Hulamin‚ the aluminium products manufacturer‚ says further cost-cutting and efficiency gains in the year to December will position the group for growth and improved profitability.
By Mark Allix 25 Feb 2014 10:48
Construction company Wilson Bayly Holmes Ovcon (WBHO) reported a 20.2% decline in diluted headline earnings per share (HEPS) from 729.0c a year ago to 581.5c for the six months to December .
25 Feb 2014 10:09
PPC's chief executive, Ketso Gordhan says the group is looking at concluding one or two big deals in Africa in a bid to double earnings by 2018.
By Nick Hedley 25 Feb 2014 09:43
Mining production rose by 12% year-on-year (y/y) in December after a revised 5.2% (5.1%) y/y increase in November‚ according to data released by Statistics SA.
14 Feb 2014 11:00
Mientjie van Niekerk, an architectural student at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in Port Elizabeth, is the regional winner of Corobrik's Architectural Student of the Year competition. Apart from winning the first prize of R8,000, a special prize for the best use of clay masonry was also presented to Van Niekerk.
14 Feb 2014 10:47
Barloworld's stock has remained resilient this year despite a ratings downgrade by Fitch and share-price weakness among its listed competitors.
By Nick Hedley 13 Feb 2014 11:46
Retail trade sales measured in constant (2012) prices rose by a more than expected 3.5% year-on-year (y/y) in December from a revised 4.4% (4.2%) y/y increase in November‚ figures from Statistics SA showed on Wednesday (12 February).
13 Feb 2014 10:04
PPC said on Monday (10 February) advanced plans are in place to enter the Algerian cement market‚ through a partnership with Algerian private sector investors‚ in Hodna Cement.
11 Feb 2014 07:10
Steel manufacturer ArcelorMittal SA reported a loss per share of 75c for the quarter ended December, returning to the red after posting headline earnings per share of 50c in the previous quarter.
7 Feb 2014 12:18
Italtile says its basic earnings per share for the six months to December (EPS) would be between 18% and 20% higher‚ and its headline earnings per share (HEPS) would be between 15% and 17% higher‚ compared with the EPS of 23.9c and the HEPS of 24.0c for last year.
5 Feb 2014 07:24
There was an 8.8% year-on-year (y/y) rise in cement sales volume in the third quarter of last year along with 23.3% y/y increase in steel production indicating that the constructions sector might be improving.
By Helmo Preuss 31 Jan 2014 09:14
A pilot partnership between Standard Bank and Massbuild will see Massbuild supply building materials through a R20-million credit facility to 10 pre-selected BEE contractors.
24 Jan 2014 13:19
The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of SA (Seifsa) said it was concerned about a possible relapse in growth in the steel and engineering sector in the final quarter of last year.
By Mark Allix 14 Jan 2014 09:37
According to Corobrik's managing director, Dirk Meyer, the company's performance in 2013 was pleasing notwithstanding the setbacks caused by the Marikana incident and civil unrest on the building industry.
13 Jan 2014 13:43
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