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Production capacity utilisation falls slightly in May
The utilisation of production capacity by large manufacturers fell slightly to 80.2% in May 2015 compared with 80.4% in May 2014... read more>>

Mixed messages from the manufacturing sector
Manufacturing activity stagnated last month but was in growth territory which, according to economists, suggested the sector would... read more>>
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Omron provides solution machine safety control
Omron Corporation has launched a new safety and visualisation package containing all the components to provide a programmable and flexible... read more>>
Sappi expects FY earnings to be substantially better
Paper and pulp group Sappi predicts "substantially better" annual earnings as it battles currency volatility and high costs... read more>>
MillerCoors Q2 underlying net income up 9.3% y/y to USD487.2m
SABMiller plc (SAB) reported on Thursday that MillerCoors' underlying net income grew 9.3% to $487.2m in the three months... read more>>
Tellumat extending military pedigree and full service offering to civil aviation
Tellumat Air Traffic Management (ATM), technology and service provider to airports around southern Africa, is extending its... read more>>
Steel maker Evraz owes creditors R1.2bn

Mark Allix

The "temporary" cessation of business at Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium has put about 600 suppliers out of pocket... read more>>
Millions in production losses as taxi fare protest worsens

Jeff Wicks

Factories and businesses in the Ezakheni Industrial Estate near Ladysmith are counting the cost of ongoing... read more>>
Durban bridge to be assessed after tanker fire

Amanda Khoza and Jeff Wicks

Tonnes of concrete and debris have fallen from the Sarnia road bridge after thousands of litres of fuel caught fire when... read more>>
Fear of job losses as Rwanda outlaws plastic bottles

Kabona Esiara

Alcohol manufacturers have lost the fight to stop the national standards body from implementing a ban on packaging of alcoholic drinks in plastic bottles... read more>>
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