"SA" tag

Steel firm’s furnace reline now finished

ARCELORMITTAL SA said on Friday‚ in an operational update for the third quarter ended September‚ that the relining of a blast furnace at its Newcastle works – which began in May – was completed‚ paving the way for higher production.

AGONISING WAIT: Long queues at Sassa paypoints continue to be a problem for elderly and disabled people waiting for their social grants every month Picture: MARK ANDREWS

Sassa tender won’t be easy picking this time

IT HAS been one of the most controversy-plagued tenders around.

Sasol CEO David Constable speaks to the media on the company’s results in Rosebank yesterday. The liquid fuels, chemicals and low-carbon electricity producer saw operating profit for the period rise 9%. Pic: MARTIN RHODES

Sasol invests R97bn in US plant

ENERGY giant Sasol will invest $8.9-billion (R97.4-billion)  into an ethane cracker and derivatives complex at Lake Charles‚ Louisiana in the United States,  which will strengthen its position in the global chemicals market.

General Motors  assembly plant in Port Elizabeth .
 Picture: Michael Pinyana

Take a lesson from Oz motor industry oblivion

SOUTH Africa’s motor industry must avoid following its Australian counterpart into oblivion, or risk losing not only tens of thousands of jobs but also scarce manufacturing skills.

Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi

SA prepared for Ebola

South Africa is prepared for a potential case of Ebola, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

Thousands march worldwide for rhino, elephant protection. Picture:  AFP

Global march to save rhinos and elephants

THOUSANDS marched in Africa and around the world on Saturday world Saturday to pressure governments to do more to stop the poaching industry that many fear is driving rhinos and elephants to the brink of extinction.  

Dilai Lama

Dalai Lama accuses SA of ‘bullying’

The Dalai Lama on Thursday accused South Africa of “bullying a simple person” after authorities failed to give him a visa to attend a summit of Nobel peace laureates.

Anele Nkoyi

SA must unshackle chains that prevent free education

SINCE my arrival at an institution of higher learning in 2008 until my departure in last year, and even today,

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