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Manufacturing production drops in May

2017-07-11 16:00

Manufacturing production underperformed, declining 0.3% for the month of May, despite expected growth of 0.5%, said an analyst.

'Downturns in business to dent manufacturing sector'

2017-07-03 17:10

There may possibly be a contraction in manufacturing production, following downturns in business and new sales, says an analyst.

General Motors to stop sales in India by 2017 year end

2017-05-19 09:23

US auto giant General Motors will stop selling cars in India by year end, it said Thursday, putting the brakes on efforts to penetrate one of the world's fastest growing markets.

Porsche builds its one-millionth 911 sports car

2017-05-15 13:30

Porsche reaches a milestone with the one-millionth 911 rolling off its production line.

Light at the end of mining tunnel with increased profits

2017-03-30 18:14

South Africa’s mining sector’s profits improved by R72.2bn in the period between 2015 and 2016, although the increase is off a very low base, says the Chamber of Mines.

Lonmin's platinum production at Marikana drops

2017-01-26 12:06

The unit costs of platinum production will remain under pressure for the foreseeable future until there's a sustained improvement in production throughput from mining, said Lonmin.

SA platinum production plummets 12%

2016-12-08 12:32

Mining production fell by 2.9% in the past year, mainly owing to a drop in platinum metals production, according to Statistics South Africa.

OPEC, non-oil cartel members discuss production cuts

2016-10-30 14:41

OPEC officials held talks with Russia and other non-cartel members Saturday in Vienna to debate how to implement a plan aimed at cutting oil output to reduce a global supply glut and bolster prices.

BMW invests a whopping R6bn in SA

2015-11-16 13:08

BMW Group plans to invest R6bn in its Rosslyn Plant. The investment will allow the plant to produce next generation BMW X3 locally.

UK car production rising for exports

2015-07-24 09:45

Car production increased radically in the UK during June 2015 as export demands surged.

 

Samsung plans $18bn of new investments in chip production

2017-07-04 16:27

Samsung, the world’s biggest maker of memory chips, announced 20.4trn won ($18bn) of new investments to expand semiconductor output in South Korea.

Mexico says existing Ford jobs safe

2017-06-22 08:40

A state official in western Mexico says more than 3400 jobs at a Ford assembly plant are safe following the company's announcement that it will shift planned production of its Focus to China.

Volvo Cars moves into fast-growing Indian market

2017-05-18 14:11

Swedish carmaker Volvo said Thursday it will start assembling cars in India this year in a move into a fast-expanding market where it has had only a small presence until now.

In the markets: What to watch this week

2017-05-08 05:42

The market will keep a close eye on economic data being released over the next few days, as it could reflect the effects of the recent Cabinet reshuffle on the economy.

Coal drags but mining production still on the up

2017-03-14 15:03

January mining production statistics show an improvement of 1.3% compared to the previous year.

Merafe's ferrechrome production climbs 4%

2017-01-26 11:03

Merafe Resources reported a slight uptick in its ferrochrome production for the year ended 31 December 2016.

Mining production expands 3.4% y/y

2016-11-10 18:35

September mining production has expanded 3.4% year- on-year, seasonally adjusted and by 0.9% month-on-month.

Manufacturing output goes up, while mining production dips

2016-06-09 13:00

Mining production has decreased by 6.9% year-on-year in April with iron ore being the largest negative contributor, while manufacturing output increased by 2.9%.

Think Tank with the kids

2015-08-05 15:57

Director's kids present the Think Tank show

South Sudan oil revenue hit by conflict

2015-01-04 13:00

South Sudan's oil revenue has been hit by reduced output because of conflict in the African republic and the rapid decline in oil prices.

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