TelePresence: meetings without travel
SABMiller turns to biogas
The world’s second largest brewer SABMiller has introduced an environment-friendly treatment for the waste water flowing out of its Alrode plant, south of Johannesburg. In doing so it’s reducing its carbon footprint by using the resultant biogas as fuel instead of coal.
SA bestows National Orders
Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro and astute businessman and former politician Cyril Ramaphosa are amongst the 28 recipients of the prestigious National Orders from the South African government on 27 March.
Doing business easier in SA
South Africa has risen three places on the World Bank’s recently released Ease of Doing Business 2009 survey, coming in at number 32 out of 181 countries. Small-and medium-sized businesses will benefit from the country's business policy reforms.
Absa, Western Union offer cash transfers
JSE to offer corn futures contracts
SA calls for French backing on Africa
Eskom still cheaper than most
According to the latest survey released by NUS Consulting, South African electricity tariffs are still among the cheapest in the world and will continue to be even if proposed increases are implemented.