Latest South African press releases

New and affordable 3D printers offer highly accessible learning tool for universities, colleges and schools  Johannesburg, South Africa, 22 May, 2017 - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has introduced a pair of high-reliability affordable 3D printers from Zortrax that are…
RS builds on global agreement with expansion of more than 500 lines of Ohmite brand resistors Johannesburg, South Africa, 23 May, 2017 RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, is building on its global agreement with Ohmite Manufacturing with a rapid portfolio expansion…
Southern Africa, May 23, 2017 Leading engineering and construction company SENER, as part of the consortium for the turnkey construction of the 100MW Kathu Solar Park Complex, has been judged as having delivered “The Deal of the Year” at the fourth edition of the African Utility Week Power Awards. The…
With Return of Lighting Design Competition Sponsored by Electrosonic SA   May 2017 Electrosonic SA has opened up the call for entries into the 2017 Lighting Designer Contest which is proudly hosted together with Martin Professional (Denmark), Lighthouse Holland and Mediatech Africa. An opportunity for contestants to express their skill and creativity, hopefuls competing for…
“Africa is increasingly important to the EU” says H. E. the Danish Ambassador to South Africa Trine Rask Thygesen at the BUSINESS BEYOND BORDERS event during African Utility Week that took place in Cape Town from 16-18 May. The recent Business Beyond Borders (BBB) event at African Utility Week was…
Monday, 22 May 2017 15:59

Women dominate the African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town this year

Written by Annemarie Roodbol
750+ top power and water professionals gather to honour achieversWomen are making an invaluable contribution to the power and water industries as reflected by the many ladies amongst the winners of the 2017 African Utility Week Industry Awards that were announced at the CTICC in Cape Town last week. Three…
The Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA) has welcomed Plastichem (Pty) Ltd as the latest PVC role player to join the association. Gauteng-based Plastichem acts as agent, distributor and specialist value added service provider of raw materials in the plastic and rubber industries and was acquired by Brenntag in December 2015,…
PRETORIA, South Africa, May 18, 2017/APO/ --  Power Africa announced the launch of its Southern African Energy Program this week in Cape Town, South Africa.  This announcement came as representatives from Power Africa, a U.S. government-led initiative, and the U.S. Mission in South Africa participated in African Utility Week and…
Headline inflation is expected to return below 6 percent in the second half of 2017 and in 2018, making it appropriate for policy rates to remain on hold, and for the central bank to stand ready to increase rates if inflation expectations were to rise WASHINGTON D.C., United States of…
The Dialogue ("German Africa Policy Dialogue: Way Forward") was held as part of celebrating #AfricaMonth, given that the month of May is celebrated as Africa Month by the African Union BERLIN, Germany, May 19, 2017/APO/ --  The Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa in Germany, H.E. Mr Phumelele Stone…
Monday, 22 May 2017 10:18

USTDA Connects U.S. Industry to Solar Project in South Africa

Written by MyPressportal Team
The grant funds a feasibility study to assess the viability of a 75 megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant in the Free State province of South Africa WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, May 19, 2017/APO/ --  Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Pele Green Energy…
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 19, 2017/APO/ --  Today, the Department of Trade & Industry (dti), Woolworths and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) officially opened the doors of K9 Pet Foods’ new 3 600 m² factory premises in the Western Cape.  This opening is testament to the entrepreneurial spirit of a…
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 22, 2017/APO/ --  A group of 34 Special Economic Zones (SEZ) practitioners and supporting sector specialists from the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), provincial departments and agencies responsible for the implementation of the SEZ Programme depart for Tianjin, China tomorrow to attend the fourth…
Tsum Tsums are a new range of fun, collectable toys that are set to create a new craze in collecting. Tsum Tsums, which mean ‘stack stack’ in Japanese, are available in a variety of sizes from very small to large cuddly plush. There are a number of ranges, including Disney…
On 23rd May 2017 the inaugural TULA graduation ceremony for young leaders in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)/ Contact Centre sector will take place in Cape Town. The ceremony will be attended by Cape Town Executive Mayor Patricia de Lille who will also award the graduation certificates to the students. 59…

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