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M&R holds line on resources-focused strategy despite commodity meltdown

By: Terence Creamer Engineering and construction group Murray & Roberts (M&R) says it has no intention of shifting its strategy away from the international natural resources market, notwithstanding the prevailing weak climate for commodities and a bleak immediate outlook. Speaking to investors on Thursday, CEO Henry... 

M&R Cementation bags R4.8bn Kalagadi Manganese mining contract

By: Natalie Greve Mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation has been awarded a R4.8-billion, five-year mining contract for the Kalagadi Manganese operation, in the Kalahari basin. The three farms on which the mineral explorer held new-order mining rights were believed to hold some 960-million tons of... 

M&R accelerates Clough’s globalisation as Australian LNG workflow tapers

By: Terence Creamer Engineering and construction group Murray & Roberts (M&R) has signalled its intention to accelerate the internationalisation of its Australia-based oil and gas unit, Clough – a strategy underpinned by a dramatic tapering off of greenfield liquefied natural gas (LNG) megaprojects in Australia and... 

Murray & Roberts awarded mammoth R2.6bn Venetia mine contract

By: Natalie Greve In what could be the single-largest contract awarded to construction major Murray & Roberts (M&R) since the Eskom power build programme, M&R subsidiary M&R Cementation has secured a R2.6-billion contract to develop an underground mine beneath diamond major De Beers’ openpit Venetia mine, in... 

Murray & Roberts Sets Up A Permanent Presence In Zambia

Murray & Roberts officially opened its new offices in Kitwe, Zambia, in early November 2013, establishing a permanent operational base from which to support projects both in Zambia and in other key areas of the Central African infrastructure and mineral resources arenas. Allan Widlake, Murray &... 

Company Annoucements:Murray & Roberts sets its sights on African expansion

By: Creamer Media Reporter Mining, energy and infrastructure yield big opportunities for growth In November this year, South African construction and engineering company Murray & Roberts will add Mozambique to the list of African countries where it has a permanent presence. This follows operations opened in Ghana and... 

With recovery year done, M&R seeks growth in mining, oil and gas

By: Irma Venter Construction group Murray & Roberts has concluded the recovery year of its three-year recovery and growth strategy, says CEO Henry Laas. With the 2013 and 2014 financial years now labelled as growth years, he warns, however, that there is no “remarkable recovery” envisaged in the construction... 

M&R says it’s not overly exposed to culled mining project pipeline

By: Terence Creamer JSE-listed construction and engineering group Murray & Roberts (M&R), which is increasingly pinning its fortunes to continued growth in the mining, oil and gas sectors, moved to assure investors on Thursday that it was not overly exposed to some of the recently announced mining-project cutbacks.... 


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