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The 6th SA Premier Business Awards preparations are underway and the call for entry is open till the 22nd February 2019. Brand South Africa’s recipient...

South Africa moves ahead with nuclear new build plans

The third and final nuclear vendor parade workshop will take place with Canada and Japan this month. South Africa is looking at pressurised water reactor nuclear technology, similar to what it has safely used at Koeberg for the past 30 years.

Power ships may ease South Africa’s energy woes

Power ships are proving to be a quick-fix temporary solution to electricity constraints around the world. In Africa, they are used to good effect in Ghana. The floating power stations are either anchored off shore or moored at quayside and transmit power through cables or transmission lines.

‘Significant progress’ for SA’s nuclear programme

A tender process for the building of new nuclear power stations in South Africa will soon be introduced as the government wraps up workshops with potential vendor countries, such as Russia, France, China, South Korea and the US, the Presidency said on Wednesday.

Necsa unpacks the benefits of nuclear energy

When it comes to South Africa's nuclear energy plans, there are two major issues to consider: the country is not producing enough science, technology and engineering graduates, and what to do with nuclear waste, the real nightmare for many people. Work is being done on these, says Necsa's chief, in the second of a two-parter interview.

Nuclear power holds promise for South Africa

There are many positive benefits to nuclear energy, not least of which is enough power to end load shedding and blackouts. But there is strong resistance to the idea of nuclear. "People need to understand that we are not a scary industry; we are in your everyday world," says the head of Necsa in the first of a two-parter interview.

Nuclear build announcement ‘within two months’

The Department of Energy will make a definite announcement on South Africa's nuclear build future within the next two months, Energy Minister Ben Martins told a business briefing in Pretoria on Monday.

South Africa ‘nuclear power competent’

South Africa possesses sound knowledge gained from over 25 years' experience that makes it more than competent to run a large nuclear power plant, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.

Business booming for India and South Africa

South Africa and India have much to offer each other – this is the view of industry professionals and government representatives, who came together at the India-South Africa Business Forum, held in Pretoria in May.
India and SA: 150 years of history

Brand South Africa hosts international media

Brand South Africa recently played host to a group of international journalists, who were here to gain exposure to South African business, government and citizens, as well as experience the local culture and way of life, and learn of the latest innovations.
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