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Prestigious "Factory of the Year" Competition Postponed

1st September 2021 Navigating the impacts of the global pandemic has become the order of the day for the South African manufacturing sector, who demonstrated their resilience with a promising year-on year recovery of 87.9% in April. The spread of the coronavirus, recent violent protests and looting, and crippling... 

Galantas kicks off new drilling programme at Omagh

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th July 2021 TSX-V and Aim-listed Galantas Gold on Monday announced a new surface and underground exploration programme, comprising 4 000 m of diamond drilling at the Omagh gold mine, in Northern Ireland. Drilling would focus on the Kearney and Joshua veins, two of many high-priority targets on the company’s... 

Future of oil refining in South Africa highly uncertain 

By: Terence Creamer     30th April 2021 South Africa’s oil refinery sector is expected to undergo significant changes in the coming five years, with Engen having already indicated that it will repurpose its refinery site in Durban as a fuel importation terminal and with global and domestic shifts likely to place significant pressure on... 

SA manufacturing sector has small window to safeguard itself against Covid-19

By: African News Agency      25th March 2020 While the containment of the coronavirus (Covid-19) remains the biggest priority of governments and health organisations, its effects on businesses are starting to take their toll, a South African based management consulting firm says. Principal at Kearney, Sujeet Morar, says as cities start to... 

Regional deals to drive merger activity in chemicals sector globally – AT Kearney

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th December 2019 Most chemical industry executives believe global chemicals merger and acquisition (M&A) activity will continue to increase or stay at high levels, as a global trend of coping with challenging economic conditions. Management consultancy AT Kearney in its latest ‘Chemicals Executive M&A’ report... 

Africa has opportunity to supply more gas to China

By: Marleny Arnoldi     18th February 2019 Gas demand is expected to overtake coal demand globally by 2030, says Standard Bank Southern Africa oil and gas head Paul Eardley-Taylor. Speaking at Africa Gas Forum, on Monday, he stated that global energy demand was increasing by 1.3% a year, while gas demand was increasing at between 1.7% and... 

Entries to inaugural Factory of the Year competition extended to 31 Jan 2019

6th December 2018 Since the launch of Factory of the Year competition at the Manufacturing Indaba in June this year, there has been an outpouring of interest from many of the country’s top manufacturers from industries such as automotive, consumer goods, energy and many others. After having received several... 

DTI joins as partner of 2018 Factory of the Year competition 

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     29th October 2018 The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has joined A.T. Kearney, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Manufacturing Circle as a partner of the Factory of the Year competition. First announced at the Manufacturing Indaba in June, the competition is aimed at boosting... 

Entries for inaugural Factory of the Year competition to close on Oct 31 

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     15th October 2018 A.T. Kearney has extended the entry deadline for the inaugural South African Factory of the Year competition to October 31. The event is aimed at boosting competitiveness in the country’s ailing manufacturing sector. 

Inaugural Factory of the Year competition to include future-proofing benchmark

By: Terence Creamer     19th June 2018 Global management consulting firm AT Kearney has officially launched the South African version of its internationally recognised ‘Factory of the Year’ competition and is urging domestic manufacturers to enter ahead of the August 20 deadline for submissions. AT Kearney partner and Africa MD Theo... 

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