Kendal among the stations for which an exemption from the MES timeframes and limits will be sought
Kendal among the stations for which an exemption from the MES timeframes and limits will be sought
Eskom to apply for MES exemptions for four coal stations that will operate beyond 2030
Updated 45 minutes ago By: Terence Creamer

Having secured permission to operate five aged power stations under existing minimum emission standards (MES) plant limits until their closure in 2030, Eskom has confirmed that it will be applying for exemption from the MES timeframes and limits... 

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Airbus has identified unserved air routes to, from and within Africa
20th June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

On Thursday, at the AviaDev Conference in Windhoek, Namibia, Airbus released its latest report on commercial aviation in Africa. The 53-page report is titled Exploring the horizons: A study of... 

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Dwyka highlights new drone technology at showcase
20th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Mining technology company Dwyka Mining Services has announced the launch of several new drone technology services through its partnerships with drone technology companies Wingtra, Emesent and now... 

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Green copper, vapour refining envisaged at Orion’s Northern Cape base metals mines
20th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Green copper and clean smelting and refining are envisaged at Orion Minerals’ quickly advancing base metals mines in South Africa’s well-endowed Northern Cape province, which has historically... 

WIOCC Group secures digital infrastructure expansion funds
20th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Digital infrastructure provider WIOCC Group is furthering its expansion strategy in three African countries, enhancing the continent’s digital infrastructure and connectivity and supporting... 

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Assembly has started of the world’s biggest land-based crane
20th June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Netherlands-based global major engineered heavy lift and transport company Mammoet has announced that it has started assembly of its latest, and the world’s biggest and strongest land-based, crane,... 

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Eskom wins South African appeal to keep five polluting power plants open
20th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s State power utility and biggest source of air pollution won an appeal to keep five of its oldest plants open even though they are set to flout incoming emission caps. The plants -... 

Johannesburg Water well prepared for Rand Water’s maintenance
20th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Johannesburg Water says it is well prepared for the potential disruptions in water supply during Rand Water’s planned winter maintenance that is starting this weekend. The water supply across the... 

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Traditional bakkie powerhouses to be challenged by buying-down trend, newcomers – WesBank
20th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

South Africa is bakkie country, dominated by Toyota’s Hilux as the country’s long-standing number-one-selling vehicle, with the Ford Ranger and Isuzu D-Max also perennial favourites, among others.... 

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Stellenbosch researcher investigates seasickness, using an app she developed
20th June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Contrary to much popular opinion, many sailors and other professional seafarers suffer, to greater or lesser degrees, from seasickness when they re-embark on sea voyages. Suffering dizziness,... 

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Grindrod selected as preferred bidder for Port of Richards Bay container facility
20th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has appointed Grindrod South Africa as the preferred bidder to develop and operate a container handling facility at the Port of Richards Bay,... 

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Fortress reports positive operational performance amid logistics demand, disposals and capital recycling
20th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Real estate company Fortress Real Estate Investments says healthy logistics demand, disposals of noncore assets and effective capital recycling continue to drive its positive operational... 

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Transnet appoints Letsoalo as new group COO
20th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

State-owned freight logistics group Transnet has announced the appointment of Lekau ‘Solly’ Letsoalo as group COO, with effect from July 1. Letsoalo returns to the group where he worked previously... 

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Nampak's shares rise on expected improvement in results
20th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The JSE share price of packaging company Nampak rose by nearly 22% on June 20, after the company reported that it expected to report headline earnings per share (HEPS) for continuing operations of... 

Transnet to appeal order to pay billions in damages following long-running Natref dispute
Transnet to appeal order to pay billions in damages following long-running Natref dispute
20th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The High Court has found in favour of Sasol Oil and TotalEnergies in relation to a long-running dispute with Transnet over pipeline tariffs from Durban to the Natref refinery and has awarded... 

Companies collaborate to enhance solar PV compliance, recycling practices
19th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

In a bid to champion extended producer responsibility compliance and solar PV recycling practices, producer responsibility organisation (PRO) Circular Energy has embarked on a strategic partnership... 

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Magazine round up | 21 June 2024
Magazine round up | 21 June 2024

A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

EXPORT SHIFT: Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) is sceptical about South Africa’s plans to produce electric vehicles for export to developed markets and is instead focusing on sustaining outlets for its internal combustion engine vehicles, notably the Polo, seen here being assembled at its Kariega plant. VWSA MD Martina Biene is quoted by Bloomberg as saying that Europe “won’t call on us to make battery electric vehicles” as there is enough capacity on the continent where transport costs are lower. Photograph: Bloomberg

Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) is sceptical about South Africa’s plans to produce electric vehicles for export to developed markets and is instead focusing on sustaining outlets for its internal... 

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Democratisation of South Africa’s public market system is a must

South Africa’s democracy is 30 years old but, in that time, its public market system has failed to be democratised. Admittedly, large institutions on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange are investing... 

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Defusing CBAM

South Africa is strenuously opposing the European Union’s (EU’s) Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) that, under its evolving design and coverage, could have a significant impact on the... 

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Ingrid Osborne, CEO of Saryx
Ingrid Osborne

This week we profile Ingrid Osborne, CEO of Saryx, which specialises in integration solutions for industrial control and automation, ICT, rail monitoring, and document management and compliance 


The World Bank Port Index, which ranked South African ports near to the bottom of the global pile, is backward-looking and is, thus, not fully reflective of recent efforts made to address... 


John Thompson
John Thompson

John Thompson, the leader in energy and environmental solutions through value engineering and innovation, provides the following: design, engineer,...

Condra Cranes
Condra Cranes

ISO-certified Condra manufactures overhead cranes, portal cranes, cantilever cranes and crane components: hoists, drives, end-carriages, brakes and...


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Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East
Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East

Weir Minerals Europe, Middle East and Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones,...


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