Daily Archives: June 6, 2013

Energy solutions company denies tender claims

Tasol Solar Energy Solutions (TSES) has denied being awarded the multi-million rand tender at the centre of court a case brought by Numsa against Joburg City Power.

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CCMA calls for more Telkom talks

A strike would be the last resort as a solution should be found at the negotiating table, Solidarity spokesman Marius Croucamp said in a statement.

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Join the fight against cybercrime

The dangers are real and can no longer be ignored. We need to face our vulnerability, take responsibility, and do something about it – a message from the Internet Safety Campaign (ISC) organisers.

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Lack of funding scuppers Limpopo school exams

Chaos reigns in Limpopo schools after mid-year examinations were postponed due to a lack of funds, Beeld newspaper reported.

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Concourt to rule on rates

The Constitutional Court will decide whether to grant Western Cape rural landowners leave to appeal a Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ruling.

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NWest farmers battling drought

Farmers in the central part of North West province have suffered damages amounting to almost R2 billion due to the prevailing drought conditions, Beeld reported.

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Millions of illegal cigarettes were recovered at Belabela

Authorities from the South African Police Service recovered illegal Dullahs, Mega and Remington Gold cigarettes with a street value of R2,2 million. The cigarettes which were non-compliant with the Tobacco

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Global mining faces crisis: Report

The global mining industry is facing a market confidence crisis, a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report has found.

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Long awaited keyboard Blackberrys hit US stores

BlackBerrys with physical keyboards are now available in the U.S., months after the touch-screen versions went on sale.

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US consider tougher rules for money funds

Investors could lose principal from money market investment funds that perform poorly under regulations proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission. But the change would affect mainly institutional rather than individual investors.

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IMF admits notable failures in Greek bailout

The International Monetary Fund acknowledged on Wednesday that it made “notable failures” in the Greek bailout, underestimating how much the austerity measures it pushed would pinch the country’s already faltering economy.

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Treasury appoints banks for foreign currency loan

TREASURY has appointed Standard Bank, Deutsche Bank and Rand Merchant Bank as joint-lead managers and Investec as co-lead manager for the issuance of a foreign currency loan, it said yesterday.

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Banning labour brokers would be disastrous: reports

Labour experts have described moves by ANC MPs to oppose parts of the Labour Relations Amendment Bill as “disastrous”, Business Day reported.

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Improve worker literacy – analyst

South Africa should invest in improving workers’ economic literacy to strengthen the country’s labour relations, an analyst has said. read more

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