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Plan to make Durban the biotech capital of Africa

BIODURBAN, a biotech incubation initiative between the eThekwini Municipality and the KwaZulu-Natal Research, Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP), has created a new space for...

Big rates breaks for R10bn Avoca Brickworks development

NORTH Durban is set for a major change after a recent agreement between the eThekwini Municipality and Main Street 57, majority owners of brickmaker...

KZN water projects on track

THE Department of Water and Sanitation in KwaZulu-Natal has reiterated its commitment to implement long-term measures to address water scarcity issues in different parts...

Road freight body flags AARTO pitfalls

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has raised concerns about “nonsensical” Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) regulations which it believes pose a grave...

Used and new earthmoving equipment options

GOSCOR Earthmoving Equipment and Bobcat Equipment South Africa are the only accredited dealers for quality used SANY and Bobcat equipment in South Africa. That’s according...

R147m boost for agri skills development

THE Agricultural Sector Education Training Authority (AgriSETA) has announced its partnerships with industry partners worth R147 million. CEO Zenzele Myeza said the development was in...

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...

Richards Bay offers ‘fantastic’ growth partnership opportunities: parastatal boss’s bullish verdict

TRANSNET Group Chief Executive Portia Derby recently visited the Port of Richards Bay to speak to local government and business leaders on the prospects...

Jobs Fund partnership delivers sweet benefits to rural communities

A partnership between Tongaat Hulett and The Jobs Fund to accelerate socio-economic transformation in rural communities, which began in 2014, has proven its worth...

Getting rid of rubbish during COVID-19

DURING each stage of the lockdown, one thing remains constant – your household and workplace will produce waste. And to ensure clean and healthy...

KZN South Coast marine waste study released

SASOL has released a baseline study it commissioned to understand the challenges around waste pollution affecting the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, specifically targeting the Amanzimtoti...

Lethal home brews prompt call for ban on methanol in paint thinners

THE alarming death toll from the consumption of home-brewed alcohol spiked with methanol in Cape Town recently during the lockdown has again showed how...

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Durban refinery could be closed for months after fire

IT is likely to be several months before the Engen refinery in Durban, shut down after a fire on 4 December 2020, is operating...

Bounce back for truck builder

BUSINESS at leading South African truck and trailer building company, Serco, has recovered strongly in the last quarter of 2020 with prospects for 2021...

Harnessing water from the sea

With the global demand for clean, safe and reliable water, coupled with rising populations and urbanization, the water industry in South Africa faces unprecedented...

Economic uptick good news for M&E sector

THE Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) has welcomed the uptick in economic activity, as reflected in the positive GDP growth...