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Preferential Procurement Regulations revised by Treasury

National Treasury has revised the Preferential Procurement Regulations, 2017, which were gazetted on 20 January 2017. According to the National Treasury, the regulations were initially promulgated in 2001 and revised in 2011, making this the second revision since the initial promulgation. “The revision of the Preferential Procurement Regulations of 2011 was largely influenced by the […]

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State Power Utility uncompromising on transfor – mation commitment

Mining giants, Exxaro and Anglo American could be in for a rocky ride if Eskom’s threats are to be taken seriously. This comes after the state utility’s quarter update today. Eskom was responding to Exxaro’s restructuring of its black economic empowerment (BEE) ownership by lowering its black shareholding from just over 50 percent to 30 […]

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Smart minds converge at the Procurement Indaba

State Owned Companies (SOCs) supply chain managers and the small business fraternity recently gathered at the 2016 Annual Smart Procurement World Indaba held at Gallagher Estate in Johannesburg. Marking its 10th year, the conference has continued to attract procurement practitioners, corporate representatives and small business owners over the years. Many attend the event to trace […]

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Agroprocessing businesses excited about Joburg Market Exhibition

Small and medium agroprocessing businesses in Johannesburg are looking forward to the launch of the Johannesburg Export Market Exhibition, a platform where they will display their products to potential customers in African countries. The event will take place on from 5 to 6 April. On the event, which is springboard for local producers to reach the […]

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Eskom announces short-term coal suppliers for Arnot Plant

Eskom has announced that it will use coal from Glencore, South32 and five other suppliers – Tegeta, Keaton Energy, Hlagisa Mining and Umsimbithi Mining and Exxaro Resources, with whom it did not renew a 40-year contract in December, to power the 2 100 MW Arnot power station. The short-term supply agreements are separate from the […]

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dti’s APDP to boost local Automotive industry

The word ‘Game Changer’ has been abused, loosely used, misplaced. So, could the Department of Trade and Industry’s (dti’s) Automotive Production and Development Programme (APDP), which the Trade and Industry Minister, Robbie Davies, announced this year, fit the bill in 2016? Players in the automotive industry, vehicle manufacturers and component manufacturers, are eager to witness […]

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Open Tenders opens hidden opportunities

Almost every business owner would identify with the agony of obtaining information about a public sector tender – being hauled from pillar to post back and forth by indifferent public officers to no avail. Thus, after noticing that lack of access to latest data about tenders could be that thin line between success and failure […]

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Are you a budding film producer? This is for you…

CineMart is calling for projects from budding film producers worldwide. The film will be showcased at the CineMart, IFFR International Co-Production and Financing Market. CineMart 2016 CineMart is the international co-production platform of International Film Festival Rotterdam. It offers a carefully curated selection of 25 feature film projects with market potential. CineMart is an efficient […]

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BEE fronters could face 10 years imprisonment

The honeymoon for companies using token black directors as fronts to land the lucrative tenders might soon be over, Transform SA Online gathers on good authority. According to amendments to the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act of 2003 companies and employers could face criminal prosecution for fronting as black economic empowerment entities if found […]

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Govt to issue gas-to-power tender in 2015

Bar unforeseen circumstances, government will issue a tender for a gas-to-power project before the end of the year, Transform SA Online gathered during a press conference. According to the Deputy director general for Energy Planning at the Department of Energy, Ompi Aphane, government was keen to take advantage of lower global gas prices and kick-start […]

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