Engineering News | Economy Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/economy Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:34:45 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Leadership and inclusive growth to take centre stage at WEF on Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/leadership-and-inclusive-growth-to-take-centre-stage-at-wef-on-africa-2017-04-28 African News Agency WEF ON AFRICA Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:00:00 +0200 450840 1493388479 1493388000 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645432_resized_wefdavos20161022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Judgment means new approach for South Africa’s nuclear project, not its end, says industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/judgement-means-new-approach-for-south-africas-nuclear-project-not-its-end-says-industry-2017-04-28 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:41:00 +0200 450835 1493387767 1493386860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645424_resized_kelvinkemm210220716duane.jpg Necsa chairperson Dr Kelvin Kemm 511 287 South Africa's trade balance records R11.4bn surplus in March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-trade-balance-records-r114bn-surplus-in-march-2017-04-28 Reuters ECONOMY Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:44:00 +0200 450827 1493388577 1493383440 1495922400 Reuters 0 0 Zuma to lead Team SA at WEF Africa in Durban http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zuma-to-lead-team-sa-at-wef-africa-in-durban-2017-04-28 African News Agency ECONOMY Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:36:00 +0200 450826 1493383306 1493382960 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645381_resized_jacobzuma04171022duane.jpg President Jacob Zuma 511 287 State questions mental history of man accused of planning SA coup http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/state-questions-mental-history-of-man-accused-of-planning-sa-coup-2017-04-28 African News Agency COURT PROCEEDINGS Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:57:00 +0200 450819 1493381112 1493380620 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645356_resized_legallawjudiciarycourt1022scales.jpg 511 287 Gigaba has shown South Africa will stick to fiscal discipline and consolidation – Cabinet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gigaba-has-shown-south-africa-will-stick-to-fiscal-discipline-and-consolidation-cabinet-2017-04-28 African News Agency ECONOMY Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:02:00 +0200 450810 1493377444 1493377320 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645336_resized_financeministermalusigigabaapril20171022bloomberg.jpg Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba 511 287 Zimbabwe says has met all conditions to clear arrears to World Bank, AfDB http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-says-has-met-all-conditions-to-clear-arrears-to-world-bank-afdb-2017-04-28 Reuters ECONOMY Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:43:00 +0200 450770 1493362214 1493361780 1495922400 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645242_resized_patrickchinamasa201403191022reuters.jpg Zimbabwe Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa 511 287 Gordhan praises Ramaphosa, backs State capture inquiry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gordhan-praises-ramaphosa-backs-state-capture-inquiry-2017-04-28 News24Wire STATE CAPTURE Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:15:00 +0200 450759 1493360502 1493360100 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645202_resized_pravingordhan10161022reuters.jpg Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 Alleged ‘coup plotter’ set to make first appearance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alleged-coup-plotter-set-to-make-first-appearance-2017-04-28 News24Wire CRIME Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:06:00 +0200 450754 1493359948 1493359560 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645188_resized_gavelandscalesofjusticelegallaw1022.jpg 511 287 AfDB approves $253m for Uganda–Kenya connecting road upgrades http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-approves-253-million-for-uganda-kenya-connecting-road-upgrades-2017-04-28 Mia Breytenbach CONSTRUCTION/ROADS Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449521 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642179_resized_roadconstructioncapsa1022bloomberg.jpg SPEEDY ACCESS Upgrading of the road will reduce the travel time from Kapchorwa to Suam, in Uganda, from 4 hrs to 1.5 hrs and from Suam to Kitale, in Kenya, from 1.5 hrs to 45 min 511 287 Business R&D showing signs of recovery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-rd-spending-on-the-rise-but-government-has-even-higher-target-2017-04-28 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449583 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Control and instrumentation play rugged role in industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/control-and-instrumentation-play-rugged-role-in-industry-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Economy Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449144 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641145_resized_floatglassunloading042017societyforautomationinstrumentationmeasurementsandcontrolsaimcjpg1022.jpg TRIED AND TESTED Companies still use more traditional tried and tested architectures for projects locally 511 287 Digital platform opens up ‘new collar’ work vista for millions of Africans http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-economies-2017-04-28 Schalk Burger SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449364 1493020930 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644121_resized_digital.jpg 511 287 Expo to showcase latest developments in machine tools industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expo-to-showcase-latest-developments-in-machine-tools-industry-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Economy Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448996 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640892_resized_somtatoolswillshowcasehighperformancedrillsatmachinetoolsafric1022.jpg MACHINE TOOLS AFRICA 2017 Interactive displays at the MTA will include live demonstrations and technical presentations 511 287 Global shake-up in earth observation will affect South African sector, warns CSIR http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-shake-up-in-earth-observation-will-affect-sa-sector-warns-csir-2017-04-28 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449321 1492783631 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Independent agencies can have teeth and autonomy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/independent-agencies-can-have-teeth-and-autonomy-2017-04-28 Keith Campbell Wheels within wheels Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449669 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Robotic solution for machine tools industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robotic-solution-for-machine-tool-industry-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Economy Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449481 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642084_resized_roboticsolutions042017yaskawa1022.jpg CONTROL CONCEPT Finding the right software structure is just as important as the hardware 511 287 Opinion: Court’s ‘clean slate’ nuclear directive a big opportunity for new Energy Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-courts-clean-slate-nuclear-directive-a-big-opportunity-for-new-energy-minister-2017-04-26 Terence Creamer NUCLEAR RULING Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:45:00 +0200 450707 1493221280 1493217900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645090_resized_koeberg1022bjornrudner.jpeg The Koeberg nuclear power plant in the Western Cape 511 287 Tribunal ratifies Citi's $5m FX rigging settlement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-ratifies-citis-5m-fx-rigging-settlement-2017-04-26 Reuters COMPETITION MATTERS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:38:00 +0200 450678 1493214145 1493213880 1495749600 Reuters 0 0 Brown grants Eskom more time to reconsider Molefe’s pension payout http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brown-grants-eskom-more-time-to-reconsider-molefes-pension-payout-2017-04-26 Anine Kilian ELECTRICITY Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:36:00 +0200 450677 1493367353 1493213760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South African intellectual property agency seeking to stimulate innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-intellectual-property-agency-seeking-to-stimulate-innovation-2017-04-26 Keith Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:32:00 +0200 450676 1493215881 1493213520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645029_resized_dtibuilding308051022duane.jpg The DTI office complex in Pretoria 511 287 Post Office to become fully-fledged bank – CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/post-office-to-become-fully-fledged-bank-ceo-2017-04-26 African News Agency POST OFFICE Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:57:00 +0200 450663 1493211718 1493211420 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644980_resized_sapostofficepretoria110221014duane.jpg 511 287 M&R a co-applicant with GE in dispute with Eskom over Duvha contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-a-co-applicant-with-ge-in-dispute-with-eskom-over-duvha-contract-2017-04-26 Terence Creamer CONTRACT DISPUTE Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:40:00 +0200 450617 1493207978 1493203200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 LNG-focused energy firm pursuing ‘diversified’ African investment pipeline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lng-focused-energy-firm-pursuing-diversified-african-investment-pipeline-2017-04-26 Terence Creamer ENERGY Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:30:00 +0200 450598 1493199256 1493199000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644797_resized_edwinkikonyogo1022.jpeg AEP CEO Edwin Kikonyogo 511 287 South Africa launches public debate on possible wealth tax http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-launches-public-debate-on-possible-wealth-tax-2017-04-26 Reuters WEALTH TAX Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:40:00 +0200 450569 1493195606 1493192400 1495749600 Reuters 0 0 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DA launches court bid to force Zuma to reveal reasons for Cabinet reshuffle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/da-launches-court-bid-to-force-zuma-to-reveal-reasons-for-cabinet-reshuffle-2017-04-25 African News Agency CABINET RESHUFFLE Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:59:00 +0200 450523 1493129444 1493128740 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 End to Eskom ‘stalemate’ will unleash wind market in 2017 – GWEC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/end-to-eskom-stalemate-will-unleash-wind-market-in-2017-gwec-2017-04-25 Terence Creamer WIND ENERGY Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:50:00 +0200 450519 1493128373 1493128200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644591_resized_gwec1022.jpeg 511 287 Zuma again stresses drive for ‘radical economic transformation’ at launch of Free State SEZ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zuma-again-stresses-drive-for-radical-economic-transformation-at-launch-of-free-state-sez-2017-04-25 Anine Kilian INVESTMENT Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:43:00 +0200 450517 1493128220 1493127780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644583_resized_robdaviesjacobzuma304171022duane.jpg President Jacob Zuma and Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies 511 287 Reserve Bank’s leading business cycle indicator up 1.1% in February http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reserve-banks-leading-business-cycle-indicator-up-11-in-february-2017-04-25 African News Agency ECONOMY Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:12:00 +0200 450491 1493123483 1493122320 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 SAA, Hawaiian Airlines strike deal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saa-hawaiian-airlines-strike-deal-2017-04-25 African News Agency AVIATION Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:02:00 +0200 450489 1493123641 1493121720 1495663200 African News Agency 0 0 Ekurhuleni sets aside R12bn to assist youth owned businesses and SMMEs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ekurhuleni-sets-aside-r12bn-to-assist-youth-owned-businesses-and-smmes-2017-04-25 African News Agency SMALL BUSINESSES Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:59:00 +0200 450488 1493123793 1493121540 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Africa urged to transform dependence on commodities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-urged-to-transform-dependence-on-commodities-2017-04-25 African News Agency ECONOMY Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:25:00 +0200 450461 1493115138 1493108700 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Western Cape to grow business ties with incoming French government http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-to-grow-business-ties-with-incoming-french-government-2017-04-25 African News Agency TRADE Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:21:00 +0200 450428 1493107837 1493101260 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 ANC to introduce amended land claims bill in May http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/anc-to-introduce-amended-land-claims-bill-in-may-2017-04-25 Reuters LEGISLATION Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:07:00 +0200 450422 1493113698 1493100420 1495663200 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644351_resized_legislationlegallaw110220915duane.jpg 511 287 LPG industry urged to act on non-binding market inquiry findings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lpg-industry-urged-to-act-on-non-binding-market-inquiry-findings-2017-04-24 Terence Creamer LIQUID PETROLEUM GAS Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:25:00 +0200 450413 1493100529 1493043900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644326_resized_tembinkosibonakeleebrahimpatal204241022duane.jpeg Commissioner Tembinkosi Bonakele and Minister Ebrahim Patel 511 287 Competition Commission approves buyout of ASA Metals' ferrochrome production assets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competition-commission-approves-asa-metals-newco-merger-2017-04-24 Megan van Wyngaardt FERROCHROME Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:56:00 +0200 450408 1493045046 1493042160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Global steel production reaches 410Mt in Q1 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-steel-production-reaches-410mt-in-q1-2017-04-24 Megan van Wyngaardt STEEL Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:21:00 +0200 450398 1493041980 1493040060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0