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Northlink College opens its third centre for specialisation (CoS)
Northlink College opens its third centre for specialisation (CoS)Article

On Thursday, 6 May 2021, Northlink TVET College opened its third Centre of Specialisation (CoS) for Boilermaker at Bellville Campus...

Thozamile Thomas Mvumvu, Issued by Northlink College 16 hours ago

Powering the economy through alternative energy
Powering the economy through alternative energyArticle

South Africa is finalising the much-anticipated Hydrogen Society Roadmap as the country shapes its industrialisation and economic pathway...

5 May 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Professor Elain Vlok of the Clover Mama Afrika Trust
#BehindtheBrandManager: Professor Elain Vlok of the Clover Mama Afrika TrustArticle

Celebrating its 16th year in operation, Clover Mama Afrika earlier this year revealed its new logo - a refreshment of its corporate identity that serves to reinforce its African roots while celebrating its strong, fearless 'mamas'...

Sindy Peters 16 Apr 2021

Strauss & Co's upcoming auction of contemporary art includes works by Banksy, Mr Brainwash
Strauss & Co's upcoming auction of contemporary art includes works by Banksy, Mr BrainwashArticle

Strauss & Co's upcoming auction of contemporary art, which will be up for sale on 13 April 2021, includes original works by Banksy and Mr Brainwash as well as an early assemblage work by Simphiwe Ndzube.

13 Apr 2021

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MoU boosts welding sector's technology credentialsArticle

A new technology and data sharing collaboration between the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) and the CSIR will develop the role of welding in the fourth industrial revolution

1 Apr 2021

#PulpNonFiction: The amorality of morality marketing
#PulpNonFiction: The amorality of morality marketingArticle

This week Bronwyn Williams has been reading Joan Didion's Slouching Towards Bethlehem, which illuminates the un-separation of church (morality), business and the state. "By conflating of virtue with value, brands and businesses place themselves in a no-win situation..."

Bronwyn Williams 15 Feb 2021

Apply for Gibela bursary for engineering
Apply for Gibela bursary for engineeringArticle

Train-maker, Gibela is offering 210 bursaries to eligible candidates this year, for post-matric study in an array of engineering-related fields...

5 Feb 2021

2021 SAIW bursary recipients announced
2021 SAIW bursary recipients announcedArticle

Fhumulani Netshakhuma and Palesa Mokoena have been named this year's winners of the SAIW welding student training bursaries worth R120,000 each...

21 Jan 2021

Can't attend university? There are other options for higher education...
Can't attend university? There are other options for higher education...Article

As thousands of matric learners across the country start writing their final exams, many are wondering what their next steps will be...

Eloise Nolte 4 Nov 2020

Robotics - educational challenges and opportunities
Robotics - educational challenges and opportunitiesArticle

With the alarming levels of unemployment in South Africa, it's essential to identify where there are skills shortages and to encourage learners to study in those fields that present employment opportunities. An industry such as robotics is calling out for more engineers; however, there's a concerning trend that's taking place at school level...

22 Oct 2020

The rise of robotics in the automotive industry
The rise of robotics in the automotive industryArticle

When it comes to industrial robotics, there's no doubt that its' greatest impact is in the automotive industry...

29 Sep 2020

Creativity on the march across the retail landscape
Creativity on the march across the retail landscapeArticle

Creativity is on the march across the retail landscape as sector players get to grips with shifting consumer values and influences in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic...

15 Sep 2020

How Millicent Mphela is pursuing equity in the heavy machinery sector
How Millicent Mphela is pursuing equity in the heavy machinery sectorArticle

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
Quality local welding skills urgently required for economic recoveryArticle

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
Ghanaian industrial training project builds skills for future economy - reportArticle

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

SAIW championing work-based apprenticeship learning for welding industry
SAIW championing work-based apprenticeship learning for welding industryArticle

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

22 May 2020

#BlockchainAfrica: Blockchain poised to propel construction into new era of efficiency
#BlockchainAfrica: Blockchain poised to propel construction into new era of efficiencyArticle

Huge strides have been made in digitising and transforming the construction industry already, but an uptake in blockchain technology is poised to be a game-changer in the built environment...

Andrew Skudder 31 Mar 2020

Mpumalanga builds seven new schools
Mpumalanga builds seven new schoolsArticle

The Mpumalanga Provincial Government will commence with the construction of seven new schools in five fast-growing towns...

26 Feb 2020

Brights Hardware expands into industrial and wholesale market
Brights Hardware expands into industrial and wholesale marketArticle

Western Cape-based retail chain Brights Hardware has launched an Industrial and Wholesale Suppliers division, the result of a merger with Cape Engineering Supplies...

30 Jan 2020

Boris Dzhingarov
Transforming the vehicle manufacturing industry with automotive robotsArticle

By using vehicle manufacturing robots, automotive companies can reduce costs, enhance quality, and protect workers from dirty and hazardous tasks...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Nov 2019

How the GEC can improve the quality of our education system
How the GEC can improve the quality of our education systemArticle

The General Education Certificate has been criticised for its potential to encourage a higher number of high-school dropouts. A counterargument is that the certificate will provide much-needed structure to South Africa's schooling system...

Professor Cyril Nhlanhla Mbatha and Dr Vijay Reddy 23 Oct 2019

Addressing safety risks in special needs schools
Addressing safety risks in special needs schoolsArticle

In light of tragedies involving learners of special needs schools, and as part of its mandate to continue in earnest to protect all children, the Safety Directorate of the Department of Basic Education prioritised 450 special needs schools in South Africa for Disaster Risk Management Planning...

21 Oct 2019

#WomensMonth: 'Fight for it, work hard, and make it happen!'
#WomensMonth: 'Fight for it, work hard, and make it happen!'Article

No listicle of incredible South African women would be complete without Professor Elain Vlok, founder of the Clover Mama Afrika project...

Sindy Peters 20 Aug 2019

FutureLearn buys College SA
FutureLearn buys College SAArticle

PSG Group's subsidiary, FutureLearn has acquired vocational education provider, College SA, in a bid to broaden its offering in the distance learning market...

12 Aug 2019

Gwede Mantashe, mineral resources and energy minister
R850m set aside for beneficiation initiativesArticle

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe says R850m has been set aside to support beneficiation initiatives by science councils that will forge a developmental growth path and transform the economy...

11 Jul 2019

Minister's Opening Ceremony comments reiterate value of CoS for all
Minister's Opening Ceremony comments reiterate value of CoS for allArticle

Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Naledi Pandor opened the Centres of Specialisation (CoS) in the Western Cape at the False Bay TVET College Khayelitsha Campus...

Issued by False Bay College 9 May 2019

Top 5 power tool trends to watch
Top 5 power tool trends to watchArticle

Did you know that the first ever power tool is said to be a hand-powered lathe that was created by the ancient Egyptians?

Orlando Luis 18 Apr 2019

#MusicExchange: Mr Cat and the Jackal
#MusicExchange: Mr Cat and the JackalArticle

Mr Cat and the Jackal is a four-piece musical troupe from Cape Town. They'll tell you twist-in-the-tail Balkan stories or woo the crowd with a maudlin waltz and sometimes predict the future via Eastern rock 'n roll.

Martin Myers 3 Apr 2019

#Propak19: Developing artisan skills for the future
#Propak19: Developing artisan skills for the futureArticle

Twenty years ago, there were in excess of 50,000 to 70,000 artisans employed throughout the mining, manufacturing, construction and local authorities' sectors in SA...

Danette Breitenbach 28 Mar 2019

New Mechatronics Academy targets automation industry skills shortage
New Mechatronics Academy targets automation industry skills shortageArticle

ElectroMechanica (EM), in collaboration with Polytech Africa, is establishing the first Mechatronics Academy to be accredited by the Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Education and Training Authority (merSETA)...

22 Mar 2019

Boat building opportunities in the Eastern CapeArticle

Transnet National Ports Authority's (TNPA) Port of Ngqura recently hosted the testing and launch of locally manufactured aluminium vessels...

12 Mar 2019

Free State prioritises education, youth
Free State prioritises education, youthArticle

The Free State government has targeted education, skills development and youth opportunities as their focus areas this year...

19 Feb 2019

Matric results out today
Matric results out todayArticle

Following the stamp of approval by the council for quality assurance in education and training, Umalusi, the class of 2018 will find out how they fared in the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations later today...

3 Jan 2019

Travis Pastrana to open training centres around the world
Travis Pastrana to open training centres around the worldArticle

Eugene Yiga chats to professional motorsports competitor and stunt performer Travis Pastrana about his championship career, family life, and more...

Eugene Yiga 12 Nov 2018

Tiger Wheel & Tyre partners with Wheel Collision to offer expert wheel straightening and repair to OEM standards
Tiger Wheel & Tyre partners with Wheel Collision to offer expert wheel straightening and repair to OEM standardsArticle

Wheels, especially aftermarket alloy wheels, are more than just functional, they can be an asset to your vehicle, both from a performance and an aesthetic point of view...

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 9 Nov 2018

Dangote Sinotruk Automobile expands to increase local input
Dangote Sinotruk Automobile expands to increase local inputArticle

Dangote Sinotruk West Africa Limited entered another phase in its expansion drive...

6 Nov 2018

2018 Sassda Columbus Stainless Awards announced
2018 Sassda Columbus Stainless Awards announcedArticle

The judges felt overall winner ND Engineering was consistently impressive with a variety of projects in a number of different categories...

5 Nov 2018

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What Kenya can do to ensure local people benefit from its oil industryArticle

Six years ago, Kenya discovered commercially viable oil deposits in the Turkana region...

Melba K Wasunna 10 Oct 2018

R22m boost for skills training of the unemployed
R22m boost for skills training of the unemployedArticle

The Department of Labour is today set to unveil training programmes, to the value of R22 million, aimed at creating jobs in the aviation, maritime commercial diving and agricultural sectors...

17 Sep 2018

How a TES can bridge the artisanal skills gap
How a TES can bridge the artisanal skills gapArticle

For a country that contributes to highly technical and specialist industries of mining, oil and gas, South Africa has a dearth of many of the artisanal skills required within these sectors...

Tebogo Moalusi 11 Sep 2018

Vocational education needs to meet 21st century demands
Vocational education needs to meet 21st century demandsArticle

Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela says vocational education in the 21st century requires both head and hand skills, as the increasing use of integrated technologies is less done by hand...

2 Aug 2018

Finalists for 2018 Fairlady Santam Women of the Future Awards announced
Finalists for 2018 Fairlady Santam Women of the Future Awards announcedArticle

The finalists for the 2018 Fairlady Santam Women of the Future Awards have been announced...

30 Jul 2018

Accessing the inaccessible - RopeTeam
Accessing the inaccessible - RopeTeamArticle

South Africa welcomes RopeTeam, an innovative Rope Access firm with the aim of achieving safe and attractive high-rise building maintenance, using effective Rope Access techniques...

Issued by RopeTech 25 Jul 2018

IFPA resolves to qualify welding procedures
IFPA resolves to qualify welding proceduresArticle

The Installation and Fabrication Plastics Pipe Association (IFPA) has announced that it will be qualifying welding procedures and weld jobs performed by its members going forward...

11 Jun 2018

Property Point incubation programme celebrates 21 SME graduates
Property Point incubation programme celebrates 21 SME graduatesArticle

Twenty-one small businesses have graduated from Property Point's two-year incubation programme...

26 Apr 2018

The carbon frame from 2017's BMW HP4 Race - hopefully new production techniques will bring lots more of these lightweight carbon chassis components (Credit: BMW)
BMW develops process for fast, cheap carbon composite chassis manufactureArticle

If there's one thing motorcyclists want more of in their lives, it's carbon fibre. Such is our fascination with the lightness of carbon that people will unironically bolt non-functional bits of it onto their bikes in order to make them look lighter...

Loz Blain 12 Apr 2018

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