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93-year-old first battery repositions and appoints shane petersen as director of sales and marketing

First Battery, a long-standing name synonymous with automotive batteries excellence, has announced the appointment of Shane Petersen as the company’s Director of Sales and Marketing. With an illustrious 93-year history deeply rooted in automotive batteries, First Battery has been a trusted provider of powering vehicles across South Africa’s varied terrain. Petersen brings to First Battery a wealth of experience from his extensive […]

The rise of the new maestros: The challenger brands

As purse strings draw tighter under the strain of an economy in flux, challenger brands are stepping into the spotlight says Lebo Madiba, PR Powerhouse   Challenger brands are the new maestros in sectors as varied as tech, motoring, healthcare, and energy, orchestrating a market shift towards options that resonate with the consumers’ chorus for […]

Thungela unveils new teacher’s communal facilities at KwaZamokuhle School in Mpumalanga

Thungela’s Goedehoop Colliery in partnership with Barloworld Equipment handed over fully kitted teacher’s communal facilities consisting of a staff room, kitchen, and boardroom, to the KwaZamokuhle Secondary School in Mpumalanga. The facilities, constructed using shipping containers will aid teachers and administrators in carrying out their duties more effectively, fostering an environment where learning and teaching […]

Thungela launches fish breeding facility in Mpumalanga

Coal producer and exporter Thungela on February 23 launched a fish breeding facility at the Loskop Dam Nature Reserve, in Mpumalanga. The facility was pursued in congruence with efforts to restore aquatic life in the Wilge Olifants river catchment following the uncontrolled release of mine-affected water from the South shaft at the Khwezela colliery’s Komdraai […]


SASOLBURG – More than two million members of the South Africa’s workforce are on sick leave, while 85-percent of the population don’t have access to private healthcare. That’s according to Unu healthcare. It says there’s an urgent need for accessible and affordable healthcare. Unu It’s created a platform that will try and bridge the gap by […]

Thungela touches down in Dubai as eyes export drive

THUNGELA Resources is to market its coal production from Dubai after establishing a sales company with the emirate’s Dubai Multi Commodity Centre Authority. The move gives further momentum to the Johannesburg-listed firm’s plans to diversify internationally. Last year, the company completed the R4.1bn acquisition of Ensham, a mine in Australia’s Queensland. The Dubai office would […]