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Farming in South Africa is under threat from climate change. Here’s how

There’s an assumption in the agricultural industry that the yields and prices of crops will vary according to local conditions as well as supply and demand in local and international markets. As a result,...

Groundwater can prevent drought emergencies in the Horn of Africa. Here’s how

Millions of people living in the arid regions of the Horn of Africa lack safe, reliable and affordable water throughout the year. This is because of recent decreases in rainfall in the drought-prone Horn of Africa, rising water demands and...

The Future of African Manufacturing: Making Things in a Changing World

The world is changing at an unprecedented rate in terms of innovative technologies, shifting customer expectations, as well as increasing social awareness of gender equality and restoration of previously marginalised communities. These major shifts...

Africa’s $2.6 Trillion Energy Gap Provides Opportunities

Johannesburg, 18 November 2020; As per the latest report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), Africa is experiencing the fastest progression of urbanisation the world over, thereby proving a prominent force in influencing global...

We’ve learnt a great deal since South Africa’s biggest quake 50 years ago

Fifty years ago I was a teenager growing up in Cape Town. At about 10pm on 29 September 1969, our house started to shake...

Communities, mining corporations and corruption in South Africa

During the apartheid era in South Africa, the mining industry operated without restraint and had undue influence over government decision-making. This created an environment...

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Farming in South Africa is under threat from climate change. Here’s how

There’s an assumption in the agricultural industry that the yields and prices of crops will vary according to local conditions as well as supply...

Africa’s $2.6 Trillion Energy Gap Provides Opportunities

Johannesburg, 18 November 2020; As per the latest report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), Africa is experiencing the fastest progression of urbanisation the...

Success to the power of 3 for Chicago Pneumatic in Zambia

After achieving resounding successes at South African Mining & Technical Exhibitions (MTE) throughout the year, Chicago Pneumatic again took full advantage of the opportunity...

We’ve learnt a great deal since South Africa’s biggest quake 50 years ago

Fifty years ago I was a teenager growing up in Cape Town. At about 10pm on 29 September 1969, our house started to shake...

Communities, mining corporations and corruption in South Africa

During the apartheid era in South Africa, the mining industry operated without restraint and had undue influence over government decision-making. This created an environment...

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Farming in South Africa is under threat from climate change. Here’s how

There’s an assumption in the agricultural industry that the yields and prices of crops will...

Groundwater can prevent drought emergencies in the Horn of Africa. Here’s how

Millions of people living in the arid regions of the Horn of Africa lack safe, reliable and...

The Future of African Manufacturing: Making Things in a Changing World

The world is changing at an unprecedented rate in terms of innovative technologies, shifting customer...

Africa’s $2.6 Trillion Energy Gap Provides Opportunities

Johannesburg, 18 November 2020; As per the latest report from the International Energy Agency (IEA),...

CEO appointment: Industry and Trade Publications

SA Mining Engineering solutions provider Semane, which was spun off by Anglo American in 1998, has...