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Liquid Fuels 2017: A review of South Africa's liquid fuels sector (PDF Report)

     20th September 2017 Creamer Media’s Liquid Fuels 2017 report examines these issues in the context of South Africa’s business environment, including South Africa’s refining capacity; the proposed introduction of Clean Fuels 2 specifications; the development of the country’s biofuels industry; fuel pricing; the... 

Eskom inquiry reference book published

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th September 2017 Professor Anton Eberhard and Catrina Godinho have published ‘The Eskom Inquiry Reference Book' as an aid to the upcoming Parliamentary inquiry into so-called State capture at the power utility. The inquiry by the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises is due to kick off later this month. It... 

Newsletter Advertising 

     11th September 2017 Newsletter advertising is an effective platform to ensure constant brand awareness or to advertise specific products or services to the growing subscriber database of Engineering News and Mining Weekly.   Engineering News and Mining Weekly send out a series of newsletters to choose from.  These... 

In-Article Advertising 

     11th September 2017 The in-article advert position is on of the prime online advertising positions as the article view page gets the most exposure on the Engineering News Online and MiningWeekly.com websites. The in-article advert position features prominently just after the second paragraph of all articles... 

Sector News Advertising 

     11th September 2017 The Sector News pages – easily accessible from the main navigation – segment the wealth of content on Engineering News Online or MiningWeekly.com according to specific industry sectors and, therefore, make it easier for readers to quickly access content relevant to their specific interests. All... 

Finalisation of ‘lowest cost’ IRP included in growth action plan

By: Terence Creamer     28th July 2017 The finalisation of the “lowest cost” Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) for electricity has been included in a list of energy-related interventions unveiled by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba as part of ‘Government’s Inclusive Growth Action Plan’ published earlier this month. Likewise, the National... 

Pipeline Monitoring Systems Market worth 8.72 Billion USD by 2026

     25th July 2017 The report "Pipeline Monitoring Systems Market by Technology (Ultrasonic, PIGs, Smart Ball, and Magnetic Flux Leakage), Application (Leak Detection, Operating Efficiency, and Pipeline Break Detection), End-Use Industry, and Pipe Type - Global Forecast to 2026", The pipeline monitoring systems... 

Troubleshooting device eases, enables priority maintenance

     14th July 2017 The Fluke 810 – manufactured by industrial testing equipment manufacturer Fluke – is one of the most advanced troubleshooting instruments available for vibration testing, enabling maintenance teams to rapidly collect data and diagnose and solve mechanical problems. Fluke, represented locally by... 

Finalisation of ‘lowest cost’ IRP included in growth action plan 

By: Terence Creamer     13th July 2017 The finalisation of the “lowest cost” Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) for electricity has been included in a list of energy-related interventions unveiled by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba as part of ‘Government’s Inclusive Growth Action Plan’ published on Thursday. Likewise, the National Treasury... 

Latest trend in drive technology seeks to optimise energy requirements

     11th July 2017 Dwindling resources, spiralling energy costs, increasingly stringent international regulations, and the trend towards cutting carbon emissions has meant that technology leaders such as SEW-EURODRIVE are focusing more and more on optimising energy requirements. In order to realise such savings,... 

Eskom wants Nersa to consider two outstanding RCA applications in wake of court ruling 

By: Terence Creamer     7th June 2017 State-owned electricity utility Eskom believes the decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) to upheld an appeal by National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) and Eskom relating to implementation of a clawback mechanism in South Africa’s tariff-setting methodology opens the way for... 

Oxford Instruments launches X-MET8000 Expert Geo - a new high-performance handheld XRF analyser for geochemical analysis throughout the mining process

     18th May 2017 Oxford Instruments has added the X-MET8000 Expert Geo to its successful range of X-MET8000 handheld XRF (X-ray fluorescence) analysers for geochemical analysis throughout the mining process, from the early stages of exploration to process waste analyses. X-MET8000 Expert Geo offers fast material... 

Brown defends shock Molefe reinstatement, as Koko takes leave amid forensic probe 

By: Terence Creamer     12th May 2017 Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has defended her decision to accept the Eskom board’s much-criticised recommendation that Brian Molefe be reinstated as CEO and see out his five-year contract to 2020 on the basis that it offered “better value” than the alternative of paying him a... 

CSIR’s ‘unconstrained’ IRP submission deviates dramatically from Base Case

By: Terence Creamer     21st April 2017 The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR’s) formal input into the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) public consultation process, which ended on March 31, proposes a new-build mix that deviates materially from the IRP Base Case released by the Department of Energy (DoE) in November.... 

Creamer Media to partner with Construction and Concrete events

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th April 2017 Creamer Media is a media partner for the African Construction Expo & Totally Concrete 2017 event, taking place on 23 and 24 May 2017 at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The Engineering News edition dated 12 May 2017 will include a special Cement & Concrete feature previewing the... 

Demo Days, Johannesburg: Hawkeye Precision Borescopes & ProScope Microscopes

     18th April 2017 G.P Agencies, South Africa's premier importer and agents for high-quality hand-held microscopes and borescopes will be hosting two open days in Johannesburg on 24th and 25th April 2017. This is the perfect opportunity for you to have hands on experience of the quality Hawkeye Precision Borescopes... 

Fuzile confirms his 'imminent departure' from Treasury

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th April 2017 Highly respected National Treasury director-general Lungisa Fuzile has confirmed his imminent departure from the department. Fuzile’s contract was due to end in May 2018. However, prior to the axing of former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on March 31, the director-general requested a... 

CSIR’s formal IRP submission deviates dramatically from Base Case 

By: Terence Creamer     5th April 2017 The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR’s) formal input into the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) public consultation process, which ended on March 31, proposes a new-build mix that deviates materially from the IRP Base Case released by the Department of Energy (DoE) in November.... 

Eskom to fast-track socioeconomic assessments for five coal stations facing closure 

By: Terence Creamer     30th March 2017 Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has called on Eskom to urgently complete socioeconomic impact assessments for its coal-fired power stations in Mpumalanga, five of which having been earmarked for decommissioning over the coming five years, owing to flat demand and the introduction of new... 

Electricity 2017: A review of South Africa's electricity sector (PDF Report)

     20th March 2017 A lack of adequate electricity supply in recent years has had a negative impact on the South African economy. Power shortages have hindered economic growth and negatively affected business confidence. Generation capacity issues were at the heart of the electricity supply woes, but a strong... 

MICROMINE will showcase the latest version of Geobank at PDAC 2017!

     3rd March 2017 Leading provider of software solutions and services to the exploration and mining sector, MICROMINE, previewed the latest version of its superior data management solution, Geobank 2017, at the PDAC Convention, 5-8 March 2016, Toronto, Canada. Dallas Araneda, MICROMINE Canada Regional Manager,... 

South Africans increasingly intolerant of corruption – report 

By: Sane Dhlamini     28th February 2017 South Africans are increasingly intolerant of corruption and the abuse of power by those in leadership positions and are more willing to hold them to account. This was according to anticorruption organisation Corruption Watch’s 2016 Annual Corruption Report.  

Africa Mining Projects in Progress 2016 - Second Edition (PDF Report)

     3rd February 2017 The second edition of Creamer Media’s Africa Mining Projects in Progress 2016 showcases some of the many mining projects across the continent that are progressing, despite the sector facing many challenges, including the difficulty of raising capital, as well as socioeconomic and regulatory... 

Africa is poised for sustainable growth and development. But there are risks

     9th January 2017 As we know, growth accelerations are pretty commonplace among developing countries. Economist Ricardo Haussman and his colleagues identified 83 growth accelerations of eight consecutive years at 2% higher than the five-yearly average between the mid-1950s and early 2000s. But most growth... 

Continued margin growth in tough markets

     7th December 2016 “We delivered the eighth consecutive quarter of margin accretion through our continued focus on execution,” said CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer. “In the third quarter, we experienced significant macro uncertainties around Brexit and the US elections as reflected in the low order pattern. Orders in Power... 

South Africa's water sector: a case study in state capture 

     2nd December 2016 The call for radical economic transformation in the water sector is being used as a cover for the enrichment of a new elite, professor Mike Muller argues. A lot of what is being presented as radical economic transformation initiatives in South Africa is simply state capture by a corrupt elite.... 

SA needs to get out of its petrochemicals cul-de-sac

     2nd December 2016 In this article, Dr Rod Crompton makes the case of more refinery capacity in South Africa, which could provide competitively priced transport fuels and feedstocks for petrochemical factories that can compete with Sasol 

The race to a paperless identity and the role of digital

     23rd November 2016 While it is widely accepted that we are living in a digital age, more connected than ever before, elements of today’s customer journey still remain reliant on an original paper-based system, presenting too many opportunities for fraud, identity theft or information tampering.     Ryan Barlow,... 

As domestic oil-refinery debate continues, study highlights big jobs contribution

By: Terence Creamer     16th November 2016 The employment and economic spin-offs of South Africa’s domestic oil refining sector have received prominence in a new study, which suggests that the country’s six refineries generate yearly economic activity of more than R200-billion and sustain more than 480 000 jobs. The study, titled ‘The... 

Court criticises inspectorate for irrational mine safety enforcement

By: Martin Creamer     14th November 2016 The Labour Court has criticised mine safety inspectors for acting “outside of the bounds of rationality” in enforcing mine safety legislation. Labour Court judge André van Niekerk used the quotation that “…one ought not to use a sledgehammer to crack a nut”, in granting a final suspension order... 

Business finds voice, but holds back from calling for Zuma’s head

By: Terence Creamer     2nd November 2016 In an action that is unprecedented since the advent of democracy in South Africa, organised business has united with religious and civil society groups behind a campaign, known as Save South Africa, which is deeply critical of the current state of government. Business, nevertheless, refrained... 

BEKA Schréder, leading local manufacturer of LED luminaires, is a proud sponsor of the Tshwane Green Ride 2016, hosted by the City of Tshwane.

     17th October 2016 On 29 October, the City of Tshwane will be hosting the annual Tshwane Green Ride, which is a cycling event with the purpose to mobilise communities to consider alternative transport, incite and promote cycling infrastructure while at the same time promoting healthy lifestyles through cycling.... 

Emira launches ground-breaking new commercial property leasing app for brokers

     14th October 2016 Emira Property Fund has launched an innovative new app - the first of its kind - that provides real-time information about properties to make it easier for brokers to successfully conclude leasing deals. The free Emira app shares up-to-the-minute information with brokers about the availability of... 

Breathtaking views on electricity and renewables

By: Terry Mackenzie-hoy     23rd September 2016 Of late, I have been reading in Engineering News and other publications of opinion on electricity and renewable energy by various people that are just breathtaking. It is interesting that these opinions are somewhat fanciful, to say the least. Let us first get down to the detail in a particular... 

Beyond 3D Podcast Explores Trends, Business Opportunities and Real-World Stories in Manufacturing and Engineering

     13th September 2016 Tech Soft 3D, leading provider of software development tools and 3D PDF solutions to the engineering industry, today announced the Beyond 3D podcast channel, where guests will explore all things 3D related.    The monthly podcast is intended to provide meaningful and relevant conversation around... 

MICROMINE to showcase new versions of Geobank and Micromine at the 35th International Geological Congress

     23rd August 2016 MICROMINE will be exhibiting at this year’s 35th International Geological Congress 27 August - 4 September in Cape Town, South Africa. The team will showcase our entire suite of solutions at booth C20, including a preview to Geobank 2017, the latest versions of our leading data management... 

Creamer Media publishes Road and Rail 2016: A review of South Africa's road and rail sectors research report

     8th August 2016 Creamer Media’s Road and Rail 2016 report examines South Africa’s road and rail transport system, with particular focus on the size and state of the country’s road and rail infrastructure, the funding and maintenance of these respective networks, and efforts to transfer road freight back onto rail. 

Creamer Media publishes Africa Mining Projects in Progress 2016 - First Edition

     1st August 2016 This edition of Creamer Media’s Africa Mining Projects in Progress 2016 (First Edition) reviews recently announced scoping, prefeasibility and definitive/bankable feasibility studies on projects across the continent, as well as the projects that are under way. 

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