French steel industry goes soft

As thunderstorms raged in the area last week, the symbolism was potent: the picket-line bonfire hissed and went out.

South Africa is not ArcelorMittal’s only battlefield

ArcelorMittal South Africa's recent bad performance mirrors that of its parent, which has also announced dismal interim results.

Mining supertax, more beneficiation in ANC’s cross hairs

The ANC policy document (sims) has proposed a 50% tax on super-profits and stands to enable the state to intervene in price setting.

Due diligence ‘scuppered’ Arcelor deal

An internal due diligence process may be at the heart of the failed empowerment deal between steel giant ArcelorMittal and the Ayigobi Consortium.

ArcelorMittal resumes iron ore production in Liberia

ArcelorMittal has started production at its $1.5-billion iron ore mine in Liberia after work was stalled there last year.

ArcelorMittal seeks to join case against Imperial

ArcelorMittal South Africa has decided to join Kumba Iron Ore in its legal case against Imperial Crown Trading.

Sanlam wants delay to ArcelorMittal deal

Sanlam, South Africa's largest insurer, objected on Friday to a proposed R9,1-billion empowerment deal by ArcelorMittal.

My stomach turns, cool head or not

Arcelor deals might be legal and even in line with 'old-fashioned' BEE practices, so why the fuss?

Kumba, ArcelorMittal reach pricing agreement

Kumba and ArcelorMittal South Africa have reached an interim pricing agreement for the supply of iron ore from Kumba's Sishen mine.

Govt: Meeting with Kumba, ArcelorMittal ‘constructive’

A meeting between Kumba Iron Ore and ArcelorMittal hosted by Trade Minister Rob Davies on Monday resulted in a "constructive engagement".

Govt calls meeting with Kumba, ArcelorMittal

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies will host an urgent meeting between Kumba Iron Ore and ArcelorMittal on Monday in a bid to resolve a row.

Kumba seeks other iron ore buyers

Kumba Iron Ore may look for other domestic buyers to take extra ore if ArcelorMittal's South African unit shuts down one of its plants.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world