http://www.engineeringnews.co.za
  SEARCH
Login
R/€ = 14.49Change: 0.10
R/$ = 10.50Change: 0.05
Au 1294.90 $/ozChange: -0.67
Pt 1407.50 $/ozChange: -21.00
 
 
Note: Search is limited to the most recent 250 articles. Set date range to access earlier articles.
Where? With... When?








Start
 
End
 
 
And must exclude these words...
Close Main Search
Close Main Login
My Profile News Alerts Newsletters Logout Close Main Profile
 
Nelson Mandela 1918 - 2013   Agriculture   Automotive   Chemicals   Competition Policy   Construction   Defence   Economy   Electricity   Energy   Environment   ICT   Metals   Mining   Science & Technology   Services   Trade   Transport & Logistics   Water  
What's On Press Office Suppliers Directory Research Jobs Announcements Contact Us
 
 
 
Topic - Rob Davies
Back
Apr 18, 2014
MORE IN SA Phase 2 should see local content on the mainline locomotive increase from 65% to 80% by the end of 2014
The world’s lowest-cost diesel-electric locomotive is not made in China, but in Pretoria, at RRL Grindrod Locomotives’ newly upgraded 30 000 m2 plant. The company’s locomotive pricing is “more competitive than any other original-equipment manufacturer (OEM)...
Apr 18, 2014
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies took the high road when responding to news that Nigeria had officially surpassed South Africa as the continent’s largest economy. Following a rebasing of its gross domestic product (GDP), Nigeria’s statistician-general...
Apr 17, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
Dr Rob Davies
South Africa has secured an award for facilitating the R1.6-billion investment that would see the substantial expansion of major multinational Procter and Gamble’s (P&G’s) local manufacturing operations. The P&G investment, announced in March last year by Trade...
Apr 07, 2014
Apr 04, 2014
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has approved the newly revised Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP) guidelines for implementation from April 1 in a bid to ‘tighten up’ the potentially imbalanced awarding of manufacturing support...
Apr 04, 2014
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has approved 181 projects to benefit from government’s automotive investment scheme (AIS), says DTI AIS director Anna Theron. The scheme forms part of the Automotive Production Development Programme (APDP), which replaced...
Apr 04, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
Mar 26, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
Mar 21, 2014
 
 
 
Mar 19, 2014
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has decided to extend the transitional period for the recently revised Broad-Based Black Economic-Empowerment (B-BBEE) codes of good practice to the end of April 2015. The new-look codes were published on October 11, 2013,...
Mar 18, 2014
Mar 17, 2014
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has approved 181 projects to benefit from government’s automotive investment scheme (AIS), says DTI AIS director Anna Theron. The scheme forms part of the Automotive Production Development Programme (APDP), which replaced...
Mar 14, 2014
The sharp devaluation of the rand against major currencies will provide only short-term benefits to component exporters, warns National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers (Naacam) executive director Robert Houdet. “The weak rand will...
Mar 10, 2014
Dr Rob Davies
Despite the “continued ripple effect” of the 2008 global economic meltdown, South Africa’s R49-billion agroprocessing sector remains resilient and government will move to support its growth. As one of the largest employers in the manufacturing sector, the...
Mar 07, 2014
US Ambassador Patrick Gaspard has urged the South African government to take heed of growing appeals from sections of American business for a levelling of the trade playing field ahead of upcoming deliberations on the extension of the Africa Growth and Opportunity...
Mar 06, 2014
DCD wind tower facility
The official commissioning of key projects this weekend represents the “coming of age” of the Coega industrial development zone (IDZ) as the 11 500 ha Eastern Cape-based space “primed” for the transition to a special economic zone (SEZ). Trade and Industry...
Mar 05, 2014
Dr Rob Davies with Itukise participant Thuto Mapohoshe
Minister of Trade and Industry Dr Rob Davies has launched a R71-million internship programme for 1 200 unemployed graduates from various technical colleges at further education and training colleges across the country. He explained at the launch of the programme,...
Feb 28, 2014
Magneti Marelli South Africa is closing its doors. The Gauteng-based catalytic converter manufacturer, family of the Italian Magneti Marelli conglomerate, will halt production at the end of February, and shut down finally at the end of April.
Feb 17, 2014
Magneti Marelli South Africa is closing its doors. The Gauteng-based catalytic converter manufacturer, family of the Italian Magneti Marelli conglomerate, will halt production at the end of February, and shut down finally at the end of April.
 
 
 
 
Feb 14, 2014
President Jacob Zuma's cabinet members lauded his "fair" and "balanced" state-of-the-nation address on Thursday. Zuma's focus on the country's economy was a highlight for many ministers.
Feb 14, 2014
There has been an upward swing in the use of heat pumps as a supplement to existing water heating systems in South African residential areas and commercial industries, says local heating and cooling solutions provider Fourways Airconditioning South Africa (SA)....
Feb 14, 2014
The International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (Itac) published two antidumping notices on wire ropes and cables on January 31, the first trade-remedy investigation notices in 2014. The first notice pertains to the initiation of a sunset review of...
Feb 13, 2014
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies
A fact-finding mission to Jordan by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has revealed that the Middle Eastern country is “teeming” with a range of investment opportunities into which South African companies can tap. The department said on Thursday that most...
Feb 11, 2014
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies says the impact and success of the Buy Local Campaign, which was launched by 2001, remains dependent on the extent to which the private sector and consumers threw their weight behind the initiative, which aims to add impetus...
Feb 10, 2014
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies
The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act, signed into law this month by President Jacob Zuma, would protect indigenous knowledge using current intellectual property systems, Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies said.  He explained that the objectives of the...
Feb 07, 2014
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies
South Africa was not averse to bilateral investment treaties (BITs), Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies said on Friday, stating that government would still consider establishing these in future should there be a compelling economic or political reason why a...
Feb 06, 2014
Trade and Industry Minister, Dr Rob Davies visited Bell Equipment's manufacturing facility and head office in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal at the end of January where he toured the factory and celebrated the handover of the company's 50 000th vehicle. Bell Group Chief...
Feb 06, 2014
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says Manufacturing should be the leader of industrialisation in the country. Minister Davies was speaking at Bell Equipment's manufacturing facility and head office in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal on Friday, 31 January...
Jan 30, 2014
President Jacob Zuma has signed into law the Broad-Based Black Economic-Empowerment (BBBEE) Amendment Bill of 2013, which Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies says will streamline the monitoring and evaluation of empowerment and “significantly” enhance the...
 
 
 
 
Jan 20, 2014
Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom
As the World Economic Forum (WEF) yearly summit nears, South Africa has selected the team of Cabinet Ministers expected to update the world on the nation’s plans to foster economic growth. The Ministry of Finance on Monday revealed that Communications Minister...
Jan 14, 2014
Sasol on Tuesday officially opened its new R1.9-billion ethylene purification unit, known as EPU5, in Sasolburg, Free State, which aims to service the rising demand for polyethylene (PE) material in South Africa, a domestic market that Sasol CEO David Constable...
Jan 10, 2014
The second yearly South Africa Premier Business Awards, which recognises business excellence in all the country’s business sectors, has opened for entries. Organised by the Department of Trade and Industry, Proudly South African and Brand South Africa, the awards...
Dec 13, 2013
CHARGE IT A Leaf charging station at a Nissan dealership
Sales of electric cars should pick up once more such vehicles become available on the South African market, says Nissan South Africa (SA) chief marketing manager Ross Garvie. The local arm of the Japanese car company launched the country’s first fully electric...
Dec 13, 2013
South African steel products manufacturer Scaw Metals on Wednesday broke ground at the site of its new 50 000 t/y grinding media manufacturing plant, in Tema, Ghana. Scaw already had a local presence in the country through its Tema sales office, which was established...
Dec 06, 2013
Minister Rob Davies
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, says the 9th World Trade Organisation’s Ministerial Conference that is held in Bali, Indonesia, will have a slot to pay tribute to the late President Nelson Mandela during its closing session. In 1998 President...
Dec 04, 2013
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has called on fellow Trade Ministers and experts attending the ninth World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference, in Bali, Indonesia, this week, to recommit themselves to the Doha Development Agenda. He reminded the...
Nov 29, 2013
A preferential trade agreement (PTA) between India and South Africa would miss the December target, with the South African government seeking more time to bring other South African Customs Union (Sacu) members on board. According to an official in India’s Commerce...
Nov 29, 2013
VERY SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY An A400M takes off from an unpaved runway
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies recently reported that revised guidelines for the National Industrial Participation Programme (Nipp) would be circulated “shortly”. This would form part of the “strengthening and alignment” of Nipp with “other public...
Nov 29, 2013
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has reported strong uptake for its R5.8-billion Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP), which was launched in 2012 to support a sector where output and jobs remained at risk owing to a range of...
 
 
 
 
Nov 28, 2013
South African steel products manufacturer Scaw Metals on Wednesday broke ground at the site of its new 50 000 t/y grinding media manufacturing plant, in Tema, Ghana. Scaw already had a local presence in the country through its Tema sales office, which was established...
Nov 22, 2013
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies
A greater portion of South Africa’s economic activities had to include value-addition and high-quality services, as the country transitioned to becoming a more developed economy, Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies said on Friday. Speaking at the launch of...
Nov 22, 2013
Nov 19, 2013
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies
South Africans must be encouraged to buy local products, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Tuesday. "South African manufacturers are known for manufacturing goods of high quality at a good price and we... encourage people to buy those products in...
Nov 15, 2013
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies stated on Friday that revised guidelines for the National Industrial Participation Programme (Nipp) would be circulated “shortly”. This would form part of the “strengthening and alignment” of Nipp with “other public...
 
First
Prev
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Next Last
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alert Close
Embed Code Close
content
Research Reports Close
Research Reports are a product of the
Research Channel Africa. Reports can be bought individually or you can gain full access to all reports as part of a Research Channel Africa subscription.
Find Out More Buy Report
 
 
Close
Engineering News
Completely Re-Engineered
Experience it now. Click here
*website to launch in a few weeks