Posted on: May 7, 2013 by admin
For a long time, the West Rand of Johannesburg has been considered a major contributor in the industrial sector of Johannesburg. Not only is it home to some of the most densely populated industrial parks in the city, but it also holds some of the most successful mining companies in the area. Areas such as Randfontein and Carletonville (although not traditionally viewed as part of the immediate ‘West Rand’ of Johannesburg, it is linked via mining resources and economic trade) are recognized as two of the most successful mining areas in the country, known for the mining of a variety of valuable resources such as gold, silver, smaller diamond mines, and steel ore.
Posted on: June 26, 2012 by admin
Julie-Ann Amos, one of the UK’s leading business consultants, authors and personal business experts, (having authored multiple books on business management and personal business skills) gives the following advice to individuals involved in business on how to manage their body language, which is a key aspect of any relationship.
The following is an excerpt from an article written by Amos on the use an importance of body language and the different uses that relate to specific industries and situations. BodyLanguageExpert.co.uk published the article in question on November 15th 2010:
“It’s tempting to lump all body language together when talking about the business environment but this would be a big mistake. Just as accepted non-verbal behaviours vary depending on the social culture or environment, so too do accepted non-verbal behaviours vary based on the culture of an individual business. If you want to determine the most effective...
Posted on: April 3, 2012 by adminLet the President explain it to you:
Posted on: February 14, 2012 by admin“The bill in its current form is clearly open to abuse. It provides for wide-ranging powers, relating to the classification (of information),” said Abramjee.
Posted on: January 12, 2012 by adminDiesel flowed through Transnet's new multi-product pipeline (NMPP) from Durban to Heidelberg for the first time on Wednesday.
Posted on: December 14, 2011 by adminThe Federal Reserve on Tuesday warned that turmoil in Europe presents a big risk to the US economy, leaving the door open to possible further steps to boost growth even though it noted a somewhat stronger labour market.
Posted on: December 7, 2011 by adminIT IS BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR REFUSE COLLECTIONS DURING THE FESTIVE SEASON Pikitup the City of Joburg’s waste management entity would like to assure all Johannesburg residents and business owners that refuse collection services will continue right through the holiday period, from Friday, 16 December (Day of Reconciliation) to Monday, 26 December (Day of Goodwill) as well as on Monday 02 January a day after New Year’s Day. Pikitup garden sites will also be fully operational on during the public holidays except on Sunday, 25 December (Christmas Day). Residents are also reminded that clean builders’ rubble can be disposed free of charge at any of the city’s four landfill sites namely, Robinson Deep, Marie Louise, Goudkoppies and Ennerdale. For information on Pikitup’s refuse collection schedule this festive season, residents can contact Joburg Connect on 011 375 5555 or send an e-mail to email@example.com. Issued by: Pikitup For more...
Posted on: November 29, 2011 by adminFewer companies closed down in October 2011 compared to the same month last year, Statistics SA said on Monday. "The number of liquidations for October 2011 decreased by 7.6% (from 393 to 363) compared with the same month in 2010," the agency reported. Stats SA said liquidations took place when the affairs of a company or close corporation were wound up because its liabilities exceeded its assets, and the matter was resolved either voluntarily or by a court order. The number of liquidations for the first 10 months of 2011 dropped by 14.6% year-on-year - from 3 323 to 2 838. Insolvencies - where an individual or partnership is unable to pay debt and is placed under final sequestration - declined in September, Stats SA said. "The number of insolvencies for September 2011 decreased by 33.9% (from 369 to 244) compared with September 2010." Insolvency figures are issued a month later than liquidation figures. The total number...
Posted on: November 14, 2011 by adminBy May next year the SA National Roads Agency (Sanral) may no longer be able to pay its debts. This could occur if plans to introduce toll fees on Gauteng freeways from February go awry and if the tolling policy uncertainty persists. Government will then be responsible for the debt, on the one hand because it directly guarantees the bonds through which Sanral borrows money in the capital market for its project, and on the other because it is the only shareholder in Sanral. Sanral financial director Inge Mulder said the agency had suspended its monthly bond auction because there had been little appetite for it in September and investors had indicated that they regarded clarity on toll policies as critical. Transport Minister Posted in Uncategorized | Comments 0
Posted on: October 13, 2011 by adminThe South African Reserve Bank's (SARB) dollar-denominated holdings of gold and foreign assets fell by US$1.724 billion to US$49.725 billion in September from US$51.449 billion in August, data released by the Reserve Bank on Friday shows. Net reserves declined $1.195 billion to $47.930 billion from $49.125 billion previously. Foreign exchange reserves were down $814 million to $40.419 billion, while gold reserves also fell $827 million to $6.514 billion. The SARB reported its special drawing rights (SDRs) holdings - an interest-bearing international asset created by the IMF allocated in terms of a member's quota, which is based on its relative size in the world economy - at $2.792 billion from $2.876 billion the month before. The forward position was $6.212 billion from $5.801 in August, while foreign deposits received were at -$8.008 billion from -$8.125 previously. The SARB said the gross gold and foreign exchange reserves and the international liquidity position (ILP) decreased by $1.7 billion...