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SME financing: know your options

DESPITE the recent easing of certain lockdown restrictions, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have been under pressure for some time due to a sluggish...

Millions for promising social innovators

MEAT Naturally and Agricool Finance were awarded joint first place in the SAB Foundation’s 10th Annual Social Innovation Awards, while Leafline Washable Sanitary Wear...

SME Budget wish list to help rebuild the economy

by Gugu Mjadu THE global economy has been left winded and weak by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and governments the world over have...

Automaker announces new passenger model vehicle for Durban plant

IN what promises to be a huge shot in the arm to the Covid-battered KwaZulu-Natal economy, Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) recently confirmed plans...

‘Vault’ of valuable business tools unlocked

FNB has opened what it calls a “vault of valuable business information”, most of previously accessible only to account holders, to any business in...

Big win for global ‘right to repair’ movement

NOT only did US residents vote for a new president recently, but residents of the state of Massachusetts passed a ‘right to repair’ law...

Plan to put auto industry skills into High Gear

THE National Association of Automotive Component & Allied Manufacturers (NAACAM) and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) are the lead national partners...

400kV line build resumes, bringing jobs and power to rural KZN

ESKOM is set to resume its work to complete construction of the final leg of the approximately 123km of transmission power line which will...

‘Crazy good’ app boosts radio station’s reach and revenue

KZN-based community radio station Izwi LoMzansi is looking to close the revenue gap with commercial radio stations by offering advertisers additional value through their...

SA entrepreneurs urged to join world-first skydiving elevator pitch

THE sky is quite literally the limit for daring entrepreneurs following the launch of Pitch Up in The Sky, the first elevator pitch event...

Call to cut red tape to stimulate business growth and save jobs

EXCESSIVE red tape and unrealistic compliance costs in an over regulated business environment are stifling sustainability and growth in many business sectors, particularly in...

Mentor hotline launched to help struggling entrepreneurs

NEW help is available for struggling entrepreneurs with the launch of Mentor Hotline, a platform developed by SME growth specialists Fetola, in collaboration with...

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Municipality opens multi-million rand automotive hub

TRADING conditions for 33 informal traders and entrepreneurs who were previously operating under makeshift stalls have been transformed for the better following the official...

April / May 2021

The KZN Industrial & Business News is the only industrial publication of its kind dedicated to the region providing suppliers to industry with a...

Pothole patcher hailed a ‘game changer’ for SA roads and SMEs

KWAZULU-Natal-based Shisalanga Construction, known for road building innovations like using recycled plastic in asphalt, has now turned its attention to the nationwide pothole problem,...

Custom cluck trucks transport chicks in style

THE largest independent, non-integrated, day-old chick supplier in Southern Africa, Eagles Pride Hatchery, has taken delivery of two Serco-built truck bodies designed specifically for...