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Five mineworkers died following a fire at a Limpopo copper mine

Trade union Amcu confirms that five mineworkers have died and a sixth is still trapped underground after a fire broke out at a Palabora mine

Zambian mine threatens world heritage site

Zambia's high court is to decide on issuing a licence for a copper mine in a game reserve bordering Zimbabwe's Mana Pools world heritage site.

The future is beneficiation

But the strategy to boost industry has a major stumbling block: readily available power.

Barrick strikes deal for Equinox, tops Minmetals

Barrick Gold said on Monday it will take over Australian copper miner Equinox Minerals for more than C$7-billion, topping Minmetals' offer by 16%.

Vale launches $1,1-billion bid for SA’s Metorex

Vale, the world's largest iron ore producer, bid $1,1-billion for Metorex to tap into its copper and cobalt operations and drive growth via Africa.

A Chilean woman’s place is in her mine

With a pickaxe, clunky safety boots and the jeans, Isabel Galleguillos has become Chile's first woman with her own open-pit mine.

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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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