COENG

Johannesburg, 29 July 2020. Despite disruptions to many industries due to lockdown restrictions in place in South Africa over previous months, COENG is on track to complete its 2 x 40 MVA plant substations at platinum miner Wesizwe Platinum's Bakubung mine, near Rustenburg in the North West. Based in Midrand, Johannesburg, COENG is an engineering procurement and construction (EPC) firm with a strong track record for delivering on time and to specification for projects across a multitude of industries. ...

Saturday, 4 July was graduation day for 14 entrepreneurs who successfully completed the COENG Business Skills Development Programme. The three-month course, presented by COENG in partnership with Anglo American Platinum, provided the entrepreneurs with training in valuable business basics like general management, finances, human resources, marketing, safety and quality management, and entrepreneurship. Held in Mokopane, Limpopo, the event was hosted under strict adherence to Covid-19 guidelines....

Johannesburg, 11 June 2020. South Africa is infamous for its double-edged sword of unemployment and skills shortages, with almost a third of South Africans remaining jobless while local industries bemoan the lack of appropriate talent to fill the increasingly complex tasks required of the modern business. At the same time, the country’s poor economic growth rate means businesses are struggling. Improved business skills have become a necessity for small business owners, as both the public and private sectors recognise the role of small business development in improving the country’s economy. ...

Johannesburg, 8 June 2020. It is well understood that the government’s regulations put in place to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus has far-reaching implications for the country’s economy, and the livelihoods of many South Africans. With varied directives having been issued since a state of emergency was declared in March 2020, these regulations have amongst others restricted normal economic activity, thereby resulting in a shortage of income for many communities. ...