R/€ = 13.12
R/$ = 11.78
Au 1205.60 $/oz
Pt 1184.00 $/oz
Feb 09, 2015
April 12th 1914 marked an auspicious day on South Africa’s mining and industry calendar when SKF opened its doors at number 23 Pritchard Street, Johannesburg. This global knowledge engineering company, then known as SKEFKO (South Africa) Ball Bearing Company Limited,...
Feb 18, 2014
Average workers, particularly in the mining sector, feel alone because government has neglected their needs, John Brand, director of law firm Bowman Gilfillan, said on Tuesday. "The average worker feels that they have been deserted by government, unions, and...
Mar 15, 2013
The closure of Johannesburg’s inland port seemed to be a "done deal" as Parliament deliberated the recently tabled Customs Control Bill that would leave the City Deep container depot invalid, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Johannesburg (JCCI) former president...
Oct 04, 2012
South Africans can expect a tough two years ahead as the economy feels the pinch of strikes, analysts said on Thursday. "Unless we have sensible heads putting their hands up now, we're going to see a [downward] spiral for the next few years," said Chris Hart, senior...
Sep 14, 2012
Unemployment remained one of South Africa’s key challenges going forward, and entrepreneurship could play a significant role in reaching the target of five-million new jobs by 2020, said financial services group Absa CE for retail and business banking Bobby Malabie...
Aug 06, 2012
The ANC's proposed job seekers' grant has been met with far less enthusiasm than the abandoned youth employment subsidy. "The job seekers' grant will have nowhere near the impact the youth wage subsidy would have had," said Adcorp labour market analyst Loane Sharp.
Jun 06, 2012
The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) aimed to initiate collaboration between all mining industry stakeholders to mitigate the industry’s current challenges and underpin its position as a significant economic driver in South Africa. Addressing a press conference...