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We’re getting better! Premier welcomes latest AG report

KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala has welcomed the latest report from the Auditor-General which points to marked improvement in audit outcomes for provincial government departments. While...

How digital tech can take pressure off the water industry

by Sean McCree TRADITIONAL water and wastewater utility systems weren’t built for the dramatically changing stresses of climate change and rapid urbanisation. Therefore, the risk...

‘Green hydrogen’ could turn SA into an energy exporter

SOUTH Africa has traditionally been a net importer of energy, but a relatively new clean technology could be pivotal in turning the country into...

R20m for distressed KZN tourism businesses

AT least 400 KwaZulu-Natal tourism businesses are set to benefit from the R20-million Tourism Relief Fund which has been set up by the provincial...

‘Gold partner’ landmark for SA tech company

Digital technologies company Makwa IT Technologies has been certified as a Cisco Gold Partner in South Africa, the first 100% black and youth-owned company...

Why traditional IT sourcing is falling short

TO remain relevant in today’s business environment, IT sourcing leaders must take on new roles and acquire new competencies to enable and support innovation...

5 ways the Expropriation Bill could wreck SA’s economy

WHEN legislation is used to derail the economy, it must be viewed as a misuse of power. That’s the view of employers’ organisation NEASA,...

N3 upgrade hailed

Call to curb ‘lawless’ business forums NEWS that work has resumed on a series of upgrades to the N3 highway – estimated to be worth...

HDPE pipes for wastewater treatment plant project

ROCLA’S HDPE vertical cast pipes were specified for two phases of the Polokwane Wastewater Treatment Project, which ran from 2018 to the end of...

Co-creating integrated solutions to address energy security

RISING electricity tariffs and ongoing load shedding has resulted in a lot of interest from private-sector clients to guarantee their energy security independent of...

Heavy-duty 20-tonner beefs up excavator range

BELL Equipment, the exclusive distributor of Kobelco Excavators in Southern Africa, has introduced the new tenth generation Kobelco SK220XD to its range, which bolsters...

COVID vaccinations: can bosses make them compulsory?

The notion of mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 has become a talking point for employers globally. Talita Laubscher, Partner, and Chloë Loubser, Senior Associate, Bowmans...

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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...