Funds for Agro-processing and Manufacturing

A recently-launched fund is offering qualifying small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) in the agro–processing and manufacturing sectors access to much needed debt funding. The South African SME Debt Fund, a partnership between Sanlam Investments and the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF), was launched in the second quarter of 2022 with initial capital of […]

Manufacturers Cannot Afford Tariff Increases

Commenting after Seifsa’s (Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa) presentation to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) on Eskom’s Multi-Year Price Determination Regulatory Clearing Account (RCA) for 2014-2015, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017, Seifsa’s Chief Economist Chifipa Mhango said any tariff increase coming out of this process would scupper any hope of a […]

The Grey Entrepreneur

The Grey Incubator is pioneering a new approach to help the South African economy recover by saving our biggest economic contributors, middle aged entrepreneurs. They develop more mature entrepreneurs, fondly known as grey entrepreneurs, referring both to their grey hair and the collection of grey matter in the brain and the knowledge it represents. Not […]

Global Mining Asset Disposal Marketplace

An evolutionary digital marketplace, backed by one of the world’s largest asset disposal companies, Liquidity Services, is set to change the way local mining companies can purchase or dispose of assets to a truly national, regional and International buyer  is an innovation of the global Nasdaq-listed Liquidity Services group, which is best known […]