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Ciaran Ryan is a Johannesburg-based freelance writer who has a background in finance and mining, having previously headed up a gold mining operation in Ghana. He currently writes for several SA and overseas journals on matters ranging from mining to investment.

Banks slapped down over home repossessions in Joburg court case

14 Sep 2018 /  Ciaran Ryan   19
Primary residences can no longer be sold at auction for a pittance, putting an end to illegal bid-rigging by syndicates.

Impala share price hunts for bottom

14 Sep 2018 /  Ciaran Ryan  
Investors not yet convinced that turnaround plan is worth throwing money at.

State capture chickens come home to roost for accountants

11 Sep 2018 /  Ciaran Ryan   7
The number of accountants under investigation is running at four times that of 2013 levels.

Amplats misses benchmark on sustainability

6 Sep 2018 /  Ciaran Ryan   4
Fails on promises to deliver housing to workers and undershoots its BEE procurement target.

Judges give banks a grilling over home repo practices

3 Sep 2018 /  Ciaran Ryan   18
Banks arrive in court without proper paperwork and expect to be given judgments against clients.

The war between environmentalists and coal miners in Mpumalanga

31 Aug 2018 /  Ciaran Ryan   9
Environmental groups determined to block a coal mining project on protected land have had to step up security for their employees.

Court papers shine light on the health of SA’s residential market

20 Aug 2018 /  Ciaran Ryan   8
The country has eight million properties worth more than R5 trillion.

Calls for nationalisation of mines as more job losses loom at Impala

8 Aug 2018 /  Ciaran Ryan   24
Amcu says it’s time to stop exporting jobs abroad, and focus on local beneficiation.

Business rescue practitioners face down 42 court cases from Gupta associates, creditors

7 Aug 2018 /  Ciaran Ryan   4
Not counting the attempted sabotage of Optimum Coal Mine.

How mechanisation is breathing life into mining

26 Jul 2018 /  Ciaran Ryan   2
And improving the financial performance of companies like Amplats.

Train derailments cost Kumba R2bn in the first half

25 Jul 2018 /  Ciaran Ryan   8
Company declares force majeure due to shipment problems outside of its control.

Confessions of a debt counsellor

19 Jul 2018 /  Ciaran Ryan   17
One client paid back R60 000 on a R4 000 loan.

Home repossession mess in Gauteng gets its day in court

2 Jul 2018 /  Ciaran Ryan   7
Lawyers defending clients against the banks say the Gauteng Judge President’s recent directive can be used to freeze home repossessions and evictions.

Three companies slapped with 10% of turnover fines

29 Jun 2018 /  Ciaran Ryan   5
They did not file annual financial statements and another 20 companies are being investigated.

What’s behind the drop in gold and platinum?

25 Jun 2018 /  Ciaran Ryan   4
The US dollar and stock prices are surging, prompting a flight from speculative investments.

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