Engineering News | Economy Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/economy Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:17:02 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 On third day of Eskom probe, Parly names new chair for public enterprises committee http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/on-third-day-of-eskom-probe-parly-names-new-chair-for-public-enterprises-committee-2017-10-20 African News Agency POLITICS Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:25:00 +0200 468472 1508503549 1508502300 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686485_resized_eskomenquiry21022.jpg 511 287 Zuma spokesperson dismisses reports Ramaphosa may be sacked http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zuma-spokesperson-dismisses-reports-ramaphosa-may-be-sacked-2017-10-20 Reuters POLITICS Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:13:00 +0200 468469 1508507721 1508501580 1511128800 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686474_resized_cyrilramaphosajacobzuma20171022reuters.jpg Cyril Ramaphosa & Jacob Zuma 511 287 New Statistician-General and head of Statistics South Africa appointed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-statistician-general-and-head-of-statistics-south-africa-appointed-2017-10-20 Natasha Odendaal NEW APPOINTMENTS Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:26:00 +0200 468456 1508495289 1508495160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Rand extends losses as speculation Ramaphosa may be fired weighs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rand-extends-losses-as-speculation-ramaphosa-may-be-fired-weighs-2017-10-20 Reuters CURRENCY Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:56:00 +0200 468453 1508493728 1508493360 1511128800 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686433_resized_southafricanreservebankcurrencybanknotesrand1804141022duane.jpg 511 287 Nersa releases dates and venues for upcoming Eskom hearings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nersa-releases-dates-and-venues-for-upcoming-eskom-hearings-2017-10-20 Creamer Media Reporter ELECTRICITY Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:30:00 +0200 468449 1508493613 1508491800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686421_resized_nersa406151022duane.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71583_dates_and_venues_.pdf60967Dates and venues for Nersa public hearings on Eskom's 2018/19 revenue application Dates and venues for Nersa public hearings on Eskom's 2018/19 revenue application Parly committee rejects BLF’s demand that it stop Eskom inquiry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/parly-committee-rejects-blfs-demand-that-it-stop-eskom-inquiry-2017-10-20 African News Agency POLITICS Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:49:00 +0200 468438 1508492759 1508489340 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686401_resized_blacklandfirstblf1022.jpg 511 287 Eskom approval is last remaining hurdle for R2.3bn Seriti Coal deal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-approval-is-last-remaining-hurdle-for-r23bn-seriti-coal-deal-2017-10-20 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY & COAL Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:50:00 +0200 468431 1508486676 1508485800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686371_resized_sizwemncwango10220913duane.jpeg Thebe Energy and Resources CEO Sizwe Mncwango 511 287 KPMG ‘rogue unit’ report grossly unfair to former finance minister Gordhan – Ramaphosa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kpmg-rogue-unit-report-grossly-unfair-to-former-finance-minister-gordhan-ramaphosa-2017-10-20 African News Agency STATE CAPTURE Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:38:00 +0200 468407 1508482090 1508481480 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686314_resized_pravingordhan110220916duane.jpg Pravin Gordhan 511 287 Businesses must take action to drive inclusive growth in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/businesses-must-take-action-to-drive-inclusive-growth-in-africa-2017-10-20 Robyn Wilkinson Economy Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466659 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682241_resized_adamcrakeriqbusiness1020171022.jpg ADAM CRAKER South Africa must focus on building a strong home economy if it is to be a participant in regional or continental growth 511 287 Clarifying sustainability reporting imperative for modern business http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/clarifying-sustainability-reporting-imperative-for-modern-business-2017-10-20 Robyn Wilkinson Economy Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466750 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682458_resized_smmevendor072016bloomberg1022.jpg DRIVING GROWTH GRI is assisting SMEs in Africa to gain access to global value chains by building their capacities for corporate sustainability management and reporting 511 287 Company expands African footprint to pursue major projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-african-footprint-to-pursue-major-projects-2017-10-20 Robyn Wilkinson Economy Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466817 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682702_resized_turnertownsendnairobiskyline1020171022.jpg STRATEGIC BASE With several of Turner & Townsend’s multinational clients based in Nairobi, the city was an obvious choice for the location of a new hub 511 287 New business model drives group’s resurgence in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-business-model-drives-groups-resurgence-in-africa-2017-10-20 Robyn Wilkinson Economy Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466834 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682707_resized_elbminingequipment1020171022.jpg ACCESSING NEW MARKETS ELB has been focused predominately on the mineral and metals market and diversification will enable it to better protect its balance sheet during future commodity downturns 511 287 Gautrain chief on the four pillars of a successful transport megaproject http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/successful-transport-infrastructure-megaprojects-rest-on-four-legs-gautrain-chief-2017-10-20 Keith Campbell Infrastructure Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467251 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 IDC will invest in infrastructure that unlocks industrialisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-idc-is-committed-to-investing-in-infrastructure-2017-10-20 Keith Campbell Infrastructure – 1 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467285 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 CSIR is looking to transform how infrastructure is built in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-csir-is-looking-to-transform-how-infrastructure-is-built-in-south-africa-2017-10-20 Keith Campbell Infrastructure – 2 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467358 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 BAIC implementing catch-up strategy to meet 2018 Coega deadline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/baic-implements-catch-up-strategy-to-accelerate-factory-construction-to-meet-2018-deadline-2017-10-20 Dylan Slater Automotive Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467307 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683794_resized_baicsafactory2092017dylancopyfotor.jpg PORT ELIZABETH FACTORY In the foreground of the newly completed steel superstructure are BAIC vehicles that will be available in South Africa once production reaches full capacity 511 287 Call for collaborative action to support sustainable tourism http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-tourism-celebrated-with-highlights-on-continental-success-stories-2017-10-20 Dylan Slater Tourism Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467366 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Eskom’s new R174bn grid plan includes R18bn for IPP connections http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskoms-new-r174bn-grid-plan-includes-r18bn-for-ipp-connections-2017-10-19 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:45:00 +0200 468385 1508425171 1508424300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686220_resized_powerlines10312duaneonlineen.jpeg 511 287 Treasury appoints new deputy director-general for public finance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/treasury-appoints-new-deputy-director-general-for-public-finance-2017-10-19 Thabi Madiba POLITICS Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:11:00 +0200 468378 1508423406 1508422260 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686213_resized_malusigigaba209171022duane.jpg Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba 511 287 Busa welcomes SAA board changes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/busa-welcomes-saa-board-changes-2017-10-19 Creamer Media Reporter AVIATION Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:03:00 +0200 468376 1508422136 1508421780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 If Zuma removes me, I’ll accept it – Ramaphosa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/if-zuma-removes-me-ill-accept-it-ramaphosa-2017-10-19 African News Agency POLITICS Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:14:00 +0200 468369 1508420028 1508418840 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686191_resized_cyrilramaphosasacp1022.jpg Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Zuma unveils OR Tambo statue in commemoration http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zuma-unveils-or-tambo-statue-in-commemoration-2017-10-19 Sane Dhlamini POLITICS Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:55:00 +0200 468368 1508421323 1508417700 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686182_resized_ortambocommemorationjacobzuma20171022duane.jpg Jacob Zuma, members of the Tambo family & government officials 511 287 South Africa should avoid rating cuts in Nov – Kganyago http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-should-avoid-rating-cuts-in-nov-kganyago-2017-10-19 Reuters ECONOMY Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:48:00 +0200 468365 1508421134 1508417280 1511042400 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686179_resized_lesetjakganyago1022reuters.jpg Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago 511 287 4Sight lists on AltX http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/4sight-lists-on-altx-2017-10-19 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:55:00 +0200 468332 1508408036 1508406900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686080_resized_4sightexecutivesaltxlisting10171022.jpg 4Sight Group CEO Antonie Van Rensburg, Group executive merger & acquisitions Gary Lauryssen, Group CFO Jacques Hattingh and non-executive director Conal Lewer-Allen at the JSE on Thursday 511 287 FBI opens investigation into South Africa's Guptas – FT http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fbi-opens-investigation-into-south-africas-guptas-ft-2017-10-19 Reuters STATE CAPTURE Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:52:00 +0200 468331 1508408337 1508406720 1511042400 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686074_resized_atulgupta101111022duane.jpg Atul Gupta 511 287 Outa accuses Eskom consultants of ‘gambling’ with public money http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outa-accuses-eskom-consultants-of-gambling-with-public-money-2017-10-19 Kim Cloete STATE CAPTURE Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:56:00 +0200 468318 1508405719 1508403360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686046_resized_tedblom07171022duane.jpg Ted Blom 511 287 South Africa's poor tax revenues to delay fiscal consolidation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-poor-tax-revenues-to-delay-fiscal-consolidation-2017-10-19 Reuters ECONOMY Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:02:00 +0200 468277 1508397893 1508396520 1511042400 Reuters 0 0 Cabinet replaces Zuma ally as head of national airline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cabinet-replaces-zuma-ally-as-head-of-national-airline-enca-2017-10-19 Reuters AVIATION Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:54:00 +0200 468276 1508398459 1508396040 1511042400 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685931_resized_dudumyeni10161022duane.jpg Former SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71557_new_appointments_to_the_board_of_south_african_airways.pdf173457To download a copy of National Treasury's announcement of the new SAA board, click here. To download a copy of National Treasury's announcement of the new SAA board, click here. ‘Absolutely no need' for nuclear, Dames says in State-capture testimony http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/absolutely-no-need-for-nuclear-dames-says-in-state-capture-testimony-2017-10-18 Kim Cloete STATE CAPTURE Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:15:00 +0200 468244 1508394294 1508339700 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685874_resized_briandames20171022.jpg Former Eskom CEO Brian Dames 511 287 Economist warns of consequences of low growth, potential tax hikes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/economist-warns-of-consequences-of-low-growth-potential-tax-hikes-2017-10-18 Ilan Solomons ECONOMY Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:39:00 +0200 468227 1508334937 1508333940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685840_resized_ginaschoeman112111022duane.jpg Citibank South Africa chief economist Gina Schoeman 511 287 Chamber files for review of 'disastrous' Mining Charter http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chamber-files-for-review-of-disastrous-mining-charter-2017-10-18-1 News24Wire LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:16:00 +0200 468199 1508322049 1508321760 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685770_resized_rogerbaxter310171022duane.jpg Chamber of Mines CEO Roger Baxter 511 287 Brian Dames: Gigaba adviser lured me to meet Guptas http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brian-dames-gigaba-adviser-lured-me-to-meet-guptas-2017-10-18 News24Wire POLITICS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:53:00 +0200 468194 1508323797 1508320380 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685782_resized_briandames220171022.jpg Former Eskom CEO Brian Dames 511 287 ‘You are too late’ – Dames on State capture inquiry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/you-are-too-late-former-eskom-boss-brian-dames-2017-10-18 News24Wire POLITICS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:15:00 +0200 468173 1508318599 1508314500 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685708_resized_briandames110220114duane.jpg Former Eskom CEO Brian Dames 511 287 Zwane to Parliament – Am I being investigated? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zwane-to-parliament-am-i-being-investigated-2017-10-18-1 News24Wire STATE CAPTURE Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:09:00 +0200 468171 1508320344 1508314140 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 11% of government departments may not be able to operate in future - AG http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/11-of-government-departments-may-not-be-able-to-operate-in-future---ag-2017-10-18 News24Wire STATE DEPARTMENTS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:41:00 +0200 468139 1508311732 1508308860 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Evidence of blatant corruption at Eskom unpacked at Parliament’s inquiry into State capture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/evidence-of-blatant-corruption-at-eskom-unpacked-at-parliaments-inquiry-into-state-capture-2017-10-17 Kim Cloete STATE CAPTURE Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:22:00 +0200 468095 1508405984 1508253720 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685567_resized_antoneberhard08131022duane.jpg Research professor Anton Eberhard 511 287 EU remains focused on progressive trade policies, transparency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eu-remains-focused-on-progressive-trade-policies-transparency-2017-10-17 Natasha Odendaal ECONOMY Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:41:00 +0200 468093 1508251987 1508251260 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685564_resized_ceciliamalmstrom1022bloomberg.jpg European Union Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström 511 287