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Fostering innovation will put South Africa on a higher growth trajectory

By: Schalk Burger     3rd November 2017 Harnessing the potential of innovation through an improved business climate for startups, skilled immigration, trade facilitation and competition in information and communication technology (ICT), as well as easier access to research and development (R&D) tax incentives, would significantly help... 

Fostering innovation will put South Africa on a higher growth trajectory

By: Schalk Burger     3rd November 2017 “Harnessing the potential of innovation through an improved business climate for startups, skilled immigration, trade facilitation, competition in information and communication technology, as well as easier access to research and development tax incentives would significantly help to create jobs... 

Universal Storage Systems

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd November 2017 From its head offices at 6 Kruger road, Strijdom Park, Johannesburg, Universal Storage Systems offers steel racking, shelving and mezzanine storage solutions to the national and international markets. With branches in Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Nelspruit, Universal Storage Systems’... 

Hyprop, Attacq acquire Nigeria mall

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     17th November 2015 Marking its first investment in Nigeria, local real estate investment trust Hyprop acquired 75% of Lagos-based Ikeja City Mall. Fellow JSE-listed real estate capital growth fund Attacq acquired the remaining 25%. 

MTN named Africa’s top brand

By: Natalie Greve     23rd October 2015 Demonstrating that established brands continue to hold sway on the continent, telecommunications provider MTN has retained the Best Brand in Africa title, clinching the Grand Prix award at the Brand Africa awards ceremony, in Johannesburg, on Thursday evening. The South Africa-based mobile group... 

Recognition of brand excellence at the 2015 Sunday Times Top Brands Awards

27th August 2015 The 17th Annual Sunday Times Top Brands Awards took place yesterday at the luxurious Maslow Hotel Ballroom in Sandton. The awards are held in honour of brands rated by users and non-users in the Business and Consumer sector. The research and fieldwork is conducted by TNS. Well-known local... 

SuperSport crowned 2014 Engen Champ of Champs

13th October 2014 SuperSport United were crowned the inaugural Under 17 Engen Champ of Champs after beating Bidvest Wits 1-0 at Soweto’s Nike Centre On Sunday afternoon. A second half strike by Zama Rambuweni was enough to hand United the trophy and the R15 000 cheque after a goalless first half. 

A new era in youth football – the Engen Champ of Champs

6th October 2014 Youth football is set to rise to the next level when the Engen Champ of Champs U17 tournament kicks off at the Nike Centre in Pimville, Soweto from 10th to 12th October, 2014. Hosted by Engen’s football partners Supersport United FC, the Engen Champ of Champs ushers in a new era for grassroots... 

East Rand Galleria to receive a R411 million major revamp and to be renamed East Point as it enters a new era of shopping

30th June 2014 One of South Africa’s landmark shopping destinations, East Rand Galleria in Boksburg, which connects to East Rand Mall to create a 110,000sqm retail powerhouse, is receiving a major R411 million reconfiguration and renovation from owners, JSE-listed SA Corporate Real Estate Fund. Originally Pick... 

Capillary Technologies Extends Global Footprint to South Africa

20th November 2013 Capillary Technologies, a leading provider of cloud software solutions that help businesses to engage intelligently with their customers through mobile, social and in-store channels, has announced its entry into the South African market with new offices in Johannesburg and a strategic new... 

Focused on developing skills of entrepreneurs

By: Jonathan Rodin     6th September 2013 Three hundred women entrepreneurs will, as part of the 10 000 Women project, have received business and management training by the end of the year from the Gordon Institute of Business Science (Gibs), in Illovo, Johannesburg. The project, which is funded by Goldman-Sachs and managed and... 

High-quality products from rubber residues

By: Karel Smrcka     22nd March 2013 Rubber residues can be down-cycled to floor coverings and safety crashpads and, for the first time, it can also be also processed into high-quality plastics. A new kind of material makes this possible – the environment-friendly material mix is called EPMT. 

Intermodal combines road and rail for big benefits

8th March 2013 With road congestion, environmental issues and South Africa’s high logistics costs increasingly under the spotlight – and hampering our ability to compete in the global marketplace – the time is ideal for an “intermodal renaissance” that will enable South African companies to leverage the... 

RMB Ventures invests in footwear and clothing retailer Studio 88

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     2nd October 2012 Private equity investor RMB Ventures, a subsidiary of FirstRand, has purchased a significant minority interest in footwear and apparel retailer Studio 88 Group. The transaction would see RMB Ventures investing alongside three of the four original founders of the group, including Laurence... 

Company Announcement: Green Computing and Sustainable Manufacturing

16th April 2012 Speaking at the recent Green Computing Conference that was held in Johannesburg, Kevin Dees, Technology Director for Adapt IT Solutions, said that visibility and awareness around greener environments is growing. 


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