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28 April 2017
                       
 
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26 Apr 2017
 
 
South Deep output 43% down, costs 56% up – Gold Fields
GOLD
Quarter-on-quarter gold production at the South Deep gold mine fell 43% in the first three months of 2017, when costs soared 56%, Gold Fields reported on Wednesday. All-in costs (AIC) at the...
 
 
25 Apr 2017
 
DMR: Godfrey Oliphant: Address by Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources, during the shale gas development information session with Western Cape community, Beaufort west, Western Cape (25/04/2017)
Topics
It gives me great pleasure to be here today in the “Capital of the Karoo" as we engage with the community of Beaufort West and surrounding areas on a very significant matter of shale gas also...
 
 
13 Apr 2017
 
South Africa's crisis: Calling things by their true name
THE CONVERSATION
Frustrated by the promiscuous use of the accusation of “corruption” to cover all sins, in recent days some scholars of contemporary South African politics have offered alternative framings. Indeed,...
 
 
12 Apr 2017
 
Funding under way for revival of old Prieska zinc-copper potential
BASE METALS
Funding efforts aimed at reviving the old Northern Cape mining area endowed with significant zinc and copper potential are gaining momentum. Acknowledged as the host of one of world’s most...
 
 
06 Apr 2017
 
Platinum has best price improvement prospects – Major
JOBURG INDABA
Platinum has better price improvement prospects than virtually any other commodity, Cadiz Corporate Solutions mining director Peter Major said on Thursday. Speaking at a breakfast to publicise the...
 
 
05 Apr 2017
 
The ‘crafty’ use of business rescue mechanisms and financial support from private equity funds may play a fundamental role in the economic rehabilitation of South Africa as an emerging market
KNOWLES HUSSAIN LINDSAY
The introduction of the business rescue provisions as part of the new Companies Act in South Africa has contributed to a fair degree of economic growth and sustainability in the country’s expanding...
 
 
Gold-focused Pan African sells coal interests
GOLD
Midtier gold mining company Pan African Resources has sold its coal interests to Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) for a combination of cash and shares. Pan African will dispose of all its shares and...
 
 
27 Mar 2017
 
South32 to return additional $500m to shareholders
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Diversified mining company South32 on Monday announced that it intends to return an additional $500-million to shareholders, equating to 4.5% of the group’s current market capitalisation. The...
 
 
24 Mar 2017
 
Mining: staving off the jobs bloodbath
INSTITUTE OF RACE RELATIONS
Gory imagery – such as ‘jobs bloodbath’ – has become common in descriptions of South Africa’s unemployment crisis, conveying not only the failure to create the employment the country needs, but...
 
 
20 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Reverse Sweep – A Story of post-apartheid South African Cricket
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
This book is an account of cricket in post-apartheid South Africa; from the tumultuous Gatting tour in which, ironically, the seeds of cricket unity were sown, to the Hansie Cronje saga and the...
 
 
16 Mar 2017
 
Government Incentives – Paying it Forward
KPMG
Growth, Growth, & More Growth! South Africa’s current economic growth is sluggish.  The Medium Term Budget Speech in 2016 cited a required increase of R28 billion in government revenue for the...
 
 
14 Mar 2017
 
 
 
World Day of Migrants and Refugees
RECOMMENDATION
Each year on 15th January the Church draws attention to issues pertaining to various categories of displaced persons. On the secular calendar, 20th June is marked as World Refugee Day. Both days...
 
 
09 Mar 2017
 
Indigenous, Disabled, Imprisoned - the Forgotten Women of International Women’s Day
RECOMMENDATION
As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, I think of “Merri,” one of the most formidable and resilient women I have ever met. A 50-year-old Aboriginal woman with a mental health condition,...
 
 
07 Mar 2017
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by South African President, to the Leaders’ Summit in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Indian Ocean Rim Association, Jakarta, Indonesia (07/03/2017)
Topics
Let me convey my sincere appreciation to our gracious host and Chair, President Joko Widodo, for hosting the first Leaders’ Summit of the Indian Ocean Rim Association, marking the 20th anniversary...
 
 
dti: Minister Davies congratulates Merchants on the iSelect launch
STATEMENT
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies congratulates Merchants on the launch of a new Australian Offshore Business Process Services (BPS) campaign iSelect which will be serviced from...
 
 
 
                       
 
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