Category archives for: Mining & Engineering

Historic indigenous Africa car Mureza unveiled

Africans introduce historic indigenous African continent car entitle Mureza, which will be unveiled in South Africa

SAVIOUS KWINIKA Editor-In-Chief JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A NEW African car brand will debut in the continent’s biggest motor show in South Africa later this week. Known as Mureza (Shona for flag), it is to premier at the Automechanika Johannesburg scheduled for Wednesday to Saturday. Mureza initially has a joint venture with the SAIPA Group […]

Mixed fortunes for SA export commodities

Coal energy

TINTSWALO BALOYI Executive Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME of South Africa’s main export commodities have been under pressure in recent weeks amid growing concerns about the global growth outlook. Among such commodities are iron ore and coal. Absa’s economics unit noted since the end of July, iron ore prices have fallen sharply by 23,9 […]

Smart cities to depend on fast 4IR adoption

George Senzere

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – POLICYMAKERS have been urged to speedily embrace the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) to enhance the realisation of smart cities. The encouragement comes ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa set for Cape Town this week, under the theme, “Shaping Inclusive Growth and […]

Africa’s first connected cars set for September

(L-R) William Mzimba – Chief Executive Officer, Vodacom Business; Mteto Nyati – Chief Executive, Altron Group; Andrew Kirby - President and CEO of Toyota South Africa Motors. Photo by Mthulisi Sibanda, CAJ News Africa

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TOYOTA Motors South Africa (TMSA) is to drive what is possibly Africa’s first connected vehicles following a partnership with Vodacom and Altron Netstar. As of September 1, all new Toyota and Lexus models sold in South Africa will come standard with in-car Wi-Fi including 15GB free data as well as a […]

Chikombedzi mineral rush triggers fears of land degradation

Some of the miners relaxing at the amethyst minefield at Phahlela, Gezani in Chikombedzi under Chief Sengwe. Photo by Patrick Chitongo, CAJ News Africa

from PATRICK CHITONGO recently in Gezani, Zimbabwe GEZANI, (CAJ News) – IN scenes reminiscent of over a decade ago, small scale miners have flocked Gezani communal lands, Chikombedzi under Chief Sengwe in Chiredzi district following the discovery of amethyst, a precious stone used in jewelry. However, there are fears the unregulated mining activities could harm […]

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