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Former Transnet executives’ properties, pension benefits frozen with SIU order
10th August 2022 By: Donna Slater

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) and Transnet have obtained a preservation order from the Special Tribunal to freeze five luxury properties, and pension benefits valued at about R1.8-million,... 

Enviro dept publishes amended Nema Section 24H regulations
3rd August 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has published the amendments to the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA) Section 24H Regulations for implementation, which... 

Post Office reports healthy uptake of online car licence renewal facility
2nd August 2022 By: Darren Parker

The South African Post Office reports that there has been a “healthy” uptake of its online motor vehicle licence renewal facility, which was launched at the end of January.  More than 37 000... 

Treasury calls for comments on ‘two pot’ retirement system legislation
1st August 2022 By: Schalk Burger

National Treasury has invited comments on a set of four draft Tax Bills, which give effect to the 2022 Budget tax proposals, including the 2022 Draft Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of... 

Atlantic Council proposes Africa agenda at upcoming COP 27 to help combat climate change
1st August 2022 By: Donna Slater

Africa deserves the highest priority attention at the upcoming twenty-seventh United Nations’ climate conference – the Conference of the Parties 27 (COP 27), to be held in Egypt, in November, panel... 

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Much to do before Ramaphosa's new energy plan can be implemented
29th July 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Creamer Media's Chanel de Bruyn speaks to Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer about the interventions announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa to address South Africa's electricity crisis; what... 

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New trends boost need for project skills development
29th July 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Recent trends, such as the impact of digital disruption, climate change and shifting demographics, have increased the need for reskilling and upskilling local project management talent, says... 

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Council implements measures to verify qualifications
29th July 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

The South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP), with the development of an upgraded registration system, has been implementing additional security... 

44 MW solar plant gets refinanced by shareholders
28th July 2022 By: Darren Parker

The Concentrator Photovoltaics Power Plant No.1 (CPV1), a 44 MW concentrated solar photovoltaic plant in the Western Cape, has successfully been refinanced by its shareholders Pele Green Energy... 

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SAWEA voices support for Ramaphosa’s electricity security interventions
27th July 2022 By: Darren Parker

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has applauded the numerous interventions outlined by President Cyril Ramaphosa to tackle South Africa’s energy crisis. The association said on July... 

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Eskom submits safety case in support of keeping Koeberg going
27th July 2022 By: Darren Parker

Public entity the National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) has confirmed that State-owned Eskom has submitted the safety case in support of its application to extend the operational life of the Koeberg... 

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DPWI to publish RFP for iREREP in the coming week
27th July 2022 By: Darren Parker

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) – supported by the National Treasury’s Government Technical Advisory Centre’s (GTAC) transactional adviser – will publish a request for... 

Salba concerned about prevalence of illicit liquor trade
25th July 2022 By: Donna Slater

A report by market research company Euromonitor International reveals that the illicit liquor market in South Africa grew by a compound yearly growth rate of 10% in volume terms in 2020, compared... 

Industry calls for renewal of poultry tariffs
25th July 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The biggest threat to South Africa’s poultry industry is “unfair trade practices from countries like Brazil, Ireland, Spain and Denmark which dump their product on South African shores,” industry... 

Technical expert calls for power-, environment-saving lighting standards to be promulgated
14th July 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Industrial technical standards and best practices expert and nonprofit organisation CLASP energy efficiency lighting expert Michael Scholand is calling on the Department of Trade, Industry and... 

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Batteries and decentralised power seen as key way to boost security of supply
1st July 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Industry body the South African Energy Storage Association chairperson Mikhail Nikomarov emphasises the importance of a decentralised power system and the benefits it can provide, and how this can... 

Mutually respectful, beneficial foreign investments key – Bonakele
24th June 2022 By: Donna Slater

South Africa needs “very predictable, clear regulatory systems” as it seeks mutually respectful and mutually beneficial foreign investment, South African Competition Commission Commissioner... 

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Reform, State capability, corruption must be addressed before South Africa can progress – Mavuso
24th June 2022 By: Donna Slater

Three critical issues stand in the way of South Africa moving forward in terms of developing and attracting investment, Business Leadership South Africa CEO Busi Mavuso said at the Southern Africa... 

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Economic strain, building ratings drive green buildings demand
24th June 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

The economic impact of Covid-19 and the introduction of the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) in South Africa are some of the factors driving the growth of the green buildings sector, states... 

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Failure to tackle the construction mafia will have dire consequences, report warns
20th June 2022 By: Darren Parker

Government’s failure to adequately address the “construction mafia” will have dire consequences not just for the construction sector but for South Africa as a whole, as it is likely to result in... 

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Industry body stresses need for import protection
17th June 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Construction industry body Cement & Concrete South Africa (CCSA) is interacting with government to legislate anti-import dumping tariffs and protection for local cement materials and products. “We... 

Treasury gazettes new VAT regulations for valuable metal vendors
14th June 2022 By: Darren Parker

The National Treasury this week gazetted the Regulations on Domestic Reverse Charge Relating to Valuable Metal, which is meant to serve as an anti-abuse measure aimed at foreclosing schemes and... 

Better assessment needed to overcome future crises – BLSA
13th June 2022 By: Donna Slater

In responding to crises on local soil, South Africa needs to ensure all collaborators have sufficient capacity to engage and plan for joint action, says Business Leadership South Africa CEO Busi... 

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New cement production capacity in Africa might be preferable to high transport costs
10th June 2022 By: Darren Parker

The rapidly rising cost of transport means that adding additional cement production capacity in Africa might be worth considering going forward. Before the outbreak of Covid-19, a long-term decline... 

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Eskom’s wage talks raise unions’ ire as dialogue hits stalemate
10th June 2022 By: Bloomberg

Talks between South Africa’s beleaguered power utility Eskom and its biggest labour unions on wages have reached a stalemate, the latest crisis for the utility that’s struggling to boost... 

Doris Tshepe appointed new Competition Commissioner
10th June 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has announced the appointment of Doris Tshepe as the new Competition Commission Commissioner. Cabinet was briefed on the decision on June 8... 

WoodMac’s Maade expects economy to bounce back in 3 years if risks are mitigated
2nd June 2022 By: Darren Parker

Despite the most aggressive policy tightening cycle in decades, research and consulting firm Wood Mackenzie (WoodMac) metals and mining markets head Derryn Maade has said the global economy is... 

New MEIBC agreement guided by inputs from employers’ organisation
30th May 2022 By: Darren Parker

The Consolidated Employers’ Organisation (CEO) has secured a “landmark” victory for its members after lengthy discussions with other stakeholders at the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining... 

Former Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama
More arrests expected in corruption case against Gama and other ex-Transnet officials
27th May 2022 By: News24Wire

Former Transnet CEO, Siyabonga Gama, who is among the five people accused of R93-million fraud and corruption in a case relating to the procurement of 1 064 locomotives by the State-owned freight... 

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Former Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama arrested
27th May 2022 By: News24Wire

Five former Transnet officials have been arrested by the Hawks and the National Prosecuting Authority's Investigating Directorate on Friday morning on charges of fraud, corruption and money... 

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Labour Court scuppers AMSA’s attempts to squash Numsa strike
24th May 2022 By: Darren Parker

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has welcomed the decision of the Labour Court to dismiss the application by steel producer Arcelormittal South Africa (AMSA) to interdict... 

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Alexforbes launches new transformation policy
19th May 2022 By: Darren Parker

Financial services company Alexforbes Investments launched its new transformation policy on May 19. The policy launch took place in conjunction with the publication of the company’s new... 

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Ramaphosa tables fourth part of Zondo report, Parliament to start working on published parts
18th May 2022 By: News24Wire

President Cyril Ramaphosa tabled the fourth part of the State Capture Inquiry's report with Parliament on Tuesday - and, in a turnaround from the African National Congress's previous stance,... 

Input into draft National Labour Migration Policy, Employment Services Bill requested
16th May 2022 By: Donna Slater

The Mpumalanga Department of Employment and Labour is inviting stakeholders to make inputs at a May 19 workshop on the draft National Labour Migration Policy (NLMP) and the Employment Services (ES)... 

Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy
Creecy issues call for air quality appeals panel nominees
13th May 2022 By: Darren Parker

Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has initiated the process to appoint an expert panel in terms of Section 3 of the National Environment Management Act, to advise her... 

Stats SA given R2.8bn for current financial year
10th May 2022 By: Donna Slater

Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele reports that through the 2022/2023 budget vote for Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), the entity will, over the medium-term expenditure framework... 

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