Follow up: Protest action ends at ArcelorMittal, as agreement reached

The protest action against ArcelorMittal SA has finally drawn to a conclusion, with the steel giant reaching a…

Intensifying strikes and a mix of violence—ArcelorMittal and NUMSA update

This comes after the Labour Court dismissed AMSA’s interdict application to bring strike action to a…

ArcelorMittal on Newcastle’s blast furnace reline and its local benefits

AMSA is committed to investing in its assets. This included long-lead items for the Newcastle Works’…

Strikes at ArcelorMittal will not continue, despite NUMSA’s claims

According to NUMSA, they have rejected an offer of a 5% increase from AMSA management, claiming…

Strike action expected at ArcelorMittal Newcastle, Vanderbijlpark, Pretoria

Protest action is expected at AMSA's Vanderbijlpark, Pretoria and Newcastle branches' main gates on Wednesday, 11 May 2022.

Evotel’s Bradley Bekker discusses fibre: The new utility

There is no dispute that the need for fibre infrastructure is becoming a necessity for all…

ArcelorMittal Newcastle clears allegations around outsourcing claims

ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) Newcastle Works branch has contributed significantly to the various communities for decades. 

ArcelorMittal SA temporarily closes one of its blasts furnaces

This follows ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) having to close one of its furnaces for three weeks due to…

Record-breaking fuel prices this April. Gov looking at ways to help

According to the Automobile Association (AA), the price of petrol is expected to go up by between…

KZN Finance MEC 2022/2023 budget speech summary

KwaZulu-Natal Finance MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube highlighted numerous factors impacting the province and developments in the pipeline.

Russia – Ukraine impact on South Africa, Minister says there are positives

The rising oil price and supply constraints around wheat pose upside risks to food and headline…

How healthy is the farming sector in 2022? SAAI and AfriForum speak to us

Therefore, it would come as no surprise to learn that South Africa currently holds 32 000…

Bumpy ride ahead Newcastillians, says Chief Economist for Investec

Driven by constant political conflict, global events and a notorious crime rate—South Africa feels as though…

“50 Newcastle factories have already left”, but that’s not where it ends

Silently brewing on the outskirts of Newcastle, Northern KwaZulu-Natal sits a ticking time bomb in the…

Newcastillians question’s answered by ArcelorMittal regarding profit vs pocket

During a press briefing on 10 February 2022, AMSA stated that the fiscal year ended 31 December 2021 was its…

Ukraine crisis could see petrol price jump to R25 a litre soon

For South Africa, which imports oil instead of exploring and extracting its own, higher oil prices…

This is how much more you will pay for alcohol and tobacco products 

Smokers and drinkers will now be forking out extra cash for their favourite brands of smokes…

Tax relief for households as Finance Minister tables maiden budget

National Treasury affirmed that it would not increase taxes this year, ensuring taxpayers don’t have to reach…

Absurd increases will lead to record-high fuel prices in March

Massive fuel price increases of well over R1 per litre are expected for all fuel grades…

Cannabis industry to flourish with mega investment opportunities available

SA's economy has been battered, with an ever-increasing unemployment rate. However, a light at the end…

Extensive update on ArcelorMittal South Africa’s growth and stability

According to a press briefing, earlier today, ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) consistently demonstrates significant growth and stability.

Nestlé recalls certain Kit Kat chocolates that may contain glass

Nestlé South Africa is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited number of KIT KAT chocolates due…

Major petrol price increase on 1 February

South African motorists to feel the pinch at the pumps from Wednesday, 1 February 2022, when prices…

Government accepts R11.4 billion loan, despite overwhelming debt

South Africa's request for a $750 million (R11.4 billion) development policy loan has been approved by…

From fuel to food, how did the year-end inflation impact us?

Consumer inflation in 2021, according to Stats SA, was 4,5%, higher than the averages for 2020…

Shoprite answers your questions on their daily in-store food wastage

"Almost unimaginable in a country entrenched in poverty—South Africa throws away 10 million tonnes of food…

ArcelorMittal SA confirms injury at Newcastle Works

"Earlier this afternoon, ArcelorMittal South Africa confirmed that a Newcastle Works employee was seriously injured on 4 January 2022."

Space here we come. South Africa readies to launch satellite constellation

With great excitement, on 13 January 2022, South Africa will be contributing to the scientific world and…

The average idiot needs Elon Musk, and he needs to know

"If you, like me, were raised in an average home, in a middle-class mentality—then stocks didn't…

1st Papers released from Zondo Commission. SAA & SARS highlighted

Ramaphosa described the 1st part of the State Capture report as a "defining moment" in the country's…

Forget cremation, aquamation is the new body disposal system

"Aquamation is a new cremation method that uses water. It's described by Avbob as a green alternative to flame-based…

DA celebrates as expropriation of land Bill declined

"204 MPs voted in support of the bill, 145 voted against it. A two-thirds majority requires…

Eskom applies to increase electricity prices by 20.5%

"Eskom's Chief Financial Officer confirmed that Eskom has applied for a 20.5% increase in electricity prices…

ArcelorMittal SA address social media claims concerning employment

"Allegations made via social media see ArcelorMittal South Africa (Newcastle Works) denying that the company does not employ…

Large jump in Petrol prices as of 1 December 2021

"South African motorists can bank on having to dig much deeper into those wallets for fuel…

Eskom’ crisis’ can be resolved, states Gordhan

According to Pravin Gordhan, SA will need to add a few thousand megawatts of electricity to…

Repair work to Memel Road continues; here’s the update

"In October, Memel farmers, led by Beukes Willemse, launched a project to fill and repair potholes on the…

BATSA demands R28 per pack of cigarettes to oust illegal products

"According to BATSA, the illegal cigarette industry deprives the South African economy of billions of Rand in…

Criminals loving loadshedding. Here are “Eskom-Friendly” products to help

"Apart from the endless frustration and loss to the country—Eskom's 13-year loadshedding is driving up SA's…

This is why Diesel prices are about to jump R1.48 per litre

"The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced the impending massive fuel price increase, which will take…

New PwC study reveals what year-end and 2022 holds

"PwC, a professional services firm, has released its latest economic outlook for South Africa, highlighting how…

R500 million investment ploughed into KZN by Tetra Pak

"The Swedish food packaging and processing firm, Tetra Pak, invests R500 million in its Pinetown facility."

Social Media gets involved in upcoming municipal elections

"This comes on the heels of the Commission and MMA agreeing to work with Google, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok to combat…

Alcohol sales prohibited on 1 November 2021—Beer Assoc frothing

"On 1 November 2021, due to the municipal elections, the government has halted alcohol sales for 24…

A dramatic spike in petrol prices forecast. Read more here

"According to the AA, the current picture shows fuel up 99 cents a litre/ Diesel and paraffin…

Welcoming Newcastle AME (BMG Group) MD, Donavan Govender

"Donavan Govender is transforming its long-standing branch in Vlam Crescent, Newcastle, to AME (Africa Maintenance Equipment)."

Eskom is the world’s most polluting company, says CREA

"CREA states that Eskom’s emissions surpass the total power sector emissions of any country in the…

Your Anti-Vaxxer videos will be removed, says YouTube

"Due to Anti-Vaxxers continually promoting non-scientific and nonsense content, Google's sister product, YouTube, has said no…

SAA returns to the skies, learn the new rules, rates and info here

"South African Airlines (SAA) returned to the skies with customers celebrating the return travel, with more…

Full insight on Eskom’s Majuba Rail and its ridiculous journey

"Eskom yet again finds itself in the proverbial hot seat, due to challenges concerning the Majuba…