Artificial intelligence meets industry in South Africa

2018-06-26 14:01

Machine learning company DataProphet uses artificial intelligence to help improve manufacturing processes.

SA proteas are all the rage at overseas weddings - last year we exported 3.4 million to keep up with demand

2018-04-21 14:32

Because proteas can be dried, they work for every season.

US project will free up capital for shareholders, says Sasol

2017-11-23 10:07

When Sasol’s Lake Charles Chemical Project in the US comes online in 2018, it is expected to boost the profit contribution of the chemicals business unit by more than 50%, and free up capital for shareholder returns, says Sasol.

ArcelorMittal SA CEO to retire

2017-10-24 11:27

ArcelorMittal South Africa says its CEO Wim de Klerk will retire at the end of January 2018, and it will start a process to find his successor.

Uber rented out defective cars to drivers - report

2017-08-04 08:00

Uber announced it had taken action to repair faulty cars in Singapore after a report said the ride-hailing giant rented them out to drivers despite being aware of a recall and after one caught fire.

Botswana still betting on its diamonds

2016-11-13 06:00

Renewal of agreement with De Beers could see the country bring home more of the diamond trade

Riven by rivalries, Opec heads to key talks

2016-09-25 19:00

Cartels only work when their members stick together - but precious little unity is likely to be on show among Opec producers at a key meeting in Algiers on Wednesday.

Court ruling opens GM to billions in death, injury claims

2016-07-14 09:54

General Motors can't use its 2009 bankruptcy to fend off lawsuits over faulty and dangerous ignition switches.

Here's how Toyota will spend its R6.1-billion investment in SA

2016-05-24 15:05

Toyota has invested R6.1-billion in its Durban factory for the local production of its Hilux and Fortuner models.

Emissions scandal: VW managers refuse to forego bonuses

2016-04-08 09:11

Top executives at Volkswagen are refusing to forego their bonuses in 2016, despite prescribing belt-tightening for the automaker's workforce in the wake of the massive emissions-cheating scandal.

 

SJAVA PLANS TO TAKE A BREAK FROM MUSIC

2018-05-30 12:58

The music industry can take its toll even on some of the best artists, with Riky Rick the prime example.

Great news for SA! Car, bakkie sales grow despite poor economy

2017-12-01 16:29

South Africa’s new vehicle industry has grown for the sixth consecutive month, despite economic challenges - 49 651 vehicles were sold in November.

Sasol takes hard decisions for new strategy

2017-11-23 08:17

Sasol has taken hard decisions in its preparation to implement a new strategy for 2018 and beyond. It includes a review of its assets and more disciplined capital allocation for certain projects.

Tata Motors profit up 42% on strong JLR sales, pensions change

2017-08-11 09:58

Indian carmaker Tata Motors on Wednesday reported a 42 percent rise in quarterly profits, buoyed by a one-time gain from changes it made to pension plans at British unit Jaguar Land Rover.

Ford to cut 1400 jobs as sales level off, stock price lags

2017-05-18 11:04

Ford says it will cut only 1400 white collar jobs in North America, Asia to boost profits.

Mechanic woes: Car parts switching a reality in SA

2016-10-12 07:00

'There have been instances where workers have stolen or exchanged parts in workshops,' says the Motor Industry Workshop Association. Have you been a victim of car-part switching?

'Major improvements' planned for Tesla autopilot

2016-09-01 08:36

Tesla says upgrades to for semi-autonomous autopilot system will soon be available.

Small SUVs perform poorly in headlight tests - Insurance industry

2016-07-12 10:05

Small SUVs perform poorly in new headlight tests by the insurance industry, reports the US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Open or closed borders, that is the question

2016-04-15 06:30

We look at the effects of industry protection on a country’s economy. Is it damaging or not? If implemented correctly, as with the Asian tigers, such policies can be liberating.

Bank confidence falls, with banks tightening lending criteria further

2016-01-19 13:00

A survey released by EY indicates that banking confidence fell in the fourth quarter of 2015, indicating weak business conditions.

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