Cartel case against cement company dismissed

The Competition Tribunal says NPC had no reason to be part of a market-sharing agreement

Rise in Q3 construction activity stokes optimism

Construction sector records its best performance since June 2018, raising hopes of recovery

WG Wearne sells non-core assets to improve solvency

Consolidated Infrastructure Group has brought the assets, through subsidiary Drift Supersand, for nearly R50m

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Afrimat’s construction index lifts in third quarter

The index, compiled by economist Roelof Botha, has finally seen a reversal of a four-quarter trend of decline

Up to 80,000 jobs to be lost as electric vehicles charge ahead

The industry is reeling as trade tensions and tariffs raise costs and stifle investment ahead of inevitable  electrification and autonomous driving

Taste Holdings CEO Dylan Pienaar steps down

Taste says Dylan Pienaar leaves as the company evolves into a luxury brands firm

Owner of Grand West casino in talks to offload Burger King stake

Grand Parade will maintain a minority interest in line with its strategy to become a pure investment company

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New Nissan CEO rejects closer capital ties with Renault

Makoto Uchida says the alliance has to benefit each of its partners in terms of revenue and profit

Tongaat considers civil action against Peter Staude and other former executives

The sugar company has named 10 executives implicated in the PwC investigation

CIG juggles debt to stay afloat

Infrastructure group gets a lifeline from Toronto-listed Fairfax but continues to face debt problems

TWK eyes R500m forestry asset

The diversified agriculture company says forestry acquisitions will ensure security of supply after another year of record revenues

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Bidvest appoints Bonang Mohale as chair

Mohale has been on the Bidvest board since July 1

Struggling Stefanutti works on restructuring plan

Construction company battles to stay afloat as funding requirements dwarf its market capitalisation

Murray & Roberts targets order books growth in 2020

The group says the mining cycle appears to have reached a plateau

Kaap Agri flags land policy uncertainty

The agriculture group says the land policy uncertainty is stifling investment in agriculture

WATCH: How foreign-exchange losses hit Nampak

Nampak CFO Glenn Fullerton talks to Business Day TV about the group’s full-year results

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