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PGM PRODUCERS: Major shake-up at Zimplats…as management squabbles explode

  • Date: 05-10-19
  • Category: PGM PRODUCERS
  • Source: The Zimbabwean Mail

PLATINUM miner Zimplats has been seized with perennial management squabbles resulting in a major shake-up, that saw the demotion of some top managers, Zim Morning Post have learnt.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Fedusa slams Perx over retrenchments and proposed salary reductions

  • Date: 05-10-19
  • Category: SOUTH AFRICA
  • Source: Eye Witness News

JOHANNESBURG – The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) has slammed telecommunications company Perx's plans to retrench over 400 workers it outsourced from Telkom over 15 months ago.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Peugeot sees stronger-than-expect demand for electric 208, CEO says

GRANDOLA, Portugal – Peugeot had planned to build about 10 percent of its new 208 small car with battery power, but early demand for the EV -- called the e-208 -- suggests that figure may be much higher, the French automaker’s CEO said.

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ESKOM: Brexit-type clock ticks for Eskom

  • Date: 04-10-19
  • Category: ESKOM
  • Source: Mail and Guardian

The smart money is already leaving the country ahead of two looming dates on the economics calendar, a news agency reported this week.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Billions to Disappear as Britain Goes Electric and Loses Fuel Taxes

Britain needs a new approach to taxing motorists as the move toward electrical vehicles threatens billions of pounds of government revenue, a think tank warned.

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AUTO PRODUCTION: Car Exports Are Racing to a Record in South Africa

Vehicle exports from South Africa, the continent’s largest automaker, could reach a record 140 billion rand ($9.25 billion) in 2019, partially offsetting a drop in domestic sales.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Mark Cutifani’s vision to reboot SA mining

There was a sense at the Joburg Indaba on Thursday that mining’s long-predicted date with the undertaker may have been postponed.

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RHODIUM: Rhodium price rally forecast to continue on firm demand, constrained supply

  • Date: 04-10-19
  • Category: RHODIUM
  • Source: Mining Weekly

In the 1990s, it was unlikely that sisters and tennis sensations Venus and Serena Williams would be mentioned without referencing their father and coach at the time, Richard Williams.

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