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Emergency hospital: Gauteng’s potential R500-million albatross

Construction of an emergency Covid-19 hospital is running months behind deadline, promising to come online only after Gauteng’s peak

Mponeng sale is a lifeline

AngloGold head Kelvin Dushnisky views Harmony’s Gold purchase of Mponeng as a positive step for the future of the mine

The fable of SA’s special economic zones

The country is being pushed to develop more SEZs. But is this a viable strategy, given unemployment and ‘deglobalisation’?

Money from the silicosis settlement is not fixed

It will give current and ex gold mineworkers an opportunity to receive a medical examination and compensation for those suffering from silicosis

Activists go for weakened mining

An international forum draws strength from worldwide protests against extraction

SA unemployment on the rise — Stats SA

Women and young people are the most affected by job scarcity in the country

SA’s ‘welfare state’ is in trouble

The government has to make tough decisions about social grants in the face of poor economic performance

Miners can register for silicosis, TB claims online

Potential claimants and their dependents are encouraged to also contact the call centre

Suffering litigants rejoice over mining houses’ R5-billion silicosis settlement

Mthobeli Gangatha has learnt to accept that nothing, not even part of the R5-billion settlement announced by lawyers, will ever reverse his condition

Formal rules are needed for class action lawsuits

A number of cases brought before the courts have started to build a fram​ework to guide class actions. But there is still a gap

Mining industry on alert over violence on the platinum belt

The recent outbreak of violence on the platinum belt has the industry fearing a repeat of Marikana

Numsa scores from NUM battles

While union officials in the Klerksdorp area fight for control, its majority is being whittled away

It’s NUM vs NUM as leadership scuffle hits branches

Mines in the North West have become contested ground for National Union of Mineworkers.

Forget Zuma, jobs are the issue

The employment figures are dire, and likely to get worse, until the economy picks up

Landmark silicosis ruling allows class action against gold firms

Analysts said the suits could cost the industry hundreds of millions of dollars in the largest class action in Africa’s most industrialised country.

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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