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ArcelorMittal SA steels itself for R1.5bn price fixing penalty

The fine is payable over five years, starting from 2017.

Ripping off the state can be big business

Government is allowing the construction firms that colluded on mega-state projects to get off lightly, writes Lloyd Gedye.

Pistorius family company named in price-fixing allegations

Hendrik Pistorius & CO, a company founded by grandfather of convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius, has been fined for alleged price-fixing since 1995.

Standard Bank cited in price-fix claim

Standard Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and BASF Metals are the four companies accused of manipulating the price of platinum.

Competition Commission moves to investigate car industry

The Competition Commission is to investigate allegations of price fixing, market division and collusive tendering in the automotive industry.

Leave construction bosses alone!!! Sob!

Apparently, noble construction company bosses were just looking out for us when they fixed prices. Thanks, guys.

Construction cartel barons still in the saddle

Two executives linked to the construction price-fixing scandal remain at their posts. Chantelle Benjamin reports.

Bread cartels: ConCourt ruling leaves big brands open to lawsuits

Small bread distributors can now launch a class action against bread manufacturing giants for losses related to uncompetitive behaviour.

Tiger re-employs CFO who quit during price-fixing row

"All relevant factors" were considered before Noel Doyle's reappointment, says Tiger Brands.

Small fry for big fisheries

Fishing group Oceana admitted guilt to the Competition Commission for a long list of price-fixing and agreed to pay a fine of nearly R35-million.

Apple, publishers sued for e-book price fixing

Apple and five publishers have been sued by the United States's justice department for conspiring to fix the prices of e-books.

Unbundling of Telkom is only answer

Consumers have long suffered because of governments' inaction over Telkom.

More dough for less bread

Four different cartels have had an impact on what the consumer pays for a loaf of bread.

Bread price respite is over

Pioneer has paid its dues and consumers now face the impact of higher input costs, writes <b>Lloyd Gedye</b>.

Cyclists go shopping online

Retailers and consumers are at loggerheads over high local prices and the potential consequences.

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