AUSTRALIA

What businesses can do to stamp out slavery in their supply chains

Until quite recently, businesses didn't have a reason to dig deeper than assessing the price and appearance of the products shipped to their warehouses...

5 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

AECI plans to reduce its reliance on a weak SA

JSE-listed AECI plans to start producing explosives in Australia by year-end‚ as the chemicals and explosives firm looks to reduce its reliance on South Africa's weak mining and manufacturing sectors.

By Nick Hedley 30 Jul 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Shabangu backs PIC on mining executives' pay

Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu has come out in full support of the recent actions by the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) in voting against pay increases awarded to the chief executives of various mining companies at annual general meetings held recently.

By Brendan Ryan 29 Aug 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Hidden Valley is a problem for Newcrest

The Hidden Valley mine in Papua New Guinea is a "problem child" and three key areas have come under focus to bring costs down‚ said Greg Robinson‚ chief executive of Australia's Newcrest Mining‚ which shares the project with Harmony Gold.

By Allan Seccombe 24 Apr 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Spurred by 35.3% earnings growth

Franchise restaurant group Spur Corporation last week reported diluted headline earnings per share of 89.91c for the six months ended December‚ up 35.3% from the previous period.

11 Mar 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Asia-Pacific region drives Aspen's revenue growth

SA's biggest drug manufacturer Aspen Pharmacare expects its Asia-Pacific business to generate the biggest share of the company's revenue by the end of the year‚ its chief executive Stephen Saad said at the release of its interim results for the six months to December.

By Tamar Kahn 8 Mar 2013

AUSTRALIA

BHP Billiton to cut costs, control growth

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The incoming chief executive of BHP Billiton, Andrew MacKenzie, said on Sunday (24 February) he will maintain focus on costs and productivity when he takes the helm at the world's biggest miner in May.

25 Feb 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

JM Coetzee urges men to become teachers

Renowned South African author and Nobel literature laureate Prof JM Coetzee on Monday (10 December) urged young male graduates to consider a career in education.

11 Dec 2012

AUSTRALIA

Freelancer.com reveals the 50 fastest growing online jobs for Q3 2012

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Android jobs ricochet back as Apple iOS jobs stagnate; The interactive web continues to fly; eBay jobs return as the marketplace announces changes and a makeover; confidence returns to Facebook jobs as marketers return in the wake of the IPO flop; the transition to the paperless office booms; Internet Marketing rebounds in the wake of Google panic.

30 Oct 2012

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