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Seifsa president laments slow pace of metals sector transformation

By: Terence Creamer     13th October 2017 The slow pace of transformation in the metals and engineering sector continues to be of concern, Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) president Michael Pimstein said during his presidential address in Johannesburg on Friday. He urged the sector, which represents... 

Redefine confident of maintaining growth in future, even in uncertain environment

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     8th May 2017 JSE-listed Redefine Properties, which posted 7.5% distribution growth to 4.82c a share for the six months to February 28, on Monday said it was “well-poised to weather the coming storm” owing to its diversified asset platform. During a media briefing, CEO Andrew Konig outlined that the real... 

South African mining sector alive with opportunities for young people – govt official  

By: Ilan Solomons     14th June 2016 There are significant opportunities for young entrepreneurs to enter the local mining industry, particularly with a number of senior miners exiting their existing assets owing to depressed commodity prices and general business challenges, Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) deputy... 

Council calls for stringent oversight of R1.5bn SME fund

By: Ilan Solomons     17th May 2016 The Black Business Council (BBC) has called for the R1.5-billion fund recently established by the private sector to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) get through the current challenging economic period to be managed by the National Empowerment Fund with participation from business,... 

Brand SA examines Africa’s view of SA, stronger harmonisation needed

By: Natasha Odendaal     31st October 2014 While South Africa may have the strongest reputation in Africa, the nation needed to enhance harmony with the continent’s other inhabitants to further spread the benefits of the “Africa rising” trend through boosting regional trade. Brand South Africa (SA) had been fleshing out South Africa’s... 

Joemat-Pettersson will have to win over sceptics as she takes on big energy challenge

By: Terence Creamer     6th June 2014 There is little doubt that Tina Joemat-Petterssen will have to work hard to gain the confidence and respect of the domestic energy sector, which greeted her appointment with a mixture of surprise and concern. President Jacob Zuma moved Joemat-Petterssen from Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries,... 

Surprise greets Joemat-Pettersson, whose energy inbox overflows 

By: Terence Creamer     26th May 2014 Widespread surprise, mixed with a good deal of concern, greeted news of Tina Joemat-Pettersson’s appointment as South Africa’s new Energy Minister – she replaces Dikobe Ben Martins, who himself only took up the position from Dipuo Peters following a Cabinet reshuffle in July last year. President... 

Jane Molony

By: Nomvelo Buthelezi     7th June 2013 Position: Executive director of the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) Main Activity of the Company: The PAMSA has been promoting the interests of the South African pulp and paper industry since 1992. It represents more than 90% of the country’s paper manufacturers, providing... 

PPPs will contribute to future prosperity in Africa – advisory firm

By: Samantha Herbst     28th September 2012 Africa is entering a 20- to 30-year infrastructure development boom, with governments on the continent committing to developing infrastructure worth billions of dollars; however, funding remains a challenge. “African governments have historically financed a sizeable share of the continent’s... 


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