METALS AND ENGINEERING SECTOR CRUCIAL IN TURNING SOUTH AFRICA’S ECONOMY AROUND

South Africa is facing significant headwinds, coupled with a growing sense of negativity as illustrated by an announcement of the business...

NEW AFRICAN CAR BRAND LAUNCHED

Mureza, a new African car brand, made its debut at Automechanika Johannesburg, recently. Mureza initially is a joint venture with the...

AUTOMECHANIKA – A BLEND OF DISPLAYS, ACTIVATION AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

The recent Automechanika Johannesburg trade fair for the automotive aftermarket, staged at Expo Centre, Nasrec, provided an excellent blend of product...

Slowdown in Manufacturing Output is Concerning

The slowdown in the broader manu-facturing sector’s production, as reflected in manufacturing production figures released by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA)...

Are South African Manufacturers Ready to Take Advantage of the Opportunities Presented by AfCFTA

May 2019 saw the official launch of the much-anticipated African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), which not only provides access to...

2019 Indaba to Scrutinize Growing Presence of Chinese Imports

There is no doubt that there has been a growing presence of Chinese-manufactured products in South Africa and Chinese business leaders...

Lots of Interest from Africa in Automechnanika Johannesburg

There is unprecedented interest in Automechanika Johannesburg from other African countries this year. This follows the attendance at the first...

High Level Confidence Will Boost Denel’s Turnaround

Danie du Toit, the Group Chief Executive of Denel says the company is busy with a comprehensive programme to restore good corporate governance, reduce...

Ford SA Introduces Third Shift for Silverton Assembly Plant

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is introducing a third shift to its vehicle assembly operations at the Silverton Assembly Plant in Pretoria...

Purchasing Managers’ Index Still Volatile Despite Rebound

While the increase in overall business activity in the broader manufacturing sector – as reflected in the latest ABSA Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) data...