Elb shines despite tough conditions

The engineering group plans to venture into technology-based initiatives to broaden its service offering

No doubt diesel cars will make a comeback, VW chief Matthias Müller says

Over the next five years, VW will pump more than €90bn into traditional diesel, petrol and natural gas engines

York Timber’s share price leaps as market reacts to first-half results

Revenue fell but profit nearly trebled, and the lumber company’s net asset value per share shows its stock is priced at only a quarter of its book value

Vele unit to process zinc at old refinery

The old Zincor site comprises five resources with varying concentration of lead, silver, zinc, iron and gold

Brazilian executives barred from poultry exporter

The arrest of the executives at the world’s largest poultry exporter knocked the shares over leadership fears

China will overtake SA as our biggest market, says Aspen CEO Stephen Saad

‘Four years ago, Asia was less than 10% of total commercial pharma revenue, while China is now number three by sales and Asia is bigger than ...

WATCH: What do the Trump tariffs mean for SA?

Steel and Engineering Federation of Southern Africa CEO Kaizer Nyatsumba talks to Business Day TV about the tariffs

Aspen’s revenue up 11% on niche brands

Its performance was driven by organic growth, particularly from its South African pharmaceutical business

Myriad factors hit Mpact’s figures

The group acknowledges internal factors worsened its slump in earnings, amid structural changes in South Africa’s paper industry

Raubex suffers in slow lane

A slowdown in aggregate sales during the first half of the year, particularly in Gauteng, continued into the second half

Why Mondi’s capex is set to pay off

CEO claims an industry-leading performance for integrated international pulp, paper and packaging group

Jabu Moleketi joins PPC as chairman

The cement maker says the former deputy finance minister will replace Peter Nelson

Mondi rewards investors with special dividend

‘We benefited from good demand and higher average selling prices in most of our businesses’

Murray & Roberts builds a potentially profitable water treatment business to meet crisis

Business Day asked CEO Henry Laas whether more companies will become water self-reliant

Omnia to buy Oro Agri for $100m

The transaction will add products to and expand the geographical reach of Omnia’s agriculture biologicals business

Project in Ghana delays Group Five results

The construction company says final completion date and associated costs are under review

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