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Zest WEG has delivered a locally manufactured main power transformer to a wind farm project near Swellendam in the Western Cape.

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The gazetting of an amended Code of Good Practice on Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) specifically for the construction industry on 2 November 2017 opens up new opportunities for the industry, says Kwakho Mpepho, Education, Training and Transformation Manager at the Master Builders Association North.

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Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies is calling on the public to make comments on the draft Amended Construction Sector Code, which stipulates that at least 50% of black shareholding needs to be held by professionals.

Published in Construction Industry
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 14:39

Sod turning ceremony to mark R11bn investment

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) on Tuesday hosted a sod turning ceremony to mark the R11 billion investment by the Beijing Automobile International Corporation (BAIC) at the Coega Industrial Development Zone.

Published in Construction Industry
Thursday, 04 February 2016 15:29

Business welcomes Black Industrialists Programme

Business has welcomed the Department of Trade and Industry’s Black Industrialists Programme that is aimed at expanding the industrial base and injecting new dynamism with the inclusion and participation of black industrialists.

The construction of the new Gauteng Industrial Development Zone near OR Tambo International Airport has commenced, with civil engineering contractor Liviero having turned the first sod at a ceremony attended by a host of local dignitaries.

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The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has announced that Sector Charter Councils in South Africa now have until 15 November to submit their updated and aligned sector codes to the Minister of Trade and Industry (Minister) for approval, and that all existing sector codes that have not been submitted by this date will be repealed.

Published in Construction Industry
Wednesday, 23 September 2015 14:12

Solar energy programme a game changer

South Africa’s Solar Energy Programme (SEP) will deliver a quarter of the country’s renewable energy by 2030, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Thursday, 07 May 2015 22:15

Mojalefa Mohoto

Mojalefa Mohoto is the Chief Director of Enterprise Development at the Department of Trade and Industry.

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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) says it has noted allegations that rules around the designation of solar water heater components are killing the industry.

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