Katlehong Engineering School set to address skills shortage

The newly launched Engineering School of Specialisation in Katlehong is set to address the skills shortage and unemployment through public-private partnership. Launched on Tuesday, 20 August, by Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi, the school focuses on manufacturing, transport and logistics. The school is strategically situated in the Eastern Economic Development corridor, where the major industries…

Mentorship crucial to building female strength in construction industry

Gender equality remains a particularly persistent issue in the male-dominated construction industry. In order to change the narrative, programmes that empower female employees, assisting them to grow and flourish, are vital, according to Liphu January and Karmany Govender, junior site agents at GVK-Siya Zama. L-R: Liphu January and Karmany Govender, junior site agents at GVK-Siya…