S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.3 No.26, July 3, 2017
This Newsletter is sponsored by SAFLIA
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Wage negotiations: NULAW settles
Durban (SA) – The National Union of Leather & Allied Workers (NULAW), the majority union in the Footwear Sector of the Wage Agreement, yesterday (Monday) accepted the 7.5% offered by employers, according to NBC general secretary Gerald Naidoo.
Botswana suspends export licenses for donkey products
From the National Council of SPCAs
NBC suing Revelation director
Johannesburg (SA) – The National Bargaining Council of the Leather Industry of SA in August last year opened a criminal charge against Revelation Luggage & Leather director Aleksandra Astalos in terms of the Pensions Fund Act.
Centurion (SA) – The Professional Hunters' Association of SA (PHASA) has recently had a change in leadership. Stan Burger resigned and president-elect Dries van Coller automatically took over the presidency. Tharia Unwin remains PHASA CEO.
Durban (SA) – Norman Wessels, previously with Gailian Agencies, is now on his own as the agent for Umbro for KZN. Umbro was previously represented by Gailian. - [+27 (0)83 234 3769, email@example.com]
Über Gruvi auction
Cape Town (SA) – The auction of Über Gruvi's equipment (see ad) includes the following major items:
July 13: SAFLEC AGM, Coastlands Hotel, Umhlanga. +27 (0)31 266 1472, Info2@saflec.co.za.
Birthdays this week
03/07/1971: Steven Coetser, Safety Smart, Pinetown.
In Memoriam this week
04/07/2010: Kasieprasad Pattundeen (b. 29/12/1924), Palm Footwear, Durban.
Do you have any names you’d like to add to our list of birthdays and In Memoriam? Please send the details.
ABSA Agri Trends 29/06: Hides & skins prices
The average bovine hide price over the past week was R14.30/kg green. Hide prices are determined by the average of RMAA and independent companies. The average price for Dorper skins was R41.36/skin and Merino was R98.44/skin.
Trade Fair dates
For a list of local and international trade fairs covering footwear, leather goods, leather and PPE, visit our website: http://www.svmag.co.za/events.php
News & Classifieds: Tony Dickson, +27 (0)31 209 7505, firstname.lastname@example.org
Next newsletter: July 10, 2017.