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Nov 07, 2014
Freight and logistics company Transnet on Friday unveiled its new automated, level-crossing traffic-control mechanism, which would improve railway safety by making it impossible for a vehicle to go through a level crossing when a train was approaching. The system,...
Nov 03, 2014
Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Labour is scheduled to start nationwide public hearings on the national minimum wage in Gugulethu and Worcester, in the Western Cape, on November 7 and 8. In a statement, committee chairperson Lumka Yengeni said the national...
Sep 19, 2014
Company Announcement - Engen Grape Valley Convenience Centre in De Doorns opened its doors to the public on Friday, 22 August, offering a diverse range of convenience products and services. The new Engen 1-Plus site is situated on the N1, about 20km outside...
Aug 11, 2014
Cape Town will not have tolled freeways like Gauteng, the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) said on Sunday. "Firstly, whereas in Gauteng we went out to borrow money in order to build the road, with Cape Town we will be appointing a concessionaire...
Aug 01, 2014
The Western Cape High Court will hear a South African National Roads Authority Limited application on August 4 for information about the proposed N1/N2 Winelands toll highway project.
Jun 27, 2014
May 22, 2014
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa’s (Icasa’s) quarterly Quality of Service (QoS) monitoring test report has found that telecommunications group Vodacom’s call success rate and retainability performed best in the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal....
Mar 24, 2014
The Railway Safety Regulator dispatched inspectors to the scene of a railway level crossing accident in North West, where a train collided with a car carrying children on Thursday, 20 March 2014. The RSR inspectors visited the scene to establish the root cause of the...
Feb 14, 2014
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Jul 26, 2013
GRW has announced the appointment of Johan Richards as the company’s new group commercial executive. Established in 1996, GRW designs and manufactures road tankers and trailers for the bulk transport market, and also provides financial, maintenance and repair...
Jul 04, 2013
GRW has announced the appointment of Johan Richards as the company’s new group commercial executive. Established in 1996, GRW designs and manufactures road tankers and trailers for the bulk transport market, and also provides financial, maintenance and repair...
May 24, 2013
The City of Cape Town has been granted an interim interdict, halting the proposed N1/N2 Winelands toll highway project.
Mar 29, 2013
Wastewater solutions provider Organic Water Solutions (OWS) introduced its new containerised wastewater treatment plants, called the Cobra or Containerised Bio Reactor, onto the South African market in December 2012 and has completed one installation, with another...
Mar 29, 2013
An application to halt construction of the N1/N2 Winelnads toll highway project, in the Western Cape, will be heard in May.
Feb 11, 2013
President Jacob Zuma's state of the nation address (Sona) this year will be the first to be delivered in the context of the National Development Plan (NDP), the presidency said on Sunday. "In Sona 2013, the president will provide an update on all key programmatic...
Jan 21, 2013
The Employment Conditions Commission (ECC) will on Thursday meet to consider inputs collected from the nationwide public hearings on farmworkers' wages. The Department of Labour on Monday said the inputs would be used to set a new minimum wage determination for...
Nov 22, 2012
South Africa had been reduced to a minerals-rich, but mining-poor country, which fantasied about minerals beneficiation for which there was no special business case, Free Market Foundation executive director Leon Louw has told a post-Marikana mining discussion. Louw...
Sep 05, 2012
The Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras are undertaking a preseason tour to Worcester on 6 September to plant 100 trees around the town’s cricket ground, Boland Park
Jan 23, 2012
Thanks to the expertise, innovation and collaboration between its North American and Australian companies, Froude Hofmann and its wholly owned subsidiary Go Power Systems, known throughout the world for its engine testing systems have developed a unique drilling test...
Jan 20, 2012
The legal aid clinic of Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Law opened a new wing at its offices in Banhoek Road in August 2011.
Nov 11, 2011
South Africa’s wine grape crop for this year increased slightly, albeit at lower levels than expected, owing to significant fluctuations in weather conditions, among other factors.
Apr 26, 2011
Attached please find a press release on: It was a day of celebration when Rainbow’s Worcester Star School learners were honoured for their excellent results in last year’s National Senior Certificate Exams.
Jan 28, 2011
Southern African road tanker manufacturer GRW Engineering (GRW) has launched a new services division.
Oct 08, 2010
Engineering and environmental consultants SSI GM transport Duncan Mason says that the company will complete its work on N1 14th Avenue to Buccleuch interchanges, part of South African National Roads Agency Limited’s (Sanral’s) Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project...
Jul 10, 2010
A newly discovered Iris species in the Western Cape has been named the Moraea vuvuzela to commemorate the first FIFA World Cup ever held on African soil. The vuvuzela is a horn instrument blown by soccer fans, especially in South Africa, to celebrate and capture the...
Jun 18, 2010
Africa-focused gold mining and exploration company Vantage Goldfields said on Friday that the completion of a magnetic and radiometric survey of its properties in the Barberton goldfield in South Africa had highlighted a number of targets for follow-up...
Jun 07, 2010
After having successfully listed on the ASX and raising A$30,4-million at the end of May, South African gold junior Vantage Goldfields expects its Lily project to reach its full output of 35 000 oz/y of gold by the middle of next year. The company, which is based in...
Apr 12, 2010
South African gold junior Vantage Goldfields on Monday reported that it would list on the ASX through an initial public offering (IPO) to raise A$30-million. Vantage was offering some 75-million shares, at a price of A$0,40 a share. Vantage chairperson Stephen...
Feb 12, 2010
Full Name: Johannes Bernard Zulch Lötter
Position: President, Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) and MD, UWP Consulting

Main Activity of the Company: Cesa aims to create a healthy business environment for its members, while simultaneously campaigning for the...
Feb 12, 2010
A recent global water report released in Washington states that South Africa is heading for a significant water shortfall of between 17% and 30% by 2030. The country will need to invest at least R2,8-billion a year, in real terms, over a three-year period to prevent...
Nov 13, 2009
Asset management company Pragma Africa has established asset care centres (ACCs) for the national Department of Health at two government hospitals in George and Worcester, says Pragma Africa MD Alan Tait.
Dec 12, 2008
Local manufacturer of road tankers and tank containers GRW Engineering has been awarded an R80-million contract for the manufacture of 80 aluminium fuel tankers for the delivery of Shell products throughout the UK.
Nov 14, 2008
Asset Management Company Pragma Africa’s Asset Care Centre (ACC) contract for the centralised asset refurbishment and maintenance of the electricity division of the Ekurhuleni metropolitan municipality has been extended to 2010, reports Pragma Africa MD Alain Tait.
Oct 06, 2008
The US-listed Eastern Goldfields Inc (EGI) had firmed up a two-million-ounce gold deposit in South Africa at a discovery cost less than $1,50/oz, EGI technical director Dr Willo Stear said on Friday. Strear revealed EGI’s “pretty good hit rate” at Nedgroup...
Jun 06, 2008
The main objective of the Berg Water Project is to augment the capacity of the Western Cape water system by 81-million cubic metres, to 523-million cubic metres a year from 2007.
Apr 11, 2008
A nine-year old relationship between Cape Town-based aluminium foundry Ajax Manufacturing and Worcester-based aluminium castings company Victoria & Albert (V&A) has resulted in a thriving manufacturing business for the international market, reports V&A.
Dec 14, 2007
The main objective of the Berg Water Project is to augment the capacity of the Western Cape water system by 81-million cubic metres to 523-million cubic metres a year from 2007.
Dec 07, 2007
Telemetry systems designer and manufacturer SSE Cape has been implementing supervisory control and data acquisition (Scada), telemetry, and wireless communications for the Berg water project (BWP) which is scheduled to be finished in March next year. When...
Dec 07, 2007
Position: MD of R&H Railway Consultants since 2003
Nov 16, 2007
Local supplier of wine machinery Velo SA has undergone a number of trials this year for its equipment in different wineries in the country.
Sep 14, 2007
It is estimated that South Africa will need to train 50 000 welding artisans by 2010 in order to fulfill infrastructural growth commitments, which means that 12 500 artisans will need to be trained every year, says SAIW training manager Etienne Nell.
Jun 08, 2007
The project will involve the construction of a two-storey hotel, with a 100 rooms, including two suites. Further, the hotel will feature a compact business meeting facility, a lounge/break-fast room, and a small swimming pool.
Mar 16, 2007
The Western Cape-based bottler of products of the Coca-Cola company, Peninsula Beverages (PenBev), has embarked on a consolidation strategy that is expected to eventuate in the establishment of a mega-plant facility at the company’s premises in Parow, Cape...
Jul 29, 2005
Brands do not often step straight from infancy to adulthood in one fell swoop but, backed by Mercedes-Benz, South Africa's funkiest brand, Smart, has come of age and has come to a town near you.
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