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Idéle Esterhuizen

Idéle Esterhuizen

By Idéle Esterhuizen

UCT Graduate School of Business listed in global MBA ranking

23rd August 2013

The University of Cape Town (UCT) Graduate School of Business (GSB) has been ranked fifty-ninth in The Economist’s inaugural Which MBA? list of Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)... 


Transnet opens hub to support small businesses and new entrants

23rd August 2013

State-owned freight logistics group Transnet has launched the first of a series of enterprise development hubs, as part of a drive to expand opportunities for smaller enterprises and new entrants,... 


Japanese group invests €100m in Mainstream Renewable Power

23rd August 2013

Global wind and solar developer Mainstream Renewable Power has announced a €100-million equity investment deal with Marubeni Corporation, which would see the Japanese group take a 25% stake in the... 


LABOUR REMEDY Dealing with South Africa’s complex labour environment is not as simple as changing the law, department avers

Changing South Africa’s labour law ‘not the answer’

16th August 2013

Despite ongoing calls for a review of South Africa’s labour legislation to resolve the country’s industrial-relations and unemployment problems, Department of Labour deputy director-general for... 


Empowerment partners for Prasa fleet renewal unveiled

16th August 2013

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters announced earlier this month that Khiphunyawo Rail, Community Rail Services and Elgin-Identity Rail Corporation would be the 30% broad-based black... 


Rise in manufacturing index attributed to weaker rand

16th August 2013

The seasonally adjusted Kagiso Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) remained above the key 50-point mark for the fourth consecutive month in July when it increased marginally by 0.6 points to 52.2, but... 


CEF invites parties to tender for torbanite project prefeasibility study

16th August 2013

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – The Department of Energy’s Central Energy Fund (CEF) has invited capable service providers to submit proposals for a prefeasibility study (PFS) to determine the... 


Gemfields boosts Kagem output, talks over auctions continuing

16th August 2013

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Aim-listed Gemfields on Monday reported improved production results from its 75%-owned Kagem mine, in Zambia, and said that negotiations with the Zambian... 


Gold One, Goliath advance plans to restore gold mining on the East Rand

16th August 2013

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Dual-listed Gold One and exploration and development company Goliath Gold on Thursday said that two of three prospecting applications pertaining to the R70-million... 


Latest copper-theft index records first significant rise since September

9th August 2013

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (Sacci’s) June Copper Theft Barometer registered its first significant increase since September last year when it rose to R11.1-million, up from... 


Zambia seeks investors for mini hydro projects

9th August 2013

Zambia’s energy sector offers ample opportunities for investors, Rural Electrification Authority (REA-Zambia) community mobilisation officer Naomi Sidomo said late last month, highlighting the... 


Carbon pricing idea gaining steam as global leaders recognise climate risks

9th August 2013

In three years time, the vast majority of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions would come from jurisdictions with carbon pricing, as more former sceptics reinvented themselves as contributors to... 


Beacon Hill’s Minas Moatize to reach full production in ‘coming weeks’

9th August 2013

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Aim- and ASX-listed Beacon Hill Resources would move into full production at it Minas Moatize project, in Mozambique, in the coming weeks, CEO Rowan Karstel... 


African Barrick Gold’s first-half production higher than guidance

9th August 2013

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Tanzania-focused gold miner African Barrick Gold (ABG) delivered a strong operational performance in the first half of 2013, with production tracking ahead of... 


Villagers sue African Barrick Gold over 2011 deaths, injuries

9th August 2013

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – London law firm Leigh Day on Tuesday served gold producer African Barrick Gold (ABG) with legal proceedings in a UK High Court, claiming that the company was... 


Northam expects 60% to 70% improvement in earnings

Northam expects 60% to 70% improvement in earnings

8th August 2013

JSE-listed Northam Platinum on Thursday said it estimated earnings and headline earnings a share for the year ended June 30 would increase by between 60% and 70%, owing to an improved average... 


Business confidence remains stable at low levels

Business confidence remains stable at low levels

8th August 2013

South Africa’s business confidence remained nearly unchanged in July, ending up by a marginal 0.5 points to 90.7, the South African Chamer of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) reported on Thursday. On... 


Mondi group CEO David Hathorn

Mondi reports strong profit growth in SA business

8th August 2013

International packaging and paper group Mondi has reported strong performance in its South Africa division, which achieved an underlying operating profit of €44-million in the six months ended... 


Bokoni mine

Worker dies at Atlatsa’s Bokoni mine

7th August 2013

Triple-listed platinum group metals miner Atlatsa Resources has halted operations at the vertical shaft at its Bokoni platinum mine, in Limpopo, after a worker was killed in a fall-of-ground... 


UCT Graduate School of Business listed in global Executive MBA ranking

UCT Graduate School of Business listed in global Executive MBA ranking

7th August 2013

The University of Cape Town (UCT) Graduate School of Business (GSB) has been ranked fifty-ninth in The Economist’s inaugural Which MBA? list of Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)... 


Botswana Diamonds to revisit Orapa diamond licence

Botswana Diamonds to revisit Orapa diamond licence

7th August 2013

Aim-listed Botswana Diamonds has reached an agreement with privately owned Eversharp Investments to operate and jointly own the 2.9 km2 PL 117/2011 diamond mining licence, in Botswana’s Orapa... 


Grootvlei

Gold One, Goliath advance plans to restore gold mining on the East Rand

7th August 2013

Dual-listed Gold One and exploration and development company Goliath Gold on Thursday said that two of three prospecting applications pertaining to the R70-million acquisition of the underground... 


Stefanutti reports 35% fall in 2013 operating profit

Stefanutti reports 35% fall in 2013 operating profit

6th August 2013

Depressed global and local economic conditions, the delayed awarding of private and public infrastructure investment projects, loss-making contracts, bad debts and protracted strike action in South... 


Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba

Transnet opens hub to support small businesses and new entrants

6th August 2013

State-owned freight logistics group Transnet on Tuesday launched the first of a series of enterprise development hubs, as part of a drive to expand opportunities for smaller enterprises and new... 


Aveng share price falls as company announces drop in FY earnings

Aveng share price falls as company announces drop in FY earnings

5th August 2013

The share price of construction firm Aveng fell by 11.44% on Monday afternoon as its announced that it expected its headline earnings a share and earnings a share for the year ended June 30 to be... 


CEF invites parties to tender for torbanite project PFS

CEF invites parties to tender for torbanite project PFS

5th August 2013

The Department of Energy’s Central Energy Fund (CEF) has invited capable service providers to submit proposals for a prefeasibility study (PFS) to determine the capital and operating costs for the... 


Gemfields boosts Kagem output, talks over auctions continue

Gemfields boosts Kagem output, talks over auctions continue

5th August 2013

Aim-listed Gemfields on Monday reported improved production results from its 75%-owned Kagem mine, in Zambia, and said that negotiations with the Zambian government over the location of its... 


Japanese group invests €100m in Mainstream Renewable Power

Japanese group invests €100m in Mainstream Renewable Power

5th August 2013

Global wind and solar developer Mainstream Renewable Power on Monday announced a €100-million equity investment deal with Marubeni Corporation, which would see the Japanese group take a 25% stake... 


Storage tanks at PetroSA's GTL refinery in Mossel Bay

Zululand wants PetroSA’s Ikhwezi production rights suspended

5th August 2013

The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has confirmed that it has received an appeal from black economic-empowerment (BEE) firm Zululand Oil & Gas Resources against the granting of national oil... 


Atlatsa names Naicker interim CFO

2nd August 2013

Triple-listed platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Atlatsa Resources has appointed senior financial controller Kogi Naicker interim CFO, with effect from August 1. Naicker replaces De Wet Schutte,... 


Astronomical facilities partner to facilitate access to data

Astronomical facilities partner to facilitate access to data

2nd August 2013

The National Research Foundation’s three astronomical facilities, the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO), the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory and the Square Kilometre Array... 


Sappi Southern Africa CEO Alex Thiel

Sappi Southern Africa Q3 profit falls as weak European market persists

2nd August 2013

JSE-listed paper, pulp and packaging group Sappi’s Southern African arm recorded an operating profit, excluding special items, of R183-million for the third quarter ending June, down from an... 


OFFSIDE Construction firms have admitted to anticompetitive behaviour, including on some FIFA 2010 World Cup projects

Tribunal confirms settlement deals with 15 construction firms

2nd August 2013

The Competition Tribunal has (on Wednesday) confirmed the last of the settlement agreements between the Competition Commission and 15 major construction firms which had admitted to collusive... 


Aquarius reports 22% production increase in June quarter

2nd August 2013

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Platinum-group metals (PGM) producer Aquarius Platinum on Wednesday delivered another increase in quarterly production and reminded investors that it had... 


Anglo a ‘more efficient, agile’ organisation after management changes, CEO

2nd August 2013

Mark Cutifani, the new CEO of Anglo American last week announced various high-level management changes to create a “more efficient and agile” organisation. The management changes, which includes... 


July new vehicle sales show 7.5% y-on-y increase

July new vehicle sales show 7.5% y-on-y increase

1st August 2013

New vehicle sales for July increased by 7.5% year-on-year, with 58 140 units sold in the month, data released by the Department of Trade and Industry, on Thursday, showed. The National Association... 


Transport Minister Dipuo Peters

Minister announces Prasa fleet renewal BEE partners

1st August 2013

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters on Thursday announced that Khiphunyawo Rail, Community Rail Services and Elgin-Identity Rail Corporation would be the 30% broad-based black economic-empowerment... 


PMI improves but manufacturing conditions remain tough

PMI improves but manufacturing conditions remain tough

1st August 2013

The seasonally adjusted Kagiso Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) remained above the key 50-point mark for the fourth consecutive month in July when it increased marginally by 0.6 points to 52.2, but... 


NUM members hold march at Arnot mine

NUM members hold march at Arnot mine

31st July 2013

About 1 000 miners represented by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) were planning to hold a march at diversified resources group Exxaro's Arnot coal mine, 43 km outside Middelburg, on... 


SA needs general anticorruption body – Hoffman

SA needs general anticorruption body – Hoffman

31st July 2013

Corruption “in high places” could be countered by an effective general anti-corruption body, South African Institute of Accountability director Paul Hoffman said on Wednesday. 


Striking platinum workers at the Marikana mine

Changing SA’s labour law not the answer, says DDG

31st July 2013

Despite calls for a review of South Africa’s labour legislation to resolve the country’s labour issues, Department of Labour deputy director-general for labour policy and industrial relations, Les... 


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