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New-vehicle sales down 0.9%, exports jump by 27.5%
Updated 5 hours ago By: Irma Venter

Total domestic new-vehicle sales in February declined by 0.9%, to 44 749 units, compared with the same month last year, says Naamsa | The Automotive Business Council. The new-passenger-car market... 


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3D concrete printers offers transformative solutions to the challenges faced by the construction sector
3D concrete printer stands to benefit South African construction
1st March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The development of fit-for-purpose machinery, made in South Africa and for African conditions, such as three-dimensional (3D) concrete printing, stands to offer the construction industry enhanced... 


Prefab buildings provider celebrates five decades
1st March 2024

Prefabricated buildings provider Kwikspace is celebrating more than five decades of delivering tailor-made solutions across diverse industries. With expertise spanning schools, clinics, mining,... 


The SlurrySucker MK III incorporates the world renowned Toyo heavy duty slurry pump, making it the most efficient and cost effective electrically powered floating dredging system available on the market
Next-gen SlurrySucker for silt-challenged water areas powered by Toyo
28th February 2024

Not only does IPR’s SlurrySucker dredging system effectively clean process water ponds, return water dams or other water storage areas, it has become recognised as an ideal solution for cleaning... 


Stellantis, Société Générale, Caetano Squadra Africa sign agreement on vehicle sales, financing in Africa
Stellantis, Société Générale, Caetano Squadra Africa sign agreement on vehicle sales, financing in Africa
26th February 2024 By: Irma Venter

Stellantis, in partnership with Paris-based bank Société Générale and vehicle distributor Caetano Squadra Africa, have signed a collaboration agreement aimed at facilitating the sale and financing... 


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Cape Town greenlights fund to help build rental units in lower-income communities
16th February 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town Mayoral Committee (Mayco) has greenlit the creation of a Development Charges Fund to support micro-developers in building affordable housing in lower-income communities.  The... 


Reside Summit chairperson Debbie Tagg
Residential development summit to foster govt, private sector collaboration
15th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The Residential Investment and Development (Reside) Summit, which will be held in Johannesburg from July 16 to 19, has a key objective to foster collaboration between governmental stakeholders and... 


Advantages of investing in RBIDZ outlined at Mining Indaba
Advantages of investing in RBIDZ outlined at Mining Indaba
6th February 2024

Big investments require smart decisions, says state-owned Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone Company (RBIDZ) CEO Thabane Zulu during a video interview at the Investing in African Mining... 


Emeco exits underground contracting
5th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Emeco on Monday announced the completion of the sale of key underground mining contracts and assets to fellow-listed Macmahon Holdings. The company announced in December that it would... 


Gas burners trending as end-users adopt cleaner energy practices
Gas burners trending as end-users adopt cleaner energy practices
2nd February 2024

Demand for gas-fuelled burners is increasing as South Africa’s production facilities continue to distance them-selves from traditional fossil fuels, such as coal, in line with lower global... 


Cape Town reports nearly R4bn boost from 2023 events
2nd February 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town has reported an almost R4-billion boost from the raft of events hosted in the Western Cape capital last year. The events include Africa’s first Netball World Cup, the ICC... 


Emira CEO Geoff Jennett
Emira concludes its acquisition of Transcend
29th January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Emira has finalised the acquisition and subsequent delisting of fellow Reit Transcend. The properties of Transcend's portfolio of 4 000 tenants will... 


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IPR
26th January 2024

IPR, previously known as Integrated Pump Rental, is recognised across the SADC region as the pump, heavy-duty slurry handling and dredging specialist, operating across all sectors including... 


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Advantages of submersible pumps for fluid handling
21st January 2024

Submersible pumps are said to offer a variety of advantages for demanding applications such as sump pumping, wastewater management and numerous industrial processes. IPR rental development manager... 


Cultivating success: providing material handling solutions to farmers
Cultivating success: providing material handling solutions to farmers
19th January 2024

Material handling in agriculture faces numerous challenges, from fluctuating seasonal demands to the need for specialised equipment. Farmers often struggle with issues such as supply chain... 


Eagle Eye Defence aims to roll out in-vehicle biometric security system this year
19th January 2024 By: Irma Venter

South African startup Eagle Eye Defence has developed an in-vehicle security system that uses fingerprint verification to start the powertrain. Cofounder Iviwe Mosana describes Eagle Eye Defence as... 


TUHF announces expansion strategy for affordable housing in South, Southern Africa
15th January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Commercial property financing company TUHF has announced an ambitious expansion strategy aimed at addressing the evolving demands for affordable housing across South Africa, as it marks its 20-year... 


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Construction machinery dealership for Mauritius
12th January 2024

Yellow Metal Machine Rental has recently been appointed as an official Wacker Neuson dealer in Mauritius. The company’s machine rental business was originally opened in Mauritius by MD Dave Alcock... 


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Cape Town reports nearly R4bn boost from 2023 events
11th January 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town has reported an almost R4-billion boost from the raft of events hosted in the Western Cape capital last year. This includes Africa’s first Netball World Cup, the ICC Women's... 


Critical Metals improves logistics infrastructure for 2024 ramp up
20th December 2023 By: Donna Slater

Southern Africa- and Americas-focused developer and miner Critical Metals is progressing with the development of its Molulu copper-cobalt project, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), being... 


How Standard Bank is supporting a just energy transition for South Africa and the continent
How Standard Bank is supporting a just energy transition for South Africa and the continent
18th December 2023

It has often been said that Africa is a continent that is filled with untapped opportunities, and while we believe in our continent’s potential, we recognise that there are various challenges that... 


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Company supplies temporary treatment plant
15th December 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Water purification and preservation company Watericon was awarded a 12-month tender to establish a temporary water treatment plant for two of State-owned power utility Eskom’s demineralising plants... 


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Eagle Eye Defence aims to roll out an in-vehicle biometric security system next year
13th December 2023 By: Irma Venter

South African startup Eagle Eye Defence has developed an in-vehicle security system that uses fingerprint verification to start the power train. Cofounder Iviwe Mosana describes Eagle Eye Defence... 


MTN, Huawei launch solar, battery solution for SMEs
8th December 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

As demand for reliable backup power solutions rises amid persistent loadshedding, MTN Business, in collaboration with Huawei and Verteco, has launched the Power-M inverter and battery solar... 


Electric forklifts keeping pace with e-commerce warehousing demands
Electric forklifts keeping pace with e-commerce warehousing demands
7th December 2023

Online shopping – or e-commerce – has taken the retail industry by storm, with some sources predicting that by 2040, almost 95% of all shopping will be at least in part facilitated by e-commerce.... 


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John Thompson secures additional order for Rand-Air containerised boilers
7th December 2023

On the back of the successful delivery of two 3 t/h TR300 containerised boiler models this year, industrial rental solutions provider Rand-Air ordered two additional containerised boilers from... 


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Two generators housed in one container
1st December 2023

Atlas Copco Power Technique’s QAC1100 TwinPower solution consists of two fully loaded generators housed inside a custom 20-foot container and is designed to provide a reliable and flexible prime... 


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PRASA sets sights on big recovery in passenger trips by 2030
1st December 2023 By: Irma Venter

Like many other State-owned entities, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has had its share of scandals. Its board chairperson was fired following an investigation into abuse of PRASA... 


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PRASA sets sights on big recovery in passenger trips by 2030
1st December 2023 By: Irma Venter

Like many other State-owned entities, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has had its share of scandals. Its board chairperson was fired following an investigation into abuse of PRASA... 


Fairvest CEO Darren Wilder
Fairvest posts income growth, lower vacancies
29th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed Fairvest has made excellent progress in derisking its balance sheet, reducing vacancies and disposing of noncore assets in the financial year ended September 30. The property company... 


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Vukile increases full-year guidance on the back of strong interim performance
29th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Vukile Property Fund achieved a 10% increase in its cash dividend to 52.1c a share and a 5.2% growth in its funds from operations (FFO) to 85c apiece for the six months ended September... 


Attacq CEO Jackie van Niekerk
Attacq on track to deliver 2024 year-end dividend growth guidance
28th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Real estate investment trust Attacq is on track to deliver its 2024 financial year guidance for dividend a share growth of between 8% and 10%, CEO Jackie van Niekerk told investors at the company’s... 


Delta reports lower interim rental income, but also lower expenses
28th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Real estate investment trust (Reit) Delta Property Fund has reported lower rental income of R573-million in the six months ended August 31, largely owing to a decline in contractual rental income... 


Zeda Group CEO Ramasela Ganda
Zeda reports higher revenue, Ebitda
27th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed vehicle rental and leasing company Zeda, in its maiden results as a listed company, reported a 12.4% year-on-year increase in revenue to R9.14-billion for the financial year ended... 


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IPR
24th November 2023 By: Yolande Botes

IPR, previously known as Integrated Pump Rental, is recognised across the SADC region as the pump, heavy-duty slurry handling and dredging specialist, operating across all sectors including... 


Shumani opens Cape Town office to service the Western Cape region
23rd November 2023

Shumani Industrial Equipment, the largest black-owned and managed industrial supplier of its kind in South Africa, officially launched its Cape Town regional office on 17 July, under the management... 


Reunert delivers double-digit growth
22nd November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

JSE-listed Reunert’s financial results for the year ended September 30, 2023, shows double-digit increases in earnings on the back of strong growth from its electrical engineering and applied... 


Submersible pumps have long been a staple in the world of fluid handling and pumping
Why Submersible pumps rise above the rest in fluid handling
21st November 2023

Submersible pumps have long been a staple in the world of fluid handling and pumping, with their presence becoming more pronounced, especially in particular applications like sump pumping,... 


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After three years in production, the Milcat roars on
19th November 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Gauteng-based light armoured vehicle manufacturer Armoured Vehicle Solutions (AVS) has been manufacturing the Milcat for the past three years at its manufacturing facility in Pretoria East. AVS... 


Emira’s interim distributable earnings dip by 18% on one-off events
16th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed Emira Property Fund has posted an 18% year-on-year decrease in distributable earnings of R310-million for the six months ended September 30, mainly owing to disposals and lower income... 


Dipula Income Fund CEO Izak Peterson
Dipula grows revenue, NAV and portfolio value, but distributable earnings decrease
15th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed real estate investment trust Dipula Income Fund increased its revenue by 3% year-on-year to R1.4-billion and its net asset value (NAV) by 2.1% year-on-year to R6.1-billion for the... 


New-vehicle sales down 1.8% y/y in the third quarter, but NEV sales rise
15th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

New-vehicle sales declined by 1.8% year-on-year in the third quarter of this year, but increased by 6.3% quarter-on-quarter. Notably, new energy vehicle (NEV) sales by 17 industry brands increased... 


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Armoured Vehicle Solutions: locally manufactured armoured vehicles
10th November 2023

South African manufacturer Armoured Vehicle Solutions (AVS) has introduced a range of light armoured vehicles (LAVs) that are unique in its category. The Milcat LAV offers supreme reliability,... 


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