Posts tagged as Engineering

Recognised for a life dedicated to science, engineering and technology

  The minister of science and technology, Nalendi Pandor, presented a lifetime achievement award to Prof. Nicolas Beukes at the recent NSTF-South32 Awards ceremony. Prof. Beukes was recognised for his outstanding contribution to science, engineering and technology (SET) and innovation in South Africa over many years. The National Science and Technology Forum (NTSF) held a […]

Pragmatism and common-sense in energy planning

  The Department of Energy released its revised version of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2030, which has been updated to cater for South Africa’s energy needs up to 2050. Preliminary results shared by the Department of Energy (DoE) show that many stakeholders take strong positions in one direction or the other, most of them […]

Times still tough for consulting engineering industry

  Consulting Engineers South Africa’s (CESA’s) bi-annual economic and capacity survey for the period January to June 2016, which was recently released, indicates that times remain tough. Confidence levels amongst firms have deteriorated over the last few years, alongside modest increases in fee earnings. The outlook for gross fixed investment has deteriorated and expected to […]

Electrical company serves sub-Saharan Africa

  Power Plant Technologies (PPE) is an accredited ISO 9001:2008 company (with design) providing integrated electrical engineering services, focused on supplying high technology systems and solutions, to the mining industry. The company exclusively works in sub-Saharan Africa, including all southern and central African countries, and selected West African countries. PPE has several business divisions throughout sub-Saharan Africa […]