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Mandisa Nyathi

Institute to use programmes to address skill shortages

19th August 2022 The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) has taken a proactive role in addressing the engineering skills shortage through initiating self-paced online learning and informed mentorship programmes, says SAISC technical director Amanuel Gebremeskel. 

Institute encourages members to reuse steel

19th August 2022 The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) is set to draw on its standards and frameworks to encourage its member companies to reuse steel to promote environmental sustainability, says SAISC technical director Amanuel Gebremeskel. 

Company expects to benefit from its diverse portfolio offering

12th August 2022 In spite of chemical supply chain constraints, flow measurement and calibration technology company Wika expects to benefit from its diverse portfolio offering to provide quality instrumentation for clients. 

Hurdles in Central, East Africa hamper mining

29th July 2022 While the outlook for mining is bright, continued resource nationalism, increasing Chinese influence in mining affairs and illegal mining are significant challenges that Central and East Africa continues to face, says Boies Schiller Flexner partner Timothy Foden 

Company’s expertise wins multimillion-rand project

29th July 2022 Diversified engineering company Iritron has defied the odds brought on by supply chain challenges as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, by winning a multimillion-rand, cross-border project that will assist Gabon-based manganese mining company Comilog increase its yearly tonnage, says Iritron CEO... 

Project lets firm explore African opportunities

29th July 2022 Bulk earthworks, demolitions and civil engineering service provider ICON Group states that a recent contract to install high-density polyethylene (HDPE) linings at a gold mine tailings project, in Burkina Faso, has provided an opportunity to explore projects, and entrench its footprint across... 

New gauge assembly protects people and the environment

22nd July 2022 Measuring instruments supplier Wika Instruments has launched its new Emission Control Gauge, referred to as the Emico gauge pressure measuring assembly, to ensure safety for people and the environment in critical processes, says Wika product specialist Sagadevan Kanniappen. 

Petrol refinery closures affect testing company

8th July 2022 The move from a hybrid petrol-producing country to a petrol-importing country is increasingly becoming a challenge for South Africa, as many companies have been shut down or bought out, says testing and inspection provider Oleum Process & Pipeline (OPP) services sales project engineer Stuart... 

New standards for municipalities

8th July 2022 The South African Bureau of Standards’ (SABS’) technical committee has added new standards that municipality procurement teams need to adhere to when awarding tenders. 

Consulting engineering sector faces skills depletion

1st July 2022 The Covid-19 pandemic has led to increased retrenchments and job losses in the consulting engineering industry, which, in turn, has led to a skills drain in the sector, temporary works consultant Waco Engineering Services MD Otto Botha says. 

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