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Mine standoff is a licence to rethink laws
Mine standoff is a licence to rethink laws
Legend has it that there was a rich man who was so stingy he died of hunger with money in his pocket. The man spent each day admiring his treasures...
The manufacturing sector helps lift SA out of a recession
The manufacturing sector helps lift SA out of a recession
Sick and tired of living in a recession? Well, Statistics SA has good news for you. The economy grew by 2.2% in the third quarter this year,...
Letters to the Editor: November 23 to 29
Letters to the Editor: November 23 to 29
Eusebius McKaiser claims to believe that we should not vote for the ANC or the Democratic Alliance, which is fair enough, or the Economic Freedom...
KZN mine fight goes on, despite ruling
KZN mine fight goes on, despite ruling
The Full Gospel Church in Somkhele burst into song after a long meeting to discuss what to do after a high court judgment, which had ruled against...
Courts deliver big wins for environment
Courts deliver big wins for environment
South Africa’s environment law has a strange loophole. In theory, every activity that would harm the environment falls under the National...
How to build a future for SA’s youth
How to build a future for SA’s youth
Among the most serious threats to a prosperous and inclusive South Africa is the stubbornly high rate of unemployment among young people. If we...
Gold Fields set to cut jobs in restructure
Gold Fields set to cut jobs in restructure
One thousand five hundred and sixty mineworkers could be laid off at Gold Fields’ loss-making South Deep mine.
How roadblocks, not just minerals, fund rebels and conflict in the Congo
How roadblocks, not just minerals, fund rebels and conflict in the Congo
For over a decade it’s been widely...
Death ends Sara Tsebe’s mine battle
Death ends Sara Tsebe’s mine battle
In life Sara Tsebe refused to move to Rooibokpan to make way for Anglo American Platinum’s expansion of the biggest open-cast platinum mine in...
Motsepe: Give corporates a tax 'break'
Motsepe: Give corporates a tax 'break'
Mining magnate Patrice Motsepe has advised government to offer more tax breaks in its bid to make the country a more globally competitive investment destination....
Scramble for minerals leaves rural families homeless
Scramble for minerals leaves rural families homeless
It could well have been 1960 but it wasn’t. It was March 2018 as Dudu Hadebe watched in horror as bulldozers, under the watch of police officers,...
Sibanye deaths cloud Lonmin deal
Sibanye deaths cloud Lonmin deal
Mining company Sibanye has made news recently for all the wrong reasons — 21 fatalities in eight incidents at three of its mines this...

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2018 breaches prove education is key
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Heightened risk will characterise 2019
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