Engineering News | Macro and Micro http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/macro-and-micro Thu, 25 May 2017 10:12:28 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 AfriBusiness calls for abolishment of racially discriminatory procurement legislation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afribusiness-calls-for-abolishment-of-racially-discriminatory-procurement-legislation-2017-05-24 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Wed, 24 May 2017 16:55:00 +0200 453290 1495637808 1495637700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 AfriBusiness launches investigation into Transnet’s multiproduct pipeline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afribusiness-launches-investigation-into-transnets-multiproduct-pipeline-2017-05-24 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Wed, 24 May 2017 15:52:00 +0200 453272 1495636230 1495633920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 AMSA secures R4.5bn funding facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-secures-r45bn-funding-facility-2017-05-24 Megan van Wyngaardt STEEL Wed, 24 May 2017 14:27:00 +0200 453255 1495633878 1495628820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Adcorp posts significant loss owing to labour law changes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/adcorp-posts-significant-loss-owing-to-labour-law-changes-2017-05-24 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Wed, 24 May 2017 13:01:00 +0200 453251 1495629270 1495623660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651383_resized_businessmanstockmarkettrading1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Maswanganyi vows bold State intervention to drive transformation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maswanganyi-vows-bold-state-intervention-to-drive-transformation-2017-05-24 News24Wire TRANSPORT Wed, 24 May 2017 08:58:00 +0200 453184 1495618620 1495609080 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 DTI refuses to release list of black industrialist scheme beneficiaries for fear they will be ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-refuses-to-release-list-of-black-industrialist-scheme-beneficiaries-for-fear-they-will-be-harassed-2017-05-23 Terence Creamer INDUSTRIAL SUPPORT Tue, 23 May 2017 16:30:00 +0200 453159 1495551384 1495549800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651168_resized_robdavies110220516duane.jpeg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies 511 287 ANC dismisses Zuma removal report as 'fabrication' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/anc-dismisses-zuma-removal-report-as-fabrication-2017-05-23 Reuters POLITICS Tue, 23 May 2017 16:07:00 +0200 453151 1495550414 1495548420 1498168800 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651148_resized_jacobzuma04171022duane.jpg President Jacob Zuma 511 287 Gigaba punts financial sector reform http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gigaba-punts-financial-sector-reform-2017-05-23 African News Agency NATIONAL TREASURY Tue, 23 May 2017 15:54:00 +0200 453144 1495548642 1495547640 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Solidarity, Hospersa worried about proposed bail-out plans for SAA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solidarity-hospersa-worried-about-proposed-bail-out-plans-for-saa-2017-05-23 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Tue, 23 May 2017 15:53:00 +0200 453143 1495550944 1495547580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651127_resized_ortambointernationalairportacsasaa310220814duane.jpg 511 287 Influx of job seekers to Gauteng threatens economic momentum http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/influx-of-job-seekers-to-gauteng-threatens-economic-momentum-2017-05-23 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Tue, 23 May 2017 15:38:00 +0200 453139 1495552780 1495546680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rand firms on rumours that ANC to discuss Zuma's removal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rand-firms-on-rumours-that-anc-to-discuss-zumas-removal-2017-05-23 Reuters ECONOMY Tue, 23 May 2017 15:19:00 +0200 453134 1495545644 1495545540 1498168800 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651101_resized_cyrilramaphosajacobzumabalekambeteanc1022reuters.jpg President Jacob Zuma 511 287 Denel set on expanding business in Asia-Pacific region http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-set-on-expanding-business-in-asia-pacific-region-2017-05-23 Megan van Wyngaardt DEFENCE & AEROSPACE Tue, 23 May 2017 15:12:00 +0200 453131 1495550774 1495545120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Solidarity approaches court to revoke Eskom’s employment equity plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solidarity-approaches-court-to-revoke-eskoms-employment-equity-plan-2017-05-23 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Tue, 23 May 2017 12:46:00 +0200 453107 1495538956 1495536360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Western Cape declared disaster area to repriotise funding http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-declared-disaster-area-to-repriotise-funding-2017-05-22 Megan van Wyngaardt WATER Mon, 22 May 2017 16:15:00 +0200 453039 1495464126 1495462500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 BBC, Busa end participation partnership in Nedlac after impasse http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bbc-busa-end-participation-partnership-in-nedlac-after-impasse-2017-05-22 Natasha Odendaal COOPERATION Mon, 22 May 2017 15:59:00 +0200 453037 1495465204 1495461540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650853_resized_beebusinessconfidenceeconomic310220915duane.jpg 511 287 Entrepreneurs key to unlocking continent’s economy – AfDB report http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/entrepreneurs-key-to-unlocking-continents-economy-afdb-report-2017-05-22 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Mon, 22 May 2017 15:55:00 +0200 453035 1495465082 1495461300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Pioneer Foods posts lower earnings as external factors weigh in http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pioneer-foods-posts-lower-earnings-as-external-factors-weigh-in-2017-05-22 Megan van Wyngaardt FOOD & BEVERAGE Mon, 22 May 2017 12:12:00 +0200 452997 1495449495 1495447920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Govt officials to receive training on special economic zones in China http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-officials-to-receive-training-on-special-economic-zones-in-china-2017-05-22 African News Agency ECONOMY Mon, 22 May 2017 11:47:00 +0200 452994 1495455121 1495446420 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650738_resized_chinaflageconomy1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Economic transformation must have real content and meaning – Ramaphosa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/economic-transformation-must-have-real-content-and-meaning-ramaphosa-2017-05-22 News24Wire TRANSFORMATION Mon, 22 May 2017 08:27:00 +0200 452915 1495439188 1495434420 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650610_resized_cyrilramaphosa21022reuters.jpg Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Sub-Saharan Africa middle class represents R1.3tr a month market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sub-saharan-africa-middle-class-represents-r13tr-a-month-market-2017-05-19 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Fri, 19 May 2017 12:02:00 +0200 452857 1495196764 1495188120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Reform of South African public enterprises would help reassure investors – IMF http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reform-of-south-african-public-enterprises-would-help-reassure-investors-imf-2017-05-19 Terence Creamer ECONOMY Fri, 19 May 2017 09:45:00 +0200 452828 1495183603 1495179900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650359_resized_imfbloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 South Africa remains largest FDI hub in Africa, report shows http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-remains-largest-fdi-hub-in-africa-report-2017-05-19 Mia Breytenbach INVESTMENT Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451758 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647481_resized_johannesburgcity20207duane1022.jpg LEADING DESTINATION South Africa had an 6.9% increase in foreign direct investment projects in 2016, according to financial services advisory firm EY’s latest ‘Africa Attractiveness’ report 511 287 ‘Hard Brexit’ may have negative consequences for South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hard-brexit-may-have-negative-consequences-for-south-africa-2017-05-18 Terence Creamer TRADE RELATIONS Thu, 18 May 2017 16:50:00 +0200 452790 1495121702 1495119000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650183_resized_profpetersinclair205171022duane.jpg British economist Professor Peter Sinclair 511 287 South Africa’s foreign debt downgrade not the worst-case scenario http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-foreign-debt-downgrade-not-the-worst-case-scenario-2017-05-18 Natasha Odendaal ECONOMY Thu, 18 May 2017 15:53:00 +0200 452768 1495179357 1495115580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650129_resized_azarjammine201051022.jpg Econometrix chief economist Dr Azar Jammine 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69003_2017-05-18_junkstatus_-_hd_web.mp449158616Econometrix director and chief economist Azar Jammine discusses South Africa's junk status and why it is not the worst case scenario. Date recorded: 18.05.2017. Camerawork and videoediting: Nicholas Boyd. Econometrix director and chief economist Azar Jammine discusses South Africa's junk status and why it is not the worst case scenario. Date recorded: 18.05.2017. Camerawork and videoediting: Nicholas Boyd. Sarec again defends renewable energy programme in light of proposed coal station closures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sarec-again-defends-renewable-energy-programme-in-light-of-proposed-coal-station-closures-2017-05-18 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Thu, 18 May 2017 15:48:00 +0200 452766 1495116927 1495115280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650122_resized_kendalpowerstationcoal410220717duane.jpg 511 287 Afrimat posts strong FY17 results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrimat-posts-strong-fy17-results-2017-05-18 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Thu, 18 May 2017 15:44:00 +0200 452763 1495115351 1495115040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Public Works sets sights on 1.4m work opportunities this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-works-sets-sights-on-14m-work-opportunities-this-year-2017-05-18 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Thu, 18 May 2017 15:37:00 +0200 452760 1495115182 1495114620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Stefanutti Stocks’ FY earnings drop as settlement with govt plays out http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stefanutti-stocks-fy-earnings-drop-as-settlement-with-govt-plays-out-2017-05-18 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Thu, 18 May 2017 15:35:00 +0200 452758 1495115732 1495114500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Consumer debt to municipalities still at R117bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consumer-debt-to-municipalities-still-at-r117bn-2017-05-18 African News Agency MUNICIPALITIES Thu, 18 May 2017 15:13:00 +0200 452752 1495114340 1495113180 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 South Africa's rand falls nearly 3% on US political turmoil http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-rand-falls-nearly-3-on-us-political-turmoil-2017-05-18 Reuters CURRENCY Thu, 18 May 2017 12:38:00 +0200 452718 1495109421 1495103880 1497736800 Reuters 0 0 Gemgrow declares maiden dividend http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gemgrow-declares-maiden-dividend-2017-05-17 Megan van Wyngaardt PROPERTY Wed, 17 May 2017 16:46:00 +0200 452644 1495033169 1495032360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Building African brands a feature of African Utility Week http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/building-african-brands-a-feature-of-african-utility-week-2017-05-17 Kim Cloete AFRICAN UTILITY WEEK Wed, 17 May 2017 16:32:00 +0200 452639 1495031641 1495031520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Africa’s Agoa eligibility likely to come under pressure before 2025, trade expert warns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-agoa-eligibility-to-come-under-pressure-well-of-2025-trade-expert-warns-2017-05-17 Terence Creamer TRADE Wed, 17 May 2017 16:05:00 +0200 452636 1495031078 1495029900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649762_resized_peterdraper05171022.jpg Tutwa Consulting Group MD Peter Draper 511 287 Retailers will face economic pressure for at least two years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/retailers-will-face-economic-pressure-for-at-least-two-years-2017-05-17 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Wed, 17 May 2017 15:30:00 +0200 452625 1495029413 1495027800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649742_resized_springsmall403171022duane.jpg 511 287 South African online retail underwhelming – Investec analyst http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-online-retail-underwhelming-investec-analyst-2017-05-17 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Wed, 17 May 2017 14:44:00 +0200 452616 1495026746 1495025040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649720_resized_springsmall503171022duane.jpg 511 287 Ransomware attacks should be tackled through a 'people-process-technology triangle' – Deloitte http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ransomware-attacks-should-be-tackled-through-a-people-process-technology-triangle-deloitte-2017-05-16 Megan van Wyngaardt SECURITY Tue, 16 May 2017 16:39:00 +0200 452526 1494946785 1494945540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Denel says it continues talks with National Treasury over Denel Asia JV http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-says-it-continues-talks-with-national-treasury-over-denel-asia-jv-2017-05-16 Megan van Wyngaardt DEFENCE & AEROSPACE Tue, 16 May 2017 14:47:00 +0200 452494 1494948051 1494938820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0