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Factory data 'not market-moving'

Manufacturing growth data for November are to be released on Monday and that month's retail, wholesale and motor sales figures later in the week...

By Maarten Mittner 12 Jan 2015 14:23

'Selfie sticks' give new perspective at tech show

LAS VEGAS, USA: "Selfie sticks" - the lightweight monopods which hold smartphones to get a better angle for self portraits - are making the tech community look at things from a new perspective...

9 Jan 2015 15:32

BCI dropped in December

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) says the business confidence index (BCI) shed 2.5 index points in December 2014, coming in at 88.3...

9 Jan 2015 07:47

Uncertainty mars tender for digital TV

A state entity is forging ahead with a R4.3bn tender for the manufacture of television set-top boxes without the government having finalised its policy on the devices.

By Amuel Mungadze 8 Jan 2015 13:19

China replaces rare earth quotas with export permits

BEIJING, CHINA: China has instituted a system of export permits for rare earth metals, used in hi-tech goods such as mobile phones, the government said...

5 Jan 2015 18:04

Not such a rum idea...

... It's time for Durban Poison: There's a rum on my stoep...

By Shelley Seid 23 Dec 2014 11:01

The digital universe that is to come

The Internet of things has opened for us humans a digital world abundant of opportunities, that will further transform the way we learn, interact with each other, with devices, machines and other physical things around us...

By Nivin Xavier 16 Dec 2014 07:55

Sappi in pilot project to make low-cost 'wonder material'

Sappi and Edinburgh Napier University have developed a lower-cost, commercially viable way to make potential "wonder material" nanocellulose...

11 Dec 2014 08:00

SA October manufacturing production up 2.2%

Manufacturing production continued to recover in October as the effects of strikes dissipated‚ Statistics SA figures showed on Tuesday, 9 December 2014...

11 Dec 2014 07:41

'SA's reputation is going up in smoke'

South Africa's reputation is going up in smoke. The country has been identified as one of the five with the highest incidence of trade in illicit cigarettes...

25 Nov 2014 12:33

SA's manufacturing recovery not as good as previously thought‚ says BER

The suggestion that SA's manufacturing recovery is proving more robust than expected was dealt a blow last week...

By Claire Bisseker 7 Nov 2014 17:42

FoodSure helps industry to Be Sure, launches new service offerings

FoodSure, a food label verification company, has expanded its service offering, from its original standalone service of food verification to now assist retailers and manufacturers in closing the operational gaps in quality and safety...

Issued by FoodSure 6 Nov 2014 10:25

Designers can apply now for 100% Design South Africa 2015

Designers who wish to be part of 100% Design South Africa, an international showcase for contemporary design with a unique African perspective, can apply now...

6 Nov 2014 09:48

Silo collapse results in load shedding across SA

Power utility Eskom said there'd be load shedding across South Africa from this Sunday. Wednesday evening and the whole of Thursday are marked as high risk for power cuts.

By More Matshediso 3 Nov 2014 09:52

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