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Marleny Arnoldi

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UNTU says accepts CCMA’s offer to help resolve Gautrain wage dispute

3rd August 2018 The United National Transport Union (UNTU) has accepted the invitation of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) to try and resolve the Gautrain strike that entered its fifth day on Friday. Subsequently, Gautrain has also accepted the invitation, as it is concerned... 

Octodec uplifts Tshwane CBD

3rd August 2018 JSE listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Octodec has uplifted the Tshwane central business district (CBD) with various residential, commercial, office and retail developments, with the aim of providing safe, clean and productive environments for the citizens of the city. The latest... 

JDA starts demolition works for new interchange in Wynberg

3rd August 2018 As part of the City of Joburg’s Rea Vaya bus rapid transit (BRT) project along the Louis Botha development corridor, the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) is constructing the Watt interchange, in Wynberg. The works for the interchange include the demolition of the existing bridge and the... 

SMEC to help develop white oil storage terminal in Ethiopia

3rd August 2018 Consulting engineering firm SMEC South Africa, with support from SMEC International, has been appointed by Ethiopian Petroleum Supply Enterprise to develop a white oil products storage terminal at Port Dukem, in Ethiopia. The facility will be the biggest among the country’s depots at 240 000 m3.  

Tyre manufacturer showcases rubber innovation

3rd August 2018 Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone South Africa on Wednesday hosted a media tour of its 186 027 m2 manufacturing facility in Brits, North West, to showcase how its technology has evolved from the 1950s to date. Bridgestone manufactures passenger radial, light truck radial, truck and bus radial, and... 

IRP should take water costs into account, anticoal lobby avers

3rd August 2018 A report from the Life After Coal campaign calls for uncounted costs to South Africa’s water resources to be accounted for in the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). Mining coal and burning it in power stations uses large amounts of water and pollutes water as well, imposing massive but uncounted... 

Acwa Power, CEF to coinvest in Redstone CSP project

3rd August 2018 Power generation technology developer Acwa Power on Monday signed an investment agreement with South Africa’s Central Energy Fund (CEF) regarding the Redstone concentrated solar thermal power plant (CSP) plant, in the Northern Cape. The signing of the agreement was attended by President Cyril... 

Concrete industry urged to stand together to lobby government

1st August 2018 AfriSam sales and marketing executive Richard Tomes has urged the concrete industry to seriously consider consolidation and collaboration amid a tough operating environment. “Often the private sector is critical about government when we are confronted with the challenges of our industry; however,... 

Rambler ups copper, gold production, recoveries during Q2

31st July 2018 TSX- and Aim-listed copper and gold producer Rambler Metals and Mining’s copper feed grade during the half-year ended June 30 averaged 1.1% copper and 0.53 g/t gold. This compared with 1.28% copper feed grade and 0.5 g/t gold in the first half of 2017. 

Sappi debuts on FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Top 30 index

31st July 2018 Pulp and paper producer Sappi has been included in the FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Top 30 Index. The company has also been confirmed as a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series, which is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and... 


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