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Spar workers end strike after agreement reached
Spar workers end strike after agreement reachedArticle

A six-week strike by more than 130 workers of Spar distribution centre in Gqeberha has ended after they reached an agreement with management last week...

Joseph Chirume 5 May 2021

Truda Foods asks court for permanent interdict against suspended workers
Truda Foods asks court for permanent interdict against suspended workersArticle

The company refuses to recognise a union and a community group as worker representatives...

Joseph Chirume 9 Nov 2020

State-owned short-term insurer shows strong results
State-owned short-term insurer shows strong resultsArticle

Service delivery protests were responsible for 80% of R1.5bn-worth of claims received by the state-owned short-term insurer, Sasria, while labour strikes accounted for the balance in the financial year 2018...

2 Oct 2019

Medupi Power Station. Photo: Wikipedia
Medupi's fourth unit is ready for commercial operation. But at what cost?Article

While Eskom hails Medupi's Unit 3 attaining commercial operation status as a major milestone, it cannot be forgotten that the power station's construction programme has been a litany of corruption, technical failures and mounting costs...

1 Jul 2019

Are you thinking of building?
Are you thinking of building?Article

Unless you have the cash saved up, constructing a home is going to require getting a loan from a financial institution...

Adrian Goslett 26 Apr 2017

SA economy: 2015 in review
SA economy: 2015 in reviewArticle

South Africa has a host of appealing competitive advantages. It remains the continent's second-largest economy - benefitting from a large manufacturing base...

7 Jan 2016

Car makers need labour stability, says BMW SA's new boss
Car makers need labour stability, says BMW SA's new bossArticle

The new MD of BMW SA, Tim Abbott, has said labour relations in SA's automotive industry are stable, echoing a sentiment expressed by Mercedes-Benz SA CEO Arno van der Merwe...

2 Mar 2015

Too much debt weighing on consumer finances: index
Too much debt weighing on consumer finances: indexArticle

The finances of South African consumers are under pressure from too much debt and consumers spending more than they earn‚ a survey into the financial vulnerability of consumers has found...

Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 12 Feb 2015

Gradual lifting in building activity expected
Gradual lifting in building activity expectedArticle

Real building trade indicators give only a limited indication of lifting activity levels, yet other circumstantial evidence and opinion surveys offer a stronger view...

Cees Bruggemans 16 Jan 2015

Debt makes shoppers think thrice
Debt makes shoppers think thriceArticle

Retailers are unlikely to experience much festive cheer this year as the strain on disposable income persists...

Zeenat Moorad 2 Dec 2014

Mining, manufacturing remain marooned
Mining, manufacturing remain maroonedArticle

Dismal data‚ showing that both mining and manufacturing output contracted on an annual basis in August‚ highlight the continued vulnerability of SA's productive sectors.

Claire Bisseker 10 Oct 2014

RCL Foods reports loss of 47.7c a share
RCL Foods reports loss of 47.7c a shareArticle

RCL Foods has fallen to a headline loss of 47.7c a share from profits of 4.8c a share last year mainly because of a surge in finance costs.

29 Aug 2014

Kagiso PMI falls to 45.9 in July
Kagiso PMI falls to 45.9 in JulyArticle

Activity in the manufacturing sector fell for the fourth consecutive month in July as a strike by metals and engineering industry workers limited production.

Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 1 Aug 2014

Chandrakumar BJG
Effect of labour strike on national economyArticle

The global mining industry, with its role in the resources supply chain, acts as a core force influencing the health of the 'global economy'. Numerous industries across the globe depend on the supply of commodities.

Chandrakumar BJG 5 Jun 2014

Crippling new strike threatens
Crippling new strike threatensArticle

A new labour strike is looming at a time when South Africa can least afford it. As many as 200,000 workers in the metal and engineering sector could down tools as wage talks deadlock.

2 Jun 2014

Manufacturing confidence up 5 points says BER
Manufacturing confidence up 5 points says BERArticle

Manufacturing business confidence improved in the first quarter of 2014‚ as exports benefitted from a weak rand that supported the export earnings of manufacturers.

24 Mar 2014

SA consumers financially more vulnerable in 2013
SA consumers financially more vulnerable in 2013Article

The MBD Consumer Financial Vulnerability Index has been released indicating that not only were South African consumers financially more vulnerable in 2013 than in 2012 but they perceived their cash flow situation to be in the worst state since the economic recession in 2009.

21 Feb 2014

SA will not reach lower tax target‚ say analysts
SA will not reach lower tax target‚ say analystsArticle

The reduced tax revenue target of R895bn for the fiscal year ending March will not be achieved given the expected drop in tax revenue‚ commentators say.

Amanda Visser 11 Feb 2014

Manufacturing confidence index falls one point
Manufacturing confidence index falls one pointArticle

The manufacturing business confidence was slightly lower in the fourth quarter of this year‚ nudging down one index point to 36‚ the Bureau for Economic Research says.

29 Nov 2013

SA-China to continue to work together
SA-China to continue to work togetherArticle

Increasing trade and investment between South Africa and China is a matter that both countries will continue to work towards.

10 Sep 2013

Coface report highlights strain on SA's growthArticle

The Coface Group, a worldwide leader in credit insurance, has released its latest report on South African growth prospects, taking into account the mining and export slumps. Overall, economic activity remains generally sluggish while upside risks to inflation have increased due to a weaker rand. Coface believes that this will persuade the Monetary Policy Committee to keep policy neutral over an extended period, with interest rates remaining unchanged for most of 2013. A reversal in policy easing is likely only late in the year or even in 2014.

15 May 2013

Dutoit Group Fruit competition to motivate workforce
Dutoit Group Fruit competition to motivate workforceArticle

During the last week of April the Dutoit Group held a picking competition between the winning picking teams for each of its six estates, situated in the Koue Bokkeveld, Ceres, Western Cape.This is the first time this competition has been held and it was hosted at Lindeshof Estate.

13 May 2013

IMF forecasts "solid growth" for Africa
IMF forecasts "solid growth" for AfricaArticle

Economies in sub-Saharan Africa will ride out the bumpy global recovery in the next few years to post growth rates not seen outside Asia, the IMF said in its latest economic forecasts Tuesday (16 April).

17 Apr 2013

Maize price increases could cause unrest
Maize price increases could cause unrestArticle

A new study by the New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI) pins South Africa's violence to starvation wages, as maize prices soar. This follows research conducted following the Marikana massacre.

14 Jan 2013

Mining industry's unfavourable conditions call for inspired leadershipArticle

According to BDlive, market conditions have not been favourable to the mining industry, following on the developments at Marikana, and the subsequent illegal labour strikes at other mining operations in the platinum, gold and coal sectors. The spotlight is now solidly directed onto the mining industry and, in particular, the platinum group metals sector.

30 Oct 2012

Traders revert to traditional strategies, shift to rand-sensitive stocksArticle

The flurry of negative news that has dominated South Africa in recent weeks, including the downgrade by Standard & Poor's, labour strikes and political uncertainty in the run-up to Mangaung, have filtered through to the local financial markets, with retail investors attracted to the anticipated safety of rand-sensitive stocks.

Nilan Morar 19 Oct 2012

Keshni Pillay
ConCourt clarifies victims of violent and/or destructive gatherings' right to claim damagesArticle

While the South African Constitution allows everyone the rights to picket, present petitions, demonstrate and assemble peacefully and unarmed, the sad reality is that these gatherings often turn violent and destructive. The recourse for victims of this kind of violence was recently clarified by the Constitutional Court.

Keshni Pillay 16 Jul 2012

Maruti profit slips 3% but beats forecastArticle

NEW DELHI: India's biggest carmaker Maruti Suzuki said Saturday (28 April 2012) quarterly net profit slipped by three percent, but it still beat analysts' forecasts after sales rebounded in Asia's third-largest auto market.

30 Apr 2012

AECI to expand African, Asian and South American 'footprint'
AECI to expand African, Asian and South American 'footprint'Article

According to Engineering News, Graham Edwards, CEO of industrial chemicals and explosives manufacturer AECI, said the company is continuing to look at expansion opportunities for its explosives business, AEL Mining Services, into markets beyond South Africa, especially the rest of Africa, Asia Pacific and South America.

23 Feb 2012

Play your part on Mandela Day, every day
Play your part on Mandela Day, every dayArticle

As another Nelson Mandela International Day nears (Monday, 18 July 2011), the IMC - in partnership with the Homecoming Revolution, Sanlam, SA The Good News, Direct Marketing Association of SA, Heartlines and loveLife - is urging all South Africans to use their resources, skills, time, money or goods to play their part by giving 67 minutes or more to do something good for their communities to make SA a better place to live in.

Issa Sikiti da Silva: @sikitimedia 14 Jul 2011

Retail sales figures likely to show further dropArticle

Retail sales figures to be released tomorrow are expected to show further deterioration due to a slowdown in consumer expenditure as higher living and debt-servicing costs are demanding a larger chunk of consumers' budgets.

Thabang Mokopanele 10 Nov 2008

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