Irregular municipal expenditure up by 75%

Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) is concerned about the 75% increase in irregular municipal expenditure, from R16,2-billion in the previous year to R28,4-billion in the year under review, as reported in the recent Auditor General’s report. While CESA acknowledges the significant effort made by municipalities in 2016/17 to identify and report on irregular expenditure incurred […]

How sales of new electric vehicles have hit record levels

Dynamic market uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) has occurred in recent years. On-going support and commitments for increased deployment of EVs from policy makers and the automotive industry has resulted in increased sales volumes. This, together with growing competition in the development of new technologies, are likely to contribute to continuous reductions in the cost […]

New requirement for Artisan Recognition of Prior Learning

  The latest Artisan Recognition of Prior Learning (ARPL) process as prescribed by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) is designed to assist candidates who wish to pursue careers in artisanal trades such as diesel mechanics, welding, fitting and boiler-making. According Artisan Training Institute (ATI) marketing and sales manager Gerhardt van der Merwe, […]