Dti stands by validity of copyright commission report
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) says it stands by the validity of the Copyright Review Commission (CRC) report, which was released in 2012. This comes after collecting societies recently raised concerns over the CRC report. The Copyright Review Commission was established in 2010 to look into issues... Read more
PE Cold Storage two-fold expansion at the Coega SEZ
The Port Elizabeth (PE) Cold Storage plant located in the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ), one of the very first exports orientated investors to locate their facility at the SEZ is once again expanding its facility at Coega. The investment worth ten million (R10 million) is the second expansion... Read more
Denel on a new path to recovery
State owned companies cannot just simply borrow their way out of the difficulties they find themselves in, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Monday. Announcing the appointment of an interim board at the premises of the aerospace and defence technology company, Denel, in Tshwane, Minister Gordhan, who was... Read more
Amatola Water pleased with outcome in chairperson’s legal case
Newly appointed Amatola Water CEO, Vuyo Zitumane, says that the water utility is delighted with the outcome in the legal case of its chairperson Nokulunga Mnqeta. The case, which involved Mnqeta’s former role as CEO of the Amathole District Municipality’s Development Agency, Aspire, was concluded last week with all... Read more
Energy Minister signs 27 renewable energy projects
Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has officially signed 27 renewable energy projects, setting the path for diversified sources of energy to enter the energy mix. “It is with great pleasure that I announce the signing of the agreements for the 27 projects procured under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer... Read more
Eskom optimistic despite Moody’s downgrade
While disappointed with Moody’s decision to downgrade it, Eskom on Thursday said it is optimistic that its credit profile will improve. This as the rating agency downgraded to ‘B2 from B1’ Eskom’s long-term corporate family rating (CFR). The zero coupon eurobonds rating has similarly been revised to ‘B2’ from... Read more
Lanes open to traffic on the N2 section 17 from Toleni to Ibika
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that no construction activities is taking place on the N2 from Toleni (km 15.5 at top of the Kei Cuttings) to Ibika at kilometre 44 (route marker) until Wednesday 4 April 2018 at 7:00am. All... Read more
Nearly 150 000 vacant positions in public sector
The Public Service Commission (PSC) says in the last quarter of 2017, a total of 148 775 posts were vacant in the public sector. In the same reporting period, there were 1 305 458 posts in the public sector and 1 156 683 were filled. Releasing the PSC’s report... Read more
No stop-and-go sections on R72 between Port Alfred and Great Fish River over Easter weekend
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) announced today that there will be no stop-and-go sections on the R72 – Port Alfred and Great Fish River during the Easter weekend. Work on the rural section is in progress with the completion of new storm water culverts and... Read more
More than 300 SMMEs graduate from SANRAL’s training programme
More than 300 SMMEs received certificates for the completion of a training programme, which formed part of the R75 Port Elizabeth to Despatch interchange road rehabilitation project, the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) announced today. The 384 SMMEs (women, youth and male-owned) whose CIDB levels are... Read more