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Nov 21, 2014
Updated 1 hour 3 minutes ago Industrialisation remains a major part of the South African developmental agenda and an important vehicle towards achieving the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI’s) target of creating 100 black industrialists in the next five years, Trade and Industry...
Nov 21, 2014
Updated 1 hour 40 minutes ago The construction of a new innovation hub in the heart of the Dube TradePort, in Durban, was set to kick off in March 2016, as Dube TradePort Corporation sealed a R160-million lease agreement with Eureka Capital. Eureka Capital planned to develop a seven-storey 21 500...
Nov 21, 2014
Updated 1 hour 49 minutes ago South Africa will become the first African country to host the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD’s) Steel Committee Conference when the committee’s seventy-seventh session takes place in Cape Town between December 11 and 12. The...
Nov 21, 2014
Updated 2 hours 2 minutes ago A month before it plans to list on the main board of the JSE, property group, the Pivotal Fund has posted a net asset value per share excluding deferred tax (NAVPS) for the six months ended August 31, of R15.55 – a 5.9% increase on the NAVPS at the end of the...
Nov 21, 2014
Steel among the five resource value-chains being prioritised
Updated 2 hours 33 minutes ago The Mineral Beneficiation Action Plan (MBAP), which is currently in draft form, should be finalised by the end of March 2015, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has confirmed. The department is leading the drafting process, which also involves the National...
Nov 21, 2014
Updated 3 hours ago South Africa had a moral and business obligation to aide the growth of its neighbours and Zimbabwe was moving to put its best foot forward to ensure it attracted the investment it needed to bolster its industrialisation and development programmes from South Africa....
Nov 21, 2014
Updated 3 hours ago Russia's second-largest oil company, privately controlled Lukoil, said on Friday it planned to invest in Nigeria with US oil major Chevron Corp, part of its push to seek opportunities away from Russia's state-dominated oil sector. "We have decided to enter a joint...
Nov 21, 2014
Updated 3 hours ago Eskom started with scheduled blackouts on Friday afternoon, the power utility said. "Load shedding will continue until 8pm tonight," it said in a short power update.
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Nov 20, 2014
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Majuba power station
Nearly a month after the catastrophic failure of the 10 000 t central coal-storage silo at its Majuba power plant, State-owned power utility Eskom could face the collapse of another silo if urgent action is not taken, Solidarity claimed on Thursday. The...
Nov 20, 2014
The Competition Commission would refer a case against Isipani Construction to the Competition Tribunal for its alleged involvement in collusive tendering for the building of the 2010 FIFA World Cup stadia. This followed an investigation of the firms that did not...
Nov 20, 2014
Nampak CEO André de Ruyter
JSE-listed Nampak on Thursday announced that it would sell its Corrugated, Sacks and Tissue divisions, to Ethos Private Equity for R1.58-billion, in line with its strategy of focusing on its core product segments of metals, glass and plastic. Nampak noted that the...
Nov 20, 2014
Finance MEC Barbara Creecy
The Gauteng provincial government has narrowed its focus to the acceleration of strategic economic infrastructure developments aimed at catching up to the mass in-migration that is placing the province’s social services under strain. The province on Thursday...
Nov 20, 2014
Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago
The repo rate will remain unchanged at 5.75%, South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago said in Pretoria on Thursday. Kganyago, announcing the monetary policy committee's decision for the first time as governor since replacing Gill Marcus, said the...
Nov 20, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines hopes a decision to open up intra-African aviation routes will be fully implemented in 2015, the airline's chief executive said on Thursday. Many African states adopted the Yamoussoukro Decision in 1999 to open up intra-African aviation routes but...
Nov 20, 2014
Royal Dutch Shell said on Thursday it had completed the sale of its 30% stake in Nigeria's onshore Oil Mining Lease (OML) 24 in the Eastern Niger Delta to Newcross Exploration and Production for $600-million. French partner Total and Italy's Eni also sold their...
Nov 20, 2014
South African Breweries (SAB) would aim to put 5 000 smallholder farmers, to supply its South African operations, into production by 2020, corporate affairs and transformation director Monwabisi Fandeso said on Thursday. He explained that this initiative formed a...
Nov 20, 2014
Port operator APM Terminals, a unit of shipping and oil conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk, said on Thursday it had signed a memorandum of understanding with the government in Ghana for an expansion of the Tema Port. APM Terminals said the agreement included a "private...
Nov 20, 2014
 
 
 
 
Nov 20, 2014
Estienne de Klerk
As South Africa’s real estate investment trust (REIT) sector continued to outpace global performance, smaller players are likely to pursue consolidation to gain scale to compete in the sector. Speaking at a South African Council of Shopping Centres-hosted breakfast...
Nov 20, 2014
East Africa's biggest port, Mombasa, expects to handle at least 14% more cargo this year, helped by its expanded capacity and a marketing drive, its management said on Thursday. The Indian Ocean port handles fuel, consumer goods and other imports for Uganda, Burundi,...
Nov 20, 2014
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) has alleviated poverty in those areas where it has been implemented. Responding to questions for oral reply at the National Assembly on Wednesday, the Deputy President said the programme...
Nov 20, 2014
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Whether or not government takes on a strategic business partner for embattled carrier South African Airways (SAA) remains under discussion, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Thursday. "It will come out in terms of a process that is happening in SAA at...
Nov 20, 2014
Three African economic blocs will merge into a new 27-nation free-trade zone under an agreement to be signed in Cairo next month, uniting markets worth 58 percent of the continent's economic activity, Egypt's industry and trade minister said. The deal will combine...
Nov 20, 2014
China Railway Construction Corp has signed a deal worth nearly $12-billion with Nigeria to build a railway along the West African nation's coast, Chinese state news agency Xinhua said on Thursday. The announcement comes shortly after Mexico abruptly scrapped a...
Nov 20, 2014
Kenya Power, the country's sole electricity distributor, said on Wednesday it had secured a $190-million loan from Standard Chartered Bank to upgrade its transmission network. East Africa's largest economy is struggling with ageing energy infrastructure and the...
Nov 20, 2014
Numsa and its seven supporting unions have filed papers in the High Court in Johannesburg in a bid to get Cosatu to hold a special national congress. "We have jointly filed papers with other affiliates to demand convening of the special national congress," Numsa...
Nov 20, 2014
Nov 19, 2014
JSE-listed industrial energy and supplies group Austro increased its adjusted headline earnings for the year ended August 31 by 67% to 8.7c a share, the company announced on Wednesday. Austro’s revenue for the year increased by 16% to R585-million, with group-wide...
 
 
 
 
Nov 19, 2014
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Sanral CEO Nazir Alli
Billing errors associated with Gauteng’s e-tolling system are not a reflection of the efficacy of the tolling system itself but are rather the result of an outdated electronic national administration traffic information system (eNaTIS), South African National Roads...
Nov 19, 2014
With the sale of Nashua Mobile's subscriber base now concluded and the unit subsequently closed, parent company Reunert planned to use the cash flows earned from the deal to “explore growth opportunities through investment”. The R1.4-billion profit from the split...
Nov 19, 2014
Iveco South Africa (SA) Works’ new truck and bus assembly plant in Rosslyn, Pretoria, would be fully operational by June next year, chairperson Dr Anna Mokgokong said on Wednesday, adding that the plant, where some assembly has already started, would be officially...
Nov 19, 2014
Capital on Bath
In response to rising demand for residential property in Johannesburg’s thriving Rosebank area, a new executive apartment hotel, The Capital on Bath, will be launched in January 2015. Nedbank Corporate Property Finance has provided R100-million in financing to the...
Nov 19, 2014
More people across Africa have access to a cellphone network than they do to electricity, piped water, or a health clinic, according to the latest Afrobarometer released on Wednesday. The survey, titled "Developing Africa's Infrastructure: the Rough Road to Better...
Nov 19, 2014
JSE-listed food products manufacturer Tiger Brands on Wednesday said it had progressed turnaround initiatives at its flailing Nigerian subsidiary; however, Dangote Flour Mills (DFM) was only expected to break into positive financial territory two years from now....
Nov 19, 2014
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In its interrogation of the impact of the e-toll system on Gauteng, the Advisory Panel on the Socioeconomic Impact of E-tolls says it will not only focus on the economic arguments made in respect of the payment recovery mechanism, but will also focus on the...
Nov 19, 2014
Total turnover in the private sector economy rose by over eight% in the 2013 financial year, Statistics SA (Stats SA) said on Wednesday. "Turnover was estimated at R7-trillion, the purchases were R4.1-trillion," Stats SA private sector statistics manager Krisseelan...
Nov 19, 2014
Professor John Briscoe receiving the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf
World-renowned South African water engineer and academic Professor John Briscoe, who was the 2014 recipient of the Stockholm Water Prize, also known as the ‘Nobel prize for water’, has died at the age of 66. Following a two-and-a-half-year battle with cancer, he...
Nov 19, 2014
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Yet another transport economist has come out in defence of the contested e-toll system, arguing that 94% of overall toll fees were paid by those within the highest-earning quintile and that the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) should “get a medal”...
 
 
 
 
Nov 19, 2014
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The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has officially launched the innovative 2.5 kW hydrogen fuel cell power generator prototype unit at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). The generator demonstrates South Africa's innovative capabilities in the...
Nov 19, 2014
Protech Khuthele Holdings, which is being liquidated, will apply to the JSE to be delisted. In an update to shareholders on Tuesday, the company said it was now in final liquidation.
Nov 19, 2014
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies reiterated on Tuesday that the procurement of goods that conform to local content requirements was not just a recommendation for State entities but a legal requirement. During a Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry...
Nov 19, 2014
Nearly two-billion people use water contaminated by faeces, posing a global health risk despite-billions of dollars spent on sanitation, said a report published on Wednesday. One in seven people, mostly poor and living in rural areas, still defecates in the open,...
Nov 19, 2014
Ethiopia has told Chinese telecoms firm ZTE Corp it risked losing part of its deal worth $800-million to expand the nation's network because of differences over costs of upgrading existing systems, an Ethiopian minister and executive said. The deal last year with...
 
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