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Simone Liedtke

Simone Liedtke

Simone Liedtke is a Creamer Media Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

Tel: +2711 622 3744


National Minimum Wage a ‘positive step’ towards stable labour relations in South Africa – Busa

26th November 2018 Business Unity South Africa (Busa) says the signing into law of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Bill is a “positive step” towards stabilising South... 

Mantashe confirms gazetting of Mining Charter 3

27th September 2018 Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe on Thursday confirmed that the Mining Charter 3 had officially been gazetted. Coupled with this, he... 

Draft charter offers opportunity to improve policy certainty, investor perception

7th August 2018 The draft 2018 iteration of the Mining Charter, as well as the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act and social and labour plans... 


Power system recovery to take 30 days, load-shedding risk remains high

3rd August 2018 State-owned Eskom expects it will take up to 30 days for the power system to recover from the effects of the recent industrial action, which... 

MeerKAT radio telescope inaugurated as precursor to larger SKA project

13th July 2018 After a decade in design and construction, the MeerKAT radio telescope, located about 90 km from Canarvon in the Northern Cape, was inaugurated on... 

Index points to cautious business confidence 

10th July 2018 The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (Sacci’s) Business Confidence Index (BCI) declined to 93.7 index points in June, compared with... 

Eskom secures R1.35bn loan from KfW to integrate Northern Cape renewables into the grid

29th June 2018 State-owned Eskom has entered into a R1.35-billion loan facility with German development bank KfW to support further investments in Eskom's... 

Mercedes-Benz to invest R10bn in East London plant expansion

26th June 2018 Automotive manufacturer Mercedes-Benz Cars will invest €600-million, or about R10-billion, to expand its South African subsidiary Mercedes-Benz... 

IEC encourages the youth to register to vote in the 2019 elections

21st June 2018 The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) aims to increase the voter’s roll by about one-million to at least 27-million people before the 2019... 

Govt to deploy support teams to assist distressed municipalities – Nel

21st June 2018 Government is working to ensure that all distressed and dysfunctional municipalities have access to a district support team by December this year,... 

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