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R102-million boost for EC auto manufacturing

FORMEX Industries is gearing itself for new projects that are planned for Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) and the expected localisation drive from other automotive...

N2 stop-go traffic alert

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) has announced stop-go traffic controls on the N2 Section 13 between Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) and Fish River...

R76m more for N2 Wild Coast road project

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) will invest over R76 million in seven new contracts to benefit local communities that live around the...

Nooitgedacht upgrade project: first water flows

THE first water from the Nooitgedacht Water Scheme was delivered recently, marking the finalisation of Phase 3 of the project which is meant to...

R12.5m for Kouga drought-relief

MILLIONS will be streaming into Kouga’s coffers to help the municipality secure extra water for the drought-stricken region. A funding application for more than R80...

Culverts for EC road collapse rehab

RECENT heavy rains led to the collapse of a bridge forming part of the R61 at Tsomo Junction between Ngcobo and Cofimvaba in the...

EC pharma giant’s investment injection

SOUTH Africa is open for business, with good infrastructure, a strong financial system and a deep human capital and talent pool to draw from. That...

Nooitgedacht Water Scheme: no further delays, says minister

WATER and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu says there are no further delays anticipated for the completion of the Nooitgedacht/Coega Low Level Water Scheme in...

Work forging ahead on R18bn EC mega development

GOOD progress is being made on the N2 Nodal Development in Gqeberha, with 20% of the civils works completed since construction started in January. That’s...

Gqeberha water woes a symptom of wider budgetary chaos – Manuel

THE failure of Gqeberha to maintain its water infrastructure is just one symptom of widespread budgetary chaos rife in South Africa’s provinces and metropoles. That...

Forklifts: neglect load testing and safety checks at your peril

TOP forklift truck distributor, Criterion Equipment, considers the safe operation of these vehicles as a critical aspect of materials handling in manufacturing, warehousing and...

Critical economic artery in EC reopens

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says the reopening of the R61 Tsomo junction road between Cofimvaba and Ngcobo is an excellent example of government delivering...

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Massive fuel price hike looms: more pain for SA farmers

PETROL and diesel prices could rise by as much as R3 a litre when the fuel tax returns to normal in June. Treasury cut the...

Insurance ombuds put R400M back in the hands of consumers

BOTH the ombuds for long-term (life) and short-term (non-life) insurance jointly put almost R400-milion back in the hands of consumers in 2021. The ombuds for...

Momentous milestone for passenger car maker

VOLKSWAGEN SA celebrated a momentous milestone earlier this month with the 1-millionth Polo for export rolling off the production line at the plant in...

Food safety at risk as importers battle delays

PRODUCT recalls and outbreaks of foodborne illnesses make headlines all the time. But recent supply chain bottlenecks are raising fears about food quality and...