R/€ = 14.20
R/$ = 11.26
Au 1218.11 $/oz
Pt 1285.00 $/oz
Jul 27, 2012
Visitors can expect to be thrilled over the five days of magnificent displays
Jul 31, 2009
South African uniform solutions specialist, The Kit Group is negotiating with relevant stakeholders in Zimbabwe’s mining and agricultural sectors to supply uniforms and accessories.
Apr 17, 2009
The South African Navy has confirmed that it is seeking to establish a new Marine Sea Safety Training Centre (MSSTC), in the Western Cape, through a public–private partnership (PPP) model. However, it declined to provide a capital expenditure estimate for the...
Apr 17, 2009
A constant challenge faced by accredited fire and first-aid training provider South African Fire and Medical Academy (Safma) is that there are too many businesses that place production above fire and occupational risk to employees, says Safma director Mark Ackers
Mar 30, 2009
The Department of Health (DoH) would soon take occupation of its newly refurbished, and energy efficient headquarters in the Pretoria’s central business district, as contractor Grinaker-LTA said it neared completion of the R580-million project. The project, which...
Feb 25, 2009
Modular buildings manufacturer Kwikspace has entered into an agreement with State-owned electricity producer Eskom’s Kusile power station, to supply R46,2-million worth of modular accommodation units. “This project is a first in the prefabricated industry as some...
Jan 30, 2009
A number of serious challenges face the logistics industry in the year ahead, with ever-increasing costs being the most severe of those, says the Road Freight Association (RFA) technical operations officer Gavin Kelly.
Sep 05, 2008
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Dec 14, 2007
Eleven of the twelve astronauts who walked on the moon were Boy Scouts. The youngest climber of the highest peaks on all seven continents is a scout. The first non-top solo flight around the world was made by a scout.
Sep 14, 2007
The rope access and fall arrest industry will be changing over to National Qualifications Framework (NQF) standards from October this year. This will also include separate standards for fall arrest technicians.
Aug 10, 2007
A new essential oils facility, manufactured by engineering company Joint Advanced Manufacturing (JAM), promises to alleviate rural poverty by providing a sustainable platform for the distillation of various crops for the essential oils market.
Jun 09, 2006
South Africa-based companies Grinaker-LTA M&E and DCD-Dorbyl Heavy Engi-neering will operate a world-class offshore oil and gas fabrication facility at Saldanha, off the Western Cape coast.
Feb 17, 2006
Eastern Cape’s FST Consulting Engineers, which has its core business in infrastructure development of water, sanitation, solid waste, roads and township sectors, reports that it is currently busy with the N2 to Kei Mouth road upgrade for the Department of Roads...
Jan 17, 2006
South African gold mine South Deep, a Placer Dome/Western Areas joint venture, completed one-million underground fatality free shifts on January 7, and one year fatality free on January 10.
Dec 02, 2005
The Cosira group was one of the first structural-steel fabricators to go the black ?economic-empowerment (BEE) route and, in 2002, it sold 30% of its equity shareholding to the black empowered TIH group.
Aug 05, 2005
Local company Saitek Coatings, founded in 1991, is recognised as one of the top ten applicators and access specialists in South Africa.
Mar 11, 2005
One miner was killed and 20 other were hospitalised after an earthquake in Stilfontein hit gold producer DRDGold's North West Operations on Wednesday, the company reported yesterday afternoon.
Feb 10, 2005
Following a spate of fatalities and injuries at several of South African petrochemicals giant Sasol's operations recently, chief executive Pieter Cox yesterday vehemently defended the group's safety record and highlighted efforts to further improve occupational...
Jan 14, 2005
Local automotive company DaimlerChrysler South Africa (DCSA) has launched a reference guide for bus and taxi operators called Buslane, ultimately aimed at uplifting the professionalism in the industry, says DCSA management board member commercial vehicles Geoff du...
Apr 09, 2004
The South African Emergency Services Institute (Saesi) reports that the local fire-services sector faces severe budget constraints, which influence service delivery.