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Calgro M3 positioned for growth, despite challenging environment

By: Simone Liedtke     13th May 2019 JSE-listed property and property-related investment company Calgro M3 on Monday reported that its basic earnings a share for the year ended February 28 decreased by 97.31% to 2.53c. It also posted a headline loss a share of 19.01c for the financial year – down 121% year-on-year. 

Octodec grows interim rental income, but warns of lower full-year dividend

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th May 2019 JSE-listed Octodec managed to grow its rental income by R47-million, or 5.2%, in the six months ended February 28, compared with the six months ended February 28, 2018, despite continued dampened consumer spend, lower growth in retail rental income and higher property operating costs. Octodec... 

Ulwembu partners with City of Tshwane for free public WiFi expansion

By: Natasha Odendaal     10th May 2019 Information and communication technology services company Ulwembu Business Services and the City of Tshwane have teamed up to reactivate and expand the stalled TshWi-Fi free WiFi network project. Ulwembu has taken over from non-profit organisation Project Isizwe, which exited the programme in... 

Fifth IASP Africa president to be announced this month

By: Simone Liedtke     3rd May 2019 The Innovation Hub will, on May 23 and 24, host the 2019 International Association of Science Parks (IASP) Africa division workshop at its grounds in Tshwane. The workshop is part of a series of Science and Technology Parks (STP) build-up events that are taking place globally ahead of the main... 

Firm plans to deploy 400 natural-gas refuelling sites across SA

By: Schalk Burger     26th April 2019 Natural-gas distributor Delta Natural Gas (DNG) Energy is rolling out 400 natural gas refuelling sites across South Africa for the taxi and freight industries, which will provide an immediate cost reduction of 25% for these industries and reduce their carbon emissions, says DNG Energy CEO... 


26th April 2019 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa uses scissors to cut the ribbon at Japanese vehicle manufacturer Nissan’s factory in Rosslyn, in Tshwane, while Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, and Tshwane Mayor Solly Mokgolapa (both to Ramaphosa’s right) look on. Nissan will invest R3-billion to prepare... 

GAUTRAIN – a project of government delivery

10th April 2019 Gautrain, an initiative of the Gauteng Province Government (GPG) initiated in 2000, is a state-of-art rapid rail network in Gauteng. The rail connection comprises of two links, namely a link between Tshwane and Johannesburg and a link between OR Tambo International Airport and Sandton. The... 

Aerospace Development Corporation affirms its ownership of Ahrlac aircraft design

By: Rebecca Campbell     5th April 2019 In a statement issued on March 26, South African private-sector company Aerospace Development Corporation (ADC) clarified that it, and not the Paramount Group, is the original equipment manufacturer, design authority and manufacturer of the Ahrlac aircraft. (Ahrlac is an acronym for Advanced High... 

Gauteng to hand over buildings to Wits, other higher education institutions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th March 2019 Over the next few weeks, the Gauteng Provincial Government will start handing over a number of buildings to the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) to help address the acute shortage of student accommodation. As part of the provincial government’s adopted policy to release land and unused and... 

Traxtion unveils new facility to provide locomotive rebuild, overhaul services for Africa  

By: Simone Liedtke     26th March 2019 Private locomotive and rail operator Traxtion on Tuesday showcased its new maintenance and refurbishment facility, in Rosslyn, as part of its plans to increase its capacity to provide locomotive rebuild and overhaul services for Africa. The facility is on the third phase of a planned eight-phase... 

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