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Why you must register for Workers' Compensation

16th February 2007 All employers (as defined in the Act) are required to register for workers’ compensation and any employer who fails to register is guilty of an offence. 

NEF seeks to facilitatae partnerships ahead of World Cup

8th December 2006 The State-owned National Empowerment Fund (NEF), which announced its initiatives to facilitate partnerships between black businesses and international firms in the lead-up to the soccer World Cup last week, said that the partnerships would seek to share skills and expertise to deliver to the... 

Greenfields development

3rd November 2006 Engineering project house TWP has been awarded the feasibility-study contract by Impala Platinum for the R3,4-billion 17 Shaft project. 

Zambian govt gives Teal go-ahead for Mwambashi copper project

3rd November 2006 Zambia’s Mines and Minerals Minister, Kalombo Mwansa, has granted exploration and mining company Teal a large-scale mining licence to develop its 12 000-t/y Mwambashi copper project. 

Aggregated business changes hands

3rd November 2006 Cement producer Lafarge’s Aggregates & Readymix business has acquired the Mpumalanga aggregates quarry and readymix operations of White River Crushers, the company said last week. 

Rio Tinto may increase share buy-backs to stop bidders, says Goldman

20th October 2006 Rio Tinto, the world’s third-largest mining company, may buy back more shares to stop potential takeover bids after falling commo- dity prices helped cut its stock price, Goldman Sachs said. 

Massive gem unearthed

13th October 2006 Less than a week after investment house JCI shareholders agreed to sell its 76% stake in the Letseng diamond mine, situated in the Maluti Mountains in Lesotho, to miner Gem Diamonds, Gem CEO Clifford Elphick announced the recovery of the world’s fifteenth-largest diamond ever found. 

'Green mining' kudos

13th October 2006 Coal producer Anglo Coal and two platinum-miners, Palabora and Anglo Pla-tinum, picked up this year’s Ned-bank Capital Green Mining awards for contributing to responsible mining in Southern Africa. 

Record output

6th October 2006 A record 13,9-million tons of stainless steel was produced during the first half of 2006, the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) reported last week. 

Nigeria leads the pack

29th September 2006 The Nigerian mobile market is fast becoming the largest mobile market in Africa, with the country’s gross mobile subscriber base growing more than twofold to 18,6-million subscribers at the end of 2005, an industry research house says. 

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