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Middle East to invest $20-billion in SA

Published: 23 July 2018

When President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a plan to attract $100-billion to kick start South Africa’s struggling economy earlier this year, the target seemed impossibly large. A few short months later, both...

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Grayston enquiry awaits closing arguments

Published: 22 July 2018

The commission of inquiry appointed to probe Johannesburg's Grayston pedestrian bridge collapse has completed hearing oral evidence and now awaits the submission of closing arguments, the Department of Labour has...

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Call for entries for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Published: 21 July 2018

The fifth edition of the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation is open for entries. The deadline for engineers from sub-Saharan Africa to enter is Monday, 23 July.

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AfCFTA the star of AGOA Forum

Published: 20 July 2018

According to US Deputy Secretary of State, John J Sullivan, Africa is the major market of the future. Between today and 2050, roughly half of the world’s population growth will...

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Dti sponsors local companies for trade mission to Angola

Published: 18 July 2018

Gauteng-based civil and structural consulting engineering company UWP Consulting is hoping to expand its market to Angola following participation in the Trade and Investment Mission to Angola towards the end...

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Everising upgrades sawing machines

Published: 17 July 2018

Taiwan-based Everising Machine Company has upgraded its P- and E-series sawing machines, available locally from distributor of cutting consumables and capital equipment, First Cut. The sawing machines can now process...

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Sasol inaugurates new coal mine

Published: 17 July 2018

Sasol Mining is South Africa’s third largest coal producer, producing over 40 Mt of coal annually. More than 90% of this is used for the production of Sasol’s synthetic fuels and chemicals.

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New strategies for US-Africa trade to be discussed at AGOA forum

Published: 16 July 2018

The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is a unilateral US trade preference programme that provides duty-free, quota-free treatment for over 6400 tariff lines from 40 AGOA-eligible sub-Saharan African countries...

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New local head for Mercedes-Benz Trucks

Published: 15 July 2018

Maretha Gerber has been appointed as the new head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks for Southern Africa, replacing Clinton Savage.

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New GM for Fluor SA

Published: 14 July 2018

Fluor South Africa has announced the appointment of Tolani Azeez as general manager. Azeez, who has more than 17 years of project management experience in international engineering, procurement and construction...

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Effective maintenance of heavy vehicle brakes vital

Published: 14 July 2018

A highly critical part of any truck and trailer combination is the braking system. However, truck and bus accidents, which are invariably very serious, are reported all too often. The...

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Accolades for Grayston pedestrian bridge

Published: 13 July 2018

Royal HaskoningDHV walked away with four awards for the Grayston pedestrian bridge at the recent SAICE JHB Regional Awards held in Midrand. The bridge was awarded the Most Outstanding Civil...

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State-of-the-art protection for metal seated ball valves

Published: 12 July 2018

Valves utilised by the chemical, petrochemical and mining sectors are exposed to corrosive fluids containing wear particles which, when trapped between rotating and stationary surfaces, cause abrasion wear damage. Coating technology specialist Thermaspray has therefore introduced a...

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GE Power signs first Botswana contract

Published: 11 July 2018

GE Power’s Grid Solution business has announced that it has signed its first contract with Botswana Power Corporation (BPC). The contract includes the design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of...

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2018 API Summit and Expo announced

Published: 10 July 2018

The 9th API Summit and Expo has been announced. Senior African property investors, developers and decision makers will meet on the 20th and 21st of September to discuss how to build a smarter...

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Schneider Electric and DHET sign letter of intent

Published: 06 July 2018

Schneider Electric South Africa has signed a statement of intent with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to expand its Access to Education training collaboration.

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Siemens to launch the right soft starter for every application

Published: 05 July 2018

Siemens’ range of SIRIUS soft starters with intelligent functions offers a soft alternative for almost any application, from simple to sophisticated drive requirements such as heavy-duty starting. They enable you...

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Veolia SA inaugurates new chemical plant

Published: 09 July 2018

Veolia Water Technologies South Africa has inaugurated its new chemical blending facility in Pomona, Kempton Park. The 6 600 m2 plant is the main blending facility for the company’s local operations and...

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Agility enables KZN road project to stay on track

Published: 08 July 2018

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) project on the N2 between Mtunzini and Empangeni in KwaZulu-Natal has required “a high level of agility”, according to Jonathan Pearce...

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New Ford SA MD appointed

Published: 07 July 2018

Neale Hill has been appointed MD of Ford South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. Effective 1 July, Hill will succeed outgoing MD Casper Kruger.

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Sibanye-Stillwater pledges to improve safety

Published: 07 July 2018

In the wake of the latest fatality at a Sibanye-Stillwater mine, the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources, Sahlulele Luzipo, has called for strong action to be taken...

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SEW-Eurodrive invests in local production for helical bevel gear units

Published: 06 July 2018

SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa has introduced a new assembly line for local production of its K19 and K29 helical bevel gear units. The assembly line has been commissioned in-house in accordance with...

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PERI SA supplies complete solution for Katherine Towers

Published: 05 July 2018

PERI South Africa has supplied a complete solution, encompassing design, site supervision and transport, as well as a range of products and systems, for the Katherine Towers project in Sandton. Designed by architecture and interior architecture group Paragon, with...

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Africa-focused trade and investment programme launched

Published: 04 July 2018

In order to meet the need for African countries to work closely together in addressing the challenges of fragmented markets and under-developed production structures a $1-billion South Africa-Africa Trade and...

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3D printed components for GE gas turbine upgrade solution

Published: 03 July 2018

GE Power has announced the MXL2, an upgrade solution for the company’s GT13E2 gas turbines. The MXL2 features Additive Manufactured Performance (AMP), with key components manufactured using additive technology, also...

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Professor Ian Jandrell: a ‘Science Oscar’ winner

Published: 29 June 2018

Professor Ian Jandrell, dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at Wits University, and a director of Crown Publications, received a ‘Science Oscar’ at the 2017/2018 National...

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Company aims to remove emissions from mining equipment

Published: 02 July 2018

A new battery driven mining vehicle solution provider has entered the market. Battery Power Industries (BPI), is a proudly South African OEM specialising in the development of battery energy systems, electrical traction systems and high speed charging systems for underground mining...

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Eskom likely to be restructured

Published: 01 July 2018

Calls for restructuring at Eskom seem to be gaining ground, with Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene stating that this is top of the agenda at a recent conference. “Beyond the discussions and the negotiations...

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Chevron funding helps small fuel supplier grow

Published: 30 June 2018

Crusade Logistics, a 51% Black-owned and 30% Black female-owned fuel hauler, recently secured Enterprise and Supplier Development (E&SD) funding from Chevron South Africa to expand its business. Chevron South Africa’s...

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Environmentally friendly alternative to wooden pallet boards and crates

Published: 29 June 2018

According to Jan Vreken, the founder of Kimmo, the company’s KimmoBoard and KimmoBin products are an ideal replacement for wooden pallet boards and crates. Made from honeycomb fibreboard technology, KimmoBoard is...

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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.

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