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John Deere launches redesigned ADT in South Africa 

Updated 1 hour 49 minutes ago Equipment manufacturer John Deere recently added to its local portfolio its newly redesigned and improved 460E-II articulated dump truck. Building on the success of the previous generation 460E platform, the new dump truck offers numerous improvements to cater for increased usability and... 

More support and career pathing needed for Women in Supply Chain Management

Updated 6 hours ago A lack of career opportunities is the main reason that women leave the supply chain profession, according to respondents in the recently published seventh annual Gartner / AWESOME Women in Supply Chain research survey. MJ Schoemaker, president of SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain... 

Sanral-led programme aims to put an end to potholes in six months 

By: Darren Parker     8th August 2022 Following the August 7 launch of the South African National Roads Agency Limited- (Sanral-) led Vala Zonke programme, which aims to tackle the thousands of potholes on roads across the country, Sanral engineering executive Louw Kannemeyer has told Engineering News the hope is to deal with most of... 

PTV Group, SU strengthen partnership for intelligent transport, traffic systems

By: Schalk Burger     8th August 2022 German traffic and transportation, mobility and logistics software and consulting services company PTV Group will support research and development at the Stellenbosch University (SU) Smart Mobility Laboratory with its software solutions for transportation modelling and simulation. The partners... 

Eskom confirms restart of Koeberg Unit 2 after delays 

By: Terence Creamer     8th August 2022 State-owned electricity utility Eskom has confirmed that Unit 2 at the Koeberg nuclear power station was returned to service at 20:24 on Sunday, August 7. “The unit is currently loading and will require about ten days to reach full output,” spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha confirmed in an... 

CSIR researchers urge learners to consider careers in science 

8th August 2022 “Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) inspires young people to generate new technologies and ideas that are crucial to developing sustainable solutions to real-world challenges,” said doctoral researcher Rivalani Baloyi from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research... 

Fill your mind with positive words and the battle is won – Engen’s Noks 

8th August 2022 “Wathinta abafazi wathinta imbokodo.” (You Strike a Woman, You Strike a Rock)  Channeling the famous rallying cry of the 20 000 brave women who marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria in 1956 to fight for freedom, Engen’s Nokuthula Danisa is a shinning inspiration to all.  

JG Afrika with RWA Group and Cardno International Development helps Kampala, Uganda towards implementing world-class IWM strategy and diversion

8th August 2022 JG Afrika, a leading engineering and environmental consultancy, is part of a professional team that is supporting the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area (GKMA) towards implementing a robust solid waste-management plan for Uganda’s rapidly growing national and commercial capital and their... 

New king pin and thrust bearings save costs for forklift company

8th August 2022 A forklift rental company in the Cape winelands, South Africa, is experiencing less downtime, expenditure and fewer equipment repairs thanks to the introduction of Vesconite king pin and thrust bearings on its forklifts. This is according to brothers Jacques and Van Rhyn who, together with their... 

Vedanta Zinc breaks ground on R7bn Gamsberg expansion project 

By: Darren Parker     5th August 2022 Zinc mining company Vedanta Zinc International (VZI) officially broke ground on its Gamsberg Phase II project on August 5. The R7-billion investment in the expansion of the company’s opencast zinc mine is expected to create between 2 000 and 2 500 jobs during the construction phase and a further... 

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