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Solar PV panels installed at the Engen Meadowridge fuel station
Solar PV panels rolled out at 150 Engen fuel stations in Southern Africa
11th June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Solar power provider SolarSaver, which serves as fuel retailer Engen's official solar provider, has installed solar PV systems at 150 Engen Petroleum fuel stations across Botswana, Namibia and... 


A coal-fired power station
Civil society coalition emphasises need for accountability, transparency, equity to achieve a ‘fair’ just transition
10th June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

A coalition of civil society organisations from Indonesia, Senegal, South Africa and Vietnam on June 10 launched their ‘Principles for a Fair Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP)’, which... 


soldiers in front of helicopter
AAD expected to yield significant economic, educational value once again
10th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Speaking at a preliminary event marking 100 days until the next Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) trade exhibition and airshow, which will take place from September 18 to 22, Defence and Military... 


Image of Tshwane city manager Johann Mettler and DWS DDG for water and sanitation Services Dr Risimati Mathye
City of Tshwane, DWS sign an MoU to address water constraints
10th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The City of Tshwane (CoT) and the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) have formalised a strategic partnership through a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to tackle the city’s water challenges.... 


Going solar is not just about load-shedding
Going solar is not just about load-shedding
10th June 2024

Author: Ahmed Motara, Business Development Lead at Solana Energy While the rapid rollout of rooftop solar energy in South Africa has largely been driven by extended, crippling stages of... 


Forge Strategic Partnerships and Drive Collaborative Initiatives at the Infrastructure Africa Business Forum 2024
10th June 2024

The Infrastructure Africa Business Forum, set to convene on 16 – 17 July 2024 in Cape Town,  promises more than just insightful discussions on infrastructure development; it offers unparalleled... 


Willem Strydom, Business Development Electronics Manager at SEW-EURODRIVE
SEW-EURODRIVE closes the loop with complete panel solutions
10th June 2024

In addition to its quality range of geared motors and related solutions, SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa is ‘closing the loop’ of products by offering customers electrical control panels as part of the... 


Moving from sustainability compliance to impact
Moving from sustainability compliance to impact
10th June 2024

ESG Africa Conference and the National Business Initiative (NBI) partnered to hold the inaugural Chief Sustainability Forum in late April 2024 hosted by Alexforbes.  “The forum is aimed at helping... 


taxi rank
Lack of public transportation integration undermining service delivery
7th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

A lack of proper integration with regard to urban public transportation systems has led to inefficiencies and duplications, with some routes and areas being overserved while others suffer from a... 


An image showing Kropz's Elandsfontein mine
ARC portfolio companies demonstrate resilience in challenging conditions
7th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed African Rainbow Capital (ARC) Investments says that, despite an unfavourable macroeconomic environment for the quarter ended March 31, several portfolio companies have demonstrated... 


Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
7th June 2024

By Faith Waithaka, Cloud and Service Provider Segment Sales Lead: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric According to research group,  McKinsey & Company, data centres are fast becoming an... 


Business profitability can be maximised by adopting proactive consulting and maintenance contracts
7th June 2024

By Nontu Mkhize, Offer Marketing Manager at Schneider Electric Facilities often neglect services and after-sales support until they face operational issues, highlighting the need to shift focus to... 


Image of the Port of Cape Town
Cape Town calls for private-sector intervention as port ranks worst in the world
7th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

According to the newly published World Bank Container Port Performance Index, the Port of Cape Town has been identified as the worst performing port in the world. It is joined in the bottom 16 of... 


public tranport bus in Johannesburg
Public transportation evolution not happening fast enough, Unitrans says
7th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Despite the Department of Transport’s (DoT’s) long-standing vision to achieve seamless integration of all modal public transport operations to ensure that it is more efficient, affordable, safe and... 


SOLARAFRICA at Nampo 2024
SOLARAFRICA at Nampo 2024
7th June 2024

SOLARAFRICA commercial head Brandon Horn shares the energy struggles of farmers visiting the company’s stand at Nampo 2024, which was held from May 14 to 17, near Bothaville, in the Free State, and... 


Image of Suppple CEO Professor Eldrid Jordaan
Suppple launches AI health bot for AU member States
7th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Cape Town- and London-based technology company Suppple launched an AI health bot at Africa Health ExCon, held in Egypt this month. Suppple says the health bot will provide digital healthcare... 


Engen’s partnership with RBS boosts local enterprise development
Engen’s partnership with RBS boosts local enterprise development
7th June 2024

June 6th, 2024. Engen recently handed over the keys to a new truck to Resegofetse Business Solutions (RBS) that will enhance the 100% Black women-owned enterprise’s service capability along the... 


South Africa pioneered hydrogen haul truck.
World Hydrogen alerted to benefit of South Africa’s zero-emission hydrogen haul truck
7th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

One hydrogen haul truck eliminates the deleterious carbon emissions of the equivalent of 700 cars, First Mode global hydrogen sourcing director James Betts highlighted during this week’s World... 


Image of Dartcom headquarters
Quality, design key to taking fibre to underserved markets
7th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Underserved, low income and rural areas are the next frontier for fibre network operators; however to ensure high quality fibre connectivity is viable for these regions, quality components and... 


Image of an automated machine health monitoring system from SKF
Automated machine health monitoring improves efficiency
7th June 2024

Automated machine health monitoring improves efficiency The ever-increasing demand for consumer goods means that machinery on mines and in manufacturing plants are required to operate more... 


An image of Steve Mallaby
Company uses card mechanism to incentivise safety
7th June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

To address a multitude of workforce challenges, financial services company adumo Payouts advocates for the adoption by employers of behaviour-enhancing incentivisation for employees, and increased... 


An image of Mark Anderson
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... 


An image of a bridge being built over a canyon
Cost-effective corrosion technology excels in harsh climates
7th June 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Corrosion control specialist Cortec’s migrating corrosion inhibitors (MCIs) technology offers a cost-effective solution to extend structural service life in high-temperature areas, such as those in... 


Core sample from the Khemisset project
Khemisset potash project, Morocco – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Emmerson is working on getting environmental approval for the project. 


Drill core from Canyon Coal's Gugulethu mine
Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Things are going according to plan at the Gugulethu mine project. 


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Long-term thinking key to managing South Africa’s mine water challenge
7th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

While South Africa has made considerable strides in addressing mine water challenges, several areas require improvement and focus to ensure that the country continues on a positive trajectory and... 


MTN Group calls for harmonised regulations in Africa to accelerate digital investment
7th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The acceleration of digital investment across Africa could be boosted by harmonising regulations, and MTN Group president and CEO Ralph Mupita is urging governments to consider this. Harmonised and... 


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Long-term thinking key to managing South Africa’s mine water challenge
7th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

While South Africa has made considerable strides in addressing mine water challenges, several areas require improvement and focus to ensure that the country continues on a positive trajectory and... 


Medshield Medical Scheme Executive for New Business Development Glen Sikosana
Enhancing healthcare access for mining employees - A Medshield perspective
7th June 2024

At the heart of South Africa's mining industry – a cornerstone of the nation's economy – lies a crucial need often overshadowed: healthcare. 


Revolutionising corrosion protection: The power of Belzona’s innovative solutions
Revolutionising corrosion protection: The power of Belzona’s innovative solutions
7th June 2024

Corrosion is an insidious enemy of industrial assets, silently deteriorating structures, machinery and equipment across a range of industries. Whether it is the pipelines in an oil refinery, the... 


Schematic of nuclear power plant
Nuclear power plant project, Poland – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Japan's Toshiba has signed a memorandum of understanding with two Polish companies to explore collaboration in equipment supply and maintenance services. 


Member of the European Parliament Hildegard Bentele
Greater investment needed to ensure the success of Europe's CRMA
6th June 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Greater investment in both technology and skills is needed in Europe to ensure the successful implementation of the Critical Raw Materials Act (CRMA), Member of the European Parliament Hildegard... 


SAWEA CEO Niveshen Govender.
SAWEA, Germany's BWE partner to stimulate wind energy investment
6th June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Industry organisation the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) and the German Wind Energy Association (Bundesverband Windenergie or BWE) signed a memorandum of understanding on June 6 with... 


Image of the Volvo hydrogen truck
Volvo to launch trucks with combustion engines that run on hydrogen
6th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Volvo Trucks says it is developing trucks with combustion engines that run on hydrogen. On-road tests will begin in 2026, and the global commercial launch is planned towards the end of this decade. 


South Africa’s telecoms companies face significant consumer sentiment challenges
6th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The latest South African Telecommunications Sentiment Index, undertaken by PwC South Africa in collaboration with DataEQ, has revealed that the local telecommunications industry continues to face... 


NOA Trading CEO Andrew Taylor
NOA helps Tronox decarbonise its South African operations with 25-yr energy supply agreement
6th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Local integrated energy company NOA Group Holdings has entered into a 25-year energy supply agreement with NYSE-listed titanium dioxide pigment manufacturer Tronox Holdings for its South African... 


Integrated Pump Technology is a leading provider of dewatering pump solutions in South and sub-Saharan Africa
Underpinning mining operations in Africa with pumping solutions
6th June 2024

Integrated Pump Technology is significantly enhancing mining operations across South and sub-Saharan Africa through its innovative pumping solutions and strategic distributor partnerships. The... 


Belgium's King Philippe and Namibian President Ngangolo Mbumba on a site visit at the Cleanenergy Solutions green hydrogen project in Namibia
Namibia’s audacious plan to become a global green hydrogen hub
6th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Early in May, King Philippe of Belgium was on the edge of the Namib desert to inaugurate a project that aims to help decarbonize European industry, and which might just enable one of Africa’s... 


Antofagasta signs $1.5bn investment deal for water transport system in Chile mine
6th June 2024 By: Reuters

London-listed Antofagasta on Wednesday signed a $1.5-billion investment deal to improve water supply at its Chile mining operations. The deal, signed with a firm owned by Madrid-based Almar Water... 


Engen Fleet image
Trucking, transport sectors key focus area for Engen
6th June 2024

The transport sector plays a pivotal role in the South African economy. Without trucks on our roads, South Africa stops moving. The trucking and transport sector is therefore a key focus sector for... 


PGM-linked hydrogen peroxide generator.
Platinum group metal poised to help protect world from growing water pollution threat
5th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metal (PGM) is once again coming to the fore as a mineral resource that goes the extra mile in protecting a threatened global environment. The latest indispensable commodity that is... 


Plastics: An unsung hero in environmental protection
Plastics: An unsung hero in environmental protection
5th June 2024

As global awareness about the environment reaches its peak during June when World Environment Day and World Ocean Day are celebrated, it is crucial to highlight the often-overlooked benefits of... 


A person holding a stack of banknotes
Unctad outlines reforms to avoid impending global public debt crisis
5th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Global body UN Trade and Development (Unctad) has urged action to deal with the alarming surge of global debt and proposed reforms to international finance systems to safeguard “a prosperous future... 


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