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Cup Final, Battle Royale.

     21st June 2017 Engen, South Africa’s leading petroleum brand*, would like to congratulate SuperSportUnited on reaching the final of the 2017 Nedbank Cup, played on Saturday June 24 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Kick-off is at 20h15.   Supersport United and Orlando Pirates have been in some major battles this... 

The journey to stardom beckons at the 2017, Engen Knockout Challenge.

     13th June 2017 The journey to stardom beckons for many young football hopefuls via the Engen Knockout Challenge. Brought to you by Engen, South Africa’s leading petroleum brand*, the Engen Knockout Challenge is played in five cities across South Africa, namely: Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Durban, Bloemfontein... 

No taxi protests planned 'for now' over rising price of Quantum

By: News24Wire      8th June 2017 There will be no taxi protest "over the escalating price of the Toyota Quantum in Durban for now", the SA National Taxi Council (Santaco) said on Thursday. Santaco had threatened to shut down the whole country if the highly used Toyota Quantum manufacturer did not respond to their demands within... 

Metrorail cancels trains in Soweto due to protest

By: African News Agency      20th March 2017 Metrorail train services operating in Soweto between New Canada, Dube and Mzimhlophe were on Monday morning suspended Monday morning during peak hours because of a service delivery protest. It was not immediately clear what the protesters were demanding, but the unrest began in the early hours of... 

Taking the gap

By: Terence Creamer     3rd March 2017 Like a Mamelodi Sundowns striker against a hapless Orlando Pirates defender, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan skilfully took the gap left by President Jacob Zuma in defining what is meant by “radical socio-economic transformation”. Only days earlier the President had a real opportunity to use the... 

Township businesses need protection

By: Sydney Majoko     17th February 2017 On the last Monday of January, we woke up to the news that the manager of the internationally renowned Sakhumzi restaurant, in Vilakazi street, in Soweto was murdered in an attempted robbery. In the grand scheme of things, although this sounds callous, it was just another one of all the murders... 

Championing Delivery

By: Tracy Hancock     3rd February 2017 Founder of black-empowered consulting engineering firm PD Naidoo & Associates Pragalathan Dhanapalan (Dempsey) Naidoo may be retiring from Mott MacDonald, but the civil engineering industry and business world, he tells Tracy Hancock of Engineering News, has not yet seen the last of him. 

Soccer tournament celebrates year of commitment and development

     31st October 2016 A year of exciting development with soccer and life skills training for over 600 school boys culminated in a tournament at Lusaka Sports Complex in Swaneville on the West Rand on 29 October, to celebrate the year and give the players the opportunity to pit their burgeoning soccer skills against... 

Top talent primed for the 2016 Engen Champ of Champs

     22nd September 2016 The journey to the top for many of the country’s prodigiously talented young footballers is set to continue following the draw for the eagerly anticipated Engen Champ of Champs on Tuesday, 20 September 2016. The Engen Champ of Champs, which pits the five regional Engen Knockout Challenge winners... 

#YourJourneyStartsHere continues at Engen Champ of Champs

     12th September 2016 The journey to the top for many of the country’s most talented young footballers continues as the winners of the regional Engen Knockout Challenge competitions face-off for the Engen Champ of Champs title in early October. The 2016 Engen Knockout Challenge crowned regional champions in Port... 

Fluor Proud to be Part of Initiative to Help Mobilise People in Alexandra

     28th June 2016 ALEXANDRA, South Africa and IRVING, Texas (28 June, 2016) – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that 50 excited children at Kwabhekilanga Secondary School in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, have received bicycles through a partnership between the City of Joburg and Qhubeka. The... 

Company picks up awards for major projects

     24th June 2016 The Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers (Fice) selected Stantec’s Caloosahatchee River Bridge Widening and Wekiva Parkway Sections 4A & 4B projects carried out in Florida, US for awards under its yearly “Outstanding Project Awards” program.  

Engen congratulates Supersport United on Nedbank Cup victory

     31st May 2016 Engen, South Africa’s leading petroleum brand*, extends congratulations to their valued partners Supersport United who were crowned 2016 Nedbank Cup Champions on Saturday. Supersport United clinched the Nedbank Cup title when they beat Soweto giants Orlando Pirates 3-2 at a packed Peter Mokaba... 

There’s more to elections than attendance at manifesto launch rallies 

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     13th May 2016 An old Prog – a former member of the liberal Progressive Party, one of the precursors of the Democratic Alliance (DA) – told me a story about the 1961 general election, which was held on October 18, 13 months before I was born. 

Gauteng meets township spending target

By: Natasha Odendaal     22nd February 2016 The Gauteng provincial government (GPG) has reached its 12% target for township-based procurement spend for the past financial year, with 1 805 township enterprises, up from 400, now benefiting from the Township Economy Revitalisation (TER) strategy. To date, 5 321 small, medium-sized and... 

High-horsepower locomotive engine destined for SA

By: Dylan Slater     22nd January 2016 US-based engine manufacturer Cummins’ high-horsepower diesel engine, the QSK95 tier 3, will be launched in South Africa in either late 2016, or early 2017.  

New hydraulic hybrid drive transmission exceeds US fuel-economy standards

     16th October 2015 Motion and control technology specialist Parker Hannifin announced last month that its RunWise hydraulic hybrid drive transmission meets the fuel-economy standards that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed in mid-June. The new standards call for large diesel-powered vehicles,... 

Soccer Academy breeds success in life

     22nd September 2015 It has been another year of success and personal growth for the young players of the Tsogo Sun Soccer Academy, as the season closed with an exciting tournament on Saturday 19 September at Lusaka Sports Complex in Swaneville on the West Rand. Gift Mokguo, head of the Soccer Academy and U19 soccer... 

HID Global Helps Simplify Access to Critical Data for Retailers and Enterprise Organizations with Authentication Solutions for Microsoft Office 365

     14th September 2015 News Highlights: • Retailers can improve service and enhance security by enabling floor staff to access the information they need by simply tapping a smart card to their tablet. • Healthcare organizations simplify electronic prescription signing and enterprise users have easier access to cloud... 

Gauteng econ development department accelerates support for township SMMEs

By: Natalie Greve     4th September 2015 Driving the Gauteng Department of Economic Development’s (DED’s) mandate of township revitalisation, MEC for Economic Development, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development Lebogang Maile reported on Friday that the department had provided financial support to 643 existing small-,... 

Eskom apologises to Soweto for power cuts 

By: News24Wire      15th May 2015 Eskom said the infrastructure upgrades in Soweto were aimed at minimising the need for load shedding and to stop the debt of R4bn from increasing any further, the utility said on Friday. Eskom acting CEO Brian Molefe apologised to the residents of Soweto for the inconvenience caused by the... 

Jozi Cycle Week 2015 encourages engineering response

     17th March 2015 Johannesburg is hosting its first Cycle Jozi Week to promote cycling in the city through exciting activities from 16-22 March 2015, in partnership with cycling stakeholders. Away from the saddle, the two national workshops during the Cycle Jozi Week aim to establish a national agenda for cycling... 

The Maiden Flight- The TH180 Takes Flight

     24th February 2015 Instead of bringing a mock-up like last year, Enstrom set the goal to have a flying TH180 on booth display at the largest helicopter show, HAI Heli-Expo, in Orlando USA. To date this goal is on track. Enstrom Helicopter has reported that its TH180 — a new, two-seat training helicopter based on... 

Moretto takes Eureka to America

     9th February 2015 Reinvent the wheel or keep turning it forward? Moretto turns the wheel forward and in the right direction – takes Eureka to America. Three forces are working together to carry high-end plastics processing automation (ancillary equipment) through to success in this important market: Moretto’s new... 

TH180 Coming to HAI Heli-Expo

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd January 2015 Enstrom set the goal to have a flying TH180 on booth display at the largest helicopter show,  HAI Heli-Expo, in Orlando, USA during March 2015. Although Enstrom have been flying a prototype of the TH180, it is a research and development (R&D) aircraft which tend to be full of wires,... 

Epicor Presents 2014 Global Channel Partner Award Winners

     4th December 2014 Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced the winners of the 2014 Epicor Global Channel Partner Awards. Recipients were selected by Epicor based on exceptional performance in... 

Orlando International Airport automated people mover system, US

By: Sheila Barradas     5th September 2014 The project involves the design, construction, operation and maintenance of three separate automated people mover systems at Orlando International Airport, in Florida. 

Sapoa CEO to lead international Boma council

By: Leandi Kolver     11th July 2014 South African Property Owners’ Association (Sapoa) CEO Neil Gopal would chair the International Regional Council (IRC) of the US-based Building Owners’ and Managers’ Association (Boma) in 2014/15. Gopal, who served as vice-chairperson of the Boma IRC in 2013/14, was elected to the position during... 

Government support for composites industry

By: Jonathan Rodin     6th June 2014 The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will assist the South African composites industry in organising and funding a South African composites pavilion at the 2015 JEC Composites, in France, and the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX), in the US, says Biocomposites Centre of... 

Emmerson adds to Tennent Creek resource

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     18th October 2013 Junior Emmerson Resources has reported a 107% increase in its gold resource and a 140% increase in its copper resource, following a maiden resource at its Goanna deposit and a resource upgrade at Orlando deposit, in the Northern Territory. Drilling at both Goanna and Orlando, which form part of... 

Prasa expects to have fully replaced aged fleet only by 2034

By: Irma Venter     26th July 2013 The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) is to spend an estimated R150.3-billion on key capital programmes over the next ten years, says Prasa strategic asset development company group executive Piet Sebola. A much-vaunted rolling stock fleet renewal programme will receive R54.3-billion... 

Multibillion-rand infrastructure spend to tackle challenges in future

By: Chantelle Kotze     12th April 2013 A lack of significant investment in the South African rail sector has resulted in rail operators having to invest as much as possible in infrastructure to ensure that challenges in the sector can be overcome in future, notes State-owned Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa). 

Company Announcement: American Rental Association Acknowledges Lambson's Hire

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th March 2013 Lambson’s Hire, a privately-owned rental company in South Africa and indisputably a market leader in the hire industry, has a reputation for unparalleled customer service 

Ivanhoe Australia takes up stake in Emmerson projects

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     27th November 2012 Dual-listed Ivanhoe Australia on Tuesday took majority ownership in certain tenements held by ASX-listed Emmerson Resources, in the Northern Territory. Under the terms of a joint venture (JV) agreement signed in 2009, Ivanhoe Australia acquired a 51% interest in the Tennant Creek tenements by... 

Vela VKE appointed to consortium probing feasibility of Moloto Corridor project

By: Nomvelo Buthelezi     9th November 2012 South African engineering consulting firm Vela VKE has been appointed by the Department of Transport (DoT) as part of a consortium, which includes Deloitte and DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, to conduct the feasibility study for the Moloto Corridor, which links to Pretoria, in Tshwane. 

Company Announcement: Riverbed Steelhead Cloud Accelerator wins Best of Tech Ed Award

     4th July 2012 Software-as-a-Service Acceleration Solution from Riverbed and Akamai wins award in Cloud Computing category 

Company Announcement:Ethiopian Wins Bombardier’s Airline Reliability Performance Award

     7th May 2012 For the second consecutive year, Ethiopian Airlines has won the 2011 Annual Airline Reliability Performance Award from the Bombardier Aerospace.  

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