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Fin24.com | Numsa unyielding as Seifsa withdraws offer

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
Seifsa's withdrawal of its "final" wage offer in the metals and engineering industries would not weaken Numsa's resolve, says the union.

Fin24.com | Platinum belt: Work return going smoothly

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
Miners returning to work after the protracted platinum strike are going through their check-ups and training updates by the mines, says Amcu.

Fin24.com | World Bank review shows flaws in safeguards

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
The World Bank has systemic defects in its procedures to ensure that people and the environment are not harmed in development projects, according to a review.

Fin24.com | Ramatlhodi: State keen to drill for shale gas

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
The state has a keen interest in drilling for shale gas itself, to help end historic injustices, says Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi.

Fin24.com | Expel Israeli ambassador - Numsa

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
The Israeli ambassador to South Africa should be expelled, demands the National Union of Metalworkers of SA.

Fin24.com | Switch off and save electricity - Eskom

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
Eskom says that it is possible to avoid power cuts if everybody saves electricity, adding that people should also report illegal electricity connections.

Fin24.com | UK energy sector under pressure

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
British energy companies are under pressure to improve the way they announce outages or capacity reductions.

Fin24.com | SA's tourism business performance dips

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
SA’s tourism business performance dipped in the second quarter, with actual performance somewhat worse than expected, according to an index.

Fin24.com | Don’t bank on the Brics Bank just yet

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
The Brics Bank will prosper only if its members' economies do the same, says Daniel Silke.

Fin24.com | Consumers may be in for another petrol shock

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
The Automobile Association says that the petrol price could increase by close to 30 cents per litre, owing largely to the exchange rate.

Fin24.com | NPA to go after e-toll offenders

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
The National Prosecuting Authority has appointed two prosecutors to work with the SA National Roads Agency Limited relating to non-payment of e-tolls.

Fin24.com | Trade activity picks up slightly - Sacci

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
The Trade Activity Index has increased slightly by two index points to 52 in June, according to the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Fin24.com | EU urges minimum wage

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
Designated European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he is working towards the introduction of a minimum social wage in each member state.

Fin24.com | Numsa set to widen strike as talks deadlock

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
Hopes to end a damaging strike by metalworkers have been dashed after negotiations with the National Union of Metalworkers of SA and employers failed.

Fin24.com | UK inflation takes a surprise jump in June

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
British inflation has unexpectedly surged to a five-month high last month and house prices continues to accelerate.

Fin24.com | Parliament to debate budget votes

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
The ANC says it is looking forward to the tabling of budget policy statements by government departments, as public committees are set to start the process.

Fin24.com | Metal bosses withdraw wage offer

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
A two-week strike by metalworkers is likely to drag on as the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa withdrew its final wage offer.

Fin24.com | Brics neutrality on Ukraine a diplomatic win

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
A summit of the Brics group of emerging market countries will abstain from criticising Russia's recent actions in Ukraine.

Fin24.com | WTO faults US over duties on China

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
World Trade Organisation judges say the US broke its rules in imposing hefty duties on Chinese products that Washington argues enjoyed government subsidies.

Fin24.com | India slaps $579m penalty on Reliance

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
India has announced a penalty of $579m on the country's largest private firm, Reliance Industries, for failing to meet gas commitment for the fourth year in a row.

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