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    Anglo American extends SA investment commitment to R100bn

    ANGLO American expected to exceed its five-year investment target in South Africa in which it would spend some R100bn by 2022 – R15bn more than previously forecast. The additional expenditure was part of the roll-out of new technologies such as its green hydrogen haul fleet and bulk ore...
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    New 228 kW Audi S3

    Audi has whipped the wraps off its new S3, which is again offered in Sportback and Sedan guises. Based on the fourth-generation A3 (and surely again sharing much with the upcoming Volkswagen Golf 8 R), the new S3 twins draw their urge from the VW Group’s familiar turbocharged 2,0-litre...
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    Zindzi Mandela, 59, has died

    Zindzi Mandela, the eldest daughter of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has died. Several media houses are reporting confirmation that Mandela died suddenly. Mandela died in a Johannesburg hospital during the early hours of the Monday morning, SABC News is reporting. An official at the Nelson...
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    Anglo on lockdown: 'We care for workers and the economy'

    Anglo American has defended its decision to continue operations at its Kumba Iron Ore Sishen mine in the Northern Cape during the national lockdown. Anglo American has summoned mineworkers back to work at the Sishen iron ore mine in the Northern Cape after getting approval from the minister of...
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    Mining industry comes to a standstill

    ‘This would be unprecedented in the history of mining in South Africa,’ said Roger Baxter South Africa’s iconic mines, from the ever-deepening gold shafts on which the economy was founded to massive iron ore pits and rich platinum seams, are about to go silent. From midnight Thursday, all...
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    Self-centred, men more likely to own Audi, BMW or Mercedes

    Drivers of fancy German cars are jerks, conclude researchers from the University of Nevada after conducting a social experiment. Drivers of expensive cars are less likely to allow pedestrians to cross than those who drive relatively affordable ones, according to a study by researchers from the...
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    DA's Steenhuisen condemns De Klerk comments on apartheid

    The unity of the people of South Africa black and white is being undermined by those who perpetuate the falls and the backward motion of white supremacy, which manifests itself in sporadic ranks of racial bigotry. There are still those South Africans who are still on the belief that apartheid...
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    Amplats names Natascha Viljoen as its first female CEO

    When Natascha Viljoen takes over as chief executive officer of Anglo American Platinum in April, she will be the only woman running a major precious-metals mining company. Mining remains male-dominated, despite efforts by companies including BHP Group to increase the presence of women in their...
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    Glencore to exit SA coal mining in as little as 15 years

    Big companies are moving away from coal mining. I hope governments will ensure these companies are still liable for the long-term residual and latent impacts of coal mining. GLENCORE will allow its coal reserves to deplete in order to meet its scope 3 targets which is to reduce greenhouse gas...
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    Anglo American to exit SA’s thermal coal

    Thermal coal is no longer attractive Global miner Anglo American will decide this year whether to sell its South African thermal coal business, Chief Executive Mark Cutifani told Reuters on Monday. Anglo American and other mining companies have come under growing pressure to reduce their...
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    SAPS had improper deal with Tracker : Mkhwebane

    Vehicle tracking and recovery company Tracker "improperly benefited" from the use of state resources as a result of its agreements with the police (SAPS). The complainant charged that police used resources - including police officials, police vehicles and aircraft - for the benefit of Tracker...
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    Anglo American brings diversity to executive in big shake-up

    Anglo American plc has announced the appointment of veteran executive Nolitha Fakude and Kumba Iron Ore chief executive Themba Mkhwanazi to its executive management in a major shake-up announced yesterday. Chief executive Mark Cutifani said the group would bring diversity to its top...
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    Remembering Lily Mine tragedy

    Today marks exactly three years since Pretty Nkambule, Solomon Nyirenda and Yvonne Mnisi fell into a sinkhole at the Mpumalanga mine. The Mineral Resources Department says that it is supporting all efforts by the new Lily Mine owners to find a container in which three miners have been trapped...
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    City of Tshwane GladAfrica Contract Irregular - Auditor General

    The City of Tshwane has confirmed that the Auditor-General has found that the controversial GladAfrica contract was irregular. According to the leaked final report by the Auditor-General, the R317 million already paid to the built environment consultancy firm in a R12 billion tender was not...
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    Watch: Man critical after BMW smashes into lane divider in Cape Town

    :oops:Goodness me The driver of a BMW, who lost control of his vehicle and crashed on the N1 in Century City in an apparent "street race", is in a critical condition. ER24 paramedics found the man, 26, and took him to hospital in the early hours of Monday, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring...
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    SA’s festive season road death toll rises to 1612

    Pretoria - South Africa’s festive season road death toll increased by 5.6 percent, versus the same period last year, to 1612. This and other shocking statistics were announced during the preliminary Festive Season Road Safety report, delivered on Wednesday by Transport Minister Dr Blade...
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    "Zille violated Constitution", Public Protector

    Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found that Western Cape Premier Helen Zille violated the executive members ethics code by exposing herself to the risk of a conflict of interest by offering assistance to a workshop programme involving her son in 2014. ANC member of the Western Cape...
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    "Mbalula violated Constitution", Public Protector

    The Public Protector has found that a trip taken by Fikile Mbalula to Dubai in 2017, when he was the minister of sports and recreation, was paid for by a company that does business with sport governing body Sascoc, creating a conflict of interest. Speaking during the release of a number of her...
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    6 reasons why Eskom is load shedding

    Cape Town - As the country once again experiences rolling scheduled blackouts for the third time this year, energy analyst Chris Yelland explained to Fin24 what he thinks the real reasons are.
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