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Oct 31, 2014
PRODUCTION RAMP UP Nampak anticipates the waste volumes for the facility to increase with the change in seasons and influx of visitors to the Kruger National Park
The waste-separation and recycling management facility in Skukuza, in the southern region of the Kruger National Park, in Mpumalanga, is ramping up production, packaging group Nampak group investor relations manager Zanele Salman tells Engineering News. The facility...
Oct 17, 2014
In the context of a chronically weak manufacturing environment, news that Nampak Glass had invested R1.2-billion in a third furnace at its Germiston facility was quite uplifting. Pictured above are Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies and Nampak CEO André de...
Aug 08, 2014
Trevor Dickinson Dickinson Group will establish Dickinson Zambia, in the Copperbelt province, by the end of this year
Local projects constitute about 70% of local furnace and industrial services company Dickinson Group’s yearly revenue, but the company aims to increase its stake in the African market by establishing new and strengthening existing subsidiaries on the continent....
May 29, 2014
Apr 11, 2014
The Kruger National Park in partnership with paper and packaging company Nampak on Friday launched its waste separation and recycling facility in Skakuza, in the southern region of the KNP. The more than R7-million facility, funded by Nampak, the Kruger National Park...
Feb 25, 2014
Nampak's André de Ruyter
JSE-listed Nampak on Tuesday announced that CEO designate André de Ruyter would take over from current CEO Andrew Marshall on March 1, rather than only on April 1 as originally planned. This change in takeover date was owing to the handover process having “proceeded...
Feb 24, 2014
JSE-listed aluminium products manufacturer Hulamin has announced a R300-million investment in additional scrap separation, processing and recycling equipment, with start up planned in mid-2015, in a bid to wean the company off its partial dependency on rolling slab...
Nov 18, 2013
South African packaging company Nampak has entered into an agreement with Clements Nominees in terms of which Nampak will acquire the entire issued share capital of Nigeria-based beverage can manufacturing facility Alucan Packaging from investment holding company...
May 28, 2013
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Nov 21, 2012
South African packaging company Nampak on Wednesday reported that its trading profit from the rest of Africa increased by 159% for the year ended September, following decent contributions from its Angola and Zambia operations. The group’s trading profit increased by...
Nov 02, 2012
  South African packaging company Nampak has finalised the R115-million acquisition of the remaining 50% shareholding in Elopak South Africa.
Nov 02, 2012
Metal packaging manufacturer Nampak’s Bevcan and Divfood divisions, together with recycling initiative Collect-a-Can and its interactive awareness brand, Can Do!, will launch local initiatives that form part of international Canvironment Week at the Green Expo, in...
Oct 19, 2012
Plastic packaging company Astrapak has appointed Robin Moore as its new group CEO, effective November 5. Prior to the appointment, Moore was the MD of packaging manufacturer Nampak’s flexible cluster, where he was involved in restructuring a number of its operations.
Sep 04, 2012
South African packaging company Nampak on Tuesday said it would buy the remaining 50% shareholding in Elopak South Africa for R115-million. Nampak already owned 50% of the Norwegian company’s subsidiary, which manufactures gable top paper cartons for fresh beverages...
Jul 06, 2012
While the South African packaging industry is facing challenges like many other sectors, it is capable of successfully competing in global markets and packaging companies should aim to turn challenges into opportunities, advises paper and plastic packaging...
May 29, 2012
JSE-listed packaging manufacturer Nampak on Tuesday posted a 13% increase in headline earnings a share from continuing operations and 10% revenue growth for the first half of the 2012 financial year. Headline earnings a share from continuing operations climbed to...
Feb 24, 2012
Diversified packaging company Nampak completed its acquisition of the remaining 50% of the issued share capital of glass packaging company Nampak Wiegand Glass from German glass manufacturer Wiegand-Glas. The company reported on Friday that the Competition Tribunal...
Jan 27, 2012
Power and automation group ABB has signed a five-year full-service contract with JSE-listed packaging group Nampak’s corrugation division to manage maintenance and improve overall efficiency, while reducing operating costs at the company’s Rosslyn paper mill in...
Jan 11, 2012
South Africa’s former Reserve Bank Governor and Labour Minister Tito Mboweni and his brother have done a $32-million deal with Ferrox for 20% of the Tivani iron-ore project in South Africa’s Limpopo province. The project may also be developed for the production of...
Nov 23, 2011
JSE-listed Nampak has secured a R1-billion, five-year revolving credit facility, which it would use fund capital expenditure for its growth plans, group manager for corporate finance and treasury Jacques Mol said on Wednesday. The funding agreement with Nedbank...
Nov 16, 2011
JSE-listed packaging group Nampak said on Wednesday that it has acquired the other 50% share in its glass packaging business from German glass manufacturer Wiegand-Glas for R938-million. CEO Andrew Marshall said the acquisition was part the company’s strategy of...
Oct 06, 2011
Sep 19, 2011
Paper and packaging company Nampak has officially opened its new paper mill in Rosslyn, outside Pretoria, which increased the capacity of its corrugated business. The R700-million expansion project, adjacent to its existing mill, would enable Nampak to increase its...
Jun 30, 2011
JSE-listed Nampak this week opened a $160-million can manufacturing plant in Angola − its first greenfield investment outside South Africa. Nampak Bevcan’s plant, dubbed Angolata, has a production line capacity of 750-million cans a year, and Nampak said that this...
May 25, 2011
Diversified packaging company Nampak on Wednesday reported a 28% year-on-year increase in its interim headline a share to 93,5c a share, from 72,8c a share, on the back of stronger operating profit and lower financing costs The group’s trading margins improved from...
Apr 07, 2011
An investment of almost R500-million was earmarked to rebuild and expand a furnace at Nampak Wiegand Glass’ bottle manufacturing facility at Roodekop, Alberton. Nampak CEO Andrew Marshall on Thursday said furnace 2, which was nearing the end of its useful life,...
Aug 20, 2010
The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU), in Port Elizabeth, is currently rolling out a recycling project at its residences on a trial basis.

Specific bins are placed in strategic areas for the separation of plastic, paper and glass. When these bins are...
Aug 18, 2010
Attached please find a press release on: The Paper Recycling Association of South Africa says that only 43.56% of our recoverable paper is being recycled. That means that 1 639 tons of paper which is the same as about 96 400 trees is being saved every year. But, for...
May 27, 2010
JSE-listed packaging group Nampak has recorded a 22,5% increase in net profit to R475,7-million for six months ended March 31, 2010, compared with R388,2-million in the first half of 2009. Headline earnings a share improved by 16,3% to 77,8c a share, compared with...
Apr 26, 2010
Apr 16, 2010
The Watermist fire suppression system, in use in packaging manufacturer Nampak’s paper mill, in Rosslyn, Pretoria, uses a fine mist to suppress fires, resulting in little to no water damage to equipment.
Apr 15, 2010
Empowered packaging manufacturer Transpaco would acquire fellow packaging firm Nampak’s Disaki Cores and Tubes, as well as Nampak’s Cleveland Packaging and Global Packaging businesses, for R30-million. Transpaco CEO Phillip Abelheim said that the acquisition would...
Mar 05, 2010
The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (Pamsa) is tackling the skills shortage in the paper industry through the implementation of its newly developed national research framework.
Feb 24, 2010
Former South African Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni has been appointed chairperson of gold-mining company AngloGold Ashanti, succeeding current chairperson Russell Edey, who is retiring after eight years. Mboweni has also been appointed chairperson of South...
Nov 24, 2009
The group treasurer of freight logistics group, Transnet, Disebo Moephuli, has joined the board of JSE-listed packaging company Nampak as an independent nonexecutive director. Moephuli, who joined the Nampak board on November 23, holds a BA economics degree from the...
Nov 23, 2009
JSE-listed packaging specialist Nampak on Monday reported a 53% drop in headline earnings a share for the 2009 financial year, owing to a loss on the fair value of financial instruments compared with a gain in the previous year, as well as an increase in finance...
Nov 20, 2009
South African companies Woolworths and Engen have installed recycling facilities for paper, cardboard, glass and plastic at selected Engen service stations in the Western Cape as part of their commitment to reducing landfill waste and protecting the environment.
Oct 28, 2009
JSE-listed packaging company Nampak on Wednesday advised shareholders that headline earnings a share, for the year ended September, were likely to be between 45% and 65% lower than the 177,3c a share for the previous year. Basic earnings a share was also expected to...
Oct 07, 2009
Trevor Evans would step down as nonexecutive chairperson of South Africa's largest packaging firm, Nampak, in 2010. Evans served as executive chairperson from 2001 to 2003 and as nonexecutive chairperson since 2003.
Sep 25, 2009
Collect-a-Can reports that 72% of food and beverage cans in South Africa are reclaimed through the recycling process.
Sep 18, 2009
Occupational safety specialist company RRM Consulting & Developments reports that a lack of competence and awareness among workers results in accidents in mines and on industrial sites, and that sufficient training is the only way to reduce the number of...
Jul 31, 2009
Full Name: Mteto Nyati Position: MD of Microsoft South Africa Main Activity of the Company: Software development, marketing and sale
Jul 30, 2009
JSE-listed packaging firm Nampak has named a former South African Airways (SAA) CFO as its new finance chief, the company announced on Thursday. Gareth Griffiths would join Nampak on September 1, after having served as the CFO of Abu Dhabi Airports Company, SAA and...
Jul 24, 2009
Packaging company Nampak’s waste management joint venture with steel producer ArcelorMittal, Collect-a-Can is assisting the Department of Transport and the Msunduzi municipality to implement an environmentally conscious and self-sustaining infrastructure for waste...
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