Cashbuild (CSB) increased revenue 13% in the second quarter ended December 2014 from the second quarter in the year-earlier period‚ the retailer of building materials said...
22 Jan 2015 16:51
Domestic cement sales grew 4.6% in the third quarter of last year after contracting in the first two quarters, though sales for the full year were on track to come in lower than in 2013, industry data released yesterday by PPC shows...
By Nick Hedley 8 Jan 2015 13:45
SA's largest cement maker PPC (PPC) on Wednesday, 10 December, received an offer from construction materials group AfriSam to merge the two companies...
11 Dec 2014 06:48
ArcelorMittal SA liquid steel production declined by 10.8% to 1.02-million tonnes in the quarter ended September 2014 from 1.14-million tonnes at the end of the June quarter‚ the steel producer said in a quarterly operational update on Friday, 7 November.
10 Nov 2014 14:45
The Competition Commission recently announced its unconditional approval of Grohe Luxembourg Four SA's acquisition of joint control over South African-based Apex Valves South Africa, Cobra Watertech, Isca, Libra Bathrooms, Vaal Sanitaryware and Expiro Manufacturing (Watertech Companies).
By Nazeera Mia 4 Nov 2014 07:45
Recently the Competition Commission conditionally approved a merger involving two cement producers, Holcim Limited and Lafarge SA.
By Nazeera Mia 4 Nov 2014 07:38
Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says it's high time the built environment sector picks up the pace of transformation.
22 Oct 2014 07:32
Buildings and material group Cashbuild said total revenue for the company rose by 10% for the first quarter of its 2015 financial year with higher sales and the opening of new stores.
20 Oct 2014 11:52
The Gauteng Provincial Government will commission a baseline study on the township economy to understand its size, spread and strength as well as innovative ways of measuring its social and economic importance.
10 Oct 2014 09:08
York Timbers has reported a substantial decline in its full-year net profit‚ dragged down by its wholesale division.
30 Sep 2014 12:26
Mining was one of the key industries in the South African economy with a total income of R408bn in 2012, says Statistician General Pali Lehohla.
30 Sep 2014 10:36