Iron Ore

ArcelorMittal to keep its head above water by cutting more jobs

After announcing weak financial results for the first half of 2019, the steel manufacturer is planning to cut more jobs to be able to operate

Iron ore takes Kathu from boom to bust in five years

The fickle nature of commodities is shown starkly in the Northern Cape town of Kathu, whose fortunes rise and fall with the iron ore price.

Australia takes issue with low iron ore price

Support is growing in Australia for a parliamentary investigation into oversupply of the metal as prices continue to fall.

Bitter irony for ore producers

Chinese government subsidies will keep alive mines that should have been shut down.

China set to introduce iron ore subsidy

The introduction of a subsidy by the world's largest steelmaker may further hurt prices that fell to a 10-year low last week.

Sierra Leone forced to rethink its future

The Ebola epidemic and falling commodity prices have signalled a need for economic change in the West African country.

Commodity markets limp into 2015

Resource prices have plummeted this year, leaving some economies reeling in the aftermath.

‘SA spooks fixed Guinea poll’

Top politicians and businesspeople have been cited in a US court case over disputed mining rights in Guinea.

Falling orders crush iron ore share price

A decrease in demand and increase in supply has left smaller enterprises feeling the squeeze.

African Rainbow profit rises despite iron ore slump

A weaker rand has help profits at Patrice Motsepe's mining company rise despite a fall in iron ore prices.

BHP spinoff company to include SA aluminum and manganese units

Resources giant BHP Billiton plans a demerger in order to streamline and simplify its operations and South African assets are on the chopping block.

Goldman Sachs predicts at least 15% losses for gold and iron ore in 2014

Commodities will face increased risks despite the expectation that economic growth in the US will increase, says Goldman.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories