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Black-owned asphalt firm opens its doors in Limpopo

By: Irma Venter     12th June 2019 Limpopo’s newest hot-mix asphalt manufacturing company has opened its doors. The 100% black-owned Maloka Machaba Surfacing (MM Surfacing) also offers road surfacing and logistics services. MM Surfacing co-owner and technical director Kate Machaba says the dream of owning and running her own... 

Dawie Strauss

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     31st May 2019 This week we profile Dawie Strauss, MD of Superior Pressure Solutions (Spress), a company that is involved in the manufacture, sales and maintenance of high-pressure equipment supplied to the greater African continent and neighbouring islands 

SABOA Conference hosts experts in public road transport

30th May 2019 The Southern African Bus Operators Association (SABOA) is hosting its annual conference from 31 July to 1 August 2019 at the CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria. This annual event is one of the highlights of the industry and attendees will include bus operators, bus manufacturers,... 

UJ designs mobile lab to aid in water contamination testing

By: Marleny Arnoldi     14th May 2019 The University of Johannesburg (UJ) has created a mobile lab for water testing, amid various sewage spills in South Africa. The Transnet National Ports Authority reported earlier this month that it had prohibited angling and diving activity at the Durban port, owing to a massive sewage spill in... 

Worley’s ESD initiative a testimony to positive transformation

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th May 2019 Launched in 2013, the WorleyParsons Enterprise Supplier Development (now Worley Enterprise Supplier Development) initiative supports meaningful transformation of the southern Africa economy by providing tangible opportunities for small businesses to prosper and expand. As the initiative matures,... 

Mashaba calls for prioritisation of ‘neglected’ local government basics

By: Simone Liedtke     30th April 2019 Under the Diphetogo banner, which means “real, transformative, lasting change”, City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba on Tuesday called for the prioritisation of the basics of local government that have been “neglected”. Some of these basics focus on pressing community needs, youth... 

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