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ArcelorMittal liquid steel production down 10.8% to 1.02-million tons in September
ArcelorMittal liquid steel production down 10.8% to 1.02-million tons in September

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

PPC board warns of risk of destabilisation
PPC board warns of risk of destabilisation

The PPC board on 7 November 2014, warned that should shareholders vote to replace it at a shareholder meeting on 8 December, the company risked becoming destabilised.

By Nick Hedley 10 Nov 2014 14:40

Competition Commission approves Grohe acquisition
Competition Commission approves Grohe acquisition

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

Cross-shareholdings can create an element of transparency
Cross-shareholdings can create an element of transparency

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

Nxesi says built environment needs urgent transformation
Nxesi says built environment needs urgent transformation

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

Cashbuild's revenue up 10%
Cashbuild's revenue up 10%

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

Gauteng commissions township economy study
Gauteng commissions township economy study

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

Earnings sharply down for York Timbers
Earnings sharply down for York Timbers

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 fundamental for SA economy
Mining fundamental for SA economy

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

Fight brewing between Gordhan and PPC?
Fight brewing between Gordhan and PPC?

Ketso Gordhan‚ who resigned as chief executive of PPC a week ago‚ is gearing up for a battle for his reinstatement‚ lining up a series of meetings this week with shareholders to build support.

By Nick Hedley 29 Sep 2014 12:46

Strikes hurt metal output in SA
Strikes hurt metal output in SA

The month-long strike by metal workers in July had a drastic effect on the output of the metals and engineering sector, the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) says.

By Mark Allix 25 Sep 2014 09:21

Government commits to looking after its own people
Government commits to looking after its own people

The Department of Public says it is committed to honouring its Constitutional mandate to provide accommodation to government, including members of the Executive.

22 Sep 2014 07:41

Green buildings make economic sense
Green buildings make economic sense

With rising operating costs and the economic slowdown in SA likely to affect commercial property developments within the next few months, it is an opportune time for developers to explore the business case for green buildings, says Nedbank Corporate Property Finance Gauteng Regional Executive Ken Reynolds.

18 Sep 2014 11:16

Brick manufacturer invests in Pilot crusher
Brick manufacturer invests in Pilot crusher

An investment in a Pilot Modular horizontal impact crusher has increased production significantly and reduced operating costs of a Gauteng brick manufacturer.

2 Sep 2014 06:55

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