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 Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

SA carmakers resume output

Johannesburg - Carmakers including General Motors and Ford Motor will resume production at their South African plants tomorrow as employees in the metals and engineering industry return to work after a four-week strike.General Motors is “planning to run ... [Published Daily News South Africa - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Eric competes in Hawaii

Eric Visser (left) is part of a four-man team that is taking part in the 55th Hawaiian International Bill Fish Tournament. On the right is Dave Martin, one of this team mates.Eric Visser, a businessman of Springs left for Hawaii last Wednesday to take ... [Published Springs Advertiser - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

South African metal workers start returning to work after strike

(Follow @steelguru on Twitter for important updates)Reuters reported that South African manufacturing workers started returning to work on Tuesday after accepting a wage deal from employers, ending a four week strike that dealt a blow to growth in Africa's ... [Published Steel Guru - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 3 reports

South Africa metals workers start returning to job after four-week strike

NUMSA, the country's largest union, accepted a 10 percent annual pay increase fixed for three years for its lowest-paid workers on Monday.The strike by over 200,000 NUMSA members had halted production at automakers and disrupted construction of new power ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Rand weakness boosts Hulamin’s export volumes

HULAMIN, a maker of semifabricated and fabricated aluminium products, said on Monday that its normalised earnings had increased 42% in the six months to June as continued rand weakness boosted the company’s export volumes.The average rand-dollar exchange ... [Published BDlive - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

This Week in Cruise: Royal Caribbean Posts Q2 2014 Earnings; Crystal to Host Archbishop Tutu on South Africa Voyage

Royal Caribbean also expects net yields to increase 2 to 3 percent. Adjusted earnings per share are anticipated to be in the range of $3.40 to $3.50 per share. Also, the line is looking forward to its fourth quarter, where it will be delivering the first ... [Published Travel Agent Central - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tenova to supply bagfilters to Richards Bay Port Terminal

Two of the filters would be installed on multiproduct rail tipplers and one on a bottom discharge rail application at the Richards Bay Port Terminal.The filter on the bottom discharge would be installed by the end of October, while those on the rotary ... [Published Engineering News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 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 - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 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 - Jul 25 2014]
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]

Quotes

...It said "Due to the severity of the strike, its impact will influence current and future business plans within the South African steel sector.”"
"We are not sure whether we have full attendance yet, but there are sufficient volumes to resume production at my two plants" said Ken Manners, chief executive of SP Metal Forgings, a supplier of component parts to the auto industry
"Our efforts to improve operational performance are ongoing and should contribute to increased volumes and profitability in the second half" he said
...The dictionary definition of knoei is "untidy, unfinished work done, fraudulent and underhanded methods of doing things, using dishonest methods."

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End of an era for Zululand political legend [Published Zululand Observer - 6 hours ago]
SA carmakers resume output [Published Daily News South Africa - Jul 30 2014]
Eric competes in Hawaii [Published Springs Advertiser - Jul 30 2014]
South African metal workers start returning to ... [Published Steel Guru - Jul 30 2014]
South Africa metals workers start returning to ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
COMPANY COMMENT: Trans Hex; Hulamin [Published BDlive - Jul 29 2014]
Numsa strike ends on wage deal [Published Automotive Supply Chain - Jul 29 2014]
South Africa metals workers start returning to ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 29 2014]
This Week in Cruise: Royal Caribbean Posts Q2 2... [Published Travel Agent Central - Jul 28 2014]
Rand weakness boosts Hulamin’s export volumes [Published BDlive - Jul 28 2014]
Tenova to supply bagfilters to Richards Bay Por... [Published Engineering News - Jul 28 2014]
Boetman is die bliksem in [Published News24.com - Jul 28 2014]
Reverse Pulse Bagfilters for Transnet [Published Mining Weekly - Jul 28 2014]
Eskom shake-up [Published MyBroadband.co.za - Jul 27 2014]
Wicked, wild with a touch of braai [Published East Coast Radio - Jul 25 2014]
Steel protest killing industry softly [Published Zululand Observer - Jul 25 2014]
AGL: ANGLO AMERICAN PLC - Half Year Financial R... [Published JSE Securities Exchange - Jul 25 2014]
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]
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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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