Roy Cokayne has been a financial journalist for 34 years, focusing largely on the automotive, construction and property sectors. He is fascinated and passionate about life, living, the truth and justice.

Sanral hit with legal action over cancelled e-toll tender

18 Sep 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   7
Lowest bidder Kusa Kokutsha is seeking an order directing Sanral to award the tender to the company.

Sanral reissues tender for continued management of e-tolls

16 Sep 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   9
As e-toll payment compliance slips further – to 18.45% in July.

Ford invests around R138m in a new Silverton plant facility

14 Sep 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   3
Motor giant aims to double production to 200 000 units a year over the next three to four years.

Construction activity rebound expected in third quarter

11 Sep 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   4
After dropping to a record low.

Automotive component suppliers commit R4.3bn to establish operations in Tshwane

9 Sep 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   5
Government is investing R3.5bn in the SEZ, which is set to create thousands of jobs.

Advisor must repay 87-year-old farmer for Sharemax loss

8 Sep 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   10
Ombud says he acted wrongfully and negligently.

M&R hit by client notice to draw down R745m in guarantees

4 Sep 2020 /  Roy Cokayne  
But says it is close to resolving the issue.

City Lodge reports R486m net loss, won’t be paying dividends

4 Sep 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   5
Only expects to reach break-even levels in its 2022 financial year.

Rainbow Junction development to create 84 000 jobs in Gauteng

2 Sep 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   20
Project is 'shovel-ready' – CEO Rosella Dingle.

Emira slashes dividend by 31%

1 Sep 2020 /  Roy Cokayne  
Provides R119m in rental discounts and deferrals to help tenants survive Covid-19.

M&R takes R197m earnings knock from low Gautrain ridership

28 Aug 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   1
Expects lower passenger numbers as a result of Covid-19 to negatively impact the group until June 2021.

Imperial to retrench about 1 000 of its SA employees

26 Aug 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   1
The tobacco and liquor sales bans during lockdown severely impacted the business.

Government to review PPP framework

24 Aug 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   8
Aims to do more to draw in the private sector to help close the infrastructure funding gap.

DBSA to increase infrastructure delivery support to municipalities

21 Aug 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   18
Municipal sector already accounts for 29% of DBSA’s R90bn loan book.

Government assessing multi-billion rand Gautrain expansion

18 Aug 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   14
Public Works minister says stakeholder engagement is taking place.

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