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PGM PRODUCERS: Sibanye-Stillwater had no intent of improving Marikana miners' lives - Mathunjwa

JOHANNESBURG - The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has dismissed mining giant Sibanye-Stillwater’s reasons for the planned axing of over 5,000 workers.

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ESKOM: Eskom: These huge changes are on the horizon, as ANC vow to restructure

  • Date: 02-10-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: The South African

The ANC have emerged from their most-recent NEC meeting, with Eskom dominating the agenda this week. Suspicions were rife that the government would have to yield to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s strict fiscal blueprint, which went as far as to suggest selling off power plants in South Africa.

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APPOINTMENT: Bushveld Minerals Appoints Lonmin Executive As Finance Director

  • Date: 02-10-19
  • Category: APPOINTMENT
  • Source: Morning Star

(Alliance News) - Bushveld Minerals Ltd said Tuesday it has appointed Tanyaradzwa Chikanza as finance director with immediate effect.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Sibanye ‘lying’ about need for layoffs – Amcu’s Mathunjwa

Lonmin made a net profit of R68 billion year-on-year from 2017 to 2018, he said, adding that job cuts have nothing to do with financial losses.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla Model 3 passes VW Polo as No. 1 seller in Dutch market

Tesla's Model 3 has moved past the Volkswagen Polo to become the best-selling model in the Netherlands.

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AUTO NEWS: Toyota Establishes Joint Research Institute with China's Tsinghua University

  • Date: 02-10-19
  • Category: AUTO NEWS
  • Source: Just Auto

Toyota says it is to establish a 'Joint Research Institute' with China's Tsinghua University. Through the Joint Research Institute, the two plan to conduct various research together over the next five years.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Mathunjwa decries government snubbing AMCU's elective congress

  • Date: 02-10-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Eye Witness News

JOHANNESBURG - The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) on Tuesday decried government ministers’ snubbing of its elective congress last week.

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CHROME: The great Samancor ‘heist’

  • Date: 02-10-19
  • Category: CHROME
  • Source: Daily Maverick

Theft and corruption totalling over $500-million (about R7.5-billion now) is being alleged in court proceedings pitting workers against Samancor Chrome, one of South Africa’s major privately-owned mining and minerals processing companies, and its previous owner and chair, Croatian billionaire Danko Končar.

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