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EC farmers and youth to benefit from a partnership with university

FARMERS and youth in the Eastern Cape are set to benefit from a ground-breaking agreement between the University of South Africa (Unisa) and the...

One hundred EC farmers trained at hemp education initiative

TRAINING Force, in collaboration with Cheeba Cannabis Training, has embarked on an initiative to train a diverse group of 100 local farmers in the...

Competition Commission sets its sights on SA poultry value chain

THE Competition Commission announced on Friday, February 9 that it will conduct a market inquiry into the poultry industry value chain as it said...

Citrus exports stand to benefit from a new shipping option

THE Citrus Growers Association of Southern Africa (CGA) welcomes the announcement that a leading international shipping line, Hapag-Lloyd, will be offering citrus export services...

Three berths at Ngqura get ready to export citrus

THE Ngqura Container Terminal (NCT) has recruited lifting equipment operators to run a full three-berth operation when South Africa’s citrus season begins in April. On-the-job...

High school students in EC offered citrus qualification

WITH the new school year underway, the Citrus Growers' Association of Southern Africa (CGA) can announce that high schools across South Africa are this...

Dairy launches campaign to demystify sustainability

WOODLANDS Dairy, a trailblazer in sustainability within the dairy industry, has launched a campaign aimed at demystifying sustainability across the Environmental, Social, and Corporate...

Cape Town Container Terminal receives seven additional gantry cranes

THE Cape Town Container Terminal received delivery of seven pre-used rubber-tyred gantry cranes on December 11, 2023. The acquisition of the rubber-tyred gantry cranes...

Polymer materials are stronger than steel

GERMAN polymer manufacturer, igus, is slowly changing the way things are done by replacing metals and other everyday materials with stronger, longer lasting polymers...

Tractor series lowers total cost of ownership for SA farmers

TOTAL cost of ownership (TCO) is a comprehensive approach to evaluate the overall expenses associated with owning and operating a tractor over its entire...

SA’s record-breaking canola harvest expected to exceed 220,000 tons

AS the annual canola harvest begins to wind down across various regions in South Africa, Southern Oil (SOILL) anticipates an impressive total yield of...

Citrus exports increase, but fall short of potential

IN the 2023 export season southern African citrus growers packed 165.1 million (15kg) cartons for delivery to global markets. While this is an increase...

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Malaysian energy company’s share transfer creates a pan-African group

PETRONAS has sold its 74% shareholding in Engen to Vivo Energy. Engen and Vivo Energy announced the completion of the transaction on 21 May...

Truck heavyweight launches more electric options in SA

IN line with Daimler Truck’s global ambition to offer 100% CO2 neutral trucks and buses by 2050, DTSA introduced its first fully battery electric...

Construction of Coega automotive plant to begin ‘shortly’

STELLANTIS, the world’s third-biggest automotive manufacturer by volume, and South Africa’s largest development funder, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) have concluded key milestones that...

SA’s auto sector notes decline in exports, increase in (low) NEV sales

THE domestic automotive industry is celebrating the centenary of vehicle manufacturing in the country in 2024. In the Automotive Business Council (naamsa) Q1 2024...