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Productivity Awards foster employee empowerment

A regional gold trophy and national finalist certificate have been awarded to water reticulation, drainage pipe and fitting systems manufacturer DPI Plastics, at the Productivity SA Awards. The awards aim to promote productivity within South...

Energy solutions provider teams up with boiler firm

Energy Partners, an energy solutions provider in South Africa, has announced the majority stake acquisition of local boiler combustion automation and optimisation specialist, Boiler Combustion Technologies (BCT), making BCT an official member of...

Heideveld Primary School gets a ‘face’ lift

Heideveld Primary School in Heideveld, Western Cape recently received a colourful make-over, which involved an entire new school being designed and built. Meyer & Associates Architects were briefed to design a new school as part of the...

Tapping crowd sourcing for change

How do global citizens secure potable supply for 334 million people in sub-Saharan? African banking brand Standard Bank has launched a global crowd sourcing competition to discover fresh ideas to address this challenge. The competition will set out...

Brick manufacturer keeps campus cool

The Onderstepoort Student Housing development at the University of Pretoria was recently extended. The job entailed designing three new 4 storey residence blocks for undergraduate students, with a total of 96 units, identical to the first phase...

Tanzanian power prospects on the horizon

Tanzania-based minerals exploration and development company Kibo Mining is conducting a prefeasibility study for a 300MW coal fired power plant in the Rukwa Region of Tanzania’s Southern Highlands. Engineering consulting firm Aurecon was appointed...

Mass excavation advances in the heavy-tonne class

Designed to meet diverse production tasks ranging from mining, quarrying and road construction to large-scale earthmoving projects, these hydraulic excavators come to market with key enhancements in terms of safety, ultra-fast truck-loading cycle...

Majokweni brings strategic perspective to GIBB

Nomaxabiso Majokweni, who was recently appointed Non-Executive Director to GIBB Holdings Board, is expected to bring broad strategic perspective to the 900-employee-strong firm. According to her, the sub-sector of the infrastructure space that GIBB...

Rising populations in the energy mix

By Dave Collins An increasingly questionable global energy supply combined with surging population growth, is creating a situation in which the global energy bubble is bound to burst. Scientists are already saying that we need one-and-half planet...