Strategic partnership programme introduced at Coega
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) and the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) conducted a workshop at the Business Process Outsourcing Park (BPO), Coega SEZ yesterday. The workshop, which targeted various Small Medium Enterprises (SME’s) and large private sector enterprises in the Nelson Mandela Bay, provided an opportunity for... Read more
Controlled blasting on N2 between Dutywa, Mthatha
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) says controlled blasting is scheduled to take place between Dutywa and Mthatha on Thursday, 23 November 2017 at approximately 12noon. The blast will take place at approximately 27 kilometres from Dutywa when travelling towards Mthatha and in the Mtentu Cuttings.... Read more
Pay contractors on time, urges government
The payment of contractors within 30 days could soon form part of the performance management of employees of the national Department of Public Works in a bid to put an end to the delayed and recurring non-payment of service providers. “It cannot be optional, but must be part of... Read more
R61 road upgrade valued at R550 million completed
A major work activity stream of the R61 mega road infrastructure project in the Eastern Cape, has been completed, the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) announced today. The R550-million Mthatha Sprigg Street to Ngqeleni road infrastructure development and safety programme is also part of a master... Read more
Government to appoint new board for Eskom
The government will appoint a new board for power utility Eskom, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Wednesday. Tabling the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) in Parliament, Minister Gigaba said the new board will be appointed before the end of November 2017. He said the government is concerned... Read more
Khotsong TB Hospital brings much-needed jobs
Over 310 locals from Matatiele are benefiting from the construction upgrade of the Khotsong TB Hospital. The project valued at over R436 million has become a pillar of hope for communities residing in and around the Matatiele area. Once finished, the TB Hospital will result in a world class modern... Read more
Coega certified as a top employer for 2018
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) was recently certified as the Top Employer 2018 – Certified Excellence in Employer Conditions, for the third year. The certification was based on a comprehensive analysis of the human resources environment. Top Employers South Africa is a research project that looks at international HR... Read more
Upgrading the national route between Grahamstown, Fish River Pass
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) will be performing controlled blasting on Saturday 21 October, on the N2, Section 13 between KM 88 and KM 91, between Grahamstown and the Fish River Pass, weather permitting. The blast will take place at 12 noon, between the KM... Read more
Minister Gigaba requests PIC to provide beneficiary list
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has requested the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) to provide a list of all its beneficiaries and the investments it has made, which he intends to make public. The Minister expressed concern about the politicising of the PIC, which is one of the largest investment managers... Read more
Productivity SA improves its performance
The entity responsible for promoting employment growth and productivity within South Africa, Productivity SA has managed to improve its performance from a lowly average of 49% in the past two years to 68%. According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Productivity SA, Mothunye Mothiba, 49% was completely unacceptable... Read more