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Wednesday | 14 August | 2019 Standard Bank getting more bang for its buck after jobs cuts

Bloomberg reports that Standard Bank is earning more per employee than anytime over the past five years after reducing the number of workers by almost 2 100 in the 12 months up to June. The lender has used natural attrition and a reduction in the number of branches to trim  … Read more

Wednesday | 14 August | 2019 AngloGold Ashanti sets safety record

Mining Weekly reports that AngloGold Ashanti advised last Thursday that this Johannesburg- and New York-listed gold producer has set a new safety record. The company achieved four consecutive quarters and a total of 449 days without a fatality, a first in the history of AngloGold, which operates Mponeng, the world’s  … Read more

Wednesday | 07 August | 2019 Solidarity – Your safety net for job security

By Reon Janse van Rensburg These are uncertain times – in the economy, in the labour sector and in the minds of hard-working South Africans. Counterproductive policies such as minimum wages, stringent labour legislation, intensified enforcement of black economic empowerment and many more have resulted in unemployment figures being even  … Read more

Wednesday | 07 August | 2019 Strike ban in fuel sector to be considered by Committee

Independent News reports that the Department of Employment and Labour’s (DEL’s) Essential Services Committee is to examine whether the production, transportation and distribution of fuel should be declared an essential service. Such a pronouncement would prevent workers in the sector from embarking on strike action.  The committee announced on Friday  … Read more

Thursday | 01 August | 2019 Augustus se gelukkige trekking

Jy kan vandeesmaand die volgende boek in die gelukkige trekking wen: Wanneer woorde ontbreek deur Braam Klopper Het dit al gebeur dat iemand vir wie jy omgee ʼn geliefde aan die dood afgestaan het en jou eerste gedagte is dat jy moet met hulle kontak maak? Dit is dan dalk  … Read more

Thursday | 01 August | 2019 Sasol’s SA plants threatened by emission standards

According to Engineering News, Sasol said some of its South African plants are under threat from sulphur dioxide emission standards that it will need to comply with by 2025. The company, South Africa’s biggest by revenue, operates plants that convert coal into motor fuel and chemicals in Secunda, east of  … Read more

Thursday | 25 July | 2019 South32 reviews future of manganese smelter – power prices

BusinessLive reports that diversified mining company South32, which was unbundled from BHP in 2015, is reviewing the future of its manganese alloy smelter, as analysts warn that SA’s soaring power prices are making the sector uncompetitive. The Metalloys smelter in Meyerton is one of the largest in the world and  … Read more

Thursday | 25 July | 2019 Court rules in favour of Vantage, sale of Lily and Barbrook

Mining Weekly reports that the Mpumalanga High Court on Wednesday ruled in favour of Vantage Goldfields SA in its dispute with Flaming Silver, a subsidiary of Siyakhula Sonke Empowerment Corporation (SSC), about the transfer of the Lily and Barbrook mine assets. Vantage cancelled the agreement for the sale of the  … Read more

Thursday | 18 July | 2019 SOE workers in panic over salary payments in July

The Sunday Independent reports that thousands of employees of state-owned entities (SOEs) are fearful their salaries will not be paid this month unless government steps in and bails out the ailing entities with billions of rands from taxpayers. While entities such as the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Denel and SA  … Read more

Thursday | 11 July | 2019 BMF objects to the appointment of white male as Mango CEO

Fin24 reports that in a statement last week, the Black Management Forum (BMF) condemned the appointment of Nico Bezuidenhout as CEO of state-owned low-cost airline Mango, which is a subsidiary of SA Airways (SAA). The forum indicated its objection to the hiring of a white male as CEO and also  … Read more

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