Engineering News | Macro and Micro http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/macro-and-micro Wed, 18 Jul 2018 08:43:22 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Study indicates FDI can provide credible solutions to several social issues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/study-indicates-fdi-can-provide-credible-solutions-to-several-social-issues-2018-07-17 Simone Liedtke RESEARCH Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:30:00 +0200 492846 1531837938 1531837800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Study indicates FDI can provide credible solutions to several social issues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/study-indicates-fdi-can-provide-credible-solutions-to-several-social-issues-2018-07-17-1 Simone Liedtke RESEARCH Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:30:00 +0200 492851 1531838537 1531837800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Competition Bill’s national security veto of foreign mergers ‘tightly codified’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competition-bills-national-security-veto-of-foreign-mergers-tightly-codified-2018-07-17-1 Terence Creamer COMPETITION LAW Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:30:00 +0200 492847 1531843421 1531837800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740665_resized_ebrahimpatel02duane.jpg Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel 511 287 Trade conditions worsen – Sacci http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-conditions-worsen-sacci-2018-07-17 Creamer Media Reporter ECONOMY Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:35:00 +0200 492811 1531833002 1531820100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 ANC support at comfortable 60% – poll http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/anc-support-at-comfortable-60-poll-2018-07-17 Sashnee Moodley Macro and Micro Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:18:00 +0200 492797 1531832040 1531815480 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740588_resized_ancflagsupporters1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Ramaphosa talks tough on mine safety, says to engage tribal chiefs on land http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-talks-tough-on-mine-safety-says-to-engage-tribal-chiefs-on-land-2018-07-17 Reuters POLICY Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:39:00 +0200 492770 1531812056 1531809540 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 New South African private market firm drives international portfolio access for local investors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-south-african-private-market-firm-drives-international-portfolio-access-for-local-investors-2018-07-16 Simone Liedtke INVESTMENT Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:18:00 +0200 492730 1531743573 1531743480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UAE pledges $10bn in investment, South Africa says http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uae-pledges-10bn-in-investment-south-africa-says-2018-07-16 Reuters INVESTMENT Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:14:00 +0200 492663 1531726043 1531725240 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Putin to take part in Brics summit in South Africa – Kremlin http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/putin-to-take-part-in-brics-summit-in-south-africa-kremlin-2018-07-13 Reuters TRADE Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:33:00 +0200 492640 1531488878 1531488780 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Property sector must do more on transformation – PSCC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/property-sector-must-do-more-on-transformation-pscc-2018-07-12 Schalk Burger PROPERTY Thu, 12 Jul 2018 16:21:00 +0200 492546 1531405433 1531405260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South African M&A activity declines in H1 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-ma-activity-declines-in-h1-2018-07-12 Marleny Arnoldi MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Thu, 12 Jul 2018 16:10:00 +0200 492545 1531404795 1531404600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Saudi Arabia pledges to invest R133bn in South African energy sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saudi-arabia-pledges-to-invest-r133bn-in-sa-energy-sector-2018-07-12 News24Wire Macro and Micro Thu, 12 Jul 2018 16:00:00 +0200 492543 1531405725 1531404000 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739985_resized_cyrilramaphosamahomedbinadullahalkattan120720181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa and Saudi Arabian Minister of African Affairs Mahomed bin Adullah Al-Kattan 511 287 Nigeria's President Buhari says will soon sign up to African free-trade agreement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerias-president-buhari-says-will-soon-sign-up-to-african-free-trade-agreement-2018-07-12 Reuters Macro and Micro Thu, 12 Jul 2018 08:03:00 +0200 492402 1531383089 1531375380 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739642_resized_muhammadubuharinigeria1022reuters.jpg Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari 511 287 Rand Refinery, South African Mint introduce 1 oz silver Krugerrand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rand-refinery-south-african-mint-introduce-1-oz-silver-krugerrand-2018-07-11 Creamer Media Reporter SILVER Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:20:00 +0200 492348 1531303402 1531300800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739494_resized_silverkrugerrand07181022.jpg The 1 oz silver Krugerrand 511 287 Eskom wage talks: Unions want meeting with Nene, Gordhan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-wage-talks-unions-want-meeting-with-nene-gordhan-2018-07-11 News24Wire Macro and Micro Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:53:00 +0200 492317 1531302930 1531295580 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739431_resized_nhlanhlanene1022reuters.jpg Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene 511 287 SADC Committee of Ministers of Finance meets in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sadc-committee-of-ministers-of-finance-meets-in-south-africa-2018-07-11 African News Agency TRADE Wed, 11 Jul 2018 08:47:00 +0200 492293 1531292127 1531291620 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Voluntary PET recycling volumes to grow to 70% within four years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/voluntary-pet-recycling-volumes-to-grow-to-70-within-four-years-2018-07-10 Simone Liedtke RECYCLING & WASTE MANAGEMENT Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:47:00 +0200 492274 1531234293 1531234020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739339_resized_petcoconference06181022dylan.jpg (Left to Right) Petco CEO Cheri Scholtz, CSIR principal researcher Dr Suzan Oelofse, Petco chairperson Dr Casper Durandt 511 287 Eskom and IPP deal to create more than 60 000 jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-and-ipp-deal-to-create-more-than-60-000-jobs-2018-07-10 African News Agency Macro and Micro Tue, 10 Jul 2018 14:16:00 +0200 492242 1531226110 1531224960 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739264_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine310220114duane.jpg 511 287 Index points to cautious business confidence  http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/index-points-to-cautious-business-confidence-2018-07-10 Simone Liedtke BUSINESS CONFIDENCE Tue, 10 Jul 2018 11:32:00 +0200 492219 1531220471 1531215120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739244_resized_businessmanstockmarkettrading1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 US to initiate ‘exploratory talks’ on post-Agoa model at Washington forum http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-to-initiate-exploratory-talks-on-post-agoa-model-as-washington-forum-2018-07-09 Terence Creamer TRADE Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:50:00 +0200 492151 1531149538 1531147800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739048_resized_robertlighthizerbloomberg03181022.jpg US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer 511 287 You can’t have your cake and eat it, Sanral’s Macozoma warns govt, South Africans http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/you-cant-have-your-cake-and-eat-it-sanrals-macozoma-warns-govt-south-africans-2018-07-09 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Mon, 09 Jul 2018 12:18:00 +0200 492097 1531292455 1531131480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738955_resized_skhumbuzomacozoma110220117duane.jpg Sanral CEO Skhumbuzo Macozoma 511 287 McKinsey overhauls South African office after graft scandal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mckinsey-overhauls-south-african-office-after-graft-scandal-2018-07-09 Reuters CONSULTANTS Mon, 09 Jul 2018 11:58:00 +0200 492092 1531131551 1531130280 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738949_resized_mckinseylogoreuters1022.jpg 511 287 Digital content incubator launched at Tshimologong precinct http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-content-incubator-launched-at-tshimologong-precinct-2018-07-09 Schalk Burger DIGITAL ECONOMY Mon, 09 Jul 2018 11:20:00 +0200 492084 1531129894 1531128000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738921_resized_tshimologongceolesleywilliams07181022.jpg Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct CEO Lesley Williams 511 287 M&R to assess impact of ATON’s acquisition of a 25% stake in Aveng http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-to-assess-atons-acquisition-of-a-25-stake-in-aveng-2018-07-06 Schalk Burger MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Fri, 06 Jul 2018 16:41:00 +0200 492032 1531118488 1530888060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Davies appoints senior DTI officials as SABS co-administrators http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/davies-appoints-senior-dti-officials-as-sabs-co-administrators-2018-07-06 Terence Creamer GOVERNANCE Fri, 06 Jul 2018 14:30:00 +0200 491977 1530888185 1530880200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738762_resized_robdavies110220516duane.jpg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies 511 287 Business leaders visit Kruger Park to learn about anti-poaching measures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-leaders-visit-kruger-park-to-learn-about-anti-poaching-measures-2018-07-06 African News Agency Macro and Micro Fri, 06 Jul 2018 14:00:00 +0200 491970 1530879013 1530878400 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738744_resized_rhinoanimalsgamereserve1022reuters.jpg 511 287 VAT, fuel price hikes: Ramaphosa gives ministers 2 weeks for plan to ease consumer pain http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vat-fuel-price-hikes-ramaphosa-gives-ministers-2-weeks-for-plan-to-ease-consumer-pain-2018-07-06 News24Wire Macro and Micro Fri, 06 Jul 2018 12:38:00 +0200 491962 1530888074 1530873480 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738728_resized_cyrilramaphosa190620181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Over R1.3bn investments recorded for Western Cape in Q1 – Wesgro http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/over-r13bn-investments-recorded-for-western-cape-in-q1-wesgro-2018-07-06 African News Agency INVESTMENT Fri, 06 Jul 2018 11:21:00 +0200 491950 1530868970 1530868860 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Doctors more to blame for private healthcare costs than medical aids http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/doctors-more-to-blame-for-private-healthcare-costs-than-medical-aids-2018-07-06 African News Agency HEALTH Fri, 06 Jul 2018 09:09:00 +0200 491906 1530861327 1530860940 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Cooperative governance minister tackles municipality debt, electricity distribution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cooperative-governance-minister-tackles-municipality-debt-electricity-distribution-2018-07-06 African News Agency ENERGY Fri, 06 Jul 2018 09:04:00 +0200 491902 1530861678 1530860640 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 STEM career expo seeks to link youth with prospective employers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stem-career-expo-to-link-youth-companies-to-bolster-technical-employment-2018-07-06 Schalk Burger Education & Training Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490970 1530541319 1530828000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 26.8% of all cigarettes in South Africa sold under taxable minimum, study finds http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/268-of-all-cigarettes-in-south-africa-sold-under-taxable-minimum-study-finds-2018-07-05 Simone Liedtke ILLEGAL TRADE Thu, 05 Jul 2018 17:01:00 +0200 491885 1530803178 1530802860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738457_resized_cigarettesmoking1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Cabinet’s failure to consider IRP threatens mid-August deadline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cabinets-failure-to-consider-irp-may-threaten-mid-august-deadline-2018-07-05 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:30:00 +0200 491842 1530857853 1530793800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738337_resized_nomvulamokonyane2050620181022.jpg Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane 511 287 Govt expects another fuel price increase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-expects-another-fuel-price-increase-2018-07-05 Sashnee Moodley Macro and Micro Thu, 05 Jul 2018 11:56:00 +0200 491795 1530785798 1530784560 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738204_resized_petrol1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Policy Uncertainty Index deteriorates to 51 in Q2 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/policy-uncertainty-index-deteriorates-to-51-in-q2-2018-07-04 Simone Liedtke POLICY UNCERTAINTY / INVESTOR CONFIDENCE Wed, 04 Jul 2018 15:59:00 +0200 491694 1530716983 1530712740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738041_resized_raymondparsons20513duaneonlinenew.jpeg Professor Raymond Parsons 511 287 SA Mint celebrates the CT scan with commemorative crown, tickey coins http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-mint-celebrates-the-ct-scan-with-commemorative-crown-tickey-coins-2018-07-03 Simone Liedtke INNOVATION Tue, 03 Jul 2018 15:19:00 +0200 491571 1530624168 1530623940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000737684_resized_2018r2crownreversecopy1022.jpg The set contains the R2 crown with the reverse depicting a stylised representation of the human head, which indicates the area to be scanned, the denomination, the words ‘Computed Tomography’, and the year ‘1956’ 511 287 South Africa funding to suffer from weak rand, high yields – Moody's http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-funding-to-suffer-from-weak-rand-high-yields-moodys-2018-07-03 Reuters ECONOMY Tue, 03 Jul 2018 14:14:00 +0200 491558 1530620218 1530620040 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000737667_resized_moodysratingagency1022reuters.jpg 511 287