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The new University of Science and Innovation is expected to focus specifically on science and innovation, including STEM subjects. Image credit: Nikolay Georgiev | Pixabay

Work starts on two new universities in South Africa

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The Department of Higher Education and Training has started working on its plans to develop two new universities in South Africa. Presenting his 2022 budget speech on 2 June 2022, higher education minister Blade Nzimande said that his department has officially begun feasibility studies of the two new universities of Science and Innovation and a new Crime Detection University through the Infrastructure and Efficiency Grant (IEG) to the value of R6 million.Read More »Work starts on two new universities in South Africa

TES providers afford their clients flexibility of access to resources without any of the employment obligations. Image credit: Joffi | Pixabay

The evolution of labour on demand

While labour brokers have come under heavy scrutiny over the years leading to the sector being strictly regulated, this has resulted in greater protection for workers under temporary employment services. These compliance requirements have resulted in an evolution of the industry, to the point where the term ‘labour broker’ has become insufficient to describe the significant benefits delivered to businesses, particularly in the mining, construction, and engineering sectors.Read More »The evolution of labour on demand

The development of green hydrogen is well-supported as it is considered to be the fuel of the future. Image credit: ACWA Power

Joint development agreement signed in world-scale green hydrogen-based ammonia production facility in Oman

ACWA Power, Oman’s leading integrated energy group, and Air Products have signed the agreement toward a multibillion-dollar investment for the production facility powered by renewable energy in Oman. The JDA signing follows a memorandum of understanding signed in December 2021.Read More »Joint development agreement signed in world-scale green hydrogen-based ammonia production facility in Oman

IIAR 7 certificate program open

It is anticipated that course participants will become familiar with the ANSI/IIAR 7-2019 American National Standard for Developing Operating Procedures for Closed-Circuit Ammonia Refrigeration Systems and be able to apply those requirements to a safely installed and operated refrigeration system.Read More »IIAR 7 certificate program open

Sky forming technology in action at the Pick n Pay distribution centre site. Image credit: Macsteel

SA facility becomes part of new world record

Macsteel in partnership with Tate & Nicholson, Fortress, Pick n Pay and WBHO did the nation proud by applying its pioneering technology to break the world record for the longest roof span covered by a single metal corrugated sheet. Macsteel’s roofing unit roll-formed the sheets spanning the width of 280 metres, across the widest part of the roof covering the new Pick ‘n Pay flagship distribution centre in Kempton Park, Gauteng.Read More »SA facility becomes part of new world record