Pioneer Food Group officially opened its new R470m Sasko bakery at Shakaskraal, north of Durban, yesterday, 5 December 2013, giving it better access to the KwaZulu-Natal market.
By Nick Hedley 6 Dec 2013 15:09
Measured in current prices‚ total income generated by the food and beverages sector in SA increased by 5.2% in October compared with the same period last year according to data released by Statistics SA.
10 Dec 2013 06:24
Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium (EHS) has narrowed its headline loss to R222m for the nine month period to September. The company lost R721m in the same period last year.
5 Dec 2013 10:30
Activity in the manufacturing sector continued to improve, as suggested by the 1.7-point increase in the seasonally adjusted Kagiso purchasing managers index (PMI) in November‚ to 52.4.
4 Dec 2013 06:12
Domestic new vehicle sales fell by 4.6% to 50‚806 units year-on-year in November‚ a decline of 2‚459 vehicles from the 53‚265 units sold in November last year‚ the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) said in a statement on Monday (2 December).
3 Dec 2013 10:02
When Telkom chairman Jabu Mabuza criticised President Jacob Zuma at the World Economic Forum in Davos‚ Switzerland a year ago‚ a turning point was reached on the National Development Plan (NDP).
3 Dec 2013 08:04
The manufacturing business confidence was slightly lower in the fourth quarter of this year‚ nudging down one index point to 36‚ the Bureau for Economic Research says.
29 Nov 2013 07:01
The South African wool market came under pressure at this week's national sale says Cape Wools.
28 Nov 2013 10:05
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan thanked more than six million people for filing their tax returns on time.
26 Nov 2013 11:22
National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) president Cedric Gina resigned on Monday (25 November)
26 Nov 2013 10:52
Proposed tax breaks for companies operating in special economic zones (SEZs) have become attractive enough to draw interest from investors. But a lack of industry diversification in zones could limit investment.
26 Nov 2013 07:10
SA's main steel manufacturer, ArcelorMittal SA, saved R127m last year by spending R21m on energy-saving initiatives in 2011 and last year at its Saldanha Bay plant. The plant makes ultra-thin hot-rolled steel coil, which requires significant energy, engineering and technology inputs.
By Mark Allix 26 Nov 2013 06:04
South African Breweries (SAB)‚ the local subsidiary of global brewing giant SABMiller‚ has reported strong results for six months to September.
22 Nov 2013 09:37
Brewing company SABMiller plc (SAB) reported a 4% rise in group net producer revenue on an organic‚ constant currency basis for the six months to September‚ driven by an increase in total beverage volumes and higher revenues per hectolitre.
By Nick Hedley 22 Nov 2013 08:07
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