
Reliable Credit Scoring Data Drives Growth for Trade Credit Providers and Their SME Customers
7th December 2023

Information and insights company TransUnion South Africa and Digital Credit Systems (DCS) are helping to address and solve the constraints faced by trade credit providers and SMEs in South Africa... 


Smallholder farmers in Rwanda receiving training in their fields as part of IDH’s approach to develop horticulture value chains
Making the case for a multipronged approach in scaling Africa’s Agri-sector
6th December 2023

By Dominic Strano – Investment Director of IDH Invest From November 18 to 20, the African Agri Investment Indaba (AAII) took place in Cape Town, South Africa, a key calendar event for agrifood... 


AfDB grants $33m to Mozambique to improve grid
6th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved a grant of $33.25-million to Mozambique to implement the Songo-Matambo electricity transport line project, during a meeting in Abidjan on December... 


Deadly attack spurs plea for Peru crackdown on unlicensed mines
6th December 2023 By: Bloomberg

Mining executives in Peru are imploring authorities to crack down on escalating violence by informal miners, which this weekend cost the lives of nine staff members of a large, legal gold mine.... 


Solar panels installed Shoprite's Centurion distribution warehouse
Opinion: Climate – lead, follow or get out of the way
6th December 2023

In this opinion article, Shoprite group sustainability manager Sanjeev Raghubir writes that conferences are necessary for progress on crucial issues facing humankind, but on the existential crisis... 


China to set up coal production reserve to stabilise prices
6th December 2023 By: Reuters

China will establish a back-up coal production system by 2027 to stabilise prices and secure coal supply, the state planner said on Wednesday, even as it aims to start phasing down coal use in the... 


Agbiz CEO Theo Boshoff
Agbiz optimistic about market expansion with addition of new Brics members
5th December 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With more countries to become members of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (Brics) grouping, the South African agricultural industry will seek to deepen trade with these countries,... 


Nashua Kopano launches non-line-of-sight fixed wireless solution
5th December 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Workspace solutions company Nashua Kopano has launched its fixed wireless technology solution called Hypersync that is designed for organisations located on sites without a clear line of sight to... 


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Exxaro, Council for Geoscience sign MoU to drive sustainability, decarbonisation
5th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diversified miner Exxaro Resources and South African national science council the Council for Geoscience (CGS) have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to drive sustainability and... 


Advanced Solar Asset Monitoring Critical to Track Energy Generated by Solar Assets in SA
5th December 2023

By Oliver Johnston, CEO at SOLINK South Africa is currently experiencing its very own energy revolution, inching further away from conventional energy practices towards more sustainable and... 


GreenYellow South Africa launches their Battery-as-a-Service solution for The Retailability Group
GreenYellow South Africa launches their Battery-as-a-Service solution for The Retailability Group
5th December 2023

South Africa is still in the midst of an energy crisis as the country has faced over 365 days of load shedding and has experienced devastating effects that have resulted in major impacts such as... 


Solar Power Africa set to showcase innovative solar plus storage solutions
5th December 2023

Any questions about solar power's ability to go head to head with traditional fuel sources will be addressed at the forthcoming Solar Power Africa conference.  Intermittency, reliability and... 


Western start-ups seek to break China's grip on rare earths refining
5th December 2023 By: Reuters

Start-up tech firms are racing to transform the way rare earths are refined for the clean energy transition, a push aimed at turbocharging the West's expansion into the niche sector that underpins... 


Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel
South African auto sector to produce first EVs in 2026, says Patel at launch of key White Paper
4th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic) on December 4 released the Electric Vehicles (EV) White Paper, as well as the Green Hydrogen Commercialisation Strategy final report.... 


China's economic growth is forecast to slow to 4.7% in 2024, compared with 5.2% this year.
BMI unpacks key mining, metal trends forecast for 2024
4th December 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Research agency BMI expects only a slight improvement to mineral and metals prices next year owing to continued weak demand in mainland China and overall global growth deceleration. Global growth... 


Omnia CEO Seelan Gobalsamy
Omnia's Gobalsamy joins the International Fertilizer Association board
4th December 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Global complementary chemical services company Omnia Group's CEO Seelan Gobalsamy has been appointed to the board of the International Fertilizer Association (IFA). The IFA has over 450 members... 


Transmission Grids - The pathways to African prosperity
4th December 2023

The importance of robust and efficient transmission grids in unlocking the full potential of African nations cannot be overstated. The Africa Energy Indaba is pleased to highlight the critical role... 


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Ramaphosa concerned developed countries not meeting climate funding obligations
4th December 2023 By: Sane Dhlamini

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed concern that the developed economies are still not meeting their obligations to support developing countries with the finance, technology and capacity... 


Senator Joe Manchin
Manchin slams Biden’s EV tax credit rules as soft on China
4th December 2023 By: Bloomberg

New rules from the Biden administration to limit a lucrative consumer tax credit for electric vehicles that contain ingredients from China and other foreign adversaries drew the wrath of Senator... 


Nine dead in Peru’s Poderosa mine after armed men raid
4th December 2023 By: Bloomberg

Nine people died and 15 were injured after a raid by a group of armed men in the Poderosa mine facilities in the province of Pataz, Peru, the Interior Ministry said in a statement late Saturday.... 


Mining's net fixed capital formation, shown in blue, must be boosted.
Greenfield investment lagging badly, mining’s contribution to economy halved
1st December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The growth of investment in fresh new greenfield mining projects is lagging badly and the contribution of the South African mining industry to the national economy has more than halved in the last... 


Seifsa president Elias Monage
Opinion: The collapse of the Steel Master Plan and disintegration of industry
1st December 2023

In this opinion article, Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) president Elias Monage writes about the importance of the steel industry and the challenges the... 


Transport Evolution West Africa: Debut Expo and Forum in Ghana Signals Regional Industry Growth
1st December 2023

The West African region presents a promising landscape for investment and partnerships aimed at advancing the transport and logistics industry. To foster more collaborations and drive further... 


A passenger carrying a bag next to a carousel with luggage
ACSA urges airline passengers to adhere to hand baggage regulations
1st December 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

With the high-demand Christmas season about to start, the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has called on airline passengers to adhere to the regulations regarding hand baggage (the bags that... 


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South Africa warns others not to go from electricity to darkness
1st December 2023 By: Bloomberg

One of the architects of South Africa’s groundbreaking deal with rich nations to move more quickly away from coal sounded a note of caution to other countries considering similar agreements.... 


Liquid C2, Google Cloud in Africa ink cloud, security technologies partnership MoU
1st December 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Pan-African technology group Liquid C2 and Google Cloud in Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a strategic partnership that will further enhance Liquid C2’s tailor-made cloud... 


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PRASA sets sights on big recovery in passenger trips by 2030
1st December 2023 By: Irma Venter

Like many other State-owned entities, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has had its share of scandals. Its board chairperson was fired following an investigation into abuse of PRASA... 


Iamge of Karpowership
Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme, South Africa – update
1st December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Karpowership has been confronted with a new challenge. 


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PRASA sets sights on big recovery in passenger trips by 2030
1st December 2023 By: Irma Venter

Like many other State-owned entities, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has had its share of scandals. Its board chairperson was fired following an investigation into abuse of PRASA... 


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Åland Energy Island Project, Finland
1st December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, Flexens and Lhyfe plan to develop large-scale hydrogen production on Åland.  


Tongaat BRPs publish proposed rescue plans
30th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

The business rescue practitioners (BRPs) of sugar company Tongaat Hulett have published updated business rescue plans for the company and its subsidiaries, Voermol Feeds and Tongaat Hulett Sugar... 


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