Energy Minister Ben Martins has held talks with Tan Rongyaoto, vice administrator of China's National Energy Commission, to seek ways for China to participate in South Africa's civil nuclear energy projects.
6 Mar 2014 06:30
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says progress has been made in the last nine months since the signing of the Youth Employment Accord.
6 Mar 2014 06:14
Government has allocated R2.7bn towards a grant aimed at addressing housing for mineworkers in identified mining towns.
5 Mar 2014 06:45
Construction‚ mining and engineering group Basil Read says it has secured two projects together worth more than R400m.
By Mark Allix 4 Mar 2014 07:29
The Minister for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation in the Presidency, Collins Chabane, says finding solutions to youth unemployment are important to South Africa.
3 Mar 2014 06:33
Despite the sluggish local economic growth brought about by the 2008 global recession, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has not gone back on his 2013 growth projections.
27 Feb 2014 08:23
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced a large expenditure plan that will be anchored around the National Development Plan (NDP).
27 Feb 2014 07:53
Plans to use private and public sector funds to create black industrialists gained momentum with the launch last week of an initiative to support small enterprises in the manufacturing sector.
26 Feb 2014 09:52
Construction company Wilson Bayly Holmes Ovcon (WBHO) reported a 20.2% decline in diluted headline earnings per share (HEPS) from 729.0c a year ago to 581.5c for the six months to December .
25 Feb 2014 10:09
PPC's chief executive, Ketso Gordhan says the group is looking at concluding one or two big deals in Africa in a bid to double earnings by 2018.
By Nick Hedley 25 Feb 2014 09:43
Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has invited the public and interested parties to submit comments on the draft Bio-prospecting, Access and Benefit Sharing (BABS) amendment regulations.
21 Feb 2014 09:21
The Gauteng MEC for Infrastructure Development, Qedani Mahlangu, says there is a need to develop policies that address issues of energy security, social equity and environmental sustainability.
21 Feb 2014 08:59
President Jacob Zuma has decribed Government's Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) as a success story which has benefitted more than 3.5m people since it was introduced in 2004.
21 Feb 2014 07:49
South Africa will for the next five years enter a new "radical phase" where policies will have to focus more on economic transformation to address poverty, unemployment and inequality, claims President Jacob Zuma.
21 Feb 2014 07:32
South African Airways (SAA) has a new plan. No, not that plan, not last year's plan, or the preceding plan, or the succession of failed plans since the airline industry was nationalised in 1934, but a new one. There is nothing new in the plan, but it is a new plan. It is, as before, a special kind of plan, not for what will happen, but for what will not happen.
By Leon Louw 20 Feb 2014 10:18
The adoption of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Bill 2013 will be a significant milestone for the National Development Plan (NDP) and will support broader-based industrial growth says Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies.
20 Feb 2014 08:42
China is exploiting Africa's resources just like European colonisers did, with disastrous effects for the environment, acclaimed primatologist Jane Goodall told AFP.
20 Feb 2014 07:11
Aveng said on Tuesday (18 February) that for the six months to December‚ it anticipates earnings per share (EPS) and headline earnings per share (HEPS) to be down by between 20% and 25% compared with the previous year's earnings.
19 Feb 2014 10:13
Construction of a new R300m road infrastructure in Port Elizabeth's western suburbs has started. The new road will put city residents at the doorstep of Baywest Mall with access to the double-storey mall and the Baywest precinct from the N2 freeway.
19 Feb 2014 08:43
While the construction industry is grateful for the contribution the government has made, it is disappointed that there are no plans, as yet, for it to continue in this vein.
19 Feb 2014 08:29
Mientjie van Niekerk, an architectural student at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in Port Elizabeth, is the regional winner of Corobrik's Architectural Student of the Year competition. Apart from winning the first prize of R8,000, a special prize for the best use of clay masonry was also presented to Van Niekerk.
14 Feb 2014 10:47
The Tongaat Mall employed unqualified foremen, used sub-standard beams and had to contend with a sagging slab, an inquiry heard on Wednesday (11 Febuary).
13 Feb 2014 11:06
Telkom is refusing to install infrastructure in areas where cable theft is rife and is clearly stated in correspondence between the utility and residents of a Johannesburg suburb.
13 Feb 2014 08:57
Unemployment fell to 24.1% in the fourth quarter of last year from 24.5% in the third quarter‚ with statistician-general Pali Lehohla calling for "policy intervention" so that education and training can be improved‚ particularly among the youth.
By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 12 Feb 2014 10:54
Property developer Safari Investments‚ which plans to list on the JSE next month‚ aims to come to market with assets valued at about R1.3bn.
By Alistair Anderson 12 Feb 2014 09:38
PPC said on Monday (10 February) advanced plans are in place to enter the Algerian cement market‚ through a partnership with Algerian private sector investors‚ in Hodna Cement.
11 Feb 2014 07:10
Steel manufacturer ArcelorMittal SA reported a loss per share of 75c for the quarter ended December, returning to the red after posting headline earnings per share of 50c in the previous quarter.
7 Feb 2014 12:18
PRETORIA: North West Premier Thandi Modise has urged the residents of Majakaneng, near Brits, to give government a chance to implement its R2bn provincial water plan before staging protests.
7 Feb 2014 08:13
Grindrod‚ a JSE-listed freight and logistics service provider‚ through its wholly owned subsidiary Grindrod Mauritius‚ will work with Zambia's Northwest Rail Company to build‚ operate and maintain a new 590km Cape gauge railway from Chingola in the Zambian copperbelt to the Angolan border.
By Mark Allix 5 Feb 2014 07:37
There was an 8.8% year-on-year (y/y) rise in cement sales volume in the third quarter of last year along with 23.3% y/y increase in steel production indicating that the constructions sector might be improving.
By Helmo Preuss 31 Jan 2014 09:14
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