Treasury Secretary Dr. P. B. Jayasundera, Chief Guest at the 160th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Planters’ Association (PA) of Ceylon, pledged the government’s commitment to the wellbeing of the country’s plantation industry, while encouraging the industry as a whole to take necessary action in developing a vision and framework to increase output and exports – so as to reach a USD 5 billion target in exports by 2020.

Logiventures Pvt. Ltd, the market leader and the trend setter in the container conversion industry in Sri Lanka, received the award for the "Most Innovative Stall” at the CONSTRUCT 2014 Award Ceremony for their newest life style concept "Social!" by Convertainers.

Elpitiya Plantations PLC will pay tribute to the valuable contribution of its retired workers of Dunsinane, Sheen, Fernlands, Meddecombra, New Peacock and Nayapane Estates by opening an elders’ home for them at Meddecombra Estate, complete with all amenities and built at a cost of over Rs 25 million.

Sri Lanka and China signed the following agreements to further cooperation between the two nations:

Houses for Urban low income families

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 04:11

The newly constructed 'Puradora Sewana' Housing Scheme in Orugodawatte, Colombo was declared open by the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa recently.

JAT Holdiings (Pvt) Ltd. The total timber coating solutions provider, who are the pioneers in the timber coatings industry in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Maldives, received a prestigious National Award for Manufacturing at the recently concluded Ceylon National Chamber of Industries Awards Ceremony.

Holcim (Lanka) Ltd., a leading cement manufacturer in Sri Lanka, announced that it will be supporting the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) with its housing programme for conflict affected families in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.

ACESL to hold workshop on FIDIC contracts

Monday, 15 September 2014 05:00

The Association of Consulting Engineers, Sri Lanka (ACESL) is to conduct Two 2-Day FIDIC Contracts Workshops, the first on Practical Use of FIDIC Conditions of Contracts providing essential contractual know-how for working on today’s international projects and the second on Management of Claims, Dispute Resolution, Dispute Boards and Adjudication under FIDIC Contracts for the construction industry on 22nd to 25th September 2014 at the Waters Edge, Battaramulla.

Sri Lanka is seeing a huge leap forward in its food culture, with numerous trendy eateries and cafes popping up across urban centers, serving up an eclectic array of modern cuisine that caters to the foodie in all of us. However, a constant constraint faced by many of these outlets is the lack of space and the limitation of location.

As part of its ongoing CSR activities, JAT Holdings at the request of the Hon Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena, donated 1000 and 200 litre plastic containers to be provided to the people of the North Central Province for water storage purposes.

Holcim Lanka shines at SLIM NASCO awards 2014

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 07:27

Holcim (Lanka) recently announced that two of its sales personnel were adjudged winners in the Industrial and Agricultural category at the recently concluded SLIM NASCO awards 2014.

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