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Proudly SA launches new Buy Local consumer education campaign

3rd July 2020 Proudly South African this week launches its new Buy Local consumer education campaign that will live on various platforms and which includes a tv commercial that will start flighting on 3 July, 2020. The new campaign is privileged to feature Dr John Kani who was both the face and the voice of... 

More offtake secured at Coburn

By: Esmarie Iannucci     2nd July 2020 Mineral sands developer Strandline Resources has secured a binding offtake agreement for the zircon product from its Coburn project, in Western Australia. The company on Thursday said that the offtake agreement with Chilches Materials covers some 7 000 t/y of premium zircon product for the first... 

Effective sewerage systems for infrastructure development and maintenance

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2020 Effective sewerage systems are an essential element of infrastructure planning, development and maintenance. They ensure that communities live in hygienic conditions through the collection, conveyance, treatment and disposal of wastewater in a non-hazardous manner to people and the environment. A... 

Hudaco decides against interim dividend to preserve liquidity

By: Donna Slater     26th June 2020 Automotive aftermarket, industrial and electronic consumables distributor Hudaco Industries has decided to not declare an interim dividend, to preserve liquidity, as a result of the overwhelming effect Covid-19 has had on its business. The group on June 26 reported headline earnings of... 

Grindrod notes impact of lockdown on its businesses

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     26th June 2020 JSE-listed Grindrod’s trading in the first quarter of this year was strong through most of its businesses, the company said in a pre-close business update on June 26. It noted, however, that Covid-19-related lockdowns in Southern African countries impacted significantly on the ability of many of... 

SABS reports heightened need for face mask standards

By: Donna Slater     26th June 2020 National standards body, the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS), reports that the need for national standards has been highlighted during the outbreak of Covid-19 as the disruption of global supply chains has impacted the acquisition of personal protective equipment (PPE), related medical... 

RS Components extends distribution partnership with Rockwell Automation

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th June 2020 Territories supported by RS now include Africa, Europe and Russia, providing enhanced customer access to Rockwell’s market-leading industrial automation and control product portfolio RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner... 

Hudaco financials ‘severely impacted’ by Covid-19

By: Simone Liedtke     24th June 2020 Branded automotive, industrial and electronic consumable product importer and distributor Hudaco’s financial results for the six months ended May 31, 2020, have been severely impacted by measures to curb the spread of Covid-19. The company announced this in a statement on June 23, despite having... 

Patel sets regulation in place for implementation of sugar industry master plan   

By: Marleny Arnoldi     24th June 2020 Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has gazetted amendments to the Sugar Industry Agreement and South African Sugar Association Constitution. He also further designated the industry in terms of the Competition Act for an exemption, which will allow industry stakeholders to begin working... 

Europe targets US coal in election-year trade staredown

By: Bloomberg     23rd June 2020 Transatlantic relations could reach a new low next month as the European Union readies tariffs on billions of dollars of American exports aimed at politically important industries for President Donald Trump and his Republican allies in Congress. The EU has asked the World Trade Organization to... 

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