Stage 1 Loadshedding implemented today!

light bulb load shedding

Eskom is currently implementing Stage 1 rotational loadshedding from 09h00 to 23h00 today.  Eskom has reduced loadshedding to Stage 1 today, while their COO predicted the loadshedding may continue into early next week.  For this purpose we are publishing the Stage 1 schedule for up to Monday.  We will keep the website updated over the weekend as more information becomes available. Direct Eskom clients can view their individual load shedding schedules on FRIDAY—18 OCTOBER 2019 11h00—13h30  Block 6 Paarlklip 13h00—15h30 Block 7 Hazy & BBton 19h00—21h30 Block 10 Delta…

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Wage dispute resolved at SANParks

According to a statement by South African National Parks (SANParks), a dispute regarding wages and conditions of employment by three unions representing workers in the Collective Bargaining Council had been resolved.  Rey Thakhuli, SANParks Acting Head of Communications said that SANParks and the various labour unions settled the dispute and the parties immediately formalised the agreement. SANParks and the majority of unions, the Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union (HOSPERSA) and National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers Union (NUPSAW), signed an agreement that workers will get an…

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 Let’s grow the South African economy – one SME at a time

  The SAB Foundation, Tholoana Enterprise Programme, is looking for entrepreneurs who are passionate and dedicated to growing the economy and creating jobs   Can you imagine your business turnover growing by 300% and creating 10 new jobs for your community? Mpumalanga based Freddy and Sons Maintenance and Engineering, a past participant of the SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Programme, is doing just that.   South Africa is full of young, inspired and passionate entrepreneurs who are working tirelessly to change the path the country is on. The SAB Foundation, Tholoana…

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Roadworks between Montrose and Schagen are progressing well


The rehabilitation project between Montrose and Schagen on the N4 Toll Route is quickly reaching the halfway mark, with 48% of the roadworks officially complete. The R100-million project near Mbombela (Nelspruit) commenced in May this year and will see 11km of Section 7A rehabilitated. Roadworks, which were estimated to last 14 months, include the rehabilitation of the existing slow lane and overlaying of the entire carriageway. According to the main contractor, Tau Pele, the project is running smoothly with no major delays or complications experienced thus far. However, given the…

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