President Ramaphosa lauds Total discovery of gas condensate
Total’s discovery of the gas condensate off the coast of South Africa will have significant consequences for the country’s energy security and the development of the industry, says President Cyril Ramaphosa. On Thursday, Total announced that it had made a significant gas condensate discovery on the Brulpadda prospects, located... Read more
Isuzu’s Fourth Best Technician in the World Hails from the Cape
Thinking on your feet, staying calm under pressure and applying months of training and practice. This was what Isuzu truck technician Miles Swanepoel had to do, to beat 64 other technicians from across the world in the recent Isuzu World Technical Competition in Japan. Swanepoel ended in fourth place... Read more
Financial Times Africa editor affirms “‘Frontier vibe’ still driving advances” in SA
The Financial Times published on Thursday January 24 a first-ever special report on Innovation in South Africa. Africa editor David Pilling in his lead article writes that “homegrown innovators are fighting the brain drain and finding ways past a funding squeeze.” The six-page edition casts a bright light on South... Read more
Mthatha airport downgrade forces flights cancellations for SA Express
The Civil Aviation Authority has downgraded the Mthatha airport effective from Friday 25 January 2019 following a negative audit finding against it. South African Express advises customers that the airline is implementing flight cancellations between Johannesburg and Mthatha. We are working jointly with the Eastern Cape provincial government authorities... Read more
Port of East London celebrates the docking of longest vessel in port history
Last year, East London welcomed the widest and the biggest vessels in this city’s history and in 2019, the record-breaking momentum continued with the successful docking of the longest vessel at the Port of East London today. The Zen Hua 20, is equivalent to two and a half rugby... Read more
VWSA #VWDriveDry is committed to driving pledges despite controversy
The VWSA #VWDriveDry campaign has been trending in the media and on social media since the launch of the car accident video that showed hip-hop artist Nomuzi ‘Moozlie’ Mabena getting into a car crash on Thursday 10th January 2019 during an Instagram live video. Whilst this has been a... Read more
VWSA appointsas new Sales & Marketing Director
Mike Glendinning has been appointed as the new Sales and Marketing Director for Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) effective from 1 December 2018. Mike Glendinning holds an Honours degree in Marketing from UNISA. He joined Volkswagen Group South Africa as a Graduate Trainee in 1985. He has had a... Read more
MEC Mabuyane delivers braille printer to a Dimbaza center
The Dimbaza based Eastern Cape Braille and Print Institute received a shot in the arm for their printing business when the Eastern Cape Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism MEC, Lubabalo Mabuyane delivered a state of the art multi functioning braille set as part of the international day of... Read more
NMB Stadium on path to sustainability since MBDA took over
In less than 2 years the NMB Stadium is on a path to sustainability under the care of the MBDA The Mandela Bay Development Agency (MBDA) was formed in 2004 with its initial objective being the urban regeneration of the Central Business District (CBD) of Port Elizabeth. The Agency... Read more
Activios: New management software to help deliver winning culture
Caption: The Activios team, made up of from left: Aubrey Bahula, Niels Andersen and Dave Sokolich, believes the software is a groundbreaking technological enabler of lean operational excellence and high-performance culture in organisations that are ready to embrace the 4th Industrial Revolution and win in the decades to come.... Read more