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Oct 21, 2014
JSE-listed materials supplier Afrimat expects to report basic earnings per share (EPS) of between 59c and 64c, when it releases its interim results for the six months ended August 31. This would be between 20% and 30% higher than the EPS of 49.1c recorded in the...
Aug 28, 2013
Building materials supplier Iliad has significantly advanced its “strategic repositioning” as improved growth emerged in the third quarter of 2013, CEO Eugene Beneke said on Wednesday. Over the past three years, the JSE-listed company had been realigning its business...
Jun 07, 2013
JSE-listed materials supplier Afrimat on Thursday increased its offer to the minority shareholders of resources group Infrasors from 35c a share to 65c a share to acquire their stake in the company. This was a premium to the current trading price of Infrasors of...
May 31, 2013
The pressure is on local manufacturers to produce products in line with global standards that can compete with imported alternatives, states stainless steel casting manufacturer Steloy Castings.
Mar 22, 2013
Global supplier of high-alloy steel components Steloy Castings credits its share of the international and South African petrochemicals market to conforming with the stringent quality-assurance requirements necessitated by the petrochemicals industry, in addition to...
Apr 27, 2012
Interior finishing products manufacturer Lafarge Gypsum, a subsidiary of building materials supplier Lafarge South Africa, says it offers a flexible range of standardised components that enable the quick and practical installation of its ceiling boards, whether for...
Jan 20, 2012
JSE-listed materials supplier Afrimat has acquired clinker processor, Clinker Supplies, in a R123.5-million deal.
Dec 12, 2011
JSE-listed materials supplier Afrimat has acquired clinker processor, Clinker Supplies, in a R123.5-million deal. The Clinker Supplies group includes the businesses of Clinker Supplies and SA Block. Afrimat CEO Andries van Heerden said on Monday that the...
Mar 16, 2011
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JSE-listed materials supplier Afrimat should be in full control of the Glen Douglas openpit dolomite mine, in Gauteng, by January 1, said Afrimat CEO Andries van Heerden on Monday. The newcomer, which joined the Afrimat fold as a result of the company’s...
Sep 03, 2010
Building materials supplier Lafarge South Africa sees potential growth in the rehabilitation of roads and the building of new ones, despite an otherwise depressed construction market outlook.

Speaking during a media visit at the company’s R1,2-billion greenfield...
Aug 25, 2010
There are tentative signs of a "bottoming out" in the 24-month-long decline in the number of building plans passed in South Africa, Iliad CEO Eugene Beneke told investors on Wednesday. However, it would be premature to call a recovery, with greater visibility of...
Aug 24, 2010
Building materials supplier Iliad reported a sharp decline in earnings for the six months to June 30, 2010, with headline earnings for the period falling to R20,5-million from R29,3-million in the comparative period for 2009. The JSE-listed company reported earnings...
May 18, 2010
AltX-listed building materials supplier and power distribution company Buildworks has boosted its interim profit by 141% to R41-million, it reported on Tuesday. Buildworks, which bought unlisted power distribution company Conco last year, has described its...
Mar 10, 2010
JSE-listed building materials supplier Dawn was confident that the corporate actions it had taken in recent months would deliver an improved performance in the second half of its 2010 financial year, while a pickup in South Africa’s building and infrastructure...
Dec 04, 2009
Building material supplier Lafarge has invested R1,2-billion in capacity extensions in South Africa owing to its confidence in the future and potential of the country,” says Lafarge Cement CEO Thierry Legrand.
Sep 16, 2009
JSE-listed building materials supplier WG Wearne has appointed Alan Bruens as financial director, with immediate effect, after the resignation of Owen Harvey. Harvey in February indicated that he would not be up for re-election as the financial director, and his...
Sep 07, 2009
JSE-listed building materials supplier Dawn has advised shareholders that headline earnings a share for the 12 months ended June, would be between 45% and 50% lower than those of the comparative period in 2008. Earnings a share would be between 55% and 60% lower...
May 28, 2009
The slowdown in demand for commodities, rising interest rates and other issues led to the 2009 financial year being one of the most challenging years in building materials supplier WG Wearne’s history, the JSE-listed firm reported on Thursday. The company recorded a...
May 26, 2009
The earnings a share (EPS) of AltX-listed building materials supplier Buildworks would be between 35% and 40% lower for the six months ended February 28, 2009, compared with the 5,63c a share the year before, the company said on Tuesday. Headline EPS for the six...
May 25, 2009
JSE-listed building materials supplier WG Wearne on Monday advised shareholders that it expected to make a loss a share of between 0,1c and 1c a share for the year ended February 2009. On May 18, the company reported that it expects a loss of 4,3c a share and 5,8c a...
Apr 17, 2009
JSE-listed building materials supplier Afrimat expects its earnings a share (EPS) and headline EPS for its 2009 financial year to be between 35% and 45% lower than the year before. The company said in a trading update that the decline related to significant start-up...
Feb 25, 2009
AltX-listed building materials supplier Buildworks would move to the main board of the JSE in May, it announced on Wednesday, adding that all conditions precedent to its acquisition of Consolidated Power Projects (Conco) had also been met. The company said in a...
Nov 24, 2008
While the current operating environment would be challenging, AltX-listed building materials supplier Buildworks on Monday reported that the expected decline in inflation and interest rates in 2009, would benefit the company. Buildworks, led by CEO Raoul Gamsu, said...
Nov 14, 2008
Building materials supplier Hardware Warehouse on Friday announced it would acquire the plumbing, sanitaryware and tile retailer On Tap for between R3-million and R5-million. The supplier said in a statement to shareholders that the acquisition was in line with its...
Sep 26, 2008
Building materials supplier Lafarge Aggregates & Concrete has introduced to Gauteng ‘Agilia’, a self-compacting and self-leveling cement mix that provides fluidity, performance and finish on concrete applications.
Jul 21, 2008
AltX-listed building materials supplier Buildworks would acquire power-related service provider Consolidated Power Projects (Conco) for between R420-million and R670-million, the supplier said in a statement to the JSE on Monday. The company reported that this would...
May 13, 2008
Apr 02, 2008
AltX-quoted building materials supplier Buildworks on Wednesday reported that it made a R23,5-million after tax profit for the six-months ended February 29, in spite of heavy rains and power cuts making things difficult for the company. Revenue for the period was...
Mar 10, 2008
Building materials supplier Iliad Africa, on Monday reported an increase of 22% in earnings a share to 169c, and a 24% increase in turnover to R4,2-billion for the year ended December 2007. Operating profit before interest charges rose by 25% to R347,4 million.
Oct 30, 2007
JSE-listed building materials supplier Afrimat increased headline earnings for the six months ended August 31 by 110% year-on-year, to R47,6-million.
Oct 26, 2007
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Sep 28, 2007
South African glass and aluminium fabricator AG Industries' (AGI's) full-year headline earnings a share fell by some 73% to 10,9c a share, it said on Friday.
Sep 14, 2007
Building materials supplier Hardware Warehouse, from the Eastern Cape, would list on the JSE’s AltX on September 28, it said on Friday.
Aug 24, 2007
Building materials supplier Iliad has reported a 36% increase in earnings a share to 70,8c a share for the six months ended June 30, from 52c in the same period last year.
Jul 16, 2007
JSE-listed building materials supplier Afrimat has agreed to buy quarrying operations and block-manufacturing assets in the Pietermaritzburg and Scottburgh areas, it said on Monday. The acquisitions, for which Afrimat did not disclose a value, would be effective from...
Dec 01, 2005
Iliad Africa Limited, the JSE-listed building materials supplier currently ranked third in the Top 100 Company survey, has announced the acquisition of Q Lite, subject to approval of the competition authorities.
Oct 05, 2001
South African braising materials supplier Johnson Matthey has increased its exports by 5% in the last year to 40% by value of production, with a specific focus on higher value products as opposed to lower value commodity products, says operations manager Marius Smith.
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