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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.

Mining minister says platinum industry ‘very close’ to strike solution

The mineral resources minister says parties are close to finding a solution to the platinum mining strike, although critics are skeptical of this.

New mining minister steps up strike intervention

Two days after taking up his post, Ngoako Ramathlodi has established an intergovernmental technical team to resolve the strike in the platinum belt.

Amcu rejects platinum firms’ wage offer

Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union president Joseph Mathunjwa says its members have rejected the mining companies' recent wage offer.

Platinum talks attempt to end two-week strike

The drawn out labour action in the platinum sector has been costing the mining companies while police continue to quell protests in the North West.

Amcu: Retrenchments aimed at stopping union’s growth

Amcu have claimed the planned retrenchments in the mining sector were an attempt to thwart their continued growth in former NUM strongholds.

Marikana: Amcu boss grilled for playing ‘high stakes game’

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa has come under scrutiny at the Farlam commission over his agenda on the day of the Marikana massacre.

Amcu: We are not party to the Lonmin violence

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union does not see why it should be part of the Marikana peace pact, says Jimmy Gama.

Consensus on need for change

A week after the Marikana massacre, it is not yet clear what the long-term social, political and economic repercussions will be.

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Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

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'

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