Engineering News | Trade https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/trade Wed, 27 May 2020 02:38:26 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Distell welcomes opening up of sector, but calls for clarity on key concerns https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/distell-welcomes-opening-up-of-sector-but-calls-for-clarity-on-key-concerns-2020-05-26 Tasneem Bulbulia BEVERAGES Tue, 26 May 2020 11:35:00 +0200 554633 1590487283 1590485700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 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. 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 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 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 Council accelerates online services amid lockdown https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/council-accelerates-online-services-amid-lockdown-2020-05-22 Mamaili Mamaila Trade Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 552904 1589869442 1590098400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000871624_resized_constructionnhbrcactingceootsilemaseng2205201022.jpg OTSILE MASENG Covid-19 and subsequent economic downgrades by rating agencies will result in a sharp decline in domestic demand for residential properties 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 Trade 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 Built-environment growth a focus for regulator https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regulator-focused-on-accelerating-built-environment-growth-2020-05-22 Mamaili Mamaila Trade Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 552057 1589869442 1590098400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000871630_resized_constructionnrcsregulationsandrules2205201022.jpg TOWING THE LINE The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications’ National Building Regulations division assists with the upkeep of the National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act 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 Trade 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 Sector increasingly adopting digitalisation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-sector-increasingly-adopting-digitalisation-2020-05-22 Mamaili Mamaila Trade Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 549289 1590393261 1590098400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000863725_resized_automationabbsouthernafricajohnmanuellpic0105201022.jpg JOHN MANUELL The full potential of sugar production processes lies in leveraging available data to drive the seamless interoperability among people, assets and production processes 511 287 Lifting of cigarette sale prohibition will improve tobacco farming economics https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lifting-of-cigarette-sale-prohibition-will-improve-tobacco-farming-economics-2020-05-21 Donna Slater Trade Thu, 21 May 2020 16:37:00 +0200 554277 1590072729 1590071820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Hudaco unlikely to pay dividend as Covid-19 impacts businesses https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hudaco-unlikely-to-pay-dividend-as-covid-19-impacts-businesses-2020-05-21 Donna Slater Trade Thu, 21 May 2020 16:34:00 +0200 554275 1590497138 1590071640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 CFOs in Africa take steps to provide safe working environments for their employees https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cfos-in-africa-take-steps-to-provide-safe-working-environments-for-their-employees-2020-05-21 Donna Slater COVID-19 Thu, 21 May 2020 16:30:00 +0200 554274 1590072933 1590071400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874418_resized_dionshangojoburgindaba1018dylan1022.jpg PwC Africa CEO Dion Shango 511 287 Masondo reiterates projections of economic downturn, increased demand on health services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/masondo-reiterates-projections-of-economic-downturn-increased-demand-on-health-services-2020-05-21 Simone Liedtke COVID-19 Thu, 21 May 2020 12:34:00 +0200 554193 1590057928 1590057240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874212_resized_deputyfinanceministerdrdavidmasondo052020ujzoomwebinar1022.jpg Deputy Finance Minister Dr David Masondo 511 287 Itac aligns its permitting services with lockdown level regulations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/itac-aligns-its-permitting-services-with-lockdown-level-regulations-2020-05-20 Marleny Arnoldi TRADE Wed, 20 May 2020 14:27:00 +0200 554074 1589978866 1589977620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Massmart reports lower sales owing to Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/massmart-reports-lower-sales-owing-to-covid-19-2020-05-18 Simone Liedtke RETAIL TRADE / COVID-19 Mon, 18 May 2020 16:19:00 +0200 553816 1589812545 1589811540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Planned move to Level 3 lockdown positive, but longer-term foresight urgently needed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/planned-move-to-level-3-lockdown-positive-but-longer-term-foresight-urgently-needed-2020-05-18 Donna Slater Trade Mon, 18 May 2020 14:39:00 +0200 553788 1589807619 1589805540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000873431_resized_busimavuso1022.jpg BLSA CEO Busi Mavuso 511 287 Online platforms should adapt to ensure post-Covid-19 survival https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/online-platforms-should-adapt-to-ensure-post-covid-19-survival-2020-05-15 Donna Slater Trade Fri, 15 May 2020 15:56:00 +0200 553655 1589552008 1589550960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Digital solutions can assist agricultural export sector during Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-solutions-can-assist-agricultural-export-sector-during-covid-19-2020-05-15 Donna Slater Trade Fri, 15 May 2020 15:39:00 +0200 553651 1589550688 1589549940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Covid-19 to result in contraction, increased instability and regionalism https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/covid-19-to-result-in-contraction-increased-instability-and-regionalism-2020-05-15 Nadine James ECONOMY Fri, 15 May 2020 12:59:00 +0200 553626 1589556178 1589540340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 As firms reopen and pandemic lingers, health and safety obligations rise https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-first-2020-05-15 Nadine James HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 15 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 552668 1589270796 1589493600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000871933_resized_saftyfirst.jpg 511 287 Local procurement lags in public, private sectors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-procurement-lags-in-public-private-sectors-2020-05-15 Mamaili Mamaila Trade Fri, 15 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 551865 1589281409 1589493600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000869283_resized_valves2rgrtechnologies1505201022.jpg MAPPING THE WAY FORWARD RGR Technologies looks forward to slowly introducing three-dimensional printing into its processes to assist with the manufacture of valve parts 511 287 Valves maintenance still a challenge https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valves-maintenance-still-a-challenge-2020-05-15 Mamaili Mamaila Trade Fri, 15 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 552328 1589281448 1589493600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000870199_resized_valvesthermasprayknifegate21505201022.jpg IRREPLACEABLE SOLUTIONS The initial coating of new valves as well as their efficient repair results in fewer valve replacements 511 287 Proudly SA extends Covid-19 portal to include sanitisers, detergents and disinfectants https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proudly-sa-extends-covid-19-portal-to-include-sanitisers-detergents-and-disinfectants-2020-05-14 Tasneem Bulbulia COVID-19; TRADE Thu, 14 May 2020 15:53:00 +0200 553537 1589465259 1589464380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Lockdown hampers business and trade activity for April – Sacci https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lockdown-hampers-business-and-trade-activity-for-april-sacci-2020-05-14 Tasneem Bulbulia BUSINESS; TRADE Thu, 14 May 2020 14:17:00 +0200 553510 1589459345 1589458620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Commission refers face mask pricing cases to Tribunal for prosecution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commission-refers-face-mask-pricing-cases-to-tribunal-for-prosecution-2020-05-13 Donna Slater Trade Wed, 13 May 2020 10:25:00 +0200 553296 1589361065 1589358300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Samed urges vigilance in acquiring quality PPE https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/samed-urges-vigilance-in-acquiring-quality-ppe-2020-05-11 Donna Slater MANUFACTURING Mon, 11 May 2020 12:49:00 +0200 553012 1589196371 1589194140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Commission warns retailers they'll have to substantiate reasons for cost increases https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commission-warns-retailers-theyll-have-to-substantiate-reasons-for-cost-increases-2020-05-08 Simone Liedtke COMPETITION MATTERS Fri, 08 May 2020 10:14:00 +0200 552842 1589898614 1588925640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000871383_resized_compcomjameshodge0520201022.jpg James Hodge 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82212_2020-05-06_ccred_-_3.mp462356525The Competition Commission’s James Hodge gives insight into how the organisation approaches the price regulation and excessive pricing situation in South Africa in its time of crisis. Video & Editing: Creamer Media’s Darlene Creamer. The Competition Commission’s James Hodge gives insight into how the organisation approaches the price regulation and excessive pricing situation in South Africa in its time of crisis. Video & Editing: Creamer Media’s Darlene Creamer. Small business survey points to major relief only being likely at lockdown Level 2 or 1 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-business-survey-points-to-major-relief-only-being-likely-at-lockdown-level-2-or-1-2020-05-06 Donna Slater FINANCIAL Wed, 06 May 2020 12:48:00 +0200 552553 1588763162 1588762080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa records stellar wine season – report https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-records-stellar-wine-season-report-2020-05-05 Tasneem Bulbulia FOOD & BEVERAGE Tue, 05 May 2020 15:35:00 +0200 552436 1588687947 1588685700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Tribunal dismisses price fixing, tender collusion case against Bloemfontein companies https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-dismisses-bloemfontein-price-fixing-tender-collusion-case-2020-05-04 Tasneem Bulbulia TRADE Mon, 04 May 2020 16:31:00 +0200 552326 1588604026 1588602660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Famous Brands opens domestic delivery-only food services as lockdown restrictions ease https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/famous-brands-opens-domestic-delivery-only-food-services-as-lockdown-restrictions-ease-2020-05-04 Donna Slater FOOD & BEVERAGE Mon, 04 May 2020 12:49:00 +0200 552282 1588591070 1588589340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Tribunal approves consent agreement with fresh produce supplier https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-approves-consent-agreement-with-fresh-produce-supplier-2020-05-04 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE; TRADE; LEGAL Mon, 04 May 2020 11:41:00 +0200 552265 1588586442 1588585260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 African free trade deal launch unlikely this year - AfCFTA Sec Gen https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-free-trade-deal-launch-unlikely-this-year---afcfta-sec-gen-2020-05-04 Reuters TRADE Mon, 04 May 2020 00:05:00 +0200 552203 1588542728 1588543500 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Incentives needed to aid local energy tech https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-storage-uptake-could-aid-local-manufacturing-job-creation-2020-05-01 Mamaili Mamaila Trade Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550035 1588254696 1588284000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000865557_resized_powerenergywaterig3n0105201022.jpg NO FUSS WHATSOEVER i-G3n offers standard solutions that it can also tailor to suit the specific needs of every client 511 287 Supplier launches 450 new products https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-launches-450-new-products-in-latest-catalogue-2020-05-01 Mamaili Mamaila Trade Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 548741 1589963899 1588284000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000862579_resized_hydraulicspneumaticselectromechanicasocomecdirisa40digiwaremultimeter0105201022.jpg POWER MONITORING Socomec’s new A40 panel-mounted power-monitoring device has been designed for measuring, monitoring and reporting electrical energy 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82301_2020-03-25_electrom_final.mp444847811ElectroMechanica director Richard Nobbs tells Engineering News about the company’s 2020 catalogue. Camerawork: Creamer Media’s Darlene Creamer. Editing: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 27.02.2020 ElectroMechanica director Richard Nobbs tells Engineering News about the company’s 2020 catalogue. Camerawork: Creamer Media’s Darlene Creamer. Editing: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 27.02.2020 1.6m jobs set to be lost this year, Nedbank forecasts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/16m-jobs-set-to-be-lost-this-year-nedbank-forecasts-2020-04-30 Tasneem Bulbulia LABOUR Thu, 30 Apr 2020 16:37:00 +0200 552177 1588259554 1588257420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0