Sunbird to supply Eskom with Ibhubesi gas
Sunbird Energy, an Australian listed energy company, has signed a 15-year gas sales term sheet which will see it supplying gas to Eskom. South Africa's national energy utility plans to use gas rather than costly diesel to power its generators.
Drilling begins on South Africa’s first deep-water well
French multinational Total has begun drilling for South Africa's first deep-water well, south of Mossel Bay, giving fresh impetus to the country's nascent oil and gas industry at a time when the eyes of investors in the sector are shifting further down Africa's coastline.
Aus firms fast-tracks SA offshore gas project
Australian-listed company Sunbird Energy is fast-tracking the development of the Ibhubesi gas project off South Africa's west coast, which could pave the way for a multi-billion rand investment that would significantly boost the country's gas-to-electricity generation capacity.
SA’s key economic sectors
Among the key sectors that keep South Africa's economic engine running are manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, financial services, transport, mining, agriculture and tourism. South...
SA launches one of Africa’s biggest wind farms
The 138 MW Jeffrey's Bay wind farm, one of Africa's largest, has been officially inaugurated. Comprising sixty 80-metre high turbines spread over 3 700 hectares in South Africa's Eastern Cape province, the facility will supply enough renewable electricity to power more than 100 000 homes a year.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange Leads by Example
CEOs Know Campaign: The Johannesburg Stock Exchange Tsabeng Nthite – Inspired by the need to build a positive reputation for South Africa, Brand South Africa...
Algeria ready to strengthen trade and industry ties with South Africa
Algerian ambassador to South Africa Abd-El-Naceur Belaid called for stronger economic partnerships between Algeria and South Africa at an Algeria-South Africa trade and investment...
Summit explores Japan’s role in developing Africa’s ‘great economic potential’
The fourth Japan Summit, hosted by Brand South Africa in Sandton this week, highlighted the importance of trade between South Africa and Japan and...
President Cyril Ramaphosa to lead third South Africa Investment Conference
President Cyril Ramaphosa will host the third South Africa Investment Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday 17 and 18 November 2020 as part of expanding...
A Joburg factory hits a milestone
A factory in Johannesburg that produces set-top boxes, has hit the 70 000 mark. And its products are being delivered across South Africa. The manufacturing centre has also helped with several community initiatives to improve employees' quality of life.