• Impala Platinum half-year refined output hit by worsening power cuts

    Impala Platinum half-year refined output hit by worsening power cuts0

    Impala Platinum’s output of refined platinum group metal (PGM) fell 9% year-on-year in the second half of 2022 as power cuts and a furnace rebuild hit smelter operations, the company said on Friday. In a production update, Impala said it had lost an estimated 38,000 refined PGM ounces, nearly 3% of total refined output, due

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  • Cosatu joins calls to scrap VAT from chicken

    Cosatu joins calls to scrap VAT from chicken0

    Move to assist hard-pressed consumers hit hard by rising food prices Cosatu has joined growing calls for government to zero-rate chicken products, saying this will cushion the poor. If government heeds thecall to remove VAT from chicken on the shelves, consumers will pay 15% less for this product… Original Story by www.sowetanlive.co.za

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  • Transnet to increase tugboat capacity at Durban port after breakdowns

    Transnet to increase tugboat capacity at Durban port after breakdowns0

    Only three of Durban’s five tugboats are functioning, as Transnet attempts to address the situation to ensure minimal disruption. The vessels are essential for berthing large ships by towing or pushing them towards the harbour. Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) said there have been a number of breakdowns to its tugboats in the past week and

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