Category archives for: Mining & Engineering

Mauritius economy on track with historic rail network

Metro Express

SAVIOUS KWINIKA recently in Port Louis, Mauritius PORT LOUIS, (CAJ News) – THE multimillion-dollar Mauritius Metro Express light rail network, dubbed the country’s biggest infrastructure investment project, is set to result in a galore of business opportunities and vast employment opportunities when it takes off. The newly-inaugurated MUR 18,9 billion ($525 million) rail system project, […]

Momentous trip marks SA shift to e-vehicles

Electric vehicles in South Africa

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – THE powers behind South Africa’s first electric vehicle road trip (EVRT) hope the imminent 1 454 –kilometre escapade is the beginning of many programmes geared towards driving the adoption of smarter mobility, including electric vehicles, locally. The trip begins in the capital Pretoria on Thursday (today), passing through Gariep Dam, Graaff-Reinet, […]

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 […]

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