Mining Sector

Palladium could be felled by its own success, experts say

“The price keeps on going up and demand is so great, even car companies are starting to move to platinum”

Mining is in decline and SA must find renewable options

Mining is not what it once was. It’s time to look elsewhere for income that does not exploit.

Scramble to avoid jobs bloodbath

The jury is still out on whether the moves to save the mining sector are too little too late.

The bright side of industrial action

Labour strikes weren't great for the mining sector in 2012, but they helped Eskom keep the lights on.

Bill could hit petroleum sector hard

Experts say proposals on prescribed state ownership and BEE will scare off investors.

Threats to peace in shackland

The mining unions’ alleged tit-for-tat violence is being stoked by stillborn promises.

Rand reacts to mining wage dispute

The rand, which has remained largely unaffected by the mining wage saga, retreated slightly as mineworkers dismissed an increase offer.

Motlanthe urges mining sector to do away with violence

"Violence, intimidation and lawlessness" need to be expunged from the troubled mining sector, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.

Motlanthe vows to resolve ‘every’ mining-sector problem

A meeting between government, mining houses and trade unions aims to resolve issues facing the mining sector, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.

Marikana not Ramaphosa’s finest moment

But it is those who made the decision to unleash maximum force who must be held responsible, says David Bruce.

Kumba axes over 100 protesting workers

About 120 striking workers at Kumba Iron Ore's Sishen mine, in the Northern Cape, have been dismissed after failing to attend disciplinary hearings.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories