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2019 CESA Infrastructure Indaba announced

Published: 21 February 2019

Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) has announced the dates of this year’s Infrastructure Indaba. To be held on 6-7 March 2019 at the Durban International Convention Centre, this event aims...

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Spotlight on school infrastructure

Published: 20 February 2019

The Suid-Afrikaanse Onderwysersunie (SAOU) has released the results of a national survey on school infrastructure, with 70 schools across South Africa having been identified as “on the brink of collapse”...

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African Minerals Development Centre moves to African Union Commission

Published: 19 February 2019

The African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC), which has been co-ordinating the implementation of the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) for the past six years, has been passed from The Economic Commission...

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Kathu enters commercial operation

Published: 19 February 2019

The Kathu Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project has reached commercial operation. Built by a consortium that includes Spanish companies SENER and Acciona Industrial, as well as French utility ENGIE, the 100...

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Record investment into Africa in 2018

Published: 18 February 2019

2018 saw the largest annual support for investment across Africa by the European Investment Bank (EIB) in 54 years of operations on the continent. The Bank provided EUR 3.3 billion...

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Offshore discovery boosts SA oil and gas potential

Published: 17 February 2019

The recent discovery of gas condensate 175km off the southern coast of South Africa could prove the presence of billions of barrels of oil equivalent in local waters. The discovery...

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Global Climate Action Awards entries open

Published: 16 February 2019

The UN has announced that applications for 2019 UN Global Climate Action Awards are now open. The focus of United Nations Climate Change’s Momentum for Change initiative, the awards recognise...

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CESA commends 2019 SONA message

Published: 15 February 2019

In a statement issued after President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2019 State of the Nation Address (SONA), Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) commended the President for stating that infrastructure investment is key...

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Eskom’s business to be unbundled

Published: 15 February 2019

The outline of a turnaround plan for Eskom was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa during his recent State of the Nation address. The embattled utility is to be split into...

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Big product reveal from MB Crusher at Bauma 2019

Published: 14 February 2019

Italian crusher attachment manufacturer MB Crusher has announced that it will reveal something truly revolutionary at the world's largest construction event, Bauma. Bauma 2019, to be held in Munich, Germany...

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Worst load shedding in 5 years

Published: 14 February 2019

The latest round of load shedding has been blamed on a number of issues by Eskom, including failures at its two newest power stations. According to the utility, seven generating...

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Cape Town NPO supports recycling entrepreneurs

Published: 13 February 2019

Mentoring and training NPO, Angels Resource Centre, launches crowdfunding effort for recycling entrepreneurs. Angels Resource Centre trains and mentors entrepreneurs in recycling through their Big Waste Wake-Up programme, launched in...

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Fuel price increase calls for tighter management of finances

Published: 13 February 2019

The announcement by the Department of Energy of petrol and diesel price increases which take effect  on 6 February only reinforces the mantra to save.

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Missing link for integrating physical and IT security resources

Published: 12 February 2019

Better communication is the key to integrating physical and IT security in enterprises today. This is according to Charl Ueckermann, CEO at AVeS Cyber Security, who says physical and IT...

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Career prospects looking up, but welders must embrace safety culture

Published: 12 February 2019

Global research in 2018 showed that the global welding market is growing unexpectedly strongly. That growth in turn implies increasing demand for welders. One of the factors driving this growth...

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Luxury vehicle manufacturer uses Rand-Air for superior paint finish

Published: 11 February 2019

Local provider of portable air and power, Rand-Air, recently hired two diesel oil-free compressors to a local facilities management company, for use at the end-customer’s local motor vehicle manufacturing plant...

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Trends affecting Africa’s energy sector

Published: 11 February 2019

The Africa Energy Indaba, to be held later this month, will unpack a number of trends affecting the energy sector on the continent. Among these, it will look at:

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Long-term corrosion protection

Published: 10 February 2019

Corrosion specialist Cortec has released a long-term corrosion protection product in a spray formula. Protecting against corrosion for up to four years, VpCI-329 D ES is a ready-to-use spray providing...

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Applications for postgraduate studies in the US now open

Published: 09 February 2019

The US embassy has announced that applications for the 2020-2021 Fulbright Foreign Student Program are now open. This international programme offers scholarships to South Africans interested in pursuing a Master’s or...

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CESA calls for co-operation and collaboration in industry

Published: 08 February 2019

Delivering his presidential address for the year, Consulting Engineers South Africa’s (CESA) Neresh Pather says that there is a strong focus within CESA on working with and supporting government, on...

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2019 Africa Automation Fair announced

Published: 07 February 2019

Foreign investors and South African industry players seem to be taking a ‘wait and see’ approach to industrial and manufacturing growth, putting the country at risk of falling behind its neighbours. However, investment in automation...

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Africa Centre for Climate and Sustainable Development inaugurated

Published: 06 February 2019

The Africa Centre for Climate and Sustainable Development has been inaugurated. Established by the Italian government in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Food and Agriculture...

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Government calls on private sector engineers to help SA’s infrastructure crisis

Published: 05 February 2019

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has challenged private sector engineers to help government with their expertise in repairing South Africa’s crumbling infrastructure, the African News Agency reported. He specifically cited roads...

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Afrox upgrades hospital service facilities

Published: 04 February 2019

Afrox is upgrading its service facilities at hospitals across South Africa. This is part of the company’s R150 million investment strategy to deliver on the state healthcare tender award to supply hospitals and clinics across the...

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Eskom too big to fail

Published: 02 February 2019

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa telling delegates at the World Economic Forum in Davos that a turnaround strategy for Eskom would soon be unveiled, many industry and finance experts are proposing...

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Record repair time for dragline excavator boom

Published: 01 February 2019

Genrec Engineering’s repair of a damaged dragline excavator boom for one of South Africa’s leading coal mines was achieved in just 10 weeks – a record for the local industry...

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Undiscovered hydrocarbons key to SA’s energy future

Published: 31 January 2019

According to Cape Town-based Alumni Energy Investments (AEI), South Africa has shifted from coal to locally-extracted hydrocarbons on its way to renewable, sustainable energy. In a report published by the...

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AECOM appoints new African Architecture Director

Published: 31 January 2019

Adriaan Vorster has been appointed as Director for Architecture in Africa by AECOM. He joins AECOM from SSH, where he was the Healthcare Director for the MENA region, Resident Director of South Africa, and Partner.

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Africa leads in the Zayed Sustainability Prize

Published: 30 January 2019

The 2019 Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE’s global award in sustainability, saw over 2000 submissions from 130 countries. However, the highest number of applications came from Africa, with African innovators...

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2019 Africa CEO Forum announced

Published: 29 January 2019

The 2019 Africa CEO Forum, the 7th edition of the largest international meeting of Africa’s private sector, has been announced for 25 and 26 March. To be held in Kigali...

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