Engineering News | Macro and Micro http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/macro-and-micro Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:06:32 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Gauteng province to streamline approval process for projects to boost investment – MEC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-province-to-streamline-approval-process-for-projects-to-boost-investment-mec-2018-04-19 African News Agency INVESTMENT Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:29:00 +0200 484492 1524148281 1524148140 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 BLSA throws weight behind Ramaphosa's R1.2trn investment drive http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blsa-throws-weight-behind-ramaphosas-r12trn-investment-drive-2018-04-19 News24Wire ECONOMY Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:35:00 +0200 484468 1524145086 1524144900 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721187_resized_bonangmohale05111022duane.jpg BLSA CEO Bonang Mohale 511 287 Ramaphosa says he'll use his private sector experience to grow SA economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-says-hell-use-his-private-sector-experience-to-grow-sa-economy-2018-04-19 News24Wire ECONOMY Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:18:00 +0200 484456 1524141708 1524140280 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721165_resized_cyrilramaphosapresidencyfeb20181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Ramaphosa's plan to attract R1.2tr in investment marks potential new dawn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosas-plan-to-attract-r12tr-in-investment-marks-potential-new-dawn-2018-04-18 News24Wire INVESTMENT Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:32:00 +0200 484324 1524055096 1524054720 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720874_resized_cyrilramaphosasouthafricanflagmarch20181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 World Bank sees microgrids playing bigger role in Africa’s electrification as solar costs fall http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-bank-sees-microgrids-playing-bigger-role-in-africas-electrification-as-solar-costs-fall-2018-04-18 Terence Creamer ELECTRIFICATION Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:30:00 +0200 484285 1524046216 1524051000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720808_resized_microgridindiabloomberg1022.jpeg Bank says microgrids have worked well in East and South Asia 511 287 Ramaphosa scores R857m UK funding from Prime Minister May http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-scores-r857m-uk-funding-from-prime-minister-may-2018-04-18 News24Wire INVESTMENT Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:12:00 +0200 484224 1524032025 1524031920 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720693_resized_cyrilramaphosatheresamay070420181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa & British Prime Minister Theresa May 511 287 IMF makes positive about-turn on SA growth outlook after January slash http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imf-makes-positive-about-turn-on-sa-growth-outlook-after-january-slash-2018-04-17 News24Wire ECONOMY Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:29:00 +0200 484185 1523971894 1523971740 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720591_resized_imflogo1022reuters.jpg 511 287 DA calls for each sector to have its own minimum wage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/da-calls-for-each-sector-to-have-its-own-minimum-wage-2018-04-17-1 News24Wire MINIMUM WAGE Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:22:00 +0200 484066 1523946278 1523946120 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Ramaphosa team to seek $100bn investment for South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-team-to-seek-8bn-investment-for-south-africa-2018-04-17 Reuters INVESTMENT Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:02:00 +0200 484051 1523946818 1523944920 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720260_resized_cyrilramaphosa110220118duane.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 DBSA appoints new CFO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dbsa-appoints-new-cfo-2018-04-16 Anine Kilian APPOINTMENTS Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:34:00 +0200 483987 1523879588 1523874840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 KPMG South Africa reviewing work done by its partners http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kpmg-south-africa-reviewing-work-done-by-its-partners-2018-04-16 Reuters GOVERNANCE Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:48:00 +0200 483978 1523872193 1523872080 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Sense of optimism for greater industrialisation in Africa prevails – DTI http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sense-of-optimism-for-greater-industrialisation-in-africa-prevails-the-dti-2018-04-13 Simone Liedtke TRADE Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:16:00 +0200 483862 1523640776 1523614560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Trade conditions remain muted – Sacci http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-conditions-remain-muted-sacci-2018-04-12 Anine Kilian BUSINESS Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:14:00 +0200 483733 1523538912 1523538840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Global trade growth strong but at risk if conflict escalates, WTO says http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-trade-growth-strong-but-at-risk-if-conflict-escalates-wto-says-2018-04-12 Reuters TRADE Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:51:00 +0200 483683 1523530380 1523530260 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Namibia scraps plan to force white-owned businesses to sell 25% stake to blacks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/namibia-scraps-plan-to-force-white-owned-businesses-to-sell-25-stake-to-blacks-2018-04-12 Reuters EMPOWERMENT Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:37:00 +0200 483658 1523525905 1523525820 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 ABB forms digital research, innovation partnership with Wits http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/abb-forms-digital-research-innovation-partnership-with-wits-2018-04-11 Schalk Burger INNOVATION Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:19:00 +0200 483560 1523600132 1523456340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 IMF chief optimistic on growth, but warns against trade protectionism http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imf-chief-optimistic-on-growth-but-warns-against-trade-protectionism-2018-04-11 Reuters TRADE Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:19:00 +0200 483534 1523449261 1523449140 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 South Africa's growth recovery at risk from lack of policy clarity – SARB http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-growth-recovery-at-risk-from-lack-of-policy-clarity-sarb-2018-04-11 Reuters ECONOMY Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:16:00 +0200 483532 1523449114 1523448960 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Extreme inequality in South Africa is constraining growth and investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/extreme-inequality-is-constraining-south-african-investment-and-growth-2018-04-10 Terence Creamer ECONOMIC OUTLOOK Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:40:00 +0200 483431 1524134853 1523371200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719022_resized_sebasteindessus.jpg World Bank's program leader Sebastien Dessus 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73814_2018-04-10_worldbank_-_hd_web.mp4101060669World Bank program leader Sebastien Dessus and country director Paul Noumba Um on the negative impact that extreme inequality in South Africa is having on growth and investment. 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Recorded: 10.4.2018 Gauteng open for business as InvestSA OSS launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-open-for-business-as-investsa-oss-launched-2018-04-10 Simone Liedtke INVESTMENT Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:24:00 +0200 483427 1523372131 1523370240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Feb manufacturing output disappoints on firmer rand, bottlenecks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/feb-manufacturing-output-disappoints-on-firmer-rand-bottlenecks-2018-04-10 Reuters MANUFACTURING Tue, 10 Apr 2018 14:09:00 +0200 483403 1523362276 1523362140 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 ‘High priority’ IRP update to be published soon http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-priority-irp-update-to-be-published-soon-2018-04-10 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:15:00 +0200 483396 1523361762 1523358900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718943_resized_thabanezulu0318dylan1022.jpeg Department of Energy director-general Thabane Zulu 511 287 Aton makes formal offer to M&R shareholders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aton-makes-formal-offer-to-mr-shareholders-2018-04-10 Simone Liedtke MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Tue, 10 Apr 2018 12:53:00 +0200 483395 1523357753 1523357580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Monale Ratsoma appointed as Brics bank Africa region director-general http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/monale-ratsoma-appointed-as-brics-bank-africa-region-director-general-2018-04-10 Simone Liedtke APPOINTMENT Tue, 10 Apr 2018 11:30:00 +0200 483379 1523356202 1523352600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Saftu submits first parliamentary objection to minimum wage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saftu-submits-first-parliamentary-objection-to-minimum-wage-2018-04-09 News24Wire MINIMUM WAGE Mon, 09 Apr 2018 16:28:00 +0200 483314 1523284194 1523284080 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718743_resized_saftu1022.jpg 511 287 Rand spikes on Nene comments, renewed trade war fears http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rand-spikes-on-nene-comments-renewed-trade-war-fears-2018-04-09 News24Wire ECONOMY Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:08:00 +0200 483293 1523276187 1523275680 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718693_resized_money2rand1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Global IT spending to grow to $3.7tr in 2018 amid new growth cycle – Gartner http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-it-spending-to-grow-to-37tr-in-2018-amid-new-growth-cycle-gartner-2018-04-09 Schalk Burger INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:37:00 +0200 483282 1523270706 1523270220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Govt to launch investment centre in Gauteng http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-to-launch-investment-centre-in-gauteng-2018-04-09 African News Agency INVESTMENT Mon, 09 Apr 2018 08:14:00 +0200 483199 1523255779 1523254440 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718504_resized_robdavies06171022duane.jpg DTI Minister Rob Davies 511 287 SA public servants association warns of 'drastic measures' in wage discussions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-public-servants-association-warns-of-drastic-measures-in-wage-discussions-2018-04-06 African News Agency Macro and Micro Fri, 06 Apr 2018 14:02:00 +0200 483162 1523024939 1523016120 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718423_resized_money2rand1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Visa launches challenge to create payment innovations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/visa-launches-open-innovation-fintech-challenge-to-create-payments-innovations-2018-04-06 Schalk Burger FINTECH Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481520 1522737162 1522965600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Tangible results needed to maintain business confidence momentum – Sacci http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tangible-results-needed-to-maintain-business-confidence-momentum-sacci-2018-04-05 Simone Liedtke BUSINESS Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:53:00 +0200 483070 1522936603 1522936380 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 WWF welcomes energy minister signing renewable energy contracts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wwf-welcomes-energy-minister-signing-renewable-energy-contracts-2018-04-05 African News Agency RENEWABLES Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:49:00 +0200 483056 1522933840 1522932540 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718145_resized_jeffradebe1govtza1022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 Private sector activity expands at slower pace in March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/private-sector-activity-expands-at-slower-pace-in-march-2018-04-05 Simone Liedtke PRIVATE SECTOR Thu, 05 Apr 2018 11:44:00 +0200 483004 1522921908 1522921440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 4AX acquires RainFin’s corporate debt marketplace http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/4ax-acquires-rainfins-corporate-debt-marketplace-2018-04-03 Anine Kilian FIANANCE Tue, 03 Apr 2018 16:03:00 +0200 482809 1522765342 1522764180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sars’ revenue collection increases by 6.3% y/y, but misses Treasury target http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sars-revenue-collection-increases-by-63-yy-but-misses-treasury-target-2018-04-03 Anine Kilian FINANCE Tue, 03 Apr 2018 15:40:00 +0200 482804 1522843880 1522762800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717664_resized_nhlanhlanene901151022duane.jpg Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene 511 287 Ramaphosa dealing with Moyane suspension – Nene http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-dealing-with-moyane-suspension-nene-2018-04-03 News24Wire STATE COMPANY Tue, 03 Apr 2018 15:31:00 +0200 482801 1522767417 1522762260 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717685_resized_cyrilramaphosapresidencyfeb20181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 SA welcomes Australia's retraction of controversial white farmer visa comments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-welcomes-australias-retraction-of-controversial-white-farmer-visa-comments-2018-04-02 African News Agency AUTRSALIAN APOLOGY Mon, 02 Apr 2018 18:01:00 +0200 482685 1522685072 1522684860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717348_resized_lindiwesisulu060320181022.jpg International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu 511 287