South African firm instrumental in Brazil’s airport upgrade
The newly inaugurated terminal 3 at Sao Paulo's Guarulhos International Airport, delivered on time and within budget by a consortium that includes Airports Company South Africa, has been described as one of the success stories of Brazil's World Cup preparations.
South Africa’s JSE expands to Cape Town
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is expanding. Long based in the financial hub of Johannesburg, it is opening an office in South Africa's second main economic hub of Cape Town. The new premises will allow the exchange to provide more accessible support in the Mother City.
DTI incentive helps abalone farmer meet demand
A company that farms abalone in Hermanus in the Western Cape, exports 275 tons of abalone a year to the Far East. Using funds from a Department of Trade and Industry aquaculture incentive, Abagold will soon push up exports to 500 tons, creating more than 100 new jobs in the process.
South Africa climbs business tourism rankings
South Africa has climbed from 37th to 34th in the International Congress and Convention Associations' latest ranking of business tourism destinations worldwide, with Cape Town and Durban being rated Africa's top two cities for meetings and events.
Johannesburg developing entrepreneurs who make a difference
Two unique small business ventures, incubated out of an entrepreneurial business initiative by the City of Johannesburg, aim to develop its ideas that will make a difference in the community.
South Africa’s largest maize crop in history
The country's largest maize crop is expected later this year, says the Department of Agriculture. We look at the positive effects of this on...
South African firm wins another Airbus A400M contract
South African company Denel Aerostructures has won its fourth contract to manufacture parts for the Airbus A400M military transport aircraft. The company is the only tier 1 supplier of parts for the giant military airlifter outside of Europe.
Empower Shack low-cost housing project nominated for UK design prize
An innovative, low-cost housing solution that could help to alleviate South Africa's housing shortage has been long-listed for the Royal Institute of British Architects...
Made in Africa: eight African cars
While Africa is one of the new frontiers for global automakers and automotive industry investors, there are a number of local car companies - some new, some more established - which are getting attention for building quality motor vehicles for local and global markets.
Entrepreneurs, small businesses celebrated
If small business wins, big business wins and ultimately the government wins too, says National Small Business Chamber CEO Mike Anderson. Melissa Javan Small businesses were...