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Tshwane’s first separation-at-source project in a public space signals success
17th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

A separation-at-source recycling campaign, called S@S, at Tshwane’s public Fountains Valley Resort – a collaboration between the City of Tshwane and producer responsibility organisation Petco – is... 


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Tech expertise shortage in junior mining
17th May 2024 By: Lynne Davies

There is a shortage of expertise in the specialised domain of junior mining – a situation that is compounded by South Africa’s so-called brain drain, as skilled professionals seek jobs elsewhere,... 


INDISPENSABLE OPPORTUNITY
The Machine Tools Africa expo aims to be an indispensable gathering for all stakeholders in the engineering and manufacturing industries
Machine Tools Africa to play crucial role in education, skills development
17th May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The upcoming Machine Tools Africa 2024 exhibition will serve as a comprehensive platform for showcasing the latest innovations in machine tools and related technologies. It also plays a crucial... 


Industry organisation eagerly anticipates Machine Tools Africa event
17th May 2024

With a few days to go until the 2024 iteration of the Machine Tools Africa event, to be held from May 21 to 24 at the Nasrec showgrounds, in Johannesburg, industry organisation Machine Tools... 


Combustion Technology
Combustion Technology
17th May 2024

As the market leader in oil and gas burners and boiler installations, Combustion Technology strives to provide world-class, environment-friendly solutions to meet any combustion and heating... 


Higher Education & Training DDG Zukile Mvalo
PGM-boosted green hydrogen backed by resolute South African govt's commitment
16th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The production of green hydrogen, which is most effectively generated when catalysed by platinum group metals (PGMs), has profound economic and social implications, including job creation, skills... 


 Establishing a skilled Mozambican economy
Establishing a skilled Mozambican economy
16th May 2024

By Mark Marucchi, General Manager, Schneider Electric Mozambique Mozambique is set for some exciting growth in the coming years.  In fact, according to the Mozambican government, the southeast... 


Eskom joins SAWEA’s EnergyDRIVE to promote renewable power technologies in Mpumalanga schools
Eskom joins SAWEA’s EnergyDRIVE to promote renewable power technologies in Mpumalanga schools
16th May 2024

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), Eskom, Danish Embassy and the Durban University of Technology (DUT) have joined hands to promote renewable power technologies and provide career... 


ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa
ANC walks political tightrope over coal plant shutdowns
16th May 2024 By: Reuters

In a ward where South Africa's governing African National Congress won handily in local elections three years ago, party campaign worker Poppy Vilakazi has been getting a decidedly frosty reception... 


Empowering prosperity - social labour planning for inclusive workforce development
Empowering prosperity - social labour planning for inclusive workforce development
16th May 2024

By Jacques Farmer, Managing Director at PRISMA Training For mining companies, Social Labour Planning (SLP) should be more than a tick-box exercise when applying for a mining licence. If approached... 


Ensuring food security in South Africa through enhanced cybersecurity for farmers
Ensuring food security in South Africa through enhanced cybersecurity for farmers
16th May 2024

Technology has improved productivity, efficiency, and communication in every industry across the globe, and agriculture is no exception. Once considered a traditionally low-tech industry, the... 


Amazon’s launch in SA reinforces country’s position as investor-friendly destination
Amazon’s launch in SA reinforces country’s position as investor-friendly destination
16th May 2024

The recent launch of Amazon.co.za in South Africa goes far beyond providing customers in the country with a new online experience. While retail and e-commerce disruptions are inevitable, Amazon’s... 


The Silent Threat in the Workplace: Is your business safe from electrical hazards?
The Silent Threat in the Workplace: Is your business safe from electrical hazards?
16th May 2024

Every year, R7 billion is paid out by the Compensation Fund and Rand Mutual Assurance to address occupational injuries and diseases in South Africa. This statistic highlights the pressing need for... 


CHIETA CEO Yershen Pillay
State mining training authority backing green hydrogen skills centre creation
15th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

“We’re very excited to announce that we’ll be establishing the first centre of specialisation of green hydrogen skills,” South Africa’s Chemical Industries Education and Training Authority (CHIETA)... 


Machine Tools Africa highlights latest IT and Software for manufacturing market
Machine Tools Africa highlights latest IT and Software for manufacturing market
15th May 2024

New technological developments have thrust the local machine tools industry into a novel growth phase. The incorporation of automation and intelligent functions, as well as CNC machines for... 


Stellantis assembly-plant site being readied for construction – dtic
Stellantis assembly-plant site being readied for construction – dtic
15th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has started to prepare the site at the Coega Special Economic Zone for the construction of the new Stellantis vehicle-assembly plant, says the Department of... 


Coffee beans in a cup
Absa partnering with development finance agency to help East African coffee farmers
15th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African banking group Absa and the International Finance Corporation (IFC – part of the World Bank group) will jointly provide a commodity trade finance facility, worth up to $60-million, to... 


An automotive component factory in the TASEZ
Tshwane Automotive SEZ celebrates training of first cohort of youth
15th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (TASEZ) on May 14 celebrated the first cohort of 526 local youths trained in safety, health, environment and quality to participate in different parts... 


Industry leaders to deliver World Class seminars at Machine Tools Africa
Industry leaders to deliver World Class seminars at Machine Tools Africa
15th May 2024

Industry leaders from across the manufacturing and machine tools market will deliver a programme of world-class, free-to-attend seminars at Machine Tools Africa 2024, taking place at the Expo... 


The Mandela Peace Prize coin placed underneath the keel
Construction of new TNPA multipurpose vessel kicks off
14th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

A keel-laying ceremony has marked the beginning of construction of a new multipurpose vessel that will increase the marine fleet availability for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in Cape... 


The new energy landscape in Africa and youthful potential – the time for incremental change is over
The new energy landscape in Africa and youthful potential – the time for incremental change is over
14th May 2024

By Ifeanyi Odoh, Country President, Schneider Electric East Africa The world is becoming increasingly electrified and with this comes challenges and opportunities. It is a time that sees countries... 


Promoting health and safety on construction sites: A vital commitment
Promoting health and safety on construction sites: A vital commitment
14th May 2024

In the wake of a recent construction site tragedy in George where a building collapse resulted in injuries and loss of life, the imperative of prioritising health and safety protocols on... 


Glencore Coal launches Australia apprenticeship progamme
Glencore Coal launches Australia apprenticeship progamme
14th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Glencore Australia has announced the opening of its 2025 apprenticeship programme for applications, inviting aspiring candidates to apply for an opportunity or skills development and hands-on... 


From left, CHIETA CEO Yersen Pillay, Higher Education and Training Department DDG Zukile Mvalo, and Nedbank CIB Head of Infrastructure, Energy and Telecommunications Mike Peo.
Green energy presenting South Africa with massive reindustrialisation chance – Nedbank
13th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Green electrons and green molecules are presenting South Africa with a massive opportunity to reindustrialise, Nedbank CIB head of infrastructure, energy and telecommunications Mike Peo told the... 


EWSETA CEO Mpho Mookapele
EWSETA, partners to advance women in electrical, renewable energy fields in Limpopo
13th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA), the US Agency for International Development (USAID) – in support of Power Africa, a US government-led partnership – and the... 


UJ becomes Project Management Institute’s first academic partner
13th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Project Management Institute (PMI) has announced the addition of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) to its list of authorised training partners (ATP). With this, UJ becomes PMI’s first... 


Rising commercial crimes in South Africa highlight the need for effective risk mitigation strategies
Rising commercial crimes in South Africa highlight the need for effective risk mitigation strategies
13th May 2024

The rising number of commercial crimes in South Africa demands immediate attention from businesses across the country. By implementing thorough employee vetting processes and robust internal... 


Construction industry: The right software delivers greater ROI and much more
Construction industry: The right software delivers greater ROI and much more
10th May 2024 By: Dimpho Madiba

The uncertainty and risk involved in complex construction projects can typically lead to cost overruns, delays and quality issues which, in turn, lead to the low profit margins the sector is... 


Transferable skills and local investment: Unpacking the Green Hydrogen Ecosystem with CWP Global and YamnaCo. Ltd
Transferable skills and local investment: Unpacking the Green Hydrogen Ecosystem with CWP Global and YamnaCo. Ltd
10th May 2024

Have you heard? Green hydrogen, the brand-spanking new green molecule might just be the solution to the global energy crisis. As a green fuel alternative for the shipping, aviation, and transport... 


61% of organisations report cloud security incidents, up from 24% a year ago
10th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Cybersecurity firm Check Point Software Technologies' ‘2024 Cloud Security Report’ shows a critical surge in cloud security incidents, with 61% of organisations reporting significant disruptions,... 


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Diversified miner focuses on community upskilling
10th May 2024

Johannesburg-headquartered diversified resources investment company Menar’s subsidiaries are prioritising youth empowerment through providing skills training, learnerships, internships and... 


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Virtual training key to cost-effective skills development
10th May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

The mining industry is increasingly turning to virtual reality (VR) training to equip employees with essential skills in a simulated environment that mimics real-life conditions while reducing... 


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Better policing required in fire industry – manufacturer
10th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Fire suppression systems manufacturer and distributor Fire and Security Techniques (FST) advocates that national compliance and industry specific regulations be strictly monitored and adhered to.... 


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Latest safety tech, services to be showcased at Firexpo 2024
10th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Events management company Specialised Exhibitions – a division of Montgomery Group – says that this year’s Firexpo will provide the fire protection, and health and safety industries, with... 


An image of mining consultants at a site
Hosted learnerships allow for collaborative skills development
10th May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Hosted learnerships play a crucial role in addressing the skills gap in the mining sector, particularly in areas with high unemployment rates, by upskilling local talent, providing additional... 


Slipping influence
10th May 2024 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

Africa may be the world’s poorest continent – hosting 33 of the 46 economies designated by the United Nations (UN) as the least developed – but it remains the target of courtship by the major... 


Conditions still challenging, but contractors report noticeable uptick – MBA North
10th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

Last year was one of the most challenging years the Master Builders Association (MBA) North has ever experienced, with many of its long-standing members entering business rescue or closing their... 


High cellphone penetration rate positions continent to leverage 4IR technologies
10th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Africa has an advantage when leveraging ever-developing Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies to overcome the deficits created by a lack of infrastructure and geographical distances: its... 


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Delba’s Field Services: Your trusted onsite solution for all electrical rotating equipment problems
10th May 2024

Electrical rotating equipment is the workhorse of modern industrial operations, powering a wide range of machinery across various sectors. However, like any complex mechanical system, electrical... 


LOCATION MAP OF THE LINDI JUMBO PROJECT
Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Walkabout Resources has confirmed that ore has successfully advanced through the concentrating circuit to produce an unscreened wet concentrate. 


Vian Smit
Personality affects susceptibility of people to cybercrime
8th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Personality type is a major factor in people’s vulnerability to cybercrime, a Stellenbosch University (SU) researcher has established. People with an “agreeable” personality were more vulnerable... 


Welcome Wessie receives BULL training in India
Welcome Wessie receives BULL training in India
7th May 2024

As Babcock and its new backhoe and skid steer loader principal, BULL, continue to forge strong ties to ensure customer satisfaction, Welcome Wessie, Babcock’s training officer, together with two... 


Engen Community Computer School upskills another 73 South Durban residents
Engen Community Computer School upskills another 73 South Durban residents
7th May 2024

Another 73 South Durban community members have graduated from the Engen Community Computer School, after completing its four-month intensive training programme, which has equipped them with... 


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