AMSA confirms another round of steel price increases from May 1

AMSA confirms another round of steel price increases from May 1

Steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) has confirmed yet another round of price increases on both flat- and long-steel products, announcing average increases of 10% from May 1 and reinforcing what has become an established pricing trend since the start of 2016. However, acting CEO Dean Subramanian has again insisted that the latest increases have […]

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GWK invests R400m in Northern Cape agriprocessing facility

Farmer-owned agribusiness GWK on Monday unveiled its R400-million GWK Farm Foods wheat mill, pasta plant and biscuit factory in Modder River, the Northern Cape, which was was completed on time and within a deviation of less than 2% of original cost projections.   Of the R400-million, R60-million was invested in expanded silo capacity to service […]

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Sasol sees low oil prices persisting to 2017, but expects strong upswing by decade’s end

Energy and chemicals group Sasol reported a 17% fall in headline earnings to R49.76/share in the year to June 30, 2015, with a strong operational performance offset by a sharp weakening in market conditions, including a year-on-year oil price decline of 33%. Outgoing President and CEO David Constable indicated that the group expected oil prices […]

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