Latest News

TNPA invests in infrastructure

Published: 24 November 2017

The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has completed the rehabilitation of Port Nolloth’s infrastructure. The project, valued at R39 million, is part of a longer-term plan to develop Port Nolloth...

Read more

Business a bigger contributor to employment than government

Published: 24 November 2017

Despite that fact that government is widely perceived to be South Africa’s biggest employer, business contributed R1.9-trillion to the country’s GDP, employing seven times more people than government. This is...

Read more

CESA appoints new President

Published: 23 November 2017

Neresh Pather has been inaugurated as President of Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA). Pather will hold this position for the next two years, succeeding Lynne Pretorius. Sugen Pillay, Managing Director...

Read more

Solar funding competition announced

Published: 22 November 2017

Dutch development bank FMO, and Access Power, a developer, owner and operator of power projects in emerging markets, have announced the launch of the 2018 Solar “Shark Tank” Competition. This...

Read more

Germany launches new IPP fund

Published: 21 November 2017

German Development Bank KfW and the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) have announced a new instrument to support renewable energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa. The fund will specifically target small-...

Read more

Manufacturing sector improvements continue

Published: 20 November 2017

Mining and manufacturing, which make up 20% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), are once again in the spotlight with the latest data from Statistics South Africa (StatsSA). Mining output fell...

Read more

Wilderness project wins SAICE acclaim

Published: 19 November 2017

The recent South African Institution of Civil Engineers (SAICE) Southern Cape Regional Awards saw Royal HaskoningDHV winning the award for the Most Outstanding Water Engineering Project.

Read more

Sanral writes off e-toll debt

Published: 18 November 2017

The South African Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has announced that it will write off R3.6 billion for the current financial year. The agency will also scrap e-toll debt older than...

Read more

Eskom heading for business rescue

Published: 17 November 2017

Embattled utility Eskom is now facing a shortage of cash. Reports indicate that without further funding‚ Eskom would only have R1.2bn in liquid assets at the end of November and...

Read more

South Atlantic Cable System 75% complete

Published: 16 November 2017

The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), the first submarine cable system across the South Atlantic, is in the final stretch of its installation between Africa and South America. This is...

Read more

Volvo introduces local finance arm

Published: 15 November 2017

The Volvo Group has announced the launch of Volvo Financial Services Southern Africa. Volvo Financial Services (VFS) is the global finance arm of the company.

Read more

Opportunities in Kinshasa for SA companies

Published: 14 November 2017

The Provincial Minister of Planning, Public Works and Infrastructure in Kinshasa, Robert Mavema, has urged South African businesspeople to take advantage of the opportunities presented in the energy, infrastructure and...

Read more

First Cut introduces blade with the toughness of steel and the performance of carbide

Published: 13 November 2017

Distributor of cutting consumables and capital equipment, First Cut, has introduced a new blade from Julia Utensili. Called the ‘Iron Lady’, this new product is completely different to Julia’s standard...

Read more

Duynefontein nuclear site licence set for June 2018

Published: 12 November 2017

Despite the fact that Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has said that South Africa would be evaluating the new nuclear build as a result of the fact that the country can’t...

Read more

SA could create 1 million “green” jobs

Published: 11 November 2017

The Alternative Information & Development Centre’s (AIDC) has released its latest research report. Titled One Million Climate Jobs – Moving South Africa forward on a low-carbon, wage-led and sustainable path...

Read more

US awards grant for LNG import study

Published: 10 November 2017

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to the GreenCape Sector Development Agency for a feasibility study to assess the market demand, socio-economic impacts, and key risks...

Read more

Schneider Electric signs manufacturing partnership agreement in Botswana

Published: 09 November 2017

Schneider Electric has signed an agreement with Gaborone-based SDM Electrical Switchboards Botswana (SDM), which will allow it to import incomplete Schneider Electric medium voltage (MV) switchgears and customise them in...

Read more

Governance in the spotlight at infrastructure event

Published: 08 November 2017

Strong governance structures are critical to governments’ ability to deliver the infrastructure their communities need. When governments are better able to identify, develop, and co-ordinate their infrastructure pipeline, project financing—both...

Read more

African oil and gas industry fights to stay ahead of the competition

Published: 07 November 2017

The oil and gas industry in Africa continues to face market challenges arising from the low oil price, competition for revenue growth and local talent together with new expectations from...

Read more

CESA grows consulting engineering skills

Published: 06 November 2017

A lack of investment in the development of skills for consulting engineers has resulted in a skewed and unbalanced skills portfolio in the industry. On the one hand, there are...

Read more

Opportunities growing in manufacturing sector

Published: 05 November 2017

StatsSA recently released figures indicating that manufacturing production increased by 1,5% in August 2017 compared with August 2016. Despite this, the industry remains under pressure, and Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba...

Read more

Endress+Hauser calibration lab one of the highest performing in SA

Published: 04 November 2017

Process automation specialist Endress+Hauser South Africa’s Temperature Calibration Laboratory has been designated one of the highest performing temperature calibration laboratories in the country by the South African National Accreditation System...

Read more

SAB Foundation announces 2017 award winners

Published: 03 November 2017

The SAB Foundation, which was launched in 2011 to ignite a culture of entrepreneurship in South Africa, has announced the winners of its annual Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards...

Read more

Heat tracing effective in regulating bitumen

Published: 02 November 2017

Bitumen is a strong, readily adhesive, highly waterproof and durable material. The demand for bitumen worldwide is estimated to be over 100 million tons per year, adding to the demand...

Read more

Renergen gets environmental authorisation for further development of natural gas

Published: 01 November 2017

Renergen Limited, an integrated alternative and renewable energy business listed on the JSE, has announced that it has received a positive environmental authorisation or record of decision (RoD) on Tetra4’s...

Read more

Africa Climate Resilient Investment Facility launched

Published: 31 October 2017

The Africa Climate Resilient Investment Facility (AFRI-RES) has been announced. This is a joint initiative of the ECA, the World Bank, the African Union Commission, the African Development Bank and...

Read more

2018 Bauma CONEXPO Africa announced

Published: 30 October 2017

The third international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction vehicles will be held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre from March 13 to 16, 2018...

Read more

Uncertainty over shale gas exploration continues

Published: 29 October 2017

Following AgriSA’s announcement that the High Court had issued an order nullifying regulations governing proposed shale gas fracking in the Eastern Cape, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has said that...

Read more

4Sight to acquire BluESP

Published: 28 October 2017

Newly listed technology company 4Sight Holdings has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire engineering technology company BluESP Holdings. The deal is worth R54.8 million.

Read more

Afrox introduces new speciality gas

Published: 27 October 2017

Afrox has introduced a new speciality gas: Genie Helium N6.0. With a guaranteed minimum purity of 99.9999%, Helium N6.0 is the preferred carrier gas for hyper sensitive detection techniques such...

Read more


African Fusion

AfricanFusionAfrican Fusion, the official publication of the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW), aims to provide up-to-date insight into welding technology and the welding industry.

Capital Equipment News

Capital Equipment News is dedicated to the application of equipment and modes of transport that are used in the mining, construction, quarrying, and transport industries.

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.

Contact Crown

Web Manager: Karen Smith
Email: admin(@)crown.co.za

Phone: +27 11 622 4770
Fax: +27 11 615 6108

Crown House
2 Theunis Street
Cnr Sovereign Street
Bedford Gardens
Bedfordview 2007
P.O. Box 140
Bedfordview 2008

linkedin facebook twitter google plus youtube tv rss

sign up newsletter

Full Name*
Invalid Input

Company Name*
Invalid Input

Your Email*
Invalid Input

Invalid Input

Postal Address 1*
Invalid Input

Postal Address 2*
Invalid Input

Postal Code*
Invalid Input

Street Address 1
Invalid Input

Street Address 2
Invalid Input

Postal Code
Invalid Input

Town / City*
Invalid Input

Invalid Input


Invalid Input

Invalid Input