When AMSA closes – What then?

Gerhard Papenfus, Chief Executive of the National Employers’ Association of South Africa (NEASA), weighs in on what it will take to save South Africa’s ailing steel industry. ArcelorMittal South Africa’s (AMSA) 2017 financial statements has yet again emphasised the fact that South Africa will have to adopt a different approach if we want to industrialise, […]

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Industry 4.0 set to improve all processes, grow economy

Advanced automation can improve virtually any process, anywhere, and has the potential to grow the South African economy and create jobs. Industry leaders participating at the recent Africa Automation Fair and Connected Industries conference noted that Industry 4.0, the catchphrase describing the new wave of digitised and connected automation technologies now revolutionising industry, can be […]

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Search and rescue for missing fishermen to resume

The search and rescue and shore based searches for the missing seven crew members of the fishing vessel the FV “Maredon” will resume at first light tomorrow morning (17 July 2017). The South African Maritime Safety Authority’s Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre, based in Cape Town (MRCC) is busy coordinating the rescue effort for seven crew […]

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Safeguard your business from the seasonal slumps

By Frank Knight, CEO of Debtsource It’s been seen that time and time again that the start of a new year can be a testing time for many South African businesses. January is almost always the leanest month for most companies as they cope with poor cash flow and increased outstanding debtors. Those reliant on […]

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