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National Treasury director-general Dr Duncan Pieterse
National Treasury director-general Dr Duncan Pieterse
PPP reforms could avert need for prescribed-assets policy to increase private infrastructure investment – Pieterse
1st March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

National Treasury director-general Dr Duncan Pieterse says the reforms being proposed to facilitate greater private sector investment into infrastructure could obviate the need to introduce a policy of ‘prescribed assets’, whereby pension funds... 


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Air Liquide subsidiary chooses local BBBEE partner
Updated 7 hours ago By: Sabrina Jardim

Air Liquide Large Industries South Africa (ALLISA) has appointed investment holding company Community Investment Holdings (CIH) as its local broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) partner,... 


Energy-related emissions increased in 2023, but grew by less than 2022, IEA reports
Updated 3 hours ago By: Schalk Burger

Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rose less strongly in 2023 than the year before, even as total energy demand growth accelerated, with continued expansion of solar photovoltaic... 


Business welcomes appointment of new Transnet leadership
Business welcomes appointment of new Transnet leadership
1st March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Engineering News editor Terence Creamer discusses the business community's reaction to the appointment of permanent executive leadership at Transnet; signs that the turnaround and reforms at... 


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UK Hydrogen Week highlights green hydrogen investments
Updated 5 hours ago By: Darren Parker

Following its inauguration last year, UK Hydrogen Week is taking place once again, from February 26 to March 3. The World Platinum investment Council says more than 6 300 individuals and 110... 


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Platinum remains in fundamental deficit – Northam
Updated 5 hours ago By: Martin Creamer

Platinum remains in fundamental deficit, Northam CEO Paul Dunne emphasised at the company’s presentation on Friday, which reported a strong performance from all group operations in the six months... 


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MTN says profit to drop as much as 90% due to naira decline
Updated 7 hours ago By: Bloomberg

MTN Group, Africa’s biggest wireless service provider by revenue, said full-year profit probably plunged as much as 90% as two devaluations of Nigeria’s currency since June hit its financial... 


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Ramaphosa suspends Dipuo Peters without pay
1st March 2024 By: Sashnee Moodley

Deputy Minister of Small Business Development Dipuo Peters has been suspended for one month, without pay, by President Cyril Ramaphosa, following a sanction from Parliament’s Joint Committee on... 


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Northam declares cash dividend, boosts self-generation
1st March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed mining company Northam Platinum on Friday declared a cash interim dividend after reporting strong performance from all group operations in the six months to the... 


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Implats experiencing strong PGMs demand, working on pulling hydrogen uptake closer
1st March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGM) mining, refining, and marketing company Implats, which reported solid production in a low-price environment on Thursday, is ironically still experiencing strong demand... 


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1st March 2024

A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 


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South Africa records R9.4bn trade deficit for January
29th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Trade statistics for January, released by the South African Revenue Services on February 29, show a preliminary trade deficit of R9.4-billion, an improvement from the R24.4-billion trade deficit... 


IATA reports significant improvement in African aviation safety, but more needs to be done
29th February 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The global representative body for the airline industry, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), has reported that Africa’s aviation safety performance last year was a significant... 


M&R to report narrowed losses, improved capital structure
29th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed engineering and contracting services company Murray & Roberts (M&R) on February 29 said it has made meaningful progress towards implementing a sustainable capital structure. In a trading... 


Dept to assess research findings on job creation, retention
29th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) will study the findings of two independent research reports on youth unemployment and consider how the research proposals can help it create and retain... 


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KwaZulu-Natal municipalities now owe Eskom R1.5bn
29th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The debt owed by municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal to Eskom have increased by R818-million between March 2023 and January this year, resulting in municipalities in the province now owing Eskom... 


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HYDROGEN SHOWCASE: Luxury carmaker BMW has unveiled its BMW iX5 in South Africa, with the aim of showcasing the vehicle’s combined long range and short refuelling times. The BMW iX5‘s 6 kg of hydrogen allows for a 500 km range, with the car’s platinum-based fuel cell using green hydrogen produced by Sasol to produce the clean electricity that powers the quiet drive train. BMW has also installed hydrogen refuelling infrastructure at its Midrand campus in Johannesburg.
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Luxury carmaker BMW has unveiled its BMW iX5 in South Africa, with the aim of showcasing the vehicle’s combined long range and short refuelling times. The BMW iX5‘s 6 kg of hydrogen allows for a... 

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BMW’s hydrogen-fuelled cars take to local streets for first time

For the first time, luxury vehicle manufacturer BMW has a fleet of hydrogen-fuelled cars on South Africa’s roads, supported by a green hydrogen refuelling infrastructure set up at its Midrand... 

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This week we profile Gerard Pretorius, GM at John Thompson, a division of Actom (Air Pollution Control Business Unit) that provides solutions for clients with air pollution control challenges 

OWN GOALS: The 2024 Budget has, once again, highlighted what happens when government scores one own goal after another. True, there have been some disruptive external shocks, most recently the Covid lockdowns and the energy shock associated with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. However, far too many of the current fiscal problems stem from doing the wrong thing consistently over a long period of time. Turning the crisis around requires more than the penalty-saving heroics of our Bafana Bafana keeper.
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The 2024 Budget has, once again, highlighted what happens when government scores one own goal after another. True, there have been some disruptive external shocks, most recently the Covid lockdowns... 

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