Engineering News | Economy Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/economy Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:31:36 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Govt denies rumours of 'super presidency' taking over budget process http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-denies-rumours-of-super-presidency-taking-over-budget-process-2017-08-17 News24Wire BUDGET Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:05:00 +0200 461981 1502981360 1502978700 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672083_resized_ayandadlodlogovtza1022.jpg Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo 511 287 Infraco to get new CEO as Kwele’s term ends http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infraco-to-get-new-ceo-as-kweles-term-ends-2017-08-17 Creamer Media Reporter MANAGEMENT CHANGES Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:37:00 +0200 461976 1502977866 1502977020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New Brics bank plans $1.5bn lending for South African projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-brics-bank-plans-15bn-lending-for-south-african-projects-2017-08-17 Reuters DEVELOPMENT FINANCE Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:22:00 +0200 461969 1502982197 1502976120 1505599200 Reuters 0 0 Denel appoints new CFO, legal officer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-appoints-new-cfo-legal-officer-2017-08-17 Creamer Media Reporter DEFENCE Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:00:00 +0200 461965 1502975794 1502974800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New Development Bank to benefit Africa – Zuma http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-development-bank-to-benefit-africa-zuma-2017-08-17 African News Agency POLITICS Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:25:00 +0200 461951 1502973168 1502972700 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671988_resized_jacobzumasouthafrica1022.jpg President Jacob Zuma 511 287 DPO acquires VCS South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dpo-acquires-vcs-south-africa-2017-08-17 Creamer Media Reporter M&A Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:23:00 +0200 461932 1502966725 1502965380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 In a context of State capture, the ‘developmental-State project is almost dead’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/in-a-context-of-state-capture-the-developmental-state-project-is-dead-2017-08-17 Terence Creamer ECONOMIC POLICY Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:20:00 +0200 461931 1502966531 1502965200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671940_resized_mcebisijonasreuters1022.jpg Mcebisi Jonas 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70521_no_country_for_young_people_report.pdf484677No Country for Young People: The crisis of youth unemployment and what to do about it No Country for Young People: The crisis of youth unemployment and what to do about it Krugerrand demand resurgence anticipated to result in record sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/krugerrand-demand-resurgence-anticipated-to-result-in-record-sales-2017-08-16 Ilan Solomons GOLD Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:05:00 +0200 461858 1502951188 1502895900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671748_resized_randrefinery508171022duane.jpg Gold bullion Krugerrands in the palm of your hand 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70513_2017-08-16_randrefinery_-_hd_web.mp47069433Rand Refinery marketing executive head Richard Collocott discusses the significance of the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of the gold bullion Krugerrand Rand Refinery marketing executive head Richard Collocott discusses the significance of the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of the gold bullion Krugerrand Manufacturing sector slows Q2 spending, Q3 outlook more promising http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturing-sector-slows-q2-spending-q3-outlook-more-promising-2017-08-16 Natasha Odendaal MANUFACTURING Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:40:00 +0200 461842 1502896241 1502890800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671710_resized_andrederuyter06171022duane.jpg Manufacturing Circle chairperson Andre de Ruyter 511 287 CSIR lauds female researcher for obtaining doctorate in spatial statistics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-lauds-female-researcher-for-obtaining-doctorate-in-spatial-statistics-2017-08-16 Creamer Media Reporter RESEARCH Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:04:00 +0200 461833 1502889807 1502888640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Solidarity warns of ‘major impact’ should AMSA proceed with job cuts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solidarity-warns-of-major-impact-should-amsa-proceed-with-job-cuts-2017-08-16 Terence Creamer STEEL Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:30:00 +0200 461827 1502886817 1502886600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671684_resized_arcelormittalsaldanhaworks1810221113duane.jpeg 511 287 Parliamentary State capture probe hits first hurdle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/parliamentary-state-capture-probe-hits-first-hurdle-2017-08-16 African News Agency STATE CAPTURE Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:19:00 +0200 461823 1502887364 1502885940 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671673_resized_parliamentgovtza1022.jpg 511 287 No agreement of sugar tax yet, says BevSA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-agreement-of-sugar-tax-yet-says-bevsa-2017-08-16 African News Agency SUGAR TAX Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:17:00 +0200 461821 1502887588 1502885820 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 4AX appoints new CFO, COO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/4ax-appoints-new-cfo-coo-2017-08-16 Creamer Media Reporter APPOINTMENTS Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:33:00 +0200 461812 1502880771 1502879580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Moody's says South Africa's political tensions constraining growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/moodys-says-south-africas-political-tensions-constraining-growth-2017-08-16 Reuters ECONOMY Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:48:00 +0200 461769 1502869820 1502869680 1505512800 Reuters 0 0 AMSA initiates retrenchment talks as it pushes ahead with restructuring plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-initiates-retrenchment-talks-as-it-pushes-ahead-with-restructuring-plan-2017-08-15 Terence Creamer STEEL Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200 461707 1502864404 1502812800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671399_resized_wimdeklerk110220217duane.jpg AMSA CEO Wim de Klerk 511 287 Housing supply remains a moving target as govt plays catch-up http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/housing-supply-remains-a-moving-target-as-govt-plays-catch-up-2017-08-15 Natasha Odendaal HUMAN SETTLEMENTS Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:23:00 +0200 461698 1502810214 1502806980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671380_resized_lindiwesisulu210141022duane.jpg Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu 511 287 Central banks vital for Africa’s integration, says Zuma http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/central-banks-vital-for-africas-integration-says-zuma-2017-08-15 African News Agency ECONOMIC INTEGRATION Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:21:00 +0200 461697 1502806993 1502806860 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Public urged to participate in police leadership survey http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-urged-to-participate-in-police-leadership-survey-2017-08-15 Sane Dhlamini SURVEY Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:08:00 +0200 461681 1502807159 1502802480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671335_resized_corruptionwatch1022.jpg 511 287 July trade activity index reflects ‘reserved’ trade conditions – Sacci http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/july-trade-activity-index-reflects-reserved-trade-conditions-sacci-2017-08-15 Creamer Media Reporter ECONOMY Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:32:00 +0200 461663 1502801633 1502793120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 SARB welcomes court judgment affirming its mandate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sarb-welcomes-court-judgment-affirming-its-mandate-2017-08-15 Reuters RESERVE BANK Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:21:00 +0200 461647 1502810452 1502788860 1505426400 Reuters 0 0 Court quashes anti-graft watchdog proposal to change SARB's mandate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/court-quashes-anti-graft-watchdog-proposal-to-change-sarbs-mandate-2017-08-15 Reuters RESERVE BANK Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:31:00 +0200 461633 1502793506 1502785860 1505426400 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671116_resized_sareservebank1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Rand slips as court to rule on SARB mandate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rand-slips-as-court-to-rule-on-sarb-mandate-2017-08-15 Reuters CURRENCY Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:06:00 +0200 461624 1502784588 1502784360 1505426400 Reuters 0 0 Western Cape confirms presence of H5N8 bird flu http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-confirms-presence-of-h5n8-bird-flu-2017-08-15 Reuters HEALTH Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:16:00 +0200 461594 1502781472 1502781360 1505426400 Reuters 0 0 Highveld to pursue safeguard protection on heavy structural steel products http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/highveld-to-pursue-safeguard-protection-on-heavy-structural-steel-products-2017-08-14 Terence Creamer STEEL PROTECTION Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:00:00 +0200 461493 1502705465 1502704800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670704_resized_highveldsteel206171022duane.jpg Highveld's recently reopened structural mill 511 287 Unisa SBL professor appointed Ghana PPA chairperson, to aid in supply chain management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unisa-sbl-professor-appointed-ghana-ppa-chairperson-to-aid-in-supply-chain-management-2017-08-14 Mia Breytenbach BUSINESS/SUPPLY CHAIN Mon, 14 Aug 2017 11:54:00 +0200 461490 1502704804 1502704440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670701_resized_unisasblprofessorextraordinairedouglasboateng1022.jpg University of South Africa Graduate School of Business Leadership professor extraordinaire for supply and value chain management in Africa Professor Douglas Boateng 511 287 Computer thieves hit Competition Commission http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/computer-thieves-hit-competition-commission-2017-08-14-1 African News Agency COMPETITION COMMISSION Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:09:00 +0200 461404 1502694637 1502694540 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Egypt streamlines industrial licensing to boost investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/egypt-streamlines-industrial-licensing-to-boost-investment-2017-08-14 Reuters INVESTMENT Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:45:00 +0200 461395 1502693552 1502693100 1505340000 Reuters 0 0 City of Johannesburg aims to make billing woes 'history' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-johannesburg-aims-to-make-billing-woes-history-2017-08-14 News24Wire SERVICE DELIVERY Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:19:00 +0200 461381 1502708227 1502691540 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670553_resized_hermanmashaba1022.jpg Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba 511 287 US Embassy welcomes new Consul General to Cape Town http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-embassy-welcomes-new-consul-general-to-cape-town-2017-08-11 Creamer Media Reporter APPOINTMENT Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:56:00 +0200 461325 1502445555 1502445360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670444_resized_virginiablaser1022.jpg Virginia Blaser 511 287 Eskom given 30 days to meet Nersa requirements for 2018 tariff application http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-given-30-days-to-meet-nersa-requirements-for-2018-tariff-application-2017-08-11 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:20:00 +0200 461314 1502514525 1502443200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670430_resized_nersapublichearingmidrand301101022duane.jpeg 511 287 Brics development bank confirms Treasury DG as South Africa’s representative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brics-development-banks-confirms-treasury-dg-as-south-africas-representative-2017-08-11 Creamer Media Reporter NEW APPOINTMENTS Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:45:00 +0200 461302 1502445051 1502441100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670403_resized_dondomogajane310220717duane.jpg National Treasury director-general Dondo Mogajane 511 287 Rand edges up before Moody's rating decision http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rand-edges-up-before-moodys-rating-decision-2017-08-11 Reuters CURRENCY Fri, 11 Aug 2017 08:59:00 +0200 461248 1502434887 1502434740 1505080800 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670327_resized_sarbcoinmoneyrandscurrency1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Creative farming methods ensure sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/creative-farming-methods-ensure-sustainability-2017-08-11 Robyn Wilkinson Economy Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459532 1501769218 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666416_resized_haygrovetunnelsfullcircleproject07201711022.jpg PLANT PROTECTION Haygrove’s multispan polytunnel structure provides a controlled environment for the aquaponic and hydroponic systems 511 287 Furnaces and kilns manufacturers are feeling the heat http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/furnaces-and-kilns-manufacturers-feeling-the-heat-2017-08-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Economy Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459869 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667053_resized_furnaceskilnsovendryersvantuylspecialkilnforsglalexsaams0720171022.jpg UNDER PRESSURE Manufacturers of furnaces and kilns are are changing their products and diversifying into new markets both locally and internationally 511 287 Local manufacturer looks to bridge skills gap http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-manufacturer-looks-to-bridge-skills-gap-2017-07-27 Nadine James Economy Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459844 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667063_resized_klingermzansitrainingacademy2507171022jpg.jpeg KLINGER TRAINING ACADEMY The trainees have access to a fully equipped workshop, and gain both practical and theoretical knowledge 511 287 Small farms an economical option in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-farms-an-economical-option-in-s-africa-2017-08-11 Robyn Wilkinson Economy Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459534 1501769218 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666316_resized_hinomotosmallscaletractors0720171022.jpg MAXIMUM BENEFIT Hinomoto’s small-scale tractors ensure that farmland is used in the most efficient way possible, maximising yield sizes 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