Engineering News | Macro and Micro https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/macro-and-micro Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:18:43 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Repo Rate cut welcomed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/repo-rate-cut-welcomed-2019-07-18 Sane Dhlamini Macro and Micro Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:56:00 +0200 526104 1563462121 1563461760 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812695_resized_sarbbuilding1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Reserve Bank cuts repo rate https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reserve-bank-cuts-repo-rate-2019-07-18 News24Wire Macro and Micro Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:23:00 +0200 526064 1563458894 1563456180 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812600_resized_lesetjakganyago1022reuters.jpg SARB governor Lesetja Kganyago 511 287 Calisto takes majority interest in Cartrack, triggering mandatory offer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/calisto-takes-majority-interest-in-cartrack-triggering-mandatory-offer-2019-07-18 Simone Liedtke FLEET MANAGEMENT Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:34:00 +0200 526041 1563453319 1563453240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Bahrain composites group aiming to use PRASA contract as platform for expansion into other sectors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bahrain-composites-group-aiming-to-use-prasa-contract-as-platform-for-expansion-into-other-sectors-2019-07-18 Terence Creamer MANUFACTURING Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:45:00 +0200 526024 1563457742 1563450300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812464_resized_drsameraljishibfgafrica07191022dylan.jpg BFG International group president Dr Samer Aljishi 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78952_2019-07-18_bfg_africa_-_2.mp451260803BFG International group president Dr Samer Aljishi in conversation with Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer about the company's investment in South Africa and prospects for future growth. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 18.7.2019 BFG International group president Dr Samer Aljishi in conversation with Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer about the company's investment in South Africa and prospects for future growth. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 18.7.2019 Eskom to pay Nedbank R9m in interest before month end https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-to-pay-nedbank-r9m-in-interest-before-month-end-2019-07-18 News24Wire Macro and Micro Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:51:00 +0200 525989 1563456081 1563443460 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812369_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Nehawu 'disappointed' by government's intent to cut 30 000 public service jobs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nehawu-disappointed-by-governments-intent-to-cut-30-000-public-service-jobs-2019-07-18 African News Agency Macro and Micro Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:28:00 +0200 525968 1563460496 1563438480 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812319_resized_nehawulogo21022.jpg 511 287 Record private equity investment indicative of growth potential https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/record-private-equity-investment-indicative-of-growth-potential-2019-07-17 Simone Liedtke PRIVATE EQUITY Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:05:00 +0200 525918 1563430471 1563379500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812244_resized_privateequitytanyavanlill072019savca1022.jpg Savca CEO Tanya van Lill 511 287 South Africa positioning itself within platinum-rich hydrogen economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-positioned-for-emerging-hydrogen-economy-2019-07-17 Martin Creamer PLATINUM GROUP METALS Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:29:00 +0200 525913 1563455087 1563373740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812220_resized_trudimakhaya0719martincreamer1022.jpg Trudi Makhaya 511 287 New Nelson Mandela collectable coin series unveiled https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-nelson-mandela-collectable-coin-series-unveiled-2019-07-17 Thabi Madiba Macro and Micro Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:55:00 +0200 525897 1563372729 1563371700 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812186_resized_protear251ozrevresized1022.jpg The 1 oz R25 gold coin 511 287 Economists expect Reserve Bank to cut repo rate by 25 basis points https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/economists-expect-reserve-bank-to-cut-repo-rate-by-25-basis-points-2019-07-17 African News Agency Macro and Micro Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:11:00 +0200 525870 1563367662 1563365460 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812137_resized_sarbbuilding1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Corruption busters still cash-strapped, but DOJ in talks with Treasury about private funding https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/corruption-busters-still-cash-strapped-but-doj-in-talks-with-treasury-about-private-funding-2019-07-17 News24Wire CORRUPTION Wed, 17 Jul 2019 08:48:00 +0200 525801 1563349030 1563346080 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 South African interest rates may fall, and not due to politics https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-interest-rates-may-fall-and-not-due-to-politics-2019-07-17 Bloomberg ECONOMY Wed, 17 Jul 2019 08:31:00 +0200 525797 1563349841 1563345060 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Municipal managers to be hauled before Parliament to explain repeat adverse audits https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipal-managers-to-be-hauled-before-parliament-to-explain-repeat-adverse-audits-2019-07-16 African News Agency Macro and Micro Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:13:00 +0200 525759 1563286459 1563282780 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811879_resized_parliament20180220181022.jpg 511 287 Didiza calls for conversation with land owners https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/didiza-calls-for-conversation-with-land-owners-2019-07-16 African News Agency Macro and Micro Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:56:00 +0200 525716 1563281102 1563270960 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811797_resized_thokodidiza21022.jpg Agriculture, Land Reform & Rural Development Thoko Didiza 511 287 EOH says bribery, corruption limited to a few individuals, subsidiaries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eoh-says-bribery-corruption-limited-to-a-few-individuals-subsidiaries-2019-07-16 Schalk Burger FINANCIAL Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:16:00 +0200 525708 1563288133 1563268560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811776_resized_stephenvancoller204191022.jpg EOH CEO Stephen van Coller 511 287 ‘Monetisation’ of risks will be key to transitioning from climate awareness to resilience https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/monetisation-of-risks-will-be-key-to-transitioning-from-climate-awareness-to-resilience-2019-07-16 Terence Creamer CLIMATE RESILIENCE Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:25:00 +0200 525663 1563262046 1563261900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811683_resized_ianallisonmottmacdonald1022.jpg Mott MacDonald global head of climate resilience services Ian Allison 511 287 GEPF looks to invest more offshore https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gepf-looks-to-invest-more-offshore-2019-07-16 Bloomberg INVESTMENT Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:21:00 +0200 525662 1563263208 1563261660 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 What Africa’s key central banks will discuss in the next ten days https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/what-africas-key-central-banks-will-discuss-in-the-next-ten-days-2019-07-16 Bloomberg ECONOMY Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:07:00 +0200 525655 1563261150 1563260820 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Gautrain adds R6.4bn to the Gauteng economy a year, says new study https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-adds-r64bn-to-the-gauteng-economy-a-year-says-new-study-2019-07-15 Irma Venter RAIL Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:45:00 +0200 525627 1563199970 1563198300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811602_resized_jacobmmamaboloandjackvandermerwe0719irma1022.jpg Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Jacob Mamabolo and Gautrain Management Agency CEO Jack van der Merwe 511 287 Jacob Zuma details ‘conspiracy’ against him https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jacob-zuma-details-conspiracy-against-him-2019-07-15 Sashnee Moodley Macro and Micro Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:42:00 +0200 525591 1563200009 1563187320 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811536_resized_jacobzuma15072019reuters1022.jpg Former President Jacob Zuma 511 287 Fedusa welcomes appointment of Ivan Fredericks to PIC board https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fedusa-welcomes-appointment-of-ivan-fredericks-to-pic-board-2019-07-12 African News Agency Macro and Micro Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:20:00 +0200 525486 1562935193 1562934000 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811335_resized_picpublicinvestmentcorporationlogo1022.jpg 511 287 Heavy haul industry business models to be modelled under 4IR – Monakali https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heavy-haul-industry-business-models-to-be-modelled-under-4ir-monakali-2019-07-12 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT / RAIL Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:00:00 +0200 525477 1562932947 1562932800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811311_resized_brianmonakalitransnet07191022dylan.jpg Transnet Freight Rail GM Brian Monakali 511 287 WearCheck acquires reliability testing company, boosts services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wearcheck-acquires-reliability-testing-company-boosts-services-2019-07-12 Simone Liedtke CONDITION MONITORING Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:57:00 +0200 525476 1562936623 1562929020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811308_resized_conditionmonitoringneilrobinsonmdofwearcheck0720191022.jpg WearCheck MD Neil Robinson 511 287 IRP will serve before Cabinet only in September as Nedlac process drags on https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irp-will-serve-before-cabinet-only-in-september-as-nedlac-process-drags-on-2019-07-11 Terence Creamer ENERGY Thu, 11 Jul 2019 14:23:00 +0200 525350 1562852832 1562847780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810989_resized_gwedemantashe12003181022.jpg Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe 511 287 South African ports ‘need to evolve’ – specialist https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-ports-need-to-evolve-specialist-2019-07-11 Simone Liedtke PORTS Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:57:00 +0200 525331 1562842748 1562842620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810934_resized_lwandilemabbuza1022.jpg Transnet National Ports Authority logistics supply chain specialist Lwandile Mabuza 511 287 Dirco to focus on facilitating more foreign direct investment to South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dirco-to-focus-on-facilitating-more-foreign-direct-investment-to-south-africa-2019-07-11 African News Agency INVESTMENT Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:56:00 +0200 525330 1562852018 1562842560 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810928_resized_naledipandor2220620191022.jpg International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor 511 287 TNPA calls for improved maritime transportation infrastructure systems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tnpa-calls-for-improved-maritime-transportation-infrastructure-systems-2019-07-11 Simone Liedtke PORTS Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:43:00 +0200 525327 1562842241 1562841780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Cabinet okays NHI Bill for tabling in Parliament https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cabinet-okays-nhi-bill-for-tabling-in-parliament-2019-07-11 African News Agency Macro and Micro Thu, 11 Jul 2019 11:51:00 +0200 525310 1562852059 1562838660 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810884_resized_jacksonmthembu190620191022.jpg Minister in The Presidency, Jackson Mthembu 511 287 BEE commission says MTN scheme contrary to objectives of empowerment law https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bee-commission-says-mtn-scheme-contrary-to-objectives-of-empowerment-law-2019-07-11 African News Agency TELECOMS Thu, 11 Jul 2019 11:19:00 +0200 525293 1562838862 1562836740 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Police service considered the most corrupt institution – survey https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/police-service-considered-the-most-corrupt-institution-survey-2019-07-11 Thabi Madiba Macro and Micro Thu, 11 Jul 2019 10:19:00 +0200 525271 1562852132 1562833140 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810769_resized_policesapstshwanetrainingacademy106121022duane.jpg 511 287 Absa metal ETFs list on A2X https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/absa-metal-etfs-list-on-a2x-2019-07-11 Marleny Arnoldi STOCK EXCHANGES Thu, 11 Jul 2019 10:11:00 +0200 525268 1562920347 1562832660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 4IR summit https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/4ir-summit-2019-07-11 Creamer Media Reporter Macro and Micro Thu, 11 Jul 2019 09:40:00 +0200 525260 1562914693 1562830800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811065_resized_st11072019.jpeg Natasha Odendaal 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78895_2019-07-11_second_take_en_-_2.mp458781136Natasha Odendaal discusses the 4IR summit. (Camera & editing: Nicholas Boyd) Natasha Odendaal discusses the 4IR summit. (Camera & editing: Nicholas Boyd) Kganyago reappointment shows commitment to central bank independence – association https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kganyago-reappointment-shows-commitment-to-central-bank-independence-association-2019-07-11 African News Agency ECONOMY Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:49:00 +0200 525251 1562827932 1562827740 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Kganyago re-appointed for another 5 years https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kganyago-re-appointed-for-another-5-years-2019-07-10 Reuters RESERVE BANK Wed, 10 Jul 2019 17:08:00 +0200 525232 1562771547 1562771280 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810705_resized_lesetjakganyago0419bloomberg102201.jpg Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago 511 287 National minimum wage not the jobs poison pundits feared – Minister Nxesi https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/national-minimum-wage-not-the-jobs-poison-pundits-feared-minister-nxesi-2019-07-10 News24Wire Macro and Micro Wed, 10 Jul 2019 10:36:00 +0200 525151 1562772021 1562747760 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810505_resized_thembelanithulasnxesi1411111022duane.jpg Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi 511 287 Cyril Ramaphosa’s honeymoon is officially over https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cyril-ramaphosas-honeymoon-is-officially-over-2019-07-10 Bloomberg ECONOMY Wed, 10 Jul 2019 08:30:00 +0200 525107 1562741923 1562740200 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810449_resized_cyrilramaphosasouthafricanflagmarch20181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 ‘Weak’ carbon tax to be significantly strengthened from 2023 – Treasury official https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/weak-carbon-tax-to-be-significantly-strengthened-from-2023-2019-07-09 Terence Creamer CARBON TAX Tue, 09 Jul 2019 16:15:00 +0200 525082 1562836935 1562681700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810397_resized_ismailmomoniat0719terence1022.jpeg National Treasury deputy director-general Ismail Momoniat 511 287