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Ex-official rails against Transnet

Former legal affairs executive manager Harry Lekalakala, who is claiming constructive dismissal, says he was targeted for flagging serious misconduct.

Transnet official accused of misconduct sues for R1.1m

Senior executive Harry Lekalakala resigned after being served with a precautionary suspension over allegations of corruption and gross misconduct.

Consortium clings to ‘trade secrets’

The consortium awarded a multibillion-rand tender wants its shareholding details to remain a secret.

No more easy money for parastatal bosses

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has suspended pay rises for parastatal CEOs and board members until a remuneration policy has been set up.

Transnet commits R68bn to improve rail infrastructure

Transnet Freight Rail has set aside more than R68-billion to improve its infrastructure over the next three years.

Delivering development and growth for a nation

Transnet Freight Rail operates an iron ore line which is the only line of its kind in southern Africa and the world's second longest heavy haul line.

Transnet opens magnetite route

A unit of state-owned freight company Transnet has opened a line to transport magnetite for export after disruptions caused by damage to a bridge.

Transnet’s rolling mass action

Accused of failing industry, it is playing a swift game of infrastructure catch-up.

Party loyalists in line for top Transnet job

ANC, Cosatu and youth league leaders have been lobbying for the appointment of Lucky Montana or Siyabonga Gama as chief executive officer.

Newly developed tiger wire changes when melted down

The increasing rate of the amount of copper cables being stolen has put pressure on affected companies to implement interventions.

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Sekhukhune’s five-year battle for water back in court

The residents of five villages are calling for the district municipal manager to be arrested

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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