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Bouwer van Niekerk, one of the business rescue practitioners (BRPs) at the Optimum Colliery, told lawmakers on Tuesday that the BRPs were expecting an alternative proposal from one of the largest creditors in respect to ramping up the mine.
Tens of billions of rand have been secured for some of the infrastructure projects that the government has lined up to kickstart the economy out of the Covid-19-induced recession and grow jobs.
The South African rand gained reprieve from thawing risk appetite as perceived US-Sino tensions dimmed, providing shelter for the local unit ahead of a pivotal supplementary budget address according to NKC Research.
The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) said on Tuesday that it supported Edcon’s business rescue plan (BRP), which was adopted by more than 75 percent of Edcon's creditors on Monday.
JSE-listed diversified financial services group, Peregrine Holdings, saw its earnings tumble by 29.84 percent for the six months to end March as the Covid-19 outbreak and trade disputes continued to spook the global markets.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is under pressure to deliver a Budget that will fight the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and cushion the poor against the rising unemployment and collapsing businesses.
Administrators in charge of South African airline Comair said on Tuesday that they had received a cash offer for the carrier from a company and they would require a week to secure the funding.
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