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Retrenched gold miners caught in a Catch-22

Pan African Resources closes Evander Gold Mine, leaving its former workforce out on a limb

Limpopo mining saga continues and three rands is better than nothing, it seems

The Sekhukhune mining saga continues: The community gets R149 000 and the landowner R1-million.

Lonmin inks new deal with Bapo

Critics are concerned the Bapo ba Mogale are being short-changed with its new equity deal.

Reaping the riches for the people

The level of beneficiation in South Africa is low despite the country leading in platinum group metals production

Industry hits the right notes, but is it enough?

Government leaders and mining bosses at conference try to find solutions to a multitude of challenges

Transformation “the key to success”

Changes to how companies operate are the only way the industry will survive, conference hears

Transkei mining down, but not out

The Wild Coast belongs to future generations and should not be mined if its fragile ecosystem will be damaged, said Susan Shabangu.

Mining-audit inspectors face bribery, intimidation

Bribery, intimidation and a lack of cooperation are some of the challenges the government has faced during licence audits.

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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