Jobs and mechanisation not necessarily mutually exclusive

The mechanisation of South African mines, particularly in the gold and platinum sectors, is not so much a question of ‘if’, but ‘when’. Previously, opinion seemed radically divided, with proponents championing increased productivity and detractors warning against unprecedented labour unrest. However, the five-month wage strike in the platinum belt tipped the scales in favour of […]

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Canadian company invests in Limpopo project

Well well, it’s amazing what you find when you go digging. This week produced no significant announcements by South African companies of M&A activity; so I went digging. The press release by Aberdeen International looked interesting. Aberdeen, a Canadian listed global investment and merchant banking company, focused on small cap companies in the resource sector, […]

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BULGARIA

Grape growing has a very long history in Bulgaria, Bulgarians being most famous for their wine – making, especially in the 1980s when the country was the world’s second largest wine exporter. Another well-known Bulgarian particularity is the beauty of its women, the striking physical appearance of eastern – european women being wildly known and […]

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Best Ski Resorts

Going to a ski resort is a wonderful and exciting way to spend a winter vacation. Ski resorts are recreational centers that usually are located over a big hill or on a mountain. Ski resorts consist of ski trails and other areas that are suitable for skiing and other winter recreational activities, such as snowboarding, […]

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Things to Do in New York on a Sunday

New York is a dynamic city that seemingly never sleeps. Sundays are no exception. Visitors will be pleased to discover Sundays in the city offer a wide range of activities from the very relaxed to the most invigorating. Whether your preference is for indoor activities of outdoor events, New York City offers something for everyone’s […]

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Planning a Vacation

We all need a vacation. If you have some money set aside and vacation time scheduled off, you are ready to plan a vacation. There are several key things to do when planning a vacation, such as deciding where to go and booking transportation, accommodations and activities. Step 1 Decide who will be vacationing with […]

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