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Strategic crossroad for SA wine industry – PwC

The recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) South African Wine Industry Insights Survey 2010 found that although average wine prices of producer cellars increased by 19% over three years, the increase in costs were almost double the increase in income over this period. Further pressure on costs per ton can be expected, as smaller crops were reported annually since 2008. Cellars seem unable to pass on the full effect of these cost increases to consumers.



Frans Weilbach, Wine Industry… Continue

Added by Linda Larbie on August 25, 2010 at 7:28pm — No Comments

Statistics South Africa: Personal Services Industry, Wholesale Trade Sales

Report-90-01-01 - Personal services industry 2008



Income. The total income for the personal services industry in 2008 was R167 640 million. The largest contributor to the total income was ‘‘Educational activities’‘ (R36 459 million or 22%), followed by ‘‘Hospital activities’‘ (R27 295 million or 16%), ‘‘Other recreational activities’‘ (R25 223 million or 15%) and 'Medical and dental practice activities' (R23 270 million or 14%) (Figure 1 and Table 1, pages 9 and 10 of… Continue

Added by Bas Vlugt on August 25, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

South African Airways (SAA) hosts the 24th Annual Wine Selection

Raise a glass to the South African national carrier as it hosts the 24th Annual Wine Selection where local and international wine connoisseurs have been tasked to taste and savour the flavours of a wide variety of local wines. This year, the panel of twelve local and international judges will select from about 1 000 different wines entered from the best wineries in South Africa.



This vigorous annual selection process is a much anticipated event on the calendar of the local wine… Continue

Added by Linda Larbie on August 24, 2010 at 2:09pm — No Comments

South Africa / IOM Launches Expanded HIV Prevention and Health Promotion Programme for Migrants and Mobile Populations in East and Southern Africa

The International Organization for Migration (IOM)’s Regional Office for Southern Africa, in partnership with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has announced the geographic and thematic expansion of the Partnership on HIV and Mobility in Southern Africa (PHAMSA) Programme, to include East Africa.



The revised programme, renamed “Partnership on Health and Mobility in East and Southern Africa” (PHAMESA),… Continue

Added by Linda Larbie on August 18, 2010 at 6:44pm — No Comments

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Added by Alison Fourie on August 14, 2010 at 3:02pm — No Comments

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Added by RASHMI on August 13, 2010 at 11:19am — No Comments

Statistics South Africa: Manufacturing & Mining

P3041.2 - Manufacturing: Production and sales June 2010



Seasonally adjusted manufacturing production for the second quarter of 2010 increased by 0,8% compared with the first quarter of 2010. Higher production levels were reported by eight of the ten manufacturing divisions during this period.



The increase was driven by higher production in the petroleum, chemical products, rubber and plastic products division (2,3% and contributing 0,6 of a percentage point), the… Continue

Added by Bas Vlugt on August 13, 2010 at 10:32am — No Comments

Sappi to increase prices of coated fine papers by minimum 7% and uncoated fine papers by minimum 10%

Sappi to increase prices of coated fine papers by minimum 7% and uncoated fine papers by minimum 10%. The continuous rise in input costs has kept the profitability for the industry at unacceptably low levels.



Energy, wood and transportation costs, which form major parts of the industry’s cost base,

have recently started to increase sharply, following the unprecedented rise in pulp prices.



Woodfree coated prices have not yet recovered to sustainable levels and European… Continue

Added by Linda Larbie on August 12, 2010 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Gold Fields South Deep new order mining right executed and BEE transactions approved

Following on its 10 May 2010 media release, Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announce that the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) of South Africa has executed the new order mining right for its South Deep gold mine.

The cumulative effect of this execution, together with the previous conversions for Driefontein, Kloof and Beatrix granted in 2006, is all of Gold Fields’ South African operations have now been granted their new order mining… Continue

Added by Linda Larbie on August 6, 2010 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Launch of Eaton Telecom in Tanzania

Tanzania’s first independent tower company has opened for business in Dar Es Salaam with a new headquarters led by mobile veteran David Hunter. Eaton Tanzania will build and manage towers to support mobile operators in a market set to double subscribers to 33 million in the next four years.



David Hunter, Country Manager Eaton Towers Tanzania: "“This is a very exciting time for the mobile industry in Tanzania, which is set for rapid growth. We are open for business now and ready with… Continue

Added by Bas Vlugt on August 6, 2010 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Statistics South Africa: Manufacturing & Electricity

P3043 - Manufacturing: Utilisation of production capacity by large enterprises May 2010



The utilisation of production capacity by large manufacturers was 80,4% in May 2010 compared with 77,8% in May 2009, an increase of 2,6 percentage points.



Five of the ten manufacturing divisions showed increases in utilisation of production capacity for May 2010 compared with May 2009. The biggest increase was reported in the motor vehicles, parts, accessories and other transport… Continue

Added by Bas Vlugt on August 5, 2010 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Statistics South Africa: Manufacturing & Electricity

P3043 - Manufacturing: Utilisation of production capacity by large enterprises May 2010



The utilisation of production capacity by large manufacturers was 80,4% in May 2010 compared with 77,8% in May 2009, an increase of 2,6 percentage points.



Five of the ten manufacturing divisions showed increases in utilisation of production capacity for May 2010 compared with May 2009. The biggest increase was reported in the motor vehicles, parts, accessories and other transport… Continue

Added by Bas Vlugt on August 5, 2010 at 3:18pm — No Comments

PPC opts for lower impact Western Cape expansion

Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) has announced a review of its Western Cape capacity expansion programme and the resultant withdrawal of its environmental application for the original programme. The revised programme will see PPC upgrading and increasing capacity at its existing Riebeeck operation and its De Hoek operation near Piketberg instead of building a single new factory.



The upgrade of existing plant will increase capacity in the Western Cape by approximately 50% up to 2016.… Continue

Added by Bas Vlugt on August 5, 2010 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Eskom Renewable Energy Investment Project: Alternative Solutions to Meet Electricity Needs

In responding to the growing electricity demand within South Africa, the need for diversifying Eskom's (South African electricity public utility) energy mix, as well as meeting the country's targets for renewable energy, Eskom embarked upon a research programme to investigate South Africa's sources of renewable energy, and identify appropriate alternative solutions to meet the electricity needs of the country.



Through this research, Eskom proposes the first ever commercial scale… Continue

Added by Linda Larbie on August 2, 2010 at 3:17pm — No Comments

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