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We need police leaders with integrity - analyst

By: News24Wire If situations like Marikana were to be prevented in the future, South Africa needed police leaders with integrity who did not make decisions based on politics, an analyst said on Thursday. "To move forward and really see a change in the police and the police culture; to reduce police misconduct;... 

We need police leaders with integrity - analyst

Asante appoints VP production and development for Kubi

By: Creamer Media Reporter Dual-listed Asante Gold has appointed Bash Ahmed director and VP production and development for its Kubi gold project, in Ghana, effective immediately. “We welcome Ahmed to the Board, and look forward to working closely with him to advance Kubi to production,” Asante noted in a statement on... 

StratMin offloads entire sub-94% graphite inventory

By: Natalie Greve Aim-listed StratMin – London's only listed graphite mining and production company – has sold, in collaboration with its new offtake and joint venture partner Tirupati Carbons & Chemicals Group, its entire inventory of sub-94% carbon-in-graphite (CIG) finished product. This followed StatMin’s... 

EFF to lay criminal charges against deputy president Ramaphosa, ministers

By: African News Agency The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) said on Thursday it would lay charges against deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa, former police minister Nathi Mthethwa and top police management for the deaths of 44 people in Marikana three years ago. ”We are opening these cases because we believe only a proper... 

EFF to lay criminal charges against deputy president Ramaphosa, ministers
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EFF leader Julius Malema

NUM, Samancor conclude 3-yr wage deal

By: Creamer Media Reporter The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and chrome miner Samancor Chrome have concluded a three-year wage agreement for employees at the Samancor Western Chrome and Samancor Eastern Chrome mines in Rustenburg. Employees would receive wage increases ranging from 10.7% to 14%, depending on the... 

Anglo plans major job cuts, sources say, as investors push for bolder overhaul

By: Reuters Anglo American is planning to cut between 5% and 20% of staff at head offices around the world, sources close to the matter said, in an effort to keep shareholders on side and respond to a commodity price rout that has hit profits. The mining company, which employs some 151 200 staff globally, is... 

Oliphant lobbies business to embrace centralised wage bargaining

By: Natalie Greve Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant continues to back the centralised wage bargaining model as the most suitable mechanism through which the country’s fractious labour relations contentions can be deliberated and solved, appealing to business on Thursday to adopt a collective, unified approach when... 

Oliphant lobbies business to embrace centralised wage bargaining
Mildred Oliphant

Rejected mine water plan deprived 7 000 of jobs – Robinson

By: Martin Creamer The rejection of a still-workable mine water and slimes dam plan at the stricken Grootvlei gold mine on Gauteng’s East Rand deprived 7 000 squatter camp dwellers of employment and set the mine on its downward trajectory, which has arguably ended up as the harshest aspect of the Aurora liquidation... 

Rejected mine water plan deprived 7 000 of jobs – Robinson
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Dr RE (Robbie) Robinson (right) and Martin Creamer


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