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Sustainability reporting on the rise among JSE-listed companies

By: Leandi Kolver This year, 82 companies met the JSE’s Socially Responsible Index (SRI) requirements relating to environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies and management practices, compared with only 72 companies in 2013, as companies become more aware of how they communicate sustainability management... 

South Africans in distress to benefit from new partnership

Emergency services provider, Netcare 911 and diamond miner, De Beers have entered into a partnership, which is expected to make emergency medical services more accessible to many South Africans in dire need. 

AfroCentric in nickel, coal partnerships with Rio Tinto

By: Matthew Hill Black-owned investment firm AfroCentric Investment Corporation, in which some of the biggest names in South African business are involved, has signed cooperation agreements with diversified mining giant Rio Tinto to partner on African nickel and coal projects, and was looking for further deals in... 

Netcare eyes mining opportunities

JSE Securities Exchange-listed healthcare provider Netcare is pursuing discussions with various South African mining companies in a bid to increase its participation in the sector. 

Swanepoel details Gold Fields cost-savings plan

By: Terence Creamer Harmony CEO Bernard Swanepoel yesterday disclosed additional details on the company's claim that it could reduce costs at target company, Gold Fields, by over R1-billion should its R52,9-billion merger bid succeed. 

On-The-Air (06/08/2004)

Every Friday morning, SAfm’s AMLive’s radio anchor John Perlman speaks to Martin Creamer, publishing editor of Engineering News and Mining Weekly. Reported here is this Friday’s At the Coalface transcript: Perlman: Head-to-toe full-body X-ray in13 seconds, South African... 


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