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Alphamin appoints Swanepoel, Baloyi to board; starts mine boxcut construction

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     20th April 2017 TSX-listed Alphamin Resources, which is developing the Bisie tin project, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has appointed Bernard Swanepoel and Paul Baloyi to its board. Swanepoel currently also serves on the boards of miners Impala Platinum, Zimplats, eXtract Limited, African Rainbow Minerals... 

Basil Read appoints new CFO

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th September 2016 JSE-listed Basil Read on Tuesday announced the appointment of Talib Sadik as CFO and FD, effective October 1, following the resignation of Amanda Wightman. Chartered accountant Sadik was previously group FD at Times Media, De Beers Group Services and Denel. 

Bidvest unbundles food services unit; BidCorp eyes May listing

By: Natasha Odendaal     14th April 2016 As international services, trading and distribution firm Bidvest worked to spin off its food services unit, the new Bid Corporation (BidCorp) planned to make its JSE debut on May 30. In a transaction valued at R2.8-billion, Bidvest planned to dispose of all of the shares in Bidvest Food Africa,... 

enX Group eyes R211m equity capital raising, BBBEE deal

By: Natasha Odendaal     16th March 2015 Industrial energy group enX aims to increase its broad-based black economic-empowerment (BBBEE) shareholding from 2% to 26.5% in an equity capital raising valued at about R211-million. The company, which changed its name from Austro Group in January, announced on Monday that empowerment... 

enX Group announces a proposed R211m equity capital raising and BBBEE transaction as prelude to expansion drive

     16th March 2015 Publicly traded industrial energy company enX Group has announced details of an intended R211m equity capital raise and Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment transaction. The transaction, once concluded, will significantly strengthen its financial and liquidity position and empowerment... 

High-profile board appointments set tone for growth push by back-up-power firm

By: Terence Creamer     25th February 2014 Energy-focused industrial supplier Austro has beefed up its board ahead of what CEO Paul Mansour hopes will be a period of accelerated growth, designed to elevate the company from its current status as a “micro cap” on the JSE to a “small cap”, with a market capitalisation of more than... 

New Austro Board Members Bring Energy And Public Sector Expertise

     13th February 2014 Austro Group Limited today announced the appointment of four new non-executive members to its board of directors, three of whom are independent. The new directors bring strong energy and public-sector credentials and experience to the JSE-listed industrial group. The new board members, appointed... 

Former DBSA CEO joins Basil Read board

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     6th November 2012 JSE-listed construction group Basil Read has appointed former Development Bank of Southern Africa CEO Paul Baloyi as nonexecutive director to its board, effective November 2. Baloyi has more than 26 years of banking experience, the company said, adding that his appointment was a strategic step... 

Mo Shaik appointed to head DBSA’s new international unit 

By: Terence Creamer     7th August 2012 The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has appointed Mo Shaik as the CEO of its soon-to-be-established Development Bank International (DBI) subsidiary. Shaik’s appointment, which was made within days of confirmation of Patrick Dlamini’s selection as the new CEO of the DBSA itself, was... 

Dlamini appointed as new DBSA CEO 

By: Terence Creamer     31st July 2012 The Development Bank of Southern Africa’s (DBSA’s) board, which is chaired by Jabu Moleketi, has appointed Patrick Dlamini as the new CEO of the State-owned development finance institution. Dlamini, who has a background in the aviation sector, will replace acting CEO TP Nchocho in September.... 


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