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LATEST NEWS FOR Wilson Bayly Holmes - Ovcon Ltd.  

The Company is listed on the securities exchange operated by the JSE Ltd. and is the holding company of a number of subsidiary companies principally engaged in civil engineering and building construction activities in Africa, Australia and the United... [more info]

R1.88bn government office accommodation project goes to WBHO

5 Mar 2021 /  Roy Cokayne   5
As group reports increase in public sector projects but further losses in Australia.

A reprieve for the world’s thought followers (that would be us)

18 Jan 2021 /  Ann Crotty   5
Davos delayed – plus a look at trust among citizens and between China and the US, with a word or two about M&R and WBHO as well as Cartrack, Truworths, RCL and Remgro.

Civil project awards increase to highest level in four years

10 Dec 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   1
Supported by road and water project awards.

Booming PGMs boost Tharisa and have we tamed inflation?

1 Dec 2020 /  Simon Brown  
FNB's Chantal Marx talks Aveng results and JP Morgan turning bullish on SA Inc. Tharisa CEO, Phoevos Pouroulisas, on the PGM and chrome earnings boom. Old Mutual's Izak Odendaal on what's driving inflation.

Competition settlement: Only two construction firms up to date on payments

30 Nov 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   3
'Each company must plead its own case for deferment' – Safcec.

WBHO plans to retain Aussie presence, despite massive loss-making contracts

18 Nov 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   1
Group reports R549m after-tax loss, with potentially R396m in unrecoverable Covid-19 costs.

Investing in emerging markets vs foreign aid and Ninety One’s results unpacked

18 Nov 2020 /  Simon Brown   
FNB's Wayne McCurrie on WBHO and Ninety One results. Stor-Age GM Chris Oosthuizen talks the effects of lockdown on the business. Philani Sangweni, director at E4E Africa, discusses investing in emerging markets as an alternative to foreign aid.

Raubex awarded two Sanral contracts worth R2.87bn

18 Nov 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   9
A sign that government’s efforts to get the economy going are starting to kick in.

Losses related to Covid-19, Australia projects cause drop in WBHO profits

17 Nov 2020 /  Nompu Siziba   
Wolfgang Neff – CEO, WBHO

WBHO expects massive earnings slump, gets unsolicited bid for Probuild

4 Jun 2020 /  Roy Cokayne  
Bid could 'unlock nice value and be a graceful exit out of Australia' – analyst.

Companies scramble to postpone, cancel dividends

6 Apr 2020 /  Hilton Tarrant   17
But the real impact will be seen later this year.

Construction sector prospects look brighter

12 Mar 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   2
But any recovery is dependent on government tenders being adjudicated and awarded.

SOE tenders give construction sector hope

4 Sep 2019 /  Roy Cokayne   2
But industry's capacity severely reduced by spate of corporate failures and exits.

WBHO cuts dividend by 60% due to poor Australian performance

3 Sep 2019 /  Moneyweb   
Louwtjie Nel – Chair, WBHO

WBHO flags lower earnings

20 Aug 2019 /  Roy Cokayne   3
Attributes fall to its roads upgrade project in Australia.

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