Engineering News | Economy Home https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/economy Wed, 27 May 2020 00:07:08 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Bid documents for 2 000-MW emergency power being finalised after Nersa concurrence ‘milestone’ https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bid-documents-for-2-000-mw-emergency-power-being-finalised-after-nersa-concurrence-milestone-2020-05-26 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 26 May 2020 16:45:00 +0200 554707 1590505243 1590504300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000875351_resized_solarkonkoonsies1022.jpg IPP Office working on scheme to procure 128 MW of additional energy from existing wind and solar farms 511 287 SAA getting ready to restart domestic flying https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saa-getting-ready-to-restart-domestic-flying-2020-05-26 Rebecca Campbell AVIATION Tue, 26 May 2020 16:19:00 +0200 554700 1590503201 1590502740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 DMRE to fast-track mining rights, capital projects to help save jobs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dmre-to-fast-track-mining-rights-capital-projects-to-help-save-jobs-2020-05-26 Marleny Arnoldi GOVERNANCE Tue, 26 May 2020 15:35:00 +0200 554688 1590503661 1590500100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transnet reports recovery in some units, but still expects big Covid-19 revenue hit https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-reports-recovery-in-some-operations-but-still-expects-big-covid-19-revenue-hit-2020-05-26 Terence Creamer TRANSNET Tue, 26 May 2020 15:00:00 +0200 554675 1590501607 1590498000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000875285_resized_transnetfreightrail1110221013duane.jpeg 511 287 SA's economic reopening while Covid-19 numbers rise is unique – Mkhize https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sas-economic-reopening-while-covid-19-numbers-rise-is-unique-mkhize-2020-05-26 African News Agency Economy Tue, 26 May 2020 14:23:00 +0200 554665 1590502339 1590495780 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000875264_resized_zwelimkhize4160320201022.jpg Health Minister Zweli Mkhize 511 287 South Africa’s virus fight pits government against scientists https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-virus-fight-pits-government-against-scientists-2020-05-26 , Bloomberg COVID-19 Tue, 26 May 2020 14:21:00 +0200 554667 1590496136 1590495660 99999999999 , Bloomberg 0 0 Giflo celebrates ten years in the property industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/giflo-celebrates-ten-years-in-the-property-industry-2020-05-26 Simone Liedtke PROPERTY Tue, 26 May 2020 12:51:00 +0200 554655 1590491108 1590490260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000875240_resized_propertyartistsrenderofbuildingbadjacenttobarloworldlogisticsbuildingatgiflosirenelinkprecinctdevelopment0520201022.jpg Artist's render of Building B adjacent to Barloworld Logistics building at Giflo's Irene Link Precinct development. 511 287 Nigerian govt seeks EPC contractor for Kumbotso power plant project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-govt-seeks-epc-contractor-for-kumbotso-power-plant-project-2020-05-26 Simone Liedtke SOLAR Tue, 26 May 2020 12:40:00 +0200 554653 1590489660 1590489600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 BRPs granted leave to appeal interdict against retrenchments at SAA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brps-granted-leave-to-appeal-interdict-against-retrenchments-at-saa-2020-05-26 Rebecca Campbell AVIATION Tue, 26 May 2020 10:19:00 +0200 554618 1590481937 1590481140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 SA schools make progress in getting ready to reopen on June 1 - education department https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-schools-make-progress-in-getting-ready-to-reopen-on-june-1---education-department-2020-05-26 African News Agency Economy Tue, 26 May 2020 10:10:00 +0200 554613 1590501734 1590480600 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000875164_resized_angiemotshekgagovernmentza1022.jpg Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga 511 287 Rand climbs to eight-week high versus the dollar https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rand-climbs-to-eight-week-high-versus-the-dollar-2020-05-26 Reuters CURRENCY Tue, 26 May 2020 09:55:00 +0200 554605 1590479811 1590479700 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Cape Town proposes national renewables procurement scheme for municipalities as it pushes ahead ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-proposes-national-renewables-procurement-scheme-for-municipalities-as-it-pushes-ahead-with-ipp-legal-case-2020-05-26 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY REGULATION Tue, 26 May 2020 09:25:00 +0200 554588 1590499830 1590477900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000875080_resized_rooftopsolarpvinstallersgreencape1022.jpg 511 287 AfCFTA to be continent’s main post-pandemic ‘stimulus’ lever https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afcfta-to-be-continents-main-post-pandemic-stimulus-lever-2020-05-25 Terence Creamer REGIONAL INTEGRATION Mon, 25 May 2020 16:45:00 +0200 554554 1590470670 1590417900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000875002_resized_transnetcontainerscitydeep410221115duane.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82343_2020-05-25_wamkele_mene.mp436791755AfCFTA secretary-general Wamkele Mene on the impact of Covid-19 on the trade agreement and its role in reigniting growth across the continent. Camera Work: Kutlwano Matala. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. AfCFTA secretary-general Wamkele Mene on the impact of Covid-19 on the trade agreement and its role in reigniting growth across the continent. Camera Work: Kutlwano Matala. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. WEF launches blockchain principles to protect users https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wef-launches-blockchain-principles-to-protect-users-2020-05-25 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY Mon, 25 May 2020 16:32:00 +0200 554548 1590419026 1590417120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 African countries must strengthen their agricultural, especially food, production https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-countries-must-strengthen-their-agricultural-especially-food-production-2020-05-25 Rebecca Campbell AGRICULTURE Mon, 25 May 2020 16:28:00 +0200 554547 1590417716 1590416880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 AMSA welcomes move to Level 3 in nationwide lockdown https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-welcomes-move-to-level-3-in-nationwide-lockdown-2020-05-25 Simone Liedtke STEEL Mon, 25 May 2020 16:16:00 +0200 554539 1590417361 1590416160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Lockdown Level 3: Squabble over 'tender' disrupts delivery of PPEs to some Gauteng schools https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lockdown-level-3-squabble-over-tender-disrupts-delivery-of-ppes-to-some-gauteng-schools-2020-05-25 News24Wire COVID-19 Mon, 25 May 2020 15:24:00 +0200 554525 1590415704 1590413040 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 OneAfrica launches food voucher campaign, calls on S Africans to help https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oneafrica-launches-food-voucher-campaign-calls-on-s-africans-to-help-2020-05-25 Thabi Madiba Economy Mon, 25 May 2020 15:11:00 +0200 554521 1590415750 1590412260 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874916_resized_foodpumpkins1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Alcohol industry submits safety protocol proposals to govt https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alcohol-industry-submits-safety-protocol-proposals-to-govt-2020-05-25 Simone Liedtke COVID-19 / BREWERIES Mon, 25 May 2020 14:11:00 +0200 554498 1590409507 1590408660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Reserve Bank running out of space to keep lowering interest rates – Kganyago https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reserve-bank-running-out-of-space-to-keep-lowering-interest-rates-kganyago-2020-05-25 News24Wire Economy Mon, 25 May 2020 12:47:00 +0200 554487 1590416243 1590403620 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874836_resized_lesetjakganyagogovtza1022.jpg SARB Governor Lesetja Kganyago 511 287 Household wealth takes R830bn knock quarter-on-quarter https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/household-wealth-takes-r830bn-knock-quarter-on-quarter-2020-05-25 Marleny Arnoldi ECONOMY Mon, 25 May 2020 12:30:00 +0200 554483 1590403917 1590402600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874824_resized_moneyrands1022.jpg 511 287 AMCU calls for testing of all employees at affiliated workplaces https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amcu-calls-for-testing-of-all-employees-at-affiliated-workplaces-2020-05-25 Donna Slater LABOUR Mon, 25 May 2020 11:44:00 +0200 554473 1590418570 1590399840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 African economic integration still has a long way to go, reveals new report https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-economic-integration-still-has-a-long-way-to-go-reveals-new-report-2020-05-25 Rebecca Campbell TRADE Mon, 25 May 2020 11:36:00 +0200 554468 1590401039 1590399360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Africa proactive in implementing measures to flatten Covid-19 curve – Ramaphosa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-proactive-in-implementing-measures-to-flatten-covid-19-curve-ramaphosa-2020-05-25 Thabi Madiba Economy Mon, 25 May 2020 10:09:00 +0200 554445 1590415718 1590394140 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874767_resized_cyrilramaphosa230320201022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Covid-19 workplace protocols must become ‘second nature’ for any further lockdown easing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-says-covid-19-workplace-protocols-must-become-second-nature-for-any-further-lockdown-easing-2020-05-25 Terence Creamer COVID-19 LOCKDOWN Mon, 25 May 2020 09:55:00 +0200 554442 1590418538 1590393300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874764_resized_siphopityana2busa09191022dylan.jpg Busa president Sipho Pityana 511 287 The science behind Level 3 - Ramaphosa lauds 'diverse and sometimes challenging views' https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-science-behind-level-3---ramaphosa-lauds-diverse-and-sometimes-challenging-views-2020-05-25 News24Wire Economy Mon, 25 May 2020 08:07:00 +0200 554415 1590387807 1590386820 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874679_resized_cyrilramaphosa23april1022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 South Africa to move to Level 3, but risk of infections now even greater – Ramaphosa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-to-move-to-level-3-but-risk-of-infections-now-even-greater-ramaphosa-2020-05-24 News24Wire COVID-19 Sun, 24 May 2020 21:52:00 +0200 554409 1590350259 1590349920 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874666_resized_cyrilramaphosa10315duane1022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 First window of SMME debt relief financing scheme closing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-window-of-smme-debt-relief-financing-scheme-closing-2020-05-22 Tasneem Bulbulia BUSINESS Fri, 22 May 2020 16:30:00 +0200 554396 1590157870 1590157800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Trade and Industry Committee briefed on plans to reopen economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-and-industry-committee-briefed-on-plans-to-reopen-economy-2020-05-22 Tasneem Bulbulia ECONOMY Fri, 22 May 2020 15:31:00 +0200 554387 1590154893 1590154260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UK's Blair: Patchy data means Africa could use antibody tests to track Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uks-blair-patchy-data-means-africa-could-use-antibody-tests-to-track-covid-19-2020-05-22 Reuters COVID-19 Fri, 22 May 2020 15:31:00 +0200 554388 1590156172 1590154260 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Easing of South Africa lockdown may bring no respite for smokers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/easing-of-south-africa-lockdown-may-bring-no-respite-for-smokers-2020-05-22 , Bloomberg ECONOMY Fri, 22 May 2020 15:10:00 +0200 554378 1590153159 1590153000 99999999999 , Bloomberg 0 0 SA definitely moving to Level 3 lockdown 'soon', the question is how - deputy minister https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-definitely-moving-to-level-3-lockdown-soon-the-question-is-how---deputy-minister-2020-05-22 News24Wire Economy Fri, 22 May 2020 12:35:00 +0200 554351 1590392608 1590143700 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874565_resized_thedeputyministeroftradeandindustryfikilemajolaspeakingtoentrepreneursinmountfrereeasterncape1022.jpg Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Economic Development Fikile Majola 511 287 Ramaphosa to hear from the tourism industry ahead of move to Level 3 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-to-hear-from-the-tourism-industry-ahead-of-move-to-level-3-2020-05-22 News24Wire Economy Fri, 22 May 2020 12:32:00 +0200 554350 1590156053 1590143520 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874562_resized_cyrilramaphosa180320201022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Tribunal confirms another excessive pricing consent agreement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-confirms-another-excessive-pricing-consent-agreement-2020-05-22 Donna Slater COVID-19 Fri, 22 May 2020 12:17:00 +0200 554347 1590143744 1590142620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Construction sector survival requires fresh approach https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-sector-survival-requires-fresh-approach-2020-05-22 Mamaili Mamaila Competition Policy Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 553019 1589531987 1590098400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872016_resized_constructionuniversityofpretoria2205201022.jpg DECISIVE ACTION For the construction industry to thrive, opportunism will need to be dealt with immediately and decisively 511 287 Pandemic, economic challenges to shape industry direction https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pandemic-economic-challenges-to-shape-industry-direction-2020-05-22 Mamaili Mamaila Competition Policy Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 552911 1589869442 1590098400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000871633_resized_constructionmacsteelceomikebenfield2205201022.jpg MIKE BENFIELD The construction and steel sectors – including the larger manufacturing industry – are “hand-in-glove” 511 287 Pandemic heightens existing construction sector woes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pandemic-heightens-existing-construction-sector-woes-2020-05-22 Mamaili Mamaila Competition Policy Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 552573 1589869446 1590098400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000871618_resized_constructionasaqschristellebown2205201022.jpg CHRISTELLE BOWN It is important to address the difficulties caused by the onerous conditions prescribed when tendering for professional services 511 287