Tag: South Africa

Manufacturing Indaba 2018

Manufacturing Indaba 2018

All nations require and rightly aspire to efficient industrial bases to meet changing needs in a globalised world. South Africa has developed an established and diversified manufacturing base that has shown its resilience and potential to compete in the global economy. Collaboration and investments by both the public and private sectors in manufacturing is essential for regional and continental growth. The aim of the annual Manufacturing Indaba and its provincial roadshows is to bring together business owners, industry leaders, government…

11% of South Africans committed to recycling, research finds

Recycling

Baseline consumer research, commissioned at the end of 2016, profiles current attitudes towards recycling in South Africa and where our nation sits on PETCO’s Consumer Engagement Journey. Of the South Africans interviewed (LSM 7 to 10, ages 18 to 49, nationwide), 67% claim to recycle ‘some’ of the time, while only 11% claim to recycle ‘all’ of the time. The lack of storage space at home, and the absence of ‘easily accessible’ depots were cited as two of the biggest…

SPECIAL CONFERENCE OFFER – ‘South Africa @20 for Better or for Worse?’

Nisi mortuos piscem fluxum. Only dead fish go with the flow. If you attended the 2016 TAPPSA conference and enjoyed Steuart Pennington’s informative and entertaining presentation on the paradox that is South Africa, then you will remember that he brought along a few copies of his book – ‘South Africa @20 for Better or for Worse?’.…