Mankuroane encourages women to do daunting jobs

24 August 2019, 2:37 PM
Tsholofelo Mankuroane, a truck operator at Anglo American's Kumba Iron Ore in the Northern Cape, views her career of being a woman in the mining industry as living a bold, courageous and flexible life.
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Saica promises to leave no stone unturned in KPMG’s conduct inquiry 19 February 2018, 6:34 PM

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Saica) says they will leave no stone unturned to deal with their members who do not adhere to their code of conduct.

Fiscal consolidation is the buzzword for Gigaba’s Budget 2018 19 February 2018, 5:39 PM

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Court ruling on inclusion of communities in Reviewed Mining Charter matter welcomed 19 February 2018, 5:32 PM

Mining affected communities and seven other applicants have welcomed the North Gauteng High Court's ruling to recognise them as interested and relevant parties in matters relating to the Reviewed Mining Charter.

SA receives major boost from Isuzu Motors investment 19 February 2018, 2:53 PM

The South African economy has received a major boost with the Isuzu Motors purchase of the Struandale plant in Port Elizabeth.

Sars welcomes tax administration inquiry 19 February 2018, 1:55 PM

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) on Monday welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's pledge to launch a Commission of Inquiry into tax administration and governance at Sars.

Another worker killed at Sibanye Stillwater mine: NUM 19 February 2018, 11:16 AM

South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers said on Monday another worker had died at Sibanye Stillwater's Driefontein mine outside Carletonville over the weekend, the latest in a recent spate of fatalities at the company's operations.

Renegotiation of Mining Charter is crucial for economy: Analyst 19 February 2018, 7:21 AM

Economist George Glynos says the renegotiation of the Mining Charter is crucial for South Africa's economy.

Asian shares extend global recovery, volatility subsides 19 February 2018, 6:39 AM

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.5%, having recovered more than 40 percent of their losses from late last month to last week’s low. Japan’s Nikkei gained 1.3%. Trading is expected to be slower than usual due to market holidays in the United States as well as Greater China. On Wall Street, […]

Postponement of Mining Charter application 18 February 2018, 9:36 PM

The Chamber of Mines has agreed to postpone its court application challenging the Reviewed Mining Charter, which was due to be heard in the High Court from Monday, following talks with the Presidency and the Department of Mineral Resources.

Mineral Resources official’s dismissal must be probed: Sanco 18 February 2018, 6:06 PM

Sanco has called for a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the dismissal of the Mineral Resources department's Mpumalanga regional manager Aubrey Tshivhandekano on Thursday.

BLF slams court ruling on Bankorp-CIEX report 18 February 2018, 3:28 PM

BLF has expressed shock over last week's court judgment setting aside the Bankorp-CIEX report which found that the public was prejudiced by government and the Reserve Bank's failure to recover the R3.2 billion from Bankorp Limited-Absa.

Mkhwebane to study Bankorp-CIEX court ruling 18 February 2018, 10:14 AM

The Office of the Public Protector has expressed shock over Friday's court judgment against its Bankorp-CIEX report which found that the public was prejudiced by government and the Reserve Banks failure to recover the 3.2 billion rand from Bankorp Limited-ABSA.

Isuzu launches 100% owned car manufacturing plant in PE 17 February 2018, 4:12 PM

Isuzu has officially launched their 100% owned vehicle manufacturing plant in Port Elizabeth.

Ramaphosa to appoint commission of inquiry into SARS 17 February 2018, 6:44 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has told parliament that he will appoint a Commission of Inquiry into governance at the South African Revenue Service.

Ramaphosa emphasises importance of economic recovery in SA 16 February 2018, 8:30 PM

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Mining will bring new dawn for SA- Cyril Ramaphosa 16 February 2018, 7:59 PM

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says Mining will bring new dawn for SA. He is addressing South Africans in his first State of the Nation address, only a day after being elected Head of State. The former Deputy President (who was elected ANC President in December 2017), outlined plans for the creation of a million […]

Eskom accepts Matshela Koko’s resignation 16 February 2018, 7:38 PM

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Mining industry pledges to work with Ramaphosa 16 February 2018, 6:30 PM

In congratulating Cyril Ramaphosa on his election as President of South Africa, the Chamber of Mines pledged to working with the new administration to move the mining industry forward and realise its full potential.

Eyes on S.African finmin Gigaba amid talk of cabinet reshuffle before budget 16 February 2018, 4:38 PM

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The high court in Pretoria on Friday set aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s controversial findings and remedial action ordering ABSA bank to pay R1.125 bn in what she said was accumulated interest for unpaid apartheid era bailout loans.

Rand at its strongest in three years 16 February 2018, 10:32 AM

The rand is at its strongest against the dollar in three years.

Business, labour look to Ramaphosa for change 16 February 2018, 10:30 AM

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Transnet absolves officials in locomotives scandal 16 February 2018, 7:52 AM

South African state entity, Transnet, said on Thursday that it would not be taking any disciplinary action at this stage or suspending any officials implicated in the 1064 locomotives scandal due to the inconclusive nature of the forensic report.

Economist’s confident Ramaphosa will revive SA’s economy 15 February 2018, 5:13 PM

Economists have expressed confidence that acting President Cyril Ramaphosa will be able to remove investor impediments and inspire economic growth.

Rand continues to strengthen 15 February 2018, 1:47 PM

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Oil prices continue to increase 15 February 2018, 11:14 AM

Oil prices have continued to increase by more than 1% since Wednesday's close of the JSE.

Exxaro exposes favouritism in Eskom contracts 15 February 2018, 8:46 AM

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SA’s rand strengthens against dollar over concrete Zuma push 14 February 2018, 2:51 PM

South Africa's rand strengthened on Wednesday lunchtime after the ruling African National Congress gave President Jacob Zuma a deadline to resign or face a motion of no confidence in Parliament on Thursday.

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Gold Fields said on Wednesday it had taken a R3.5 billion, or U.S.$278 million, impairment charge at its South Deep mine due to a below-forecast gold price and a slower ramp up of production for the year ended 31 December 2017.

Rand holds its ground despite uncertainty over Zuma 14 February 2018, 8:16 AM

The rand held its ground against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday even as uncertainty swirled around President Jacob Zuma's future, hours after his ruling ANC party said it had recalled him from his post.