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“Symbion Power and many other companies from the United States are ready to invest in Africa,” says Symbion Power CEO Paul Hinks. “These firms are ethical,” Paul adds, “they have integrity and they need partners in both the public and private sectors." Symbion is a platinum sponsor at the upcoming African Utility Week, taking place from 14-15 May in Cape Town. - May 09, 2013 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa
Channel Africa has entered into an exclusive broadcasting partnership with African Utility Week, which is taking place in Cape Town from 14-15 May. The channel’s flagship daily actuality talk show, African Dialogue, will be broadcast live from 11h00-12h00 from the expo floor on both days of the... - May 08, 2013 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa
In each market where wind energy is being developed, the state is a big player in the initial stages of industry development; and is often the sponsor of pilot projects according to Dr Emelly Mutambatsere, Principal Regional Economist, African Development Bank. As co-author of a comprehensive study for... - May 05, 2013 - Clean Power Africa
African Education Week to gather experts in Johannesburg in June. - May 02, 2013 - African Education Week
An electricity tariff rise of only 1% has a devastating impact on the mining industry as it amounts to an increased expenditure of R100 million per year according to the South African Chamber of Mines. It therefore really hurts that since 1 April this year, large power consumers have had to fork out... - April 26, 2013 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa
First Car Rental is proud to announce its support sponsorship of the 2013 South African Women’s Open. - April 21, 2013 - First Car Rental
“Today’s World Earth Day reminds us all of our need to commit to protecting our environment and increasing renewable energy projects instead of relying on the more traditional power sources is a great way for countries and companies to start making a difference.” This is according to... - April 17, 2013 - Clean Power Africa
South Africa remains one of the most diverse regions in Africa for its proliferation of successful mobile money business models being championed by banks, MNOs (mobile network operators), third party providers and retailers. This is according to Emma Pearce, director of the upcoming, annual Mobile Money... - April 17, 2013 - Mobile Money Africa
One of the biggest challenges facing Gauteng is to reduce its staggering 23.7%* unemployment rate. The government is working with businesses across the province to make that happen and has already created jobs for just over 700 young job seekers.
JobsGauteng.com a local job portal in South Africa aims... - April 16, 2013 - Jobs Gauteng
Are mobile devices revolutionary or disruptive in a classroom setting? Should IT and social media be used to develop professional learning networks? And can twitter, Facebook and MixIT enhance teaching and learning in the classroom? These are some of the compelling questions that will be discussed during... - April 14, 2013 - African Education Week
ArcelorMittal’s steel plant in Saldanha, the single largest electricity consumer in the Western Cape, participated in an Industrial Energy Efficiency Improvement Project that has resulted in an astounding R90 million energy bill savings in one year. The upcoming African Utility Week in Cape Town... - April 10, 2013 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa
Moment Health's social investment initiatives, driven by the Momentum Fund, are supporting disability projects as well as other initiatives in South Africa. - April 05, 2013 - Medical Aid Quotes
For South Africans hitting the road this Easter, First Car Rental in association with Tourism Radio offers travellers the perfect companion to assist them during their stay in South Africa’s top cities. - March 27, 2013 - First Car Rental
In recognition of First Car Rental's large contingent of sportsmen and women, in 2013 the car rental company will "badge" some of the big sporting events in March. - March 27, 2013 - First Car Rental
True to its payoff line: First In Car Hire, First In Service, First Car Rental has won 1st place at the highly-regarded South African Service Awards in the Travel and Related Services category beating all of its car hire competitors in South Africa. - March 25, 2013 - First Car Rental
The first Mobile Money Africa Awards will be announced during the event in May in Johannesburg to honour the industry’s most innovative projects and companies. - March 22, 2013 - Mobile Money Africa
The annual Sandton SPCA / Hill’s Mutt Walk is back by popular demand after a successful first year in 2012. The morning walk will be held on Sunday the 14th of April 2013 at the Field and Study Recreation Centre, Louise Avenue (closest corner 14th Street), Parkmore.
The Sandton SPCA / Hill’s... - March 20, 2013 - Sandton SPCA
On 22 March World Water Day will be celebrated globally. But South Africa has little to celebrate according to Harold Smook, founder of Urban Roots – Sustainable Communities Initiative and registered Professional Engineering Technologist.
“We can celebrate our water policies - the most progressive... - March 20, 2013 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa
The annual Career Indaba will once again bridge the gap for students between studying and entering the working world. Career Indaba is taking place alongside the African Education Week Annual Convention and Learning Expo from 19-22 June at the Sandton International Convention Centre in Johannesburg.
Programme... - March 17, 2013 - Career Indaba
This marks the second ROTOCONTROL finishing machine investment for First Impression Labels. - March 16, 2013 - ROTOCON
Clean Power Africa will give an exclusive look at hydro, wind and solar projects and opportunities across the African continent in Cape Town in May. - March 10, 2013 - Clean Power Africa
The fifth annual Mobile Money Africa will gather more than 400 industry leaders to discuss collaboration and moving the market forward when the conference and expo returns to Johannesburg from 28-29 May.
Mobile Money Africa 2013 brings together the entire spectrum of the industry, with retailers, regulators,... - March 06, 2013 - Mobile Money Africa
Eccotopia has agreed to the development, implementation, and management of Megafolia© tree plantations in South Africa, identifying land use, as well as the approximate number of local jobs to be created. - March 04, 2013 - Eccotopia Ltd
Eskom Chief Executive Brian Dames will once again deliver the keynote address during this year’s opening session of African Utility Week in Cape Town on 14 May. Some 5000 power professionals from all over the continent meet at this event every year at what is the largest utility gathering of its... - February 28, 2013 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa
The new GET FiT investment mechanism which brings private and public investors together, the proposed BRICS Bank and China’s funding relationship with Africa are some of the updates featured during the Investment & Finance track of the upcoming African Utility Week conference and expo from... - February 23, 2013 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa
Leadership in education, technology in the classroom, STEM education*, OERs** and the future of higher education are some of the pressing issues that will be focused on at the annual African Education Week and Career Indaba taking place in Johannesburg from 19-22 June this year.
*STEM = Science, Technology,... - February 23, 2013 - African Education Week
Menlyn Maine has partnered with FindaLift, South Africa’s first provider of specialised journey-matching network solutions and services, to implement the "Menlyn Maine FindaLift Private Group" that will encourage and enable more sustainable business travel.
This private and secure system... - February 21, 2013 - FindaLift
Roteck is re-launching improved versions of its custom light-weight walk through weapon detectors to meet European needs and more. - February 14, 2013 - Roteck
Roteck's unique panic alarm button which can be triggered by several methods now available for the EU. - February 13, 2013 - Roteck
Everlytic has joined M³AAWG, a powerful global organisation working against spam, online exploitation and abuse. - February 13, 2013 - Everlytic
Roteck South Africa is expanding its operation and market penetration to the EU. - February 11, 2013 - Roteck
All staff at CMH, of which First Car Rental is wholly-owned subsidiary, embarked on an Adopt-A-School Project in an attempt to upgrade selected schools. - February 10, 2013 - First Car Rental
“I just know that the next year is going to be an important one for me and I will do my best to reward Spintelligent’s faith in me and my abilities,” says Dean Ravell from Coniston Park in Cape Town, one of ten lucky graduates who recently started a unique, yearlong internship programme at Spintelligent, a leading conference and exhibition organiser based in the Mother City. - February 10, 2013 - Spintelligent
Installation led by ROTOCON, representing ROTOCONTROL in South Africa. - February 09, 2013 - ROTOCON
Bedouin Tents Manufacturer Tentickle International has launched a branded tent initiative aimed at the outdoor advertising and product launch industry. - February 09, 2013 - Tentickle International, Cape Town, South Africa
The Sandton SPCA is set to launch its much anticipated 2013 Kilimanjaro Challenge at a prestigious black tie event on the 2nd of March at the Johannesburg Country Club, Woodmead. Following the immense success and overwhelming support for the 2012 Kilimanjaro expedition, where 29 enthusiastic mountaineers... - February 07, 2013 - Sandton SPCA
The National Intellectual Property Management Office (NIPMO) will host an intellectual property (IP) commercialisation workshop in Pretoria next month, in a bid to uncover new innovations in engineering for mining and agriculture.
The goal of the workshop, themed "Engineering for Mining and Agriculture,"... - February 06, 2013 - WaikatoLink
Gift out the Box gives the traditional gift coupon a make-over by enabling customers to hand pick experiences from a variety of themed gift boxes. This year, Gift out the Box has created 2 perfect Valentine's gifts - one designed especially for men (Gift for him) and one designed especially for women (Gift for her). - February 06, 2013 - Gift out the Box
Outskirts Press announces the latest highly anticipated business, economics, accounting and finances book from Centurion, Gauteng, author Dr. Andre Naude, Ph.D. - February 06, 2013 - Outskirts Press, Inc.
Ghana had the political will to envision electrification as a national priority and catalyst for economic development says Engineer Andrew T. Barfour, Project Coordinator at the Ghana Energy Development and Access Project. To date, Ghana has achieved 72% electrification access which is one of the highest... - February 03, 2013 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa
BioFire fireplaces have announced more low maintenance winter heating fireplaces contracts have been signed in South Africa. - January 27, 2013 - Biofire Fireplaces Cape Town
Move will facilitate company’s expanded efforts at combining ecological and environmental improvements with industrialization and profitability. - January 26, 2013 - Eccotopia Ltd
For a limited period only First Car Rental is eliminating the one-way fee for selected one-way rentals. - January 25, 2013 - First Car Rental
SaaSn, distributors of TaskCentre in Africa, this week announced a cooperative agreement with Bluekey Software Solutions, Africa’s largest and most awarded SAP Business One partner. The partnership, which will see Bluekey become “a reseller for TaskCentre in South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania,”... - January 19, 2013 - Bluekey Software Solutions
The ISIN number (International Securities Identification Number) applied for by Eccotopia has been issued. Eccotopia also was issued a CUSIP (Committee on Uniform Security Identification Procedures) number. - January 17, 2013 - Eccotopia Ltd
Eccotopia Megafolia© plantations can provide phytoremediation of ground water and topsoil, biofuel production, timber production, and biomass-to-energy production in South Africa. - January 11, 2013 - Eccotopia Ltd
Hot on the heels of international trends, RollingMedia is delighted to launch an innovative suite of media packages for brands looking to maximize their outdoor visibility.
In Europe, Asia and the USA, truck advertising via established fleets is often a valued component of the brand media mix. And now... - January 10, 2013 - RollingMedia
BioFire fireplaces, one of the world’s top eco-friendly fireplace building companies, has made large inroads into the local South African fireplace manufacturing and building industry. - December 22, 2012 - Biofire Fireplaces Cape Town
Auric Consulting has officially launched its initiative 'My Sky My Country' on Facebook. The initiative has been put in place to enable both social media connectivity as well as to try and raise funds to help children with a terminal illness.
Managing partner of Auric Consulting PTY LTD, Mr. Bruce Fennessy,... - December 20, 2012 - Auric Consulting (PTY) LTD
The proverbial axe is falling on "business as usual" as every industry in South Africa, from mining to manufacturing to retail, is cringing at the thought of rising energy tariffs and the impending implementation of a carbon tax.
Stemming the tide of rising tariffs
On the receiving end of... - December 15, 2012 - African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa