Investors want Minister Mantashe to take real action to stimulate investment in South African mining
In his speech opening next week’s Mining Indaba in Cape Town, Minister of Minerals and Energy Gwede Mantashe should address some of the burning issues outlined by Webber Wentzel’s team of mining experts.
SAWEA announces new board to lead wind sector’s role in SA’s energy landscape
The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has announced its new Board of Governance, following its 11th Annual General Meeting held in Cape Town, 27 January 2023. As the country accelerates its energy transition and pushes for energy security, the men and women who hold positions on this board will be charged with steering and advocating for wind.
Infrastructure experts discuss the pitfalls of discounted fees in infrastructure procurement
As the first official event involving stakeholders in 2023, Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) on Thursday, 26 January, hosted the Protecting Lives and Livelihoods dialogue with speakers discussing professional fees in infrastructure procurement.
Qualified plumbers are navigating a rapidly changing industry that is also fraught with many challenges that, in some instances, are being turned into opportunity with the help of the Institute of Plumbing South Africa (IOPSA).
GIBB successfully completes the first phase of the Lagos rail mass transit network
GIBB, one of South Africa’s leading multi-disciplinary engineering consulting companies with a substantial presence across the African continent, in partnership Nexant Consulting Ltd have completed the first phase of the Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) 57 km-long network.
Globeleq concludes restructuring of Limpopo solar plant financing
Globeleq, the leading independent power company in Africa, has completed a $71 million (ZAR1.2 billion) senior debt restructuring of its 31 MW Soutpan Solar Power (Pty) Ltd (“Soutpan”) plant in Limpopo Province, one of the first solar power plants built under South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement programme.