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November 13, 2017 5:00 AM Majwe Mining wins overtime case against employees

Majwe Mining Joint Venture is contracted by Debswana at the Jwaneng diamond mine Cut 8 project. The workers lost their case in which they demanded the company to pay them overtime allowances computed by utilising average hours over a three weeks’ cycle in terms of section 97 (1) as read with section 37 (1) of the Employment Act. The workers had dragged 22

November 2, 2017 4:00 PM New great ape species found, sparking fears for its survival

Researchers have identified a new species of orangutan in an isolated forest on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Fewer than 800 individuals remain, and the construction of a dam and road threaten the prime habitat of the ape, which is distinguished from its cousins by, among other things, frizzier hair and a taste for caterpillars. "As a scientist 55

November 2, 2017 1:02 PM Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti review: A fine graphics card—but price remains high

Vega 56 should have led to lower prices. Instead, the 1070 Ti maintains the status quo. The GTX 1070 Ti is a great graphics card but a frustrating product. In the year and a half since the GTX 1080 and the GTX 1070 launched, Nvidia has faced little competition from rival AMD, which has been stretched thin across the launch of mainstream graphics cards 37

October 27, 2017 2:05 AM MDC Alliance wants Zim to use rand

THE MDC-Alliance led by Morgan Tsvangirai will join the Rand Monetary Union (RMU) if it wins power in the 2018 general elections, as part of its cocktail of economic solutions to Zimbabwe. Tendai Biti, leader of People’s Democratic Party and former Finance minister, who is one of the leaders of the alliance, said Zimbabwe would do better economically 27

October 26, 2017 2:50 PM Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Ti High-End GPU Announced, Prices Start at Rs. 39,000 in India

Nvidia has announced a new GPU, the GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, which slots in between the GeForce GTX 1070 and GeForce GTX 1080, both of which were launched in the middle of 2016. Nvidia fleshed out its range with more affordable GTX 1060 and GTX 1050 models over the course of last year, but this is the first new model to be inserted into the middle of the lineup 3

October 20, 2017 6:02 PM Miners urged to spread first aid

The mining industry has been urged to benchmark with similar organisations from around the world to improve the standard of first aid in the country. Speaking recently at the Intermine First Aid Competitions, speakers said it was imperative for the mining industry to take this essential component of life seriously. Hosted under the theme: ‘What you do in an emergency 64

October 19, 2017 10:34 PM Pollution kills 9 million people each year, new study finds

Dirty air in India and China. Tainted water in sub-Saharan Africa. Toxic mining and smelter operations in South America. Pollution around the globe now contributes to an estimated 9 million deaths annually — or roughly one in six — according to an in-depth new study published Thursday in the Lancet. If accurate, that means pollution kills three times 12

October 18, 2017 4:00 AM Bank Gaborone’s recovery firms as profits double

The bank’s net profit after tax (PAT) shot up by 97.6% to P35.8 million for the financial year ended June 2017 compared to P18 million in the prior year, and realising a return on average of 10.4%. In a commentary accompanying the financial results, managing director of Bank Gaborone, Sybrand Coetzee said this was the second consecutive year of profit 10

October 16, 2017 8:38 AM Spanish shares lag European markets on Catalonia uncertainty

MILAN (Reuters) - Spanish stocks lagged a steady European market on Monday as uncertainty over the Catalonia crisis and a profit warning from renewables energy firm Siemens Gamesa weighed. Spain's country index IBEX .IBEX fell 0.7 percent by 0750 GMT, while the pan-European STOXX 600 benchmark added 0.1 percent, staying near the four-month highs hit last week as optimism 18

October 16, 2017 4:00 AM Francistown still struggling after TNMC closure

Today is exactly one year and six days since the BCL Group was placed under provisional liquidation by the High Court due to its non-profitability, rendering thousands of workers jobless in the process. The BCL Group operated BCL mine and Tati Nickel Mining Company (TNMC). The economy of Francistown, which was attached to TNMC like Siamese twins, suffered 14