No final dividend from Oceana, as revenue drops and profit halves

The fisheries group was hit by a ‘difficult catching environment’ and a currency bet that went the wrong way

Sappi gains from high-margin products

Dividend increases 36% and debt is reduced as group continues to shift its attention away from fine-coated paper

Nampak falls on trading update

Share price falls 6.82% after group forecasts rise in headline earnings but a decline in earnings for the year

BMW uses plant run on chicken and cow dung, in bid for green power

But BMW will need to find enough extra power from renewables to supply the equivalent of about 220,000 homes, based on its annual electricity use

Tongaat Hulett gets boost from sugar

Interim earnings and profit increase as output improves after drought

Irish firm CRH joins fight for PPC

Dublin-based building materials company joins AfriSam-Fairfax and LafargeHolcim in bid for assets of SA’s largest cement maker

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CRH throws hat in the ring in courting PPC

PPC says it has received notification from CRH that it is considering submitting an all-cash proposal to buy a controlling stake

WATCH: How the automotive industry can benefit from slow growth

Franchize Directions' Bendeta Gordon talks about the automotive aftermarket

Investors appear unfazed by fall in Argent’s earnings

The decline in large part was due to the economic slowdown in SA, which has led to a number of the groups’s operations being downsized

Safeguards help ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal logs 6% increase in sales for the three months to September, despite difficult conditions

Bloated staff hold state to ransom but experts see positives in spend

Economic data is stronger than the sentiment suggests, economists say

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Kenya’s ARM latest takeover target as cement makers scramble for Africa

ARM Cement is exploring a sale, according to sources, with the company valued at about $133m

PSA Group wants its newly acquired UK factories to improve competitiveness

If the UK reaches a trade deal with the EU as it departs the bloc, the plants will need to be competitive with facilities in continental Europe, PSA says

Bump in ArcelorMittal SA’s quarterly sales as import duties are implemented

Local sales were 6% higher in the review quarter, mainly due to higher local demand for flat steel products

WATCH: A taxing first half for Stefanutti

CEO Willie Meyburgh discusses the reasons the company's top line has not entirely filtered through to the bottom line

Sales slump and higher cost of new plant eat into Sephaku’s interim revenue

Markets in the six months ended September were weak but recovered strongly, says Nigerian-backed cement producer

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