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ESKOM: ED, Ramaphosa in energy talks . . . New Eskom deal on cards

  • Date: 08-07-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Zimbabwe Herald

President Mnangagwa yesterday held successful bilateral talks here with his South African counterpart, President Cyril Ramaphosa, to find lasting solutions to Zimbabwe’s power problems, clearing the way for officials from the two countries to meet soon for a new power supply arrangement.

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CHROME: Zimbabwe well-placed to benefit from China’s thirst for chromium

  • Date: 08-07-19
  • Category: CHROME
  • Source: The Africa Report

Beneath the surface of its latest economic crisis, Zimbabwe has been quietly positioning itself as a future major exporter of chromium to the insatiable Chinese market.

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PGM PRODUCERS: Tharisa confident of delivery on 'Project 2020'

  • Date: 08-07-19
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: Proactive Investors

"A tough half but setting the platform to deliver into our second half guidance."

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PGM PRODUCERS: Impala Platinum expects year's output to rise four percent

JOHANNESBURG - Impala Platinum said on Monday it expected refined platinum output for the year to June 30 to increase by four percent to 1,526 kilo ounces (koz) compared with the same period in 2018.

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WAGE NEGOTIATIONS: Platinum giants have two big advantages as wage talks begin

When the world’s biggest platinum miners sit down to hammer out a wage deal with one of SA’s most militant labour unions this week, they will hold two potentially winning cards in reserve: the cash and metal stockpiles to endure a strike.

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WAGE NEGOTIATIONS: Platinum Giants Bolster Positions Before Wage Talks Begin

When the world’s biggest platinum miners sit down to hammer out a wage deal with one of South Africa’s most militant labor unions this week, they’ll hold two potentially winning cards in reserve: the cash and metal stockpiles to endure a strike.

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ZIMBABWE: Emmerson Mnangagwa requests urgent Eskom power supply for Zimbabwe

  • Date: 08-07-19
  • Category: ZIMBABWE
  • Source: Business Live

The crisis is so bad that businesses and homes have to cope with 16-hour cuts a day

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WAGE NEGOTIATIONS: Mathunjwa risks losing AMCU amid questions of identity and direction

THE Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) seems to have reached a plateau after its five-month strike in Sibanye-Stillwater’s gold mines effectively accomplished nothing beyond the impoverishment of its members. This winter’s platinum wage talks will show if it remains a force to be reckoned with or one that is about to hit a dead end.

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