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Resistance to fast-tracked EE Sector Targets grows

IN response to a call for public comment the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA), representing 18 employer organisations, who collectively...

Deal with auctioneers who carry the digital seal

THE South African Institute of Auctioneers (SAIA) is providing members with a PrivySeal - digital stamp and certificate – to indicate that they adhere...

Titanium dioxide rebate brings long-awaited relief to the coatings sector

THE South African coatings industry has welcomed the introduction of a government rebate on the import duties for titanium dioxide which have for years...

Port Rex Power Station guards in court for stealing large volume of diesel

TWO guards employed by a security company contracted by Eskom to protect Port Rex Power Station in East London were arrested on Monday, for...

New labour laws will add complexity to hiring any foreign nationals

By Lucinda Alfonica, Commercial Manager at Workforce Staffing EXPERT OPINION| The Draft National Labour Migration Policy, which goes hand-in-hand with the Employment Services Amendment Bill,...

Digital fraud is rampant: Know your customers and be circumspect with credit

EXPERT ADVICE| Covid-19 was a boon to perpetrators of commercial identity theft around the world. The Global Consumer Pulse Study reports that 37% of...

While local supplier builds plant, coatings industry pays heavy duties on imported titanium dioxide

THE South African coatings industry is desperately waiting for a government rebate on the import duties for titanium dioxide which is costing its members...

Why Sanral cancelled R4bn Eastern Cape tenders

IN May, the South African National Road Agency (Sanral) announced that a "material conflict of interest" arose in the evaluation of tenders for major...

Steps employers can take to address the new workplace harassment code

By Nicol Myburgh THINK a nudge and a wink are fine for the office? You’d be wrong. Labour minister Thulas Nxesi published the Code of...

Zondo Commission: Molefe testimony a milestone in SOE governance

By Parmi Natesan THE testimony of Popo Molefe, the current chairman of Transnet, as set out in Part 2: Volume 1 of the Zondo Report...

Top standardisation trends for 2022

SEVERAL new standardisation trends are already emerging in 2022 and are likely to make a significant impact this year, according to Muhammad Ali, the...

AARTO judgement: road freight body responds

The Road Freight Association (RFA) has welcomed a decision by Pretoria High Court to declare the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Act...

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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...