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Aerospace support programme success leads to increased funding for supplier development

     7th July 2016 The Aerospace Industry Support Initiative (AISI) - managed by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and funded by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) - has renewed its focus on its Supplier Development Programme (SDP), consequently allocating more resources to the... 

POWER-GEN & DISTRIBUTECH AFRICA: Africa’s power sector to seek sustainable growth drivers

     23rd May 2016 POWER-GEN & DISTRIBUTECH AFRICA: Africa’s power sector to seek sustainable growth drivers Africa’s leading power generation and distribution stakeholders are set to converge in Sandton later this year, for talks on creating power for sustainable growth in Africa. 

POWER-GEN & DISTRIBUTECH AFRICA: Africa’s power sector to seek sustainable growth drivers

Nersa to propose a coal benchmark cost as part of its multiyear price determination for Eskom  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th May 2016 The May 2016 roundup covers activities across South Africa for April 2016 and includes details of the National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s proposal to introduce a coal benchmark cost as part of its final decision on Eskom’s multiyear price determination process; environmental group... 

Nersa to propose a coal benchmark cost as part of its multiyear price determination for Eskom

PPC planning to double every ten years  

By: Martin Creamer     29th April 2016 The target of major cement producer PPC to more than double the size of its business every ten years to retain its market share in Africa is based on the continent’s world-leading rate of urbanisation and the projection that the population of Africa will double by 2050. 

PPC planning to double every ten years

Eaton Launches Mobile Tech Day to Drive Growth in South Africa

     14th April 2016 Johannesburg, South Africa … Power Management Company Eaton today launched its first ever South Africa Mobile Tech Day, a month long exhibition to showcase the company’s solutions in commercial construction.  

Eaton Launches Mobile Tech Day to Drive Growth in South Africa

Creating a sustainable extractive industry in Mozambique

     6th April 2016 Given the enormous natural resources in Mozambique, what needs to be implemented to generate growth and economic stability for the region? 

Creating a sustainable extractive industry in Mozambique

The Mozambique Mining, Oil and Gas and Energy 2016 event gains momentum

     4th April 2016 Interest in the fifth bi-annual international strategic conference on Mozambique Mining, Oil & Gas, and Energy sector (MMEC) is growing at a rapid rate.  

The Mozambique Mining, Oil and Gas and Energy 2016 event gains momentum

Cloudy With A Chance Of Electrons: This Scientist Can Forecast Renewable Electricity

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th March 2016 A group of physicists that included a Nobel laureate and Kurt Vonnegut Jr.’s brother spent the 1940s working in GE labs to figure out how to control the weather. After a promising start – they created snowfall over Schenectady, N.Y. – the project eventually fizzled. 

Cloudy With A Chance Of Electrons: This Scientist Can Forecast Renewable Electricity

Harnessing the power of solar for development in Africa

     7th March 2016 Did you know that two out of three people in Africa live without electricity?  Solar may be the answer to quickly changing that picture.  

Harnessing the power of solar for development in Africa

World’s Largest LED Retrofit Will Cut Chase Bank’s Lighting Bill In Half

     4th March 2016 Banking is about to get brighter. In a deal amounting to the largest single installation of LED lights in history, some 5,000 Chase branches will replace indoor light bulbs and fluorescent tubes and outdoor lamps with over 1.4 million energy-efficient LEDs. The project will cover a projected 25... 

World’s Largest LED Retrofit Will Cut Chase Bank’s Lighting Bill In Half

Driver Trett appointment for the Saldanha Gas & Power Project Advisory & Management Services 

     2nd March 2016 Cape Town - Driver Trett South Africa, the local subsidiary of the international Driver Group of companies, is pleased to announce its appointment by the International Power Consortium South Africa (IPCSA) to deliver specific project advisory and project management services for the new privately... 

Driver Trett appointment for the Saldanha Gas & Power Project Advisory & Management Services

19 Tech stories from 2015 you should know about

     21st January 2016 There were many tech stories that caught our eye in 2015. Here are 19 examples that either touch on GE technology and research or received funding from the company. They stretch from the depths of the human genome to edge of the solar system. 

19 Tech stories from 2015 you should know about

Sphere Holdings is investing in the industrial economy

     1st December 2015 Established in 2003, Sphere is a black-controlled and managed investment holding company looking to grow its diversified portfolio of industrial and business services companies. We have a successful 12 year track record of working with the investors, management teams and founders of our stable of... 

Sphere Holdings is investing in the industrial economy

National Geographic channel and GE have developed an innovative new series: Breakthrough

     20th November 2015 Produced by imagine entertainment and asylum entertainment, the series will examine the amazing technological revolutions that will define our futureHollywood Visionaries Angela Bassett, Peter Berg, Paul Giamatti, Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard and Brett Ratner Each Direct an Episode (Johannesburg. –... 

National Geographic channel and GE have developed an innovative new series: Breakthrough

Corporate Sponsorship As an Imperative for Positive Impact – The GE Example

     22nd October 2015 The CNN/Multichoice African Journalist Awards was established in August 1995 to encourage, promote and recognize excellence in African journalism and it has in the span of 20 years become the most respected journalism awards in the region. Every year, over 1,600 entries in 12 Categories are... 

Corporate Sponsorship As an Imperative for Positive Impact – The GE Example

Selecting the right training provider: Wits gives you the edge 

     19th October 2015 The South African skills landscape changed radically when the various Skills Development Acts were promulgated in the 1990’s. One of the effects was that informal and non-formal training were being recognised as a valued part of skills development.  

Selecting the right training provider: Wits gives you the edge

Sphere Holdings moves to raise R1bn in support of black-industrialist vision

By: Terence Creamer     6th October 2015 Black-owned investment holding company Sphere Holdings plans to raise a further R1-billion in the coming months in support of its strategy to become a leading black industrial enterprise, which could ultimately seek a listing on the JSE. 

Sphere Holdings moves to raise R1bn in support  of black-industrialist vision
Sphere Holdings CEO Itumeleng Kgaboesele

Steel tanks manufacturer supports local government, develops new patented water storage tank The Roddy

     29th July 2015 Meyerton-based steel tank manufacturer Structa Technology is currently rolling out a water infrastructure build programme that supports local municipalities, water utilities, schools, hospitals and clinics.  

Steel tanks manufacturer supports local government, develops new patented water storage tank The Roddy

2015 South African Women In Science Awards Science for a sustainable future

     18th May 2015 The Department of Science and Technology is calling for nominations for the South African Women in Science Awards.  The awards recognise and reward excellence by women scientists and researchers, and to profile them as role models for younger women.  The awards will be made to women who are South... 

2015 South African Women In Science Awards Science for a sustainable future

SA chapter for construction institute

By: Natasha Odendaal     12th May 2015 Capital project owners, government agencies, contractors, suppliers and academia within Africa’s project management and construction industry will soon be able to leverage the knowledge database and processes of the US-based Construction Industry Institute (CII) as a South Africa chapter is... 

SA chapter for construction institute

Turnkey project for Vanguard in two peaking power plants

     4th May 2015 International heavy-lift, abnormal transport and installation specialist, Vanguard, has been active in the Dedisa and Avon open-cycle, gas turbine peaking power projects, two vital power generation endeavours, which are set to supply SA with over 1,000 MW of power in times of high electricity... 

Turnkey project for Vanguard in two peaking power plants

Rail contracting company restores familiar brands

By: Dylan Stewart     21st April 2015 Railway contracting company Loning Hill Properties has been trading as Flint Rail Projects since March 1, 2015, restoring a previously familiar brand in the underground mining industry, says Flint Rail Projects MD Keith Flint 

Rail contracting company restores familiar brands

Acquisition presents business opportunities for steel producer

By: David Oliveira     27th February 2015 The South African division of global advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) and quenched and tempered (Q&T) steel producer SSAB – SSAB South Africa – acquired South African wear specialist company WearClad in October last year, enabling the company to establish its own wear specialist branch –... 

Acquisition presents business opportunities for steel producer
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     13th January 2009 Cable Junction Boxes without knockouts for normal and protected outdoor environments. Cable Junction boxes used to join electrical cables while closing connection points and protecting electrical systems from external hazards. Commonly used in the construction industry, HellermannTyton offers a... 

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