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Cheaper tablets rule SA market
[Duncan Alfreds] CAPE TOWN: Cheaper priced tablets are driving growth for this segment in South Africa, a report says. According to data from the International Data Corporation (IDC), tablets recorded 56% growth... read more>>

Seven ways cloud will help African manufacturers

Jeremy Waterman

Whatever the size or specialty, manufacturing companies across Africa are under pressure to grow revenues, reduce costs and increase profitability... read more>>
Storing chemicals safely vital to avoid disastrous fires
Executive director of Chemical and Allied Industries Association (CAIA), Deidré Penfold reiterates that proper chemical storage is required to minimise... read more>>
Voice technology adoption in SA supply chain companies
To help organisations drive efficiencies and productivity across their supply chains, voice technology is rapidly being adopted throughout South African... read more>>
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Development projects worth R809m completed at Coega
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has announced that during the 2014/15 financial year, and with the inclusion of the first quarter of the 2015/16 financial year... read more>>
Metair interim headline earnings decrease slightly

Colleen Goko

Vehicle-parts manufacturer Metair Investments (MTA) on Wednesday, 19 August 2015, said it had made "excellent progress" on delivering the group strategy... read more>>
Transpaco claws back lost profits in full-year results

Colleen Goko

After losing about R10m in profits in its interim results due to strike action, Transpaco (TPC) on Wednesday said it had managed to claw back those funds in its full-year results... read more>>
K-CSA investing in innovation
Kimberly-Clark South Africa (K-CSA), in line with its commitment to providing innovative solutions to consumers, has invested in establishing... read more>>
Oh, what a waste, food produced in SA is wasted

Richard Brasher

Looking at data in the run-up to Pick n Pay's AGM, two figures stood out. The first was that more than half of those aged 15-25 in SA are jobless... read more>>
SA steel production surges 41.3% y/y in July to 645,000 tons: worldsteel


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Women's Month
PFE International's all-women team
PFE Extrusion, a leading producer of polyolefin staple fibres based in Hammarsdale, has good reason to celebrate this women's month... read more>>

Choosing your business' fiscal year

Sophie Baker

When starting a business, you will need to elect when your fiscal year starts and ends... read more>>
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