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Academics appointed to investigate improving waste management in SA

Published: 21 August 2018

An estimated 65% of municipal organic waste, and nearly 100% of commercially exploitable biomass from the agricultural and food processing sectors, is still disposed of on land, resulting in significant...

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CESA Aon Awards winners

Published: 16 August 2018

In a night lit with glitz and glamour, the who’s who of the Built Environment, hosted by Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) and sponsored by Aon South Africa, celebrated excellence...

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Epiroc moves to bigger Mozambique premises

Published: 21 August 2018

Global mining equipment specialist, Epiroc has relocated to larger premises for its Mozambique office. This move was the result of a drive to become a stronger partner and bolster services to customers in Mozambique, the company said in...

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World first in-situ hydrogen measuring tool now available in SA

Published: 20 August 2018

Norwegian company NEO Monitors has developed a method of measuring hydrogen in-situ, a global first that will make the jobs of petrochemical and refinery process control engineers easier. The LaserGas...

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Guaranteed safety with Vital walkways

Published: 19 August 2018

To keep mines operating efficiently, quick and safe access to areas such as minerals processing plants is essential. Vital Engineering provides walkway systems that offer greatly improved levels of safety...

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Funding for commercial real estate in Francophone Africa on the rise

Published: 18 August 2018

According to the Chairman of West African bank BHCI, JD Diabira, and the region's first specialist commercial real estate mortgage provider and local real estate advisor, Ivan Cornet of Latitude...

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Forensic investigation into irregular Tshwane engineering consulting contract

Published: 17 August 2018

Following the Sunday Times’ report that the City of Tshwane handed over infrastructure projects worth R12 billion to an engineering consultancy to manage, mayor Solly Msimanga has said the city...

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Engie signs solar project in Gabon

Published: 16 August 2018

Renewables specialist Engie has signed an agreement with CDC, the Gabonese financial institution Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, to deploy eight hybrid solar power plants in Gabon. The plants will...

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Bigen Group appoints new executive for investments and concessions

Published: 16 August 2018

Dr McLean Sibanda, has joined the Bigen Group as Executive: Investments and Concessions at its head office located at The Innovation Hub precinct in Pretoria. The Bigen Group is a multinational infrastructure developer with presence across Africa.

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Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo launched

Published: 15 August 2018

Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery, in association with the South African Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC), is launching the Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo (LME). Endorsed by the Premier of Gauteng, David...

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Second annual Solar Incubator programme announced

Published: 15 August 2018

Dubai-based solar provider Phanes Group has announced the second annual Solar Incubator programme. Aimed at identifying PV projects that have potential in sub-Saharan Africa, the Solar Incubator programme provides support...

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Government deploys engineers to assist dysfunctional municipalities

Published: 14 August 2018

According to a report by Auditor General Kimi Makwetu, only 7% of the country’s municipalities are classified as well-functioning, with 31% being reasonably functional, 31% almost dysfunctional, and the remaining...

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SA leads the world in economic crime

Published: 14 August 2018

Consulting firm PwC has released its annual Global Economic Crime Survey, which finds that South African organisations have the highest instances of economic crime in the world. The research mentions...

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SA businesses should think continentally

Published: 13 August 2018

According to Mergence Investment Managers, an independent specialist boutique asset management company based in South Africa, the signing in July of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement with the...

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Aviation school launched in Gauteng

Published: 12 August 2018

The Gauteng Provincial government has launched the 29th school of specialisation in the province. An initiative that was started in 2016, schools of specialisation are part of the Department of Education’s...

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Load shedding risk remains high

Published: 11 August 2018

Eskom has warned that the risk of load-shedding remains high as the utility continues to struggle to resume normal operations following the recent industrial action against it. In a statement...

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Electra Mining 2018’s packed agenda

Published: 10 August 2018

This year’s Electra Mining Africa will see daily free-to-attend seminars as well as a number of conferences running alongside the show. Taking place from 10-14 September at the Expo Centre in Nasrec, Johannesburg, visitors to...

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Partnership launched to improve access to clean water and lighting in Tanzania

Published: 10 August 2018

Innovation: Africa (iA), a US-based non-profit organisation, and Bayport Management Ltd, a multinational financial services provider with a strong presence in Tanzania, have announced a partnership to help communities across...

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Wikus launches new band saw blades

Published: 09 August 2018

In industry, much fabrication uses steel with cross-sections or profiles of less than 50mm. To cater for this application, international band saw blade manufacturer Wikus has introduced the Vario M42...

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Cortec releases environmentally-friendly drilling rod grease

Published: 08 August 2018

Cortec has released an eco-friendly alternative to traditional aluminum-thickened greases. Called EcoLine Drilling Rod Grease, this biobased and biodegradable lubricant for drilling rod applications contains extreme pressure additives for protection...

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Cape Town is Africa’s technology capital

Published: 07 August 2018

Global research firm Endeavor Insight has named Cape Town the technology capital of Africa. Endeavor Insight recently released Evaluation and Network Analysis of the Cape Town-Stellenbosch Tech Sector, the results...

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USAID project to address water shortages in Southern Africa

Published: 06 August 2018

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the Resilient Waters project. Taking place over five years, the $32.4 million project aims to address severe water challenges facing...

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Uganda de-risks renewables

Published: 05 August 2018

Uganda has become the first African country to de-risk small and medium scale renewables by signing an agreement with the Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF). RLSF is a joint initiative...

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New appointments at Fiat Chrysler SA

Published: 04 August 2018

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) South Africa has announced two new appointments. Juan Wheeler has been appointed CFO, while Daniell Theron has been appointed head of network development.

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Gold project sees joint investment from BRICS states

Published: 03 August 2018

The recent BRICS summit saw the announcement of the first ever industrial public-private partnership investment project to be undertaken by partners from all BRICS member states. The project, a gold...

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Fluor awarded Sasol Secunda improvement projects

Published: 02 August 2018

Global engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and maintenance company Fluor Corporation has been awarded the front-end loading engineering (FEL) for the Secunda Clean Fuels Baseline Improvement Basket of Projects by Sasol South Africa. Fluor’s engineering team, based in Secunda and Woodmead, is due to complete the work by July 2019.

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Emira Property Fund first African company with approved greenhouse gas emissions target

Published: 01 August 2018

Emira Property Fund has become the first company in the country, and on the continent, to have a greenhouse gas emissions target approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The target sets...

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China invests billions in SA, helps to bail out Eskom

Published: 31 July 2018

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s drive to gain foreign investment in South Africa has seen China announce a $14.7-billion investment as well as grant loans to Eskom. The investment pledge and loans...

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Sappi to invest billions in KZN

Published: 31 July 2018

Paper and packaging producer Sappi has announced close to R8-billion in planned investments in KwaZulu-Natal, focused around upgrades at the Saiccor mill in Umkomaas‚ south of Durban. These will include...

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SMEC SA appointed for Ethiopian project

Published: 30 July 2018

Consulting engineering firm SMEC South Africa has been appointed by Ethiopian Petroleum Supply Enterprise to develop a white oil products storage terminal at Port Dukem, in Ethiopia. The new development will be the...

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Capital Equipment News

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Construction World

ConstructionWorldConstruction World was first published in 1982 and has grown to become a leader in its field, offering a unique mix of editorial coverage to satisfy the diverse needs of its readers.

Electricity + Control

ElectricityandControlE + C publishes innovative, technical articles that provide solutions to engineering challenges in measurement, automation, control, and energy management.

Lighting in Design

LightingandDesignLighting in Design is a glossy, upmarket publication aimed at lighting professionals. It is the only B2B magazine in SA that is dedicated solely to the subject of lighting.

MechChem Africa

MechChemJanuary2017cover MechChem Africa supports African engineering and technical managers across the full spectrum of chemical and mechanical disciplines.

Modern Mining

ModernMiningEstablished in 2005, Modern Mining is one of SA's leading monthly mining magazines, noted for the quality and accuracy of its writing and the breadth of its coverage.

Modern Quarrying

ModernQuarryingModern Quarrying is firmly entrenched as a leading industry-specific magazine. It focuses on promoting the science and practice of quarrying and processing in southern Africa.

Sparks Electrical News

SparksElectricalNewsReadable and informative, Sparks Electrical News is the newspaper for those involved in installing and maintaining electrical supplies and equipment.

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