Large methane leak detected over...
by Bloomberg on 16th June 2021 at 5:52 pm
A cloud of methane was detected by satellite near coal mines in South Africa, drawing attention to a lesser-known environmental risk that comes from […]
Volkswagen seeks partners for...
by Reuters on 16th June 2021 at 4:31 am
Volkswagen is in talks with suppliers to secure direct access to raw materials for electric vehicle (EV) batteries via partnerships, one of its board […]
Ramaphosa announces move to Level...
by Creamer Media Reporter on 15th June 2021 at 6:22 pm
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the country will move to Level 3 lockdown from June 15. A curfew will be in place from 22:00 to […]
100 start-ups included in WEF's...
by Schalk Burger on 15th June 2021 at 2:11 pm
International organisation the World Economic Forum (WEF) on June 15 announced its 2021 Technology Pioneers, with 100 new technology firms included […]
300-plus vehicle fleets assessed...
by Martin Creamer on 15th June 2021 at 2:06 pm
As part of the cleaner, safer vehicles initiative of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), more than 300 vehicle fleets have been […]
Shoprite spends R700m over five...
by Schalk Burger on 15th June 2021 at 2:05 pm
Retail chain Shoprite Group has spent more than R700-million over the past five years on skills development and training programmes to enhance the […]
Fourth international WindAc Africa...
by Simone Liedtke on 15th June 2021 at 2:00 pm
The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) will host the fourth international academic wind energy conference – WindAc Africa 2021 […]
Arrowhead starts merger...
by Marleny Arnoldi on 15th June 2021 at 2:00 pm
JSE-listed Arrowhead Properties has advised that it has started engaging in merger discussions with fellow-listed Fairvest Property. This follows […]
Mediclinic signs 12-year solar...
by Schalk Burger on 15th June 2021 at 1:52 pm
Private healthcare and hospital company Mediclinic on June 15 announced that it had signed a 12-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with […]
Ramaphosa to address nation on...
by Sashnee Moodley on 15th June 2021 at 1:47 pm
As South Africa heads into the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address the nation at 20:00 on Tuesday. […]
Supporting young engineers...
by Schalk Burger on 15th June 2021 at 1:46 pm
The South African Institution of Civil Engineering's (Saice's) Young Members Panel chairperson Michael Mhlanga says young engineers are the […]
Mpact reports ‘strong’ trading...
by Simone Liedtke on 15th June 2021 at 1:33 pm
Trading for the first five months of this year has been strong for paper and packaging manufacturer Mpact, with underlying profit exceeding […]
Aspasa hopes to have concerns...
by Simone Liedtke on 15th June 2021 at 1:29 pm
Surface mining industry association the Aggregate and Sand Producers Association of Southern Africa (Aspasa) has compiled its “big four” […]
Suppliers to lose contracts for...
by Donna Slater on 15th June 2021 at 12:47 pm
A new study by financial services provider Standard Chartered reveals that multinational companies will cut suppliers for failing to curb carbon […]
PwC embarks on new global strategy...
by Donna Slater on 15th June 2021 at 12:32 pm
Assurance, advisory and tax services firm PwC launched its new network strategy narrative – called The New Equation – on June 15, […]
Global stock-taking report points...
by Terence Creamer on 15th June 2021 at 11:00 am
A new international stock-take of the global transition to renewable energy highlights an “alarming gap between targets and actions” with […]
VW CEO chides G7 Leaders for...
by Bloomberg on 15th June 2021 at 10:02 am
Volkswagen’s CEO criticized Group of Seven (G7) leaders for failing to set a firm date to phase out coal power, saying it’s senseless to […]
Big oil must work harder to slash...
by Bloomberg on 15th June 2021 at 9:54 am
Oil majors need to curb emissions in sub-Saharan Africa -- where almost half of their most polluting assets are located -- as investors demand […]
Smart irrigation tech grows...
by Marleny Arnoldi on 15th June 2021 at 8:44 am
Precision agriculture company SupPlant has raised $10-million to widen the reach of its smart irrigation technology in the South African market. […]
APDP Phase 2 to take effect on...
by Marleny Arnoldi on 15th June 2021 at 8:43 am
Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has advised that amendments to the Automotive Production and Development Programme (APDP) will […]