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Mar 05, 2014
JSE-listed paper and plastics packaging manufacturer Mpact announced on Wednesday that it would invest R765-million in the upgrade of its Felixton paper mill, in KwaZulu-Natal, enhancing the facility’s total product offering and increasing capacity by 60 000 t/y to...
May 09, 2013
JSE-listed paper, pulp and packaging group Sappi recorded a 68% drop in operating profit for the second quarter of the year to $40-million, down from $125-million in the 2012 equivalent period, dragged down by worse-than-expected European market conditions. “The...
Mar 09, 2012
Local producer and marketer of handcrafted paper products Phumani Paper is considering the potential of exporting its products to neighbouring countries, entering new markets and securing more consistent clients within South Africa.
Mar 09, 2012
Durban-based innovative paper products manufacturer Pandu Paper will add a new laser cutting machine to its production line.
May 20, 2011
On April 28 and 29, the North Gauteng High Court heard the case between the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (Itac), as the first applicant; the South African Revenue Service (Sars), as the second applicant; the Minister of Trade and...
Mar 05, 2010
Paper machine supplier Metso Paper South Africa will offer a broader product range in response to the financial downturn MD Pierre de Villiers says.
Mar 05, 2010
Paper merchants for commercial printers NOR Paper, a division of Bytes Document Solutions, MD Raymond Blake says that there are several initiatives currently employed in the corporate world to reduce paper wastage.
Sep 22, 2009
Employment in the formal nonagricultural sector declined by 0,8%, or 67 000 jobs, between the quarter ended March 31, 2009, and the quarter ended June 30, 2009, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reported on Tuesday. Stats SA’s quarterly employment survey (QES)...
Jul 03, 2009
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Mar 18, 2008
Pulp, paper and packaging group Mondi, which has dual primary listings on the Johannesburg and London stock exchanges, is confident that its commercial and strategic interests are not in any way threatened by the fact that some 48% of its South African land is still...
Oct 13, 2006
The small to medium sized manufacturing industry in South Africa is not fully focused when it comes to the maintenance of physical assets. These are the sentiments of an engineer at physical asset management company, Pragma Wyhan Jooste.
Feb 04, 2005
Not many people know that Lithotech, a company that has always operated in the shadows, is responsible for some 30% of the mail arriving in post boxes daily.
Mar 12, 2004
A Turkish business delegation to South Africa has called for a strengthening of trade and economic relations between the two countries, saying that the current level of bilateral trade does not reflect the potential that exists.
Dec 01, 2003
Industrial manufacturer African Oxygen (Afrox) last week emerged as winner of the Most Outstanding Technological Innovation 2003 at the Department of Science and Technology’s annual showcase of technology and innovation in South Africa, the Technology Top 100...
Nov 27, 2003
Year-on-year producer price inflation for all commodities sank to minus 1,8% last month, from minus 1% in September, Statistics South Africa said yesterday.
Oct 31, 2003
There is little startling in the South African government’s newly-released reflection on the performance of the country during its first decade of democracy.
Apr 24, 2003
The production price index (PPI) for all commodities for South African consumption shows an annual rate of increase of 5,1% at March 2003 (compared with that at March 2002), Statistics South Africa said yesterday.
Sep 13, 2002
The deletion and insertion of rebate items in respect of paper and paper products. The amendments are effective with retrospective effect to January 1, 2002, to account for the World Customs Organisation's changes in the Harmonised Commodity Description and Coding...