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Local tyre manufacturers drive more sustainable practices

The South African Tyre Manufacturers Conference (SATMC) and its members are leading the way in improving the industry's impact on the environment...

Issued by dotGOOD 17 Jun 2021

The problem with the new automotive aftermarket guidelines

One of the grey issues which is currently still subject to debate when it comes to the updated automotive aftermarket rules is the definition of component parts...

By Hedley Judd 14 Jun 2021

SA manufacturing expands at faster rate in May - Absa PMI

South Africa's manufacturing activity expanded at a faster pace in May as new sales orders grew, driven by domestic demand...

By Mfuneko Toyana 1 Jun 2021

Global semiconductor shortage to continue until 2022

Research firm Gartner says the worldwide semiconductor shortage will persist through 2021 and is expected to recover to normal levels by 2022...

19 May 2021

A more ethical approach to waste disposal in the automotive repairer sector

The ethical disposal of noxious materials and substances, particularly in many commercial sectors, remains poorly regulated and difficult to enforce in SA...

By Richard Green 12 May 2021

SA's manufacturing output up 4.6% in March

South Africa's manufacturing production increased by 4.6% in March 2021 compared with March 2020, according to data from Stats SA...

11 May 2021

Absa PMI expands at slower pace in April

South Africa's seasonally-adjusted Absa Purchasing Managers' Index expanded at a slower pace in April as growth in business activity and new sales orders slowed...

By Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo 4 May 2021

Multi-million rand investment to advance manufacturing education and research

The Toyota Wessels Institute for Manufacturing Studies has received an R18m boost courtesy of Illovo Africa, Metair, TFG and Toyota SA Motors...

30 Apr 2021

Patel calls for partnerships in manufacturing sector

Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel says South Africa must rebuild its manufacturing strength to be able to fully benefit from the opportunities in the BRICS markets...

30 Mar 2021

Volvo plans to be fully electric car company by 2030

Volvo Cars has announced that it intends to become a fully electric car company by 2030, phasing out any car in its global portfolio with an internal combustion engine...

3 Mar 2021

Many African countries had a surprise manufacturing surge in 2010s - it bodes well for the years ahead

Until the 2000s, Sub-Saharan Africa was de-industrialising: the mood was gloomy as the little manufacturing activity that did exist was disappearing. But the trend has reversed...

By Gaaitzen de Vries, Emmanuel B Mensah, Hagen Kruse and Kunal Sen 2 Mar 2021

Martin Buday appointed new MD of Continental Tyre SA

Martin Buday was appointed the new managing director of Continental Tyre SA in 2020 but due to the Covid-19 pandemic and resultant travel restrictions...

1 Mar 2021

VWSA certified as Top Employer for 10th year in a row

The accolade is awarded in recognition of employers around the world that provide excellent conditions for their employees...

19 Feb 2021

Manufacturing output up 1,8% in December

Manufacturing production increased by 1,8% in December 2020 compared with December 2019, according to data from Stats SA...

12 Feb 2021









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