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Mining

Anglo American faces protest over silicosis

Apr 24 2014 14:02

The planned high profile protest at Anglo American's annual general meeting in London highlights the claims by miners suffering from the deadly silicosis disease.

Equities

JSE hovers in record territory

Apr 24 2014 13:33

The JSE could be heading for a new record close as the All-share index strengthened considerably in morning trade.

ICT

MTN reports scant subscriber growth

Apr 24 2014 13:02

MTN has reported slower growth in subscriber numbers for the first quarter after it disconnected nearly a million unprofitable users, sending its shares lower.

Economy

PPI quickens to 8.2%

Apr 24 2014 12:23

South Africa's headline producer inflation accelerated to 8.2% year-on-year in March from 7.7% in February, says Statistics South Africa.

Economy

Retired Transnet employees 'left homeless'

Apr 24 2014 12:10

Some retired Transnet employees live on the streets and some of them end up committing suicide because they cannot afford to pay rent, warns a political party.

Economy

Current account gap a threat to stability

Apr 24 2014 10:52

South Africa's current account deficit, while shrinking, presents a marked risk to the stability of the country's financial system, says the Reserve Bank.

Mining

Ups and downs in Anglo output

Apr 24 2014 10:43

Anglo American has posted an increase in its copper and iron ore production in the first quarter of 2014, but its platinum output slumped.

Mining

Fewer strikes 'if more women in mining'

Apr 24 2014 11:54

More women in the mining industry would mean fewer strikes, because they would firstly think of having a salary to provide for their children, says an expert.

 

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Virgin Atlantic narrows 2013 annual loss

Apr 24 2014 13:00

Privately-owned British airline Virgin Atlantic says its annual loss narrowed by 50% in 2013, on track to return to profitability by the end of this year.

Euro stocks rebound, M&A boosts shares

Apr 24 2014 12:44

European shares have resumed their upward trend as mergers and acquisitions and a solid update from Schneider Electric fuelled a rally in the industrial sector.

Novartis sees net profit jump

Apr 24 2014 11:39

Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis has posted a jump in first-quarter net profit, driven largely by the sale of a blood transfusion diagnostics unit.

AstraZeneca profits dive

Apr 24 2014 11:30

British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has announced a halving of net profits in the first quarter, following the loss of exclusivity for key drugs.

Tech heavyweights boost global stocks

Apr 24 2014 11:16

Global stocks are back on the front foot, as upbeat earnings from tech heavyweights Apple and Facebook helps the sector after its hit.

Premier Foods feels the pinch

Apr 24 2014 09:55

Premier Foods, the British maker of Mr Kipling cakes and Bisto gravy, says a tough grocery market and the timing of Easter hit sales in its first quarter.

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Fewer strikes 'if more women in mining'

Apr 24 2014 11:54

More women in the mining industry would mean fewer strikes, because they would firstly think of having a salary to provide for their children, says an expert.

 

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