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EngineeringNews 8h
Coega perfectly poised to participate in lithium-ion battery industry – CDC: The Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is at an advanced stage of setting up factories that will supply gigawatt factories with manganese, a key ingredient in most lithium-ion…
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EngineeringNews 8h
Half of Ramaphosa’s SoE council to be made up of people from outside of government: President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the composition of the Presidential State-owned Enterprise (SoE) Council, whose establishment has been approved by Cabinet,…
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EngineeringNews 8h
Plans under way to build R20m Klipspruit pedestrian bridge: The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) has approved the development of a R20-million pedestrian bridge over railway tracks in Klipspruit, owing to a high volume of pedestrian movement over the…
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EngineeringNews 11h
Municipalities, State-owned companies must release unused land for urban poor – Ramaphosa: Municipalities and State-owned companies must expropriate and release unused land for housing the country's urban, landless poor, South African President Cyril…
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EngineeringNews 11h
Uganda reviving its civil aviation sector: The East African country of Uganda is undertaking a major programme to upgrade and expand its civil aviation sector in all respects, including the recreation of a national airline. This was highlighted by…
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EngineeringNews 11h
Shell's oil spill dispute with Nigeria's Bodo villagers back in UK court: Lawyers for the Bodo community in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta, which was devastated by two major oil spills a decade ago, went to court in London on Tuesday to fend off…
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EngineeringNews 14h
Taste expects to widen FY headline loss a share: JSE-listed Taste Holdings expects to widen its headline loss a share to between 40.6c and 43.1c for the year ended February 28. This represents a 62% to 72% widening on the 25c headline loss in the prior…
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EngineeringNews 14h
Arrowhead vacancies improve despite challenging economic environment: South African focused real estate investment trust Arrowhead achieved a strong operating performance in the six months ended March 31, despite macroeconomic challenges. Speaking to…
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EngineeringNews 14h
Hilton hotels to cut down on plastic waste: The Hilton hotel group will remove plastic straws and plastic water bottles from its 650 managed properties by the end of this year. The company on Wednesday revealed its goal of cutting its global…
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EngineeringNews 18h
Watch ImproChem’s latest video to find out how it is playing a critical role in water-dependent sectors through its value-added solutions.
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EngineeringNews 23h
Nkwinti presents R15.6bn budget | SKA to cost South African airlines | Ascendis to list on A2X -
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EngineeringNews May 22
KSB assists UP in building of controlled-temperature test unit: KSB Pumps and Valves has assisted the University of Pretoria (UP) in the construction of a large controlled-temperature test unit, which will form the backbone of ongoing research into heat…
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EngineeringNews May 22
Japan, Russia, Turkey bring potential US tariff retaliation to $3.5bn: Japan, Russia and Turkey have warned the United States about potential retaliation for its tariffs on steel and aluminium, the World Trade Organization said on Tuesday, bringing the…
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EngineeringNews May 22
Angola cuts tax rates for development of marginal oilfields: Angola has halved headline tax rates for marginal oil fields as part of a series of laws to drive investment and reverse declining output in Africa's second largest crude producer. The series…
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EngineeringNews May 22
Desalination’s future is going solar – TWS: The first highly cost-effective solar-powered desalination plant in South Africa will be commissioned by the end of October at Witsand, in the Hessequa municipality, in the Western Cape. The plant will produce…
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EngineeringNews May 22
SKA to cost South African airlines: The South African component of the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope programme had become a major "headache" for the South African aviation sector, Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS)…
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EngineeringNews May 22
Africa offers great opportunities for business aviation: There are significant growth opportunities for business and charter aviation in Africa. Already, there are 481 registered private jets in Africa and the continent's year-on-year business aviation…
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EngineeringNews May 22
Bloodhound timelines revised: Creamer Media's Chanel de Bruyn speaks to Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor Irma Venter about the latest developments with the Bloodhound supersonic car’s landspeed record attempt, which will be held at the Hakskeenpan in…
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EngineeringNews May 22
Nene says outlook for tax revenues unchanged: Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said on Tuesday that the outlook for tax revenues remain unchanged, in a blow to the chances of reducing the budget deficit. Nene made the comments in parliament.
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EngineeringNews May 22
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