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Young Winterton brickmaking entrepreneur receives a boost

A YOUNG woman who embarked on a learning journey with Sappi five years ago, is now enjoying the fruits of her labour through her...

Insurer supports engineering sector as it starts to breathe again

WHILE the dust settles around the expected big infrastructure tenders in the construction and engineering sector, there’s pressure on the sector to complete smaller...

Business in a Box concept brings tyre services to KZN taxi rank

DUNLOP Tyre’s entrepreneurship booster programme – Business in a Box – is raising the bar in the taxi tyre fitment space through a unique...

Small businesses urged to sign up for support programmes

ADDRESSING a business seminar in Ladysmith, the Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry, and Competition (the dtic), Nomalungelo Gina, urged small business operators in KwaZulu-Natal...

Local tyre industry nurtures next generation of professionals

IN a collective effort, the South African Tyre Manufacturers Conference (SATMC) and its member companies are striving to empower the youth and foster employment...

New EE regulations should not be confused with BEE

SINCE President Ramaphosa signed the Employment Equity Amendment Bill into law on April 12, 2023, there has been significant commentary - from positive to...

Multiple innovations developed and jobs created through CDI fund project

THE Craft + Design Institute (CDI) is celebrating the close-out of a five-year R48.5 million project, funded mainly by the National Treasury’s Jobs Fund,...

SA’s Big Four banks sign up for low-value, real-time payments

THE largest automated clearing house in Africa and the nexus of the South African payments system, Bankserv Africa, has launched the country’s first low-value,...

Entrepreneurs learn how to pitch their businesses to investors

THE Play Your Part Ignite campaign, launched in July 2022, assists with fine-tuning existing and new business ideas, providing participants with resources to pitch...

Accelerator programmes now open for the furniture and textile sectors

THE eThekwini Municipality-sponsored Business Accelerator connects high potential, black-owned small businesses with large customers in their sector, explains the head of the accelerators at...

Equity crowdfunding platform raises capital for qualifying African startups

TWO African businesses have reached their minimum funding goals, raising over R6 million in just six weeks through equity crowdfunding. The fundraiser was facilitated by...

KZN Premier promotes digital transformation strategy in the province

KWAZULU-NATAL Premier Nomusa Dube-Ncube announced that the province is at the cutting edge of innovation and positioning itself to be a digital technological hub...

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Paper, pulp and forest group delivers better than expected quarterly results

COMMENTING on the group’s results, Sappi CEO Steve Binnie said: “Within the context of subdued underlying market conditions due to the challenging macroeconomic environment...

Workers can be empowered with modern incentive solutions

IN the ever-evolving landscape of workplace safety and employee engagement, the significance of incentivisation cannot be overstated. This is clearly apparent in multiple sectors,...

Last-mile fuel delivery enhanced with state-of-the-art technology

LEADING supplier in bulk tanker fuel transportation and supply chain solutions, Unitrans, is optimising supply chains by leveraging cutting-edge technology to enhance last-mile fuel...

Seifsa and Numsa conclude 3-year agreement in record time

AFTER three formal engagements, Seifsa and Numsa have concluded the terms of a historic three-year wage agreement for the period 1 July 2024 to...