Press Releases

The annual Investing in African Mining Indaba 2012 is taking place next week from 6 - 9 February and is expected to highlight critical issues in the South African mining industry that need to be urgently addressed. Arjen de Bruin, Operations Solutions MD at OIM International,...

December 2012: All indications are that 2012 will be tough economic year. As budgets are tightened and resources are re-considered, employees are urged to take steps to enhance their job security in an increasingly competitive market. This is according to Tjaart Minnaar, MD of OIM international...

September 2011: As portrayed in the recent blockbuster movie, Horrible Bosses, following years of being overworked, underpaid and harassed at work, three men decide that their lives would be much easier if their superiors weren’t around. In a chaotic and satirical sequence of events, the...

Pick ’n Pay, SABC and Aon have all, in the space of a few days, announced plans to conduct large-scale cutbacks and retrenchments. Arjen de Bruin, Director at OIM International, believes that companies should make the decision to retrench workers based on strategic, long-term forecasting....

June 2011: The current series of protracted wage negotiations that are underway in the country’s mining, manufacturing, steel and engineering and public sectors highlight the need for companies to implement constructive communication channels to prevent damaging effects on their productivity and profitability levels. This is according...