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Image of the new MyCiTi depots, located on the corner of Spine Road and Mew Way between Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain
Cape Town’s MyCiTi Spine Road depot construction 65% complete
20th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town (CoCT) says construction work on two new MyCiTi depots, located on the corner of Spine Road and Mew Way between Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain, is now 65% complete. City... 


Bearings International fosters a segment strategy to keep customers ‘in motion’
Bearings International fosters a segment strategy to keep customers ‘in motion’
20th March 2024

Bearings International’s (BI) segment approach to the market places an intentional focus on key industries in South and Sub-Saharan Africa in a bid to optimise operations, enhance uptime and drive... 


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Defy launches solar-powered off-grid fridge, freezer range
19th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid the compounding effects of loadshedding in South Africa and increasing concerns about climate change, appliance manufacturer Defy Appliances has launched its Solar Off-Grid fridge and freezer... 


Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
Copper 360 output set to quickly double on Nama Copper acquisition
19th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Energetic Northern Cape copper mining company Copper 360 this week produced the first concentrate from the plant it has just acquired from Nama Copper, which becomes its second concentrator plant... 


DBSA
DBSA continues to create new and clean energy generation initiatives for local communities
19th March 2024

Since the announcement of the Embedded Generation Investment Programme (EGIP) in 2021, the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is pleased to announce the approval of about R8-billion worth... 


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Afrimat Construction Index reflects 3% y/y growth in the fourth quarter
19th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The “lethargy” of the South African economy as a whole during the fourth quarter of 2023 was evident in the construction sector, with five of the ten constituent indicators of the Afrimat... 


Unconstrained IRP would have far more wind and solar PV, analysis shows
Conclusions in opaque IRP 2023 are ‘incorrect and economically damaging’
19th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

In an excoriating assessment of the draft Integrated Resource Plan 2023 (IRP 2023), Meridian Economics points to serious problems with the modelling and cost assumptions used by the Department of... 


Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo
Partnerships with the private sector, communities key to building climate-resilient infrastructure
19th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The African continent needs an estimated $190-billion a year to meet its climate change mitigation and energy needs transition, but 57% of countries are in debt and unable to support the amount of... 


Concor builds momentum with fast track projects
Concor builds momentum with fast track projects
19th March 2024

Concor has remained active in the building sector with the company having successfully completed several major fast track projects in 2023. Among others, this includes the Trevenna Super Basement... 


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JSE declares full year dividend on the back of strong financial performance
18th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The JSE produced “strong” results for the year ended December 31, 2023, with growth of 12.2% in headline earnings per share (HEPS) and return on equity of 19.4% in line with long-term targets, CEO... 


Global commodity trading profits topped $100bn for second-best year ever
18th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

The commodity trading industry reaped its second-best year ever in terms of profits, banking over $100-billion and building up a mountain of cash to spend on assets and breaking into new markets.... 


Northern Dynasty files two actions in federal courts
Northern Dynasty files two actions in federal courts
18th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Northern Dynasty Minerals and its US-based subsidiary Pebble Limited Partnership have filed two separate actions in the federal courts challenging government’s actions to prevent companies from... 


BHP CEO Mike Henry
BHP cuts contractors at Australian nickel project amid price slump
18th March 2024 By: Reuters

BHP Group said on Monday some contractors at its West Musgrave nickel and copper project in Western Australia had left its operations as the global miner assesses whether it will put its nickel... 


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Affordable building management system available
16th March 2024

A building management system (BMS) range designed for basic building architectures has recently been launched to the local marketplace.  Digital automation and energy management company Schneider... 


Growth, profit, sustainability: How Sovereign Foods ticked all the boxes with one contract
Growth, profit, sustainability: How Sovereign Foods ticked all the boxes with one contract
16th March 2024

Welcome to Kariega, a picturesque town nestled in the Eastern Cape, where South Africa’s third largest fully integrated poultry producer, Sovereign Foods, recently found itself at a crossroads. 


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Taxi Relief Fund extended to enable remaining claimants to secure payment
15th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The Department of Transport (DoT) has obtained Cabinet approval to extend the Taxi Relief Fund (TRF) to November 30. The request to extend the TRF was made to afford as many taxi operators as... 


Power lines
South Africa’s next energy challenge: A R390-billion grid upgrade
15th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

South Africa is facing a monumental challenge as it seeks to end years of rolling electricity outages that have hobbled the economy: It needs to build and fund a R390-billion expansion of the... 


An image of a Talbot water treatment plant in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
Campaigns can help maximise water recovery – firm
15th March 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

In light of the recent surge of waterborne disease outbreaks, water shedding, supply disruptions and emerging water scarcity, water-solutions company Talbot positively embraces this year’s Water... 


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Methanol surge expected to continue
15th March 2024

In recent years, the demand for methanol has witnessed a significant surge, particularly within the marine and construction industries, states analytical reportage company Persistence Market... 


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Empowering South Africa’s water future: A strategic vision by EWSETA
15th March 2024

In the dynamic landscape of South Africa’s water sector, the Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA) stands at the forefront of transformative initiatives to fortify the... 


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New Afton mine, Canada
15th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/gold mine in British Columbia, Canada. 


Exxaro media briefing.
Wind generation up, solar operational soon, Exxaro reports
14th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Group wind power generation last year increased by 8% and the Lephalale solar power project is on its way to being operational in the first quarter of next year, Exxaro CE Dr Nombasa Tsengwa... 


Industrial Gas Users Association of South Africa executive director Jaco Human
Industrial gas users prepare to make ‘orderly transition’ case at crunch gas-cliff meeting
14th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The creation of a formal public-private platform to assess solutions to a pending “gas cliff” for industrial consumers in South Africa points to the fact that the issue is finally being taken... 


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Innovation for development
14th March 2024

Boosting socio-economic development in South Africa through research and innovation, is at the core of the Department of Science and Innovation’s (DSI) mandate.  


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Navigating the solar transition: Choosing safety, sustainability and performance
14th March 2024

As climate impacts intensify and energy prices continue their volatility, transitioning homes and businesses to solar power has clear financial and environmental benefits. Solar energy can reduce... 


Growthpoint Group CEO Norbert Sasse.
Growthpoint says high interest rates will dent its full-year distributable income
13th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Given the impact of high interest rates across its local and international businesses, JSE-listed Growthpoint Properties expects its distributable income per share (DIPS) to decline by 10% to 12%... 


International partnership seeks to develop platform to calculate air cargo carbon emissions
13th March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The global representative body for the airline industry, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and global non-profit freight sector climate action organisation the Smart Freight... 


Orion's Prieska mine
Orion pleased with its interim performance
13th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

JSE- and ASX-listed Orion Minerals says it has successfully navigated a pivotal development stage in the six months ended December 31, 2023, having transformed from being a pure explorer and... 


Amid nickel glut, Indonesia's next President vows to keep 'downstreaming' policy
13th March 2024 By: Reuters

Indonesia's incoming president, Prabowo Subianto, has pledged to continue predecessor Joko Widodo's nickel "downstreaming" policy but faces the task of reducing oversupply while pushing to... 


A locomotive and wagons owned by Transnet Freight Rail
Africa’s biggest freight rail market set for private operators
13th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

Africa’s biggest freight rail market is on the cusp of being transformed by private operators, the head of the operator of the continent’s largest rolling-stock fleet said. The South African... 


Teck Resources mulls British Columbia battery recycling plant
13th March 2024 By: Reuters

Copper and zinc miner Teck Resources is considering building a lithium-ion battery recycling facility in British Columbia, CEO Jonathan Price said on Tuesday. If constructed, Vancouver-based... 


worker's hands, laying cement
Built Environment Indaba to address substandard project delivery, other challenges
12th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Poor-quality projects, site invasions and inadequate transformation are some of the key issues that will be addressed at the inaugural Built Environment Indaba, which will be held at the Gallagher... 


Access Bank South Africa appoints Sandile Shabalala CEO
12th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Financial services firm Access Bank South Africa has appointed Sandile Shabalala CEO to lead the bank into its next phase of growth and innovation. Shabalala has more than three decades of... 


construction workers on scaffolding
Construction sector mafia targeting executives as well
12th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

The impact of the construction mafia is starting to be felt higher up the food chain, with Black Building Council in the Built Environment (BBCBE) president Danny Masimene noting that executives... 


Perenti makes board changes
12th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining services group Perenti has announced the resignation of Rob Cole from the board of directors, which he has chaired since 2021. The company also announced the appointment of Diane... 


IATA global cargo conference focuses on the future of the air freight sector
12th March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The key themes at the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA’s) 2024 World Cargo Symposium (being held in Hong Kong) were digitalisation, safety, and sustainability. (IATA was the global... 


Schneider Electric launches Pro-Retailer Channel Programme in South Africa as a boost for indirect partners
Schneider Electric launches Pro-Retailer Channel Programme in South Africa as a boost for indirect partners
12th March 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is launching its Pro-Retailer Channel Programme in the South African market aimed at supporting the... 


Wind farm
DBSA to co-finance three wind farms in the Eastern Cape
11th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has been appointed to act as a co-mandated lead arranger alongside Absa and Nedbank to provide debt funding and black economic empowerment equity... 


FNB/BER building confidence index ‘nosedives’ to 27 in the first quarter
11th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The FNB/BER Building Confidence Index dropped by 16 points to 27 in the first quarter of this year, from 43 in the fourth quarter of 2023, and four of the six sectors surveyed recorded a decline in... 


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Fortress achieves strong interim performance, simplifies capital structure
11th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Real estate company Fortress Real Estate Investments says it successfully simplified its capital structure through the implementation of a single class of share, as well as achieved other... 


Neodymium
Mkango, CoTec appoint engineering experts to aid with feasibility study in the US
11th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Mkango Resources and partner TSX-V-listed CoTec have appointed two US-based engineering solutions companies to engineer and design a rare earth elements magnet recycling plant and... 


ECOACERO relies on SMS group for its new rebar mill in the Dominican Republic
11th March 2024

Production capacity of up to 400,000 tons of rebar per year ECOACERO plans to serve the growing construction industry in the Caribbean and Central America ECOACERO, an ESTRELLA Group company, has... 


Collaboration between Ericsson, Mugler, and SMS group
11th March 2024

SMS group is one of the first operators of a private 5G network for researching real-time applications for the metallurgical industry The 5G standard enables data to be transmitted up to ten times... 


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