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Sep 03, 2015
Updated 34 minutes ago Platinum mining major Implala Platinum (Implats) on Thursday reported 58% lower earnings a share for the 12 months to June 30 as well as an operational response plan premised on a lower-for-longer platinum price environment. The company, headed by CEO Terence...
Sep 03, 2015
Implats CEO Terence Goodlace
Updated 56 minutes ago Platinum mining major Impala Platinum (Implats) said on Thursday that it intended raising up to R4-billion through the sale of new Implats ordinary shares using an accelerated bookbuild process. The company, headed by CEO Terence Goodlace, said that shareholder...
Sep 02, 2015
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday that his attempts to improve the efficiency of South Africa's state-owned entities (SOEs) are not an attempt to get more votes in the 2016 Local Government Elections. He was updating the National Council of Provinces...
Sep 02, 2015
Frost & Sullivan ICT programme manager Gareth Mellon
It is increasingly widely accepted that deploying information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure will bring about a surge in economic growth across Africa. However, the sourcing of billions of dollars required to deliver universal coverage was up for...
Sep 02, 2015
International advisory firm Merchantec’s CEO Confidence Index fell to 42.2 points in the third quarter of the year, compared with 45.4 points in the second quarter, remaining below the neutral 50-point level. This is the lowest score recorded in the Merchantec CEO...
Sep 02, 2015
Beyond delivering solid results for the 2015 financial year, RCL Foods believes its recent acquisitions and restructuring of the business have led to a stronger, more diversified business that is geared for growth. The food business posted a “pleasing operating and...
Sep 02, 2015
The Atholl Towers office development, in Johannesburg, received a 5-Star Green Star SA Rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) for its energy and water saving initiatives. This included optimised air conditioning, a central heat recovery system...
Sep 02, 2015
African Civil Aviation Commission secretary-general Iyabo Sosina
Africa’s aviation infrastructure has not kept pace with traffic demand, with extensive deterioration seen in infrastructure that is now in dire need of investment; however, the next three decades could see the sector shine, should a 15-year-old declaration be...
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Sep 02, 2015
South African Airlines is close to finalising the cancellation of a contract to supply ten Airbus A320 aircraft as part of plans to get the national carrier back to profitability, its CFO said on Wednesday. "We need to get the final approval from the board who can...
Sep 02, 2015
The Barclays Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), which declined by almost 5% month-on-month in August, highlights “renewed pessimism” in the economy, the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) said on Wednesday. Seifsa chief economist...
Sep 02, 2015
Vertically integrated steel producer Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium is one step closer to announcing a preferred bidder to buy the business, which is currently under business rescue. The company’s creditors’ committee met on Tuesday to consider three final binding...
Sep 02, 2015
Kenya has provided a 4.2-billion shilling ($40-million) loan to loss-making Kenya Airways, the country's finance minister said, while African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has approved a $200-million bridging loan for the airline. The money is needed to support...
Sep 02, 2015
Gas and welding company Afrox has again been contracted to supply Massbuild with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) until 2020. The R130-million contract was the third large contract renewal announced by the JSE-listed company in recent weeks, with Afrox having also...
Sep 02, 2015
IchorCoal CEO Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita
South Africa-focused coal miner Universal Coal on Wednesday reiterated its sentiments regarding the proposed takeover offer from shareholder IchorCoal, noting that it would be at the expense of Universal’s shareholders, while being highly accretive to IchorCoal’s...
Sep 02, 2015
The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) has certified the Solaris biofuel feedstock plant grown in South Africa and used to produce jet biofuel. Solaris is a variety of the tobacco plant, but without any nicotine and not developed through modern genetic...
Sep 02, 2015
Minister for Sport Fikile Mbalula
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on Wednesday announced in Auckland, New Zealand, that Durban will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, making South Africa’s third largest city the first African city to host the event. The announcement was made by British sports...
Sep 02, 2015
Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines MH370 found on Reuinion Island
A 500 km by 500 km patch of ocean due south of the Indonesian island of Java is the most likely crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a group of German researchers say. That would direct search efforts for the plane – which went missing on March 8, 2014, on...
Sep 02, 2015
US President Barack Obama urged an international conference on the Arctic on Monday to unite now to slow climate change, or else face a dire future. "The climate is changing faster than our efforts to address it," he warned the US-hosted Glacier conference in...
 
 
 
 
Sep 02, 2015
The Gauteng provincial government has promised to investigate officials implicated in corruption in the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP), however, remedial action was always after the fact, the Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Tuesday. Alan Fuchs MPL, the...
Sep 01, 2015
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will focus in coming years on tackling Africa's chronic power shortages to try to unlock its economic potential and end its vulnerability to fluctuations in commodity prices, its new president said. Though it boasts nearly a...
Sep 01, 2015
To increase the number of international arrivals in Cape Town from 1.56-million to 2.1-million a year over the next five years, which could potentially create 100 000 jobs in the Western Cape’s multibillion-rand tourism sector, the provincial Minister of Economic...
Sep 01, 2015
Eqstra Contract Mining Division CEO Justin Colling
JSE-listed Eqstra’s embattled contract mining and plant rental division is showing signs of recovery and is nearly ready to look after itself, the unit’s new CEO Justin Colling said on Tuesday. The division plunged into turmoil last year, dragging its parent’s...
Sep 01, 2015
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Moe Shaik
Megaprojects are often over budget and delayed and project planning is a crucial element in ensuring the successful delivery of such projects.
Sep 01, 2015
South Africa’s growing energy crisis should be addressed through a well thought-through and phased programme that included economically feasible renewable-energy alternatives, nuclear energy and traditional fossil fuel-based sources, multidisciplinary engineering and...
Sep 01, 2015
Financial advisory firm Deloitte has acquired Frontier Advisory to expand its business footprint in Africa. The company will now be known as Frontier Advisory Deloitte.
Sep 01, 2015
New-vehicle sales in August dropped by 8.2%, to 51 055 units, compared with the same month last year. New-vehicle sales in the domestic market declined by 6.1% in July and 4.8% in June.
Sep 01, 2015
South Africa’s crop farmers are expected to struggle as they look to secure crop financing and insurance cover needed to successfully cultivate a crop and mitigate the risk of failure owing to climate variations, with the upcoming maize planting season looming, says...
Sep 01, 2015
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The South African Petroleum Industry Association (Sapia) has called for the resolution of lingering uncertainty over the financing of the country's transition to new cleaner fuels standards, with chairperson Maurice Radebe warning that, unless urgent progress was...
 
 
 
 
Sep 01, 2015
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South Africa was firmly committed to adding to its nuclear energy capacity but would only sign an agreement with another country as a supplier if it was affordable and in line with local procurement rules, Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson told MPs on Tuesday....
Sep 01, 2015
DA MP Gordon Mackay
“In today’s sitting of Parliament’s energy committee‚ the Minister of Energy‚ Tina Joemat-Pettersson‚ shamelessly contradicted herself as to the affordability of the nuclear build programme‚” Democratic Alliance (DA) MP Gordon Mackay said on Tuesday. “The minister...
Sep 01, 2015
JSE-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Hyprop achieved a 15% increase in total distributions to 543c a share for the 2015 financial year. Revenue and distributable earnings from investment property increased by 11.9% and 14.5%, respectively, while net asset...
Sep 01, 2015
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene on Tuesday launched a new central supplier database (CSD), which will ensure greater productivity and value for money from suppliers doing business with the State. The database would also enable government to engage and manage major...
Sep 01, 2015
Low water levels at Kariba dam will further worsen power generating capacity in Zimbabwe and Zambia, power utilities in the two southern African countries say, with power deficits seen widening until the onset of rains in November. Increased power deficits will...
Sep 01, 2015
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is to shed light on plans to improve the efficiency of key state-owned enterprises such as South African Airways, Eskom and the South African Post Office at a parliament briefing on Wednesday. Ramaphosa was assigned by cabinet in...
Sep 01, 2015
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Gauteng Premier David Makhura
Lack of adherence to supply chain management rules has seen the Gauteng provincial government incurring over R5-billion in irregular and wasteful expenditure, according to the Auditor General report released by premier David Makhura on Tuesday. Total irregular...
Sep 01, 2015
The Barclays Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) has dipped below the neutral 50-point mark, with all but one of the major subcomponents having deteriorated in August. The seasonally adjusted PMI fell by 2.5 index points to 48.9 in August and, with the average PMI...
Sep 01, 2015
The Isuzu KB
General Motors South Africa (GMSA) will make an announcement on its future production and investment programmes in the first half of next year, says GMSA and GM sub-Sahara Africa president and MD Ian Nicholls. The agreement will see GMSA increase production volumes...
Sep 01, 2015
Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson on Tuesday dismissed reports that the nuclear build programme would cost R1-trillion. “I don’t know where the R1-trillion figure came from,” Joemat-Pettersson told the Portfolio Committee on Energy in Cape Town, “certainly not...
 
 
 
 
Sep 01, 2015
While Eqstra’s embattled contract mining and plant rental division delivered an improved performance in the year to June 30, on the back of a successful turnaround, persistent global commodity pressures and related client challenges faced by the division continued to...
Sep 01, 2015
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Aug 31, 2015
Electric vehicle maker and energy storage solutions provider Tesla Motors has selected the northern Mexico-located Sonora lithium project to supply lithium hydroxide for its Gigafactory, in Nevada. Partners TSX-V-listed Bacanora Minerals and LSE-listed Rare Earth...
Aug 31, 2015
Koeberg unit 2 will be shut down on Monday August 31 for scheduled refuelling and maintenance and is expected to return back to service by mid-December 2015, Eskom said late Monday afternoon. The scheduled shutdown of Koeberg unit 2 is part of Eskom’s overall...
Aug 31, 2015
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