SANRAL’s R75 project to create opportunities for SMMEs
The rehabilitation of the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch is set to create significant opportunities for SMMEs in Nelson Mandela Bay the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) announced today. “The implementation of road safety measures and rehabilitation of the National Route R75 Section 1, which... Read more
Bay innovators to benefit from international consortium
Nelson Mandela Bay innovators will benefit from computer numerical control (CNC) technology funded by an international collaboration project between various South African and European universities. The two-year knowledge exchange project, which ends in October this year, focussed on Entrepreneurship, Modernization and Innovation in South Africa (EMISHA) and was funded... Read more
EC agri-parks, cooperatives get ready for business
Today, the government released its tender bulletin no 2978 which features two agriculture projects in the Eastern Cape. The first is the sourcing of inputs for the Matatiele Agri-Park, Mbizana Agri-Park, Mbhashe Grain Production FPSU, Ilifalethu Chicory Cooperative (Sarah Baartman District). The deadline for tender is 11:00, 7 September... Read more
Stop/go’s on the R67 between Whittlesea, Swart Kei River
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that controlled stop and go sections are in place on the R67 between Whittlesea and the Swart Kei River due to road construction. “Motorists are requested to adhere to the reduced speed limits applicable on... Read more
National route between Grahamstown, Fish River Pass upgrade
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that controlled blasting is scheduled to take place on the N2 between Grahamstown and the Fish River Pass on Friday, 18 August 2017, between 2:30pm and 4:30pm. The road will be closed for approximately 1... Read more
Portfolio Committee to visit Free State SMMEs
Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Small Business Development will from Monday visit small, macro and medium enterprises (SMMEs) in the Free State. The small businesses had received support from the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (Sefa) and Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda). The aim of the visit to five districts in... Read more
Northern Cape to develop travel routes
In the latest government tender bulletin, the Northern Cape has signalled its intent to ramp up tourism for the province with a call for responses to a tender published by its Department of Economic Development.  The province says that it wants to appoint a service provider to develop comprehensive tourism development routes in the... Read more
Controlled blasting near the N2 between Dutywa, Mthatha
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that controlled blasting is scheduled to take place between Dutywa and Mthatha on Wednesday, 16 August 2017 at approximately 13:00. The blast will take place at the Qunu Quarry. The quarry is situated approximately 1.0... Read more
Labour to host employment equity workshops
The Department of Labour is expected to host two workshops to advocate employment equity (EE) compliance in the Eastern Cape. The Department of Labour uses the EE compliance workshops to create awareness of compliance with the Employment Equity Act, and help prepare employers for the requirements needed when submitting... Read more
Female business leaders challenging paradigms, boundaries
The University of Cape Town is to celebrate Women’s month with the Graduate School of Business’ 18th annual Women in Business conference which will raise funds for 2018 scholarship for a female student who would otherwise be financially excluded from academic programmes. A high-profile panel of speakers are expected to provide... Read more