http://www.engineeringnews.co.za
  SEARCH
Login
R/€ = 14.24Change: -0.04
R/$ = 10.62Change: -0.05
Au 1299.50 $/ozChange: 1.94
Pt 1481.50 $/ozChange: 2.00
 
 
Note: Search is limited to the most recent 250 articles. Set date range to access earlier articles.
Where? With... When?








Start
 
End
 
 
And must exclude these words...
Close Main Search
Close Main Login
My Profile News Alerts Newsletters Logout Close Main Profile
 
Agriculture   Automotive   Chemicals   Competition Policy   Construction   Defence   Economy   Electricity   Energy   Environment   ICT   Metals   Mining   Science and Technology   Services   Trade   Transport & Logistics   Water  
What's On Press Office Suppliers Directory Research Jobs Announcements Contact Us
 
 
 
RSS Feed
Article   Comments   Other News   Research   Magazine  
 
 
Jul 26, 2012

Real Economy Report

Back
RER 208
Construction|Johannesburg|Africa|Crushing|Energy|Eskom|Gas|Housing|Joshco|Materials Handling|Projects|Africa|Mozambique|South Africa|Crushing|Energy|Materials Handling|Mining|Products|Public Transport Networks|Transport|Brian Dames|Infrastructure|Natalie Greve|Power|Rory Gallocher|Sandro Scherf
Construction||Africa|Crushing|Eskom|Gas|Housing|Materials Handling|Projects|Africa||Crushing|Energy|Materials Handling|Mining|Products|Transport|Infrastructure|Power|
construction|johannesburg|africa-company|crushing-company|energy-company|eskom|gas-company|housing|joshco|materials-handling-company|projects|africa|mozambique|south-africa|crushing|energy|materials-handling|mining|products|public-transport-networks-industry-term|transport-industry-term|brian-dames|infrastructure|natalie-greve|power|rory-gallocher|sandro-scherf
© Reuse this



From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report.
A City of Johannesburg initiative is redeveloping abandoned or derelict buildings in the city centre into low-cost accommodation units for the working poor. Natalie Greve visited a number of these developments to find out more.

Natalie Greve:
The Johannesburg Social housing Company, or JOSHCO, currently manages around 7 500 units which are spread across several projects in the inner city and which provide housing for around 25 000 tenants. The company aims to further densify in core locations where infrastructure and public transport networks will be less costly to maintain. JOSHCO CEO Rory Gallocher explains the objective of this development.

JOSHCO CEO Rory Gallocher

Natalie Greve:
Gallocher believes that to assist those living and working in the inner city, the space must be controlled and managed.

Rory Gallocher

Natalie Greve:
Gallocher adds that operating within the inner city presents a unique set of challenges.

Rory Gallocher

Shannon de Ryhove:
Other news making headlines this week: Eskom is keen to grow in Mozambique; a materials handling firm targets the top supplier spot as it expands its offering; and Eskom will finalise its tariff application by August.

State-owned power utility Eskom is keen to pursue more cross-border electricity projects with its peer EDM, CEO Brian Dames said at the opening of a 107.5 MW interim gas-fired power plant in Mozambique.

Eskom CEO Brian Dames

Johannesburg-based Pilot Crushtec, a supplier of mobile and semimobile crushing, screening and materials handling products for the mining and construction industries, is aiming to be the leading supplier of its three newly launched products within 18 months.

Pilot Crushtec CEO Sandro Scherf

National power producer Eskom will submit its tariff application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa by August.

Eskom CEO Brian Dames

That’s Creamer Media’s Real Economy Report. Join us again next week for more news and insight into South Africa’s real economy.

Edited by: Shannon de Ryhove
© Reuse this Comment Guidelines
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Latest News
The Medupi power station project
Electricity producer Eskom has, for the first time, offered a detailed timeline for the synchronisation of Medupi Unit 6, which is officially scheduled for December 15, 2014. Addressing a joint meeting of the Portfolio Committees on Public Enterprises and Energy on...
As South Africa had largely exhausted the use of traditional mechanisms to stimulate the fiscus, government now needed to swing its focus to dealing with the internal structural issues that had, thus far, prevented the country from unlocking its true economic value,...
The Western Cape High Court will on Monday hear a Sanral application for information about the proposed N1/N2 Winelands Toll Highway Project to be kept secret, the City of Cape Town said. The application would be heard behind closed doors, mayoral committee member...
More
 
 
Recent Research Reports
Real Economy Year Book 2014 (PDF Report)
This edition drills down into the performance and outlook for a variety of sectors, including automotive, construction, electricity, transport, steel, water, coal, gold, iron-ore and platinum.
Real Economy Insight: Automotive 2014 (PDF Report)
This four-page brief covers key developments in the automotive industry over the past 12 months, including an overview of South Africa’s automotive market, trade figures, production and the policies influencing the sector.
Real Economy Insight: Construction 2014 (PDF Report)
This five-page brief covers key developments in the construction industry over the past 12 months. It provides an overview of the sector and includes details of employment in the sector, infrastructure and municipal spending, as well as insight into companies’...
Real Economy Insight: Electricity 2014 (PDF Report)
This five-page brief covers key developments in the electricity industry over the past 12 months, including details of State-owned power utility Eskom’s generation activities, funding and tariffs, independent power producers and prospects for the sector.
Real Economy Insight: Road and Rail 2014 (PDF Report)
This six-page brief covers key developments in the road and rail industries over the past 12 months, including details of South Africa’s road and rail network and prospects for both sectors.
Real Economy Insight: Steel 2014 (PDF Report)
This four-page brief covers key developments in the steel industry over the past 12 months. It provides an overview of the global and South African steel and stainless steel markets, South Africa’s major steel producers and events that have shaped these markets.
 
 
 
 
 
This Week's Magazine
Multinational semiconductor chipmaker corporation Intel announced its national campaign to further acquire partners to drive its She Will Connect programme, an initiative that aims to expand digital literacy skills to young women in developing countries, further into...
South Africa's MeerKAT radio telescope array programme should get back on schedule within a few months. This assurance has been given by SKA South Africa (SKA SA) associate director: science and technology Prof Justin Jonas. Early last month, Science and Technology...
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s (PRASA’s) Metrorail service will remain a subsidised service following its current multibillion-rand rolling stock, station, depot and signalling upgrade programme. PRASA group CEO Lucky Montana has allayed fears that...
GARYN RAPSON Contaminated Land Provisions in the National Environmental Management: Waste Act No 59 of 2008 will open the door for court battles to determine who will be held liable for the remediation
The uncertainties around the remediation of affected areas as addressed in the Contaminated Land Provisions in the National Environmental Management: Waste Act No 59 of 2008 will possibly spark litigation and disputes between landowners and businesses, contractors...
South Africa is currently the largest component of the African Development Bank’s (AfDB’s) active portfolio in Southern Africa, comprising 62.5% of the bank’s $7.9-billion exposure to the 12-country region – the second largest beneficiary is Mauritius, which...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alert Close
Embed Code Close
content
Research Reports Close
Research Reports are a product of the
Research Channel Africa. Reports can be bought individually or you can gain full access to all reports as part of a Research Channel Africa subscription.
Find Out More Buy Report
 
 
Close
Engineering News
Completely Re-Engineered
Experience it now. Click here
*website to launch in a few weeks