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Beneficiation seen as the best way

With its vast mineral reserves, South Africa should turn its focus towards beneficiation to extract the best value from its minerals. Mining Lekgotla speakers agreed that simply mining for export was not enough.


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IDC wins top integrated reporting award

Three years ago, the corporation adopted the globally accepted integrated reporting standard; this year, its efforts were rewarded when it won the top award from Ernst & Young.


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The IDC undertook a number of activities on International Nelson Mandela Day in an outreach aimed at giving back, as well as continuing Madiba's legacy. Staff packed food parcels for crèches, cleaned up a school, prepared meals and built houses.

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Learners get career help

Career choice was explored at an information session held by the IDC at one of its adopted schools in Free State, Kgabareng High School. The other IDC adopted school in the province, Ngwathe Secondary was also invited.


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Foreign direct investment into South Africa increased by 80% in 2013, making the economy again the biggest recipient in Africa, with about $8.2-billion pouring in. 

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