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First laser sheet-metal processor delivered to Zimbabwe

Published: 15 December 2018

South African cutting consumables distributor has delivered the first laser sheet-metal processor and nitrogen generator in Zimbabwe to its customer Sawpower. The NitraCut nitrogen generator was ordered by Sawpower to...

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Aury Africa to bring first dry separator to SA

Published: 14 December 2018

Aury Africa has stated that it aims to bring its first dry separator to South Africa for trial at a coal mine in 2019. The company, which is a subsidiary of design and construction coal group DADI Engineering Development...

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2019 accredited roof inspection training course announced

Published: 13 December 2018

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) has announced its next CPD-accredited Roof Inspection Training. The professional body for the engineered timber construction sector will be hosting the training...

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AfDB launches Desert to Power initiative

Published: 13 December 2018

“Energy poverty” in Africa is estimated to cost the continent 2%-4% of GDP annually, according to the African Development Bank (AfDB). This is one of the reasons it is leading...

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2018 Al-Sumait Prize for African Development awarded

Published: 12 December 2018

The Amir of the State of Kuwait has presented the 2018 Al-Sumait prize for African Development. Initiated in 2013 by Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah, the Al-Sumait Prize is...

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Green SEZ launched in the Western Cape

Published: 11 December 2018

The Atlantis Special Economic Zone (SEZ) has officially been launched by President Cyril Ramaphosa. After years of planning, the 124.5 hectare development, which will focus on the establishment of a...

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Second Black Industrialists Energy Summit announced

Published: 11 December 2018

The second Black Industrialists Energy Summit has been announced. It will be hosted in Cape Town from 11-12 December as part of Energy Week South Africa. This meeting also takes place...

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Reporting a gas practitioner

Published: 10 December 2018

The increasing availability of fuel gases makes them an attractive and progressively popular energy alternative. When consumed correctly, these gases are safe and effective, and a large percentage of fuel...

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First 100% black-owned automotive OEM launched

Published: 09 December 2018

Real African Works (RAW), which designs, develops, manufactures, markets and sell automotive drive-trains, focusing on commercial vehicles of 3 Tons payload and above, has been launched. South Africa's first 100%...

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Environmentaly safe soil bioremediation

Published: 08 December 2018

During oil and gas exploitation in oil fields, pipelines and storage tanks often crack, contaminating the soil as a result. Soil pollution with various oils or diesel fuel also happens...

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Africa aims to fill its infrastructure gaps

Published: 07 December 2018

The recent Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week saw calls for African governments to accelerate solutions to the continent’s infrastructure gaps. The event delegates also noted the need...

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Energy Committee finalises IRP recommendations

Published: 07 December 2018

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Energy has finalised its recommendations on the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), resolving that government should make it clear that both coal and nuclear energy will remain part...

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ABB introduces new smart substation control

Published: 06 December 2018

ABB has introduced a new smart substation control and protection for electrical systems. The SSC600 builds on the Relion protection and control family, and centralises all protection and control functionality...

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Opportunities for local businesses to invest in Mozambique

Published: 05 December 2018

Speaking at a recent trade and investment seminar in Mozambique, the Provincial Permanent Secretary of the country’s Cabo Delgado province has invited South African companies to invest in the province...

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African IPPs reduced payment risks

Published: 04 December 2018

Since its launch in 2017, the Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF) has signed agreements with five countries to ensure that their Independent Power Producers (IPPs) receive protection against payment risks...

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Renewable training centre launched

Published: 04 December 2018

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) has launched the South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre (Saretec) at its Bellville campus. Saretec provides training for wind turbine service technicians and...

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National Stainless Steel Centre gains speed and efficiency, thanks to First Cut

Published: 03 December 2018

As a result of rapid expansion, National Stainless Steel Centre (NSSC) has relied on cutting consumables and capital equipment specialist First Cut to advance its cutting capacity and capability. NSSC...

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Engineering bursaries available in 2019

Published: 02 December 2018

As the 2018 academic year draws to a close, a number of companies have opened applications for bursaries in mechanical, chemical, civil, electrical and industrial engineering, as well as aeronautical...

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Economic conditions putting further pressure on M&E sector

Published: 01 December 2018

The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa (Seifsa) believes that the current economic conditions do not bode well for hard-pressed businesses in the Metals and Engineering (M&E) cluster...

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BP to invest $1-billion locally

Published: 30 November 2018

BP Southern Africa (BPSA) has announced an upgrade to its SAPREF refinery to produce lower sulphur diesel. This is part of a $1-billion investment into South Africa over the next...

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Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation shortlisted entries announced

Published: 30 November 2018

The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced the 16 innovators shortlisted for this year’s Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. According to Africa Prize judge and Cameroonian entrepreneur Rebecca Enonchong, the shortlist...

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Komatsu launches new industrial hub and head office

Published: 29 November 2018

Komatsu campus, a new industrial hub, has been launched by Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. The R985 million 300 000 m2 facility is one of the largest industrial campuses...

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East Africa Energy Security Policy Framework launched

Published: 28 November 2018

The East African Community (ECA) has partnered with the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) to help East African countries tackle the increasing energy insecurity affecting the region. The ECA...

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Cummins AME wins project management award

Published: 27 November 2018

Cummins Africa Middle East (AME) has been awarded the Project Management Office (PMO) of the Year Award by Project Management South Africa (PMSA). The Award honours and promotes local innovation in...

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EcoCortec opens new European plant

Published: 27 November 2018

Manufacturer of environmentally friendly VpCI anticorrosion packaging materials EcoCortec has opened a new plant in Croatia. The grand plant opening and ribbon cutting ceremony took place in Beli Manastir, a...

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Strategic alliance to bring expert advisory services to African oil and gas sector

Published: 26 November 2018

US-based Endeavor Management, an international oil and gas management consulting and business advisory firm, has announced a strategic alliance with Centurion Law Firm. Centurion Law is a pan-African legal and...

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SA engineer designs revolutionary new toilet

Published: 25 November 2018

In light of South Africa’s recent water shortages, it is no surprise that a local civil engineer has developed a revolutionary new toilet that uses less than two litres of water...

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Microsoft SA launches programme to boost tech startups

Published: 24 November 2018

Microsoft South Africa has launched a support programme to boost tech startups. Called Head Start, the programme provides startups with open access to wide-ranging skills development resources, coaches and mentors, a...

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Astron Energy opens new fuel loading facility

Published: 23 November 2018

Astron Energy, formerly Chevron South Africa, has officially opened its new Tank Truck Loading Rack (TTLR) at its Cape Town Refinery. The new state-of-the-art fuel loading facility replaces one that...

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Knight Piesold achieves Level 1 BBBEE rating

Published: 23 November 2018

Civil engineering consultancy Knight Piésold has achieved Level 1 BBBEE accreditation. Knight Piésold achieved Level 1 BBBEE and 57% black shareholding through “organic change and meaningful, sustainable transformation”, the consultancy...

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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

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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

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Modern Quarrying

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