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12 Inside BUSINESS

12 Inside BUSINESS Monday, October 16 2017 | NEW ERA Radical economic transformation not a threat to big business: Makhura PRETORIA Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the radical economic transformation agenda being advanced by the South African government is not about threatening and intimidating big businesses, which the country needs “We need commercial farmers, we need organisations, and we need agri-business to walk this journey with us, the journey of Tender NO: NCS/ONB.NEPC-001/2017 TITTLE DESCRIPTION PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT UINT TENDER INVITATION TENDER NUMBER: NCS/ONB/NEPC – 001/2017 NEW ERA SECURITY SERVICES NEW ERA PUBLICATION CORPORATIO is requesting tender offers from registered companies for the provision TENDER DOCUMENT 18 October 2017 at the: ENQUIRIES DELIVERY ADDRESS FOR SUBMISSION OF TENDER CLOSING DATE AND TIME I am able to explain radical economic transformation to business people, including global business people, without them feeling threat- signed agreements with major corporations, some of that with sectors which actually say they love radical your policies scare people, then N$ 250.00 New Era Publication Corporation Procurement Management Unit or Tell: 061 208 0800 New Era Publication Corporation, Daniel Tjongarero House, Corner of Dr W Kulz and Kerby Street , Windhoek In a Tender Box at Reception Area 09 November 2017 at 15h30 Opening of Bids at 16h00 there is something wrong with how Makhura was addressing hundreds of delegates, mainly farmers, at the inaugural Gauteng Agri-Food Festival at the Tsh- The premier appealed to established farmers and big businesses to support emerging black farmers and women who have previously been marginalised “In your own value chains on the way, we want to see black farmers, information on those contracts. we want to see women farmers what we mean by radical economic want you to use your scale, your experience to help us change the face of agriculture in our country, so “They cannot be emerging farm- established African farmers re- Makhura also used his speech to urge farmers and other producers Eskom said on Friday the department of energy has granted it permission to build a new nuclear power plant at Duynefontein in the Western Cape, near the existing Koeberg plant, and it was now waiting for government to make a policy decision on whether to decision and said it marked a milestone in the development of South “We welcome the authorisation by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) on the Final Environmental Im- Power Station and associated infrastructure, and consider this an important milestone in the development process department would give the nod to development at an alternative site at Thyspunt in the Eastern Cape, it had also pre- “While we had worked on Thyspunt to “have a conscience” as many impoverished South Africans “As farmers, you must declare that it is unacceptable that there are people who have nothing to make money? A farmer who lacks conscience, who cannot feel the pains of hunger, when you are the producers of food? A farmer need something we must face, we must Nampa/ ANA Eskom gets environmental go-ahead for new nuclear power site being the preferred site according to the F-EIR compiled by an independent have always considered both sites equally capable of hosting a nuclear - - Thyspunt and three other sites - Schulp- - and this meant that they remained Eskom spokesman Khulu Phasiwe said at this stage Eskom could not say if and when it would proceed with the procurement of new plants, Court set aside two determinations gazetted by former energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson on nuclear procurement in 2015 and 2016 as unlawful and unconstitutional, and also invalidated nuclear co-operation pacts - Nampa/ANA Transnet forges ahead with ambitious SA-Swaziland rail link logistics group Transnet said on Friday that plans are well under way for its multi-million rand rail- South Africa and Swaziland signed standing in 2012 with the aim that the Swaziland Rail Link will also serve as ship will see the construction of a 150 km railway line from Lothair in Mpum- The new line will be 50 km long in South Africa and 100 km in Swaziland and will also require the revamping of adjacent existing lines to align Transnet said that preparation work involves, land acquisition, graves relocation, acquisition of servitudes, resettlement planning, and The feasibility study report received a green light from both companies to proceed to the next phase of the project packaged as a public-private partner- objective was to reduce rail and road - When completed the new line will accommodate up to 26 tons/axle, Transnet said the project will result in Corridor with estimated value of R894 - sands of jobs - 3,000 and 6,500 in each Nampa/ANA

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