Platinum Mining

Amplats loss-making shafts labour militancy

Amplats has signalled it plans to trim loss-making shafts as producers of the metal grapple with depressed prices and a rise in union militancy.

New platinum mine aims for energy efficiency

The IDC has invested in a platinum mine which hopes to create 9 000 jobs and use a unique process to make it more energy efficient.

Implats sacks 13 000 striking workers

Impala Platinum has dismissed 13 000 employees, bringing to 17 200 those sacked since the start of a labour dispute almost two weeks ago.

China to take over SA miner in $877-million dollar deal

China is set to take control of a small South African mining company and to build a new platinum mine in the country, a spokesperson said on Wednesday


Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it