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Coega ends stellar 2023/4 FY implementing infrastructure projects

THE Coega Development Corporation continues to make significant strides as a trusted implementing agent of choice in South Africa. Since the inception of its...

SA needs to harness innovation and collaboration to avert a water crisis

By Poovandran Pillay, executive: Nedbank CSI SOUTH Africa is facing the prospect of a critical water crisis that threatens the nation's social, economic, and environmental...

Tax ‘lacuna’ stalls bunkering boom

THE South African Revenue Service (SARS), estimates that the fiscus has lost R7 billion due to offshore bunkering operators’ non-compliance with the rules of...

East London learner jets off to Beijing science competition

CUTTING-EDGE research projects by local young scientists will compete against other high-tech studies at this year’s Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition (BYSCC) in China,...

ERA Bill will remake the energy landscape in SA – Ramokgopa

THE recent passing of the Electricity Regulation Amendment (ERA) Bill in the National Assembly is of “tectonic proportions” to South Africa’s electricity sector, says...

Dam to bring safe drinking water to Kokstad region

THE construction phase of the raising of the Kempsdale Dam and the construction of a pump station, as part of the Greater Kokstad Water...

Transnet’s recovery plan in full swing at EC ports

TRANSNET National Ports Authority (TNPA) says it is forging ahead with implementation of the recovery plan, at its ports of East London, Ngqura and...

Minister’s EV transition instruments welcomed

FINANCE Minister Enoch Godongwana’s 2024 Budget Speech made ground-breaking announcements for South Africa’s plan to transition towards manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs). The transition follows...

State-of-the-art KwaNobuhle school provides hope for learners

COEGA Development Corporation supported the official handover of the Nkululeko Senior Secondary School (SSS) to the community of KwaNobuhle by the Eastern Cape department...

Amatola Water misses deadline to fix Makhanda’s water woes yet again

UPGRADES to water treatment works are more than six years behind schedule. The new deadline is April 2024, reports Loyiso Dyongman for GroundUp. Makhanda’s water...

Eskom opens additional grid capacity for new generation in the EC

ESKOM’S transmission division has published an Addendum to the Generation Connection Capacity Assessment of the 2025 Transmission Network (GCCA – 2025) which provides stakeholders...

Geotech study undertaken for East London port rehabilitation

AS part of the proposed rehabilitation of the century-old Quay Wall 3 at the Port of East London, SRK Consulting has completed a geotechnical...

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Malaysian energy company’s share transfer creates a pan-African group

PETRONAS has sold its 74% shareholding in Engen to Vivo Energy. Engen and Vivo Energy announced the completion of the transaction on 21 May...

Truck heavyweight launches more electric options in SA

IN line with Daimler Truck’s global ambition to offer 100% CO2 neutral trucks and buses by 2050, DTSA introduced its first fully battery electric...

Construction of Coega automotive plant to begin ‘shortly’

STELLANTIS, the world’s third-biggest automotive manufacturer by volume, and South Africa’s largest development funder, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) have concluded key milestones that...

SA’s auto sector notes decline in exports, increase in (low) NEV sales

THE domestic automotive industry is celebrating the centenary of vehicle manufacturing in the country in 2024. In the Automotive Business Council (naamsa) Q1 2024...