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Revealed at Saphila 2019: how SAP mobile technology enables innovative ‘smart city’ solutions for Cape Town

25th June 2019 Cape Town has long been known as one of South Africa’s most beautiful cities, and at the recent Saphila 2019 event - the bi-annual conference of the African SAP User Group (AFSUG), which took place on 10 and 11 June – it was also presented as a well-functioning place to live and work. A ‘smart... 

Cutting-edge IoT and ICT solutions help eliminate carbon headaches

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th June 2019 Enterprising South African companies are harnessing the power of the internet of things (IoT) and information communications technologies (ICT) to significantly improve the measurement and management of their carbon (CO2) emissions. More have followed suit since the introduction of the first... 

Investing in a sustainable energy future

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th June 2019 Anton Niemann, Shell Downstream GM Lubricants, delves into how natural gas has provided a source of current and future energy production, and how this has benefited the engine lubricant sector. It is no secret that as global populations increase, the need for energy will continue to rise. There... 

Saving Earth with electric cars means wrecking a fragile desert

By: Bloomberg     11th June 2019 The oases that once interrupted the dusty slopes of the Atacama desert in northern Chile allowed humans and animals to survive for thousands of years in the world’s driest climate. That was before the mining started. Sara Plaza, 67 years old, can still remember guiding her family’s sheep along... 

Ivanhoe says copper is the king of ‘green metals’ 

By: Mariaan Webb     11th June 2019 Efforts to wean the world from burning fossil fuels for transportation and energy generation will drive demand for commodities for years to come, paving the way for miners of so-called green metals to play a crucial part in solving some of the planet’s biggest problems, says Canadian miner... 

City of Johannesburg unveils revamped air quality monitoring station

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     10th June 2019 The MMC for Environment and Infrastructure Services in the City of Johannesburg (CoJ), Councillor Nico de Jager, last week officially relaunched the newly revamped Air Quality Monitoring station, in Orange Farm, south of Johannesburg. This event formed part of the World Environment Week. It was... 

Azeri Central East development, Azerbaijan

By: Sheila Barradas     7th June 2019 The ACG Production Sharing Agreement is proceeding with the next stage of development of the giant Azeri-Chirag deep-water Gunashli oilfield complex.  

Risk of South African economy hitting recession in 2019 high, says Moody's  

By: News24Wire      6th June 2019 The odds that the South African economy could experience a technical recession in 2019 are high, according to Moody's. The ratings agency released its latest Global Macro Outlook on Thursday. The quarterly Global Macro Outlook presents its latest growth forecasts and assesses the impact of the... 

Oil giants' chemical lifeline threatened by plastic-trash crisis

By: Bloomberg     6th June 2019 As the world strives to wean itself off fossil fuels, oil companies have been turning to plastic as the key to their future. Now even that’s looking overly optimistic. The global crackdown on plastic trash threatens to take a big chunk out of demand growth just as oil companies like Saudi Aramco... 

TE Connectivity completes acquisition of Kissling Group

5th June 2019 TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity and sensors, completed the previously announced acquisition of the Kissling group of companies (Kissling or Kissling Group) on May 24. Headquartered in Wildberg, Germany, Kissling is an industry leading provider of high-power and high-voltage relays... 

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