Denel and Airbus Review Partnership

Denel and Airbus have reached a mutual agreement to transfer the manufacturing of aircraft parts for the A400M military airlifter out of Denel, subject...

Nissan to Produce Next Generation Navara Pickup in South Africa

The move expands the role of the plant as a Light Commercial Vehicle manufacturing hub for Nissan. The Navara will join the popular NP200...

Improvement in Selling Price Inflation for M&E Sector

The latest Producer Price Index (PPI) data for intermediate manufactured goods indicating a further improvement in selling price inflation in the Metals and Engineering...

April 2019 Encouraging for Manufacturing Production Lines

The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) notes with optimism the increase in the seasonally-adjusted Absa Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) released...

4th Industrial Revolution Success Demands Cohesive National Effort

This is according to Prof. Marcia Mkansi, an Associate Professor at the Department of Operations Management at UNISA and one of the organizers of...

IDC Invests R500 Million In Downstream Plastic Sector

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has approved a R500 million funding scheme to support start-up companies, expansions and empowerment acquisitions in the downstream plastic sector over...

Positive Growth In Manufacturing Production Encouraging But Volatile

The sustained positive trajectory in production of the broader manufacturing sector is encouraging but still volatile, says Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) Economist Marique Kruger. Speaking...

South African Built Ford Ranger Tops LCV Exports

International demand for Ford’s trendsetting Ranger pickup reached an all-time high in 2018, with Ford’s Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria having shipped a total of 68 364 units...

COEGA Wins Investor Of The Year Award

“We are delighted to have won such a prestigious award. It’s a validation of the hard work we put in consistently to attract and retain investors at...

Local Manufacturing Key To Economic Growth

Eric Bruggeman, CEO at the South African Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC), says that in the majority of cases there is simply no reason for the African market...