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Young South African radio astronomers shine with MeerKAT observation proposals

By: Rebecca Campbell     7th May 2019 The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (Sarao) has announced that 38 South African-led astronomy projects will use the 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope array. The leaders of these projects include postdoctoral researchers (“postdocs”) as well as senior professors, based at ten South African... 

Nearly R5bn in trade deals for Cape Town, Western Cape declared in 2018/19 – Wesgro

By: African News Agency      2nd May 2019 The Western Cape's trade promotion agency Wesgro said on Thursday it had helped secure R4.98-billion in trade declarations on behalf of the province and its capital Cape Town during the 2018/19 financial year. Wesgro says its international trade team also assisted in landing R381-million in... 


23rd April 2019 “Geomechanics began operating in South Africa over 30 years ago and in that time, has weathered many storms. The 25 years of democracy have brought many changes to the way in which business is conducted. This coupled with gobal economic downturns have required traditional South African companies... 

SME building and construction industry in the doldrums, says CIDB survey

By: Irma Venter     9th April 2019 The 2019 first quarter Construction Industry Development Board small and medium-sized enterprise Business Conditions Survey, released on Tuesday, suggests that the South African building and construction industry remains under pressure. General building confidence declined by one index point to 33. 


8th April 2019 Bosch Ulwazi marks its 10th anniversary this year, with a track record in the advancement of engineering skills across South Africa. The company was established in 2009 as a subsidiary of Bosch Holdings, to mentor engineers and project managers to achieve professional registration with regulatory... 

Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme – fourth window, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     5th April 2019 An update on the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme – fourth window. 

Nampak anticipates glass business sale by April, provides trading update

By: Marleny Arnoldi     27th March 2019 JSE-listed Nampak expects the sale of its glass business to conclude before the end of April. Nampak in February entered into an exclusivity arrangement with a preferred bidder – a black South African-owned company that is supported by a large international corporation with ‘significant’ glass... 

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