No sympathy for metals bargaining council amid financial difficulties

Small metal and engineering businesses say the Metals and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council’s end will be its own doing.

China tests Glasenberg’s mettle

But the resourceful CEO has been hailed for paring debt and cutting Glencore spending.

Metal industry turmoil intensifies

A dispute over union membership numbers is holding up the extension of the wage agreement.

Wealth of metal at our fingertips

A switch to aluminium cans is set to revolutionise the informal scrap and recycling industries in SA.

Conversion of metals to reduce harmful chemicals

The ultimate goal is to find catalysts that can convert harmful gaseous emissions to useful chemical components.

Demand for metals may increase

Unep suggests using the expertise of mining companies — often seen as the environmental villains — to improve recycling.

Ten things about platinum

The Mail & Guardian brings you ten facts about the precious metal - platinum.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history