OCEANA BULLETIN : JSE SRI INDEX 2009

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JSE SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT INDEX Bulletin to Oceana Group staff from FP Kuttel : Group CEO I am pleased to advise that Oceana is one of 67 companies which has qualified for being listed on the 2009 JSE SRI Index. This year 109 companies were assessed, of which 11 were listed for the first time…. Read more »

NEWS RELEASE : OCEANA INCREASES HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE BY 18%

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Oceana Chairman, Mustaq Brey, reported a growth of 18% in earnings per share and headline earning per share for the financial year ended 30 September 2009. Group turnover increased by 10% whilst operating profit before abnormal items improved by 29%. “The canned fish and horse mackerel businesses showed exceptional improvement over the prior year whilst… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE BY WWF – SOUTH AFRICA

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World Wide Fund for Nature Responsible Fisheries Alliance launched- a first for South Africa Today (2 September 2009), saw stakeholders from across the fishing industry sector shake hands and commit to working together and sharing solutions in the mutual goal of securing the future of seafood and marine ecosystems. WWF South Africa, together with four… Read more »

ANNOUNCEMENT : APPOINTMENT OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, TJ TAPELA

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The Board of Oceana has, with effect from 27 August 2009, appointed Takula Jenkins Tapela (BCompt [SA]) as a non-executive director of the company. Tapela joined Brimstone in June 2005 as managing executive, from Old Mutual SA where he was executive assistant to the managing director. Prior to this Takula worked in OMSA’s Corporate Finance… Read more »

OCEANA CODE OF CONDUCT

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DECLARE IT! Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Since early 2009, Oceana’s Western Cape business sites have been hosting presentations of industrial theatre to introduce the revised and updated Code of Business Conduct and Ethics. Actors sketched a few situations in the work environment where conflicts of interest (between one’s own interests and those of… Read more »

ACHIEVEMENT: 4TH YEAR LISTING ON JSE SRI INDEX

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PROUDLY LISTED For the fourth consecutive year, Oceana has been included in the JSE Socially Responsible Investment Index. The Index showcases the companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange that fulfil the demanding criteria on triple bottom-line performance in four areas: corporate governance, environment, economy and society. Oceana’s commitment to social responsibility and to the… Read more »

LUCKY STAR AND CONSUMER STUDIES OLYMPIAD

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LUCKY STAR MAKES A DIFFERENCE FOR 2738 LEARNERS AND THEIR SCHOOLS The first Consumer Studies Olympiad was written in 1984 by students in schools which offered home economics as a senior subject. Participation steadily increased to 190 schools and 4 298 learners last year. Lucky Star Makes a Difference In 2005 Oceana Brands decided that… Read more »

CARING FOR COMMUNITIES IN NAMIBIA

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ARECHANAB COMMUNITY TRUST Over the past ten years, from 1998 to 2008, just over N$ 5.1 million has been donated by the Arechanab Community Trust and its associates to development and upliftment projects in the Arandis communities. What is Arechanab Community Trust? Arechanab Fishing and Development Company (Pty) Ltd. is a Namibian company which holds… Read more »

COMMERCIAL COLD STORAGE CITY DEEP

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Additional Capacity for City Deep Conveniently situated to the east of Johannesburg, Commercial Cold Storage in City Deep announced the completion in December 2008 of an expansion programme for 5 200 additional pallet positions and the opening of a new state-of-the-art mobile racked room. The stand-alone facility has been built on the property adjacent to… Read more »

OCEANA POSTS EXCELLENT MID-YEAR FINANCIAL RESULTS

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Oceana reported its mid-year financial results today, posting a 59% increase in headline earnings per share and a 63% increase in earnings per share for the six months ended 31 March 2009 compared to the previous year. Revenue increased by 24% whilst operating profit before abnormal items increased by 69%. In his review of operations,… Read more »