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Community-scale projects are Africa's energy future

The 17th annual African Utility Week will take place from 16-18 May 2017 at the CTICC in Cape Town...

21 Dec 2016

New emulsion explosives technology ups Modder East's advance rate

Gold One's Modder East operation has rolled out an innovative infrastructure to use emulsion explosives for all 70 of its underground narrow-reef stope panels...

14 Dec 2016

Initiative uses technology for miner safety

A new initiative focuses on accurately locating workers relative to mine risks using GPS-like underground positioning...

13 Dec 2016

Young entrepreneurs shine at the 2016 Inkunz'isematholeni Youth in Business Awards

Ithala Development Finance Corporation's 2016 Inkunz'isematholeni Youth in Business competition recently drew to a close after the evaluation of all business concepts that were submitted...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 2 Dec 2016

A smart 'switch' in photosynthesis holds lessons for solar technology

Photosynthetic organisms like plants are the ultimate natural solar panels...

By Tjaart Krüger and Michal Gwizdala 2 Dec 2016

Is diversity really so scary?

I know we have our messy diversity down here. But, whatever the results from the Brexit and US Presidential election might suggest, I believe that diversity presents a real advantage...

By Peter Horszowski, Issued by Pert Industrials 29 Nov 2016

Sunflare develops the world's first stick-on solar paneling

The new ultra-thin solar wallpaper can be applied to just about anything...

By Lindsay Samson 11 Nov 2016

Young artisans to gain from nuclear build

It is a pity that the nuclear energy debate has been shrouded by what appears to be serious ideologues from the two sides; and, unsurprisingly, very rarely have cooler heads been allowed a voice. The litigation and policy ambivalence hasn't made things easier...

By Gaopalelwe Santswere 11 Nov 2016

MIT breaks new ground on the road to clean energy

Scientists achieve the highest plasma pressure ever recorded...

7 Nov 2016

Hydrogen fuel cell technology proving fruitful

Hydrogen fuel cell technology can be the green future of power generation. Two Department of Science and Technology projects are designed to prove the viability of fuel cells developed in South Africa...

By Sulaiman Philip 3 Nov 2016

Why mega-projects fail

While fingers are pointed at mega-projects with cost and schedule challenges like Medupi, the problem isn't uniquely South African...

By Paul Fitzsimons 27 Oct 2016

SA to make more forklifts powered by hydrogen

Plans are underway to manufacture more forklifts powered by hydrogen following the successful launch of South Africa's first prototype hydrogen fuel cell forklift earlier this year...

25 Oct 2016

All systems go for Northern Cape mega water project

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane will on Friday, 21 October, turn the sod for the construction of the R18bn Vaal Gamagara Water Project in the Northern Cape...

21 Oct 2016

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