Richards Bay (South Africa)

Type: City
Name: Richards Bay (South Africa)
Country: South Africa
Latitude: -28.799999
Longitude: 32.09
population: 253,156
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Wicked, wild with a touch of braai

After an epic broadcast in Pietermaritzburg, Darren Maule and the East Coast Radio Breakfast Tour team blazed onto the North Coast of KZN yesterday afternoon, with 35 bikers leading the way from Empangeni to Richards Bay!This morning, the team set up ... [Published East Coast Radio - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Steel protest killing industry softly

SINCE 200 000 employees nationwide in the industry downed tools on 2 July, Richards Bay has seen some businesses close their doors permanently and others suffer immense financial pressure.While workers have been demanding 12 to15% wage increases on the ... [Published Zululand Observer - 15 hours ago]
Entities: Steel, killing, Protest
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Signs of the times must be read

TWO decades into our democracy and government is sitting on a time-bomb for failure to progressively improve the lives of the poorer working class in South Africa.Voices within the labour movement are calling for greater accountability from the ruling ... [Published Zululand Observer - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Govt evaluates tenders for US$1bn highway rehab

Major Zimbabwean highways are currently being rehabilitated.GOVERNMENT expects rehabilitation of the Beitbridge-Harare-Chirundu highway, one of Southern Africa’s busiest roads, to start before year end, the Financial Gazette ’s Company & Markets (C&M) ... [Published Financial Gazette - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Long-term focus on what is lucrative

DWINDLING production and prices for BHP Billiton’s thermal coal, aluminium and manganese operations in the year to June underscored its long-term focus on more lucrative commodities, writes Charlotte Mathews.CEO Andrew Mackenzie said two years ago that ... [Published BDlive - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

First special economic zones on way

THE roll-out of special economic zones is under way, with the first two in KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State to be proclaimed shortly, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Wednesday.The Dube trade port and the Tshiame industrial development zone ... [Published BDlive - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Archbishop Desmond Tutu to Sail Aboard Crystal Cruises' 2015 South Africa Voyage

The son of a schoolteacher and a domestic worker, service to others is part of Desmond Tutu’s heritage. Throughout his lifetime, Mr. Tutu has advocated for human rights and equality, acting as a spiritual and political leader during South Africa’s perhaps ... [Published Travel Agent Central - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

INSIGHT: KZN’s key position in SA economy assured

KwaZulu-Natal, the third smallest province in South Africa, will continue to make a contribution of 15.7% to the national GDP until 2017 – making the province the second-largest contributor to the South African economy, says Standard Bank’s Amrei Bot ... [Published Finweek - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Project Pinboard – August 2014

July 21st, 2014,Published in Articles: VectorInstallation services needed for TouwsriverFrance-based Soitec has commissioned its 22 MWp concentrating photovoltaic plant in Touwsrivier, South Africa. The company expects to finish the entire 44 MW plant ... [Published EE Publishers - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Bowman Gilfillan consolidates its position in Maritime Law with new Durban office

The maritime, transport and logistics practice at pan-African corporate law firm, Bowman Gilfillan, has announced that one of Durban’s leading maritime law firms, Velden Pike Nichols, will be joining the with effect from 1 August this year.Bowman Gilfillan ... [Published Polity.org.za - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Take a bow for Bayside

THE industrial boom of the late 1970s in Richards Bay was catapulted by founding industries who shaped the northern KZN town into an attractive jewel for foreign investors.Richards Bay would not have evolved into one of the fastest growing cities in the ... [Published Zululand Observer - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Complaining until the cows come home

COWS grazing on your veggie patch is not something you encounter every day but for the residents of Veldenvlei in Richards Bay, the phenomenon is becoming a common occurrence.And as if sewer problems were not enough, residents say cow poo on their streets ... [Published Zululand Observer - Jun 26 2014]

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"Construction plans from private companies would have to match public-sector infrastructure plans, which require that the public and private sectors work together" he notes
"We are excited about the potential of these developments…. There is still much work to be done but we can take heart from the progress made" Mr Davies said
Grant Thornton International Ltd. is the fastest growing global accountancy network and has recently been awarded 2013 "Network of the year’ by The International Accounting Bulletin (IAB). The International Accounting Bulletin awards are designed to celebrate accounting achievements over the past year by emphasising the individuals and businesses that have moved the industry forward. To win the ‘Network of the Year’ award, firms had to demonstrate strength across a number of key areas which included evidence of top-level network-wide audit quality, a strengthened position in strategically important markets and a strong industry leadership."
...“We are what Grootegeluk [the Exxaro Resources mine] started with some 25 years ago. "We have more export quality coal in our resource today than any other company in South Africa; it’s in excess of 1bt in the mining resource category. We have grown the project significantly over the 18 months,” he added."

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Wicked, wild with a touch of braai [Published East Coast Radio - 10 hours ago]
Steel protest killing industry softly [Published Zululand Observer - 15 hours ago]
AGL: ANGLO AMERICAN PLC - Half Year Financial R... [Published JSE Securities Exchange - 16 hours ago]
Infrastructure capacity needed to maintain iron... [Published Mining Weekly - Jul 25 2014]
Signs of the times must be read [Published Zululand Observer - Jul 24 2014]
Govt evaluates tenders for US$1bn highway rehab [Published Financial Gazette - Jul 24 2014]
Long-term focus on what is lucrative [Published BDlive - Jul 24 2014]
First special economic zones on way [Published BDlive - Jul 24 2014]
Crystal Cruises' 2015 South Africa Voyage to Fe... [Published Luxury Travel Advisor - Jul 23 2014]
Archbishop Desmond Tutu to Sail Aboard Crystal ... [Published Travel Agent Central - Jul 23 2014]
INSIGHT: KZN’s key position in SA economy assured [Published Finweek - Jul 23 2014]
Dti gears up for minerals beneficiation plan [Published SAnews.gov.za - Jul 23 2014]
Desmond Tutu & Mpho Tutu LIVE [Published Examiner.com - Jul 22 2014]
Desmond Tutu to join Crystal Cruises’ Spring 20... [Published Easier - Jul 22 2014]
Project Pinboard – August 2014 [Published EE Publishers - Jul 21 2014]
Bowman Gilfillan consolidates its position in M... [Published Polity.org.za - Jul 21 2014]
Eskom shake-up on the cards… [Published EE Publishers - Jul 18 2014]
South Africa – The leading emerging economy on ... [Published Grant Thornton South Africa - Jul 18 2014]
New weapon for war against HIV [Published Zululand Observer - Jul 17 2014]
Velden Pike Nichols joins Bowman Gilfillan Afri... [Published BizNis Africa - Jul 16 2014]
Bowman Gilfillan launches in Durban with mariti... [Published The Lawyer - Jul 16 2014]
'We are a new Grootegeluk," says WCC's Miller [Published Mining MX - Jul 15 2014]
South Africa finally cracks [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Jul 14 2014]
Take a bow for Bayside [Published Zululand Observer - Jul 14 2014]
New market inquiry aims to free up gas supply i... [Published BDlive - Jul 13 2014]
On being a property professional [Published Property24 - Jul 11 2014]
Steel-pipe maker pulls back from brink of closure [Published Engineering News - Jul 11 2014]
Strong support for more gas in SA’s energy mix,... [Published Engineering News - Jul 11 2014]
Fast-tracking LNG imports could narrow short-te... [Published Engineering News - Jul 11 2014]
Indian Railways bet big on technology revamp [Published Livemint.com - Jul 08 2014]
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Can Mozambique be the Next LNG Hotbed? [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - Mar 06 2014]
Source: ChEnected Like many other African countries, Mozambique has enormous potential, but there are many gaps to fill. Led by its natural resources, the economy has been booming with real GDP growth reaching 7.4 percent in 2012, seven percent in ...
Energy crisis saps power from South African eco... [Published Energy and energy security - Feb 19 2014]
Port Elizabeth (South Africa) (AFP) - The South African economy , the biggest in Africa and a top emerging market, is being held back badly by a crisis at the sclerotic state-owned electricity provider Eskom, experts say. They blame a range of problems ...
MV Smart Salvage Enters Phase Three [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jan 29 2014]
The MV Smart seen broken in two in Richards Bay, South Africa, August 2013. Image courtesy Subtech Group Crews in South Africa have kicked off the third phase of salvage operations to remove what’s left of the MV Smart shipwreck in Richards Bay. ...
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