Category archives for: Engineering

Mining industry welcomes new Zimbabwe regime

Mining Indaba

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – ORGANISERS of the annual African Mining Indaba are hopeful of progress in Zimbabwe’s mining sector under the new regime of President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The veteran politician took over from longtime leader Robert Mugabe under whose watch the industry suffered a massive decline, partly blamed […]

Mining keeps close eye on divisive ANC elections

ANC elective conference under close watch from mining sector

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA & MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ANALYSTS are wary the current operating environment and policy doubts could hamper the impressive revival of South Africa’s mining sector. Mining, which is a key contributor to Africa’s most advanced economy, has accelerated to 5,2 percent year-on-year in October from a 0,3 percent decline in […]

Reforms set to boost Kenya mining potential

Mining revived in Kenya

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYA is reforming its mining regulations to enhance the sector’s contribution to East Africa’s biggest economy. Dan Kazungu, the Cabinet Secretary in the Mining Ministry, said significant strides had been made in reforming our mining regulatory framework, among them the operationalisation of the online mining […]

Nominations open for SAP Africa Quality Awards

SAP Africa Quality Awards

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE nomination period for the 2018 SAP Quality Awards in Africa is now open. The awards honour SAP customers who embrace quality in their SAP software implementations and realise great business value through successful planning and execution. “This is an excellent opportunity to get acknowledgment for your achievements […]

Zimbabwe landmine clearance celebrates Mugabe’s fall

Danger of landmines that requires urgent attention

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE is to embark on a massive clearance of landmines that colonial forces laid at the borders with neighbouring countries during the liberation struggle over 40 years ago. The company contracted for the exercise said it was buoyed by the recent resignation of veteran leader […]

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