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SouthAfrica Info, March 23, 2011

Transnet’s decision to assemble 90 of the 100 locomotives on order from General Electric, and the securing of R14-billion in planned automotive investments, are some of the immediate achievements of South Africa’s new Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP)…This is part of the pledge by state-owned enterprises to introduce more localisation and supplier into their procurement policies. The department’s deputy director-general of industrial development, Nimrod Zalk, said government departments were also looking to promote local manufacturing. Read more