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Magazine round up | 24 September 2021 

24th September 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 24 September 2021

Sustainable infrastructure efforts must be enhanced 

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     23rd September 2021 There has been some progress in sustainability in the cement and broader infrastructure industry, with several innovations by companies and countries, but more should be done, says consultant Tony Hadley. Speaking on day two of the Sustainability Summit on September 22, during the Sustainable... 

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Hadley African founder Tony Hadley provides an overview of environmental situation of the cement industry

Panel discusses ‘sustainable food’ in Africa 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd September 2021 Africa’s food systems are at cross-roads, faced with the pressure of producing more for a growing population, while also tackling increasing levels of malnutrition. Taking place a few days before the United Nations Food Systems Summit as part of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable... 

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Experts unpack hindrances to food security in Africa

Magazine round up | 17 September 2021 

17th September 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

Magazine round up | 17 September 2021
Magazine round up | 17 September 2021

New units installed at zinc mine 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     17th September 2021 Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) expert Booyco Engineering is installing the first of its “new generation” units at a South African zinc mine, later this month.  

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Booyco Engineering executives unpacks its extensive product design and testing process

Competition Commission advances efforts to mitigate price gouging during pandemic  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     10th September 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a spike in price gouging and complaints from customers, and the Competition Commission of South Africa had to, and continues to, focus efforts on mitigating this situation, and has learnt several lessons from this. This was indicated during the a webinar hosted by... 

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Competition Commission Litigation manager Candice Slump outlines the CC‘s legal and practical approach to price gouging during the pandemic.

Magazine round up | 10 September 2021 

10th September 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 10 September 2021

Quality of life in Gauteng declines amid pandemic, survey finds   

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     9th September 2021 Research institute the Gauteng City-Region Observatory’s (GCRO’s) Quality of Life (QoL) Survey for 2020/21 finds that the quality of life in the province decreased considerably since the previous study; however, this must be understood in the context of the pandemic. The GCRO is a partnership... 

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Gauteng City-Region Observatory Research Strategy director Graeme Götz outlines findings regarding the decrease of overall quality of life in the GCRO’s 2020/21 survey

Digitalisation offers opportunity to improve supply chains, manufacturing  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     9th September 2021 Digitalisation provides an opportunity to improve manufacturing and supply chain processes. Companies in these sectors have, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, had to quickly adapt to using new technologies, which has driven increased digitalisation efforts, speakers noted during a webinar... 

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Neways MD Jeremy Basckin elaborates on how visibility can be used to tackle supply chain challenges.

Imperial reports healthy full-year earnings growth, but withholds dividend 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     7th September 2021 JSE-listed Imperial Logistics’ restructuring and simplifying efforts since 2019 have contributed to it reporting an operating profit of R2.3-billion and basic headline earnings per share (HEPS) of 334c for the financial year ended June 30. This compares with an operating profit of R1.4-billion... 

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Imperial Logistics group CEO Mohammed Akojee discusses the group's financial year 2021 performance

Magazine round up | 03 September 2021 

3rd September 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 03 September 2021

Competition Commission decision raises questions  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     2nd September 2021 The Competition Amendment Act, and a recent decision by the Competition Commission of South Africa, have benefits, but also raise questions for companies, speakers indicated during a webinar held by legal adviser Bowmans on September 1. The commission recently prohibited a transaction in which... 

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Bowmans competition partner Lebohang Mabidikane provides some background to Competition Commission’s use of public interest assessment, following its recent decision to block a proposed acquisition of Burger King on these grounds.

Hulamin continues turnaround, despite pandemic 

By: Simone Liedtke     31st August 2021 Aluminium supplier and exporter Hulamin continued with its turnaround actions for both its rolled and extruded product segments, despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, for the period ended June 30. In the six-month period, Hulamin’s rolled and extruded product sales increased by 43% and 58%,... 

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Hulamin CFO Mark Gounder presents for the first time as he discusses the company's interim financial results. Video: Creamer Media's Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd.

SingularityU gears up for South Africa summit 

By: Natasha Odendaal     27th August 2021 The 2021 virtual edition of the SingularityU South Africa Summit is gearing up to stimulate the African innovation investment ecosystem by connecting South Africa and Africa's top entrepreneurs and innovative businesses with global venture capitalists, institutional funds, property investors and... 

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SingularityU South Africa and Mann Made co-CEOs Mic Mann and Shayne Mann discuss the upcoming SingularityU South Africa Summit in October. Date recorded: 26.08.2021.

Magazine round up | 27 August 2021 

27th August 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 27 August 2021

OneLogix continues to weather the Covid-19 storm – CEO   

By: Simone Liedtke     26th August 2021 Logistics group OneLogix, headed by Ian Lourens, on August 26 said signs of recovery from the damaging effects of the Covid-19 induced economic environment “only became evident well into the [financial] year under review”, ended May 31, while the different stages of lockdowns had varying impacts... 

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OneLogix CEO Ian Lourens gives an executive summary of the group's results for the financial year ended May 31, 2021. Video: Creamer Media's Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd.

Magazine round up | 20 August 2021 

20th August 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 20 August 2021

Derby optimistic port terminal operators will partner with Transnet at Durban and Ngqura  

By: Terence Creamer     18th August 2021 Transnet CEO Portia Derby says the State-owned freight logistics utility has had initial engagements with some international terminal operators and shipping companies regarding the potential to form partnerships to improve the performance of its container terminals at the ports of Durban and... 

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Transnet CEO Portia Derby outlines the group's masterplan for the Port of Durban during a Toyota Wessels Institute for Manufacturing Studies webinar. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 18.8.2021

Prevalence of fire weather risks on the rise, says expert 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     17th August 2021 As climate change is causing various regions around the world to experience longer periods of droughts and general changes in humidity and wind levels, it increases the risk for sporadic wildfires. Climate change has affected the number and intensity of fires worldwide, confirms global weather... 

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DTN weather operations VP Renny Vandewege unpacks the increasing risk for sporadic wildfires globally

Business rescue the solution, not the problem, as more businesses face difficulties 

By: Simone Liedtke     16th August 2021 Law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) business rescue and insolvency director Lucinde Rhoodie says South Africa can expect an uptick in business rescue filings, as more businesses will look to it as a means of saving their companies following significant impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and the... 

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Business rescue and insolvency director Lucinde Rhoodie discusses the potential uptick in business rescue filings in South Africa following recent civil unrest, and the country's still-struggling economy. Video: Recorded on Zoom. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd.

Omnia firmly in a growth phase following restructuring – CEO 

By: Simone Liedtke     16th August 2021 Diversified chemical manufacturing company Omnia intends to “settle down” following the completion of its strategic restructuring, and to take some time to focus on its people, culture and setting a “firm foundation to grow from”. Omnia CEO Seelan Gobalsamy tells Engineering News the company is... 

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Omnia CEO Seelan Gobalsamy speaks to Engineering News about the company's growth and strategy developments following its recent restructuring. Video: Recorded on Zoom. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd.

Magazine round up | 13 August 2021 

13th August 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 13 August 2021

MTN meets targets during H1, earnings down on one-off transactions 

By: Natasha Odendaal     12th August 2021 MTN Group reported a contraction in its earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (Ebidta) margin to 40% during the first half of 2021, compared with 49.7% in June 2020. In constant currency terms and excluding the effects of one-off items, the margin expanded by 1.6 percentage... 

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MTN Group president and CEO Ralph Mupita discusses the highlights of MTN’s results for the six months ended June 30, 2021.

New strike patterns have been emerging in recent years, says postdoctoral fellow 

By: Donna Slater     12th August 2021 An increase in strike action can be correlated with an increase in favourable economic conditions within a country, region or industry, as has been the case, for the most part, over the past 50 years, says University of the Witwatersrand Society, Work and Politics Institute postdoctoral fellow... 

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Influences behind a shift in strike action trends

Magazine round up | 06 August 2021 

6th August 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 06 August 2021

Afrimat unpacks how its recent acquisitions are settling in  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     5th August 2021 JSE-listed midtier miner Afrimat on August 5, during an investor day, outlined its expectations on when its latest acquisitions will start contributing to the group’s results, as well as how the company will go about driving growth going forward. Most of the acquisition activity in the... 

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Afrimat executives unpack the company's diversification strategy and how new acquisitions are settling in. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd

African executives optimistic about growth despite pandemic, challenges  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     4th August 2021 Despite the global pandemic and its impacts, Africa’s C-suite executives are optimistic about business growth this year, international audit, tax and advisory firm Mazars’s ‘2020 C-suite Barometer’ finds. In early 2020, Mazars decided to initiate the new barometer to assess the views of C-suite... 

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Mazars South Africa Co-CEOs Anoop Ninan and Michelle Olckers outline some of the key findings from Mazars’s 2020 C-suite Barometer for Africa and South Africa.

Magazine round up | 30 July 2021 

30th July 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 30 July 2021

AMSA reports decade-high interim Ebitda  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     29th July 2021 Primary steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) has reported its strongest interim earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) in a decade at R3.21-billion. This compares with a loss of R1.2-billion reported for the six months ended June 30, 2020.  

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AMSA CEO Kobus Verster unpacks the primary steel producer's strong interim performance

AECI delivers strong performance as trading environment normalises post-Covid  

By: Simone Liedtke     28th July 2021 Diversified chemicals company AECI delivered a strong performance for the six months to June 30. The trading environment began to normalise during the second half of 2020 following the world’s recovery from the initial waves of Covid-19 infections. This improvement trend continued into this year,... 

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AECI CEO Mark Dytor discusses the interim period with Engineering News. Video: Creamer Media's Kutlwano Matlala. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd.

L2D declares interim dividend, despite challenges  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     26th July 2021 JSE-listed real estate investment trust Liberty Two Degrees (L2D) has, notwithstanding a challenging operating environment, declared an interim dividend of 15.79c a share for the six months ended June 30. On releasing its results on July 26, L2D’s share price rose by 3.96% to 499c apiece.  

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L2D CEO Amelia Beattie talks about the company's interim performance.

Wheeling framework remains an inhibitor to IPPs, says association  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd July 2021 The current South African power industry structure is supportive of wheeling, in theory, but issues persist that limit the development of more third-party network access and the development of a competitive, open-access electricity market, the South African Independent Power Producers Association... 

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SAIPPA independent consultant Andrew Carr and CPCS principal consultant Ian Johnson touch on South Africa's wheeling issues

Magazine round up | 23 July 2021 

23rd July 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 23 July 2021

Chichi Maponya thanks community for protecting Maponya mall  

19th July 2021 Maponya Group chairperson Chichi Maponya thanks the community of Soweto for pulling together to protect the mall during the recent unrest that engulfed parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.  

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Maponya Group chairperson Chichi Maponya

Magazine round up | 16 July 2021 

16th July 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

Magazine round up | 16 July 2021
Magazine round up | 16 July 2021

Magazine round up | 09 July 2021 

9th July 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 09 July 2021

Celebrating 40 years with Martin Creamer 

5th July 2021 This year marks Creamer Media’s 40th anniversary of promoting current, credible and comprehensive news coverage about economic developments. 

Celebrating 40 years with Martin Creamer
Celebrating 40 years with Martin Creamer

Magazine round up | 02 July 2021 

2nd July 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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