SAFCEC and Government Reach Agreement on Programmes that will Accelerate Transformation in Construction – October 2016

According to a joint statement by the Department of Economic Development and SAFCEC, WBHO, Aveng, Murray & Roberts, Group Five, Basil Read, Raubex and Stefanutti Stocks signed an agreement to accelerate the pace of transformation in the sector on the 11th October 2016.  The agreement has three dimensions: Financial Contribution for Development Projects.  The organisations…

Mid-Term Budget (Snippet)- Government to Support Private Sector Investment- October 2016

Government is working hard to promote greater private sector investment in a range of sectors. This is according to National Treasury as the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) was tabled in Parliament on Wednesday.   “Expanded investment by the private sector will improve productive capacity and grow the economy. “Tackling corruption will discourage rent seeking,…

The Government Technology (GovTech) to focus on SMME development – October 2016

It is reported that participation of SMMEs in the Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) sector is hindered by various barriers to entry.  SITA has invested time and resources to ensure more involvement of small organisations in the ICT industry. The theme for forthcoming 2016 Govtech conference is “How technology improves service delivery for citizenship”.  The…