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May 05, 2015
Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities Alan Winde
The new systems showcased by the Western Cape Department of Agriculture on Tuesday were expected to provide a gateway for industry and policy-makers in the Western Cape to the latest intelligence from the sector and served as an important decision-making tool. The...
May 05, 2015
JSE-listed Quantum Foods expects that its earnings per share (EPS) for the six months to March 31 will increase between 556% and 576% in relation to the previous corresponding period, lifting its forecast for the period. The company reported on Tuesday that this...
May 05, 2015
Acknowledging the shortage of access points to connect renewable-energy projects developed under government’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) to the national grid, Eskom system operator Bernard Magoro on Wednesday...
May 05, 2015
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters on Tuesday said her department had a budget of R53.7-billion for 2015/16 to meet the transport needs of the country. Speaking at a media briefing prior to her budget vote, she added that the department’s budget would increase to...
May 05, 2015
Sapref refinery
Environmentalists have turned to the Durban High Court to force the eThekwini Municipality to release oil companies Engen and Sapref's atmospheric emission licenses and compliance reports. The Durban South Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) and the Vaal...
May 05, 2015
South Africa’s embattled power utility Eskom is set to initiate stage 1 load-shedding from 17:00 on Tuesday as several offline units shaved 1 000 MW of generation capacity. The utility, which aimed to halt the blackouts by 22:00, said several units were out of...
May 05, 2015
Newcastle Works
Steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA), which recently completed the R2-billion reline of the blast furnace at the Newcastle mill, has decided not to immediately ramp up the plant to its expanded 1.9-million-tonne-a-year nameplate capacity, owing to weak...
May 05, 2015
Comment emerging from the Renewable Energy Forum in South Africa, on Wednesday, has suggested a largely bullish view of the local renewable-energy sector by investors and project developers, with several applauding the progress of government’s Renewable Energy...
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May 05, 2015
The bidding window for government’s Coal Baseload Independent Power Producers (IPP) Programme is likely to be pushed back beyond its initially indicated June 8 closing date as the Department of Energy (DoE) tackles the design of a complex programme framework and...
May 05, 2015
Undersea fibre-optic cable network operator Seacom on Tuesday announced the completion of its global Internet protocol (IP) and multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) network upgrade. The enhanced 17 000 km undersea network, which spanned across several key countries...
May 05, 2015
Zimbabwe plans to import 700 000 t of the staple maize grain to plug a deficit after bad weather affected the crop from the current farming season, State radio reported on Tuesday. It quoted Agriculture Minister Joseph Made as saying Zimbabwe had 150 000 t of maize...
May 05, 2015
Despite a slight month-on-month recovery, the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) believes that the performance of the Business Confidence Index (BCI) over the first four months of 2015 points to a “more dismal” business climate this year compared...
May 05, 2015
The legal big guns were out in full force for the battle of the bailout between Comair and South African Airways (SAA) in the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday. Trolley loads of lever arch files and a cooler bag for catering were wheeled into the court for the case...
May 05, 2015
Performance and delivery on labour and land reform matters were equally important to lowering the cost of doing business and improved profitability, and were central if the agriculture sector’s growth and contributions were to be sustained, stressed Agri SA president...
May 05, 2015
State-owned power utility Eskom expected electricity demand to surpass supply until Friday, when peak demand was expected to start easing. In its latest state of the power system bulletin, the embattled parastatal said peak demand on Tuesday was expected to reach 32...
May 05, 2015
Shortly after shedding its Nashua Mobile unit, JSE-listed Reunert has reported an expected uptick in its first-half financial results. The group expected a 7% to 17% rise in headline earnings a share and normalised headline earnings to between 254c and 279c during...
May 05, 2015
Labour law amendments to regulate labour broking and plans to extend minimum wages will keep unskilled youngsters out of the economy‚ the South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR) said in a statement. “Contrary to what it claims‚ the government is doing more to...
May 05, 2015
Illegal industrial action caused commuters using some Gautrain buses to be delayed on Tuesday morning when they failed to start as scheduled. The train service took to Twitter to warn passengers to expect delays of between an hour and an hour and a half before the...
 
 
 
 
May 05, 2015
Creamer Media’s African Mining Projects in Progress 2015 report tracks developments taking place in Africa’s mining sector and across various mining sectors on the continent, including coal, copper, gold, iron-ore, platinum and uranium.
May 04, 2015
Alaris CEO Jürgen Dresel
Defence and specialist antenna company Alaris Antennas has recorded improved sales in many of the regions where it operates and has made good progress towards concluding an acquisition that will provide it a footprint in the US, Alaris Holdings CEO Jürgen Dresel has...
May 04, 2015
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Marc Granger
The technology gap between South Africa’s rail industry and the global industry is “very significant”, with “very few” existing black companies active in the local rail environment, says Gibela CEO Marc Granger. Gibela has been appointed to deliver 600 new...
May 04, 2015
May 04, 2015
Ferrochrome produced in South Africa.
Black South African interests are giving South Africa’s once-mighty ferrochrome business the cold shoulder. The value-adding pursuit, which puts six times more value into chrome and generates three times more jobs than mere raw chrome exportation, was last week...
May 04, 2015
To unearth local skills in the engineering sector, industry body Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) on Monday launched its yearly Engineering Jobs Shadowing season for 2015. Now in its seventh year, the job shadowing, which is run alongside Cesa’s Young...
May 04, 2015
Nigeria's Dangote Cement said it will begin production in Tanzania in August, as sub-Saharan Africa's leading cement producer eyes new markets on the continent. A $500-million factory it is building in southern Tanzania, with an annual capacity of 3-million tonnes,...
May 04, 2015
A slew of public holidays in April took their toll on domestic new-vehicle sales, which, at 44 503 units, were down 1 523 units compared with the same month last year. Statistics released by the Department of Trade and Industry on Monday showed that new passenger car...
May 04, 2015
Following the receipt of all regulatory approvals, construction is now under way on the R950-million Springs Mall, located at the Blue Crane Eco Park development, in Springs, with the 52 000 m2 regional shopping centre now scheduled to open before Easter 2017. The...
May 04, 2015
JSE-listed Astral Food expects its headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the six months ended March 31 to reflect an increase of between 155% (598c a share) and 160% (618c a share) compared with the 386c a share of the previous comparable period. The South African...
 
 
 
 
May 04, 2015
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To meet the National Development Plan (NDP) target of creating 11-million jobs by 2030, South Africa needs over 49 000 SMEs growing at a rate of 20% per annum. In comparison, the country would need no less than 8.2-million small and micro-enterprises to create the...
May 04, 2015
Egypt has issued a five-year tender to lease a second liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, the head of the State gas board told Reuters on Monday, seeking to tackle an energy crisis. Egypt was once an energy exporter but declining oil and gas production and...
May 04, 2015
A new undersea cable linking Algeria to Spain was in the pipeline as telecommunications giant Alcatel-Lucent and the Algerian Ministry of Post, Information Technology and Communications inked a turnkey agreement last week. The planned 560 km Orval fibre-optic...
May 04, 2015
The MD of Metrobus has laid bare the poor conditions of buses‚ poor management and the lack of improvement of skills of driver that are troubling the company. Mavela Dlamini told reporters on Monday morning that the company was struggling to maintain its ageing bus...
May 04, 2015
South Africa’s national electricity grid has received a 100 MW boost as the Dorper wind farm, in the Eastern Cape, reached steady-state electricity feed-in. The wind farm, which was one of the Department of Energy’s first-window projects of the Renewable Energy...
May 04, 2015
Preparatory site work at the Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) continues to advance in preparation for the start of construction of the pivotal oil and gas hub in August, the Western Cape government advanced in a project update on Monday. Western Cape...
May 04, 2015
Validating the South African government’s policy decision to retain coal as a central bastion of its diversified energy mix, a recent report by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has affirmed the extent of the country’s coal deposits, noting that the...
May 04, 2015
The seasonally adjusted Kagiso Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to 45.4 index points in April from 47.9 points in March, dragged down by a four-point decline in the business activity index to 40.6 – its lowest level since July 2011. Kagiso Asset Management...
May 04, 2015
Octodec MD Jeffrey Wapnick
JSE-listed real estate investment trust Octodec on Monday posted a 9.3% rise in total distribution to 96.8c a share as it presented its first interim financial results as an expanded company after merging with Premium Properties. The merger with Premium, contractual...
May 04, 2015
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Comair CEO Erik Venter
Private airline Comair’s legal action against government bailouts for South African Airways (SAA) is set down for three days in the Pretoria High Court starting on Tuesday. Comair brought the challenge in February 2013‚ “following the then-latest government bailout...
 
 
 
 
May 04, 2015
Telecommunications tower company Eaton Towers said it had attracted $350-million in funding from existing and new shareholders to support its expansion and acquisition plan in Africa. Eaton CEO Terry Rhodes said additional equity had been sourced from controlling...
May 04, 2015
Canada's Bombardier Inc and Egypt's Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors will build a $1.5-billion monorail near Cairo, Egypt's housing minister said. The 52 km (32 mile) project is set to be completed by mid-2018 with funding from a 14-year loan, Mostafa...
May 04, 2015
A week after a so-called ‘maintenance festival’ during which technicians carried out planned maintenance on 2 303 MW of generating plants and returned 1 453 MW of power to the national grid, energy utility Eskom said on Sunday that it had performed additional...
May 04, 2015
Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson
South Africa hopes to restore energy ties with Iran, its energy minister said on Sunday, according to Iran's Shana news agency, three years after international sanctions halted oil trade between the two countries. "South Africa is aiming for a framework of...
May 04, 2015
Creamer Media’s Iron-Ore 2015 report provides an overview of the global iron-ore market, with particular reference to pricing, supply and demand, as well as the trade in iron-ore. It provides information on not only the major mergers and acquisitions, and the trade...
 
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