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State commits R1bn to supporting black industrialists

A R1-billion government incentive scheme aimed at developing black industrialists will help South Africa achieve radical transformation of its economy, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said at the Black Industrialists Indaba held in Midrand this week.


Sunbird to supply Eskom with Ibhubesi gas

Sunbird Energy, an Australian listed energy company, has signed a 15-year gas sales term sheet which will see it supplying gas to Eskom. South Africa's national energy utility plans to use gas rather than costly diesel to power its generators.


Energy-efficiency project saves King Shaka airport R2.7m

Simple energy-saving measures implemented by the National Cleaner Production Centre at King Shaka International Airport have cut electricity usage at the Durban airport over the past three years by 1.9 GWh. That's enough energy to power 225 South African middle-income homes for a whole year.


R600m plan to help SA grow its tourism sector

A clutch of incentives designed to help South Africa's tourist establishments grow their businesses and improve the country's iconic attractions have been announced by Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom.

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