SEIFSA Mmusi Maimane

President Ramaphosa’s Fiscal Stimulus Package Does Not Hold Key To South Africa’s Long-Term Economic Growth

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Johannesburg, 21 September 2018 – Government’s fiscal stimulus package will not provide long-term solutions to South Africa’s ailing economy, instead Government needs to create a conducive environment for entrepreneurs in...
METALS AND ENGINEERING INDABA CONFERENCE DELEGATES

Metals And Engineering Indaba Conference Delegates Pass A Resolution For Government

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Metals And Engineering Indaba Conference Delegates Pass A Resolution For Government To Be Effective In Implementing And  Monitoring Designation Of Local Content Johannesburg, 21 September 2018 – Delegates attending the...
SEIFSA Metals and Engineering

A Million Jobs By 2027 Possible If Chinese Investment Effect Is Well Managed

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Johannesburg, 21 September 2018 – Business and Government need to work together to increase demand for locally-manufactured products if the creation of one million jobs, in the manufacturing sector, by...
SEIFSA Steel and Engineering

Lack Of Skills, Low Economic Growth And Saturated Markets Constraints

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Lack Of Skills, Low Economic Growth And Saturated Markets Constraints To Investing In Metals And Engineering Sector Johannesburg, 21 September 2018 – Lack of demand in the form of large...
Anc And Da Outline Their Plans For Economy At The Metals And Engineering Indaba

ANC And DA Outline Their Plans For Economy At The Metals And Engineering Indaba

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Johannesburg, 21 September 2018 – The ruling party is cognisant of and appreciates challenges facing South Africa’s metals and engineering (M&E) sector including lack of demand, proliferation of illegal imports,...
SEIFSA Steel and engineering

Metals And Engineering Indaba Conference Delegates Pass A Resolution

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Metals And Engineering Indaba Conference Delegates Pass A Resolution Condemning Ministers’ Failure To Attend The Conference Johannesburg, 20 September 2018 – Delegates attending the 4th Southern African Metals and Engineering...
Domestic Manufactures Must Work Together To Survive

Domestic Manufactures Must Work Together To Survive

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Johannesburg, 20 September 2018 – The global trade war between two of the world’s largest economies has the potential to render global growth less synchronised, less certain and less supportive...
SEIFSA Dr Nkosazana Zuma

NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN STILL RELEVANT DESPITE SLOW PACE OF IMPLEMENTATION – DR NKOSAZANA DLAMINI ZUMA

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Johannesburg, 20 September 2018 – South Africa’s National Development Plan (NDP) was still relevant despite the slow pace of its implementation, Minister in the Presidency Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said at the...
South Africa Needs New Anti-Corruption Agency To Deal With Public Corruption And Corporate Malfeasance

SOUTH AFRICA NEEDS NEW ANTI-CORRUPTION AGENCY TO DEAL WITH PUBLIC CORRUPTION AND CORPORATE MALFEASANCE

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Johannesburg, 20 September 2018 – State capture needs to be dealt with urgently to restore public confidence in the State, the constitutional framework and the rule of law. This is...
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GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS AND POLICY CERTAINTY KEY TO IMPROVING SOUTH AFRICA’S SOVEREIGN CREDIT RATING

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Johannesburg, 20 September 2018 – The prioritization of economic growth, global competitiveness and policy certainty and predictability are key to improving South Africa’s Sovereign credit rating, so said Massmart Holdings...
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SOUTH AFRICA NEEDS COHERENT AND WELL-EXECUTED ECONOMIC STRATEGY TO GROW

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SOUTH AFRICA NEEDS COHERENT AND WELL-EXECUTED ECONOMIC STRATEGY TO GROW – DR MATHEWS PHOSA Johannesburg, 20 September 2018 – A change in attitude towards the metals and engineering sector from...
Kaizer Nyatsumba MEI 2018 Opening Address

SOUTHERN AFRICAN METALS AND ENGINEERING INDABA 2018 OPENING ADDRESS

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OPENING REMARKS Thank you, Melissa. Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the Fourth Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba. Our inaugural conference took place at Emperors’ Palace at Ekurhuleni in 2015,...

NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN TO FEATURE PROMINENTLY

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NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN TO FEATURE PROMINENTLY AT THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN METALS AND ENGINEERING INDABA   Johannesburg, 3 September 2018 – Six years ago, the Government adopted the National Development Plan...

COLLABORATION REQUIRED TO IMPROVE SOUTH AFRICA

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COLLABORATION REQUIRED TO IMPROVE SOUTH AFRICA’s SOVEREIGN CREDIT RATING   Johannesburg, 26 August 2018 – Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will, on the first day of the 2018 Southern African Metals and...

GORDHAN, NAIDOO AND DUVENAGE TO SPEAK

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GORDHAN, NAIDOO AND DUVENAGE TO SPEAK ON EFFORTS TO END THE SCOURGE OF CORRUPTION   Johannesburg, 20 August 2018 – Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse Executive Director...

A MILLION JOBS IN MANUFACTURING BY 2027

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A MILLION JOBS IN MANUFACTURING BY 2027 – A REALISTIC PLAN OR A PIPEDREAM   Johannesburg, 12 August 2018 – Can South Africa’s manufacturing sector create a million jobs by 2027...

MAIN POLITICAL PARTIES TO ADDRESS 2018 INDABA DELEGATES

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MAIN POLITICAL PARTIES TO ADDRESS 2018 INDABA DELEGATES   Johannesburg, 5 August 2018 – South Africa’s prominent political parties will get an opportunity to unpack their economic manifestos to business leaders...

CONTRIBUTING IN SHAPING POLICY

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DELEGATES TO 2018 METALS AND ENGINEERING INDABA TO CONTRIBUTE IN SHAPING POLICY   Johannesburg, 25 July 2018 – Delegates attending the 2018 Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba at the IDC...

SOUTH AFRICA NEEDS INNOVATION TO CAPITALISE

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SOUTH AFRICA NEEDS INNOVATION TO CAPITALISE ON GROWTH PROMISED BY NEW ERA   Among other imperatives, local industrial manufacturing, including SA’s heterogeneous metals and engineering (M&E) sector, needs innovation to...