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Rand-Air supplies standby compressor for pharmaceutical manufacturing plant

Published: 20 October 2018

In the process of manufacturing pharmaceuticals, every input into the final products has to be scrupulously hygienic and sterile, from the start to the end of the manufacturing process. The...

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Sanral: South Africa has insufficient funding for roads

Published: 19 October 2018

According to Skhumbuzo Macozoma, CEO of the SA National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (Sanral), the fuel levy provides insufficient funding for South Africa’s roads – and this situation will only...

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SAPICS gains international award

Published: 18 October 2018

South Africa’s Professional Body for Supply Chain Management (SAPICS) has received an international accolade honouring its commitment to advancing supply chain excellence. APICS, the association for supply chain management in the United States, presented SAPICS...

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Medupi Unit 2 synchronised to national grid

Published: 17 October 2018

Medupi unit 2, the fifth out of the six units at the power station, has now been successfully synchronised to the national grid. This was achieved 8 months ahead of...

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Technology and blended finance to help bridge the African infrastructure last mile

Published: 16 October 2018

According to the African Development Bank (AfDB), new technology and blended finance will help to bridge the “last mile” of the infrastructure gap in Africa, getting goods and services to...

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Sumitomo Rubber inaugurates new tyre factory

Published: 15 October 2018

Manufacturer of the popular Dunlop, Sumitomo and Falken tyre brands, Sumitomo Rubber South Africa, has launched a new, state-of-the-art Truck and Bus Radial (TBR) factory. The factory, based in Ladysmith...

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HCWI continues to provide competitive advantage for Mitak

Published: 14 October 2018

High chrome white iron (HCWI) specialist Mitak is now able to cast up to 1000 tons a month. Since 2014, the company has invested in upgrading its foundry and expanding its manufacturing facilities...

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EDF, GIBB launch GIBB Power

Published: 13 October 2018

Electricity company EDF has invested into engineering firm GIBB, with the two parties forming GIBB Power, an engineering company specialising in the energy sector. GIBB has 70% ownership in GIBB...

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Johnson Controls introduces new Hitachi HVAC solutions

Published: 12 October 2018

Johnson Controls has introduced the Hitachi SET FREE Σ VRFs HVAC solutions to the local market. The SET FREE Σ VRF range is modern, intelligent, plug-and-play HVAC solution.

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Saudi Arabia, South Africa further strengthen investment ties

Published: 11 October 2018

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has returned to South Africa following a visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where he co-chaired the 8th Session of...

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Biobased alternative to toxic paint strippers now available

Published: 10 October 2018

Cortec has introduced an alternative to toxic paint strippers containing methylene chloride and N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP). EcoLine 4320 and 4330 are heavy-duty, green chemistry paint strippers designed to remove coatings, inks...

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UCT professor a finalist in IChemE awards

Published: 09 October 2018

UCT’s Dr Dyllon Randall is a finalist in two research categories in the 2018 Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Global Awards. The nominations are for his fertiliser-producing urinal, a world first.

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NitraCut nitrogen generator crosses borders

Published: 08 October 2018

First Cut, local distributor of nitrogen generation company NitraLife’s products, has exported a NitraCut nitrogen generator into Africa. To date, this is the first generator of this type to be...

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Government’s infrastructure plans must be implemented responsibly, CESA warns

Published: 07 October 2018

Following the announcement of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic stimulus package, which is expected to focus on infrastructure construction and maintenance over the next few years, Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA)...

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AfDB gives Eskom R2.8-billion loan

Published: 06 October 2018

Cash-strapped Eskom has received another loan, shortly after gaining a cash infusion from Chinese investors. The latest loan comes from the African Development Bank (AfDB), and has been earmarked for the...

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2018 sees mixed performance for SA mining companies

Published: 05 October 2018

According to PWC’s 10th edition of SA Mine, the 2018 financial year proved to be a challenging year for South African mining companies. Globally, the financial performance of the mining industry improved...

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Analysing the shopping centre design of the future

Published: 04 October 2018

The shopping centre design of the future revolves around evoking a ‘sense of spirit’ to each visitor who opens its doors, according to Jean-Pierre Heim, Chief Executive Officer, Founder and...

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Rand-Air invests in staff training

Published: 03 October 2018

Rand-Air, together with Atlas Copco’s rental division, has created a MIRS (Master in Rental Sales) training programme to develop promising talent in the organisation. The first international MIRS training was...

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Mall of Africa builds world’s largest integrated solar installation

Published: 02 October 2018

South Africa's largest shopping Mall ever built in one phase, offering over 130 000m2 of retail space, Mall of Africa has added another first to its operations: The largest rooftop Solar...

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The need for innovation in infrastructure projects

Published: 02 October 2018

While ageing infrastructure remains a significant challenge in rural areas, this is an opportunity for smaller municipalities and their supply-chain partners to find innovative ways of developing and maintaining the assets they need to...

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New aerospace contract for DB Schenker SA

Published: 01 October 2018

Logistics specialist DB Schenker South Africa has been chosen by aeronautical engineering company Aerosud as its logistics partner of choice. DB Schenker was chosen over 21 of the largest logistics service providers in the...

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Most attractive companies for local engineering students

Published: 30 September 2018

Employer branding company Universum has published its annual World’s Most Attractive Employers (WMAE) results. This year sees Google topping the list for engineering and IT students as well as for...

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Hardwood could be the solution to housing needs

Published: 29 September 2018

A collaboration between Waugh Thistleton Architects, the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), and ARUP, illustrates how modular cross-laminated construction in hardwood is a viable solution to the need for inexpensive...

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Aury Africa enters BBBEE deal with Nkomose Consulting

Published: 28 September 2018

Mining solutions and consulting company Nkomose Consulting Engineers & Projects has announced a deal that will see it holding a 51% stake in South African screening and feeding equipment firm...

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Aecom appoints lead for water business

Published: 28 September 2018

Integrated infrastructure delivery company Aecom has appointed Werner Comrie as the Lead for its Water Business Line in Africa. This appointment became effective on 1 July 2018.

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Natural gas network expands energy access

Published: 27 September 2018

The recent discoveries of natural gas in southern Africa, which includes trillions of cubic metres discovered in the Rovuma Basin off the Mozambique coast, are expected to spark an increase...

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Economic stimulus package to focus on infrastructure

Published: 26 September 2018

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced an economic stimulus package that will rely heavily on infrastructure to resurrect South Africa’s recessionary economy. As part of the package, a South African Infrastructure...

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Vibrant oil sector in Africa

Published: 25 September 2018

Madagascar has announced an oil licensing round to be held in conjunction with Africa Oil Week from 5-9 November 2018. “With the aim of intensifying offshore exploration activities, we are...

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Engen expands Vivo Energy's African presence

Published: 25 September 2018

Vivo Energy has announced that it has reached an agreement with Engen Holdings to restructure the acquisition of Engen’s Mauritian operations by Vivo Energy’s subsidiary, Vivo Energy Investments. This was...

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Cosatu gets first female president

Published: 25 September 2018

The appointment of Zingiswa Losi as Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) president marks the first time a woman has held the position. Losi is the outgoing deputy president...

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