Features

26 Aug 2014 - 11:12

With new light being cast upon the issue of conflict minerals, we talk to Lina Villa-Córdoba, Executive Director of the Alliance for Responsible Mining, about the threat to Artisanal and Small-scale mining (ASM) operations and how it can be combatted

26 Aug 2014 - 11:18

Recent times have not been kind to junior miners but, as John Gravelle, Partner and Global Mining Leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) explains, there is plenty of optimism that the worst is over in this sector

20 Aug 2014 - 11:37

How attention to detail in the quality of your customer’s experience, that are often overlooked, has a positive bottom-line payoffz

6 Aug 2014 - 14:03

Engaged employees stay with companies for a long time. They are part of the company team, company culture, and company value. Creating company engagement drives employee retention. Retaining great employees keeps hiring and training costs low. Retaining employees can only be achieved with consistent and effective employee communication

Global business news

27 Aug 2014 - 09:33

Canada’s largest shipbuilder Chantier Davieannounced that the ‘Cecon Pride’ has been handed over to its new owner

26 Aug 2014 - 09:45

As part of its strategy to move its Firefox OS mobile operating system into new markets Mozilla has announced that it will be launching its first smartphone in India this week

20 Aug 2014 - 13:18

The FTSE 100 mining and commodities trading company Glencore has announced plans to return $1 billion to shareholders via a share buyback

17 Aug 2014 - 10:53

Western sanctions are showing their teeth as Russia's state-controlled energy corporation Rosneft requests the Russian government for a $42 billion loan

14 Aug 2014 - 13:03

Despite fears of oil price inflation world oil prices have fallen close to the $100 mark and are expected to come down yet further

Executive Insight

CEO, Leni Gas & Oil

Neil Ritson, CEO of Leni Gas and Oil discusses why Social media is overrated and why life is too short for bad wine.

Director, Digby Wells Environmental

Danie Otto, Director of Digby Wells Environmental discusses his biggest achievements, learning from past mistakes and who inspires him professionally

General Manager of Fortescue’s Cloudbreak mine

Julie Shuttleworth, General Manager of Fortescue’s Cloudbreak mine discusses her proudest achievements, her inspirations and the lessons she has learnt throughout her career

Business Blogs

David Sturges looks at the risks of cyber crime and how businesses can ensure greater security against it by moving to the cloud.

On 17 October, 2013, the United States will have hit its deadline to extend its debt ceiling. With the government having been partially shut down, some are beginning to question what it will take for the Democrats and Republicans to realise their stubbornness to negotiate with each other ultimately benefits no one

Sustainability is no longer of interest to big corporations only, smaller firms are just around the corner. Considerable focus on sustainability from Asian investors, European investors are lagging behind.

You can’t read the label from inside the jar, say Fortune 100 consultants.

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