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Square Kilometre Array project, Africa and Australia

By: Sheila Barradas     15th March 2019 South Africa has signed the international treaty establishing the Square Kilometre Array Observatory. 

Vodacom empowers 367 unemployed youth with ICT skills for today’s digital economy and knowledge society

13th March 2019 Throughout the country, Vodacom will be celebrating the success of 367 unemployed young people who will be graduating with certified diplomas in Information Technology Technical Support from the Vodacom Youth Academy during the months of March and April this year. The Vodacom Foundation founded... 

Diversifying and fast-tracking South Africa’s energy revolution

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th March 2019 When you picture South Africa five or 10 years from now, what do you see? Is it a future with a reliable energy system and if it is, how do we go about getting there? South Africa has a rapidly growing population and currently the demand on the national grid outweighs its supply. South Africa can... 

Event aims to contribute to development of African rail

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     8th March 2019 Global events company Terrapinn will host the twenty-second annual Africa Rail exhibition and conference to contribute to the development of the rail sector across Africa, says Terrapin business development manager Athena Maharaj. She tells Engineering News that there will be a big focus on... 

Digitalization inspires a sustainable business opportunity in Alexandra Township 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th March 2019  The Digital Transformation of enterprise and society is changing the way people work and how we function.  Siemens is leading the charge in embracing digitalization to make a positive impact in society.  Partnership with Legae Larona, 100% Black owned Women Enterprise, to create proudly South... 

Nominations flooding in for African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards in Cape Town in May

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th February 2019 During the gala evening pioneering utilities, projects and people in the energy and water industries on the continent will once again be celebrated for their achievements during 2018/2019. Previously known as the African Utility Week Industry Awards, the new branding reflects the recent... 

Electrifying eSwatini’s sustainable future

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st February 2019 In the age of renewable energy, long term planning is crucial for the transformation of the Kingdom of eSwatini’s energy systems and its access to sustainable energy growth. According to the Kingdom of eSwatini Energy Master Plan 2034, a major challenge facing the country’s energy system is a... 

Siemens working with WestPark to build first industrial and business park in Africa wholly powered by renewable energy

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th February 2019 Siemens today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with WestPark Enterprises to develop an expandable microgrid solution for the fast-growing industrial and business park based in Takoradi, Western Ghana. The WestPark aims to eliminate many of the challenges faced by... 

Siemens launches FABRIC – Turning urban data into a dynamic visualization of Jamestown

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th February 2019 Design and Data combine to tell a fascinating story about Jamestown, Accra. Leveraging Digital technology with Electrification and Automation domain know-how can help build a more resilient Ghana. 

Kusile power plant project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     8th February 2019 Eskom has offered a sobering update on the difficulties it is having at its Kusile project. 

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