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Vavi: It would be a mockery for me to attend Cosatu meeting

Mar 30 2015 12:02

The fate of Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi could be decided during a special central executive committee meeting.


Glencore commodity price spike could jump deal machine

Mar 25 2015 14:38

Just two weeks before Glencore can make a new approach for Rio Tinto, the rival that rejected it last summer, it seems unlikely to strike again or charm investors with any other major move soon.


Judgment reserved in Aurora case

Mar 24 2015 20:05

Judgment in the Aurora debacle has been reserved, as Judge Eberhard Bertelsmann questioned how Aurora intended running mining companies when it did not have enough money.


Disappointment at Aurora court turnout

Mar 23 2015 18:18

“Disappointed and demoralised” mineworkers have filed away from the high court in Pretoria after the first day of the R1.5bn case against Aurora Empowerment Systems.


Where's our money, ask Aurora workers at court

Mar 23 2015 10:57

Scores of former Aurora Empowerment Systems' workers gathered outside the high court in Pretoria as the court heard a claim against the mining company's directors.


Northam workers picket at Zondereinde mine

Mar 23 2015 08:47

Northam Platinum says a group of mineworkers are protesting outside its flagship Zondereinde mine but denies media reports that it has shut operations there.


Aurora case back in court

Mar 23 2015 07:36

The high court in Pretoria will hear a claim against mining firm Aurora Empowerment Systems' directors for alleged asset-stripping of Pamodzi Gold mines' assets.


Investors used Aurora as their cash cow

Mar 22 2015 18:39

While mine workers and suppliers went without pay, some investors made a killing by providing short-term loans to the company even though it was insolvent.


No plans to sell off bits of Denel, Alexkor

Mar 20 2015 10:48

There are no plans to sell portions of armaments firm Denel, state diamond mine Alexkor or the state forestry company, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.


Amcu to discuss asset sale with Amplats CEO

Mar 19 2015 20:22

Amcu says it will meet Anglo American Platinum's CEO to discuss the sale of the firm's Rustenburg assets where the union led a record five-month wage strike last year.

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Zim's Hwange, Glencore sign 6-month deal

Mar 18 2015 19:23

Zimbabwe coal producer Hwange Colliery says the firm has signed an agreement to sell coke and coke products to global miner Glencore on a six-month trial period.


BHP to spin off South32 with modest debt

Mar 18 2015 18:58

BHP Billiton says a proposed $13bn spinoff of South32 would give the miner a strong chance to ride out tough conditions in commodity markets.

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Johannesburg has been selected to host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in 2017. "[The congress] will ensure that small business development remains firmly on the national agenda and the radar screen of all stakeholders, the Small Business Development minister said.

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