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Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian

Anine Kilian is a Creamer Media Contributing Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

Tel: +2711 622 3744


Cost competitiveness key for a thriving energy sector

6th July 2018 The number of power projects across Africa and South Africa has grown in the last few years and has given rise to many opportunities, but also challenges, Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies executive director Saul Levin said on Wednesday. Speaking at the Manufacturing Indaba, in Sandton, he... 

Govt points to auto, textiles sectors as signs of manufacturing hope

6th July 2018 South Africa has the potential to revive, remould and expand its manufacturing sector through partnerships between industry and government, Department of Trade and Industry deputy director general Lionel October said on Wednesday. Addressing delegates at the Manufacturing Indaba, in Sandton, he... 

Automotive sector encouraged to embrace Fourth Industrial Revolution

6th July 2018 The automotive industry is undergoing tremendous transformation and change and there are various challenges that need to be addressed within South Africa’s automotive industry, African Innovators director Sherrie Donaldson said at the recent Manufacturing Indaba, whcih took place in Sandton in... 

Atterbury signs first tenant for Randport industrial development

6th July 2018 Contact lens manufacturer CooperVision will become the first tenant at JSE-listed Atterbury’s R850-million Randport industrial development, in Gosforth Park, Germiston, Ekurhuleni.   

Exxaro goes digital at new Mpumalanga coal mine

5th July 2018 Diversified resources company Exxaro Resources on Thursday broke ground on its R3.3-billion “smart” Belfast mine, in Mpumalanga. The mine is the first of its kind in South Africa and will have a digital twin – a complete digital replica of the mine that will allow management and the contracted... 

Eskom denies reports of debt restructuring

4th July 2018 State-owned Eskom says recent media reports suggesting the company plans to restructure or extend its debt are not true. Various media outlets have reported that the utility is considering asking for extensions on some debt, and staff layoffs, amid a constrained financial position. 

SARB launches coins, banknotes that honour Madiba

4th July 2018 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has launched a public awareness campaign to introduce South Africans to a commemorative series of banknotes and a R5 circulation coin which honour the birth centenary of former President Nelson Mandela.  The commemorative banknotes and the R5 circulation coin... 

KLT’s community partnerships in South Africa recipe for meeting global production standard

3rd July 2018 India-based automotive component manufacturer KLT Automotive and Tubular Products South Africa plans to add 1 000 people to its 900-strong work force in the next eight years. The company has a major contract with the Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) for the Ford Ranger, and... 

More than R650m budgeted to prepare Gauteng land for expropriation

2nd July 2018 The Department of Human Settlements has budgeted more than R650-million to prepare identified portions of land in Gauteng for expropriation without compensation. Human Settlements MEC Dikgang Uhuru Moiloa said on Monday that the province’s rapid land release programme, launched in May, would... 

Digitisation key for mining industry to remain relevant

2nd July 2018 For the mining industry to remain relevant in the future, there has to be a culture shift to embrace technology, AEL Technical and Compliance Executive Dirk van Soelen said at the AEL WEETR conference. Speaking to Mining Weekly Online, he said it was important for the industry to use a trial and... 


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