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DPE Says SA Needs State Owned Enterprises In Current Times


Portfolio Committee on Public EnterprisesParliament was told that the principle of having state owned enterprises (SOEs) as companies in critical areas of the economy was important to South Africa if…

Public Enterprises Instructs SAA to Reduce Current Debt Levels


Department of Public EnterprisesPublic enterprises has declared that SAA must urgently reduce its current debt levels in order to survive the harsh conditions raging in the global airline industry. The…

Public Enterprises lists achievements during past financial year


Portfolio Committee on Public EnterprisesDuring the previous financial year, government had signed shareholder compacts with key state owned enterprises in a bid to enhance their efficiency and profitability. The department…

Electricity emergency plan working


Minister of Public EnterprisesPublic enterprises minister Alec Erwin says electricity saving by industry is already significant and is at this stage higher than the target of 10 percent. The minister,…

Erwin updates the media on 2010 transport deadlines


Minister of Public EnterprisesAt a parliamentary media briefing held in Cape Town recently, Alec Erwin, minister of public enterprises, told press members that by 2010 MetroRail should "have a train…

Erwin presents energy response plan to Parliament


Portfolio Committee on Public EnterprisesFollowing a full explanation by Eskom of what had led to the current energy crisis, Minister of Public Enterprises, Alec Erwin, presented to the portfolio committee…

Transnet figures improve slowly and Ramos wants apology on V&A


Portfolio Committee on Public EnterprisesChief executive of Transnet, Maria Ramos, took the opportunity during Transnet's presentation of its annual report to the parliamentary portfolio committee on public enterprises to state…