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Steel industry strategic for SA’s growth

Steel adds R26bn to the economic value of SA’s iron ore and if this capacity was lost it would add 1 percent of GDP to SA’s trade deficit.

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‘China’s a 30-year growth story’

British businessman Sir Martin Sorrell remains a “raging bull” on China despite its recent market collapse.

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Coffee, smiles and Wall Street anxiety

Howard Schultz asked his 190 000 Starbucks staff to be extra nice to customers on the day the markets took a hit.

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Barclays’ ‘Brutus’ to fall on his sword?
July 16 2015 at 12:31

There’s widespread speculation that Sir Mike Rake will leave Barclays at the end of the year, writes James Moore.

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Technological advances challenge business
July 16 2015 at 05:53

Rapid advances in technology create entirely new ways of looking at business, writes Pierre Heistein.

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Bright future for black industrialists
July 16 2015 at 05:52

African industrialists deserve a lot of attention from government agencies where the bureaucratic boulevard can sometimes be a little bumpy, writes Anna Mokgokong.

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Leadership decoded - who takes the blame?
July 16 2015 at 05:52

When movement doesn’t happen as it should, the blame can and should almost always be placed at the feet of the top leader, writes Adriaan Groenewald.

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‘You’re in a hole; stop digging’
July 16 2015 at 05:51

Ivan Glasenberg’s message to the global mining industry is a simple one, writes Jeremy Kahn.

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Greece and the politics of debt
July 14 2015 at 05:31

Keeping Greece within the euro zone and the EU is a political question, writes Leonid Bershidsky.

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Nuclear energy misunderstood by vast majority
July 14 2015 at 05:29

At times, it seems like everybody is asked for their opinion on nuclear power except the people who are actually qualified to talk about it, writes Kelvin Kemm.

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Transforming SA’s macho mining culture
July 13 2015 at 17:19

Female miners are battling to make their mark in the mining sector, and face a daily war for their rights underground.

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Benchmarking of ports, pricing systems an art
July 13 2015 at 06:14

Port pricing structures differ in various jurisdictions and even sometimes within the same port or port system, writes Siyabonga Gama.

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Africa needs to search within for solutions
July 12 2015 at 02:59

The future of Africa depends on citizens joining forces to make this continent the powerhouse it ought to be, writes Tony O Elumelu

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