Builders Warehouse embarked on its African expansion in 2011 and is about to open its seventh store on the continent and the third store in Mozambique...
11 Apr 2018
The volume of cement PPC sold in the nine months to end-December fell about 2% - half the overall South African cement industry's 4% decline, the group said in an operating update on Friday, 2 January...
Robert Laing 5 Feb 2018
US construction vehicle maker Caterpillar will spend R1.3bn over the next 10 years on South African enterprise and supplier development...
Mark Allix 6 Oct 2017
PPC is spending $200m on expanding its production facilities in Zimbabwe by 2020 as the nation's cement market evolves from mostly cash-in-hand sales for home building and renovation to renewed maintenance spending on national infrastructure...
Mark Allix 7 Jul 2015
Walmart-owned Massmart on Thursday (22 August) reported a 9.9% fall in first-half profits‚ as consumers in Africa's largest economy came under pressure.
Zeenat Moorad 22 Aug 2013
Kansai Paint has partnered with the management and staff of Zimbabwe group Astra Industries to buy a 63.25% interest in the group from the Finance Trust of Zimbabwe, an investment vehicle of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.
30 Jul 2013
Resources group Anglo American PLC reported a 55% decline in underlying earnings per share to US 2.26 cents for the year ended December from 5.06 cents a year ago.
18 Feb 2013