South African

Labour disputes impacting economy, says Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has encouraged labour and business to quickly resolve any ongoing labour disputes to restore SA’s economy, writes Vicky Sidler. This follows the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) strike at Anglo American...

Bauma Africa opens doors in the industry

Bauma Africa’s September exhibition successfully allowed exhibitors to strengthen ties and meet new potential customers. “The quality and quantity of the visitors have been better than expected, and we have made many new contacts with African...

Nanotechnology proves a 20-year old theory

SA’s platinum ends up on the waste dump due to difficulties in extracting the metal from the ore. That might change. South Africa is the world’s biggest producer of platinum – one of the key components of motorcar manufacturing, catalysts in...