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Topic - Port Elizabeth
Jul 28, 2015
Transnet National Ports Authority CIO Mmutle Lentle
State-owned enterprise Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA’s) new Web-based integrated port management system (IPMS) went live on July 26 at the Port of Durban, with crude oil tanker Colorado being the first vessel to be brought into the port using the new...
Jul 27, 2015
Investment intent by international investor and national memorandum of understanding paving the way for Coega Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing Cluster  THE Eastern Cape’s aerospace industry in Nelson Mandela Bay is taking off thanks to several new developments....
Jul 24, 2015
Imagine that you run a canned-food factory and you decide to extend the plant by 25%. You will have to find a design team and building contractors.  Or imagine that you are tasked with extending the Richards Bay harbour substantially and the estimate is that this...
Jul 24, 2015
South African low cost carrier (LCC) FlySafair, which started operations in October last year, has announced that it is upgrading its fleet with three new generation Boeing 737-800 airliners. Furthermore, along with the new aircraft the airline will be introducing a...
Jul 23, 2015
Isuzu truck with a Kanu-fitted body
Isuzu Truck South Africa (ITSA) has acquired Kanu Commercial Body Construction, as well as Automotive Chassis Technologies (ACT), both from Port Elizabeth, in a 100% buyout, effective from August. The transaction will see ITSA morph from a pure commercial...
Jul 22, 2015
Unless the manufacturing and retail sectors achieved a significant performance turnaround, strong growth in the industrial property market cannot be expected, Rode & Associates chief property economist Erwin Rode says, noting that the growth in manufacturing output...
Jul 21, 2015
Durban’s ageing dry dock will be closed for two months while Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) completes a R30-million repair to its badly corroded outer caisson. Deputy port engineer Dumisani Mkhize told a press briefing in Durban on Monday that routine...
Jul 15, 2015
Kicking off the initial leg of the three-phase, R900-million Southern Region construction project, the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has started upgrading a 47 km stretch of the N2 highway between Grahamstown and the Fish River pass, in the...
Jul 14, 2015
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Jul 07, 2015
RESIDENTS of Airport Valley in Port Elizabeth’s Walmer Township in Port Elizabeth are safer and better lit this winter, thanks to a multimillion rand electrical reticulation project that has provided a thousand shacks with formal connections and prepaid electricity...
Jul 03, 2015
The Baywest Mall officially opened its doors in May.
Jun 26, 2015
HYDROGEN FUEL CELL SYSTEM Each of the twelve cylinders can provide 10 kWh of backup power
The South African Department of Science and Technology (DST), in partnership with JSE-listed miner Anglo American Platinum and gas products company Air Products, has rolled out three 5 kW hydrogen fuel cell systems to provide backup power for three schools in the...
Jun 26, 2015
Port Elizabeth: Alternative accommodation for Cacadu district office, (Sarah Baartman) for SASSA. Eastern Cape: National Department of Public Works: Procurement: SCM, South Africa LSPE11/2015 Tel (041) 408 2076 CD July 15, 2015 at 11:00.
Jun 25, 2015
Billion Group founder and property entrepreneur Sisa Ngebulana this morning officially opened South Africa’s newest regional mall, Mthatha’s 60,000m² BT Ngebs City – a development inspired by his entrepreneurial grandfather – to rousing applause from government,...
Jun 25, 2015
Jun 23, 2015
A BURSARY from the South African National Roads Agency Limited has meant the realisation of a dream for young engineer Gideon Machete. Now that he has graduated, his months spent gaining invaluable hands-on experience at SANRAL’s Centre of Excellence in Port...
Jun 19, 2015
Jun 19, 2015
YUGAN MOODLEY We want to operate in-country and become part of every African country’s culture
South Africa remains an important market and source of revenue for Germany-headquartered machine tools manufacturer Robert Bosch Power Tools, says Southern Africa regional sales director Yugan Moodley. “South Africa contributed about 60% of Bosch’s Africa-based...
Jun 19, 2015
UTE SCHOEMAN SEW-Eurodrive South Africa is committed to growing its global market share
The South Africa branch of German engineering company SEW-Eurodrive plans to improve its position in the company’s in-house rankings. The branch, currently listed among the company’s top fifteen branches in terms of contribution to revenue, is aiming to form...
Jun 12, 2015
Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas
A new report benchmarking the regulatory environment faced by small businesses operating in nine South Africa cities shows that entrepreneurs face quite distinct regulatory burdens depending on the location of their firms. Overall, however, the study found that,...
Jun 10, 2015
Eskom announced on Wednesday that it will implement stage 2 load shedding from 16:00 today, which is likely to continue until 22:00 this evening. "This is due to increased electricity demand and a shortage of generation capacity resulting from technical faults at...
Jun 08, 2015
South Africa’s oceans have the potential to unlock the country’s economic development opportunities, said Environmental Affairs deputy Minister Barbara Thomson. “We thus need to develop a proactive approach to understand our oceans capacity and role to ensure...
Jun 05, 2015
The largest mall in the Eastern Cape (EC), Baywest Mall, situated off the N2 freeway, in Port Elizabeth, officially opened its doors last month.
Jun 05, 2015
NEW BOILER HOUSE The Port Elizabeth-based Continental Tyre South Africa plant has had four new John Thompson package boilers installed to generate process steam
As part of its continuous drive to reduce energy costs amid increasing electricity costs, tyre manufacturer Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) has installed a new coal-fired boiler house at its Port Elizabeth plant.
Jun 05, 2015
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is working “flat out, plus a few Saturdays” at its South African plants in order to cope with demand for the Ranger bakkie as forecast for the rest of the year, both in South Africa and in the company’s 148 export...
May 29, 2015
Protective layers of two new versions of a.b.e. Construction Chemicals' popular VIP Polyurea coatings have been applied to contrasting projects recently - including one where competitors' Polyurea coatings and their applicators had produced four rapid failures.  a.b...
May 29, 2015
ADDING VALUE NDE has long-serving, experienced professionals who are structured into teams dedicated to delivering on product, sales, projects and exports
Stainless steel stockist and distributor NDE attributes its business success to catering to a diverse range of customers.
May 27, 2015
The installation of an R8-million roof-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) energy harvesting system by diversified South African agribusiness BKB is set to provide energy to, and reduce the carbon footprint of, South Africa’s wool and mohair industry, in Nelson Mandela...
May 20, 2015
The much-anticipated R2bn Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth opens tomorrow (Thursday, 21 May 2015), and when it does it it’s going to knock the socks off locals and visitors alike. That’s the word from Gavin Tagg, managing director of Retail Network Services (RNS) – the...
May 15, 2015
JSE-listed real estate investment trust Accelerate Property Fund will acquire the property holding companies for six properties currently tenanted by KPMG and KPMG Services across South Africa for R850-million. Accelerate would settle the purchase price through a...
May 14, 2015
One of the biggest crane and hoist companies in the world, Konecranes, recently opened a branch in Dollar Drive in Richards Bay. Konecranes was established in Finland over 100 years ago and now serves a broad range of customers on 54 countries, including...
May 14, 2015
The humble airline meal could be one of the first things to get the boot as South African Express attempts to recover from a massive R206-million net loss. The airline‚ which last year requested a government guarantee to secure a loan‚ presented its 2013/14 financial...
May 11, 2015
Customer service and support are always first in mind at Atlas Copco Compressor Technique. “Purchasing a compressor is a significant investment so we make it our business to deliver complete air technology solutions and to establish long-term partnerships with our...
May 08, 2015
Radio hosts are important elements of the broadcast media. They have the ability to influence many people on many topics, and one of the skills of a good show host is being even handed – showing both sides of a story. There is a code of practice which requires that...
May 08, 2015
Property developers Nu-Way Developers will start building the multibillion-rand Coega Ridge Housing Estate between Motherwell and Coega in 2018.
May 08, 2015
The project continues to progress on time and within budget, with the first tug due to be handed over in January next year.
May 07, 2015
The Silverton plant
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is working “flat out, plus a few Saturdays” at its South African plants in order to cope with demand for the Ranger bakkie as forecast for the rest of the year, both in South Africa and in the company’s 148 export...
May 01, 2015
The last of the 26 mooring units comprising the Port of Ngqura’s automated mooring system have arrived.
May 01, 2015
Physical asset management company Pragma is dedicated to delivering best-practice asset management solutions to asset-intensive industries across Africa. Having been actively involved across several industries for 25 years, Pragma is a team of engineers at its core....
May 01, 2015
CLEAN WATER Members of the project team, from left, Edzard Verseput, Stuart Fergusson, Simon Atkins, Kiewiet and Kevin McRae who will manage the phase two expansion of the Nooitgedagt water treatments works for the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality
The second-phase construction of the Nooitgedagt Water Treatment Works (WTW) in the Eastern Cape, which will cost R126.4-million, has begun. This project will double the WTW’s capacity to 140-million litres a day.
Apr 30, 2015
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) said a R1.4-billion contract to produce nine tugboats for its nationwide ports continued to progress on time and within budget, with the first tug due to be handed over in January next year. “Despite the challenges of energy...
Apr 28, 2015
The “robust” inverse relationship between the rate of unemployment and housing prices continues to confirm that the average price of homes is largely driven by the performance of the local economy, the latest ‘Rode’s Report on the South African Property Market’ has...
Apr 24, 2015
ESSENTIAL OUTLAY A rental fleet avoids the capital outlay required to buy generators while capacity can be quickly increased or decreased as required
As grid power is intermittently available – or even entirely unavailable – owing to delays in new build permanent power generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure, the additional price for generator power has become a necessary and acceptable cost of...
Apr 24, 2015
General Motors (GM) has announced the appointment of Ian Nicholls as president and MD of GM’s South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa and Israel operations, effective June 1. GM says the move is part of the company’s consolidation of its Africa and Middle East operations.
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