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Cyber risks are becoming more complex and challenging

28th November 2019 By Cybersecurity expert and J2 Software CEO John Mc Loughlin The rate at which digital technology is evolving and disrupting traditional business models, cyber risks seem to evolve even faster. Despite declining business confidence in the ability to manage cyber risk, business leaders are now... 

Gauteng outlines ambitions for climate change mitigation   

By: Natasha Odendaal     21st November 2019 After two years of development, gathering input, undertaking consultations and further refinements, the Gauteng City Region is preparing to implement an overarching Climate Change Response Strategy and Action Plan. Unveiled at the third Gauteng Climate Change Indaba, held in Pretoria, the plan... 

South African hedge funds bet on rules to stem outflows

By: Bloomberg     18th November 2019 South Africa’s hedge fund industry is betting on new rules to help reverse a record drop in assets under management. New guidelines from January will split funds into different investment categories and geographical exposure so local investors can make better comparisons. They will also allow... 

Sephaku reports R7m interim loss

By: Marleny Arnoldi     14th November 2019 Despite a “challenging” interim period characterised by negative earnings, JSE-listed Sephaku Holdings is committed to weathering the downturn and emerging as a renowned building materials entity. The company reported a net loss of R7.7-million for the six months ended September 30, compared... 

Maptek donates laser scanner to keep Wits at leading edge

8th November 2019 Mining engineering students at Wits University will be better exposed to the contribution of modern survey technology in a range of mining disciplines, following the donation of equipment by Maptek Africa. At a handover to the Wits Mining Institute (WMI) today, Maptek’s Nick Venter said the... 

CBD buildings undergo fire assessment and upgrade

By: Halima Frost     23rd August 2019 Fire risk management company ASP Fire has finalised the fire system due diligence checks on seven buildings for a reputed investor who intends to buy the properties to repurpose as offices. Six of the buildings are located in the Johannesburg central business district (CBD) and one in the... 

Software vendor IsoMetrix acquired to create partnership with NOSA

19th August 2019 IsoMetrix, NOSA to collaborate on integrated solutions The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm with $223 billion of assets under management, has acquired a majority stake in IsoMetrix, the world’s leading Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) software vendor, through their $698 million... 

Sephaku expects weak construction materials demand to continue

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     26th June 2019 Amid weak demand, JSE-listed Sephaku Holdings focused on lowering its debt, defending its share of the market and improving cost efficiencies during the financial year ended March 31. Sephaku CEO Dr Lelau Mohuba on Wednesday said local building and construction materials manufacturers continued... 

Passport 360 is a ‘game changer’ for Anglo American

18th June 2019 Diversified mining house Anglo American has always relied on the latest technology to locate new resources, plan and build new mining operations, and process and market its products around the world. It is for this reason that the commodities giant has cited Passport 360 as “a real game changer”... 

Bosch Projects has been awarded a Silver Arrow certificate for the National Survey on Consulting Engineering Firms at the 2019 Business Excellence Awards function, held in Gauteng on 3 June.

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th June 2019 “The awards are the culmination of an independent research process, where companies are rated based on respondents’ perceptions, with a strong focus on evaluating and measuring client service and satisfaction,” explains Gert Fourie, Gauteng’s Regional Director, Bosch Projects – a... 

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