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Tailored youth programme enhances talent pool

Tailored youth empowerment programmes and internships facilitated by level 1 B-BBEE consulting business Xcel-Sim are placing numerous people in internships and jobs across a variety of sectors. CEO Simphiwe Vulindlu says Xcel-Sim’s main objective...

Keynote speakers announced for Landfill 2019

The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) is pleased to announce that Boyd Ramsey and Professor Linda Godfrey will be the keynote speakers for the Landfill 2019 Conference and Exhibition. IWMSA is very excited to announce that,...

CESA Awards honour the best in engineering

The country’s leading built environment professionals recently gathered for the 2019 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards to celebrate South Africa’s excellence in engineering. This year’s awards, hosted by Consulting Engineers South Africa...

Striving for zero harm

NOSA has a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Stellenbosch University’s Water Institute (SUWI) with the aim of improving occupational qualifications. The two-year agreement was inked by Justin Hobday, Sales and Marketing Director, NOSA, and...

WISA offers accredited CPD training courses

The Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) is a Professional Body recognized by SAQA servicing the water sector. Part of the mandate of WISA is provide credible accredited training for its members and the sector as a whole. The courses offered...

UV LED curing: the future of pipe rehab

South Africa now has a highly competitive alternative to traditional cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) projects thanks to the power of UV.   Unveiled at IFAT Africa 2019, Nu-Flow South Africa is changing the way building, sewer and water pipeline systems...

Mashaba slammed over Alex renewal project

Alexander residents recently took to the streets of Sandton as part of the ‘shut down Alex’ campaign after it was alleged that billions of rands were misappropriated from the Alexander Renewal Project. Gauteng’s Human...

Top trends energising Africa’s power sectors

An optimal energy mix for Africa relies on a variety of generation technologies. In fact, in a 2015 report McKinsey estimated that if every country in Africa had to build to meet their current electricity demand, the region would require about $490...

Finding value in SA’s construction sector

South Africa’s construction sector is facing increasing pressure, with several of the large groups having entered business rescue. Arthur Karas from Old Mutual Investment Group shares his views on where to find value in South Africa’s...