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Supporting women who have stood their ground in STEM careers
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Pinpoint Stewards will be hosting the 3rd Annual Women and Leadership conference for women in Engineering, Infrastructure and Innovation, under the theme: develop, unite and empower.  Hosted at the... 

Dutoit Group family business celebrates 130 years of fresh produce
Updated 6 hours ago By: Schalk Burger

Agricultural investment company Dutoit Group is celebrating its 130th anniversary. The group was started in 1883 by Gysbertus du Toit planting the first fruit trees on Kromfontein Farm, in the... 

WIOCC-MDCS Skills Academy partnership delivers ICT skills to underprivileged learners in South Africa
5th December 2023

WIOCC Group, Africa’s converged open-access digital infrastructure leader, is helping underprivileged learners, particularly unemployed females and disabled learners in deprived parts of South... 

The HVAC facilities at the Eastgate Shopping Centre in Gauteng are being upgraded to ensure greater energy and water efficiency
Concor in complex HVAC installation at Eastgate
5th December 2023

To allow Eastgate Shopping Centre in Gauteng to upgrade its heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) facilities for greater energy and water efficiency, Concor is carefully strengthening... 

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.... 

Procurement evolves from a dog-eat-dog world to empowering underdogs, collaborating with suppliers, and caring for the environment and communities
4th December 2023

The ongoing evolution of procurement has seen the profession develop from a back-office function to a driver of business strategy. It has also shifted from a competitive dog-eat-dog arena - where... 

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Bigger and better Pinetown premises beneficial for First Cut and its customers
4th December 2023

The Pinetown branch of First Cut, a leading South African provider of cutting, welding and grinding consumables and equipment, has seen substantial benefits from its move into new premises. These... 

SMS group to build new electric arc furnace for SSAB for fossil-free steel production
1st December 2023

SMS group has secured the contract from Nordic steelmaker SSAB to engineer, deliver and construct a new electric arc furnace (EAF) for steelmaking at SSAB’s site in Oxelösund, Sweden.  The scope of... 

Momentum Investments Research Hive research strategist Professor Evan Gilbert
Momentum sponsors machine learning in finance research chair with Stellenbosch University
1st December 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Investment management company Momentum Investments has established the Momentum Investments Research Chair for research into machine learning (ML) in finance in conjunction with Stellenbosch... 

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Platform facilitates information sharing
1st December 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Project, engineering, and construction management consulting firm SSG Consulting is positioning its business intelligence software platform KEY360, designed for project management and business... 

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Policy changes attract investment
1st December 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Recent mining policy reforms in Malawi aim to facilitate the sustainable development of the country’s mining industry and mining practices as well as reap the “full benefits” of the country’s vast... 

Report shows uptick in truck collisions
1st December 2023 By: Irma Venter

The 2023 Webfleet Road Safety Report shows a jump in collisions involving trucks this year, at 1 313 incidents, compared with 1 252 collisions in 2022. The survey for the report was conducted... 

New African export
1st December 2023 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

I’m in mourning as I pen this piece – it’s only hours after my beloved Bafana Bafana’s 2-0 defeat by football nonentity Rwanda in a qualifier for the 2026 World Cup tournament, to be hosted by... 

ENS executive consultant Willem le Roux
ENS seminar shares insights with legal community, health and safety practitioners
30th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Law firm ENS held a two-day mine and occupational health and safety seminar and webinar on November 21 and 22, during which it shared expert insight and legal knowledge of mine and general... 

Community leaders and Engen join hands to strengthen collaboration
Community leaders and Engen join hands to strengthen collaboration
29th November 2023

South Durban Basin community leaders joined Engen employees in a Stakeholder Engagement workshop in November to further strengthen the relationship between Engen and the local community. The... 

Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers hosts 19th Annual General Meeting
Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers hosts 19th Annual General Meeting
29th November 2023

The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers (SAPPMA) successfully convened its 19th Annual General Meeting on November 22, 2023, at the Plastics SA auditorium in Midrand. The event showcased... 

Lack of skills should not become a constraint for mining sector recovery – Mvalo
24th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Department of Higher Education and Training deputy director-general Zukile Mvalo has stressed the importance of ensuring that a lack of skills does not become a constraint for the recovery and... 

Hard hats
Mine closure assistance needed to prevent dying towns
24th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Corporate governance advocacy foundation Bench Marks Foundation chief researcher David van Wyk has said there is a gap in the Mining Qualifications Authority's (MQA's) training in terms of... 

Fuchs Lubricants launched the Titan GT1 Flex C23, the Titan Cargo Maxx II and the Titan Adblue at this year’s Automechanica
Supplier launches innovative lubricant solutions at Automechanika
24th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

After careful consideration and customer engagement, innovative lubricant solutions supplier Fuchs Lubricants South Africa launched the TITAN FT1 Flex C23, the TITAN CARGO MAXX II and the TITAN... 

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Prosecutions coupled with zero-tolerance culture key to fighting SA’s corruption scourge
24th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Corruption has long been an unhappy and increasingly harmful feature of the South African political, economic and business landscape. The extreme scale of this insidious problem came into sharp... 

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TÜV SÜD awards first ISO 19443 certificate in South Africa to Allweld Nuclear & Industrial
24th November 2023

In a first for TÜV SÜD South Africa, ISO 19443 certification, a quality management standard specific to the nuclear industry, has been attained by engineering solutions company Allweld Nuclear and... 

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Prosecutions coupled with zero-tolerance culture key to fighting SA’s corruption scourge
24th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Corruption has long been an unhappy and increasingly harmful feature of the South African political, economic and business landscape. The extreme scale of this insidious problem came into sharp... 

South Africa’s rural internet connectivity receives massive boost
South Africa’s rural internet connectivity receives massive boost
23rd November 2023

South Africa’s drive to improve rural internet connectivity has received a massive boost with the handover of 24 Television White Space (TVWS) gateway equipment worth over $120 000 by, an South... 

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More than 40% of African financial institutions want single African currency – survey
22nd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

News publication African Business and the Pan-African Private Sector Trade and Investment Committee (Paftrac) have jointly launched the third yearly Paftrac Africa CEO Trade Survey, which showed... 

Krutham launches R300m fund to tackle youth unemployment
22nd November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Research-led consultancy Krutham has launched a R300-million Jobs Boost Outcomes Fund to help address youth unemployment in South Africa. The programme provides an opportunity for skills... 

A taxi retrofitted into an EV with SANEDI's assistance
SANEDI's pioneer conference showcases initiatives to tackle energy challenges
21st November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mineral Resources and Energy Deputy Minister Dr Nobuhle Nkabane has emphasised the need to invest in science, technology and innovation to grow South Africa’s economy and to address the country’s... 

Zutari receives international recognition for its public participation project on the N2 Wild Coast toll road
21st November 2023

Leading consulting engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Zutari has received global recognition for its involvement in the N2 Wild Coast toll road development. It won the Member-at-Large... 

Bridging the skills gap in Gauteng's automotive sector
Bridging the skills gap in Gauteng's automotive sector
21st November 2023

Led by MEC for Economic Development in Gauteng, Tasneem Motara, the Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) launched a training programme aimed at unemployed youth and SMMEs at the Chamdor... 

SEIFSA Awards for Excellence Honour Companies in the Metals and Engineering Sector
SEIFSA Awards for Excellence Honour Companies in the Metals and Engineering Sector
21st November 2023

Companies in the Metals and Engineering Sector were recognised for their talent and hard work at the SEIFSA Awards for Excellence on November 17 2023 at The Venue at Melrose Arch, Johannesburg. The... 

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IPG confirms increase in just energy transition funding to $9.3bn
20th November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The enlarged International Partners Group (IPG) has reaffirmed its commitment to extend concessional funding to South Africa in support of the country’s Just Energy Transition Investment Plan... 

Pensana, Yorkshire Energy Park sign letter of intent for magnet metal facility in the UK
20th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Pensana and The Yorkshire Energy Park (YEP), at an on-site event on November 17, signed a letter of intent for the site of a future permanent magnet metal facility within the park. The YEP is... 

Blyvoor reports R58m contribution to South Africa’s economy
20th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Gold miner Blyvoor Gold has reported that it has made a R58-million economic contribution amid persistently high gold prices, steadily growing gold output and improved operational efficiency at the... 

Open Access to launch Phase 2 of Isando ICT hub in early 2024
17th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Data centre services company Open Access Data Centres (OADC) is preparing to launch the larger Phase 2 of its Isando information and communications technology (ICT) hub, in Gauteng, in the first... 

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Tackling the construction sector skills shortage
17th November 2023

South African construction materials supplier AfriSam says that the company’s ongoing investment in training and development aims to address the lack of technical skills which it says is hampering... 

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First hydrogen burner for travelling grate pelletizing plants
17th November 2023

A first-of-its-kind burner that is designed to run on hydrogen and to operate on the low nitrogen oxides (LowNOx) combustion principle, has recently been unveiled. Metso introduced the... 

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Tygerberg Hospital redevelopment megaproject, South Africa
17th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The hospital is set for a major redevelopment as part of a multibillion-rand public–private partnership project. 

An image of the launch event of the SAWIPB by South Africa Wine
New wine industry professional body launched to formalise sector
17th November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

Having officially launched the South African Wine Industry Professional Body (SAWIPB) last month, nonprofit advocacy organisation South Africa Wine maintains its pledge to address challenges facing... 

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Manufacturing Indaba fosters industry ties
17th November 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

The recent Manufacturing Indaba conference provided State-owned research body National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) with a platform to highlight the importance of accurate... 

Saice President, Steven Kaplan, at the University of the Free State
Mentorship programmes necessary
17th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Maintaining a sufficient number of capable engineers, technologists and technicians to meet the demands of the South African civil engineering and construction industry requires relevant training... 

Izak Marais, COO of Blyvoor Gold
Izak Marais
17th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Izak Marais, COO of Blyvoor Gold, a South African gold mining company that operates the Blyvoor mine, on Johannesburg's West Rand 

Interim Gold Fields CEO Martin Preece.
Between 50 MW and 80 MW of wind power on way at South Deep – Gold Fields
16th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The South Deep gold mine west of Johannesburg, which is already benefitting from 50 MW of solar power commissioned last year, is poised to be boosted by another 50 MW to 80 MW of wind power going... 

A fighter plane manufactured in Czech Republic
Central Europe's defence companies spy African opportunity
15th November 2023 By: Reuters

Central European defence companies are negotiating new deals to sell more weapons, military equipment and related services in Africa as they seek to poach customers looking for alternatives to... 

SA sees job growth, but it's cold comfort for millions of unemployed youth left behind
15th November 2023 By: News24Wire

Young people aged 15 to 34 years had an unemployment rate of 43.4% in the third quarter, compared with 45.3% in the second, according to Statistics SA. The decline mimicked the drop in the... 

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