Even though South Africa is considered to be an attractive emerging offshoring destination for business process outsourcing (BPO), there are several factors limiting the growth potential of the country, according to Deloitte South Africa.
Recognition of the role black industrialists have to play in our emerging economy, coupled with its commitment to reconstruct South African society to allow for more inclusive economic growth, has seen the launch of the Black Industrialist Programme by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).
Xylem Water Solutions South Africa, is proud to announce the appointment of its new marketing manager; Lorraine Smart. With decades of experience and a hands-on approach, Smart beat out a slew of candidates for the position. The avid ACDC-fan is set to bring her unique skillset and industry know-how to the role to further expand Xylem Water Solutions’ reputation as a global thought-leader.
The ongoing attacks against the Minister of Finance, Mr Pravin Gordhan, are an indication of poor leadership and an inability to unite the cabinet in the interests of South Africa, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The 2016 annual Master Builders Congress will be taking place from 31 August to 2 September at the Durban International Convention Centre. Now in its 111th year, the annual Congress has become the premium gathering for building contractors, construction and project managers, built environment professionals, government officials, financial institutions, manufacturers and building industry suppliers from all over South Africa. Under this year's theme of ‘Building South Africa Together’, the Congress will provide an opportunity for all role-players to congregate and discuss the latest trends, opportunities and challenges facing the building industry.
Only four months since its inception in Cape Town, getTOD (Get Tasks on Demand) launched in Johannesburg on the 15th August 2016. With over 250 registered tradespeople and an exciting exclusive partnership with Builders, it’s all set to become a game-changer for South African homeowners and tradespeople.
According to engeneering news South Africa’s steel industry is facing some serious challenges, brought on by a global steel glut of 44 million tons a year, but it is vital for the country to do everything possible to maintain a sustainable, competitive steel industry as it is of strategic importance to the country, says Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies.
South African biotechnology and IP Company Green Cell Technologies® (GCT®), has been internationally acknowledged for its revolutionary technology, receiving the Frost & Sullivan Visionary Innovation Leadership Award – Food Processing, for its work in food security. The Award is recognition of the exceptional advances GCT® has made with its Disruptor™ technology in enhancing food production for the modern world.
South African wine exports reached 313 million litres in 2015 and are projected to grow by a further 13% in the next decade.