sa pensions tackle neglected mining sector

Mar 31, 2020 The data shows that 29% of corruption reports involve national government, a 2% increase from 2018, while local government counts for 26%, and provincial government 20%. A fifth of the reports, 19%, point a finger at the private sector. As in previous years, most reports were received from Gauteng (47%), followed by KwaZulu-Natal at 10%, and ...

  • CW annual report Public fights corruption in key sectors

    CW annual report Public fights corruption in key sectors

    Mar 31, 2020 The data shows that 29% of corruption reports involve national government, a 2% increase from 2018, while local government counts for 26%, and provincial government 20%. A fifth of the reports, 19%, point a finger at the private sector. As in previous years, most reports were received from Gauteng (47%), followed by KwaZulu-Natal at 10%, and ...

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  • The Berlusconi Pension Reform and the Emerging

    The Berlusconi Pension Reform and the Emerging

    The Berlusconi Pension Reform and the Emerging Double Cleavage in Distributive Politics David Natali and Martin Rhodes The Berlusconi pension reform of 2004 was characterized by identifi-able similarities with the recent past of pensions policy-making, but also by important differences. A core element of continuity was the

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  • Find a Lost Pension and Retirement Benefits Unclaimed

    Find a Lost Pension and Retirement Benefits Unclaimed

    The Pension Search Program, initiated in 1996, attempts to locate those entitled to unclaimed pension benefits. More than 36,000 employees are eligible to claim $300 million in pension benefits from terminated defined benefit pension plans have not been located. The maximum benefit payable is currently over $45,000 per year.

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  • South Africa Key Issues and Challenges Mark Mobius

    South Africa Key Issues and Challenges Mark Mobius

    Mar 16, 2017 While its difficult to make direct comparisons, the private security industry in South Africawith some 9,000 registered companies and more than 400,000 private security guardsis among the worlds largest on a per-capita basis and employs more than the local police. 2 However, crime cannot be attributed only to immigrants and a ...

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  • Fact check The value of public sector pensions BBC News

    Fact check The value of public sector pensions BBC News

    Jun 15, 2011 The TUC says most public sector workers can expect a pension of between 5,000 and 8,000. The Hutton review of public pensions, which recommended the

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  • South African government grants Mining Technology

    South African government grants Mining Technology

    Jun 08, 2018 South African government grants artisanal miners legal permits. The South African Department of Mineral Resources has awarded two mining permits to thousands of artisanal miners, giving them legal access to 500ha of land in Kimberley, Northern Cape. The artisanal miners will have access to 500ha of land in Kimberley, where the Big Hole mine is ...

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  • How To Control Illegal Mining Modern Ghana

    How To Control Illegal Mining Modern Ghana

    Jul 05, 2014 How To Control Illegal Mining. It is now generally acclaimed that the activities of illegal gold miners in several parts of Ghanas hinterlands have destroyed our farmlands and are further causing havoc to our environment (land and water sources). Government, traditional authorities, civil society groups, and some concerned individuals have all ...

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  • global witness The Hill Belongs to Them

    global witness The Hill Belongs to Them

    The Hill Belongs to Them The need for international action on Congos conflict minerals trade global witness global witness December 2010

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  • Tackling injustices of occupational lung disease acquired

    Tackling injustices of occupational lung disease acquired

    Jun 28, 2018 South Africas mineral resources have produced, and continue to produce, enormous economic wealth yet decades of colonialism, apartheid, capital flight, and challenges in the neoliberal post-apartheid era have resulted in high rates of occupational lung disease and low rates of compensation for ex-miners and their families. Given growing advocacy and activism of current and

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  • Digital Patient Tracking Aims to Tackle TB Crisis in

    Digital Patient Tracking Aims to Tackle TB Crisis in

    Oct 31, 2017 In 2014, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, and Swaziland signed the Southern African Development Community declaration on the harmonization of TB management in the mining sector. The framework aims to give mine workers and their communities confidence that wherever they seek treatment they will be prescribed the same interventions.

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  • Retirement Funds PwC South Africa

    Retirement Funds PwC South Africa

    The retirement funds industry continues to be impacted by regulatory changes these not only include enhanced financial reporting requirements and actuarial guidelines but also an increased focus on governance, risk management and compliance requirements. We have a dedicated retirement funds industry group with extensive experience in ...

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  • States of Innovation Securing Public Pensions The Pew

    States of Innovation Securing Public Pensions The Pew

    Jan 29, 2021 Stat $1.24 trillion The 50-state pension funding gapthe shortfall between what all the states have funded and what they actually owed public employee retireesas of 2018. Story Public employees count on pensions when they retire, but most states havent adequately funded their obligations.As of 2018, the funding gap for all the states totaled $1.24 trillion.

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  • Miners face up to climate challenge Financial Times

    Miners face up to climate challenge Financial Times

    Accounting for 95 per cent of the mining sectors overall emissions, according to Barclays, a clear strategy to tackle them will be crucial for the sector wants to attract investment from fund ...

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  • South African government grants Mining Technology

    South African government grants Mining Technology

    Jun 08, 2018 South African government grants artisanal miners legal permits. The South African Department of Mineral Resources has awarded two mining permits to thousands of artisanal miners, giving them legal access to 500ha of land in Kimberley, Northern Cape. The artisanal miners will have access to 500ha of land in Kimberley, where the Big Hole mine is ...

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  • Mining and sustainable development territorializing the

    Mining and sustainable development territorializing the

    Feb 14, 2018 The mining industry today faces a new set of environmental, social, economic, and political challenges. Despite efforts deployed by companies to improve their sustainable practices, and the proliferation of international initiatives aiming at enhanced sector management governance, mining is again being challenged. Centralized management and contradictory legal and institutional

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  • In praise of John Hope Franklin Harvard Gazette

    In praise of John Hope Franklin Harvard Gazette

    Nov 05, 2015 John Hope Franklin wrote history discovering neglected and forgotten dimensions of the past, mining archives with creativity and care, building in the course of his career a changed narrative of the American experience and the meaning of race within it, said President Drew Faust, giving the keynote address in the last of a yearlong series of events as part of the John Hope Franklin ...

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  • Minerals and the Metals for the Energy Transition

    Minerals and the Metals for the Energy Transition

    Jun 10, 2020 The DRCs mining industry is its largest source of export income (BBC News 2018a, b). In addition to cobalt, the country is a major global producer of copper, tantalum, tin and gold. In addition to cobalt, the country is a major global producer of copper, tantalum, tin and gold.

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  • FTSEJSE SA Gold Mining Index JGLDXJNB Summary

    FTSEJSE SA Gold Mining Index JGLDXJNB Summary

    Cut Short by Ciaran Thapar Londons neglected youth Jul 06 2021 Asian disparities reflect difference in quality of Covid vaccines Jul 06 2021 Stellantis to invest 100m in electric van production at Ellesmere Port Jul 06 2021 Didi shares drop 25% in pre-market trading after China crackdown Jul 06 2021

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  • Canada pension speeds up renewables push Mining News

    Canada pension speeds up renewables push Mining News

    Apr 06, 2021 Pension and infrastructure funds have been investing more in the renewable energy space, given the steady returns such assets generate, amid a push for tackle climate change. The new group, Sustainable Energy Group (SEG), will combine Energy amp Resources (EampR) and Power amp Renewables (PampR) groups and have about $18 billion in assets.

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  • International development Government amp public services

    International development Government amp public services

    We work with the organisations at the forefront of ending extreme poverty, and tackling disease, insecurity, inequality and the effects of climate change including multi-lateral and bi-lateral funding agencies, governments, international NGOs, foundations and the private sector. With over 743 offices in 157 countries and over 223,000 staff ...

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  • Infectious Diseases and Vaccines World Bank

    Infectious Diseases and Vaccines World Bank

    In addition, under the South Africa Knowledge Hub, the WBG initiated the Southern Africa TB in the Mining Sector Initiative, which is taking an innovative and a more harmonized regional approach to tackling TB among mineworkers in the area. Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)

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  • Priorities for progress IOSH Magazine

    Priorities for progress IOSH Magazine

    Mar 06, 2020 1. Occupational health reforms. During 2019 in the UK, there were 1.4 million cases of work-related ill health, 600,000 cases of work-related stress, anxiety and depression, 500,000 cases of musculoskeletal disorders, and 13,000 deaths caused by past workplace exposures to chemicals or dust.

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  • South Africa United States Department of State

    South Africa United States Department of State

    Mar 30, 2021 Mining operations were scaled down significantly during the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly deep-level mining. According to the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, between January and September, there were 37 reported fatalities and 1,053 injuries among workers in the mining industry.

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  • Fulfilling Broken Promises Yale University

    Fulfilling Broken Promises Yale University

    to mining and health justice. The Introduction provides an overview of the current situation by briefly describing the history of mining in South Africa, the laws governing compensationin particular, the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act (ODIMWA)and the heavy public health burden

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  • History South African Government

    History South African Government

    South Africas diamond mining industry dates back to 1867, when diamonds were discovered near Kimberley in what is today known as the Northern Cape. The Kimberley diamond fields, and later discoveries in Gauteng, the Free State, and along the Atlantic coast, emerged as major sources of gem-quality diamonds, securing South Africas position ...

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  • Mining group works with UN ethical investors to tackle

    Mining group works with UN ethical investors to tackle

    Mar 27, 2019 Vale and other major miners, including Rio Tinto, BHP and Glencore, are members of the industry body International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), which

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  • In praise of John Hope Franklin Harvard Gazette

    In praise of John Hope Franklin Harvard Gazette

    Nov 05, 2015 John Hope Franklin wrote history discovering neglected and forgotten dimensions of the past, mining archives with creativity and care, building in the course of his career a changed narrative of the American experience and the meaning of race within it, said President Drew Faust, giving the keynote address in the last of a yearlong series of events as part of the John Hope Franklin ...

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  • The impact of changes to the permanent establishment

    The impact of changes to the permanent establishment

    Nov 12, 2018 In South Africa, we seek to tax a non-resident on any South African sourced income, regardless of whether that non-resident has a permanent establishment in South Africa. By way of example, if a company based in Germany accrues income from services rendered in South Africa, the service fee income would be regarded as South African sourced.

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  • Mining and sustainable development territorializing the

    Mining and sustainable development territorializing the

    Feb 14, 2018 The mining industry today faces a new set of environmental, social, economic, and political challenges. Despite efforts deployed by companies to improve their sustainable practices, and the proliferation of international initiatives aiming at enhanced sector management governance, mining is again being challenged. Centralized management and contradictory legal and institutional

    read more
  • Pensions triple lock not at risk says Business

    Pensions triple lock not at risk says Business

    Jun 21, 2021 Pensions triple lock not at risk, says Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng. A cabinet minister has played down reports the Government will end the triple lock on pensions to help pay for ...

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  • Army failed to tackle insecurity despite N1tn allocation

    Army failed to tackle insecurity despite N1tn allocation

    Stan-Labo described the defence sector as a capital-intensive venture, stressing that the neglect of the sector in the past years had created a vacuum which made the funding by the Ministry of ...

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  • DeepMind uses AI to tackle neglected deadly diseases

    DeepMind uses AI to tackle neglected deadly diseases

    Jun 23, 2021 Cristina Criddle - Technology reporter. Artificial intelligence is to be used to tackle the most deadly parasitic diseases in the developing world, tech company DeepMind has announced. The London-based Alphabet-owned lab will work with the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDI) to treat Chagas disease and Leishmaniasis.

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  • Mining Herbert Smith Freehills Global law firm

    Mining Herbert Smith Freehills Global law firm

    We tackle the big issues within the mining industry to drive market reform, such as responding to the implications of climate change and ESG issues. More and more, we are guiding clients in their move toward automation and the varying ways to take advantage of the technology available across the industry.

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  • All That Glitters is Not Gold Turmoil in Zimbabwes

    All That Glitters is Not Gold Turmoil in Zimbabwes

    Nov 24, 2020 All That Glitters is Not Gold Turmoil in Zimbabwes Mining Sector. In 2019, killings by machete-wielding gangs at Zimbabwes gold mines jogged the government into preventive action. But police sweeps alone cannot make the sector safe. Harare should adopt reforms that allow more citizens to mine legally and head off disputes over the ...

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  • Regional spotlight Social enterprise and community

    Regional spotlight Social enterprise and community

    Mar 17, 2021 Cross-sector collaboration Cornwall Council and the Local Economic Partnership are committed to long-term sustainable growth. Both have invested in social enterprise via the Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme , and the Community Led Local Development programmes delivered by SSE in Cornwall.

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  • UK Pensions Briefing Climate change governance and

    UK Pensions Briefing Climate change governance and

    The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has issued its response to last years consultation about mandatory climate risk governance and reporting by occupational pension schemes. It has now launched a second consultation, this time on the detailed legislation and statutory guidance that would implement the governments policy.

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