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Engen helps Zininzi get behind the wheel 

2nd December 2021 Contracting Tuberculous Meningitis as a 10-year-old may have left Zininzi Mpurwana paralysed but the go-getting East Londoner has refused to let her disability define who she is, choosing instead to use it to be more creative and content in her daily life.   Living by the affirming philosophy... 

Support rolls in for Scarborough development

By: Esmarie Iannucci     23rd November 2021 Support has flooded in for oil and gas major Woodside’s decision to develop the $12-billion Scarborough and Pluto Train 2 liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects. Woodside and mining major BHP on Monday took a final investment decision on the Scarborough development which will include new domestic... 

Woodside/BHP deal inked, $12bn Scarborough approved

By: Esmarie Iannucci     22nd November 2021 Mining major BHP and oil and gas producer Woodside Energy have taken a final investment decision on the $12-billion Scarborough and Pluto Train 2 developments, and have formally inked a binding share sale agreement that would see Woodside acquire the entire share capital of BHP Petroleum... 

New tender contracts, dire consequences

By: Anna Moross     19th November 2021 Subsidy and contract regime changes are necessary to transform the public transport industry after nearly two decades of policy uncertainty, but the new tender contract DRT 35/11/2019, issued by the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport (GDRT) to transform the public transport system, may... 

Construction industry a potential flywheel for economic recovery in SA

18th November 2021 The construction industry can play a critical role in helping address the recent hard knocks to the South African economy, but it needs the willingness and, more importantly, the action of all stakeholders to succeed, writes Andrew Skudder, RIB CCS CEO.   This was the overwhelming sentiment at a... 

Sector pushes for transformation amid contraction

By: Nadine Ramdass     12th November 2021 While government is planning transformational megaprojects to benefit the construction sector, data from sources, such as Statistics South Africa, show that “the sector has been in a permanent state of contracting for some time”, says construction company Motheo Construction Group nonexecutive... 

GATT – 74 not out

By: Riaan de Lange     12th November 2021 October 30 was the seventy-fourth anniversary of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), the predecessor (but not in the truest sense of the word) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). If you have an academic interest in the differences between GATT and the WTO, these – a total of ten... 

Effects of global supply chain disruptions, civil unrest still a dominant theme – Metair

By: Irma Venter     12th November 2021 Metair warns that the second half of its 2021 financial year will continue to be dominated by the impact of Covid-19, as well as the “severe effect” of global supply chain disruptions and the global shortage of semiconductors. Metair manufactures, assembles, distributes and retails energy storage... 

Debt servicing costs contribute huge chunk of medium-term expenditure 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     11th November 2021 Government’s rising debt service costs, at about R1-trillion over 2022/23 to 2024/25, is crowding out spending on service delivery functions. Debt service costs will, on average, consume 21c of every rand collected in revenue over the medium term.  These costs will average R334-billion a year. 

Giyani completes K.Hill metallurgical test work, drills Otse North and South

By: Donna Slater     9th November 2021 TSX-V-listed manganese developer Giyani Metals Corporation has, through Mintek in South Africa, completed enhanced metallurgical test work and final process flowsheet design, as part of its feasibility study on the K.Hill manganese oxide project in Botswana. However, because this phase of test... 

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