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State snub may see car maker exodus - VWSA MD

Any lessening of government support for the motor industry could have drastic consequences by causing multinational companies to question...

By David Furlonger 1 day ago

Steel from old tyres and ceramics from nutshells - how industry can use our rubbish

If someone said "green manufacturing" to you, what comes to mind is probably environmentally friendly products - solar panels, bamboo garments and the like...

By Farshid Pahlevani and Veena Sahajwalla 3 days ago

SA car prices continue to rise

According to the TransUnion SA Vehicle Pricing Index (VPI) Q3 2016 for used and new vehicle sales, the South African motoring industry faced another challenging quarter...

14 Oct 2016

320 new robots to enhance Volkswagen SA production

As part of the new major investments in the Uitenhage factory, 320 new robots have been installed at Volkswagen Group South Africa's Body Shop...

11 Oct 2016

Private equity opportunities in African currency devaluation

Recent currency devaluations on the continent could create an opportunity for African manufacturers according to African investment experts, RisCura...

10 Oct 2016

SA manufacturers urged to take on African rail projects

The Rail Road Association wants local manufacturers to take advantage of the $93bn that the continent is estimated to need to spend on rail infrastructure...

By Karl Gernetzky 10 Oct 2016

Navigate Bizcommunity to where the business is

An increasing number of our core advertising, marketing and media audience and other professional subscribers are discovering that navigating editorial offerings across Bizcommunity's 18 multi-industry portals makes good sense...

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Local production of Ford Everest commences

Production of the Ford Everest sport utility vehicle began this week at Ford's Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria...

6 Oct 2016

Air Products appoints first woman to leadership

Nita Müller is the first woman in Air Products' history to be appointed as regional sales manager...

6 Oct 2016

From asset finance to 'access' finance

The emphasis on financing is turning from pure asset financing to 'access' financing as mainstream agriculture, manufacturers and construction companies look for ways to increase efficiency...

4 Oct 2016

#SustainabilityMonth: Green Worx uses enzyme technology to limit ecological footprint

Green Worx Cleaning Solutions recently became the first bio enzyme company in South Africa to be certified as compliant with the Certified Quality System ISO 14001 : 2015 standard...

By Sindy Peters 3 Oct 2016

Morocco signs deal for major Boeing hub

Morocco signed an agreement with Boeing on Tuesday to build a new hub for the US aerospace giant that officials hope will create thousands of skilled jobs...

29 Sep 2016

Manufacturing conference to address gender gap

The Amabhubesi Women in Manufacturing Textile & Leather Conference will take place at Emperors Place in Johanneburg from 26-27 October...

26 Sep 2016

Investments integral to effective safety custodianship

South Africa's tyre manufacturing industry, which is spearheaded by local players; Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear and Sumitomo continues to benefit...

By Nobuzwe Mangcu 22 Sep 2016

TNPA's fourth tug launched

On track with its R1.4 billion tug building contract,TNPA launched the fourth of its nine new tugs being built in Durban. Named OSPREY, the tug will serve at the Port of Saldanha...

21 Sep 2016

Busting Industrial Internet of Things myths

There is no doubt that the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) market is evolving quickly. In the report Digital Transformation - an Internet of Things Perspective...

By Dan Matthews 20 Sep 2016

Vehicle firms hold different views on SA

Two significant foreign vehicle brands players have expressed very different views on SA's attractiveness as a manufacturing base for Africa...

By David Furlonger 13 Sep 2016

Volkswagen plans vehicle production in Kenya

Volkswagen is planning to start production of the Polo Vivo in Kenya at the end of 2016. An agreement to that effect was signed in Nairobi...

8 Sep 2016

YOAC fibre cable manufacturing skills transfer commences

As China strengthens relations in South Africa, Chinese majority owned Yangtze Optics Africa Cable (YOAC) continues its efforts to facilitate opportunities...

7 Sep 2016

#CARconferenceSA: Encouraging outlook for local motor industry

Mike Whitfield, the president of Naamsa and managing director of the Nissan Group of Africa, painted an encouraging picture of the future...

6 Sep 2016

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