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Royalty to open Danish Showroom for Design, Architecture, Consumer Goods
Royalty to open Danish Showroom for Design, Architecture, Consumer Goods

As part of the WDC 2014, Her Royal Highness, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark and the Minister of Trade and Development Cooperation, Mogens Jensen will be in Cape Town...

20 Oct 2014 12:14

Cashbuild's revenue up 10%
Cashbuild's revenue up 10%

Buildings and material group Cashbuild said total revenue for the company rose by 10% for the first quarter of its 2015 financial year with higher sales and the opening of new stores.

20 Oct 2014 11:52

State may sell Vodacom stake to fund Eskom
State may sell Vodacom stake to fund Eskom

Crushing financial pressure on Eskom has compelled the government to consider selling its R26bn stake in Vodacom and to assess its other listed holdings‚ such as Telkom to raise the cash that Eskom needs.

By Thabiso Mochiko and Andiswa Maqutu 17 Oct 2014 11:17

Ping An and Munich Re insure Suntech's performance warranties
Ping An and Munich Re insure Suntech's performance warranties

Wuxi Suntech has announced that its modules' performance will be insured by Chinese-based insurance company, Ping An, and reinsured by risk carrier, Munich Re.

17 Oct 2014 09:49

Sub-Saharan energy sector brakes development
Sub-Saharan energy sector brakes development

More than 620 million people in sub-Saharan Africa live without electricity, and nearly 730 million people rely on dangerous, inefficient forms of cooking.

17 Oct 2014 07:41

Communities will benefit from wind energy projects
Communities will benefit from wind energy projects

With a decline in the price of carbon credits under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) scheme, it is easy to believe that carbon credits will never be worth anything.

By Harmke Immink 17 Oct 2014 07:15

Basil Read has a new management team
Basil Read has a new management team

Basil Read's (BSR) restructuring of its executive management team was now complete following the appointment of a permanent financial director and chief executive according to the construction firm.

By Nick Hedley 15 Oct 2014 13:03

SA developers showing more interest in Africa
SA developers showing more interest in Africa

The African continent could become a competitive field for SA's property developers if the developers move in and act as catalysts for future development.

By Alistair Anderson 15 Oct 2014 12:36

SA, France sign nuclear cooperation agreement
SA, France sign nuclear cooperation agreement

The Department of Energy has confirmed that South Africa has signed an Inter-Governmental Framework Agreement on Nuclear Cooperation with France.

15 Oct 2014 09:21

SA to sign nuclear agreement with France
SA to sign nuclear agreement with France

PRETORIA: President Jacob Zuma has given authority to Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson to sign an agreement for the safe use of nuclear energy with France.

14 Oct 2014 15:54

Ocean economy plans to be released this week
Ocean economy plans to be released this week

President Jacob Zuma will release the results of work done to explore the potential of the country's ocean economy at the first Operation Phakisa open day in Durban this week.

14 Oct 2014 07:29

Workshops offer support to implement energy efficiency measures
Workshops offer support to implement energy efficiency measures

Small businesses do have a growing appetite to be more energy efficient largely driven by the obvious and significant benefits to keeping the cost of doing business down...

13 Oct 2014 09:58

Mall payment kiosks for Ekurhuleni residents
Mall payment kiosks for Ekurhuleni residents

Ekurhuleni residents will soon be able to walk into major malls around the city and pay for or view their municipal services accounts while at the mall.

13 Oct 2014 07:11

Mining, manufacturing remain marooned
Mining, manufacturing remain marooned

Dismal data‚ showing that both mining and manufacturing output contracted on an annual basis in August‚ highlight the continued vulnerability of SA's productive sectors.

By Claire Bisseker 10 Oct 2014 10:58

Emission control legislation will require large capital expenditure
Emission control legislation will require large capital expenditure

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan has found that companies across various industries will apply for exemption from the first round of emission control, coming into effect in 2015.

10 Oct 2014 09:10

Gauteng commissions township economy study
Gauteng commissions township economy study

The Gauteng Provincial Government will commission a baseline study on the township economy to understand its size, spread and strength as well as innovative ways of measuring its social and economic importance.

10 Oct 2014 09:08

Government upgrades for mining settlements
Government upgrades for mining settlements

At least 82 informal settlements in a number of mining towns are currently being evaluated for possible upgrading as part of government's National Upgrading Support Programme.

10 Oct 2014 08:44

Communities urged to save water
Communities urged to save water

Government has appealed to communities to save water and help protect the country's water infrastructure at all times.

10 Oct 2014 08:23

Guidance note on BIM released
Guidance note on BIM released

The first edition of a guidance note on a new technology-driven concept for the building industry, building information modelling (BIM), has been released by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

9 Oct 2014 11:10

R1bn set aside for township economies
R1bn set aside for township economies

The Gauteng government will invest more than R1bn to build and improve infrastructure for township economies in the next five years, says Premier David Makhura.

8 Oct 2014 08:47

Dube TradePort is now an industrial development zone
Dube TradePort is now an industrial development zone

The Dube TradePort in Durban is an Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), joining three other similar economic zones spread out across the country.

8 Oct 2014 08:08

Clearwater Office Park Pepsi's new headquarters
Clearwater Office Park Pepsi's new headquarters

From January next year US soda giant Pepsi - through its South African company Simba - will be headquartered at Krisp Properties' state-of-the-art 28,000m2 gross leasable area Clearwater Office Park in Johannesburg.

7 Oct 2014 11:39

Ke nako! Shifting to a green economy
Ke nako! Shifting to a green economy

Ke nako (It's time) was the buzz phrase top of mind during the months preceding the 2010 FIFA World Cup. In 2014 this phrase once again rings true, but for a new zeitgeist: it's time for business to get on the green wave.

By Sindy Peters 7 Oct 2014 10:17

Growing investment interest in SA
Growing investment interest in SA

South Africa's Ambassador to Italy, Nomatemba Tambo, says local businesses are benefiting from bilateral trade agreements between the two countries.

7 Oct 2014 09:24

THE-A to invest in tertiary education and businesses in SA
THE-A to invest in tertiary education and businesses in SA

The European Investment Bank says it is planning to make funding available to several small and medium enterprises and universities in South Africa with a view to contributing to development.

7 Oct 2014 08:49

Military veterans to get 5,000 new houses
Military veterans to get 5,000 new houses

The Department of Human Settlements says it will built more than 5,000 houses for military veterans in the next three years to cater for those former soldiers who need housing.

6 Oct 2014 08:56

North West bracing itself for more protests
North West bracing itself for more protests

The Department of Local Government and Human Settlements in the North West has established a Joint Operation Centre to deal with any threats and anarchy that might arise in Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality.

6 Oct 2014 08:24

Attacq's value per share up from R11.71 to R14.77 in a year
Attacq's value per share up from R11.71 to R14.77 in a year

Property developer Attacq grew its net asset value (NAV) per share by 24% in its maiden year of trade on the JSE.

By Alistair Anderson 3 Oct 2014 11:41

Zimbali Suites a milestone IFA's portfolio
Zimbali Suites a milestone IFA's portfolio

IFA Hotels & Resorts (IFA) recently announced that construction of the 131 sectional title Zimbali Suites has begun.

3 Oct 2014 10:44

Italian businesses seek SA opportunities
Italian businesses seek SA opportunities

Italian business leaders are in South Africa to explore investment opportunities in the energy, manufacturing and agricultural sectors.

3 Oct 2014 08:38

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