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An aerial view of the Dube TradePort and adjacent land

Dube TradePort to rehabilitate 200 ha of land near its developments

19th July 2024

Special economic zone the Dube TradePort has acquired more than 200 ha of land over the past five years with the specific purpose of conserving environmentally sensitive land near its development... 


A wind turbine being erected

Half of turbines for Koruson 1 wind farms delivered to site

19th July 2024

About half of the 237 turbine blades and other components required for the Koruson 1 cluster of wind farms, being built on the border of the Eastern and Northern Cape provinces, have been delivered... 


Privately owned Fireblade Aviation prepares for growth as international demand increases

19th July 2024

Private aviation company Fireblade Aviation has positioned each of its divisions to grow as international demand for aviation resources increases, particularly private aviation over the past three... 


Yugrow co-founder Kele Boakgomo

Yugrow pursues Asia expansion with AI-powered leadership training platform for women

18th July 2024

South African behavioural leadership training platform for women Yugrow seeks to expand into Asia to address the region's unique societal and cultural challenges. Yugrow is a behaviour technology... 


Open Society Foundations commits $400m for green industrialisation in the Global South

18th July 2024

Philanthropic grant organisation Open Society Foundations will commit $400-million over eight years to support the development of green industrial policies that contribute to economic growth in the... 


Inside First Battery's Benoni battery recycling plant

First Battery showcases 80 t/d lead-acid battery recycling plant

17th July 2024

Automotive and industrial battery manufacturer First Battery on July 17 took media on a tour of its battery recycling facility in Benoni Industrial Sites, in Ekurhuleni, where it recycles 80 t of... 


RSR opens National Rail Safety Awards nominations

16th July 2024

The Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) will host the inaugural National Rail Industry Awards on October 24, at the Houghton Hotel, in Johannesburg, and has opened nominations for the awards, which will... 


Business interruption, energy crisis, climate change top oil and gas industry concerns

16th July 2024

Business interruption was named the top risk in the oil and gas sector by 45% of respondents to a survey conducted by insurance and risk company Allianz Risk Barometer. This was followed by the... 


Trade conditions expected to improve – Sacci

16th July 2024

The broader agreement by a Government of National Unity (GNU) on the need to address economic challenges collaboratively has filtered through to the trade environment, and the May and June 2024 the... 


Sappi sells Lanaken mill site for €50m

15th July 2024

After closing the Sappi Lanaken mill, in Belgium, in December, following the company's announcement to reduce production capacity for graphic paper in Europe, Sappi has concluded an agreement with... 


A Bell Equipment vehicle

IAB offers to buy remaining Bell Equipment shares, plans to delist the company

15th July 2024

Investment holding company IAB, which is owned by representatives of the founding family and affiliates of Bell Equipment and holds 70.13% of the company's issued shares, has offered to buy the... 


The Port of Durban

Promising effect of new Cabinet consolidating – BLSA

15th July 2024

"The positive sentiment sparked by the Government of National Unity (GNU) is consolidating," business lobby Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) CEO Busi Mavuso states in her latest weekly... 


An infrastructure project under construction

Cesa, Aon state need for infrastructure resilience as Engineering Excellence Award finalists are announced

12th July 2024

Industry organisations Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) and professional services and management consulting firm Aon South Africa have announced the finalists for the Cesa Aon Engineering... 


Actom's first 66 kV transformer

Actom builds first 66 kV transformer, sets sights on further expansion in Africa

12th July 2024

Electromechanical equipment manufacturer Actom, which has manufactured its first 66 kV transformer, says it plans to supply small high-voltage (HV) power transformers in Africa, as part of plans to... 


Speakers participating in a webinar on the EU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

Establishment of carbon borders not supported by climate finance commitments

11th July 2024

The European Union (EU) is one of the first regions to establish a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) scheme, with the current requirement that companies report on the total carbon footprint... 


Sustainable strategies for digitalisation needed, from raw materials to waste management

11th July 2024

The nature and scale of the digital sector’s environmental footprint remains largely unassessed, and there is an urgent need for sustainable strategies throughout the life cycle of digitalisation,... 


Solidarity proposes economic recovery policies based on international examples

10th July 2024

Trade union Solidarity has submitted an economic recovery plan, which is based on international examples of policies that have led to improved economic development, to the National Treasury. The... 


Fiasa executive director Avhapfani Tshifularo

Sapia changes name to Fiasa to reflect fuels industry changes

10th July 2024

Industry organisation the South African Petroleum Industry Association (Sapia) has changed its name to the Fuels Industry Association of South Africa (Fiasa) to reflect its commitment to a... 


Leasehold model at Dube TradePort provides consistent revenue, helps property developers

9th July 2024

Special economic zone (SEZ) Dube TradePort says its long-term leasehold model allows investors to access land over long periods without the need to buy it outright and ensures that it has a stable... 


BankservAfrica, UnionPay International collaborate on safer e-commerce in Africa

9th July 2024

Financial markets infrastructure provider BankservAfrica and payment services company UnionPay International (UPI) are collaborating to facilitate easier and safer e-commerce transactions for UPI... 


SAPIA head of strategy Kevin Baart

Local refineries still in need of capital investment to meet clean fuels requirements

8th July 2024

Industry organisation the South African Petroleum Industry Association (Sapia) has reiterated the need for capital investment in local refineries to ensure they can meet the second clean fuels... 


Saice to work with Cabinet to address South Africa's infrastructure challenges

5th July 2024

Industry organisation the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (Saice) says it is committed to collaborating with government to address the nation's infrastructure challenges and foster... 


Last year was pivotal for the power sector, Energy Council says

5th July 2024

2023 was a pivotal year for South Africa’s power sector, as unprecedented loadshedding undermined the economy and society, industry organisation the Energy Council of South Africa says. “We can... 


Safda, SA Canegrowers resolve sugarcane transformation funding dispute

5th July 2024

Industry organisations the South African Farmers Development Association (Safda) and the South African Canegrowers Association (SA Canegrowers) have resolved their disagreement about transformation... 


A hydropower plant in Angola

ProMarks, Trafigura sign MoU with Angola govt to develop PPP model for power transmission

5th July 2024

Electrical engineering company ProMarks and industrial conglomerate Trafigura have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the government of Angola to conduct a technical and economic... 


Eskom CEO Dan Marokane

Eskom, Minister celebrate 100 days without loadshedding milestone

5th July 2024

State-owned power utility Eskom has achieved 100 consecutive days without loadshedding, which reflects the enhanced reliability and performance of its generation fleet. The continuous suspension of... 


Solar panels and wind turbines

World Bank highlights developing-world utilities’ challenges in meeting rising demand, transition goals

5th July 2024

The majority of electric utilities in developing countries are ill-equipped to meet growing demand for power and add more renewable energy into the grid, thereby hindering global energy transition... 


Central banks to increase gold holdings in next 12 months, says World Gold Council

Central banks to increase gold holdings in next 12 months, says World Gold Council

5th July 2024

More than eight in ten, or 81%, of respondents to the 2024 Central Banks Gold Reserves survey said they expect reserve managers to continue to increase their gold holdings in the next 12 months.... 


Cluff Africa inks deal to acquire Zimbabwe lithium permits

5th July 2024

UK-based mineral resources investment company Cluff Africa has signed a term sheet with Zimbabwe sovereign wealth fund, Mutapa Investment Fund, to acquire 45% in the Sandawana mining permits. This... 


ECONOMIC INFRASTRUCTURE

Rail, road, water and electricity networks are fundamental assets for an economy

Consistent pipeline all that is needed to resuscitate SA construction

5th July 2024

A consistent and predictable pipeline of construction and infrastructure development projects, which must be underpinned by political support and leadership, is all that is necessary to accelerate... 


ECONOMIC INFRASTRUCTURE

Rail, road, water and electricity networks are fundamental assets for an economy

Consistent pipeline all that is needed to resuscitate SA construction

5th July 2024

A consistent and predictable pipeline of construction and infrastructure development projects, which must be underpinned by political support and leadership, is all that is necessary to accelerate... 


CEO confidence improves in the second quarter

4th July 2024

Financial advisory company Merchantec's CEO Confidence Index increased by six points to 51.4 in the second quarter, driven by a significant improvement in confidence in the consumer staples sector... 


Digital nomad visas could attract professionals, Endeavor South Africa says

4th July 2024

Entrepreneurial support organisation Endeavor South Africa says the South African remote work, or digital nomad, visa can help the local technology industry and entrepreneurs, and is a positive... 


Bosch Rexroth Africa opens first branch in Côte d'Ivoire

4th July 2024

Hydraulics, pneumatics and automation group Bosch Rexroth Africa opened its first branch in Côte d'Ivoire, in June, to meet the increasing demand for its hydraulic, pneumatic and automation... 


Seifsa CEO Lucio Trentini

Metals, engineering sector pension boards undertaking due diligence for worker housing

4th July 2024

Industry organisation the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) says the agreement to provide access to housing for industry workers has been referred to the Metal... 


Brikor plans to delist from the JSE

4th July 2024

The board of directors of building materials manufacturer and supplier Brikor has advised shareholders that it is considering proposing an arrangement to repurchase the shares held by the remaining... 


CBE commits to professionalise construction sector alongside new infrastructure Minister, Deputy Minister

4th July 2024

Regulatory body the Council for the Built Environment (CBE) has welcomed the appointments of Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Dean Macpherson and Deputy Minister Sihle Zikalala, and says it... 


Bidvest to dispose of Bidvest Bank as part of financial services restructuring

3rd July 2024

JSE-listed services, trading and distribution company Bidvest Group has advised shareholders that its board has approved a process to dispose of Bidvest Bank and its related entity FinGlobal. The... 


Subsidising costs for solar panel recycling will offset high costs in industry

3rd July 2024

Government and producer responsibility organisations could support the solar industry by subsidising the cost of recycling the PV panels and helping to establish recyclers. In this way, the... 


Milken Institute launches Africa Leaders Business Council

3rd July 2024

Development think tank the Milken Institute has launched the Africa Leaders Business Council, which brings together experts across business, technology, finance and investment, sustainability and... 


Convergence fulfils conditions to acquire Datacentrix

3rd July 2024

Technology-focused private equity investment management company Convergence Partners has met all conditions precedent to acquire 100% of system integration service company Datacentrix from... 


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