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Free CPD-accredited digital opportunity for building industry

dmg events will be providing a free, three-day CPD-accredited digital learning experience for members of the building industry from the 15-17 September...

3 Sep 2020

Training equals survival for contractors in a post-Covid-19 world

One of the key reasons that contractors find themselves in difficulties is that they simply do not understand the implications of the contracts that they have signed, and the risks to which it exposes them...

By Bradley Boertje 2 Sep 2020

Local development programme helps boost Loeriesfontein SMME skills development

Training funded by the Loeriesfontein Wind Farm and Khobab Wind Farm's development programme has helped two local construction and electrical companies in Loeriesfontein, Northern Cape, build capacity and increase productivity...

1 Sep 2020

How Millicent Mphela is pursuing equity in the heavy machinery sector

Skills development facilitator for the EIE Group Millicent Mphela is on a mission to prove that women are every bit as capable as men when it comes to male-dominated industries like the heavy machinery sector...

28 Aug 2020

Quality local welding skills urgently required for economic recovery

In 2017, government identified a list of 13 scarce skills with welding ranked at number two on this list, highlighting the critical need for qualified artisans in this field...

27 Aug 2020

Ghanaian industrial training project builds skills for future economy - report

A six-year project to develop industrial skills among Ghana's workforce has improved the engineering and manufacturing skills of young people, promoted economic competitiveness and contributed to an improvement in the quality of life of beneficiaries and a reduction in poverty, according to an African Development Bank report issued on 15 July 2020...

22 Jul 2020

Brights Hardware, Ryobi Tools donate R190,000 in power tools to Learn to Earn

Brights Hardware, in partnership with Ryobi Tools, has donated R190,000 worth of brand new power tools to Learn to Earn, a non-profit skills development and job creation organisation...

9 Jul 2020

Dr Tony Igboamalu named SAPSA Young Engineering Professional of the Year

Dr Tony Igboamalu, currently employed by Aurecon, has been named the South African Professional Services Awards Young Engineering Professional of the Year for 2019/2020...

29 Jun 2020

Eaton investing in female engineering leadership

While the field of engineering has historically been the preserve of men, that's changing rapidly...

23 Jun 2020

Applications open for women-led businesses to join Property Point programme

Applications are open for women-led businesses within the property sector to be part of the Property Point enterprise and supplier development programme...

22 Jun 2020

Robots are critical for South Africa

In South Africa, manufacturers experience significant challenges. From the stuttering economy to the lack of skills development, there are obstacles that prevent industries from pushing forward into a new era...

11 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Many opportunities for youth in world's oldest industry, construction

We chat to Tracy-Lee Behr, event director: built environment at dmg events, to find out more about how the African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo provides for youth involvement and upliftment...

By Sindy Peters 4 Jun 2020

SAIW championing work-based apprenticeship learning for welding industry

After achieving suitable qualifications at TVET colleges, artisan learners in SA subsequently discover that they cannot obtain the necessary work experience...

22 May 2020

Upskilling vital to construction industry

Amid positive job creation news, it is now especially vital for the construction industry to adapt to advancing standards and adequately train the emerging workforce...

By Anthony Keal 14 Feb 2020

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