WATCH: How PPC plans to improve its financial position

PPC CEO Roland van Wijnen talks to Business Day TV about the cement producer’s annual financial results

PPC lenders put off decision on rights issue to September

CEO Roland van Wijnen says the cement maker has made significant progress in its capital restructuring

Sephaku soars as reopened economy boosts sales

Stocks rise the most in almost four months as reopening of the economy boosts sales volumes

Labat misses results deadline, putting JSE listing at risk

The industrial group has until the end of June to submit results for the six months to end-February

Consol reviews its decision to put R1.5bn factory on pause

Glassmaker rethinks investment choices after demand for bottles returns to pre-Covid levels

Mpact designates R500m for investment to expand capacity

The amount will be invested in new technology, plants, equipment and solar power production

Murray & Roberts joint venture gets R3.2bn mining services contract

M&R Cementation, which is M&R’s contract mining unit, will be the active partner with Amandla TM on the project

Bidcorp says pandemic continues to hinder its plans to expand

However, global food services multinational sees some opportunities in Chile, Brazil, Turkey, SA and Argentina

Ferrari hires iPhone innovator Benedetto Vigna as CEO for shift to tech era

Choosing an executive with a strong background in sensors and software signals Ferrari is set to shift faster towards the tech industry

PPC to sell Botswana quarry business for R60m

The group is battling with a heavy debt burden, but signs are stacking up that it can avoid tapping shareholders

France charges Renault with deception in diesel emissions probe

French carmaker’s engineering head says it’s unclear how many of the group’s cars are affected by the probe

WATCH: Steel prices hurt localisation drive

Michael Avery and his panel debate the economic benefits of sustaining a primary steel producer

WATCH: Why oil is gaining ground

SEB chief commodities analyst Bjarne Schieldrop talks to Business Day TV about the latest movements in the oil price

Oceana records recovery thanks to strong demand across its products

Oceana CEO says close management of inventory and working capital were instrumental in satisfactory performance

WATCH: Can SA’s factories weather the Covid storm?

Absa chief economist Miyelani Maluleke talks to Business Day TV about the health of SA’s factories

Barloworld completes R1bn sale of motor retail unit

The sale is an ‘important milestone in the pivoting of the portfolio towards defensive, relatively asset-light and cash-generative industrial sectors’, the ...


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