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Massmart's Supplier Development Programme helps local manufacturers grow business

Massmart's Supplier Development Programme (SDP) has supported 32 small local manufacturers to gain access to market and form part of the broader Massmart supply chain...

4 hours ago

South African steel production drops 3.5% in May

SA's steel production fell by 3.5% year-on-year in May to 561,000 tonnes, according to the World Steel Association...

By Dominic Preuss 10 hours ago

Sun Silicates takes lead in chemical engineering sector

Situated in Germiston, Sun Silicates is currently the only company in South Africa that supplies both vermiculite and perlite-based insulating media used in the construction industry...

By Sindy Peters 2 days ago

BAIC SA Plant development ready for phase 2

Phase 1 (site preparations) of the BAIC SA Manufacturing Plant has been completed and phase 2 (construction) is due to start soon...

13 Jun 2017

Inaugural Africa-ASEAN Business Expo kicks off in November

The inaugural Africa-ASEAN Business Expo (AABE) 2017 launches 6-8 November at the Sandton Convention Centre to establish a new trading launch pad...

12 Jun 2017

New memorandums of agreement to drive SA's manufacturing export

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Rheinmetall Air Defence, Siemens Industry Software and ESTEQ Industry Solutions have signed a MoA...

9 Jun 2017

New player set to enter Aids-drug production

State-owned pharmaceutical manufacturer Ketlaphela, which has yet to begin production of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), may soon face competition...

By Tamar Kahn 9 Jun 2017

Afrox appoints Matthias Vogt as CFO

Matthias Vogt has been appointed to the board of directors of African Oxygen Limited (Afrox), as chief financial officer. He takes up his position on 1 August 2017...

9 Jun 2017

Qhubeka bicycles help keep Paarl communities safe

The first 50 bicycles built at Nederburg in Paarl were given to three neighbourhood watch organisations which oversee safety in the Paarl East area. These bicycles are intended for distribution to vulnerable South Africans...

9 Jun 2017

Small Business Indaba offers manufacturers networking, info opportunities

Leveraging on the success and partnership of the National Manufacturing Indaba, the Small Business Indaba will take place on 26 June 2017 at Emperors Palace...

8 Jun 2017

Recycled Plastic Product of the Year competition opens for entries

Entries are now open for the 6th Recycled Plastic Product of the Year Awards, organised by SAPRO and Plastics SA...

7 Jun 2017

Ford Southern Africa invests R125m in new conveyor system

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa has invested R125m in a new 3,000-metre Webb conveyor system at its Silverton Assembly Plant...

7 Jun 2017

Water from Air bottling plants offer entrepreneurial opportunities

To overcome the current water shortages around the country, a South African company, Water from Air, is offering entrepreneurial opportunities for businesses...

6 Jun 2017

Industry 4.0 and IoT central to manufacturing transformation

Industry 4.0, otherwise known as the 4th Industrial Revolution, along with IoT (internet of things) is central to digital transformation in the manufacturing industry...

5 Jun 2017

TFG invests R75m into Caledon factory

TFG officially opened its newly expanded and revamped Prestige Clothing factory in Caledon, following its R75 million investment into construction of a new building...

1 Jun 2017

Put you in Youth Month

To coincide with Youth Month and CSI Month we're publishing a two-month Content Highlight burst aiming to provide our 464,000 local and global readers with a comprehensive snapshot of the state of CSI projects and programmes in our region...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Jun 2017

Manufacturing sector upbeat despite output decline

Manufacturers remain somewhat upbeat about their prospects despite a contraction in the first quarter...

31 May 2017

Agri-cleaning trends: Keeping it clean from farm to factory

Improper sanitation can destroy crop and herd and can cost certification, contracts, reputation and a brand. Therefore, cleaning, from farm to factory, matters more than ever in agriculture...

30 May 2017

Steel maker closes R4.5bn loan facility

ArcelorMittal SA has closed a revolving R4.5bn structured commodity-trade finance facility over 36 months to finance working capital, as part of its balance sheet restructuring...

By Mark Allix 26 May 2017

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AkzoNobel rejects third PPG takeover bid

Paintmaker AkzoNobel on Monday, 8 May, turned down a third revised offer bid from US-based rival PPG, saying it still undervalued the Dutch company.

9 May 2017

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