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    Fashion retailer Zara is currently refurbishing and enlarging its flagship store at Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre in Cape Town in order to make it the brand's newest concept store in South Africa, offering a fully integrated experience with zara.com.
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    The Radio Awards honours outstanding achievements across Campus, Community, Public Broadcast, and Commercial radio, setting benchmarks for all stations and professionals to strive towards. Finalists for the general categories have been announced.
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    Supermarkets that are privately-owned and controlled by historically disadvantaged persons (HDP) can immediately access letting space in all shopping centres where a Pick n Pay store has exclusivity provisions in its lease agreement.
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Mining firms with higher ESG ratings outperform the market

Mining companies with higher environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ratings outperformed the broader market during the peak of the Covid-19 crisis...

9 Jun 2021

How to get SA's foreign direct investment in mining right

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in South Africa fell by almost half in 2020, in line with the world-wide downturn caused by the global Covid-19 pandemic...

By Wessel Badenhorst 8 Jun 2021

Thungela starts trading on JSE after unbundling from Anglo American

Thungela Resources started trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) today, marking the completion of its demerger and separation by Anglo American's South African thermal coal assets...

7 Jun 2021

Covid-19 has shown that following the same road will lead the world over a precipice

Despite the tragic deaths, suffering and sadness that it has caused, the pandemic could go down in history as the event that rescued humanity. It has created a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reset our lives and societies onto a sustainable path...

By Ian Goldin 2 Jun 2021

Are businesses ready to attract tomorrow's investors?

Like the mining companies they service, mine suppliers and technology providers should be looking beyond the customer demands of today to remain relevant to the investors of tomorrow...

By Joe Keenan 11 May 2021

Public private collaboration to create a hydrogen valley

The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) is collaborating with companies in the energy sector to carry out a feasibility study to create a hydrogen valley...

1 Apr 2021

Cash-strapped mining companies look for innovative sources of funding

The notoriously cyclical nature of mining, particularly the low commodity prices and weak equity markets of recent years, have made it difficult for junior and exploratory mining companies to secure financing...

By Jason Wilkinson, Wandisile Mandlana, Adéle de Jager & Ivan Vorster 1 Apr 2021

Where a global carbon tax meets a just energy transition

More than half of African companies are delaying their energy transition targets, leaving them in danger of missing the Paris Agreement target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050...

1 Apr 2021

Glencore Ferroalloys launches ESD programme to support local SMMEs

The company launched its first Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) Hub in Rustenburg on 1 March 2021...

12 Mar 2021

Incentivising renewable energy development: moving one step closer, or two steps back?

Recent moves to incentivise renewable energy development in designated areas are welcome, but a new requirement has been introduced which may prove onerous and cause significant delays...

By Kirsty Kilner & Gillian Niven 9 Mar 2021

4 hindrances to increasing mining's GDP contribution in 2021

The collaboration between the South African government and the mining industry led to the sector's rapid recovery from the lockdown restrictions of last year...

8 Mar 2021

#EnergyIndaba: Private investment critical to meet Africa's energy needs

Africa has the potential to harvest 1,000 times more than the continent's projected demands for electricity in 2040 from renewable sources...

By Nicci Botha 2 Mar 2021

#EnergyIndaba: Radically different approach needed to power Africa

If the continent dealt with its access to electricity challenge with the same gusto it is applying to fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, the problem would already be solved...

By Nicci Botha 1 Mar 2021

Government urged to delay procurement of new nuclear power generation until after 2030

The debate around procuring new nuclear capacity for South Africa's unreliable power grid carries on...

26 Feb 2021






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