Engineering News | Macro and Micro http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/macro-and-micro Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:59:09 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 R567bn allocated for social grant increases to mitigate poverty, inequality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r567bn-allocated-for-social-grant-increases-to-mitigate-poverty-inequality-2019-02-20 Simone Liedtke BUDGET 2019 Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:05:00 +0200 512140 1550662439 1550664300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Govt encourages early retirement for up to 30 000 public servants http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-encourages-early-retirement-for-up-to-30-000-public-servants-2019-02-20 Simone Liedtke BUDGET 2019 Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:05:00 +0200 512141 1550662664 1550664300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Govt allocates R19.8bn to support industrial business incentives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/budget-dti-incentives-2019-02-20 Simone Liedtke BUDGET 2019 Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:05:00 +0200 512113 1550665992 1550664300 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Another fuel levy increase lies ahead, carbon tax to be implemented http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/budget-carbon-tax-2019-02-20 Simone Liedtke BUDGET 2019 Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:05:00 +0200 512107 1550666296 1550664300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Govt commits R100bn to infrastructure fund http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/budget-infrastructure-2019-02-20 Simone Liedtke BUDGET 2019 Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:05:00 +0200 512109 1550666496 1550664300 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782405_resized_bridgeconstruction1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 ‘No quick fixes’, Mboweni warns as Eskom bail-out widens deficit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/budget-tito-mboweni-2019-02-20 Terence Creamer BUDGET 2019 Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:04:00 +0200 512102 1550664285 1550664240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782393_resized_titomboweni1018reuters10222.jpg Finance Minister Tito Mboweni 511 287 Power pools could benefit Africa’s regions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-pools-could-benefit-africas-regions-2019-02-20 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:02:00 +0200 512137 1550665812 1550660520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 MoU with Mozambique a milestone, says Davies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mou-with-mozambique-a-milestone-says-davies-2019-02-20 African News Agency ECONOMIC COOPERATION Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:51:00 +0200 512084 1550651014 1550645460 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782417_resized_robdavies06171022duane.jpg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies 511 287 Comair continues to perform well, despite setbacks in Q1 of FY19 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Gordhan’s IPP renegotiation proposal triggers ‘breach of contract’ warnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gordhans-ipp-renegotiation-proposal-triggers-breach-of-contract-warnings-2019-02-15 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:30:00 +0200 511775 1550245828 1550237400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781722_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm2010221214duane.jpeg 511 287 Icasa boss sentenced to 20 years in prison for fraud, money laundering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/icasa-boss-sentenced-to-20-years-in-prison-for-fraud-money-laundering-2019-02-15 News24Wire Macro and Micro Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:16:00 +0200 511735 1550241348 1550222160 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781641_resized_rubbenmohlalogaicasaactingchairperson.jpg Icasa chairperson Rubben Mohlaloga 511 287 Sanral, Nafbi sign MoU to develop small contractors, accelerate BEE implementation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-nafbi-sign-mou-to-develop-small-contractors-accelerate-bee-implementation-2019-02-14 Simone Liedtke CONSTRUCTION / BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:19:00 +0200 511669 1550154156 1550153940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781427_resized_constructionskhumbuzomacozomasanralceoandaubreytshalatanafbipresident022019simoneliedtke1022.jpg Sanral CEO Skhumbuzo Macozoma (left) and Nafbi president Aubrey Tshalata (right) during the signing of the MoU agreement on Thursday 511 287 Luxembourg Protocol can save South Africa billions – Rail Working Group http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/luxembourg-protocol-can-save-south-africa-billions-rail-working-group-2019-02-14 Natasha Odendaal RAIL Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:21:00 +0200 511645 1550152406 1550150460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 What the Competition Amendment Bill means for the economy 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