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Chile pinched as copper price tumbles

The country’s socialist president has been forced to accept restraints on plans for structural reform.

‘Marikana: The Musical’ scores 13 nominations

The Naledi Theatre awards have honoured the show, which depicts the infamous mineworkers massacre, by shortlisting it in various categories.

Miners dig deep as strike wears on

Kanana's miners are being hounded by creditors and their childrens' school fees are unpaid, but breaking the strike is out of the question.

More trapped illegal miners surface

Three more illegal miners have surfaced from an abandoned mine in Benoni, on the East Rand, says Ekurhuleni emergency services.

Trapped illegal miners avoid rescue to delay arrest

A rescued illegal miner has been sent back underground to convince his trapped colleagues to come to the surface.

Wage parity may exacerbate unrest on platinum belt

Calls for centralised bargaining in the platinum industry persist.

NUM marches over ill-treatment of overseas Rio Tinto miners

Around 200 NUM members have marched to the Mining Indaba in Cape Town to protest against the ill-treatment of Rio Tinto miners in other countries.

Eight miners’ bodies recovered at Harmony after fire

Reports say the bodies of eight miners have been recovered after a fire and rock fall at a gold mine in Jo'burg, while one miner remains missing.

Sick miners are ‘left with nothing’

Miners with silicosis and TB are entitled to a small payout, but don't claim because they are kept in the dark about their rights.

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High Court strikes down ‘paternalistic’ lockdown regulations

The order of unconstitutionality has been suspended for two weeks

Early-morning exercise: Jo’burg’s three golden hours

Under level four of the Covid-19 lockdown, the hours from 6am to 9am became the time when inner-city residents could use local parks to escape the nightmare around them

Pharmacists, denied frontline status, get PPE late

Pharmacists at one of the major public hospitals in Gauteng say they only received sufficient protective gear after several of their colleagues contracted Covid-19.

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Empowering his people to unleash their potential

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What is an AGA(SA) and AT(SA) and why do they matter?

If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

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