ENERGY Eskom's decline highlights need for alternatives
Eskom’s recent request for its customers to reduce energy consumption, even if it means reducing production, together with ordered blackouts, poses a real threat to the growth of corporate South Africa.
14 Oct 2014
STANDARD BANK South Africa’s Standard Bank ‘Most Innovative Investment Bank in Africa’
Global finance magazine The Banker has named South Africa’s Standard Bank as the Most Innovative Investment Bank from Africa, citing the bank’s “sector
09 Oct 2014
BARLOWORLD POWER SA Leader to team up with Transnet tug fleet
Barloworld Power, Caterpillar’s southern African dealer for Energy and Transportation, has been selected to supply MaK propulsion engines and Cat generators to the Transnet National Ports Authority in SA.
07 Oct 2014
MINE TAX Changes to Mozambique’s mining taxation code explained
The Mozambique government believes that the changes to the country’s mining taxation code and petroleum taxation code which was approved by the Assembly of the Republic will increase State revenue.
06 Oct 2014
CRITICAL COMMENT Soma mine was death trap, report shows
A scathing official report into the Soma mining disaster in Turkey has revealed a catalogue of negligent practices and a complete disregard for worker safety.
03 Oct 2014
JIMS International links set to benefit the Big Show
The recent acquisition of a majority share in SA Show Services by Messe Frankfurt, of Germany, is seen as holding significant potential benefits for the 2015 Johannesburg International Motor Show.
01 Oct 2014
LOCAL NEWS Special economic zone for SA's plantinum belt
A special economic zone (SEZ) is to be established in the Rustenburg platinum belt in the North West, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies announced last week.
29 Sep 2014
HEALTH AND SAFETY Improving with electronic breath alcohol detectors
Improving productivity in the mining sector with fast, reliable, high-quality electronic breath alcohol detectors
25 Sep 2014 - R. E.
MINER SAFETY Busting hearing protection myths
A safety manager hears the excuses dozens of time, the reasons why a worker doesn’t want to wear the required hearing protection in noise-hazardous areas.
25 Sep 2014
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