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SA recycling rates applauded

SA recycling rates applauded

The South African National Bottled Water Association (SANBWA) has applauded the response of ordinary South Africans to plastics recycling initiatives as the country’s recycling rate trounces that currently achieved…

Langkloof entrepreneur scoops EC Young Farmer of the Year

Langkloof entrepreneur scoops EC Young Farmer of the Year

JEFFREYS BAY – Agricultural entrepreneur Riaan Strydom’s diversified farming interests and exponential business growth clinched him the regional title of Young Farmer of the Year at the Agri Eastern Cape…

Africa’s largest PET recycler announces R200-million expansion

Africa’s largest PET recycler announces R200-million expansion

JOHANNESBURG – IN a boost for recycling efforts nationally, Africa’s largest PET plastic recycler has announced a R200-million expansion which will put South Africa firmly on course to meet…

Boost for recycling SMMEs

Boost for recycling SMMEs

(Johannesburg) – Recycling SMMEs received support from the PET recycling sector on Friday (July 13) in the form of equipment that will enable their effective participation in the mandatory recycling programme…

Eastern Cape in Global Retailing Spotlight – Mthatha Service Station in Line for International Award

Eastern Cape in Global Retailing Spotlight – Mthatha Service Station in Line for International Award

(Mthatha) – Convenience Store FreshStop at Caltex Fort Gale has been short-listed for the title of “best convenience store in the world” by a global association of fuel retailers…

SA recycling sector makes key appointments

SA recycling sector makes key appointments

(Cape Town) – Industry stakeholders across South Africa’s PET plastic value chain have reaffirmed their commitment to extended producer responsibility with three key appointments to the national PET Recycling Company…

Shoprite bringing much-needed relief following escalating petrol price

Shoprite bringing much-needed relief following escalating petrol price

As South Africans brace themselves for yet another petrol price increase to a record R16 a litre, the Shoprite Group is working hard to keep prices low and subsidise prices…

Local fashion brand, Julz, embarks on overseas expansion

Local fashion brand, Julz, embarks on overseas expansion

In four years, footwear and handbag brand, Julz, has grown from an idea to a multi-million Rand business with 200 stockists across South Africa. And now its founder, Julie…

SAIMI OPENS NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS IN BAY

SAIMI OPENS NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS IN BAY

(Port Elizabeth) – The South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI) marked the International Day of the Seafarer by officially opening its new national headquarters in Nelson Mandela Bay today (June 25…

Architects take street art indoors

Architects take street art indoors

(Port Elizabeth) – In a move to inject creativity into the corporate workspace, architectural firm SVA International has taken street art indoors – and in the process disrupted traditional boundaries between urban…

South Africa Re-elected to IALA Council

South Africa Re-elected to IALA Council

South Africa has been re-elected to serve on the Council of the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA). The results were announced at the…

SAIMI appoints Director of Operations

SAIMI appoints Director of Operations

PORT ELIZABETH – The South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI) has announced the appointment of Soraya Artman to steer its operational side, as it seeks to strengthen partnerships within the South…