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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

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Tharisa to list on South Africa’s A2X exchange

30th January 2019 JSE- and LSE-listed platinum-group metals (PGMs) and chrome producer Tharisa has been approved for a secondary listing on A2X Markets, effective February 6. Tharisa has a market capitalisation of R5.1-billion and has its primary listing on the JSE, and a secondary standard listing on the main... 

Busa, CCMA launch Web tool to help small businesses overcome labour relations challenges

29th January 2019 Business Unity South Africa (Busa) and the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) have collaborated on the development of a free-to-use Web tool to help smaller businesses with labour relations processes and matters. The tool was launched by President Cyril Ramaphosa and... 

Ministers discuss potential solutions to South Africa’s slow growth

29th January 2019 Steps need to be taken to improve South Africa’s poor growth performance in a manner that is economically inclusive and equitable, a panel of Ministers outlined during the Business Unity South Africa Business Economic Indaba, in Midrand, on Tuesday. Finance Minister Tito Mboweni stressed that... 

Automotive sector to prioritise local, specialised component manufacturing

29th January 2019 Vehicle manufacturer Toyota South Africa (Toyota SA) on Tuesday pointed to localisation and specialised component manufacturing as the top priorities in the five-year Automotive Sector Business Plan. Toyota SA president and CEO Andrew Kirby presented the plan on behalf of the automotive sector at... 

Agricultural sector plan prioritises job creation, agroprocessing

29th January 2019 Agbiz CEO Dr John Purchase on Tuesday shared the agricultural sector’s five-year business plan at the Business Unity South Africa Business Economic Indaba, held in Midrand. The plan for this sector prioritised the recovery of jobs lost as a result of the drought in the country and to continue... 

M&A activity to rebound in 2019 – Baker McKenzie

25th January 2019 Global law firm Baker McKenzie says poor merger and acquisition (M&A) deal values in South Africa for 2018 resulted from the economy’s dismal performance and the risk-off sentiment towards emerging markets in general. According to the Global Transactions Forecast (GTF), issued by Baker and... 

Nontariff barriers are holding African economic growth back – WEF panel

25th January 2019 A panel of business leaders speaking at the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting, in Davos, Switzerland, this week, bemoaned the difficulty in obtaining work permits and visas for Africans across the continent and discussed the urgent need for Africa to focus on reducing nontariff barriers to... 

SolarAfrica, Inspired Evolution establishes fund for solar PV solutions

25th January 2019 Solar financing specialist SolarAfrica, together with investment manager Inspired Evolution, have signed a R100-million equity investment facility that will contribute to a R500-million fund for financing solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions. The funding joint venture allows SolarAfrica to... 

Modi, Ramaphosa announce 3yr strategic cooperation programme

25th January 2019 Indian PM Narendra Modi and President Cyril Ramaphosa have agreed that considerable scope exists for India and South Africa to grow their bilateral economic relationship. “To ensure concrete deliverables Modi and I concluded this morning a three-year Strategic Programme of Cooperation aimed at... 

Pan African’s newly commissioned tailings plant boosts H1 gold output

25th January 2019 JSE- and Aim-listed Pan African Resources’ production for the six months ended December 31, 2018, increased by 54.2% year-on-year to 81 014 oz on the back of a robust operational performance at the Barberton complex and from its newly commissioned tailings retreatment plant. Gold production... 


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