News archive

News archive - August-2014

ESKOM again warns on energy supply system

"This week ESKOM again warned that the country’s electricity supply system was close to the point where load-shedding would be necessary. In a December 2014 NEDLAC meeting with the Minister of Energy, Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, it became clear that the situation of on-off load-shedding will manifest itself over at least the next three to four years," says Dr John Purchas, Agbiz CEO.

08.01.2015 / Agbiz in the news

More

Agbiz Grain – A new way forward for grain handling and storage

Agbiz Grain, a new fully-fledged and dedicated desk under the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz), was established in November 2014 by the twelve largest commercial grain handling and storage companies in South Africa.

28.11.2014 / Agbiz in the news

More

Long term outlook for global agricultural markets: Implications for farm prices and profitability

Mike Dwyer,Global Policy Analysis Director, Foreign Agricultural Service/USDA, presented at an Agbiz event: "The Long Term Outlook for Global Agricultural Markets: Implications for Farm Prices and Profitability".

16.09.2014 / Agbiz in the news

More

SA ly onder EU, Russe se sanksie-oorlog

Selfs Suid-Afrika spring nie die gevolge van Rusland se verbod op die invoer van voedsel van die Europese Unie (EU) en die VSA vry nie.  Die handelsafwykings wat die verbod veroorsaak, raak reeds voedselpryse wêreldwyd, sê dr. John Purchase en Tinashe Kapuya van die sakekamer Agbiz.

15.09.2014 / Agbiz in the news

More

Anderkant die reënboog - Landbank wys dit kan gedoen word

Dis verstommend om te sien wat gedoen kan word as ’n mens die regte mense aanstel om skynbaar onmoontlike probleme op te los.

05.09.2014 / Agbiz in the news

More

Agbiz Congress 2014

Agbiz sincerely thanks everyone that supported us in making the Agbiz Congress 2014 such a successful event. We wish to particularly express our gratitude to each of the 250 attendees and 20 speakers, as well as extend our thanks and appreciation to all our sponsors and supporters.  The congress presentations are now available to view on the Agbiz Congress web page.

02.09.2014 / Agbiz in the news

More

Regering en boere begin vatplek kry

Wedersydse aanklank was een van die kenmerke op ’n geskiedkundige ontmoeting tussen die Regering en van die land se voorste kommersiële boere.

29.08.2014 / Agbiz in the news

More

Landbank staan blakend gesond uit sterfbed op

Die afgelope week het Lindiwe Mdladlose, waarnemende uitvoerende hoof van die Landbank, met groot trots die instansie se jaarresultate aangekondig.  Theo Potgieter, voormalige nie-uitvoerende direkteur van die Landbank het net lof vir die kundige direksielede wat deur die jare gehelp het om die skip van koers te laat verander – mense soos Nomavuso Mnxasana, deesdae onder meer in die direksie van Nedbank, Patrick Mathidi, nou by Rand Merchant Bank, prof. Mohammad Karaan asook, meer onlangs, dr. John Purchase van Agbiz.

23.08.2014 / Agbiz in the news

More

Zuma woos USA investment in local agro-processing

President Jacob Zuma used his recent visit to the USA as an opportunity to encourage American investment in SA agro-processing.

22.08.2014 / Agbiz in the news

More

Copyright © 2018 by Agricultural Business Chamber