Saki Macozoma’s Ntsimbintle Mining this weekend trumpeted its rise to becoming one of the world’s major manganese companies through its Tshipi Borwa mine.
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The South African Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign will send dozens of activists to Woolworths’ annual general meeting in Cape Town on Wednesday, together with a few existing shareholders who support its campaign, to get the retailer to cut ties with Israeli suppliers.
Eskom has uncovered at least one other unsafe silo at a power station. This as the state-owned power utility was forced to conduct inspections of its coal silos after the collapse of a silo at the Majuba power station.
The labour broking industry is trumpeting new research that seems to indicate it is a cornerstone of the economy and a poverty alleviator.
Conglomerate Bidvest has tried to block metal workers’ union Numsa from gaining a foothold in one of its subsidiaries by exploiting the bureaucratic hold-up with the union’s attempt to register a new constitution.
Addis Ababa: A hastily convened “business round table on Ebola” has succeeded in getting $28.5 million (R321 million) in “initial” cash donations to fund the deployment by the African Union (AU) of a 1 000-strong African medical corps to the epicentre of the west African Ebola outbreak.
Transnet’s colossal expansion of the state-owned rail network is finally gaining traction as capital expenditure hits record levels and freight volumes mostly move in the right direction.
Social pacts and “second Codesas” are a Utopian dead end when the real rot in South Africa’s economy is capital flight, says the SA Communist Party (SACP).
“Technical faults” led to Eskom this week suffering the second worst level of unplanned outages since the power utility began reporting on the state of the power system in January 2012.
South Africa’s sizable coal exports to China have abruptly dropped to virtually nothing since March this year, reflecting how quickly the world’s major commodity importer can affect the fortunes of trading partners like South Africa.
The Black Business Council in the Built Environment (BBCBE) has called for new government support for so-called black industrialists to jettison the usual definition of “black-owned” in favour of 100% ownership by black people.
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Wednesday. I’m hungry. I’m thinking about Doctor Hunter S Thomson.
The recent behaviour displayed by our parliamentarians is disturbing, with the name-calling, shouting and refusal to obey the rules of the House.
There is nothing as sweet as a hard-earned victory. Ask Bafana Bafana. They should be over the moon at qualifying for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.