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Omnia appoints new FD

1st March 2019 JSE-listed chemicals company Omnia Holdings has appointed Seelan Gobalsamy group FD, effective March 1. Gobalsamy, who has been an independent nonexecutive director since September 2018, will also be appointed executive director. 

African market is opening up to corporate power purchase agreements

1st March 2019 At a time when electricity tariffs are increasing and the shift towards greener energy is gaining momentum, law firm Baker McKenzie says Africa is starting to see a surge in the signing of corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs).  

Nampak aims to sell Nampak Glass to preferred bidder by April

28th February 2019 Packaging group Nampak on Thursday advised its shareholders that its has been in exclusive negotiations with a preferred bidder in respect of the potential disposal of the Nampak Glass business, which may have a material effect on the price of the company’s shares, if concluded. The company... 

Higher fibre packaging demand, selling prices lift Mondi’s FY18 Ebitda

28th February 2019 LSE- and JSE-listed packaging and paper group Mondi reported underlying earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) of €7.4-billion for the year ended December 31, 2018. That was 19% higher than the Ebitda reported for 2017 and translated to an underlying operating... 

City of Joburg, Pikitup starts registering waste pickers

28th February 2019 The City of Joburg on Thursday announced that its Environment and Infrastructure Services Department (EISD), in conjunction with waste management company Pikitup, has started to register waste pickers within Johannesburg. “Region D was the first of all the city’s regions to start [with] the... 

Massmart confident it will recover from ‘disappointing’ 2018 performance

28th February 2019 JSE-listed consumer goods distributor Massmart Holdings on Thursday reported a 2.9% year-on-year increase in sales to R90.9-billion for the year ended December 31, 2018. Its South African stores generate 91.3% of group sales.  

Pure Gold PEA for zones around Madsen confirm longer life potential

27th February 2019 A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) conducted by TSX-V-listed Pure Gold Mining for its Fork, Russet South and Wedge deposits has demonstrated the potential to add about $51-million to the Madsen gold project’s after-tax net present value. As a result of high gold grades, near surface... 

Argonaut targets 200 000 GEO production in 2019

27th February 2019 TSX-listed Argonaut Gold has achieved record fourth-quarter production and has met its yearly production guidance, despite reporting a net loss of $17.5-million for the fourth quarter, and a net loss of $7.6-million for the year. This translates to a loss of $0.10 a share for the reporting... 

Barloworld’s automotive CEO resigns

27th February 2019 JSE-listed Barloworld on Wednesday announced that its automotive CEO Keith Rankin has resigned, effective May 31, to join one of the company’s key principals offshore. Barloworld CEO Dominic Sewela said Rankin’s resignation has created an opportunity to consolidate and strengthen the automotive... 

DBSA granted $100m to establish embedded generation investment programme

27th February 2019 The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has extended funding of $100-million to the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) to establish the Embedded Generation Investment Programme (EGIP). Embedded generation entails the production of electricity from generation facilities that are connected to the... 


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