Amplats

Wild swings in Sasol’s fortunes

The company’s shares have seesawed madly – largely because of the volatility of the oil price and the rand

At least R255m in mine workers’ cash lost in Amplats pension scam

Investment company claims to own properties it has no rights on in attempt to cover up loss.

Debt administrator ‘pockets’ nearly half of miners’ repayments

Amplats has gone to court over "unconstitutional" debt administration, with one administrator pocketing 44% of miners' debt repayments.

Platinum mines push for automation, despite costs

Three years of labour upheaval and a political push for safety and better wages have set in motion a drive to mechanise platinum mines.

Amcu claims victory, sombre mine bosses count the costs

While Amcu workers prepare to return to work on Wednesday after a successful strike, mine bosses have warned of a difficult rebuilding phase ahead.

Sibanye Gold mulls over platinum mines acquisition

Gold producer Sibanye is considering buying embattled platinum mines which have been crippled by a five-month labour dispute.

Mathunjwa says Amcu accepts offer ‘in principle’

Amcu says it has accepted a new wage offer from platinum miners, but outstanding issues still need to be discussed with the employers.

Government task team, Amcu to hold final meeting

Government says Monday's talks with Amcu and mining bosses will determine whether it continues with it's intervention in the platinum wage dispute.

NW premier condemns petrol bombing incident in platinum belt

Supra Mahumapelo has called on communities in Sefikile, in the platinum belt, to exercise restraint after two houses were allegedly petrol bombed.

Inter-ministerial team expected to meet Amcu, mining bosses

A team of officials from various departments will meet mining bosses and Amcu over strikes in the platinum belt.

NUM pleads for end to platinum strike

The National Union of Mineworkers says it is concerned by the economic impact of the lengthy platinum sector wage dispute.

Still no agreement in platinum strike

Three major platinum producers have dismissed reports of an agreement in the long-standing wage dispute with mining union Amcu.

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From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it