Lane closures on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers of the following lane closures scheduled to take place on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday, 28 May 2018 to Friday, 1 June 2018. The planned traffic accommodation is as follows: The... Read more
Coega sectors perfectly poised for the Lithium-ion (Li-ion) industry
Automotive, Metals & Energy highlight synergies that will benefit the Eastern Cape Province  The Coega Development Corporation (CDC), developer & operator of the 9003ha Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) designed along the cluster model, linking related industries and their supply chains is home to forty three (43) operational investors... Read more
Controlled blasting on the R72 between Birah River and Openshaw Village
Eastern Cape, 24 May 2018: The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that controlled blasting is scheduled to take place on the R72 Section 3 between Birah River and Openshaw Village on Monday, 28 May 2018 between 3pm and 5pm. On Monday... Read more
MTN retains position as South Africa’s most valuable brand: 2018 Brand Finance survey reveals
According to the findings of the 2018 Brand Finance survey, the world’s leading independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy, MTN has retained their top position as the country’s most valuable brand. MTN’s brand value soared by 8% to R44, 2 billion, to maintain its leadership as South Africa’s most... Read more
Comments sought for iKamva National e-Skills Institute Bill
Interested organisations and members of the public have been called to submit written comments on the Ikamva National e-Skills Institute (INESI) Bill, which seeks to address the shortage of e-skills in the country. The deadline for the written submissions is 12 June 2018. The Bill was published in the... Read more
Rural, township economies vital for transformation
Government has identified rural and township economies as vehicles for achieving radical economic transformation. The face of this transformation is the creation of employment for the youth, empowerment of local businesses and inclusive growth, said Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Bulelani Magwanishe, on Monday. He added that the... Read more
VAT panel to submit its report next month
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says the panel that has been established to review a list off zero-rated food products will submit its report next month. The Minister said this when he tabled the Treasury’s Budget Vote at the National Assembly on Tuesday. As part of measures to address a... Read more
Solar project powers up Northern Cape
Energy Minister Jeff Radebe will today launch the Xina Solar One Concentrated Solar Power Project in the Northern Cape. The Solar One is one of 7 Concentrated Solar Power Projects under the Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). Taking place in Pofadder the launch is... Read more
Bold projects to transform SA transport industry
Transport Minister Blade Nzimande used his Budget Vote speech on Friday to announce several bold projects that his department will undertake. The projects, which will be implemented within the next 12 months, are in line with the National Transport Master Plan (NATMAP) 2050, which aims to transform the transport... Read more
Government fine-tuning R2.1bn SME, innovation fund
Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says the department is finalising the modalities of how the recently announced R2.1 billion small business and innovation fund will be implemented. Zulu said this when she led a debate on the department’s Budget Vote in the National Assembly on Thursday. She said... Read more