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Jul 03, 2015
An end to wage negotiations within the local government sector could be in sight as a conciliator’s proposal, setting out a number of settlement suggestions to resolve the deadlock, was expected on Monday. The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (Imatu)...
Jul 03, 2015
Development financier Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) executive Noludwe Ncokazi on Friday said the organisation had the “huge responsibility of ensuring business continuity”, following the resignation of ECDC subsidiary Automotive Industry Development...
Jul 03, 2015
South Africa’s second-largest oil refinery, Engen Refinery (Enref), is set to undergo a three-day planned maintenance outage from July 9 as part of an ongoing maintenance programme to ensure that the facility, which delivers a significant portion of South Africa’s...
Jul 03, 2015
After becoming the first provincial government to adjudicate its central banking services tender selection process in public on Friday, the Gauteng provincial Government (GPG) now plans to roll-out the “transparent” tender award process across the province to...
Jul 03, 2015
Shortly following the Competition Commission’s approval and a few weeks after the conditional green light by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa), the regulator on Friday called for comment as it finalised the conditions of the long...
Jul 03, 2015
The Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Education Training Authority (merSETA) has dismissed its former senior manager of procurement Takalani Murathi for fraudulently obtaining a vehicle from the organisation. Murathi appealed his dismissal after...
Jul 03, 2015
JSE-listed black controlled and managed investment company Brimstone expects its earnings per share (EPS) and headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the six months ended June 30 to be negative, owing to the downward fair value adjustments to investments. The prior...
Jul 03, 2015
Wind energy is around half of all renewable energy currently produced in South Africa. As we lurch from one day of load shedding to the next, the sector is showing no sign of losing speed, rather the opposite. SA Wind Energy Association CEO Johan van den Berg told...
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Output and new orders in South Africa's private sector declined at their sharpest rates in nearly a year as the economy weakened and demand subsided, a survey showed on Friday. South Africa's Standard Bank Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 49.2 in June from...
Jul 03, 2015
Nigeria's Transcorp plans to spend $1.575-billion from 2016 to 2018 to raise its power generation capacity to 2 500 megawatts (MW) from 610 MW now, the company said on Thursday. Transcorp, which also has interest in hotels, oil and gas, said it expected the...
Jul 03, 2015
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The ebola virus, economic decline in some countries, and South Africa’s new immigration regulations are to blame for the drop in tourist arrivals to South Africa, Grant Thornton Advisory Services said on Monday. About 150 000 fewer tourists visited South Africa in...
Jul 03, 2015
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Strong economic growth in Mozambique is supported by major investments in the coal mining and natural gas sectors but stricter control over state-run firms is necessary, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. "Mozambique's continued strong growth...
Jul 03, 2015
International investors, dismayed by Nigeria's decision to delay a naira devaluation they see as long overdue, will hold back from its stock and bond markets, raising risks of a deeper crisis in Africa's biggest economy. The afterglow from March, when an incumbent...
Jul 03, 2015
South Africa might face significant water stress and possible outright water scarcity in 10 to 15 years, unless its citizens adapt their behaviour with regard to efficient water use and sanitation systems. Significant work is being done to assess the viability of...
Jul 02, 2015
The Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC) of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) reserved judgement on Thursday in a complaint by eight publishers against the South African Post Office (SAPO). CCC chairperson JCW (Jacobus) van Rooyen...
Jul 02, 2015
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies says a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the Eastern Cape provincial government and dairy products manufacturer Nestlé South Africa on Thursday would create 800 permanent...
Jul 02, 2015
Jul 02, 2015
Noting that it continues to secure “quality” projects locally as well as in other African building markets, construction major Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO) closed the financial year ended June 30 in line with expectations, with an order book of R38.13-million, it...
 
 
 
 
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The V&A Waterfront, which has been awarded the right to finance, design, build and operate, for 20 years, the Cape Town cruise-liner terminal, expects the redevelopment of the terminal to be completed by December 2017. The terminal upgrade makes up the first phase of...
Jul 02, 2015
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has approved the draft Tourism Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Codes, allowing members of the public 60 days to make inputs and comments before the codes are gazetted and become legally binding. The Department...
Jul 02, 2015
Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor
South Africa’s struggling foundry industry on Thursday received a boost as Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor unveiled the new casting simulation network aimed at improving small, medium-sized and microenterprises’ (SMMEs’) localisation capabilities....
Jul 02, 2015
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The e-tolls issue has gone way beyond rates, Wayne Duvenage of civil action group the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) said on Thursday. "The (opposition against e-tolls in Gauteng) is not about the tariffs but more about the irrationality of the...
Jul 02, 2015
Commuters on Gauteng’s Gautrain system will, for a three-day period from Thursday, have access to limited data and voice mobile communication service coverage across the MTN and Vodacom networks in the Gautrain’s underground Sandton, Rosebank and Park stations, the...
Jul 02, 2015
South African consultants Royal HaskoningDHV (RHDHV) and Tanzanian sub-consultant Howard Humphreys have been contracted to oversee the R450-million upgrade to Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro International Airport. Work would start this month and was expected to be completed...
Jul 02, 2015
Kenya expects 20 companies to start investing about 8-billion shillings ($80-million) immediately in the African nation's textiles industry after the renewal of a deal offering access to the US market, its industrialisation minister said. President Barack Obama...
Jul 02, 2015
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South Africa is set to import more white maize from Zambia to prop up dwindling stocks from a harvest devastated by bad weather, trading and industry sources told Reuters on Thursday. Africa's biggest producer of the crop imported 163 t of white maize from its...
Jul 02, 2015
There was a good chance the Putco employees who had not been transferred to other parts of the business would be retrenched if Autopax did not incorporate them into their own business, the Labour Court in Johannesburg heard on Thursday. Submissions by Putco and...
 
 
 
 
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Sappi Southern Africa CEO Alex Thiel
Pulp and paper manufacturer Sappi will sell its Enstra Mill recycled containerboard and kraft papers business, in Springs, to packaging supplier Corruseal Group for an undisclosed amount. The mill would continue to manufacture recycled and lightweight packaging...
Jul 02, 2015
New car sales, which fell by 4.8% in June compared with June last year, are the latest victim of economic uncertainty. Simphiwe Nghona, the executive head for motor retail at Wesbank, talking to ANA about new car sales figures released by the National Association of...
Jul 02, 2015
Amec Foster Wheeler Middle East and Africa president Garry Dryburgh
Multinational consultancy, engineering and project management company Amec Foster Wheeler has appointed Garry Dryburgh as president of its Middle East and Africa operations, effective August 9. He would be based in Abu Dhabi and would report to Amec Foster Wheeler...
Jul 02, 2015
Telkom is hitting back at three unions' bid to halt a retrenchment process at the telecommunications company. In June, Telkom announced that it intends to cut 4 400 jobs through voluntary severance packages or voluntary early retirement packages and that 3 400...
Jul 02, 2015
South Africa will import about 50 000 t of white maize from Mexico, an industry source said on Wednesday, in a bid to bulk up waning stocks as a scorching drought curbed domestic output. The first shipment of the maize will arrive in the country in August with five...
Jul 02, 2015
Morocco's Platinum Power, a subsidiary of US private equity firm Brookstone Partners, plans to invest 500-billion CFA francs ($845.87-million) to build a hydroelectric project in Cameroon, the company said. Platinum Power signed a framework public–private partnership...
Jul 02, 2015
ArcelorMittal, the world's largest producer of steel, will cut 2 800 jobs at its Mexico unit as global prices slump, it said in a joint statement with local competitors on Wednesday, while accusing Russia, China and Turkey of dumping steel on markets at levels below...
 
 
 
 
Jul 02, 2015
The tripartite alliance will defend the Congress of South African Trade Union's (Cosatu’s) unity, but the trade union federation needs to sort out its own problems, African National Congress (ANC) secretary general Gwede Mantashe said on Wednesday. “The summit also...
Jul 02, 2015
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene
The National Treasury has set a tax collection target of R1.1-trillion which the South African Revenue Service has to achieve for the 2015-16 fiscal year. SAnews.gov reported that Sars had already received 17 000 tax returns via branches and mobile units across the...
Jul 01, 2015
Speciality chemicals group Lanxess on Wednesday appointed its South African CFO Ben Marais as country representative and MD. Marais, a qualified South African chartered accountant, completed his articles with international accounting firm Deloitte. Over the years, he...
Jul 01, 2015
Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel
Some four years after the signing of the Local Procurement Accord, which sketches government’s intention to achieve a 75% localisation spend in the procurement of goods and services, Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has described government’s greatest...
Jul 01, 2015
National carrier South African Airways (SAA) and Air Mauritius have concluded an agreement that will see a broadening of their codeshare agreement to enhance greater connectivity between the continent, South Africa, Mauritius and other intercontinental routes. “The...
 
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