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Jul 12, 2012

Real Economy Report

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From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report.
Eurocopter has established what is believed to be the first full flight helicopter simulator in Africa. Keith Campbell reports.

Keith Campbell:
The simulator, which is owned by Eurocopter Southern Africa, is located at the Sim Aerotraining facility at O R Tambo International Airport, east of Johannesburg. Eurocopter Southern Africa CEO Fabrice Cagnat explains why his company brought the simulator to South Africa.

Eurocopter Southern Africa CEO Fabrice Cagnat

Shannon de Ryhove:
Other news making headlines this week: Sars is set to launch an e-filing app; Corruption Watch to cast a critical eye over South Africa’s R850-billion infrastructure plan; and Nedbank unveils the Menlyn Maine green-star-rated building.

The South African Revenue Services says it intends unveiling new mobile technology and improved services to enable easier and more convenient ways of submitting tax returns.

Sars commissioner Oupa Magashula

Recently established civil society watchdog Corruption Watch is considering ways to cast an anticorruption spotlight on South Africa’s R850-billion infrastructure programme, which is being led primarily by State-owned companies.

Corruption Watch executive director David Lewis

Banking group Nedbank has unveiled the first of seven Green Star South Africa-rated commercial buildings in South Africa's first 'green' precinct, Menlyn Maine, in Tshwane.

Nedbank head of workspace planning Deon Minnie

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
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor Polity & Multimedia
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