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EngineeringNews 4h
Concern over lack of policy framework for competition law changes | PPC reschedules DRC debt | Nigeria passes oil reform bill -
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EngineeringNews 13h
Coca-Cola increases recycling efforts to contribute to waste-free world: To battle the increasing number of plastic items on landfills and in the world’s oceans, beverage giant Coco-Cola plans to take one can or bottle “back”, for every bottle or can…
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EngineeringNews 13h
Concerns raised over lack of policy framework for competition law changes: Concern has been expressed about the absence of a comprehensive competition policy framework to help guide proposed amendments to competition legislation and facilitate greater…
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EngineeringNews 13h
Domestic IPOs by African issuers increase for a second year: While 2017 registered fewer domestic listings in Africa, the capital raised in domestic listings by African issuers increased by 19.5% year-on-year to $1.4-billion, the second consecutive year…
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EngineeringNews 16h
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EngineeringNews 16h
Construction of new Transnet plough tug under way: The construction of Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA’s) new plough tug has kicked off in Port Elizabeth. The yet-to-be-named vessel, which is expected to be handed over to TNPA Dredging Services…
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EngineeringNews 16h
Water crisis: De Lille's powers limited, tariffs to be introduced: The City of Cape Town voted on Friday to both limit mayor Patricia De Lille's powers to handle the drought crisis, and to introduce punitive tariff measures for residents. A special…
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EngineeringNews 16h
PPC reschedules DRC cement plant debt: Construction materials provider PPC has further improved its liquidity position by finalising a capital repayment moratorium with funders of the group’s Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) operation, limiting PPC’s…
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EngineeringNews 19h
IDC assessing 21 applications under R1.5bn downstream steel incentive: The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is currently assessing 21 potential transactions, worth a combined R437-million, arising from applications for support under a…
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EngineeringNews 22h
Norway's $1tn fund curbs holdings in biggest carbon dioxide emitters: Norway's sovereign wealth fund has trimmed the proportion of its $1 trillion fortune that is invested in companies that emit the most greenhouse gas, a Reuters survey has shown.…
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EngineeringNews 22h
Toothpaste ingredient could fight malaria, research shows: Research carried out in part by an artificially-intelligent (AI) ‘robot scientist’ has found that a common ingredient of toothpaste could be developed to fight drug-resistant strains of malaria.…
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EngineeringNews 22h
Governments need to respond nimbly to tech advances, says WEF founder: Governments and world leaders need to be nimble and adaptable when it comes to the governance of technological advances in order to fully harness its potential to solve critical…
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EngineeringNews Jan 18
Eskom challenges need to be addressed – Gigaba | Massmart 2017 sales up 2.7% | Drought levy likely to be dropped – De Lille -
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EngineeringNews Jan 18
Winds of change have landed, bringing economic growth – BLSA CEO: Business in South Africa has not been this hopeful about the future of the country in years, Business Leadership CEO Bonang Mohale said at a pre-World Economic Forum (WEF) briefing on…
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EngineeringNews Jan 18
Nigeria moves closer to turning long-awaited oil bill into law: Nigeria moved closer to turning the first part of a long-awaited oil industry bill into law after the lower house passed the same version of the legislation approved by the Senate last year,…
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EngineeringNews Jan 18
British defence specialist Chemring faces corruption inquiry: British prosecutors said on Wednesday they had opened a bribery, corruption and money laundering investigation into defence specialist Chemring Group Plc, one of its subsidiaries and…
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EngineeringNews Jan 18
What Ramaphosa’s election means for business: via
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EngineeringNews Jan 18
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EngineeringNews Jan 18
Shaw Controls ISO certified: Motor control centre manufacturer Shaw Controls, a Zest WEG group company, is now a proud ISO 9000:2015 certified local manufacturing facility. Shannon de Ryhove has the story.
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