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Schalk Burger

Schalk Burger

Schalk Burger is Creamer Media Senior Contributing Editor for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Oldest hominid fossil ‘Little Foot’ unveiled – Wits

7th December 2017 The oldest and most complete fossil of an Australopithecus prometheus, named Little Foot owing to the 1994 discovery of four small foot bones in... 

TFTA negotiations to conclude by end 2017

15th September 2017 Facilitated by the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA), market-access negotiations between the Southern African Customs Union (Sacu) and the East... 

Transport-focused Aerotropolis aims to catalyse economic growth in east Gauteng

22nd January 2016 The so-called Aerotropolis development taking shape in the east of Gauteng is seeking to more fully leverage the giant OR Tambo International... 


Daily Podcast – November 25, 2015

25th November 2015 Making headlines: Cosatu's biggest affiliate wants Cyril Ramaphosa for president IS militants claim hotel attack that killed 7 people in Egypt's... 

'Appropriate use' of ICT in classrooms seen as helping turn SA’s education tide

13th November 2015 The launch of the Operation Phakisa Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Education initiative will see classrooms fitted with smart... 

Daily podcast – September 28, 2015

28th September 2015 Making headlines: A new municipal workers union has been formed. A planned nationwide anticorruption march hangs in the balance. And, the US will... 

Sacci urges businesses to work together to overcome difficulties facing S African economy

23rd September 2015 South Africa’s current account deficit, balance of trade deficit, increasingly complex and simultaneously increasingly ambiguous regulatory... 

Maluti-a-Phofung SEZ aims to bolster logistics efficiency along key trade routes

14th August 2015 The R4.8-billion, 1 000 ha Maluti-a-Phofung special economic zone (SEZ) being built near Harrismith at the foothills of the northern Drakensberg... 

South Africa probing socially acceptable low- and no-water sanitation alternatives

3rd July 2015 South Africa might face significant water stress and possible outright water scarcity in 10 to 15 years, unless its citizens adapt their behaviour... 

Icasa reserves judgement on publishers’ post office complaints

2nd July 2015 The Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC) of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) reserved judgement on Thursday in... 

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