Engineering News | Economy Home https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/economy Thu, 23 May 2019 04:46:06 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 PRASA places three executives on special leave https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasa-places-three-executives-on-special-leave-2019-05-22 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT / RAIL Wed, 22 May 2019 16:44:00 +0200 520586 1558536417 1558536240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nersa to host workshop to clarify licensing process for small-scale power plants https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nersa-to-host-workshop-to-clarify-licensing-process-for-small-scale-power-plants-2019-05-22 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 22 May 2019 15:55:00 +0200 520571 1558534425 1558533300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800496_resized_blackriversolarpark21022.jpg 511 287 Eskom keeps investors in the dark as debt speculation mounts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-keeps-investors-in-the-dark-as-debt-speculation-mounts-2019-05-22 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Wed, 22 May 2019 11:26:00 +0200 520512 1558530126 1558517160 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 April consumer price inflation stays in target range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/april-consumer-price-inflation-stays-in-target-range-2019-05-22 News24Wire Economy Wed, 22 May 2019 10:22:00 +0200 520496 1558532785 1558513320 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800322_resized_statssa1022.jpg 511 287 Transnet, CMI Emtateni terminate controversial R4.2bn Durban port expansion contract https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-cmi-emtateni-terminate-controversial-r42bn-durban-port-expansion-contract-2019-05-22 African News Agency PORTS & SHIPPING Wed, 22 May 2019 09:36:00 +0200 520487 1558511577 1558510560 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Sasol to accelerate $2bn asset disposal plan as capex on US project leaps by another $1.3bn https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-to-accelerate-2bn-asset-disposal-programme-as-capex-on-us-project-leaps-yet-again-2019-05-22 Terence Creamer SASOL Wed, 22 May 2019 08:45:00 +0200 520475 1558530078 1558507500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800277_resized_bonganinqwababastephencornell110220817duane.jpg Joint presidents and CEOs Bongani Nqwababa and Stephen Cornell 511 287 BBBEE Commission says most broad-based schemes failing ‘ownership test’ https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bbbee-commission-says-most-broad-based-schemes-failing-ownership-test-2019-05-21 Terence Creamer BLACK EMPOWERMENT Tue, 21 May 2019 16:30:00 +0200 520460 1558450465 1558449000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800253_resized_beebusinessconfidenceeconomic210220915duane.jpg 511 287 South Africa will welcome new 'balanced' Cabinet – Ramaphosa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-will-welcome-new-balanced-cabinet-ramaphosa-2019-05-21 News24Wire CABINET Tue, 21 May 2019 16:18:00 +0200 520457 1558451740 1558448280 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Trade tensions put global economic growth on a 'subpar' setting https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-tensions-put-global-economic-growth-on-a-subpar-setting-2019-05-21 Bloomberg ECONOMY Tue, 21 May 2019 11:45:00 +0200 520432 1558432587 1558431900 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 SARB to keep repo rate unchanged and monitor inflation – economists https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sarb-to-keep-repo-rate-unchanged-and-monitor-inflation-economists-2019-05-21 African News Agency ECONOMY Tue, 21 May 2019 11:38:00 +0200 520428 1558431823 1558431480 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Zimbabwe to subsidise public transport as inflation jumps https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-to-subsidise-public-transport-as-inflation-jumps-2019-05-21 Bloomberg TRANSPORT Tue, 21 May 2019 10:15:00 +0200 520392 1558427718 1558426500 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Ramaphosa unveils first step in Cabinet cleanup https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-unveils-first-step-in-cabinet-cleanup-2019-05-21 Bloomberg CABINET Tue, 21 May 2019 10:12:00 +0200 520391 1558426686 1558426320 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Mboweni bemoans 'madness' of Eskom debt https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mboweni-bemoans-madness-of-eskom-debt-2019-05-21 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Tue, 21 May 2019 09:21:00 +0200 520373 1558448569 1558423260 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800236_resized_titomboweni1022.jpg Finance Minister Tito Mboweni 511 287 Zimbabwe got loan from Afreximbank using platinum collateral https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-got-loan-from-afreximbank-using-platinum-collateral-2019-05-21 Bloomberg ECONOMY Tue, 21 May 2019 09:19:00 +0200 520372 1558424251 1558423140 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Mboweni poised to retain post https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mboweni-poised-to-retain-post-2019-05-20 Bloomberg CABINET Mon, 20 May 2019 16:11:00 +0200 520345 1558364012 1558361460 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Nigeria's economic growth slows in Q1 as oil sector shrinks https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerias-economic-growth-slows-in-q1-as-oil-sector-shrinks-2019-05-20 Reuters ECONOMY Mon, 20 May 2019 10:48:00 +0200 520238 1558345596 1558342080 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Load-shedding’s impact on first-quarter GDP ‘more muted’ than thought – Intellidex https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/load-sheddings-impact-on-first-quarter-gdp-more-muted-than-thought-intellidex-2019-05-17 Simone Liedtke LOAD-SHEDDING Fri, 17 May 2019 16:11:00 +0200 520177 1558102375 1558102260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ramaphosa appoints head of new NPA investigating unit https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-appoints-head-of-new-npa-investigating-unit-2019-05-17 News24Wire Economy Fri, 17 May 2019 15:19:00 +0200 520158 1558103271 1558099140 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799776_resized_cyrilramaphosa6060220191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Mozambique’s GDP growth to fall to below 3% following Idai https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mozambiques-gdp-growth-to-fall-to-below-3-following-idai-2019-05-17 Marleny Arnoldi ECONOMY Fri, 17 May 2019 14:38:00 +0200 520118 1558099258 1558096680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799758_resized_mozambiquegeneric.jpg 511 287 Municipal electricity tariff increase yet to be approved, says Salga https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipal-electricity-tariff-increase-yet-to-be-approved-says-salga-2019-05-17 Simone Liedtke ELECTRICITY TARIFFS Fri, 17 May 2019 14:34:00 +0200 520101 1558096552 1558096440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transnet appoints acting CFO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-appoints-acting-cfo-2019-05-17 Creamer Media Reporter STATE-OWNED ENTITIES Fri, 17 May 2019 14:08:00 +0200 520089 1558103279 1558094880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799752_resized_markgreggmacdonald11012duane1022.jpg Transnet acting CFO Mark Gregg-Macdonald 511 287 YES helps position S Africa as credible springboard into continent again https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/yes-helps-position-s-africa-as-credible-springboard-into-continent-again-2019-05-17 Marleny Arnoldi LABOUR/ECONOMY Fri, 17 May 2019 11:44:00 +0200 520039 1558509024 1558086240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799761_resized_tashmiaismail0419dylan12022.jpg YES CEO Dr Tashmia Ismail-Saville 511 287 We need to get our 'house in order' to fix our 'brokenness' – Eskom exec https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/we-need-to-get-our-house-in-order-to-fix-our-brokenness-eskom-exec-2019-05-17 News24Wire Economy Fri, 17 May 2019 10:25:00 +0200 519942 1558097927 1558081500 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799667_resized_janoberholzereskom1118dylan1022.jpg Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer 511 287 Local expo to showcase South Africa’s manufacturing capabilities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-expo-to-showcase-south-africas-manufacturing-capabilities-2019-05-17 Simone Liedtke MANUFACTURING Fri, 17 May 2019 10:18:00 +0200 519935 1558104368 1558081080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799664_resized_manufacturingericbruggemansaceecceo052019localmanufacturingexpo1022.jpg South African Capital Equipment Export Council CEO Eric Bruggeman 511 287 Eskom unbundling will allow for efficient and effective management https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-unbundling-will-allow-for-efficient-and-effective-management-2019-04-17 Mamaili Mamaila Economy Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518164 1557817861 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796178_resized_eskomprofessorsampsonmamphweli1705191022.jpg SAMPSON MAMPHWELI There is a greater need for a balanced energy mix between coal, gas and renewable energy 511 287 Nuclear is a solution to Eskom’s woes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-is-a-solution-to-eskom-woes-2019-05-17 Mamaili Mamaila Economy Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518383 1557817857 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798184_resized_mamailimamailadavenicholls0419dylan1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78344_2019-04-24_david_nicholis_-_2.mp473945919Retired Eskom Chief Nuclear Officer David Nicholls discusses the power utility, scan the barcode with your phones QR reader, or go to ‘Video Reports’ on www.engineeringnews.co.za/ Camerawork: Christo Greyling. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 24.04.2019 Retired Eskom Chief Nuclear Officer David Nicholls discusses the power utility, scan the barcode with your phones QR reader, or go to ‘Video Reports’ on www.engineeringnews.co.za/ Camerawork: Christo Greyling. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 24.04.2019 South Africa’s long-term growth outlook remains weak, warns Moody’s https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-long-term-growth-outlook-remains-weak-warns-moodys-2019-05-16 Simone Liedtke ECONOMY Thu, 16 May 2019 16:39:00 +0200 519893 1558018133 1558017540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799569_resized_moodysratingagency1022reuters.jpg 511 287 New skills needed for people to succeed in the 4IR workplace https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-skills-needed-for-people-to-succeed-in-the-4ir-workplace-2019-05-16 Marleny Arnoldi ECONOMY Thu, 16 May 2019 16:30:00 +0200 519890 1558018108 1558017000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799561_resized_mikeschussler8731022.jpg Economist Mike Schussler 511 287 Land Bank reshuffles executive after CEO's resignation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/land-bank-reshuffles-executive-after-ceos-resignation-2019-05-16 African News Agency APPOINTMENTS Thu, 16 May 2019 15:35:00 +0200 519852 1558013828 1558013700 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Sakeliga welcomes Radebe's decision on private electricity generation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sakeliga-welcomes-radebes-decision-on-private-electricity-generation-2019-05-16 African News Agency Economy Thu, 16 May 2019 14:00:00 +0200 519819 1558010056 1558008000 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799406_resized_jeffradebe280320191022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 Mahomedy tackles locomotive costs, interest rate swaps at Zondo Commission https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mahomedy-tackles-locomotive-costs-interest-rate-swaps-at-zondo-commission-2019-05-16-1 African News Agency STATE CAPTURE Thu, 16 May 2019 12:55:00 +0200 519808 1558018087 1558004100 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799380_resized_mohammedmahomedytransnet0119dylan1022.jpg Transnet acting CE Mohammed Mahomedy 511 287 Eskom's Mabuza says South Africa facing 'unemployment time bomb' https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskoms-mabuza-says-south-africa-facing-unemployment-time-bomb-2019-05-16 Bloomberg ECONOMY Thu, 16 May 2019 09:56:00 +0200 519733 1558000352 1557993360 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Transnet CEO tells Zondo Inquiry of irregularly awarded contracts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/some-transnet-execs-learnt-of-irregular-contracts-through-media-state-capture-inquiry-hears-2019-05-16 African News Agency STATE CAPTURE Thu, 16 May 2019 09:39:00 +0200 519723 1557993335 1557992340 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Positive reaction to Radebe’s lifting of licence restraints on small-scale power plants https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/positive-reaction-to-radebes-lifting-of-licence-restraints-on-small-scale-power-plants-2019-05-15 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 15 May 2019 16:54:00 +0200 519703 1558009820 1557932040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799112_resized_solarpv11022.jpg 511 287 Antibribery, corruption compliance programme critical to combatting corruption – CDH https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/antibribery-corruption-compliance-programme-critical-to-combatting-corruption-cdh-2019-05-15 Simone Liedtke ANTIBRIBERY & CORRUPTION Wed, 15 May 2019 16:21:00 +0200 519697 1558002275 1557930060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rescue practitioners expect proceeds of R709m from initial Group Five disposals https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rescue-practitioners-expect-proceeds-of-r709m-from-initial-group-five-disposals-2019-05-15 Terence Creamer CONSTRUCTION Wed, 15 May 2019 16:05:00 +0200 519693 1557930566 1557929100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799090_resized_waterfallconstruction810220814duane.jpeg 511 287 Nersa slams Mashaba’s ‘misleading’ statement on municipal tariff increase https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nersa-slams-mashabas-misleading-statement-on-municipal-tariff-increase-2019-05-15 Sashnee Moodley Economy Wed, 15 May 2019 15:55:00 +0200 519692 1557929801 1557928500 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799087_resized_hermanmashaba220120191022.jpg City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba 511 287