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Floating power stations can tide SA over during electricity crisis

Aug 02 2015 20:38

Despite a serious push from powership and barge operators to use floating power stations as a stopgap for South Africa’s power crisis, operators have been told to get in line with a host of companies offering to help the country overcome its energy crisis.


Off-grid rural electrification 'pivotal for SA economy'

Aug 02 2015 19:17

Trina Solar, a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions, and services reports that solar has become a sustainable option for rural and remote areas.


Gearing up for the nuclear age

Aug 02 2015 18:30

Multinationals competing in South Africa for lucrative contracts are sweetening the deal with comprehensive technology transfer arrangements.


Gold sector: ‘No deal unless all unions agree’

Aug 02 2015 16:50

South Africa’s major mining companies are putting on a show of unity – vowing not to agree to a wage deal unless all four unions in the sector agree simultaneously.


New bill takes away foreign investors' leverage

Aug 02 2015 15:54

The Department of Trade and Industry is forging ahead with a plan to annul agreements from the 1990s that, in theory, give foreign companies massive leverage over South Africa’s economic policies.


Mittal plays empowerment ace, more benefits for black workers

Aug 02 2015 15:01

A new employee share ownership scheme will ensure black workers receive 15% more "economic benefits" than their white counterparts.


Eskom hikes create move from maize to rice

Aug 02 2015 13:36

The hike in Eskom electricity costs is making an impact on the food choices of South African households, shows a new report.


Manuel: Africa has a lot going for it

Aug 02 2015 11:43

Africa and South Africa face investment challenges SA, but there are key drivers of economic opportunity, says former Minister of Finance Trevor Manuel.


In other news

Concerns over Croatia tourism

Aug 02 2015 18:00

As Croatia gears up for exploration of oil and gas in the Adriatic sea, green groups have raised concerns about the environment and economy of the tourism-dependant country.

Madagascar mess-ups keep tourist 'paradise' marooned

Aug 02 2015 17:15

Tour operators blame the latest drop in visitor numbers on mass cancellations that followed a month-long Air Madagascar strike that has grounded all internal flights.

Exxon,Chevron profits dive

Aug 02 2015 16:30

US oil giants Chevron and ExxonMobil have signaled further belt-tightening ahead as the industry responds to lower oil prices.

Areva will explore bringing in Chinese investors

Aug 02 2015 16:00

Areva will seek partnerships with Chinese energy companies that could see them take stakes in the French nuclear reactor maker, says its chairperson.

Upskilling for the digital era

Aug 02 2015 15:33

They circulate more than 8 million newspapers and reach about 24 million readers each month. That’s the combined strength of the 250-odd independent publishers that print newspapers in disadvantaged areas across the country.

3 ways to make some extra cash

Aug 02 2015 15:12

The cost of everything is rising, but there are ways to alleviate the squeeze on your wallet, writes Maya Fisher-French

What you should know about your retirement fund

Aug 02 2015 15:00

Most employed South Africans have some form of retirement savings, whether it is a provident fund, a pension fund or a retirement annuity.

Former CEO of collapsed bitcoin exchange arrested

Aug 02 2015 14:35

The former head of defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, has been arrested regarding the disappearance of millions of dollars worth of the virtual currency.

Analysis & Opinion


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The inequality of employment equity

Aug 02 2015 15:23

The BMF notes with disappointment – again – the release of the 15th employment equity report, which is increasingly becoming an annual ritual of disappointment and missed opportunities. Bonang Mohale - president of the BMF - unpacks the BMF position.


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