R/€ = 14.55 Change: 0.02
R/$ = 12.50 Change: 0.01
Au 1301.61 $/oz Change: -2.13
Pt 901.50 $/oz Change: -9.36


Court rules DAFF failed to properly consider application for Forestry Licence

28th September 2017 On 22 September 2017 the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ruled on a matter that has been preventing the Long Beach Home Owners Association from developing their properties for the past five years. The Long Beach development – situated in the Great Kei Municipality near East London – plans to build... 

MPs to include State capture in Molefe probe

By: African News Agency      21st June 2017 Parliament’s portfolio committee on public enterprises on Wednesday resolved to devote August to an in-depth probe of the circumstances surrounding Brian Molefe’s re-appointment to the helm of Eskom, including allegations of the Gupta family’s hold on the power utility. “The committee agrees that... 

Brown to set up Eskom corruption probe headed by retired judge 

By: Terence Creamer     25th May 2017 Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has announced that she will institute a “broad scope” investigation into allegations of corruption currently hanging over State-owned electricity producer Eskom. The terms of reference and form of the investigation were still to be finalised, but Brown... 

Denel contradicts Gigaba’s reported stance on VR Laser Asia

By: African News Agency      24th May 2017 Denel on Wednesday contradicted reports that Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba had ordered the State-owned arms manufacturer to dissolve its controversial joint venture with VR Laser Asia, a company linked to the Gupta business empire, and withdraw its litigation against National Treasury for... 

Eskom seeks damages from Democratic Alliance

By: Anine Kilian     8th March 2017 State-owned Eskom has lodged papers in the High Court against the Democratic Alliance (DA) for wrongful and defamatory actions by the party against the company and its interim CEO Matshela Koko, the entity said on Wednesday. The DA published an article on its website in late January titled, “DA... 

Brown calls for Eskom to bring Dentons report to Parliament 

By: African News Agency      8th March 2017 Eskom should be called before Parliament to brief MPs on the Dentons report, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Wednesday. “Eskom should come and run you through the report,” the minister told the portfolio committee on public enterprises after she was asked for her view on the... 

Outa to take Eskom to task at Competition Commission

By: Natasha Odendaal     21st February 2017 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has requested the Competition Commission to investigate the possibility of fining State-owned power utility Eskom and called for the unbundling of the utility into two entities to break its monopolistic control. The civil society group this week lodged a... 

Outa calls for judicial enquiry into Eskom’s affairs 

By: Natasha Odendaal     17th February 2017 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on Friday called for a full judicial commission of enquiry into State-owned Eskom's affairs, following the release of a redacted version of the so-called Dentons report into corruption at the parastatal. International legal firm Dentons conducted a... 

Eskom releases redacted version of Dentons report, but only to PAIA applicants 

By: Terence Creamer     7th February 2017 State-owned electricity utility Eskom has agreed to release a redacted version of a “final report” compiled by international legal firm Dentons in July 2015, following a board-initiated probe into the operational and financial underperformance of the organisation at the time. However, the report... 

Innovation in infrastructure financing is powering Africa's future

23rd May 2016 Responding to the substantial growing demand for infrastructure assets throughout Africa, leading global law firm Dentons and African development finance institution Africa Finance Corporation joined forces to host the Powering Africa's Future Forum. The event explored both the benefits and... 

Global law firm opens second office after setting up shop in SA last year

By: Schalk Burger     20th February 2015 Global law firm Dentons is opening its second office in South Africa and makes Dentons the first global law firm to be broad-based black economic-empowerment level 1 qualified in South Africa. “Our expansion in South Africa underscores our commitment to bring clients comprehensive solutions and... 

MPRDA Amendment Bill could present legal ambiguity for oil & gas sector 

By: Natalie Greve     27th August 2014 If approved, the much debated Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) Amendment Bill, currently before President Jacob Zuma for final endorsement, was likely to create ambiguity and uncertainty around the overarching legislation governing the oil and gas industry. Describing South... 


Latest News


Latest Videos



Engineering News is a product of Creamer Media.

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more


We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store


Advertising on Engineering News is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now
Register Close