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Carbon black project at Coega enters final stretch

THE Orion Engineered Carbons Oil Tank Farm Project at Coega which includes two 18,000 m3 tanks for the storage of carbon black feedstock oil...

El Niño development update and retrospective for SA

THE latest ENSO Reference Group report issued in March 2024, indicates that the 2023/2024 El Niño was one of the top five strongest on...

Electric trucks ‘as-a-service’ makes the option accessible for trial

VOLVO Trucks South Africa has announced the introduction of a new Equipment-as-a-Service (EaaS) model for electric truck rentals in the country. Since the launch of...

First network of off-grid electric truck charging sites to be built on major SA highways

ZERO Carbon Charge’s new subsidiary Zero Carbon Logistics will roll out 120 solar PV electric truck charging sites on national highways across South Africa....

Desalination plant in East London is Transnet’s first step towards water independence

TRANSNET National Ports Authority has awarded a R60 million, seven-year contract for the construction and operation of a solar-powered water desalination plant at the...

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...

Global F&B giant turns to solar power in SA

A LEADING provider of customised rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions in southern Africa, SolarSaver, has completed several significant solar installations for global food and...

Oil analysis laboratory reopened

DUE to an increase in demand, Hytec Fluid Technology (HFT) reopened its oil analysis laboratory in Kempton Park in January with a bolstered service...

Hired compressors provide an emergency solution

WEDNESDAY 24 January 2024 was a usual busy day at Rand Air with machine hires going in and out of the yard in Jet...

Modular substations power SA’s data centre boom

DATA centres are experiencing significant growth in South Africa as the digital revolution continues to gain momentum. To keep up with demand, these facilities...

Natural aggregate ensures energy efficiency and sustainability

PRATLIPERL has been developed by Pratley to promote sustainability in the construction industry. “We have always been committed to sustainability and energy efficiency, especially...

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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...