Hamburg’s German African Energy Forum to jumpstart Africa’s Economic Transformation

The 14th German African Energy Forum is set to provide key market insights, trends and opportunities over the next decade The African energy sector continues to solidify partnerships with German investors and technology with the aim of leading energy businesses from Germany, Europe and across the African continent. From upstream to downstream, Africa’s energy sector must accelerate its transition to net-zero, continue to adopt new technologies and start to embrace digitization and decentralization over the next decade. The 14th German […]

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Panafrican Energy Services Wins Gas Lift Engineering and five Wells intervention Services Contracts for Petroci CI-11 Project

The agreement represents a prosperous future for the current evolving oil and gas landscape Panafrican Energy Services Group today announced it has signed a contract with Petroci CI-11 to provide 5 Wells intervention services in the Block CI-11. Under the contract Panafrican Energy Services Group will maximize the Block CI-11 oil and gas field asset value using gaslift, and carry out work activities starting this month. “We are pleased to be awarded this work and the opportunity to collaborate with […]

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Marc Pritzen: 2021 South Africa Road Race champion

We spoke with Marc to reflect on the special day, and to look into what his ambitions are for the future Team Qhubeka (www.TeamQhubeka.com) rider Marc Pritzen stormed to victory at the South African Road Race championships in Swellendam, claiming both the elite title and the under 23 title. On a fantastic day in the Western Cape, Team Qhubeka ASSOS’ Nic Dlamini claimed the bronze medal. 21-year-old Pritzen currently rides for our UCI Continental team based in Lucca, Italy, and […]

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How ESA helps South Africa share water fairly

How ESA helps South Africa share water fairly ESA / Clustered at the edge of the Crocodile River in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, stand thousands of farms and small holdings growing fresh fruit and sugar cane. Water to irrigate the crops is taken from the river, but this slows its flow rate and leaves less for those downstream. On World Water Day, how can the government achieve the sustainable use of water for the benefit of all South Africans? ESA […]

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Marc Pritzen crowned the South African Road Race Champion

Marc Pritzen, from our continental team, raced to victory at the South African road race championship in Swellendam Pritzen took the win ahead of Willie Smit (Burgos-BH), with a well-timed attack in the final stretch of the 178km race. It was an impressive all-round team performance, with Nicholas Dlamini claiming the bronze medal for Team Qhubeka ASSOS (www.TeamQhubeka.com). Pritzen’s road race title comes after he already claimed the u23 time trial title on Friday. With the elite and U23 categories […]

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ENGIE acquires 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in South Africa

The plant is located in the Northern Cape of South Africa, which is also the location of ENGIE’s 100 MW Kathu CSP plant ENGIE (www.ENGIE-Africa.com) is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to acquire from Abengoa a 40% equity stake in Xina Solar One, a 100 MW Concentrated Solar plant, as well as 46% of the Operations & Maintenance Company. The plant is equipped with parabolic trough technology and a molten salt storage system that allows for […]

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Governments and Private Sector Stakeholders to convene in Cape Town to Set-Out Roadmap for Africa’s Energy Transition

The Summit will set out out blueprints for overcoming challenges to sustainable energy access through public-private sector discussion The Future Energy Series: Africa (FESA) summit (FutureEnergySeriesAfrica.com) will convene senior African public and private sector energy stakeholders in Cape Town this November (1-5). The summit’s aim is to drive investment into African energy projects and set out a continental roadmap for securing a sustainable energy mix which supports development whilst achieving low-carbon goals. The delegate pool will include: • Government leaders […]

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Ford Invests $1 Billion (R15.8) to Modernize, Expand South African Manufacturing for All-New Ranger

• New advanced technologies and systems will modernize and grow the Ford Silverton Assembly Plant to support expanded production of the all-new Ranger pickup truck, starting in 2022 • Ford will hire an additional 1,200 team members to support expanded production, bringing its workforce in South Africa to 5,500 employees. The investment also will create an estimated 10,000 new jobs across Ford’s local supplier network • A US$686 million (R10.3 billion) investment in technology, upgrades and new facilities at the […]

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