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No sympathy for metals bargaining council amid financial difficulties
No sympathy for metals bargaining council amid financial difficulties
The private sector’s largest bargaining council, the Metals and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council, will only have itself to blame for its...
China tests Glasenberg's mettle
China tests Glasenberg's mettle
The Chinese metals market is a puzzle, according to Glencore's billionaire chief executive officer, Ivan Glasenberg, after reporting that a slowdown...
Metal industry turmoil intensifies
Metal industry turmoil intensifies
The turf war in the metals and engineering sector continues to heat up, with employer organisations at each other's throats and the chance of a...
Wealth of metal at our fingertips
Wealth of metal at our fingertips
The earth below South Africans’ feet may be rich in many minerals, but one element has always been missing – this nation imports 100%...
Demand for metals may increase
Demand for metals may increase
Demand for metals is likely to increase tenfold as developing economies surge ahead, putting severe stress on the natural environment, a new report...
Ten things about platinum
Ten things about platinum
1. Platinum is a metal with the atomic number 78, which means it has 78 protons around its nucleus.
Dropping BHP-Rio dream 'disappointing'
Dropping BHP-Rio dream 'disappointing'
BHP Billiton chairperson Don Argus said the group's decision to drop its plans to pursue rival Rio Tinto is a "disappointing outcome after so many...
Canada's Platinum Group seeks SA assets
Canada's Platinum Group seeks SA assets
Canada's Platinum Group Metals is scouting for more mining rights in South Africa, the world's top platinum producer, and is seeking permits to...

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