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Fortress reports positive operational performance amid logistics demand, disposals and capital recycling
20th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Real estate company Fortress Real Estate Investments says healthy logistics demand, disposals of noncore assets and effective capital recycling continue to drive its positive operational... 


Dewatering specialist IPR will be showcasing the benefits of its rental pump solutions at Electra Mining Africa 2024, backed up by global OEMs including Atlas Copco and Toyo
IPR (Integrated Pump Rental) showcases rental as answer to dewatering, slurry and sludge
20th June 2024

Cost effective and agile rental solutions for dewatering will take centre stage at IPR’s (Integrated Pump Rental) exhibition stand at Electra Mining Africa this year, as well as its quality range... 


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Stor-Age reports strong financial performance
18th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

JSE-listed self-storage real estate investment trust Stor-Age has reported robust financial results for the 2024 financial year ended March 31, showcasing significant growth in rental rates and... 


Statistics prove infrastructure’s outsized returns for people and economies
Statistics prove infrastructure’s outsized returns for people and economies
14th June 2024

By: Roelof van den Berg, CEO of the Gap Infrastructure Corporation (GIC) Infrastructure has been named a top priority for South Africa over the next few years as we seek to bounce back from global... 


Poor roads, bad weather and weak used-car market dent Zeda’s profit
14th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Poor road conditions, hailstorms, a shortage of car parts and a deteriorating used-car market converged to dent Zeda’s operating profit for the six months ended March 31. The integrated mobility... 


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Cape Town releases more land for affordable housing under new housing strategy
13th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

With national government slashing Cape Town’s housing grants by R107-million this financial year, the city has been forced to change its housing strategy, says Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis. Cape Town... 


Tribunal confirms settlement agreement in plant and equipment hire cartel case
12th June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The Competition Tribunal has confirmed, as an order, a R480 000 administrative penalty imposed on plant and equipment hire company Hard Hat Equipment Hire as part of a settlement in a case in which... 


Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
7th June 2024

By Faith Waithaka, Cloud and Service Provider Segment Sales Lead: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric According to research group,  McKinsey & Company, data centres are fast becoming an... 


Save the Profit: Business Interruption
Save the Profit: Business Interruption
6th June 2024

Kobus van Niekerk and George Jennings Scope of Business Interruption Insurance 


Vukile CEO Laurence Rapp
Vukile delivers robust results, growth opportunities
5th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

JSE-listed, consumer-focused retail real estate investment trust (Reit) Vukile Property Fund on June 5 said it had outperformed the upper end of its full-year market guidance, delivering a 10.5%... 


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Fairvest weathers challenges to deliver strong interim performance
3rd June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Real estate investment trust Fairvest has posted an interim distribution of 67.83c per A share and 21.24c per B share for the six months ended March 31. “Fairvest is operationally strong and agile... 


Emira Property Fund CEO Geoff Jennett
Emira reports strong full-year operational results
31st May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Despite high interest rates and difficult operating conditions, JSE-listed Emira Property Fund reported strong operational results, strategic delivery and capacity-enhancing active capital... 


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Poor roads, bad weather and weak used-car market dent Zeda’s profit
30th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

Poor road conditions, hail storms, a shortage of car parts and a deteriorating used-car market all managed to dent Zeda’s operating profit for the six months ended March 31. The integrated mobility... 


Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
27th May 2024

By Faith Waithaka, Cloud and Service Provider Segment Sales Lead: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric According to research group,  McKinsey & Company, data centres are fast becoming an... 


SkyJacks Appointed as Jekko Dealer for South Africa
SkyJacks Appointed as Jekko Dealer for South Africa
21st May 2024

Jekko is pleased to announce its partnership with SkyJacks, a premier supplier of powered access and material handling solutions based in Johannesburg, South Africa. SkyJacks has been appointed as... 


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Yet more Chinese imports on their way, this time electric, and available to rent
17th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

Local importer of Dongfeng Sokon Automobile (DFSK) battery electric vehicles (BEV), Enviro Automotive, says it will make a number of additions to its vehicle line-up. The company introduced the... 


Combustion Technology
Combustion Technology
17th May 2024

As the market leader in oil and gas burners and boiler installations, Combustion Technology strives to provide world-class, environment-friendly solutions to meet any combustion and heating... 


Equites CEO Andrea Taverna-Turisan
Equites reports sustained growth in rentals market
14th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Real estate investment trust Equites Property Fund has reported sustained growth in its rental portfolio over the past few years and expects this trend to continue. In its results presentation for... 


Dipula Income Fund CEO Izak Peterson
Dipula reports improved metrics, hones in on solar
14th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

JSE-listed real estate investment trust Dipula Income Fund has reported improved operational and financial metrics, as well as strategic gains in a period that marked the first phase of its new... 


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Octodec grows interim retail income despite challenging conditions
14th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed real estate investment trust Octodec Investments achieved income growth of 3.1% for the six months ended February 29, largely driven by higher rentals in its residential portfolio.... 


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Redefine choosing to remain optimistic despite challenging market conditions
6th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Redefine Properties reported solid results for the six months to February 29, despite prevailing challenging economic conditions in South Africa, including the impact of high interest... 


Electric trucks too expensive? Now you can rent one from Volvo Trucks SA
3rd May 2024 By: Irma Venter

Volvo Trucks South Africa (SA) has introduced an equipment-as-a-service (EaaS) model for its new electric truck rental business. Following last year’s launch of Volvo electric trucks in South... 


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Solar rental firm begins testing roll-out model for underserved communities
25th April 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Local solar-as-a-subscription service provider Wetility is deploying a rooftop solar solution in a lower-income community as part of a proof-of-concept study to firm up the feasibility of extending... 


LME moves to stop gaming of Russian aluminium sanctions-based rule
LME moves to stop gaming of Russian aluminium sanctions-based rule
24th April 2024 By: Reuters

The London Metal Exchange (LME) moved on Tuesday to stop traders from taking Russian aluminium from its approved warehouses and returning it at a later date to profit from rule changes to comply... 


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Electric trucks too expensive? Now you can rent one from Volvo Trucks SA
18th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

Volvo Trucks South Africa (SA) has introduced an equipment-as-a-service (EaaS) model for its new electric truck rentals business. Following last year’s launch of Volvo electric trucks in South... 


Glencore acts to profit from LME post-sanction rule change
Glencore acts to profit from LME post-sanction rule change
17th April 2024 By: Reuters

Mining and trading house Glencore aims to take thousands of metric tons of Russian aluminium from the London Metal Exchange (LME) and return it at a later date to profit from rule changes, three... 


Spear to acquire Western Cape properties from Emira
2nd April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

JSE-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Emira and its wholly owned subsidiaries have agreed to dispose of 13 predominantly industrial and office properties situated in the Western Cape to... 


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Human Settlements Minister outlines progress for 2023/24 year
28th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The government has made progress on its Medium-Term Strategic Framework targets and, as it wraps up this administration, believes these numbers will continue to increase, Human Settlements Minister... 


15 climate projects selected for Phase 3 of Climate Finance Accelerator South Africa
28th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Fifteen climate projects from across the country have been selected to take part in the third phase of the UK-funded low-carbon projects initiative Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) South Africa.... 


SARB Governor Lesetja Kganyago
SARB keeps main interest rate unchanged, citing inflation risks
27th March 2024 By: Reuters

South Africa's central bank kept its key interest rate unchanged at 8.25% on Wednesday, saying that on balance risks to the inflation outlook were skewed to the upside. It was the fifth meeting in... 


Supplying jetting equipment for the full market spectrum
Supplying jetting equipment for the full market spectrum
27th March 2024

High-pressure jetting and vacuuming equipment is used for a wide range of industrial cleaning applications, such as high pressure cleaning, sewer and stormwater line maintenance as well as vacuum... 


Shift in household energy use alters South Africa’s power landscape: advent of solar and smart technologies offers light at the end of Eskom’s tunnel
26th March 2024

Co-authored by Mark Allewell, CEO at Sensor Networks and Ross Mains-Sheard, CEO and Co-Founder of Versofy It has been reported that South African households tripled their spending on solar imports... 


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New service centre opened to back Normet Africa’s growth
15th March 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

To support the continued success of its African expansion, underground mining technology company Normet Africa has officially opened its custom-built 4 800 m2 service centre at the Equites... 


Pump and dredging specialist IPR has become a one-stop solutions provider representing key global pump brands
IPR grows its offering to make customers more productive
13th March 2024

Having built its reputation as a responsive and reliable partner in the field of dewatering, heavy duty slurry pump and dredging, IPR is now well positioned to provide customers with all they need.... 


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Attacq posts growth in interim distributable income
12th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE- and A2X-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Attacq has posted a higher distributable income per share (DIPS) of 36.9c for the six months ended December 31, 2023, compared with the DIPS... 


An image of Fortress's Clairwood Logistics Park
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... 


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Avis partners with CemAir on new land-and-air travel offering
8th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Car rental company Avis Car Rental has entered into a partnership with airline CemAir, as part of its commitment to delivering enhanced travel experiences for customers. Central to the partnership... 


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New-vehicle sales down 0.9%, exports jump by 27.5%
1st March 2024 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... 


TRANSFORMATIVE SOLUTION
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... 


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