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Schalk Burger

Schalk Burger

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

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African growth expected to reach 3.4% in 2021, but debt-to-GDP expected to worsen

15th March 2021 Africa is expected to recover from its worst recession in half a century and reach 3.4% growth this year, development finance institution the... 

SAHRC recommends Emfuleni municipality be placed under administration amid ongoing Vaal river pollution

17th February 2021 The South African Human Rights Commission warns that the Vaal river, "Gauteng's most vital water resource", may have been irreparably damaged and... 

Standard operating procedure can safeguard against vaccine corruption

1st February 2021 Corruption in the procurement, distribution and administration of vaccines can not only be avoided, but stamped out entirely using a standard... 


Mismanagement and corruption bedevils TERS benefits – Corruption Watch

1st February 2021 Using information from 126 whistleblower reports, anti-corruption nonprofit organisation Corruption Watch's 'Covid-19 TERS Corruption at Work'... 

Water sector technology and innovation forum launched

29th September 2020 The Water Research Commission (WRC), the South African Local Government Association (Salga) and the departments of Water and Sanitation and... 

EOH, Risk Insights bringing digital education solution to South Africa

23rd July 2020 Information technology services multinational EOH, in collaboration with risk management advisory and consultancy company Risk Insights, is making... 

World economy post Covid-19 to see greater focus on resilience, sustainability

14th July 2020 The world economy will post the Covid-19 pandemic see significant changes to its structure in order to improve its resilience and sustainability,... 

New science, tech policy book focuses on transformative policy making

7th July 2020 A new book authored by a host of international scientists and policy advisors sets out the theories, approaches and lessons for how science,... 

Gauteng Covid-19 visualisation platform enables monitoring, prediction

7th July 2020 A visual analytics tool allows Gauteng Government users to visualise prediction models provided by the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) to... 

Necsa welcomes Vilakazi's appointment as Wits vice-chancellor

29th June 2020 The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation has welcomed the appointment of Professor Zeblon Vilakazi as the next vice-chancellor of the... 

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