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South Africa’s water availability on the edge
8th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Various factors can lead to a rapid decline in South Africa’s water availability, according to Water and Sanitation Deputy Minister David Mahlobo, who reiterated the need to diversify the water... 


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Rainmaker Marketing releases Western Cape Property Market Report
5th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Western Cape enjoys the lion’s share of semigration activity in South Africa and, as a result, has to cater to the shift in the market’s needs, says global property and lifestyle marketing... 


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Nersa approves revised NRS electricity loadshedding code of practice
5th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The National Rationalised Specifications (NRS) Association of South Africa has announced the approval of the NRS 048-9, Edition 3, Electricity Supply – Quality of Supply: Code of Practice (NRS CoP)... 


Schneider Electric's new GoPact Moulded Case Circuit Breaker
Schneider launches entry-level circuit breakers for basic applications
5th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Energy management and automation group Schneider Electric has launched two new entry-level market products – the GoPact Moulded Case Circuit Breaker (MCCB) and the Manual Transfer Switch (MTS).... 


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Cesa emphasises Infrastructure Indaba’s significance
5th April 2024

Industry body Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) CEO Chris Campbell emphasised the significance of the Cesa Infrastructure Indaba, which was held in Cape Town on March 19 and 20. “As we... 


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Miner eyes further growth in Zimbabwe
5th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

In its constant drive to increase its representation and relevance in the country’s mining sector, Zimbabwe-focused explorer, developer and miner Caledonia Mining Corporation has changed its mining... 


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Regional growth prospects remain positive
5th April 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Long-term growth prospects in West Africa remain positive, says security research organisation the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), with the scenarios emerging from its African Futures and... 


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Role of gas in SA’s future energy mix under intense scrutiny
5th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Given South Africa’s ongoing energy crisis, there remains much debate around whether gas should be included in the future energy mix and, if so, how much. Advocates argue that the fossil fuel is a... 


Liquid C2, partners combine forces to create safer, more productive digital experience
5th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Pan-African technology group Liquid Intelligent Technologies business Liquid C2 is collaborating with global technology leader Google Cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) company Anthropic to... 


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Gauteng Rapid Rail Integrated Network extension project, South Africa – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Much of the initial work for Phase 1 has been completed. 


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Natrium reactor demonstration project, US – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Nonnuclear construction is expected to start this year. 


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Role of gas in SA’s future energy mix under intense scrutiny
5th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Given South Africa’s ongoing energy crisis, there remains much debate around whether gas should be included in the future energy mix and, if so, how much. Advocates argue that the fossil fuel is a... 


Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi
Labour dept to launch new programme to tackle unemployment
4th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi on April 4 announced that the Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) would launching a new Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) Labour Activation... 


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Microsoft taking principles-based, collaborative approach to responsible AI
4th April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Information technology multinational Microsoft has set out principles for the responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI) and has developed the second version of its responsible AI standards... 


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... 


Always Moving: Engen launches new B2B brand positioning
Always Moving: Engen launches new B2B brand positioning
4th April 2024

Engen, a leading energy and solutions partner committed to enriching lives for a sustainable future, has launched its new business-to-business (B2B) brand positioning to solidify the company as the... 


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IRP 2023 could reset South Africa’s social and economic woes if implemented correctly
4th April 2024

By ACTOM Business Development Executive Mamiki Matlawa   The Draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2023 has faced criticism from some quarters for having gaps in its roadmap to shaping a... 


At the ceremony confirming the selection of a preferred bidder for the Port of East London water desalination project are (from left): Norland Construction’s Jarl Heurlin, Impact Water Solutions’ Patrice Boyer, TNPA acting CEO Phyllis Difeto and Port of East London manager Sphiwe Mthembu
TNPA moves ahead with R60m seawater desalination project at Port of East London
3rd April 2024 By: Terence Creamer

South Africa’s State-owned Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has awarded a R60-million contract for the construction of a water desalination plant at the Port of East London, the country’s... 


China’s coal price slump likely to persist until start of summer
China’s coal price slump likely to persist until start of summer
3rd April 2024 By: Reuters

Chinese coal prices are likely to keep falling until the start of the peak summer season, suppressing imports of the fossil fuel and taking a toll on the country’s miners. The country’s benchmark... 


IEA executive director Dr Fatih Birol
IEA strengthens collaboration with climate leaders as more commitments take shape
3rd April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

After nearly 200 countries made major energy commitments at the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, the International Energy Agency (IEA) is taking a leading role in ensuring these promises are... 


Coal station
South Africa coal-plant closure delays risk thousands of deaths
3rd April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Delays to the planned closures of coal-fired power plants proposed by South Africa’s energy department could result in thousands of deaths from air pollution and lead to billions of dollars of... 


Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
Mantashe names South African National Petroleum Company board, interim CEO
3rd April 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The inaugural board of the South African National Petroleum Company (SANPC) has been announced by Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe, who also confirmed Godfrey Moagi as the... 


InfraCo Africa invests $12m to scale up solar irrigation offering in sub-Saharan Africa
2nd April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Sub-Saharan African private sustainable infrastructure project developer InfraCo Africa has made a $12-million equity investment in climate-smart agriculture equipment company SunCulture to scale... 


African food sustainability needs greener production, less waste, PwC study shows
2nd April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Greener food production methods and the avoidance of food waste are required to future-proof Africa’s food supply and to meet the expected future demand for nutrition in a sustainable way, says... 


Precise planning, clear goals and optimization key to Air Products’ Supply Chain success
Precise planning, clear goals and optimization key to Air Products’ Supply Chain success
2nd April 2024

As one of the leading manufacturers of industrial gas, Air Products has established a successful supply chain strategy, crafted from  industry experience, best practice and knowledge sharing by... 


Clean energy company implements renewable energy system for major agri business
2nd April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African clean energy infrastructure development and operation company Blue Energy Africa has highlighted its implementation of hybrid solar and battery energy systems for a major Western Cape... 


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Regulations need to adapt to evolving industry – drone specialist
29th March 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

A collaborative approach between industry authority the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) and drone operators is critical in further easing regulations for new and existing drone... 


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Coal mining remains important
29th March 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

A prosperous future for the coal mining industry in South Africa depends on public and private sector parties tapping into its vast coal reserves, and power generation processes by State-owned... 


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Important milestone
29th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The passing of the Electricity Regulation Act (ERA) by the National Assembly earlier this month represents a significant milestone in the ongoing evolution and reform of South Africa’s struggling... 


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Gautrain Management Agency chief speaks on extension plans, service enhancements
29th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) is re-engineering the company for full commercialisation while undertaking extension plans and pursuing enhancements for the Gautrain system, with many of these... 


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Barakah nuclear power plant, United Arab Emirates – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit for of the nuclear power plant has been has been successfully connected to the grid. 


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Gautrain Management Agency chief speaks on extension plans, service enhancements
29th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) is re-engineering the company for full commercialisation while undertaking extension plans and pursuing enhancements for the Gautrain system, with many of these... 


Nigeria to grant mining licences only to companies that process locally
28th March 2024 By: Reuters

Nigeria will only grant new mining licences to companies that present a plan on how minerals would be processed locally, under new guidelines being developed, a government spokesperson confirmed on... 


City of Cape Town CFO Kevin Jacoby, Finance MMC Siseko Mbandezi, Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis and city manager Lungelo Mbandazayo
Cape Town tables R76.4bn budget; infrastructure spending at R12.1bn
28th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis has tabled a R76.4-billion draft budget for the city for the 2024/25 financial year. The budget proposes record infrastructure investment of R12.1-billion for the... 


Minister in The Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni
Release of Gas Master Plan approved at Cabinet’s last official meeting ahead of May poll
28th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Cabinet approved the publication of the long-awaited Gas Master Plan for public comment during what was the last formal meeting of the executive ahead of the May 29 election. However, Minister in... 


Xia Hesheng, president of Huawei Digital Power Sub-Saharan Africa Region
Huawei pledges to work with partners to build a new era of solar
28th March 2024

Supplied by Huawei Digital Power Sub-Saharan Africa Region Huawei Digital Power this week held its Huawei FusionSolar Forum & Partner Summit 2024 in Johannesburg, South Africa. During the summit,... 


Innovation Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne
Canada introduces tougher security reviews of foreign investments
28th March 2024 By: Reuters

Canada has introduced tougher national security reviews of proposed foreign investments in sensitive sectors to enable it to quickly spot potentially problematic deals, the government said on... 


white chickens
Chicken industry needs no tariff rebates because there is no shortage, Sapa stresses
27th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Executives from the South African Poultry Association (Sapa) met with Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel last week to discuss, among other matters, tariff rebates on chicken... 


A coal-fired power plant operated by Eskom
Draft IRP 2023 lacks environmental, health, climate commitments, says Life After Coal
27th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Coal phase-out campaign the Life After Coal Campaign, in its comments on the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2023, said the plan has fundamental flaws and expressed skepticism in the plan's... 


Metso brings Concorde flotation cell technology to Africa
Metso brings Concorde flotation cell technology to Africa
27th March 2024

Process and optimisation company Metso has brought its Concorde flotation cell technology to Africa for the first time. Mining Weekly recently attended the launch of the first Concorde cells in... 


Telkom forms new technology committee
27th March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

JSE-listed telecommunications group Telkom has established a technology committee to boost technology strategies. According to an update to shareholders on Sens on Wednesday, the new Technology... 


CoJ Executive Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda
CoJ officially launches water security strategy
27th March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The City of Johannesburg (CoJ) has officially launched its Water Security Strategy to connect to existing strategies and policies to offer an aligned approach to water security and provide a... 


Fuelling Industrial Success: The Undeniable Benefits of Premium Base Oils
Fuelling Industrial Success: The Undeniable Benefits of Premium Base Oils
26th March 2024

In the realm of industrial operations, where precision is paramount, and reliability is non-negotiable, one component’s importance should never be underestimated ­– lubricants. These fluids are... 


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