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Stories by Neville Graham

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

A coalition of business students have devised a new method of producing building material that will help to resolve the pile up of plastic bottles in Jamaica, at least to the degree that they are able to commercialise and market the product.Through...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Profit at Salada Foods Jamaica Limited is up nearly 80 per cent halfway through the company's financial year. Sales revenue are also up 19 per cent.But General Manager Dianna Blake-Bennett is not inclined to celebrate, not now, due to expectations...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Berger Paints Jamaica Chairman Ray Sumairsingh was left red-faced as he sought to explain how directors of the company, who had recommended a sell-off of outstanding shares by minority shareholders, were recorded as still being in possession of...

Published:Sunday | April 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Although some of their members overlap, the Jamaica Exporters' Association has the smaller membership base, but president Michelle Chong sees the pending merger with the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association as a deal among equals.Under the successor...

Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The Insurance Association of Jamaica (IAJ) is currently undertaking the final phase of testing an insured vehicle information system (IVIS), which will allow motorists and other persons involved in accidents to determine whether or not those...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 2:56 PMNeville Graham

Shareholders at an extraordinary general meeting on Monday voted to increase Seprod’s authorized capital by 250 million ordinary shares. That is a nearly 50 per cent increase on the 516.97 million units outstanding Seprod closed trading...

Published:Wednesday | April 4, 2018 | 2:43 PMNeville Graham

Three of Jamaica’s leading car companies have joined forces to create the New Car Dealers Association of Jamaica (NCDAJ). The new body will rival the decades-old Automobile Dealers Association (ADA). The founding members are Toyota Jamaica,...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 2:45 PMNeville Graham

Jamaica has made a formal offer to purchase Venezuela’s 49 per cent stake in Petrojam, Jamaica's sole oil refinery. Energy Minister Dr. Andrew Wheatley made the revelation in a twitter post earlier today. The offer was made at a meeting...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

It's not very often that you can pair the words 'excitement' and 'Toyota' together. The vehicles from the automaker are known for reliability and, in a few instances, all-out performance in limited categories. Aggressive styling, hard body lines,...

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Ideal Betting and its chairman and principal owner Donovan Lewis are facing a possible payout of more than $33 million, following the successful argument of a claim in the Supreme Court that not all shareholders benefited from allotments of new...

Published:Sunday | February 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Salada Foods Jamaica Limited gave shareholders a sneak peek on Wednesday of a new brand of coffee that is meant to tease the taste buds of millennials.The Mountain Bliss 876 line will be on the shelves in a about a week, said General Manager Dianna...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The Students Loans Bureau (SLB) will publish the names and faces of approximately 100 borrowers labelled chronically delinquent.Those persons have until February 26 to avoid the list, due to be published on March 4, by reaching out to the financing...

Published:Thursday | February 8, 2018 | 2:11 PMNeville Graham

Shareholders of distribution and retail conglomerate Derrimon Trading will be asked to consider increasing the authorised share capital of the company at a March 6, 2018  extraordinary general meeting.   Derrimon is listed on the...

Published:Friday | February 2, 2018 | 1:56 PMNeville Graham

The general manager of PROVEN REIT Limited, Pierre Shirley has resigned that post effective March 31, 2018 after being with the company for just over two years. PROVEN REIT is the real estate investments and development arm of the...

Published:Wednesday | January 24, 2018 | 6:21 PMNeville Graham

JSE CAPITAL MARKETS CONFERENCE Dr Henry Lowe is holding to the commitment to go public with his medical marijuana firm, Medicanja Limited. “We are coming to the market in a few weeks,” he said at the annual Investments and Capital...

Published:Wednesday | January 24, 2018 | 12:23 PMNeville Graham

JSE CAPITAL MARKETS CONFERENCE Prime Minister Andrew Holness is touting a doctrine of growth to take Jamaica along a more fruitful development path. He is urging the country to embrace this mantra in order for Jamaica to break out of decades of...

Published:Thursday | January 18, 2018 | 11:45 AMNeville Graham

With 2017 revenues running $13 billion ahead of target, Finance Minister Audley Shaw says he will not be introducing any new taxes in the 2018/2019 budget.  Addressing a Mayberry Investors Forum at the Knutsford Court Hotel, New Kingston on...

Published:Sunday | January 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Job separation is a natural outcome of the constant drive to improve business processes, according to Dennis Cohen, the second in command at NCB Financial Group.He confirmed that jobs were eliminated at the banking group at year end, which Gleaner...

Published:Friday | January 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The Financial Services Commission (FSC) proposed changes to stock market takeover rules that would have reduced the threshold required to trigger a mandatory buyout...

Published:Friday | January 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Seprod Limited has kicked off the new year with a series of management promotions to build on double-digit growth, which the company's boss said would be reflected in...

Published:Wednesday | January 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Christopher Dehring, co-CEO of ReadyTV, says the first six months of operation have performed to expectations, and that the cable TV service would be broadcasting nationwide by this June, its first-year anniversary.The company started out supplying service...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Wherever there are busy working people there are bound to be lonely hearts, according to entrepreneur Everton Tate, and he is cashing in.Tate owns and operates an online dating site called 'Singles Club 876' aimed at finding the perfect match for...

Published:Friday | December 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Pre-owned car dealer Jetcon Corporation Limited wants to break into the export market and has already sought out space in an economic zone to push-start those plans.Jetcon plans to...

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) will be launching a second round of its grant -financing programme, which backs innovators and early stage ventures in need of capital to commercialise their ideas.The Innovation Grant for New Ideas and...

Published:Friday | December 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The R hotel, billed assa swanky boutique establishment with a unique business model and a select clientele, should have opened in October but delivery delays and 'other factors' have left the...

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