‘Locked Down’ Trade Environment

SACCI Media Release April 2020 Trade Conditions Survey Embargo:  11:30 on Thursday, 14 May 2020 In April 2020, the strict lockdown regulations owing to Covid-19 took effect and outpaced the recessionary economic conditions. Trade conditions were badly affected and called for extra-ordinary efforts by businesses to keep afloat. The seasonally adjusted Trade Activity Index (TAI) […]

Draft Electricity Tariffs for 2020/2021

Herewith the Draft Tariffs for 2020/2021 Financial year for your information and attention received from the City of Ekurhuleni. Once the document has been approved by NERSA and all relevant stakeholders, the Manager: Customer Services, will advise accordingly Draft Electricity Tariffs for 2020 2021

Updated COVID-19 Regulations

1)    Directions to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID - 19 issued out by the Department of Transport in terms of regulation 4(7) of the Regulations issued in terms of the Disaster Management Act. 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002). These directions were issued out on 01 May 2020. 2)    Amendment of Directive […]


As received from Ekurhuleni:  All customers that are currently  connected on the New Era Substation will be disconnected today at 13h00 for approximately 4 hours.  The reason for the disconnection is to cut  and swing the 22KV cable into the new RMU’s in order to make provision for additional customer to be included on the […]

Update on the work to repair the burnt Springs Bulk JVA Sub-Station

19 February 2020 Media Release: WORK TO REPAIR THE BURNT SPRINGS BULK JVA SUB-STATION CONTINUES Ekurhuleni technicians are working around the clock to effect repairs and replacements on the damaged components following the fire that engulfed the Springs Bulk JVA 132/22kV Sub-station on Sunday, 16 February 2020 at about 4PM. The prompt response from the […]


Dear Chamber Members Please be advised that the Chamber office will be closed from TUESDAY, 17 DECEMBER 2019, and will re-open on MONDAY, 06 JANUARY 2020. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your valued support during 2019 and wishes you and your family a happy Festive Season and a Prosperous […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Please find below an information from Dr Ashesh I Ranchod, X-RAY Department Netcare N17 Hospital, which is a member of the Chamber, to attend a free lecture in support of breast cancer Awareness month. Venue:  Springs Community Centre (opposite Presbyterian Church), 1A 7th Street, Springs North, CBD Date:   9 November 2019 Time:  9h30 for 10.00 […]


Please find below a report showing serious crime committed in Springs between  September  1st  and October 15th  2019.   Please note the number of business robberies and make sure that you take all reasonable precautions to avoid becoming a victim.  We would also point out that medical practices were targeted 3 times in the last […]