labour

Labour relations “untenable”: President Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has cited the impact of the “untenable labour relations environment” on the South African economy in his seventh State of the Nation address to Parliament. “It is critical for social partners to meet and deliberate on the...

Task team assembled by Ramatlhodi

An inter-governmental task team  has been established by the Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi to mediate and find a resolution to the ongoing platinum strike. The inter-governmental technical team, consisting of representatives of the...

Top four issues affecting SA mining: KPMG

KPMG will bring together key stakeholders at a special session at the Mining Indaba on Tuesday 4 February 2014. Here Wayne Jansen, KPMG’s Global Head of Mining, elaborates on the four major issues affecting the South African mining industry at...

Mining stakeholders not at the coalface

Government, business and labour have all lost contact with mining workers. “Government doesn’t speak to the needs of the people. Union officials represent their own interests and business management have lost control by outsourcing critical...

Now is the time for iron ore

Now is the right time to build a mine and build a port and the right time to be in iron ore, especially in Central Africa. This was the view given by Sundance Resources MD, Giulio Casello, who was speaking in Perth, Australia, today on the second...