2021 SAIW bursary recipients announced

Fhumulani Netshakhuma (22) and Palesa Mokoena (28) have been named this year’s winners of the South African Institute of Welding’s (SAIW) welding student training bursaries worth R120,000 each. Image supplied The bursary will give the two students access to the International Welder Programme over the next 28 weeks and will provide the candidates with an…

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Manufacturing production down 3.5% in November

Manufacturing production decreased by 3.5% in November 2020 compared with November 2019, according to data from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). The largest contributions to this decrease were made by the following divisions: • petroleum, chemical products, rubber and plastic products (-9.6% and contributing -2.1 percentage points); • food and beverages (-2.9% and contributing -0.9…

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