Engineering News | Trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/trade Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:06:57 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Chamber helps Italian companies prosper in S Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chamber-helps-italian-companies-prosper-in-s-africa-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Trade Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465970 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Event drives partnerships at the highest levels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-drives-partnerships-at-the-highest-levels-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Trade Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466081 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681055_resized_saitalyindabalaunch0920171022.jpg COMMITMENT TO COLLABORATION Nico de Kock, Phindile Baleni and Paolo Borzatta signed an agreement of collaboration between Gauteng and Italy at the launch of the South Africa-Italy Summit/Indaba 511 287 Italian company ensures engineering success in KZN http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/italian-company-ensures-engineering-success-in-kzn-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Trade Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466283 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681439_resized_maccaferrimtedgecombeproject0920171022.jpg MAMMOTH TASK Careful project management ensured that each of the nine mechanically stabilised earth walls was constructed and delivered to site as it was needed 511 287 Open immigration regime central to S Africa’s growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/open-immigration-regime-central-to-s-africas-growth-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Trade Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465973 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680759_resized_garyeisenbergeisenbergassociates0820171022.jpg GARY EISENBERG South Africa’s foreign policy should never lose sight of the historical benefits that have streamed into South Africa from Italy 511 287 Construction management council establishes transformation committee http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/council-establishes-transformation-committee-opens-channels-for-reporting-of-misconduct-2017-10-13 Dylan Slater Construction Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466651 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682221_resized_img9033edteedcopyfotor.jpg Tjiamogale Manchidi Demographic representativeness in the project and construction management professions is crucial 511 287 WWF, AfDB partner on Africa Nationally Determined Contributions Hub http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wwf-afdb-partner-on-africa-nationally-determined-contributions-hub-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach CLIMATE CHANGE Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466655 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682233_resized_climatechangedrought032017bloombergjpg1022.jpg FOCUS AREA The Africa Nationally Determined Contributions Hub focuses on fostering of long-term climate action 511 287 Construction starts on new R500m office tower development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/property-developer-starts-construction-of-new-r500m-office-tower-development-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466637 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682176_resized_properttydevelopmentablanddhk35lowerlongperspective0920171022.jpg ENVISAGED DESIGN The building will have a modern look, characterised by dynamic glazed façades of floor–to-ceiling heights 511 287 Recycling sustainability requires ongoing investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/recycling-sustainability-requires-ongoing-investment-mpact-2017-10-13 Dylan Slater Recycling Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466661 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 China says EU, US trade moves lack awareness of WTO rules http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-says-eu-us-trade-moves-lack-awareness-of-wto-rules-2017-10-12 Reuters TRADE Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:29:00 +0200 467532 1507793501 1507793340 1510437600 Reuters 0 0 One year into new trade deal, European commissioner urges South African firms to take fuller ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/one-year-into-new-trade-deal-european-commissioner-urges-south-african-firms-to-take-fuller-advantage-2017-10-11 Terence Creamer TRADE RELATIONS Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:20:00 +0200 467485 1507732933 1507731600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684075_resized_ceciliamalmstrom1022bloomberg.jpg European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström 511 287 DTI calls for resolution on outstanding Doha issues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-calls-for-resolution-on-outstanding-doha-issues-2017-10-10 Schalk Burger TRADE Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:02:00 +0200 467246 1507638913 1507633320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Brazil revives African ties, eyes expanding market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brazil-revives-african-ties-eyes-expanding-market-2017-10-10 Reuters AGRICULTURE & MANUFACTURING Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:32:00 +0200 467209 1507627535 1507624320 1510264800 Reuters 0 0 Supply chain management key to industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modern-automotive-supply-chain-management-key-to-success-2017-10-06 Robyn Wilkinson Trade Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465386 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679387_resized_gregclineinvestecimportsolutions0820171022.jpg GREG CLINE Automotive aftermarket imports are growing owing to the depressed state of the economy shifting buying behaviour 511 287 UK unveils post-Brexit bilateral commitment to South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-provides-more-funds-for-trade-with-south-africa-with-renewed-bilateral-commitment-to-post-brexit-business-2017-10-06 Keith Campbell Trade & Investment Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465844 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Closed steel mill discovering new life as an industrial park http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-business-strategy-creates-sustainability-for-steel-and-vanadium-industrial-park-2017-10-06 Mia Breytenbach INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464935 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678641_resized_highveldhiveldadminbuildingandsteelworks1022.jpg CAPITAL LOCATION in less than a year of being operational, Highveld Industrial Park has set up a sustainable business 511 287 South Africa continues on path of deindustrialisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-continues-on-path-of-deindustrialisation-2017-10-05 Natasha Odendaal LOCALISATION Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:56:00 +0200 466891 1507211431 1507208160 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682895_resized_garthstrachan05151022duane.jpg Department of Trade and Industry industrial development deputy director-general Garth Strachan 511 287 Fourth Industrial Revolution prioritises innovation – Davies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fourth-industrial-revolution-prioritises-innovation-rob-davies-2017-10-05 Keith Campbell INNOVATION AND INDUSTRY Thu, 05 Oct 2017 11:12:00 +0200 466828 1507197540 1507194720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682688_resized_robdavies06171022duane.jpg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies 511 287 Good corporate governance integral to mitigating risk – Manuel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/good-corporate-governance-integral-to-mitigating-risk-manuel-2017-10-03 Ilan Solomons ECONOMY Tue, 03 Oct 2017 15:30:00 +0200 466608 1507037981 1507037400 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682119_resized_trevormanuel210221111duane.jpg Former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel 511 287 New-vehicle sales up 6.3% y/y in September http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vehicle-sales-up-63-yy-in-september-2017-10-02 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:17:00 +0200 466492 1506952250 1506950220 1509573600 Reuters 0 0 Trade surplus eases to R6bn in August http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-surplus-eases-to-r6bn-in-august-2017-09-29 Reuters ECONOMY Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:03:00 +0200 466382 1506690351 1506690180 1509228000 Reuters 0 0 Continued development and investment for KZN SEZ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continued-development-and-investment-for-kzn-sez-2017-09-29 Marleny Arnoldi Trade Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464599 1506412360 1506636000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677745_resized_idubecoldstoragedubetradeportsez20171022.jpg KEEP IT COOL The iDube Cold Storage facility caters for meat importers servicing local retailers and for exports of dairy, concentrate and citrus to international markets 511 287 Small businesses remain optimistic, despite volatility and uncertainties http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-small-businesses-remain-optimistic-despite-volatility-uncertainties-2017-09-29 Mia Breytenbach SMALL BUSINESS Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464689 1506412362 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677982_resized_africancraftshopjohannesburgbloomberg1022.jpg HELPING HAND Some small business owners want the government to provide more funding and some believe government should grant tax breaks for their business 511 287 BMG invests R400m in Joburg distribution centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solutions-providers-r400m-world-site-facility-to-enhance-service-capability-2017-09-29 Mia Breytenbach Distribution Centre Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464912 1506948130 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678606_resized_bmgworldsite0920171022.jpg WORLD-CLASS FACILITY BMG’s R400-million investment to upgrade its existing Droste Park facilities into a leading-edge distribution centre, centralises functional and support operations 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71022_2017-09-15_bmg_-_hd_web.mp413548174BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Growthpoint launches South Africa’s first dual-certified property portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growthpoint-launches-south-africas-first-dual-certified-property-portfolio-2017-09-28 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:57:00 +0200 466244 1506688987 1506607020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681290_resized_growthpointpropertiesofficedivsiondirectorrudolfpienaar0920171022.jpg Growthpoint Properties office division director Rudolf Pienaar 511 287 Industries should prepare for increased use of HFO gases http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industries-should-prepare-for-increased-use-of-hfo-gases-2017-09-22 Nadine James Trade Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464182 1505744422 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677043_resized_agassouthafricajohannesburgfacility09171022.jpg MULTiFACETED OPERATION A-Gas offers a range of products to assist across a broad range of sectors, including shipping, refrigeration, air conditioning, automotive and mining 511 287 Manufacturer looks to strengthen position in HVAC sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-looks-to-strengthen-position-in-hvac-sector-2017-09-22 Nadine James Trade Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464005 1505744422 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676971_resized_ltpbecohvacunitseweurodrive02171022.jpg ENHANCED CLIMATE CONTROL The improved functionality of the LTP-B Eco HVAC drive enures that managers can run a fan when needed, representing a major advantage in terms of energy-saving 511 287 New chillers, heat pumps launch next month http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-chillers-heat-pumps-launch-next-month-2017-09-22 Nadine James Trade Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464035 1505744422 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676968_resized_neilcameronjohnsoncontrolsafricagm09171022.jpg NEIL CAMERON The main driver of the mid-capacity sector is the type of construction currently favoured by South African developers 511 287 Product presentation showcases VRF technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/product-presentation-showcases-vfr-technology-2017-09-22 Nadine James Trade Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464022 1505744422 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676974_resized_toshibashrmetechnologyhvacahicarrier09171022.jpg NEW & IMPROVED The SHRM-e series variable refrigerant flow system has various new features and improves on the shortcomings of previous systems 511 287 New export cluster aims to improve intra-African trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-export-cluster-aims-to-improve-inter-africa-trade-2017-09-01 David Oliveira TRADE FACILITATION Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462773 1505744423 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Big room for improvement in payment of suppliers by government http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/room-for-improvement-in-government-payment-of-suppliers-small-business-organisation-2017-09-22 Mia Breytenbach SMALL BUSINESS Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464499 1505744423 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677560_resized_fnbcurrencyjohannesburgbloomberg1022.jpg ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT There still remain outstanding and unpaid invoices of up to R5.3-billion 511 287 Rocla marks 100 years in SA precast concrete market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rocla-celebrates-centenary-by-focusing-on-customer-satisfaction-2017-09-22 Dylan Slater Construction Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464522 1505744423 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Intercontinental alignment agrees to increased economic cooperation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/intercontinental-alignment-agrees-to-increased-economic-cooperation-2017-09-22 Keith Campbell Trade & Investment Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464448 1505744423 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 More British funds for trade with South Africa and renewed bilateral commitment to post-Brexit trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-british-funds-for-trade-with-south-africa-and-renewed-bilateral-commitment-to-post-brexit-trade-2017-09-20 Keith Campbell TRADE AND INVESTMENT Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:48:00 +0200 465462 1505918429 1505915280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679464_resized_robdaviesinvestsa1022.jpg Dr Liam Fox (left) and Dr Rob Davies (right) outside the InvestSA One-Stop Shop in Pretoria 511 287 South Africa leads AU trade ministers in discussions on WTO issues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-leads-au-trade-ministers-in-discussions-on-wto-issues-2017-09-19 African News Agency TRADE Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:25:00 +0200 465184 1505825448 1505802300 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 TFTA negotiations to conclude by end 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tfta-negotiations-to-conclude-by-end-2017-2017-09-15 Schalk Burger FREE TRADE Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:52:00 +0200 464920 1505485209 1505483520 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678634_resized_sadceactradeaccess08171022.jpg South Africa Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, Ugandan Minister Amelia Anne Kyambadde, Deputy Ministers, and senior officials after the 11th bilateral TFTA meeting 511 287 BMG launches R400m World site facility in Gauteng http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-launches-r400m-world-site-facility-in-gauteng-2017-09-15 Mia Breytenbach MANUFACTURING/ENGINEERING Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:22:00 +0200 464899 1506948141 1505478120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678545_resized_bmgworldsite0920171022.jpg BMG World site, Johannesburg, Gauteng 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71266_2017-09-15_bmg.mp411126661BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Equipment manufacturer inaugurates new facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-manufacturer-inaugurates-new-facility-2017-09-15 Mia Breytenbach CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463804 1505199167 1505426400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676183_resized_capitalequipmentcaterpillarfacility0920171022.jpg SHEER ADVANTAGE The 60 000 m2 facility allows for the ability to work more efficiently while increasing capacity to provide unmatched parts availability for customers across Africa 511 287