South Africa

platinum

Big 5 platinum investment products to be launched

Prestige Bullion, a JV between the South African Mint and Rand Refinery, will deliver a new range of physical platinum investment products.
unemployment

How the Employment Equity Amendment Bill will affect your business

South Africa is facing a double dilemma right now in terms of unemployment and skills. It has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world.
Orion Prieska

Orion Minerals subsidiary granted EA for mining in South Africa

Orion Minerals has announced Vardocube has been granted an EA for mining by the South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy.
video

Will Tito Mboweni endure public sector fightback?

Dr Azar Jammine, Director and Chief Economist at Econometrix, breaks down Tito Mboweni’s Budget highlighting the massive cuts in public sector wage bills.
video

South Africa’s economy dire in comparison to rest of Africa

Dr Azar Jammine highlights the economic disparity between South Africa, West Africa and East Africa and how this could be an opportunity for South Africa.
Minerals Council

Minerals Council takes firm stance against woman abuse

The Minerals Council South Africa has launched a campaign to address sexual and gender-based violence and harassment on South Africa’s mines and in mining and labour-sending communities.
exxaro

South African miner hires first female mining manager

“It’s an honour to be recognised as deserving of carrying this huge responsibility,” says South Africa's first-ever female mining manager, Tamara Qwatekana.
coronavirus Minerals Council

Minerals Council South Africa outlines 9-point plan for COVID-19

The Minerals Council South Africa also stands ready to work with all relevant parts of government to manage the spread of the virus.
tanzania eskom

Public Prosecutor finds in favour of Just Coal on Eskom criminal...

The Joe Singh Group has announced that the Senior Public Prosecutor has declined to prosecute Just Coal regarding charges laid against it by Eskom Holdings.
Economy south africa

Government urged to move faster on improving growth prospects

Weak business and investor confidence has resulted in gross investment being a low 17.9% of GDP, which is simply not high enough.

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