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Public Works aims to transform property sector

The Department of Public Works is set to finalise the Baseline Study on the Transformation of the Property Sector in order to realise the goals of radical economic transformation. “We will during this financial year move from planning to implementation by finalising the Baseline Study on the Transformation of the Property Sector; obtain approval on […]

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Black property mogul breaks barriers

Over the past two decades we have witnessed a significant number of previously disadvantaged property gurus entering the South African housing market dominated by white-owned conglomerates. Rali Mampeule (37) is the CEO of Phadima Group Holdings and he is another one of the special breed of black property gurus who seem to be reaching the […]

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Public buildings to be converted in aim to unlock economic potential

The Gauteng provincial government wants to convert some of its public buildings, including schools, clinics and hospitals into centres of economic activity; saying this could unlock R42 billion in value and create 190 000 jobs. Infrastructure Development MEC Jacob Mamabolo said they wanted to unlock the economic potential of these assets through working with the private […]

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Nolitha Fakude appointed to Afrox board

African Oxygen Limited, sub-Saharan Africa’s market leader in gases and welding products has appointed Ms Nolitha Fakude to its board of directors as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect. This was announced on Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) information dissemination service, SENS. Ms Fakude will also serve as a member of the Company’s Nominations, Governance […]

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Aveng and Kutana BEE deal a step closer to completion

Construction, infrastructure, energy, rail and mining giant, Aveng Propriety Limited, has advised of a circular to shareholders on Monday, 27 February 2017. This announcement was made on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) information dissemination service,SENS. The company said the purpose of the circular is to provide  shareholders with information relating to the proposed disposal of […]

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PPC and AfriSam merger to boost transformation in construction industry

Cement making giants PPC and AfriSam Group Limited have entered into a Heads of Terms to assess the merits of a potential merger between the two groups. PPC is a leading supplier of cement and related products in southern Africa, PPC Ltd has nine cement factories in South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Rwanda, while AfriSam […]

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DTI to spend R216m on upgrades at industrial parks

About R216 million will be spent on renovations at five industrial parks in the country, this is according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).  On Tuesday, Minister Rob Davies, said a significant improvement in industrial development, economic growth and job creation will be the desired outcome when this exercise is completed. “Last year, […]

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Cummins appoints new MD for Southern Africa

“My vision for Southern Africa is for us to exceed our customers’ expectations through world class professionalism from a diverse and highly motivated team.” These are the words of Thierry Pimi, the new Managing Director for Cummins Southern Africa. Pimi takes over from Schuyla Goodsen Bell who has now joined the US team as Vice […]

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Report shows African countries can reduce trade costs through TIR system

African countries can reduce the cost of trade in Southern and Eastern Africa, saving billions of dollars and increasing GDP, when implementing the TIR Convention as demonstrated by the International Road Transport Organisation (IRU) report, Transit costs in East and Southern Africa. TIR has, since 1949, made international freight transits faster, more efficient and more […]

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Feminine touch at the national architectural awards

Four talented women are among architects from across the country to enter their designs in the 2015/16 Corobrik-SAIA Awards of Excellence and Merit which will be presented at a gala dinner at Shine Studios in Braamfontein on 2 September 2016. Karlien Thomashoff of Thomashoff and Partners has entered the “Last Glass House” in Johannesburg, Gallagher […]

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