The Airports Company South Africa says its expansion plans for Cape Town International include
the upgrading of the domestic and international terminals and the realignment of the runway.
Despite tough conditions, the Department of Mineral Resources had approved more than 36 new
mining rights projects in the past year that have the potential to create about 6 000 jobs, Minister
Ngoako Ramathlodi told Parliament during the tabling of his department's budget.
A simple plastic heart valve designed to treat rheumatic heart disease in a cost-effective and
accessible way has been developed by a South African company, helping the 1.4-million sufferers
of the disease – the vast majority of whom live in the developing world.
Visitors to some of South Africa's most luxurious private lodges will soon be able to fly directly to
their bush getaways thanks to the imminent acquisition of four new Cessna aircraft by independent
airline SA Airlink.
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