Category: Business

Shared understanding necessary for success
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Shared understanding necessary for success

As South Africa’s mining industry enters 2021, the key role-players remain fragmented in terms of ambition and purpose. As a result, many operations are in slow decay and on course for premature closure, with unnecessary and avoidable loss of mineral resources, jobs and opportunities to follow. Countries, communities and corporations that excel are those that...

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Embracing enterprise supplier development benefits all

It was Don Ncube, one of the pioneers of black economic empowerment (BEE), who once quipped: “You cannot talk about South Africa without talking about the mining industry.” He made this comment at the launch of a BEE vehicle he led, Real Africa Investments Ltd (RAIL), in 1994. His comment was in response to a...

Nedbank’s YES to jobs and a greener planet
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Nedbank’s YES to jobs and a greener planet

Youth unemployment has become one of the single most challenging aspects of South African society, according to Nedbank chief executive Mike Brown. In the first quarter of 2019, Statistics South Africa released devastating figures on unemployment, showing that young people aged between 15 and 24 are the most vulnerable in the South African labour market with...

Total South Africa Celebrates its Commitment to Transformation
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Total South Africa Celebrates its Commitment to Transformation

Total South Africa is proud to announce that it has been awarded a Level One Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) rating in terms of the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice. This score has been achieved through a targeted and dedicated transformation strategy since 2003, when Total became the first energy company in South Africa to...

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