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This step is to aid industry-wide change to positively impact the sector. Image credit: Ran Dana | Pixabay

Unilever trialling warm-up of cold chain for ice-cream

Unilever is conducting trials to assess the feasibility of running ice cream freezer cabinets at higher temperatures to improve energy efficiency. The two pilots, one currently being conducted in Germany and another to follow in Indonesia next year, will seek to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by around 20-30% per freezer, while ensuring the same ice cream quality.Read More »Unilever trialling warm-up of cold chain for ice-cream

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