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R/$ = 14.61 Change: -0.08
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Memorable training that results in improved workplace activities

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th April 2021 The main focus of the Pragma Academy is to create courses and provide training that is memorable to our clients and value adding to their businesses. We work hard to ensure that learning is demonstrated through improved workplace activities and partner with our clients to measure this. Providing... 

6 things you can do improve your POPIA readiness

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th April 2021 In October 2020, the KnowBe4 and ITWeb online data protection survey found that when it comes to the preparedness of their organisation for POPIA compliance, just under one-third (30%) indicated they were well prepared, while 39% said they were “somewhat” ready, but more work needs to be done.... 

City of Cape Town sponsors conference and training programme to boost small businesses in tough times

8th April 2021 Helping SMMEs (small, medium and micro enterprises) to weather the current testing times and thrive beyond the Covid-19 crisis was the goal of the recent Smart Supplier Conference sponsored by the City of Cape Town in partnership with Smart Procurement World. This annual event, which is now in... 

Absa to train staff on cloud skills

By: Schalk Burger     8th April 2021 Financial services group Absa has launched a cloud incubator initiative in collaboration with cloud services multinational Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enhance the cloud computing skills across its operations in Africa. The cloud incubator initiative will equip more than 1 500 staff across Absa’s... 

Engen and Caring4Girls visit Tshedimosetso and Kanana Secondary schools

8th April 2021 On April 7th, 550 learners at Kanana Secondary School in Orkney in the North West Province and 323 female learners at Tshedimosetso Secondary in Klerksdorp received hygiene hampers, ensuring that the girl learners remain in school during their monthly cycles for the remainder of the year.  In... 

Enable safer machine intervention

8th April 2021 Everywhere you want to go with your Lockout/Tagout programme, Brady can guide and support you. Our complete Lockout/Tagout solution includes innovative padlocks with elaborate key planning, dedicated lockout devices, practical software and great services including energy control point... 

College introduces digital artisan training

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     2nd April 2021 In addition to the initial training of artisans, during which they are taught how to work with hand-held and power tools, artisan and mining skills training college Colliery Training College (CTC) has introduced Artisan 4.0 training. Although the need to carry and use physical tools will remain,... 

UK recognises Africa’s dynamism, restates commitments to global issues

By: Rebecca Campbell     2nd April 2021 In its recently published 2021 integrated review, the UK reaffirmed its commitments to multilateralism, international cooperation, free and fair trade, development, countering the effects of climate change, global health, and development. Titled ‘Global Britain: The Integrated Review of Security,... 

Ford donates R2.5m to bolster government’s Covid-19 surveillance system

By: Irma Venter     2nd April 2021 Ford South Africa has donated R2.5-million to help fund the enhancement of the National Occupational Health Surveillance System (OHSS), a programme implemented by the National Institute for Occupational Health (NIOH). The OHSS monitors workers in the public and private sectors using data supplied... 

How South Africa can unlock its exploration potential ­– Adrian Reynolds  

By: Martin Creamer     1st April 2021 Of four factors required to attract investment in exploration, economic and fiscal stability is the most important, says highly experienced geological and mining consultant and nonexecutive company director Adrian Reynolds. Reynolds spoke to Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview about the factors... 

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