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Erris appoints investment banker as CEO

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th October 2018 Europe-focused explorer Erris Resources has appointed investment banker Anton du Plessis as CEO, succeeding Merlin Marr-Johnson, who on Thursday resigned as director and elected to step down. Erris, which has a portfolio of zinc and base metals projects in Ireland and gold projects in Sweden,... 

Gauteng rapid land release programme to be launched next week

By: Simone Liedtke     22nd August 2018 Gauteng Premier David Makhura will, on August 31, launch the province’s rapid land release programme, in which he plans to make provincial land and buildings available for the development of human settlements and for urban agriculture projects. Speaking at the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and... 

Nxesi launches expedited lease renewal process

By: Simone Liedtke     31st May 2018 Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi on Thursday held a meeting with client departments, private landlords and other stakeholders to expedite finding a resolution to expired leases and the signing of long-term leases, including the so-called “9.11 leases” that are valid for nine years and eleven... 

Supply Chain The New Weak Link In Business Security As Ransomware Attacks Increase According To Dimension Data

22nd May 2018 Cyber-criminals are turning their attention to the supply chain as a new means to exploit business data 17 May 2018 – 2017 saw a worrying increase in ransomware and other cyberattacks targeting the supply chain, with the business and professional services sector receiving a significant increase... 

What the Amended B-BBEE codes mean for your industry

17th January 2018 Amended B-BBEE Sector Codes and What they Mean for your Industry   The Department of Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies recently announced amendments to the Financial, Agricultural and Construction Sector Codes.   While these amendments have been long awaited and look to constantly improve... 

Gigaba insists economy must change, but says no nationalisation

By: African News Agency      9th May 2017 Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Tuesday insisted that radical economic transformation was inevitable, but said this would not entail nationalisation of banks or mines. Gigaba told Parliament’s standing committee on finance that whether one termed the change he referred to radical economic... 

Alphamin appoints Swanepoel, Baloyi to board; starts mine boxcut construction

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     20th April 2017 TSX-listed Alphamin Resources, which is developing the Bisie tin project, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has appointed Bernard Swanepoel and Paul Baloyi to its board. Swanepoel currently also serves on the boards of miners Impala Platinum, Zimplats, eXtract Limited, African Rainbow Minerals... 

Despite increase in employment rate, South Africa’s labour absorption rate still low

By: Anine Kilian     11th October 2016 Employment in South Africa increased from 14.2-million to 15.7-million between 2009 and 2015, according to the Labour Market Dynamics South Africa 2015 report released by Statistics South Africa on Tuesday. “The rise did not, however, keep pace with the increase in the working age population and,... 

Increase in Mobility Leads to Greater Concerns about Security and Compliance according to HID Global Middle East Survey

19th October 2015 HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions has revealed that security and compliance are a major concern for CIOs and IT departments across the Middle East, as a result of the increased usage of mobile devices by employees. A survey conducted by HID Global across the Middle East... 

Economic growth fears emerge as S Africa's GDP contracts 1.3% in Q2

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     25th August 2015 South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 1.3% quarter-on-quarter in the quarter ended June 30. “The real economy has not performed that well, including construction, which has always been one of the main job creators,” Statistics South Africa statistician-general Pali Lehohla... 

Global climate framework, emissions target now critical – WEC 

By: Natalie Greve     28th May 2015 The development of a clear climate framework and a global emissions target is essential if the $48-trillion to $53-trillion required for a new sustainable energy infrastructure is to be delivered, a new World Energy Council (WEC) report has stated. The World Energy Trilemma Report, ‘Priority... 

Teck appoints two to board

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th November 2014 TSX-listed Teck Resources has appointed Laura Dottori-Attanasio and Tracey McVicar to its board, with immediate effect. Dottori-Attanasio has over 20 years of senior and high profile leadership experience in the finance sector, with significant exposure to the mining industry. She is senior... 

Canadian proposals to help rectify competitiveness concerns – MAC

By: Henry Lazenby     3rd September 2013 The Canadian mining industry views proposed amendments to the foreign affiliate dumping (FAD) rules that the Department of Finance released in August, as a positive step towards reducing significant impediments to the country’s competitiveness as a global hub for mining companies. The FAD rules... 


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