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ArcelorMittal SA's Vanderbijlpark plant. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL

Steel giant loses court battle over documents

14 hour(s) ago

In judgment with wider significance for industrial companies, the Supreme Court of Appeal orders steel producer ArcelorMittal SA to hand over environmental information to lobby group

National

Shanduka sale does not go quite to plan

Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
13 hour(s) ago

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in bumpy exit from business

Retail & Consumer

Clover fights conditions for merger

Picture: THINKSTOCK
13 hour(s) ago

Condition that the parties refrain from any merger-related retrenchments for three to five years ‘enormously onerous’

Financial Services

UK expert urges SA to encourage new banks

Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
11 hour(s) ago

London-based Lafferty Group chairman Michael Lafferty says adding more retail banks could help drive competition and help extend services to places where the major banks do not have a solid presence

Energy

Eskom asks staff to quit to contain soaring costs

Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 day(s) ago

Utility's net profit in the six months to September falls 24% to R9.3bn as it battles broken equipment and lower sales volumes

Energy

Strategic Fuel Fund Association eyes stake in harbour oil storage facility

Oil. Picture: REUTERS
1 day(s) ago

Government’s fuel storage and trading entity eyes equity stake in Cape Town harbour oil storage facility that will be built should Nersa approve operation of terminal

Business

SARS exempts pensions from outside SA

Picture: GALLO IMAGES/FOTO24/CORNEL VAN HEERDEN
1 day(s) ago

Tax paid on foreign pensions will be refunded once an assessment has been made

Industrials

Tough times ‘rattle construction firms’

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1 day(s) ago

Overall industry revenue increased 9% in the year to date, but total profits were down 4%

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Three things people need to be happy at work

To feel engaged, employees want to be able to see how they fit into future, have sense of purpose, enjoy good relationships with managers, colleagues

Retail & Consumer

Consumers warned on festive overspending

Picture: THINKSTOCK
11 hour(s) ago

Thursday’s meeting of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will be crucial for price movements over the short term

Management

Promoting equality in SA’s ivory towers

Department of Higher Education and Training director-general Gwebinkundla Qonde.   Picture: SOWETAN
1 day(s) ago

Officials defend ‘low number’ of female staff at senior and top management level

Seifsa

Business nails it with Seifsa-PIPs

Picture: SEIFSA
20 day(s) ago

Decision to transform Seifsa-PIPs subscription has led to growth in new subscribers, positive feedback from users, increased inquiries

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Opinion

ON WORK: Eavesdropping on others’ work talk will cure your itchy feet

White-collar work is a bit like an emasculated, heavily regulated game of Monopoly, writes Lucy Kellaway

Retail review less likely to affect local financial advisers

Retail distribution review proposes banning commissions on all savings products and restricting upfront commissions on most life insurance products

Property

Listed property ‘will slow next year’

Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 day(s) ago

In the twelve months to October, local property index return at 19.4% against equities’ 12.5%

Energy

Brace for power emergency, Eskom warns businesses

Picture: THINKSTOCK
4 day(s) ago

Power utility declares power emergency, calls on large industrial customers to urgently reduce usage

Industrials

Industrial gas plants add to Coega’s resources

POWER SUPPLY: This file picture shows Afrox MD Brett Kimber (right) at the group’s R300m air separation unit at Coega. With him are, from left, Afrox’s Corne Coetzee, the Coega Development Corporation’s Chris Mashigo and Afrox’s Rene Naidu. Picture: THE HERALD
2 day(s) ago

Development zone will now be able to offer businesses a ‘fourth utility’ after electricity, water and fuels,

Business Times

Ketso out in the cold?

Ketso Gordhan.  Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
4 day(s) ago

Workers who hold a 6% stake in the company are likely to be unhappy about the potential loss of Gordhan

Energy

Eskom announces fresh round of scheduled blackouts

Picture: THINKSTOCK
6 day(s) ago

Eskom says it has started with scheduled blackouts on Friday afternoon, citing a severely constrained power system due to unforeseen technical problems

Business

Tax man mulls new transfer pricing law

Picture: THINKSTOCK
7 day(s) ago

Also under consideration is the creation of a legal framework for advance pricing agreements with corporate taxpayers

Retail & Consumer

Bain Capital’s Edcon in talks for another SA credit provider

Edcon CEO Jürgen Schreiber
7 day(s) ago

Edcon is in talks to secure secondary credit provider after collapse of African Bank Investments this year, its CE says

National

Bingo and sports betting make inroads into casinos

Picture: THINKSTOCK
6 day(s) ago

Gross gambling revenues from bingo operations rise 67.5% last year

Opinion

Seven techniques for handling stress right now

Picture: THE NEW YORK TIMES/TONY CENICOLA

What do you do when you’re overcome with stress at your desk or in a meeting?

Opinion

An outsider’s insights can save a business

Picture: THINKSTOCK

When businesses hit a rough patch for which they are not prepared the strain can leave management with few viable options

Multimedia

VIDEO: Solidarity calls for affirmative action to be abolished in public service

2 day(s) ago

Johan Kruger at Solidarity explains why trade union will be making representations to have affirmative action in public service abolished or suspended

Business

State’s development scheme draws black industrialists

OPPOSITION: Black Business Council CEO Xolani Qubeka says sector codes amount to ‘window-dressing’. Picture: SUNDAY WORLD
1 day(s) ago

A total of 28 black-owned companies register with the Department of Trade and Industry’s programme to develop black industrialists

Energy

Joemat-Pettersson faces probe calls over PetroSA

Tina Joemat-Pettersson. Picture: FLICKR
2 day(s) ago

Minister accused of misleading public on appointment of PetroSA chairman Tshepo Kgadima.

Retail & Consumer

Shoppers trust big brands in hard times

2 day(s) ago

While they may purchase them, a majority of South African consumers say they are not loyal to store brands, study shows

Health

Tobacco body blames illegal cigarettes

Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 day(s) ago

CEO Francois van der Merwe says 60% of illicit cigarettes in SA are produced locally and about 30% smuggled from Zimbabwe

Energy

Power system constrained, says Eskom

Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 day(s) ago

Power system expected to be very tight over the evening peaks of the next few days but risk of load-shedding for Monday and Tuesday is medium to low, power utility warns

Industrials

Defy launches R120m fridge production line in East London

Defy employees work on the factory line in Wilsonia in this September 2011 file photo: Picture: SOWETAN
2 day(s) ago

Company has invested R500m in expanding factories in SA over last three years

Business

Liquidations decreased in October, data show

Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 day(s) ago

Unpaid debt decreases, with total number of liquidations down 11.9% year on year in October

Opinion

New exam for CAs aims to mend profession

Picture: THINKSTOCK

SA’s CAs are being called upon to demonstrate that they are not just knowledge experts but are also competent business leaders

Opinion

ON WORK: Taming the profanities but not the forex trading morality

Traders swear every bit as much as they always did

Energy

Eskom admits another coal-storage silo at Majuba is cracked

Majuba power station. Picture: ESKOM
6 day(s) ago

Eskom admits another one of its coal-storage silos is cracked and has been taken out of use and barricaded for safety reasons

Energy

Industry ‘must cut 10% of power usage’

Majuba power station. Picture: ESKOM
3 day(s) ago

Eskom declares power emergency for industrial customers, requiring them to immediately reduce usage

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