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  • 2018
  • Marleny Arnoldi 19th November 2018 The first new Xtra'polis Mega commuter train to be built in South Africa since the 1970s is undergoing final testing at transport consortium Gibela's train manufacturing facility in Dunnottar, Gauteng, ahead of being handed over before the end of 2018 to the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • African News Agency 19th November 2018 The State capture phenomenon had been around as early as 2014 in South Africa during former president Jacob Zuma's administration, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan told the State capture commission of inquiry on Monday. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • African News Agency 19th November 2018 Eskom on Monday said it was not implementing load shedding but the power grid was stretched with a low possibility of load shedding for the rest of week. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Bloomberg 19th November 2018 Eskom is proposing executive job cuts and a reorganisation of management units in an effort to improve the South African utility's financial position, according to a document seen by Bloomberg. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • African News Agency 16th November 2018 Former Eskom CEO Matshela Koko obstructed coal testing that would have compromised the contract Tegeta Exploration cinched with the power utility, according to a forensic report released by National Treasury on Friday. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Natasha Odendaal 16th November 2018 Mobile operators Cell C and MTN South Africa have reached an agreement with the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) over the implementation of the End-User and Subscriber Service Charter Regulations. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Marleny Arnoldi 16th November 2018 Astron Energy, formerly Chevron South Africa, officially opened its new tank truck loading rack (TTLR) at its Milnerton refinery, in Cape Town, on Wednesday. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Simone Liedtke 16th November 2018 The current trust deficit between government and the private sector is not just based on the private sector's belief that nothing can or will be done, but rather on the lack of correctly identifying opportunities when trying to bridge the gap. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Rebecca Campbell 16th November 2018 From March 17 to March 21 this year, African Heads of State and Government held an Extraordinary Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • African News Agency 21st November 2018 Eskom's financial situation will remain dire for the next few years with a risk its debt burden would grow from R400-billion to some R550-billion in the foreseable future, the power utility's chairperson Phakamani Hadebe conceded on Wednesday. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Irma Venter 21st November 2018 Datsun South Africa has sold just under 25 000 new Datsuns onto the local market since its launch in April 2014, says Datsun South Africa marketing manager Tessa Cooke. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Irma Venter 14th November 2018 Motus is on track to list on the JSE on November 22, in the specialised retail sector, following the unbundling of the Imperial group into its two main businesses: Imperial Logistics and Motus, with the latter housing all of its automotive related activities. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Marleny Arnoldi 14th November 2018 South Africa needs to develop controlled charging strategies before it embarks on large-scale investment in electric vehicles (EVs), Council for Scientific and Industrial Research research engineer Paseka Mabina said during the South African Energy Efficiency Confederation conference, on. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Simone Liedtke 14th November 2018 Vanadium redox flow batteries (VRFBs) are a front-runner technology for meeting the growing demand in the energy storage sector, says Bushveld Energy CEO Mikhail Nikomarov. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Terence Creamer 29th March 2018 A formal oversight structure, involving the National Treasury, as well as executive and nonexecutive directors from South African Airways (SAA), has been established to monitor the implementation of a "revalidated" turnaround strategy at the lossmaking and heavily indebted national carrier. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Marleny Arnoldi 29th March 2018 The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has moved forward public hearings into Eskom's regulating clearing account (RCA) applications for 2014/15 to 2016/17. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • African News Agency 29th March 2018 Moody's Investors Service on Wednesday, announced a decision to downgrade to B2 from B1 the long-term corporate family rating (CFR) of Eskom Holdings SOC Limited (Eskom) and the zero coupon eurobonds to B2 from B1 in line with the CFR. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Terence Creamer 28th March 2018 Oslo-listed renewable-energy developer Scatec Solar, which has its African regional hub in Cape Town, South Africa, expects to begin constructing a 40 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Mozambique in the coming weeks after the project reached financial close in early March. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Kim Cloete 27th March 2018 Eskom's top officials have gone to Parliament to argue their case for a higher tariff increase, saying the 5.23% tariff increase for 2018/19 granted by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) would seriously harm the utility. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • African News Agency 27th March 2018 National carrier South African Airways made a further financial loss of R3.7-billion over the nine months to the end of 2017, as revenue dipped about R1-billion below its forecasts for that period. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • 2017
  • Nica Schreuder 24th November 2017 Cost-cutting measures have been forced upon companies that wish to remain in business in the steel construction and cladding sector, however, this could have a major impact on product safety and performance, with price considerations often taking precedence over quality and safety. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • 24th November 2017 This year's annual Steel Awards, hosted by the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction, showed excellent growth for the South African light steel frame building (LSFB) industry, with more than 25 000 m2 represented in category entries. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Keith Campbell 22nd November 2017 The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has executed an immediate shut down of its NTP Radiochemical Facility, because of non-compliance with licensing conditions. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Simone Liedtke 17th November 2017 Conceptualised as a "for Africa by Africa" event, exhibition company Messe M√ľnchen South Africa (SA) will host the third biennial food and drink technology Africa (fdt Africa) exhibition from September 4 to 6 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, next year. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Simone Liedtke 17th November 2017 Although tank cleaning is considered a 'necessary evil' for any producer in the wine, brewery and beverage industry, South Africa-based industrial nozzle, pump and filter supplier Spray Nozzle says tank cleaning is required between batches to ensure that a reliable, uncontaminated, high-quality. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • 17th November 2017 The food and beverage industry is continuously looking for solutions to increase production efficiency with extremely high system pressure applications becoming more common, especially in typical reverse osmosis applications for whey, wine and beer filtration. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • centre
  • David Oliveira 4th October 2013 Pump manufacturing company Grundfos' new 9 000 m2 facility, in Meadowbrook, which cost about R150-million to construct, was officially opened on August 14 and will serve as the company's assembly and distribution centre for Africa. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • 18th March 2011 The Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the German-African Business Association will jointly host a pavilion at the Pumps, Valves and Pipes Africa 2011 exhibition, taking place from June 7 to 9 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, in Midrand, Gauteng. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • T he South Africa National Convention Centre (SANCB) is a 'one-stop solution' for independent information and assistance, giving neutral advice on all aspects of hosting and organising any business event in South Africa. (southafrica.net)
  • feed-pump
  • Anine Kilian 6th September 2013 Four Sundyne LMV311 feed-pump skids, with spare parts, were delivered to South African energy and chemicals producer Sasol's Secunda complex last month by manufacturer of centrifugal pumps and compressors for the oil, gas, petrochemicals, chemicals, power generation and water processing. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Simone Liedtke
  • Simone Liedtke Updated 6 hours ago Notwithstanding recent and continued advances in the roll-out of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures, South African National Energy Development Institute (Sanedi) GM for cleaner fossil fuel use Professor Tony Surridge expects coal will continue to form a significant component of South. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • strengthen
  • Pieris states that it is important for developing countries such as South Africa (SA) to strengthen their technological capabilities, as these countries have been losing their traditional comparative advantages based on cheap labour, natural resources, and production by small- to medium-sized businesses (SMMEs). (scielo.org.za)
  • 27th
  • Bruce Montiea 27th February 2015 South African companies should diversify their supplier base to effectively explore new markets and achieve the flexibility required to survive challenging and ever-changing business operating environments, says sustainable supplier diversity promoter the South African Supplier Diversity Council. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Bruce Montiea 27th February 2015 In addition to the export incubator it initiated in October last year, to be formally launched later this year as part of its 125 years celebration, business promotion organisation the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) will also launch a Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME). (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • implementation
  • One such strategy is for technology adoption and implementation that can provide solutions for the furniture industry to improve speed, quality, variety, flexibility, and productivity, resulting in improved competitiveness. (scielo.org.za)
  • schemes
  • This project seeks to enable black empowerment beyond share ownership schemes, to create a footprint of industries owned by black people. (www.gov.za)
  • The present study evaluates the aerosol optical property computing performance of the Regional Climate Model (RegCM4) which is interactively coupled with anthropogenic-desert dust schemes, in South Africa. (hindawi.com)
  • Pumps
  • David Oliveira 4th October 2013 Green energy technology services provider New Southern Energy (NSE) is looking to supply and install energy efficient water heating systems, including heat pumps, at a number of hospitals owned by South Africa-based private hospital operator Life Healthcare, NSE director Deepak John tells. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • 18th March 2011 The South African Pumps Manufacturers Association (Sapma) says that the pumps industry in South Africa is in a fairly good state at present. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Dimakatso Motau 18th March 2011 Pump supplier Verder Pumps South Africa (VPSA) says it is focusing on providing clients with a complete pumping solution to maintain its market share in the pumps industry. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Tracy Hancock 18th March 2011 Pumps supplier Timbila Consulting is the sole representative of the Annovi Reverberi high-pressure triplex plunger pump in Southern Africa and has managed to penetrate the South African market in a number of applications, reports Timbila Consulting MD Rainer Scherzinger. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • report
  • Euromonitor International's Ready Meals in South Africa report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. (just-food.com)
  • business
  • One of the key practical steps has been the establishment of the One Stop Shop or InvestSA initiative to remove obstacles to doing business in South Africa. (www.gov.za)
  • But promoting South Africa as an ideal business destination is the easy part. (southafrica.net)
  • What we really want to show the world is that when it comes to business travel, South Africa is much more than simply an ideal business destination. (southafrica.net)
  • Contains industry size and segmentation information, textual and graphical study of business growth trends, dominant companies and macroeconomic data. (reportlinker.com)
  • Most of this growth has been due to the excellent performance of the broader finance and business services sector. (investmentpostcards.com)
  • industrial
  • The Black Industrialists Programme was established to enable black industrialists to enter strategic and targeted industrial sectors and value chains. (www.gov.za)
  • The South African mining industry can be divided into diamonds, gold, platinum-group metals, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, coal, and industrial and miscellaneous commodities. (scielo.org.za)
  • growth
  • This growth has been mostly driven by the boom in the cell-phone industry. (investmentpostcards.com)
  • The World Health Organisation (WHO) reports the fastest growth of obesity in the African region, where childhood overweight and obesity has more than doubled from 1990 to 2013 1 . (ngopulse.org)
  • company
  • October 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - On 3 October 2013, Novo Nordisk South Africa was ranked number 1 in the Deloitte Best Company to work for survey of 2013 in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical category. (3blmedia.com)
  • private
  • In the first six months of the current financial year, the dti through its incentives leveraged more than R27 billion private sector investment and supporting just over 7 000 new jobs to be created. (www.gov.za)
  • On world Obesity Day, the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa (HSF), together with the World Obesity Federation, calls for decisive action from government, private sector and parents. (ngopulse.org)
  • Enterprise
  • And he recently chatted with Pallet Enterprise to give readers a taste of what it is like to run a pallet shop in an emerging market that is struggling to balance both European and African cultures. (palletenterprise.com)
  • products
  • The revived entry-level Japanese brand has two products available in South Africa, namely the Go hatchback and the Go+. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Food industry and especially fast food restaurants - still largely unregulated - needs to become part of the solution by producing healthier products and meals that are lower in added sugar, salt and fat, and by partnering with government and civil society to make healthy food choices more affordable. (ngopulse.org)
  • small
  • National Association for Small and Medium Scale Contractors General Secretary Danny Simumba says accidents in the construction sector have now become second from mine accidents. (lusakatimes.com)
  • Many of the small and medium enterprises in the sector are victims to these accidents. (lusakatimes.com)