Energy & Mining trends
CSI & Sustainability trends
Logistics & Transport trends
Marketing & Media trends
The recently released King IV report urging boards to focus on effective outcomes rather than ticking compliance boxes...
10 Jan 2017
South African companies, including those in the retail sector, continue to experience a significant change in mindset among customers. The reality is that doing business is no longer just about profit, but also about creating shared value and meeting responsibilities to contribute to inclusive economic development, and to give back to communities and our planet...
Justin Smith 12 Jan 2017
Drought, local political uncertainty and ongoing global macro-economic instability have placed many businesses on the back foot as they go into the New Year...
11 Jan 2017
South Africa sits with abundant resources, but if these cannot be mined economically (and safely), it will all come to naught for stakeholders...
Danette Breitenbach 10 Jan 2017
A developing country like South Africa must balance the need for more jobs with the need for more profitable mines..
Professor Fred Cawood 9 Jan 2017
Solar power is now cheaper than coal in some parts of the world. And in less than a decade, it's likely to be the lowest-cost option almost everywhere...
Jessica Shankleman and Chris Martin 9 Jan 2017
If the mining industry is to survive and propel itself into the next decade, innovating is a necessity, not a choice...
Danette Breitenbach 9 Jan 2017
Much of our modern life is rooted in the way we have designed our cities...
Alta Schoultz 18 Jan 2016
South Africa and Africa's largely untapped natural gas supply could lead to radical transformation of the continent...
Webb Meko 18 Jan 2016
Prices are going up, the nuclear deal's going down, natural gas wants in, renewables are certainly not out, and lithium-ion batteries are here to stay. These are some of the trends in the energy sector for 2016...
Sindy Peters 18 Jan 2016
The current state of the mining industry can only be described as an industry in distress. The continuous spiral of lowering commodity prices with the combined steep mining inflation has put many mining operations at the risk of closing down...
Professor Jan du Plessis 18 Jan 2016