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ABB invests in local education

Published: 23 April 2018

ABB has invested in a number of local educational initiatives “to continue the cycle of learning, to transfer skills, aid with resources and provide the expertise to guide the next...

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Zambia, UK sign MoU to promote the built environment

Published: 22 April 2018

Zambia’s Ministry of Housing and infrastructure, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Zambia Institute of Architects (ZIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MOU creates...

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Rand-Air expands generator fleet

Published: 21 April 2018

Consistent and reliable electrical power supply is an absolute necessity for the smooth functioning of all sectors of industry. However, there has been growing uncertainty about the reliability of regular...

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Ports could spearhead African growth

Published: 20 April 2018

A recent PwC report has found that Africa needs to take advantage of the economic potential of its ports and shipping sector if it is to realise its growth ambitions...

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Call for renewed investment into energy sector

Published: 20 April 2018

The recently held SADC Summit featured a roundtable looking at power in Africa, which saw Director General of the Department Of Energy (DoE), Thabane Zulu, calling for further investment into...

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Black Energy Professionals Association launched

Published: 19 April 2018

The Black Energy Professionals Association (BEPA) has been launched. Intended to represent black members of the industry, the BEPA will allow black professionals to get their hands dirty and work...

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Kusile’s Wet Flue Gas Desulphurization plant achieves 93% removal efficiency

Published: 18 April 2018

Eskom’s Kusile plant is the first power plant in Africa to implement clean fuel technology in the form of flue-gas desulphurization – a state-of-the-art technology used to remove oxides of...

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ABB launches new digital solutions

Published: 17 April 2018

ABB has launched more than 210 digital solutions and services, aimed at unlocking the value of automation. ABB Ability, which creates solutions and services that deliver opportunities to increase productivity...

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SA welcomes signing of IPP projects

Published: 16 April 2018

Following Energy Minister Jeff Radebe’s signing of 27 Independent Power Producer (IPP) projects, a number of organisations have publically lauded what the Minister referred to as a “new dawn” for...

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SA airports get massive upgrades

Published: 15 April 2018

Upgrades on South Africa’s two main airports have begun, part of an ambitious project to develop the country’s aviation industry, which should give the economy a much-needed boost. Cape Town International (CTIA) and OR Tambo...

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Rammers for every application

Published: 14 April 2018

Wacker Neuson is well known for its compaction equipment, particularly its rammers. Since the development of the first rammer by German engineer Herrmann Wacker in 1930, Wacker Neuson has continued...

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Court rules on BEE in mines

Published: 13 April 2018

The Chamber of Mines recently brought a court action against the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR), disputing a provision in the 2017 Mining Charter which requires holders of mining rights...

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Cortec expands US VpCI facility

Published: 13 April 2018

Cortec has expanded its current facility at its US VpCI film extrusion plant. Based in Cambridge, Minnesota, the plant now features an attractive professional front office building and training centre...

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2018 Indaba to focus on local growth of advanced manufacturing

Published: 12 April 2018

This year’s Manufacturing Indaba will see a panel of industry experts, influencers, academics and policy analysts review strategies for driving South Africa towards advanced manufacturing capabilities. Owing to the rapidly growing influence of advanced manufacturing technologies, in...

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Engie buys Fenix International

Published: 11 April 2018

Global utility company Engie has concluded its purchase of off-grid energy company Fenix International. The Fenix operations will remain unchanged, with the company being the first Solar Home System (SHS)...

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4Sight Holdings buys Simulation Engineering Technologies

Published: 10 April 2018

Listed technology consulting company 4Sight Holdings has continued its aggressive expansion drive with the acquisition of a majority stake in modelling firm Simulation Engineering Technologies (SET). In October 2017, 4Sight...

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Siemens donates equipment to help students prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Published: 09 April 2018

The Future of Jobs and Skills in Africa, a report issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF), predicts that 44% of all work activities in Ethiopia are susceptible to automation, as...

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DAF Trucks growing in SA

Published: 08 April 2018

According to Babcock, the exclusive distributor of DAF Trucks in southern Africa, DAF Trucks are gaining popularity across the region. DAF Trucks’ total transport solution is designed to maximise earnings per kilometre and is backed by Babcock’s dealer network...

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New Volvo CE ranges announced

Published: 07 April 2018

Volvo Construction Equipment has announced the launch of a range of Volvo CE-branded rigid haulers. The Volvo R100E is an entirely new Volvo CE product with a design focused on cost-effective production, durability, comfort and safety.

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Integrated Air Solutions helps customise drill rig

Published: 06 April 2018

A collaboration between Integrated Air Solutions, Kemach Equipment and Liyema Drilling created a customised drill and blast drill rig incorporating an excavator, a compressor and a drilling tower. An ELGi diesel compressor, customised by Integrated Air Solutions to fit the state-of-the-art JCB-derived drill...

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Murray & Roberts to reject buyout bid

Published: 05 April 2018

Following German company Aton’s attempt to buy out all Murray & Roberts shareholders for R15 per share, an independent board has recommended that shareholders reject the offer. The independent board was...

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Sanitech starts new learnership programme

Published: 04 April 2018

Sanitech, a division of Waco Africa, recently held a learnership programme for 60 disabled females from previously disadvantaged backgrounds for a General Education and Training Certificate in Hygiene and Cleaning. This certificate is a level 1...

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ACF 2018 announced

Published: 04 April 2018

Access Power has announced the third edition of the funding and support platform for renewable energy projects, ACF 2018. This year, Access Power has included Asia in the event, inviting energy...

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Orange expands African energy offering

Published: 03 April 2018

International mobile operator Orange has announced that it is aiming to become a key player in energy transition in Africa. After the launch of Orange Energie in the Democratic Republic of the...

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Murray & Roberts shares jump on unsolicited bid

Published: 02 April 2018

Engineering and construction giant Murray & Roberts saw its share price improving markedly and the back of an announcement that German investment company Aton GmbH made an unsolicited bid that values...

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Local authorities urged to use Ultra-Lok clamping system

Published: 01 April 2018

It is essential that local municipal and road traffic authorities are educated about the benefits of using the Ultra-Lok clamping system, as opposed to the traditional bolt-clamp system, says Banding & Identification Solutions Africa Sales Representative Matthew...

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Stabila sees growth in Africa

Published: 31 March 2018

Stabila measuring tools have seen a marked increase in sales into Africa, according to local distributor Upat SA. Upat has specialised direct sales personnel that market Stabila products to the southern African construction sector...

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The most productive fiber laser on the market

Published: 30 March 2018

The developments of sheet metal cutting technology over the past 30 years have resulted in improving efficiencies, and the latest developments in fiber laser technology are taking sheet steel component...

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2018 African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo announced

Published: 30 March 2018

The 6th annual African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo has been announced for 16 an 17 May 2018. To be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, this event aims to increase communication and collaboration among...

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First biorefinery launched in SA

Published: 29 March 2018

A R37.5 million biorefinery facility has been launched in Durban. The facility, which is a first for South Africa, will support a range of industries, including forestry, agro processing and other...

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