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The N3 Toll Concession is investing more than R1-billion in expanding and upgrading sections of the highway, the major freight link between South Africa's inland cities and Durban port. Traffic disruptions will be kept to a minimum, and the company will cover the costs of the upgrade, it says.
South African petrochemicals giant Sasol has signed a deal with global fast-food company Burger King which will see the hamburger chain opening sit-down and takeaway restaurants at Sasol's fuel station forecourts countrywide.
Energy firm Total South Africa will invest R140-million over two years to upgrade its blending plant and expand the capacity of its fuel depot at Durban's Island View Terminal facility in a bid to grow its footprint in southern Africa.
South African wine and spirits producer Distell has signed a £160-million (R2.2-billion) deal to acquire Scotch whisky producer Burn Stewart Distillers, giving it access to scarce blended and single malt stocks from prime whisky-producing regions in Scotland.
The Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) is part of a consortium that has won a bid for the expansion, maintenance and operation of Guarulhos, Brazil's busiest airport, located in greater Sao Paulo.
The R5.4-billion expansion of Cape Town harbour's container terminal is on track for completion within budget and ahead of schedule, state company Transnet said following the dredging and refurbishing of the second of four quays being upgraded.
South African consumer goods group Tiger Brands is to take over Davita, a South African foodstuffs manufacturer and exporter with a presence across Africa and the Middle East, for an estimated R1.3-billion.
South African consumer goods and foods group Tiger Brands has taken the next step in its African expansion strategy, with the announcement of two investments in Nigeria and one in Ethiopia.
US technology firm NCR Corporation and Bytes Technology Group, a subsidiary of JSE-listed Altron, have extended a five-year agreement that will enable Bytes to offer a much wider range of innovative NCR solutions to its customers in South Africa and neighbouring countries.
Johannesburg-based Bankserv, Africa's largest automated clearing house, has rebranded itself as BankservAfrica - a name change to reflect extended products and services, and an expansion into Africa.
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