Engineering

Mar 20, 2019
Stiegler's Gorge Hydroelectric Power Station (SGHPS), which will be able to generate over 2,100MW. Minister for Energy, Dr Medard Kalemani, told the Parliamentary Committee on Energy and Minerals, which visited…
Mar 18, 2019
Feedback Energy Distribution Company (FEDCO), an Indian-based technology firm, says it has launched an indigenous high-tech Information Technology (IT) solutions system in Nigeria.   Dilip Kumar, its Chief Projects Officer,…
Mar 15, 2019
Not unbundling is not an option. Unbundling will enable the ‘good parts’ to thrive while applying remedies to the ‘bad parts’, writes Thembani Bukula   Unbundling Eskom is not necessarily…
Mar 14, 2019
Access to reliable and affordable electricity brings many benefits. It supports the growth of small businesses, allows students to study at night and protects health by offering an alternative cooking…
Mar 11, 2019
Kia Motors may halt operations at its No.1 plant in China as part of its longer-term efforts to enhance competitiveness, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday. Kia…
Mar 10, 2019
Rwanda’s government aims to put its 49 percent stake in the country’s biggest cement maker, Cimerwa, up for sale this month, the prime minister said on Saturday. The company, which…
Mar 09, 2019
Suburbs across Johannesburg, South Africa’s economic hub, were hit by widespread power outages on Friday that electricity providers were unable to explain.   “Technicians are on site to determine the…
Mar 08, 2019
Zimbabwe will scrap a law that denies foreign platinum mining companies control of their operations in the country, the mines minister said on Thursday. Foreign platinum and diamond miners have…
Mar 05, 2019
Electricity generating companies in Nigeria, GenCos, has identified inaccurate date, government interference and inefficiency as a he major factors responsible for the sorry state of power supply in the country.…
Mar 04, 2019
A total of 40 South Africans workers were killed in accidents in gold mines last year – half of the total 81 lives lost in mines across the country, according…
Mar 02, 2019
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has 10 projects in the pipeline that could lead to investments worth R287 billion and free the Eastern Cape from its dependence on the automotive…
Feb 22, 2019
Eskom will get a R69-billion bailout that will increase state debt and debt-servicing costs   Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced this in his maiden budget speech on Wednesday afternoon.  …
Feb 18, 2019
Oil traded near the highest level since November on optimism the U.S. and China can reach a trade deal and as an outage at the world’s largest offshore field in…
Feb 14, 2019
South African power utility Eskom needs a cash injection by April to survive, the country's public enterprises ministry warned in a presentation on Wednesday, although it later changed its wording…
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