Haycarb PLC, the world class coconut shell-based activated carbon manufacturer and exporter, posted a record performance in the financial year 2012/13.
Outpacing growing challenges in traditional markets and rising costs of production, the Hayleys Group’s multinational activated carbon business noted significant achievement of several key performance milestones in an interim statement filed with the Colombo Stock Exchange.
Giving priority to a much needed requirement to recognise institutions in the agricultural sector, the National Agribusiness Council will be organising the annual Agribusiness Awards on 25 August 2013, for the eighth consecutive year, concurrently with the Ag-Biz and Pro food trade fair at BMICH.
A dinner was hosted by the Sri Lankan Business Council of Dubai, UAE for the Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen recently. The occasion was graced by U.A.E Ambassador Dr. Mahinda Balasuriya, Dubai and Northern Emirates Consular General Abdul Raheem, Tea Commissioner for UAE Ranjith Abeykoon, Chairman of the Sri Lankan Business Council Farook Kassim, Board Directors, members and invitees.
United Tractor and Equipment Pvt. Ltd., long-standing and exclusive dealers of the famed Caterpillar brand in Sri Lanka launched the Caterpillar 428 F Backhoe Loader at a ceremony held at Waters Edge. A large number of contractors and customers gathered at this occasion. Caterpillar India Territory Manager Amit Bansal and Cat Building and Construction Products Division Industry Representative Vijay Rengaraju also participated.
Five lucky shoppers who redeemed accumulated loyalty points for purchases at Odel’s flagship store at Alexandra Place in April, won vouchers worth Rs. 10,000, each courtesy of Sri Lanka favourite lifestyle store. The five winners were Vishwapali Manchanayake, Anupama Wimalasena, Prashanthi Mallawarachchi, Madushani Kannangara and Chandima Arawwala.
Keells Food Products (KFP) recently opened another food outlet in Kandy, offering more customers the opportunity to grab delicious and high quality Keells, Krest and Elephant House products on-the-go. This move is part of KFP’s initiative to provide people with a premium range of food at affordable prices. The latest outlet has been opened at the popular Kandy Delight Bakers.
A delegation headed by Chinese People’s Association for Peace and Disarmament Secretary General Zhu Rui visited Sri Lanka on the invitation of Pathfinder Foundation founder Milinda Morogoda, where they held discussions with Acting Minister of Investment Promotion Faiszer Musthapha on matters pertaining to investment prospects in Sri Lanka
The Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKIIRSS) will host its seventh National Conference in reconciliation under the topic of the ‘Role of Arts and Culture in Reconciliation’ on Thursday, 16 May 2013, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
From supportive Government policies to incentives for investments, the much imperative laws, regulations and procedures of the Board of Investment (BoI) came under focus at a recent seminar organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka).
LAUGFS Gas was awarded the ‘National Quality Award’ for the medium scale category at the 18th Annual National Quality Awards Ceremony, which is the highest honour for quality and excellence in organisational performance in Sri Lanka. The Chief Guest at this event was Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka.