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By Johan Olivier, Partner at Webber Wentzel On 24 April 2019, the Registrar of Labour Relations (Registrar) announced his intention to cancel the registration of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) in a Government Gazette Notice (Notice). In seeking the cancelation of AMCU's registration, the Registrar acts in terms of…
Economic times are tough, and there is no industry where it is more apparent than in the freight forwarding industry.  Profit margins are low and escalating fuel prices, toll fees and crime are further adding to cost pressures faced by the industry.  “Freight forwarding is a tough industry where price is…
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 13:29

DMR's 2018 Mine Health & Safety Statistics

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by Shane Johnson, Zandile Ncube and Logan Ramotlou (supervised by Kate Collier​) at Webber Wentzel At the beginning of March, the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) released the Mine Health and Safety Statistics (statistics) for 2018​. The DMR compiles and publishes these statistics annually. We have analysed the statistics and highlight some important facts together with…
Engen in partnership with the Department of Energy and the Bushbuckridge local municipality officially launched an Integrated Energy Centre (IeC) in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga on 12 April.South Africa’s Department of Energy (DoE) gave a mandate to all major South African oil companies to contribute towards job creation and community development. As…
54 on Bath’s fine-dining and elegant Level Four restaurant (https://www.tsogosun.com/level-four) is on point as ever with a fresh new Winter menu and a new dining experience at the ‘Chef’s Table’. “We’re inspired by the seasons with every new menu we create. This menu offers meals that suit the winter weather…
Reading remains an essential ingredient for children to improve their literacy, further their education and to brighten their future. Resultantly, reading is foundational to advance ones quality of life. This is something that Professor Yusuf Karodia the founder of MANCOSA understands fully.   Greyville Primary School situated in Durban, was…
MullenLowe South Africa recently added a new business win to its ever increasing portfolio of clients. The Schick account win builds on the agency’s personal care experience, and in this particular case a brand within the men’s grooming category which truly echoes the agency’s very own challenger approach to brand communication. “Shick’s…
“Like a girl” a phrase, that historically represented something negative, has been turned on its’ head over the years and become symbolic of girl power and women’s empowerment in general. Today more than ever, women are going boldly in the direction of their dreams and desires- bulldozing stereotypes with a…
The Husqvarna Classic Mid-Illovo MTB Challenge & Trail Run on Sunday (28 April) will have a new look and a new winner in both the men's and women's MTB races. With both last year's champions, Julian Jessop and Christie-Leigh Hearder, committed to other events, there are sure to be two…
For over 20 years, Rockwell Automation 1336 Drives have delivered the drive control required across Mozal, an aluminium smelter near Maputo, Mozambique. Now the industrial automation leader is in the final phase of upgrading this plant-wide drive layer with its Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 755 AC Drives, bringing the feature-rich functionality of…
Months of preparation and weeks of meetings culminated into an amazing and explosive morning where the elderly in our community were honoured by various Ladies groups at the NMJ Hall in Hendry Road, Durban on Wednesday 17 April 2019.  One thousand three hundred elders were transported by private taxis, buses…
SICK Automation is a world leading manufacturer of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products. The next step for safety – this core idea therefore underpins the entire design of the deTec4 safety light curtain from SICK. Safety light curtains for the prevention of machine accidents are, in terms of…

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