Engineering News | Macro and Micro http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/macro-and-micro Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:33:02 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Finance platforms available to SMMEs, entrepreneurs need to take a more involved approach http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/finance-platforms-available-to-smmes-entrepreneurs-need-to-take-a-more-involved-approach-2017-06-26 Natasha Odendaal SMALL BUSINESS Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:17:00 +0200 456619 1498488595 1498486620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Number of South African SMMEs growing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/number-of-south-african-smmes-growing-2017-06-26 Natasha Odendaal SMALL BUSINESS Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:55:00 +0200 456613 1498488106 1498485300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 National Treasury undecided on whether to challenge mooted change to SARB's mandate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/national-treasury-undecided-on-whether-to-challenge-mooted-change-to-sarbs-mandate-2017-06-26 Reuters RESERVE BANK Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:34:00 +0200 456533 1498483811 1498462440 1501020000 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659448_resized_deputyfinanceministersfisobutheleziapril20171022bloomberg.jpg Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi 511 287 Brics Environment Ministers adopt sustainability initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brics-environment-ministers-adopt-sustainability-initiative-2017-06-23 Megan van Wyngaardt ENVIRONMENT Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:14:00 +0200 456484 1498227925 1498227240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 MEIBC appoints subcommittee in attempt to resolve metals, engineering wage negotiation deadlock http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/meibc-appoints-subcommittee-in-attempt-to-resolve-metals-engineering-wage-negotiation-deadlock-2017-06-23 Megan van Wyngaardt LABOUR Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:41:00 +0200 456450 1498215542 1498214460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ethos Capital reports increase in net asset value http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ethos-reports-increase-in-net-asset-value-2017-06-23 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:35:00 +0200 456439 1498219552 1498210500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 High Commissioner ‘seized’ with avoiding post-Brexit trade interruption with South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-commissioner-seized-with-avoiding-post-brexit-trade-interruption-with-south-africa-2017-06-23 Terence Creamer TRADE RELATIONS Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:50:00 +0200 456428 1498209027 1498207800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659106_resized_nigelcasey206171022.jpeg High Commissioner to South Africa Nigel Casey 511 287 Parliament opposes calls to change Reserve Bank mandate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/parliament-opposes-calls-to-change-reserve-bank-mandate-2017-06-23 Reuters RESERVE BANK Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:53:00 +0200 456399 1498221373 1498200780 1500760800 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659028_resized_sareservebank1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 AI expected to be key disrupter in transition to smart-city status http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/urbanisation-trends-highlight-smart-city-enabling-technology-as-attractive-investment-2017-06-23 David Oliveira INVESTMENT TRENDS Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455243 1497877710 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Drive supplier remains committed to continent http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drive-technology-supplier-remains-committed-to-continent-2017-06-08 Nadine James Macro and Micro Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454909 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 S Africa’s attractiveness to investors dependent on economic recovery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africas-attractiveness-to-investors-dependent-on-economic-recovery-2017-06-23 Nadine James Macro and Micro Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 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Afrimat CEO Andries van Heerden 511 287 Ramaphosa moves to reclaim ‘radical economic transformation’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-moves-to-reclaim-radical-economic-transformation-2017-06-22 Creamer Media Reporter ECONOMY Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:12:00 +0200 456284 1498142173 1498140720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658944_resized_sten1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69595_2017-06-22_secondtake_en_-_hd_web.mp498642385Ramaphosa moves to reclaim ‘radical economic transformation’ Ramaphosa moves to reclaim ‘radical economic transformation’ Maile’s 2017 budget to focus on jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mailes-2017-budget-to-focus-on-jobs-2017-06-22 Natasha Odendaal BUDGET Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:57:00 +0200 456363 1498140827 1498139820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Deep-sea trawling association appoints more representative executive committee http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/deep-sea-trawling-association-appoints-more-representative-executive-committee-2017-06-22 Megan van Wyngaardt FISHERIES Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:24:00 +0200 456350 1498138648 1498137840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658900_resized_fishery1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Raubex chair to retire in September http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/raubex-chair-to-retire-in-september-2017-06-22 Megan van Wyngaardt BOARD CHANGES Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:03:00 +0200 456287 1498125837 1498125780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Building confidence declines sharply in Q2 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/building-confidence-declines-sharply-in-q2-2017-06-22 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:57:00 +0200 456285 1498126762 1498125420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658627_resized_constructionworkerduane.jpg 511 287 Kenya joins Africa Finance Corporation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-joins-africa-finance-corporation-2017-06-21 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:38:00 +0200 456206 1498114514 1498055880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Third of SA municipalities could become unviable if finances not managed properly – AG http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/third-of-sa-municipalities-could-become-unviable-if-finances-not-managed-properly-ag-2017-06-21 African News Agency MUNICIPAL FINANCES Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:38:00 +0200 456208 1498055980 1498055880 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Meat, petrol price increases drive up May CPI food inflation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/meat-petrol-price-increases-drive-up-may-cpi-food-inflation-2017-06-21 African News Agency ECONOMY Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:01:00 +0200 456198 1498053793 1498053660 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http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irregular-spend-at-municipalities-sees-drastic-rise-ag-2017-06-21 African News Agency MUNICIPAL SPENDING Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:24:00 +0200 456170 1498049230 1498047840 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Ramaphosa moves to reclaim ‘radical economic transformation’ from those 'misusing' term http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-moves-to-reclaim-radical-economic-transformation-from-those-misusing-term-2017-06-21 Terence Creamer ECONOMIC POLICY Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:20:00 +0200 456168 1498138304 1498047600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658388_resized_cyrilramaphosa506171022duane.jpg Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69576_2017-06-20_ramaphosa_radical_-_hd_web.mp439675249Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on the genesis and meaning of the phrase ‘radical economic transformation’. Camera Work & Editing. Darlene Creamer. Recorded: 20.6.17 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on the genesis and meaning of the phrase ‘radical economic transformation’. Camera Work & Editing. Darlene Creamer. Recorded: 20.6.17 Dipula CEO to head Reit association http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dipula-ceo-to-head-reit-association-2017-06-21 Megan van Wyngaardt PROPERTY Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:30:00 +0200 456161 1498043199 1498041000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658368_resized_izakpetersennew.jpeg SA Reit Association chairperson Izak Petersen 511 287 Competition Commission prohibits two separate mergers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competition-commission-prohibits-two-separate-mergers-2017-06-21 Megan van Wyngaardt COMPETITION MATTERS Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:27:00 +0200 456159 1498043033 1498040820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa’s steel production fell 3.5% y/y in May http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-steel-production-fell-35-yy-in-may-2017-06-21 Megan van Wyngaardt STEEL Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:59:00 +0200 456151 1498221061 1498035540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 More people on grants than with jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-people-on-grants-than-with-jobs-2017-06-21 News24Wire SOCIAL GRANTS Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:51:00 +0200 456147 1498053582 1498035060 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658330_resized_mothersbabybabieshealthclinicsouthafricasocialwelfare1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Need to protect central bank independence – Gigaba http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-to-protect-central-bank-independence-gigaba-2017-06-21 Reuters RESERVE BANK Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:27:00 +0200 456103 1498030103 1498030020 1500588000 Reuters 0 0 Govt, miners need to 'go back to drawing board' on Charter – Ramaphosa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-miners-need-to-go-back-to-drawing-board-on-charter-ramaphosa-2017-06-20 Terence Creamer LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:04:00 +0200 456052 1498138365 1497971040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658102_resized_cyrilramaphosa06171022duane.jpg Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69552_2017-06-20_ramaphoza_-_hd_web.mp433209236Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on returning to the Mining Charter drawing board. Camera Work and Editing: Darlene Creamer 20.6.2017 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on returning to the Mining Charter drawing board. Camera Work and Editing: Darlene Creamer 20.6.2017 BEE Advisory Council mulls various new radical socioeconomic transformation proposals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bee-advisory-council-mulls-various-new-radical-socioeconomic-transformation-proposals-2017-06-20 Natasha Odendaal ECONOMY Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:17:00 +0200 456055 1497970618 1497968220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Untapped drone industry holds multibillion-rand potential for economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/untapped-drone-industry-holds-multibillion-rand-potential-for-economy-2017-06-20 Megan van Wyngaardt TECHNOLOGY Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:49:00 +0200 456048 1497967438 1497966540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658090_resized_drones1022.jpg 511 287 S&P's warns South Africa over meddling with central bank independence http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sps-warns-south-africa-over-meddling-with-central-bank-independence-2017-06-20 Reuters RESERVE BANK Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:46:00 +0200 456029 1497966700 1497962760 1500501600 Reuters 0 0 SAA to implement turnaround plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saa-to-implement-turnaround-plan-2017-06-20 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:25:00 +0200 455968 1497960346 1497947100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657885_resized_musazwane210220115duane.jpg South African Airways acting CEO Musa Zwane 511 287 Public Protector’s suggestions around SARB open Pandora’s box – Parsons http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-protectors-suggestions-around-sarb-open-pandoras-box-parsons-2017-06-20 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:08:00 +0200 455961 1497948638 1497946080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657841_resized_busisiwemkhwebane1022.jpg Busisiwe Mkhwebane 511 287 Public Protector defends comments on SARB http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-protector-defends-comments-on-sarb-2017-06-20 Reuters RESERVE BANK Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:09:00 +0200 455951 1497942972 1497942540 1500501600 Reuters 0 0