Weekly Press Review – 26 March 2018

Integrated logistics service supplier, Grindrod, has decided to sell and separately list its loss-making shipping business on the US Nasdaq Stock Exchange, with a secondary inward listing on the JSE. According to the press, as part of Grindrod’s restructuring, the company has also decided to close its rail assembly business. It is proposed that the … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 26 March 2018

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Weekly Press Review – 19 March 2018

Illegal fishing was under the spotlight at the 6th annual sustainable seafood symposium held in Cape Town this week. According to the press, industry experts have revealed that illegal fishing is posing a high risk to both job security and food resources. Chris Kastern, WWF-SA seafood market transformation manager said that increasing awareness and a … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 19 March 2018

Weekly Press Review – 12 March 2018

Transnet has launched a new company, Transnet International Holdings (TIH), to facilitate multiple rail, port and pipeline projects in Africa. According to the press, with a capital injection of R100 million, TIH held its inaugural annual general meeting this week with the aim of commencing trade on 1 April. Transnet chief executive Siyabonga Gama says … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 12 March 2018

Weekly Press Review – 5 March 2018

Transnet has launched a new company, Transnet International Holdings (TIH), in order to facilitate multiple rail, port and pipeline projects in the rest of Africa. According to the press, TIH, with a capital injection of R100 million, held its inaugural general meeting this week to appoint board members. Transnet chief executive Siyabonga Gama said that … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 5 March 2018

Weekly Press Review – 27 February 2018

This week Economic Opportunities MEC, Alan Winde confirmed that incidents of the highly contagious H5N8 avian flu had been found in sea bird populations in the western province. According to the press seven cases of infected African penguins from six different sites along the provincial coastline have been detected. “Due to the status of African … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 27 February 2018

Weekly Press Review – 19 February 2018

The Two Ocean Aquarium is back in the news this week with its turtle rehabilitation and release programme. The programme cares for a number of injured turtles with the hope of restoring their health and releasing them back into the ocean as soon as possible. At present the aquarium is caring for a young hatchling … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 19 February 2018

Weekly Press Review – 12 February 2018

Making headlines this week is the news that fishing company, Sea Harvest, expects to see an improvement in its earnings a share of at least 28 percent for the year ending in December. The group says the performance was mainly driven by the South African operations with strong market demand for Cape hake globally and … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 12 February 2018