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Product presentation showcases VRF technology

By: Nadine James     22nd September 2017 Last month, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) product distributor AHI Carrier South Africa – the official distributor for Japanese air-conditioning manufacturer Toshiba – hosted a product presentation and training event for the Toshiba SHRM-e variable refrigerant flow (VRF) system.... 

Eskom, NamPower sign five-year supply deal

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     23rd March 2017 Eskom on Thursday signed a five-year firm electricity sales agreement with Namibia’s national electricity utility NamPower, providing energy security to the neighbouring country and facilitating economic development and growth. Eskom interim CEO Matshela Koko noted at the signing, held alongside... 

Products supplied by A.B.E Construction Chemicals were successfully applied to create and coat floors in four parts of Southern Africa.

     9th March 2017 A.B.E. Is part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group. The A.B.E. Products supplied were: 

Lesotho Highlands Water Project compensation policy introduced

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     28th February 2017 The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has reaffirmed its commitment to improve the livelihoods of communities affected by the second phase of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP).  During a consultative workshop to share the newly approved Phase II Compensation Policy, held in... 

Preferential trade area between Sacu, Mercosur now in force

By: African News Agency      27th October 2016 The Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between the Common Market of the South America (Mercosur) and the Southern African Customs Union (Sacu) has come into force, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said on Friday. Sidwell Medupe, DTI spokesperson said in a statement: “South Africa has... 

Afrox secures LPG deals worth R1bn

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     9th September 2016 Local welding and gas solutions provider Afrox on Friday reported that it had signed additional deals within the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector totalling R1.1-billion. The first contract will see the company provide LPG to major Lesotho distributor Gordon Enterprises over a ten-year period,... 

Body of trapped Implats miner located, recovery under way

By: African News Agency      3rd June 2016 The body of trapped Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) miner Ohemile Moses Maamogwa has been located, the company said on Friday. “It is with deep sadness that the Impala Platinum management team and the board of directors of Implats announce that after an intensive search and rescue... 

Search for trapped Implats miner continues; familly to be taken underground

By: African News Agency      1st June 2016 The family of a trapped Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) miner will on Wednesday go underground to see where he went missing, the company said. “We have obtained a clearance from rescue teams to take representatives of the family underground to see and understand the [rescue] process,”... 

Afrisam Invests In The Economic Development Of Lesotho And Its People

     23rd May 2016 As the leading supplier of concrete materials in southern Africa, AfriSam has been supplying the Lesotho nation with superior quality cement for over half a century. The company established a physical presence in Lesotho when it opened its distribution centre in Maseru in 1999.  This year AfriSam... 

Lesotho aiming to be a major diamond producer in next few years

By: Ilan Solomons     6th May 2016 The mining industry in Lesotho is still in its infancy, but it is developing and has a lot of potential, says Lesotho Mining Minister Lebohang Thotanyana. In 2015, Lesotho adopted the Minerals and Mining Policy – the first time that the country has developed a policy specifically focused on its... 

Gigaba: number of foreign visitors rise, despite new visa laws 

By: Natalie Greve     12th January 2016 The number of foreign visitors to South Africa increased by 7.6% year-on-year over the festive season to some two-million between December 1 and January 7, according to figures released by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) on Tuesday. Addressing a media briefing in Johannesburg, Home Affairs... 

Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II, Lesotho and South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     7th January 2016 Construction of the Polihali dam and tunnel is expected to start towards the end of 2018. 

Consulting firms appointed to conduct geotechnical investigations for LHWP

By: Kimberley Smuts     11th December 2015 Engineering and environmental consulting firm Jeffares & Green’s (J&G’s) geotechnical division, in association with Lesotho consulting firm GWC Consulting Engineers, has been appointed to undertake the supervision of the geotechnical investigations for the Polihali dam and a 38.2 km transfer... 

Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II, Lesotho to South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     7th August 2015 The procurement of consultants for the four-phased, multibillion-rand binational Lesotho Highlands Water Project has signalled the official start of the physical work component of Phase 2 of the project. 

Phase 2 of LHWP in full swing

By: Bruce Montiea     31st July 2015 The procurement of consultants for the four-phased, multibillion-rand binational Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP), signalled the official start of the physical work component of Phase II of the project, says LHWP implementing agency the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority CEO Refiloe... 

Shoprite launches money transfer service for Lesotho citizens in SA

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     10th July 2015 Lesotho Finance Minister Dr Mamphono Khaketla this week launched South African retail company Shoprite’s Money Transfer cross-border remittances facility in Maseru, Lesotho. The pilot project would provide Lesotho citizens legally working and residing in South Africa with access to an affordable,... 

Consulting firms appointed for Lesotho water project

     26th June 2015 Three consulting engineering firms have been awarded contracts that are collectively worth more than M40-million, about R39-million, as part of the advance infrastructure works for the multi-billion rand, binational Lesotho Highlands Water project (LHWP), being undertaken by the governments of... 

Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II, Lesotho to South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     5th June 2015 The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority has appointed three consultants for work packages as part of Phase 2 of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project. 

Contractors appointed for LHWP Phase 2 work packages 

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     28th May 2015 The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has appointed three consultants for work packages as part of Phase 2 of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP). The contracts, worth a collective M40-million, were awarded to the SMEC-FMA joint venture (JV); Jeffares & Green, in association... 

Final maize meal consignment heads to Lesotho for hunger relief

By: Tracy Hancock     14th January 2015 Twenty trucks carrying more than 700 t of maize meal procured from emerging South African farmers are scheduled to leave a mill, in Nigel, Gauteng, on Wednesday for Maseru, the capital of Lesotho, to deliver the final consignment of maize meal for hunger relief efforts deployed by the South... 

Vodacom expands LTE presence to Lesotho

By: Natasha Odendaal     13th October 2014 Telecommunications group Vodacom has extended its long-term evolution offering to Lesotho, starting in Maseru, as data demand in the region “booms”. Vodacom expected significant uptake of the next-generation technology, which would be extended to other districts in the next few months, on the... 

Metolong dam and water supply programme, Lesotho

     9th May 2014 The Metolong dam is expected to be completed by September. 

Lesotho’s Metolong dam to be completed in Sept

By: Natalie Greve     5th May 2014 After missing its targeted April completion date, as a result of heavy rainfall in the area, the Metolong dam, which forms a key component of the Metolong Dam Water Supply Programme (MDWSP), in Lesotho, is expected to be completed by September, fly ash product manufacturer and project supplier... 

Lesotho’s Metolong Dam close to completion

     5th May 2014 Ash Resources, South Africa’s leading manufacturer and supplier of fly ash products, is adding the Metolong Dam Water Supply Programme to their impressive track record of water infrastructure projects in Lesotho. MDWSP is designed to cater for the long-term needs of the important lowland areas of... 

Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase 2 launched 

By: Leandi Kolver     27th March 2014 The governments of South Africa and Lesotho on Thursday launched Phase 2 of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP), of which Phase 1 had been operational since 2004. Phase 2 of the LHWP would be implemented in terms of two distinct systems, namely a water delivery system to augment the... 

A New African Consulting Engineering Powerhouse Is Born

     12th March 2014 “The time has come for us to demonstrate that we can do things for ourselves as Africans, and take the challenge to build a global giant out of Africa,” says Fuzile Felix Fongoqa, Executive Chairman of the newly established NAKO Group. In February 2014, three of South Africa’s most established... 

ILISO Consulting enters into long-term partnership to form Nako Group

     3rd March 2014 A new African Consulting Engineering Powerhouse is born ILISO Consulting has announced that it has entered into a long-term partnership with Lategan Bouwer Engineers and Triocon Consulting Engineers to form the Nako Group, the first African-owned, multi-disciplinary consulting engineering... 

New facility to distribute 20-million garments

By: David Oliveira     18th October 2013 South Africa-based work apparel manufacturer Jonsson Workwear’s new 12 000 m2 distribution centre, next to the R21 highway, in Johannesburg, will increase the company’s distribution capacity from seven-million to 20-million garments a year, says Jonsson head of marketing Julia Fryer. Construction... 

Engen Lesotho contributes R100 000 sponsorship to Morija Arts & Cultural Festival

     1st October 2013 Engen Lesotho, a leading supplier of refined petroleum products and convenience services, has contributed R100 000 towards the success of the Mountain Kingdom’s annual Morija Arts & Cultural Festival, which will run from 26 September through 06 October. Engen Lesotho managing director, Theodore... 

Miscellaneous

By: Asha Ramsaran     15th March 2013 Tenders arising from a range of sectors  

Miscellaneous

By: Asha Ramsaran     8th March 2013 Tenders arising from a range of sectors  

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By: Asha Ramsaran     1st March 2013 Tenders arising from a range of sectors  

Miscellaneous

By: Asha Ramsaran     22nd February 2013 Tenders arising from a range of sectors  

Miscellaneous

By: Asha Ramsaran     15th February 2013 Tenders arising from a range of sectors  

Miscellaneous

By: Asha Ramsaran     8th February 2013 Tenders arising from a range of sectors  

Miscellaneous

By: Asha Ramsaran     1st February 2013 Tenders arising from a range of sectors  

Maseru Mall project, Lesotho

By: Sheila Barradas     18th January 2013 The project was launched in November 2012. 

Six African projects make top 100 ‘most innovative and inspiring’ list

By: Irma Venter     21st September 2012 Global professional services firm KPMG has named six African infrastructure projects among its list of 100 “most innovative and inspiring” urban infrastructure projects in the world.   The six projects are the Brics cable project, in South Africa and Mauritius; the Djibouti Railway, in Ethiopia;... 

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