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Aug 20, 2014
A global transportation price index has ranked South Africa the cheapest overall for bus, trains and aeroplane travel for every 100 km out of 51 countries. Online platform GoEuro compared the average price a 100 km of rail, road or air movements between the most...
Aug 20, 2014
The processing of the Government Shareholder Management Bill, which was yet to be tabled before Parliament by the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE), would have to be sped up, Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises chairperson Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba said on...
Aug 20, 2014
Gautrain bus drivers went on strike on Wednesday, forcing certain bus services to be suspended, the Bombela Concession Company said. "Please note that a wildcat strike by Gautrain bus drivers in Johannesburg has resulted in the suspension of bus services from Park,...
Aug 20, 2014
Electrical and lighting product distributor ARB Holdings on Wednesday reported increases of 27% in its operating profit and headline earnings a share for the year ended June 30, to R203-million and 50.28c respectively. The increase in operating profit resulted in an...
Aug 20, 2014
The Bus Rapid Transit System
The City of Tshwane aims to roll out 171 buses by November as part of the inception phase of its bus rapid transit (BRT) system, with the view to establish additional stages and introduce further buses if there is demand.
Aug 20, 2014
Dr Rob Davies
With the preparations for ten new special economic zones (SEZs) to be completed within the next six months, the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry said on Wednesday it was pleased with the progress made by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in this...
Aug 20, 2014
South Africa had to embark on an aggressive export drive, particularly into the rest of Africa, to adequately grow its manufacturing sector, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) industrial development policy and strategy adviser Nimrod Zalk said on Wednesday,...
Aug 20, 2014
Isuzu Midnite
Many African countries were opening their doors to business, increasingly welcoming investors, said General Motors (GM) Africa president Mario Spangenberg on Wednesday. These countries were working hard to become more investor friendly, and South Africa had to take...
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Aug 20, 2014
South Africa’s crude steel production fell 1.5% year-on-year to 610 000 t in July, compared with the 619 000 t produced in July 2013. However, according to the latest World Steel Association (worldsteel) statistics, Africa’s crude steel output rose 21.2%...
Aug 20, 2014
Barend Petersen
Barend Petersen has been appointed nonexecutive director and chairperson of Evraz Highveld Steel & Vanadium. This comes after London-listed Evraz last week announced that it would sell a 34% stake in the steel producer to South Africa-based investor Macrovest, which...
Aug 20, 2014
Labour laws contributed to the prolonged, violent strikes the country has seen in various industries, the National Employers' Association of South Africa (Neasa) said on Wednesday. "While we agree that the current labour legislation is not a direct or the only driver...
Aug 20, 2014
The 100 days target of creating 1.5-million housing opportunities is set to build houses for the poor and open the housing market for those who cannot access home loans. Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said this, on Tuesday, when she briefed members of the...
Aug 20, 2014
Ghana company Surfline Communications launched the country's first 4G data network on Tuesday in partnership with French technology company Alcatel-Lucent, making Ghana the sixth nation in sub-Saharan Africa to get the high-speed service. The wholly-owned company...
Aug 19, 2014
Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities Alan Winde
The Western Cape Department of Agriculture on Tuesday launched a dedicated research fund, with an allocation of R3-million for the current financial year, aimed at boosting exports and bolstering land reform in relation to the province’s alternative crops....
Aug 19, 2014
Metropolitans have consistently underspent their public transport infrastructure grants nearly every year since 2010, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has revealed in a Parliamentary reply. The Department of Transport’s (DoT’s) effort to roll-out quality public...
Aug 19, 2014
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Simon Freemantle
A new report by a leading South African banking group confirms that the middle class has expanded materially in 11 key sub-Saharan African countries over the past 14 years to around 15-million households, from less than 5-million in 2000. But it also cautions that by...
Aug 19, 2014
South African vehicle exports dropped to around 116 000 units for the first six months of the year, down from the 147 600 units recorded for the same period last year. The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) said in its second...
Aug 19, 2014
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Any user-pays project where less than half the users pay, is a failure, said Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) chairperson Wayne Duvenage on Tuesday. Outa is opposed to electronic tolling on Gauteng’s highways, as implemented last year.
 
 
 
 
Aug 19, 2014
Telecommunications giant Vodacom on Tuesday announced plans to inject R1-billion in the current financial year to upgrade its network in Gauteng. The company would focus on upgrading and increasing third-generation (3G) coverage in the major townships of Gauteng,...
Aug 19, 2014
Environmental management inspectors, also known as the Green Scorpions, from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and various provincial environmental departments would embark on a sand-mining blitz across the country, with the goal of dealing with the...
Aug 19, 2014
SacOil CEO Dr Thabo Kgogo
Independent African upstream oil and gas company SacOil on Tuesday announced that it had been assigned a 20% participating interest in the 126 km2 233 offshore oil prospecting licence (OPL233), off the coast of Nigeria, enabling the company to embark on a broader and...
Aug 19, 2014
Egypt announced on Tuesday it had chosen a consortium that includes the Egyptian army and Bahrain-registered engineering firm Dar al-Handasah Shair and Partners to develop an industrial and logistics hub in the Suez Canal area. The Suez Canal is the fastest shipping...
Aug 19, 2014
Waterfall Mall
The R33-million refurbishment of the Waterfall Mall in Rustenburg, in the North West, which was expected to enhance the shopping experience and add new services to its offering, was scheduled to be completed by December, property development company and mall owner...
Aug 19, 2014
JSE-listed Huge Group has moved to reduce the cost of installing router equipment at its customers’ premises through the adoption of newly acquired intellectual property (IP). This emerged as Huge, which provided a full outbound and inbound telephony service over a...
Aug 19, 2014
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Dr Rob Davies
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has lauded the success of the Companies Act of 2008, which, when it was implemented in 2011, had many stakeholders nervous of South Africa’s readiness to embrace such a major reform. Speaking at the Company Law Symposium,...
Aug 19, 2014
Five City Power employees have been arrested for allegedly stealing drums of cable worth R4.5-million from the Randburg depot in Johannesburg, the power utility said on Tuesday. The three electricians and two team leaders were arrested on Friday and charged with...
Aug 19, 2014
JSE-listed Altron subsidiary Powertech Transformers, in collaboration with State-owned power utility Eskom and the Department of Science and Technology, through the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s Technology Localisation Implementation Unit (TLIU),...
Aug 19, 2014
A Denel NTW-20 anti-material rifle
India has lifted its blacklisting of South African State-owned defence industrial group Denel, US website Defensenews.com reported on Monday, citing a source in the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD). The MoD reportedly communicated the ending of the ban to Denel in a...
 
 
 
 
Aug 19, 2014
Southern African leaders ended their two-day summit on Monday having resolved to direct member states to put industrialisation at the top of Southern African Development Community's (SADC’s) regional integration agenda. A Ministerial Task Force on Regional Economic...
Aug 19, 2014
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies
National Treasury has issued instruction notes to all government departments and State entities making the local procurement requirements set out in the designation of electricity meters and boats by Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies earlier in the year...
Aug 18, 2014
Driven by operational efficiencies, consistent focus on cost controls and new contracts having been secured, JSE-listed transport logistics and mobility company Super Group increased its operating profit for the year ended June 30 by 18.6% to R1.35-billion, the...
Aug 18, 2014
The Competition Commission has accepted Massmart’s remedial plan to reinstate the remaining 94 of the 503 employees who were retrenched in 2009 and 2010. The remedial plan had followed the commission’s belief that Massmart had breached a 2012 Competition Appeal...
Aug 18, 2014
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Four of South Africa’s universities have made it into the top 500 institutions recognised in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities undertaken by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The rankings, which focus primarily...
Aug 18, 2014
Dr Nkosana Moyo
Mandela Institute for Development Studies founder and director Dr Nkosana Moyo has urged African governments and the private sector to embrace a different “architecture” for economic integration, arguing that the current all-inclusive model had all but...
Aug 18, 2014
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) on Monday said it had adopted a new cost standard to determine the cost of mobile and fixed termination rates going forward. The authority would use long-run incremental cost plus (LRIC+) as the cost...
Aug 18, 2014
Component manufacturer Metair on Monday reported a 32% increase in revenue for the six months ended June 30, to R3.23-billion, compared with the same period last year. Operating profit was up 16%, to R319-million. These interim results included the first full-period...
Aug 18, 2014
Ghana is to make use of public–private partnerships (PPPs) to develop its aviation infrastructure and create a national carrier. The country aimed to make itself a viable aviation hub for West Africa and beyond. This was made clear by Ghanaian Transport Minister...
Aug 18, 2014
Agriculture-focused lending institution, the Land Bank, planned to announce its new CEO by early September, chairperson Dr Ben Ngubane said on Monday. The State-owned bank had been searching for a successor to Phakamani Hadebe after he announced in March last year...
 
 
 
 
Aug 18, 2014
It is clear that government’s proposed Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicle Automotive Investment Scheme (MHCV-AIS) does not plan to incentivise the status quo, says National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa director Nico Vermeulen. Truck...
Aug 18, 2014
Government’s Automotive and Production Development Programme (APDP) had succeeded in mitigating some effects of the labour action seen in the local automotive industry over the last 12 months, said Metair MD Theo Loock on Monday. The APDP incentivised volume...
Aug 18, 2014
International Air Transport Association (Iata) VP Africa Raphael Kuuchi has highlighted that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that restrictions on air travel to those West African countries currently suffering from a most serious outbreak of Ebola fever...
Aug 18, 2014
JSE-listed RCL Foods now expects to report a loss a share and a headline loss a share of between 45c and 50c for the 2014 financial year, compared with earnings a share of 4.5c and headline earnings a share of 4.8c in the previous financial year. This was a slight...
Aug 18, 2014
JSE-listed Equites Property Fund has appointed Bram Goossens CFO and executive director as from September 1. He will succeed outgoing CFO and executive director Chrystal Grauso.
 
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