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Justin Brown

Justin Brown

    NUM members on strike at Kumba
    NUM members on strike at Kumba
    The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has been on strike since 6pm on Sunday at Kumba Resources and the union will be consulting its members at...
    Trying times at De Beers
    Trying times at De Beers
    The world's largest diamond miner, De Beers, on Friday said it expects the outlook for the global rough diamond market for the second half of 2006...
    Lafarge signs R1,1-billion BEE deal
    Lafarge signs R1,1-billion BEE deal
    Building materials group Lafarge South Africa on Friday signed a R1,1-billion empowerment deal with consortium Sinako that may result in 26% of its...
    Windfall tax team issues discussion document
    Windfall tax team issues discussion document
    The five-person panel appointed by the Treasury to study the possibility of imposing a windfall tax on petrochemicals group Sasol and state-owned...
    Solidarity strike to enter second day
    Solidarity strike to enter second day
    The strike by trade union Solidarity's members at petrochemicals group Sasol is set to enter a second day after a meeting held with the company did...
    Sasol concludes R1,45bn BEE deal
    Sasol concludes R1,45bn BEE deal
    South African petrochemicals group Sasol on Thursday announced that the R1,45-billion Tshwarisano black economic empowerment (BEE) transaction has...
    Cosatu outraged at Mittal Steel job cuts
    Cosatu outraged at Mittal Steel job cuts
    Africa's largest steel producer Mittal Steel SA will cut 800 jobs through voluntary severance packages by the end of 2006, CEO Davinder Chugh said...
    Kumba, union lock horns over wages
    Kumba, union lock horns over wages
    Trade union Solidarity and resources company Kumba Resources started the first day of their annual wage negotiations with Kumba tabling an offer of...
    Optimistic Harmony Gold assesses options
    Optimistic Harmony Gold assesses options
    World number-five gold miner Harmony Gold is taking a fresh look at its business model in the light of the prevailing bull market in gold, which is...
    Harmony reports 11th quarterly headline loss
    Harmony reports 11th quarterly headline loss
    As expected, South Africa's third largest gold producer Harmony Gold reported its eleventh consecutive quarterly headline loss due to the Christmas...
    Gold Fields reports 'solid set of results'
    Gold Fields reports 'solid set of results'
    World number-four gold miner Gold Fields on Tuesday reported March quarter net earnings per share after exceptional items of 76 cents compared with...
    JSE declines from all-time high
    JSE declines from all-time high
    After starting very close to a record high, the JSE was lower at midday on Friday due to the increase in Chinese interest rates, which has sparked...