Engineering News | Economy Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/economy Tue, 11 Dec 2018 04:15:10 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Mashaba seeks to reignite entrepreneurship, address infrastructure challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mashaba-approves-another-100-buildings-for-inner-city-development-seeking-damage-control-of-prior-misgovernance-2018-12-10 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:28:00 +0200 507105 1544453944 1544452080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771514_resized_hermanmashaba1218cm1022.jpg Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76982_2018-12-10_herman_mashaba_-_hd_web.mp422745403Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba discusses city shortfalls. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba discusses city shortfalls. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd Bloodhound supersonic car project halted http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bloodhound-supersonic-car-project-halted-2018-12-10 Tasneem Bulbulia VEHICLES Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:04:00 +0200 507087 1544447296 1544447040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Egypt aims to kickstart African trade as it takes AU chair http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/egypt-aims-to-kickstart-african-trade-as-it-takes-au-chair-2018-12-10 Reuters TRADE Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:12:00 +0200 507043 1544434364 1544433120 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 South Africa's key economic, political risk events in 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-key-economic-political-risk-events-in-2019-2018-12-10 Bloomberg ECONOMY Mon, 10 Dec 2018 10:55:00 +0200 507040 1544453540 1544432100 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Eskom says no load shedding scheduled for Monday, but risk remains high http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-says-no-load-shedding-scheduled-for-monday-but-risk-remains-high-2018-12-10 African News Agency Economy Mon, 10 Dec 2018 10:42:00 +0200 507035 1544431444 1544431320 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771375_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 National minimum wage of R20 an hour to take effect on Jan 1 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/national-minimum-wage-of-r20-an-hour-to-take-effect-on-jan-1-2018-12-07 African News Agency NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:28:00 +0200 506967 1544189411 1544189280 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771242_resized_cyrilramaphosa291020181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Comments received for proposals to reform key interests rate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/comments-received-for-proposals-to-reform-key-interests-rate-2018-12-07 Tasneem Bulbulia FINANCE Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:12:00 +0200 506965 1544188819 1544188320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Radebe denies allegations of corruption regarding his Necsa actions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-minister-denies-allegations-of-corruption-regarding-his-necsa-actions-2018-12-07 Rebecca Campbell NUCLEAR ENERGY Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:08:00 +0200 506964 1544191944 1544188080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Previous Necsa board inept, defiant – Radebe http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/necsa-2018-12-07 Rebecca Campbell STATE-OWNED COMPANIES Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:05:00 +0200 506951 1544192558 1544184300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771223_resized_jeffradebe1218bloomberg1022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 South Africa axes state nuclear firm Necsa's board http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-axes-state-nuclear-firm-necsas-board-2018-12-07 Reuters Economy Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:03:00 +0200 506949 1544184964 1544184180 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771205_resized_jeffradebe111020181022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 Eskom implements Stage 1 load shedding http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-implements-stage-1-load-shedding-2018-12-07 African News Agency Economy Fri, 07 Dec 2018 09:30:00 +0200 506899 1544167895 1544167800 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771081_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Corruption charges laid against acting Sars boss Mark Kingon http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/corruption-charges-laid-against-acting-sars-boss-mark-kingon-2018-12-07 News24Wire Economy Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:12:00 +0200 506865 1544174881 1544163120 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771018_resized_sars11022.jpg 511 287 Sugar dumping remains a crisis for industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-dumping-remains-a-crisis-for-industry-2018-11-22 Paige Müller Competition Policy Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505415 1544102102 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767965_resized_sugarfairplayfranciosbairdmarch1118attributetofairplay1022.jpg FRANCOIS BAIRD If the local sugar industry is not assisted soon, the flood of imports will result in contraction, consolidation, closures and job losses 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76851_2018-11-12_fairplay_-_hd_web.mp485159744Anti-dumping organisation FairPlay’s Lebogang Chaka discusses the impact of sugar dumping on the local industry. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd Anti-dumping organisation FairPlay’s Lebogang Chaka discusses the impact of sugar dumping on the local industry. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd Measures in place to boost the Western Cape economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/measures-in-place-to-boost-the-western-cape-economy-2018-12-07 Thabi Madiba Economy Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505485 1543910549 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768076_resized_businessinthewesterncapeeconomicopportunitiesmecforwesterncape221120181022.jpg Beverley Schäfer Growth in the Western Cape economy slowed down over the past years because of the drought that impacted on some of the province’s key sectors such as agriculture and tourism 511 287 Local sugar industry struggles to stay afloat http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-sugar-industry-struggles-to-stay-afloat-2018-11-22 Paige Müller Economy Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505410 1543910549 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767961_resized_sugarfairplaywideshootprotest1118attributetofairplay1022.jpg UNBALANCED TRADE The world sugar market is distorted by producer country incentives, resulting in production that is surplus to demand 511 287 Partnership for land tenure rights mutually beneficial http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnership-for-land-tenure-rights-mutually-beneficial-2018-11-22 Paige Müller Economy Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505423 1543910549 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767958_resized_sugarillovoworkerskzn11181022.jpg WOMEN IN SUGAR More than 65% of those who have benefited from the Illovo Maragra plantation partnership to date have been women 511 287 Iata urges African States to cooperate with it to develop regional aviation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-airline-body-urges-african-states-to-cooperate-with-it-to-develop-regional-aviation-2018-12-07 Rebecca Campbell Aviation Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505845 1543910550 1544133600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 3D printing surging globally and South Africa is making its mark http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/3d-printing-is-surging-around-the-world-and-south-africa-is-making-its-mark-2018-12-07 Rebecca Campbell Additive Manufacturing Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505765 1543916227 1544133600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770132_resized_additive.jpg 511 287 Artisan training moving to high technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/artisan-training-moving-to-high-technology-2018-12-07 Schalk Burger SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505910 1543910551 1544133600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 China’s BRI translating its influence into trade, development and cultural engagements with ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bri-a-conduit-for-chinese-engagement-trade-development-with-africa-and-the-world-2018-12-07 Schalk Burger BELT & ROAD INITIATIVE Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505920 1543910551 1544133600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Ramaphosa launches Atlantis SEZ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-launches-atlantis-sez-2018-12-06 Kim Cloete SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:41:00 +0200 506851 1544166567 1544107260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Progress made with establishing Nkomazi SEZ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/progress-made-with-establishing-nkomazi-sez-2018-12-06 Marleny Arnoldi SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES Thu, 06 Dec 2018 15:51:00 +0200 506828 1544104369 1544104260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sacci BCI increases slightly to 96.1 in November http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sacci-bci-increases-slightly-to-961-in-november-2018-12-06 Marleny Arnoldi BUSINESS CONDITIONS Thu, 06 Dec 2018 15:08:00 +0200 506816 1544101832 1544101680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 The $3bn map – scientists pool oceans of data to plot Earth's final frontier http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-3bn-map-scientists-pool-oceans-of-data-to-plot-earths-final-frontier-2018-12-06 Reuters OCEANS ECONOMY Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:59:00 +0200 506811 1544101472 1544101140 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 South Africa should not be over-reliant on renewable energy for its future electricity needs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-should-not-be-over-reliant-on-renewable-energy-for-its-future-electricity-needs-2018-12-06 Rebecca Campbell ENERGY Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:25:00 +0200 506797 1544101139 1544099100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770852_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine60114duane1022.jpg Jeffreys Bay wind farm 511 287 Nchocho appointed to replace Qhena as head of IDC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nchocho-appointed-to-replace-qhena-as-head-of-idc-2018-12-06 Marleny Arnoldi APPOINTMENT Thu, 06 Dec 2018 12:55:00 +0200 506785 1544097937 1544093700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770806_resized_tpnchocholowres1022.jpg Newly appointed IDC CEO TP Nchocho 511 287 Nuclear regulator confirms receipt of 25 000 comments on Thyspunt, Duynefontyn applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-regulator-confirms-receipt-of-25-000-comments-on-thyspunt-duynefontyn-applications-2018-12-06 Terence Creamer NUCLEAR Thu, 06 Dec 2018 12:45:00 +0200 506781 1544107984 1544093100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770792_resized_koeberg1022bjornrudner.jpg Koeberg in the Western Cape is South Africa's only nuclear power stations 511 287 Business confidence edges up slightly as momentum flattens – Sacci http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-confidence-edges-up-slightly-as-momentum-flattens-sacci-2018-12-06 African News Agency Economy Thu, 06 Dec 2018 12:44:00 +0200 506774 1544093164 1544093040 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770782_resized_businessmanstockmarkettrading1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Ramaphosa to announce effective date for national minimum wage in Kliptown http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-to-announce-effective-date-for-national-minimum-wage-in-kliptown-2018-12-06 African News Agency Economy Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:07:00 +0200 506723 1544107144 1544083620 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770631_resized_cyrilramaphosa021120181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Eskom confirms another full day of load shedding http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-confirms-another-full-day-of-load-shedding-2018-12-06 News24Wire Economy Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:47:00 +0200 506708 1544078923 1544078820 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770583_resized_electricitygeneralpowerlines1022duane.jpg 511 287 Agribusiness outlook remains cautious as lack of rainfall issue looms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agribusiness-outlook-remains-cautious-as-lack-of-rainfall-issue-looms-2018-12-05 Simone Liedtke AGRICULTURE Wed, 05 Dec 2018 16:35:00 +0200 506691 1544020600 1544020500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770553_resized_agbizwandilesihlobo122018simoneliedtke1022.jpg Agbiz agribusiness research head Wandile Sihlobo 511 287 Springs-based fuel cell SEZ approved http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/springs-based-fuel-cell-sez-approved-2018-12-05 Nadine James PLATINUM Wed, 05 Dec 2018 16:07:00 +0200 506686 1544163503 1544018820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Eskom signals components of turnaround plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-signals-components-of-turnaround-plan-2018-12-05 Creamer Media Reporter Economy Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:25:00 +0200 506615 1544009372 1544009100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770445_resized_stenphotosite.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76932_2018-12-05_second_take_en_-_hd_web.mp462225480Eskom signals components of turnaround plan Eskom signals components of turnaround plan Private sector contracts at slower pace in Nov – Standard Bank PMI http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/private-sector-contracts-at-slower-pace-in-nov-standard-bank-pmi-2018-12-05 Reuters ECONOMY Wed, 05 Dec 2018 09:48:00 +0200 506596 1544021739 1543996080 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Eskom to implement rolling power cuts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-to-implement-rolling-power-cuts-2018-12-05 African News Agency Economy Wed, 05 Dec 2018 09:13:00 +0200 506586 1543994117 1543993980 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770371_resized_loadsheddingpowerelectricityflameparaffin210221214duane.jpg 511 287 Mpumalanga remains under strain as water pollution continues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mpumalanga-remains-under-strain-as-water-pollution-continues-2018-12-04 Simone Liedtke WATER / ENVIRONMENT Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:16:00 +0200 506514 1543925921 1543925760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa emerges from recession as farming, manufacturing jump http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-emerges-from-recession-as-farming-manufacturing-jump-2018-12-04 Reuters ECONOMY Tue, 04 Dec 2018 13:57:00 +0200 506504 1543933602 1543924620 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 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