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Nuclear energy will play bigger part in power mix

A new version of the government’s integrated resource plan (IRP)‚ which projects future electricity demand and suggests options for the…

INDUSTRY BITES: Arcelormittal SA, the latest casualty of plunging steel prices, said it would mothball two operations and review the viability of its largest steel mill

Falling prices crippling ArcelorMittal

Arcelormittal SA on Monday became the latest casualty of plunging steel prices and slowing demand‚ saying it would mothball two…

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Unlocking the potential of global investment

South African investors invested in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) over the last 15 years would have done extremely well…

PUSH IT UP: The SA motor industry is set to hit new vehicle production records this year. However, VW SA managing director Thomas Schaefer says it must double current production volumes if it is to become more self-sufficient  Picture: EGUENE COETZEE

Vehicle makers urged to ‘ramp it up’

The South African motor industry must more than double current vehicle production volumes if it expects to ever become self-sufficient‚…

WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY: Woolworths yesterday  reported a surge in full-year operating profit, helped significantly by its acquisition of David Jones Picture: ROBERT TSHABALALA

Consumers face price hikes for staple foods

South Africans might find filling their food baskets a tough task in coming months as the prices of household staples –…

RED FLAG: Statistician-general Pali Lehohla says  the 1.3% annualised contraction in GDP is sobering for policymakers targeting growth of more than 5% through the National Development Plan
 Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO

Shock shrinkage could halt hikes

A shock contraction in the economy in the second quarter poses a quandary for the South African Reserve Bank.

TAILSPIN: The rand dipped to a record low against the dollar on Monday prompting the SA Reserve Bank to take the rare step of commenting on the markets
 Picture: ROBBIE TSHABALALA

Reserve Bank might act if rand weakens

The rand sank to a record low against the dollar on Monday as stocks and currencies the world over reeled from…

Minister of Finances Delivers Budget Speech

No ‘equity partner’ for cash-strapped SAA

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has quashed speculation that South African Airways  is in talks that could result in the national carrier…

WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY: Woolworths yesterday  reported a surge in full-year operating profit, helped significantly by its acquisition of David Jones Picture: ROBERT TSHABALALA

Consumers face price hikes for staple foods

South Africans might find filling their food baskets a tough task in coming months as the prices of household staples –…

RED FLAG: Statistician-general Pali Lehohla says  the 1.3% annualised contraction in GDP is sobering for policymakers targeting growth of more than 5% through the National Development Plan
 Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO

Shock shrinkage could halt hikes

A shock contraction in the economy in the second quarter poses a quandary for the South African Reserve Bank.

TAILSPIN: The rand dipped to a record low against the dollar on Monday prompting the SA Reserve Bank to take the rare step of commenting on the markets
 Picture: ROBBIE TSHABALALA

Reserve Bank might act if rand weakens

The rand sank to a record low against the dollar on Monday as stocks and currencies the world over reeled from…

Minister of Finances Delivers Budget Speech

No ‘equity partner’ for cash-strapped SAA

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has quashed speculation that South African Airways  is in talks that could result in the national carrier…

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