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President’s speech: Green energy key to SA’s infrastructure development

Speaking at the recent Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium South Africa (SIDSSA), President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa said that one of the key drivers of infrastructure is green energy.
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De Ruyter’s views on a greener Eskom and cleaner energy industry for SA

Eskom's CEO Andre de Ruyter spoke of rejuvenating South Africa’s industrial economy in an online University of Pretoria lecture and how the utility plans to tackle greening its future.
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SAPVIA calls for clarity on localisation within REIPPPP

The South African solar PV industry association SAPVIA is calling for immediate clarity from the dtic on their approach to localisation, specifically with regards to the solar PV sector.

World’s first test with a 30% natural gas/hydrogen blend in steel forging

The world’s first test of a 30% natural gas/hydrogen blend in steel forging was successfully carried out in Italy by a collaboration between Snam, RINA and the GIVA Group.

Tony Blair: COVID-19 exposed Africa’s development landscape flaws

COVID-19 has exposed the challenges and opportunities of Africa’s development landscape, former British prime minister Tony Blair said in an African Development Institute lecture. “We have the same problems but what we also have is...
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Ed’s note: We have to decarbonise, or do we really?

On the path to decarbonise markets, can Africa industrialise with less fossil fuel-driven power generation and attain net-zero economies?
Taxi industry

SA taxi industry to get $100m injection to enhance transportation

The AfDB financial package to the taxi industry will provide a boost to industrialisation through improved urban mobility for working-class South Africans.

AfDB, UNIDO sign MoU to boost Africa’s industrialisation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday, to step up collaboration to boost Africa’s industrialisation. The MoU was signed by Adesina...