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Nov 27, 2015
Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) will have supplied more than 300 trucks to the JSE-listed Imperial group by June next year, in a deal worth more than R500-million, says Mercedes-Benz Trucks head Clinton Savage. Imperial and MBSA concluded the deal – “on a...
Nov 27, 2015
WEST COAST ONE The 94 MW wind farm will counteract more than 5 billion tons of carbon emiision
Impoverished communities near rural Vredenburg, 130 km north of Cape Town, are starting to reap the benefits from the West Coast One wind project, which became fully-operational in June, and is operated by a consortium comprising financial services provider Investec,...
Nov 26, 2015
The Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa grouping’s New Development Bank (NDB) has announced the allocation of formal responsibilities to the bank’s four VPs. VP Xian Zhu would be responsible for operations, including project lending, operational compliance...
Nov 25, 2015
Aluminum producer Alcoa Inc said it named Roy Harvey chief executive of its traditional aluminum smelting and refining operations, which would be separated from its faster growing plane and car parts business. Harvey, 41, is currently the president of Alcoa's global...
Nov 24, 2015
South Africa’s economy grew marginally by 0.7% in the third quarter of 2015, Statistics SA announced on Tuesday. The gross domestic product (GDP) announcement comes after a second-quarter contraction of 1.3%.
Nov 20, 2015
Investing in the correct, sustainable infrastructure in African cities like Johannesburg as well as in Asia over the coming decades is fundamental for ensuring prosperity, not only for the continent, but globally, Paul Clements-Hunt, CEO of The Blended Capital Group...
Nov 19, 2015
SAA board chairperson Dudu Miyeni on Wednesday asked for seven days within which to tell MPs whether she would resign from her position or not. Briefing Parliament’s standing committee on finance and its portfolio committee on public enterprises, Miyeni came under...
Nov 18, 2015
The latest Vehicle Pricing Index (VPI) released by vehicle risk intelligence company TransUnion reveals that new-vehicle price inflation in South Africa continued to slow in the third quarter of 2015, despite significant rand depreciation and rising living costs....
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Nov 13, 2015
Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) will have supplied more than 300 trucks to the JSE-listed Imperial group by June next year, in a deal worth more than R500-million, says Mercedes-Benz Trucks head Clinton Savage. Imperial and MBSA concluded the deal – “on a...
Nov 13, 2015
FOUNDATION JOBS COMPLETED Franki Africa's tender submissions were based on predrilled driven cast-in-situ piles
Specialist geotechnical contractor Franki Africa completed two piled foundation contracts – for a new international conference centre (ICC) and a new five-star Fish Hotel – in the second quarter of this year, for the Swaziland Ministry of Economic Planning, in...
Nov 12, 2015
Despite efforts to boost so-called green economies, the Group of Twenty (G20) international governments had provided $452-billion a year in subsidies to produce fossil fuels in 2013 and 2014, a new report has shown. That was almost four times the amount that the...
Nov 11, 2015
Dipula Income Fund today reported an increase of 33% in distributable earnings for its financial year to 31 August 2015, during a period of remarkable growth. Dipula’s combined growth in distribution per share of 7.05% is up on its half year distribution growth of...
Nov 10, 2015
The Department of Trade and Industry has invited the public to submit comments on the draft Amended Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Property Sector Code, aimed at reversing the legacy of the Native Land Act, 27 of 1913, and subsequent discriminatory...
Nov 10, 2015
Driver-partners of internet riDe-sharing service Uber will have easier access to cars following a R200-million agreement with vehicle finance provider WesBank and FirstRand’s enterprise Development fund Vumela. The companies announced on Tuesday in Johannesburg that...
Nov 06, 2015
Quercus Investment Partners cofounder and CEO Diego Biasi
Italian businessperson and philanthropist Diego Biasi talks to Tracy Hancock of Engineering News about his road to donating millions of rands to the Children’s Hospital Trust in aid of the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, in Cape Town, after his success in...
Nov 06, 2015
Nov 05, 2015
Specialist risk finance group Business Partners has launched a dedicated R300-million fund earmarked for the financing of new or existing small, medium-sized and microenterprises (SMMEs) in the South African renewable-energy space, providing equity and debt finance...
Nov 05, 2015
Canada's new Liberal Cabinet, led by PM Justin Truedeau.
Shortly after being sworn in as Canada’s twenty-third Prime Minister on Wednesday morning, Justin Trudeau announced a new gender-equal Cabinet, including Manitoba MP James Carr as Minister of Natural Resources. In his new capacity, Carr assumed responsibility for...
Nov 02, 2015
Edna Molwewa
Four weeks ahead of the twenty-first Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in Paris, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has come out against what she describes as a reluctance by developed...
Nov 02, 2015
KPS Aysegul Sultan
Ghana, which became the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to gain independence more than five decades ago, is poised to notch up another major later this month, when it starts feeding electricity generated from a utility-sized floating power plant directly into its...
Oct 30, 2015
South Africa remained divided into two economies and, a year after its establishment, the Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) was working relentlessly to narrow the rift, Minister Lindiwe Zulu said on Friday. South Africa’s “first” economy was modern,...
Oct 30, 2015
A new Web-based matchmaker system that pairs up small, medium-sized and microenterprises (SMMEs) with potential government and private sector financiers has been launched to unlock access to finance for aspiring entrepreneurs. Finfind, launched at the second National...
Oct 30, 2015
With the current oil price hovering at $50/bl, governments will come under increasing pressure to entice investors not to put their oil and gas exploration and production projects on hold, says Martin Kavanagh, partner in global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills,...
Oct 30, 2015
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Oct 29, 2015
The Competition Tribunal has approved a joint venture by Hollard Insurance and FirstRand (WesBank), called Newco, to provide vehicle financing, as well as insurance and noninsurance motor value-added products (VAP). While the matter was heard on Wednesday, judgment...
Oct 29, 2015
Jean-Bernard Ruggieri
Canada’s official trade finance agency, Export Development Canada (EDC), has formally established permanent offices in Johannesburg, from where it aims to facilitate $10-billion-worth of business between sub-Saharan African and Canadian companies over the coming five...
Oct 28, 2015
Aim-listed explorer African Potash has advised that its investment banking adviser Loita Capital Partners International has arranged an offtaker finance facility term sheet with local bank Ecobank Malawi in respect of African Potash’s fertiliser trading operations on...
Oct 28, 2015
Renewable energy projects financed by Standard Bank are currently producing more  than 40% of the 1 760 Megawatts  by Independent Power Producers, under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Procurement Programme, , delivering roughly the same amount of power that...
Oct 27, 2015
Canadian gold miner Yamana Gold has clinched three metal purchase agreements with streaming firm Sandstorm Gold to raise $152-million that would be used towards extinguishing the company’s revolving credit facility, as Yamana seeks to increase its available cash...
Oct 27, 2015
Blade Nzimande
An announcement would be made on Thursday as to where government is going to find the R2.6-billion it is going to cost the fiscus to scrap university fee increases for 2016, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said on Tuesday. Opening a debate on higher...
Oct 27, 2015
Replacing Ryan Torvik, who had been with the company since the prefeasibility stage of the flagship Karma gold mine, in Burkina Faso, TSX-V-listed True Gold Mining has appointed Peter Hardie as CFO, effective November 2. He would join the company from gold, copper...
Oct 26, 2015
The World Economic Forum’s annual summit on the global agenda running in Abu Dhabi until Tuesday brings together more than 900 leading international experts in fields as diverse as nuclear security, climate change, religion and robotics. Many of the global challenges...
Oct 23, 2015
British Columbia’s economy had historically been firmly rooted in mining and, with a slew of new projects progressing through the permitting stage, the provincial government was ready for them to plug into its vast grid, brim-full of renewable electricity, and to...
Oct 23, 2015
President Jacob Zuma has urged the responsible Ministries and government departments in South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo to finalise all outstanding issues regarding the project.
Oct 23, 2015
As the rental housing market becomes a more feasible option for South Africans, banking services company Nedbank granted a R62.3-million loan facility to property developers Rilamax – which is part of the Realgrowth Group – for the development of affordable rental...
Oct 22, 2015
Focus on improving farm management and exploring high-yield farming methods have never been more important for smallholder farmers than at present, says FNB Agriculture information and marketing head Dawie Maree. In a statement released on Thursday, he stressed that...
Oct 21, 2015
Differentiation and creating a competitive edge are critical to the success in today’s fast-paced, highly consumerised environment. However, achieving this can be a challenging task for any business, and the banking and financial services sector is no different....
Oct 20, 2015
Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills is opening its first African office, in Johannesburg, to take advantage of the growing market on the continent, while delivering tailored offerings to sectors such as energy, infrastructure and mining. "Africa is a core feature...
Oct 19, 2015
President Jacob Zuma has urged the responsible Ministries and government departments in South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to finalise all outstanding issues regarding the $80-billion Grand Inga hydropower project, to “pave the way for the...
Oct 16, 2015
JSE-listed Hwange Colliery has appointed Jemister Chininga as chairperson to succeed Farai Mutamangira, who is stepping down to pursue other interests. Mutamangira had been chairperson since August 2011.
Oct 16, 2015
Rockwell Diamonds CEO James Campbell
After suspending its finance-raising efforts at the end of August amid the downturn in global commodity and equity markets, diamond explorer Rockwell Diamonds has described the ongoing challenge of balancing its working capital requirements with its debt obligations,...
Oct 16, 2015
The impact of any takeover of SABMiller by AB InBev on the South African economy will be an important consideration, National Treasury said on Thursday. It said Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will apply his mind to any application by AB InBev to acquire the shares...
Oct 15, 2015
NREL CEO Dr Dan Arvizu
The head of US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has cautioned South African policymakers to cater for the emergence of “disruptive” energy technologies while still making the short-term decisions required to improve the reliability...
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