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Aug 22, 2014
Updated 6 hours ago A R1.4-billion contract, awarded by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) to Durban-based Southern African Shipyards, for the supply of nine tugboats for South Africa’s harbours got under way this week with the cutting of the first steel. The tugboats would...
Aug 20, 2014
Isuzu Midnite
Many African countries were opening their doors to business, increasingly welcoming investors, said General Motors (GM) Africa president Mario Spangenberg on Wednesday. These countries were working hard to become more investor friendly, and South Africa had to take...
Aug 15, 2014
Agni Steel South Africa started production at its R400-million, state-of-the-art steel mill in the Coega industrial development zone (IDZ) in Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape, in April. The company is a joint venture between Agni Steel India and Afro Asia...
Aug 15, 2014
Projects in many industries are becoming more challenging because of the remote, undeveloped areas in which new resources are being discovered and, subsequently, the global projects market is beginning to follow a more innovative approach towards logistics, giving it...
Aug 15, 2014
The biennial Sasol Solar Challenge will kick off on September 27, in Pretoria, and end in Cape Town, on October 4. Fourteen teams will take part, of which eight are local, says race project manager Annalie van Vuuren.
Aug 14, 2014
Coal trader Wescoal Trading, in partnership with Logistics Intelligence (LQ), on Thursday opened a new environment-friendly product storage and distribution centre that would result in 10 000 t/m of coal being moved from road to rail in Cape Town. This amount of coal...
Aug 08, 2014
Work has officially started at the Amakhala Emoyeni wind farm.
Aug 08, 2014
East Rand-based Fuchs Lubricants manufactures specialised lubricants and greases, which it supplies to customers in the mining, automotive, food and industrial sectors throughout Africa. It also manufactures various other products on a toll or private-label blending...
Aug 08, 2014
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Aug 01, 2014
The construction of a wind farm in Jeffreys Bay, in the Eastern Cape, is nearing completion, with the 60-turbine 138-MW-a-day plant expected to supply renewable electricity to power about 115 000 homes at full capacity, project civil and structural works designer and...
Aug 01, 2014
Consider an industrial plant supplied by a power line or power lines a few tens of kilometres long built only for the purpose of supplying your plant and that your plant draws about 20 MW. Under this condition, it would be normal to have, at your end of the line,...
Jul 31, 2014
An aloe plant in the foreground as construction gets under way at the Amakhala Emoyeni wind farm project site
Work has officially started at Cennergi’s R3.5-billion Amakhala Emoyeni wind farm, located near Bedford, in the Eastern Cape. The 138 MW project was among the 19 renewable-energy and seven wind projects selected following the second bid window under the South...
Jul 25, 2014
The 2005 Nuna 3
The biennial Sasol Solar Challenge will kick off on September 27, in Pretoria, and end in Cape Town, on October 4. Fourteen teams will take part, of which eight are local, says race project manager Annalie van Vuuren.
Jul 25, 2014
TURBOCHARGING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT The Ford Struandale Engine Plant donated four turbo-diesel engines to propel skills development and training at the Coega Skills and Training Development Centre
Vehicle manufacturer Ford donated four diesel engines to State-owned entity, the Coega Skills and Training Development Centre, to enhance skills development in the automotive industry.
Jul 25, 2014
The majority of the construction work packages forming part of the expansion of the Ngqura container terminal expansion are complete.
Jul 21, 2014
General Tyre production at the Port Elizabeth plant
Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) is investing between R300-million and R320-million in its Port Elizabeth facility this year, says CTSA marketing and sales GM Shaun Uys. The investment will focus on increasing energy efficiency, as the electricity price in Port...
Jul 18, 2014
TUMI DLAMINI The building industry continues to play a significant role in driving growth and job creation in South Africa
The yearly Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) Congress will be held in Port Elizabeth in September, where national and African representatives will have an opportunity to discuss the latest trends, opportunities and challenges in the building industry.
Jul 16, 2014
Talks to end the three-week strike in the metals and engineering sector will resume this week through formal bargaining council structures after the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) was unable to secure a wage agreement with the...
Jul 14, 2014
As the National Union of Mineworkers of South Africa-led metal and engineering sector strike continues, vehicle manufacturers have started halting production at some plants as car component supply is interrupted. Toyota, which maintained full production for the first...
 
 
 
 
Jul 11, 2014
Vehicle manufacturer Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa’s (FMCSA’s) Struandale engine plant, in Port Elizabeth, this week celebrated the production of its three-millionth engine – a 3.2-l, five-cylinder Duratorq TDCi engine destined to power a Ford Ranger...
Jul 11, 2014
Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) CEO Siyabonga Gama reported on last week that the feasibility study into a proposed rail link through Swaziland – which would eliminate non-coal traffic on the export channel from the Mpumalanga coalfields to Richards Bay – is at an...
Jul 11, 2014
NEWCASTLE UPGRADE ArcelorMittal South Africa is undertaking a R1.6-billion reline of the blast furnace at its Newcastle plant, in KwaZulu-Natal
Steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) says it is operating in a challenging global steel market, which has been exacerbated by a subdued local market, with low sales volumes and competition from imports, particularly finished goods. “Therefore, we have...
Jul 07, 2014
Developers of the R300m Baywest road network, the largest roads project in the Nelson Mandela Bay region in more than 10 years, on Friday (July 4) began meticulously placing the first of the 70-ton concrete beams which make up the bridge linking two sides of Port...
Jul 04, 2014
Engen Petroleum, a leading provider of industrial lubricants, is bringing high performance under extreme conditions to industrial gearboxes with the recent launch of Gengear XEP series. After the recent introduction of Hydrokin ESF Hydraulic fluid customer events in...
Jul 04, 2014
The impact of the strike in the metals and engineering sector, which entered its fourth day on Friday, had started to filter down to vehicle manufacturers, with General Motors South Africa (GMSA) this week suspending production at its main South African assembly...
Jul 03, 2014
SKF South Africa is taking engineering knowledge, core technologies and capabilities to customers through technology days hosted in partnership with SKF authorised distributors. “For SKF it’s all about our customers and our distributors,” says Marchant Taylor,...
Jul 02, 2014
The Bobcat T870 compact track loader delivers the perfect combination of compact design and powerful performance making it the unit of choice to perform a variety of functions for South Africa’s leading port logistics providers. Four Bobcat T870 compact track...
Jul 01, 2014
AfriSam is poised to increase its market share in the Eastern Cape with the opening of a third rail to road depot in the province this one in Markman Industrial, Port Elizabeth to supplement the company’s existing depots located in East London and Queenstown. The...
Jun 30, 2014
One year after ground broke on the Eastern Cape’s largest mall, the R1.7bn Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth, threatened indigenous plant species and a relocated natural rocky outcrop on the 330ha Baywest City site are thriving thanks to careful environmental...
 
 
 
 
Jun 27, 2014
PartServe Channel Support has announced that it has partnered with TPV Technology Limited, the world’s largest PC monitor and one of the foremost LCD TV manufacturers. It is now the sole provider of warranty and after sales support for the AOC, Envision and Philips...
Jun 27, 2014
High-service distributor of electronic, electrical, mechanical and industrial products RS Components SA is advancing research and development in alternative energy through its sponsorship of R1-million worth of products to the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ’s)...
Jun 26, 2014
Hisense SA, the leading electronics and white goods manufacturer and global giant, announced the signed Esquire Technologies as a distributor for southern Africa. Esquire Technologies is an international award winning company and one of the leading distributors in...
Jun 23, 2014
Kaizer Nyatsumba
As the metal and engineering industry sector braced for a possible strike from July, with wage talks remaining deadlocked a week before the expiry of the current agreement, the National Employers Association of South Africa (Neasa) embarked on a nationwide roadshow...
Jun 20, 2014
CDC/344/14(j) - Coega Development Corporation (CDC) The Coega Project is a multimillion rand initiative consisting of an industrial development zone (IDZ) and a deepwater port situated in Port Elizabeth. The initiative aims to position South Africa as a platform for...
Jun 18, 2014
Police on Friday arrested a second suspect in connection with the streak of violent attacks against Transnet workers while the courts in Port Elizabeth ordered that the first suspect remain in custody as the police round up the perpetrators of violence. Port...
Jun 18, 2014
Transnet temporarily lifts lockout to allow striking colleagues volunteering to abandon the Numsa-organised strike action to return to work on humanitarian grounds. Transnet today announced that it would suspend the lockout on all striking employees at its Ngqura...
Jun 18, 2014
Transnet condemns resurgence of violence against colleagues who choose not to take part in the strike and commits to enhance security. Transnet condemns in the strongest possible terms the resumption of acts of thuggery, violence and lawlessness against our...
Jun 18, 2014
More than 300 workers absorbed into the company’s terminals at ports in East London, Port Elizabeth and Ngqura. We are pleased to announce that with effect from Monday, 1 June 2014, all employees at our terminals in the Eastern Cape are now employed directly by the...
Jun 17, 2014
Trade union Solidarity on Tuesday said it would apply for an urgent interdict against tyre manufacturer Continental Tyres to halt planned retrenchments after a “questionable agreement” with the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) extended to...
 
 
 
 
Jun 13, 2014
• Xigo free seminars to be held in PE, Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town • BCMS Corporate Founder, David Rebbettes to facilitate the seminars • Essential points to selling a business for maximum value Entrepreneurs go into business, more often, with the hope...
Jun 13, 2014
Driving along the West Coast road not far from Cape Town, it is hard to miss the 37 turbines reaching into the sky at the Hopefield wind farm. It may seem an unusual sight in South Africa for now, but not for too long. There are likely to be 400 turbines spinning by...
Jun 13, 2014
African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) is sub-Saharan Africa’s leading supplier of gases, welding and safety products, employing 3 000 people and operating in South Africa and 11 other African countries. It manages operations in five more countries on behalf of its parent...
Jun 13, 2014
Driving along the West Coast road not far from Cape Town, it’s hard not to miss the 37 turbines reaching into the sky at the Hopefield wind farm. It may seem an unusual sight in South Africa for now, but not for too long. There are likely to be 400 turbines...
Jun 12, 2014
Xigo free seminars to be held in PE, Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town BCMS Corporate Founder, David Rebbettes to facilitate the seminars Essential points to selling a business for maximum value Entrepreneurs go into business, more often, with the hope of reaping...
 
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