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Increase in offer consideration applicable to general offer

The Senwes Group, in terms of regulation 104 of the Companies Regulations, 2011, has resolved to increase the consideration payable in terms of the Senwes Offer to a cash consideration of R19.50 per KLK share (previously R18.50), alternatively, and in any combination, 1.5 Senwes shares for each KLK share and/or 2 Senwesbel shares for each KLK share (previously 1.4 and 1.8 respectively).

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North West University Precision Farming Congress 2019

  • 07 March 2019
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Following a very successful precision farming congress in 2016, the School of Agricultural Sciences at the North West University, Potchefstroom campus will be hosting another precision farming congress on Thursday, 4 April 2019.

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Senwes’ For the Farmers Campaign Extended

  • 27 February 2019
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On 1 February 2019 Senwes answered AgriSA’s call to “braai the farmers’ problems away” by initiating a social media call to action which saw the leading agri-company’s staff hosting braais on company premises.

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Agbiz responds to Minister Mboweni’s 2019 Budget Speech

  • 21 February 2019
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This year’s Budget Speech comes against the background of tough macroeconomic conditions, characterised by weak economic growth, less effective tax administration and collection, and rising demand for government expenditure, amongst other factors.

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Update on posting of combined offer circular to KLK shareholders

  • 21 February 2019
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Shareholders of KLK ("KLK Shareholders") are referred to the announcement by KLK of 18 December 2018 regarding the firm intention by the Senwes Group to make an offer to KLK Shareholders, as described in that announcement ("Senwes Offer").

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Senwes Park fixtures 2019

  • 08 February 2019
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With the next few months at Senwes Park fully packed with non-stop cricket action, you, your friends and family won’t have any time to be bored this Summer.

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Senwes challenges the nation to braai for the farmers this Friday, 1 February 2019

Leading Agri-company, Senwes has laid out a challenge to all South African companies, to answer the call to assist farmers who are suffering the conditions of drought and a drop in red meat prices. AgriSA recently called on South Africans “to braai the famers problems away.”

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Senwes Expo 2019: Postponed until further notice

  • 08 January 2019
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It is with sincere regret that we have to announce the postponement of the upcoming Senwes Expo 2019, which had been scheduled for 29 and 30 January 2019 at Nampo Park near Bothaville.

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Wil jy jou boerdery-onderneming versterk wat ‘n direkte effek op jou welvaart sal hê?

  • 07 January 2019
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Dan is hierdie strategiese bestuursprogram net die regte medisyne vir jou boerdery.

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Announcement to acquire KLK Landbou shares

An announcement of a firm intention by the Senwes group to make a general offer to acquire all of the issued ordinary shares of KLK Landbou Limited (“KLK”).

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Good grain flows ensure six-month results

  • 05 December 2018
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Senwes, one of the largest agri-companies in South Africa, announced its interim financial results for the six months ended 31 October 2018.

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Senwes hosts another successful Christmas Tree event!

  • 08 November 2018
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Eleven years ago an idea to treat local children from institutions aimed at child care for abused, special needs and abandoned kids, to a Christmas party arose. It began with three institutions - House Rethabile, House Adonai and Matlosana Childcare in Klerksdorp.

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Want to be part of Senwes’ annual christmas tree project?

  • 09 October 2018
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Hosted by Senwes and its partners, the project started 11 years ago when Senwes staff wanted to make a positive difference in the lives of the less fortunate children and differently-abled persons.

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Senwes proud to be main sponsor of Boertjiefees

Close to 8000 people attended the Bultfontein Boertjiefees last year, which marked the return of the festival after a hiatus in 2016 due to the drought.

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Senwes Future Focus zooms in on the importance of personal development in agriculture

The 15th Senwes Future Focus will this year be held on the 5th of September at Nampo Park. The day, in collaboration with Agri NW, Free State Agriculture and Grain SA kicks off at 08:00 and focuses on the importance of personal development in agriculture.

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Senwes is a proud sponsor of the LBW and AgriSA “Land Solution” Summit

  • 02 August 2018
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All farm roads will lead to Limpopo on 23 and 24 August 2018 when some of the country’s leading authorities on South Africa’s Land debate will gather near Bela Bela to discuss this contentious issue.

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Aardklop se program word eersdaags bekendgestel

Die feesspan kondig met groot opgewondenheid aan dat Aardklop 2018 se feesprogram op 17 Julie in Potchefstroom en 18 Julie in Johannesburg bekendgestel word.

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SENWES PERSONEEL MAAK 'N VERSKIL OP MANDELADAG

Senwes personeel het voorwaar hul deel gedoen tydens gister, 18 Julie, se vieringe van Mandeladag, die dag waarop Nelson Mandela 100-jaar oud sou word. Personeel het die oproep van die oud-president, om 67-minute van onbaatsugtige diens te lewer, uitgeleef deur besoek by minderbevoorregtes van verskeie instansies in en om Klerksdorp af te lê.

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Senwes staff make a difference on Mandela Day

Senwes personnel rose to the occasion yesterday in recognition of Mandela Day on July 18, the day that Nelson Mandela would have turned 100. Staff answered the former South African president’s call for 67minutes of selfless service to those less fortunate at various institutions in and around Klerksdorp.

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Boere kap misdaad deur tegnologie

Die Agri Securitas Trustfonds het onlangs geld vir die beskerming van boere en hul plaaswerkers, deur gespesialiseerde tegnologie, bewillig. Dié geld van die Trustfonds en boere se planne help hulle om hulself en hul plaaswerkers teen misdaad en geweld te beskerm.

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Senwes Says Thank you | Headland Braai

Senwes’ agri financing managers, whole good marketers, grain procurers, agri business managers, area managers, branch managers and support staff are taking time off to say a special thank you to our clients over the next few weeks in the form of a braai on their farms.

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Good results and increased capital expenditure

In the financial year 2017/18, Senwes handled and stored the largest maize crop ever produced in South Africa. Based on the above, the profit after tax increased by 86%, from R167million in 2017 to R311million in the 2018 financial year.

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MagGrow signs a three-year deal with Senwes

MagGrow and Senwes have announced a three-year partnership to distribute MagGrow technology in Central South Africa. The announcement was concluded on 10 May 2018. Both companies are excited to introduce the technology to crop growers in South Africa.

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Senwes graduate program sowing seeds of knowledge

The Senwes graduate program is an excellent example of the company’s efforts to grow its own timber. By employing young graduates, supporting their growth and teaching them new skills while polishing their existing ones, the program is designed to shape newly acquired talent into the kind of employees that will be able to carry out the company’s vision.

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Grainlink bags indoor Stand of Excellence award at Nampo!

Senwes Grainlink received a Silver Award for its innovative and unique stand at Nampo 2018.

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Senwes and SGS NviroCrop to work together

Senwes, a major role-player in the local agricultural commercial sector, and SGS has successfully concluded a co-operation agreement in terms of which the service delivery to customers of both these entities is to be substantially enhanced.

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Substantial nampo attendance shows producers still have hope

A new record attendance figure achieved during NAMPO 2018 and the feedback from the exhibitors that they mainly did good business testify to the optimism of the agricultural sector despite all the uncertainties facing South African producers.

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Senwes continues to support Agri Risk Desk

Agri SA is pleased to announce that Senwes will continue funding the Smart Agriculture Risk Management Desk.

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Senwes Spinners, twelve years in action ​

The winner of the 12th annual Senwes Spinners Farm School cricket tournament is Dr Sello Primary School. The Free State boys beat crowd favourite Phakela Combined School by just 15 runs in a tense finish on Saturday 12 May 2018.

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Senwes Credit provides unique solutions to clients

Senwes Credit proved itself as a cornerstone of the Senwes business model over the past decade and continuously strives to rendering a better service and value proposition to customers.

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The Making of Heroes

Senwes’ new TV commercial captures the “goodwill that still exists between ordinary people, it reminds us that ordinary people can do extraordinary things… its small things like these that can create a wave that no one can foresee or stop.” So says Francois Strydom, Senwes Group CEO, about the company’s new television commercial due to hit the small screen in April 2018.

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Kynoch Fertilizer celebrates 100 years in South Africa

Leading supplier of plant nutrition solutions

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How to ensure your equipment survives this winter with Ferdie Pieterse

Winter is slowly creeping in and Ferdie Pieterse: Senwes Equipment Managing Executive has some handy tips on how to ensure that your Equipment survives this Winter.

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Senwes announce interim financial results

Senwes, one of the largest agri businesses in South Africa has released their interim financial statements for the period May to October 2017.

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Senwes Scoops Risk Management Award

The Institute of Risk Management South Africa recently bestowed an Industry Award upon Senwes for an outstanding risk management initiative in the category: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA) Award

Senwes has been awared the Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA) Award at a gala event held on Friday, 3 November 2017.

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Senwes receives special award at Agricultural Writers SA awards function

The 40th Agricultural Writers SA awards function was held this past weekend at the University of the Free State with Die Heuwels Fantasties providing the entertainment.

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Klagte by Hennenman Silo

Hierdie blad vervat al die gebeure, sienings en inligting rondom die voorval wat Donderdagaand, 9 November by Henneman Silo in die Vrystaat plaasgevind het.

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A WOW Christmas Party in October

Senwes and its partners recently hosted a wow Christmas Party for five hundred and ninety children.

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Senwes producers share in the benefits of AgriRewards

It has been a year since Senwes launched the AgriRewards deferred bonus scheme on various platforms as well as in the Senwes Scenario magazine.

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Meer as R2.2 miljoen vir Agri Securitas Trustfonds

Tydens die 2017 Agri SA Kongres in Oktober is R2.266 miljoen van verskeie organisasies aan die Agri Securitas Trustfonds geskenk.

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Win a T20 cricket experience at Senwes Park with North West Cricket, Elgro Hotel and Mike’s Kitchen

One lucky cricket enthusiast and five additional persons of his choice can win a T20 cricket experience when the Proteas take on Bangladesh at Senwes Park on Sunday 29 October in Potchefstroom.

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Braunvieh SA, is the legal registered Breeders’ Society for Braunvieh stud animals

Regarding recent rumours involving the Braunvieh SA Cattle Breeders’ Society, the Council of Braunvieh SA would like to set the record straight concerning the following:

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Read the latest Senwes Scenario now

The unique town of Schweizer-Reneke is the area of focus in the October/November 2017 edition of Senwes Scenario. A Senwes producer, Johan van Wyk, or rather Boeta, appears on the cover page of this edition, on his farm Klipfontein in the Schweizer district.

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Win one of 12 sets of test tickets at Senwes Park Proteas vs Bangladesh - 28 September to 2 October

During the next few weeks cricket lovers stand a chance to win one of 12 sets of test cricket tickets of ten tickets each to watch one day of the 5-day test between the Proteas and Bangladesh at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom.

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Impressive line-up of speakers at Senwes Future Focus at Nampo Park

This year patrons of the 14th Senwes Future Focus, to be held at Nampo park on 27 September 2017, in association with Nation in Conversation, will again be treated to a host of respected speakers.

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Senwes is ‘n trotse borg van Aardklop 2017

Die Aardklop Kunstefees vind vanjaar vanaf 2 tot 8 Oktober in Potchefstroom plaas. Lees meer oor wat jy kan verwag van die fees en skryf in vir ons weeklikse kompetisies waartydens kaartjies na verskeie vertonings weggee word.

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Tons of Cricket Action at Senwes Park in 2017/2018

Cricket enthusiasts are in for a real treat when an action packed programme for the 2017/2018 season starts this month at Senwes Park.

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JCB en Senwes Equipment - a winning combination

At the beginning of 2016 we reported that Senwes Equipment had become the proud, official distributor of JCB products.

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Senwes Future Focus with Nation in Conversation

Come and join the 14th Senwes Future Focus event with experienced producers in the industry on 27 September 2017 from 09:00 at Nampo Park.

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No Change of Banking Details

We are aware that there is currently an increasing number of fraudulent requests doing the rounds regarding instructions to change banking details.

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Senwes outperforms macro-economic conditions

While the GDP of agriculture drastically narrowed during the 2016/17 season, the Senwes group reflected an increase of 7,1% in net profit. The group announced a R167 million net profit for the financial year ended 30 April 2017.

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Solar PV for Hennenman silo

The first ever silo Solar PV in the Senwes group and in South Africa was launched in the first week of June at Hennenman silo. This comes after the company launched the installation of 2 392 solar panels with a total capacity of 753.48kWp in June 2016 at their head office in Klerksdorp.

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Senwes makes important announcement at Nampo

Joint Media Release - Agri SA and Senwes

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Something for everyone at Senwes Grainlink exhibition

Have you ever wondered what a grain silo looks like on the inside and how it works?

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Senwes again part of Nation in Conversation at Nampo

Senwes will again be one of the sponsors of the country's leading agricultural talkshow, Nation in Conversation, which will be broadcasted live from various platforms during the four-day Nampo Harvest Day from 16 to 19 May.

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Your new JCB Sales Manager at Senwes Equipment

Senwes Equipment is now a proud distributor of JCB products and Antoon Smalberger is the right man to contact, since he has been filling the position of JCB Sales Manager and Sundry Equipment since 1 March 2017.

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Senwes Group introduces Group Careers Platform

The new Group Careers Platform serves as a career portal for the Senwes Group of companies - one place where all vacant positions within the group are advertised and where job seekers can get more detail and/or instantly apply for current vacancies.

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Bowlers dominate Eleventh Edition of the Senwes Spinners farm school tournament 2017

Senwes and North West Cricket hosted the eleventh edition of the Senwes Spinners Farm School tournament from the 31st March – 2nd April 2017 in Potchefstroom.

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Effect of the credit rating downgrade on agriculture

At midnight on Thursday the 30th of March 2017 President Jacob Zuma’s announcement of a cabinet reshuffle signaled the final straw for the credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s who downgraded South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to BB+. The one notch reduction in the credit rating means that the country’s bonds are now classified as “junk” or “speculative grade” according to the agency.

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Senwes website refreshed

The new Senwes website is live. With this change comes a more understandable structure and an improved user experience.

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On their way towards greatness: Senwes helps emerging farmers

A number of emerging farmers are being supported by the Senwes Development Programme. But how does the program actually work?

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Senwes lists on ZAR X

Senwes and Senwesbel (the Companies) shares are trading on a licenced exchange, ZAR X as of 20 February 2017. The provisions of the Financial Markets Act obliged the Companies to migrate the share trading to the licensed exchange environment.

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Hundreds of producers flock to the 2017 Senwes Equipment Expo

The 2017 Senwes Equipment Expo was brimming with excitement on Wednesday, 8 February and Thursday, 9 February when no less than 600 producers flocked to Nampo Park near Bothaville.

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JCB and Senwes Equipment: A perfect match

It’s official, Senwes Equipment is now the official distributor of the JCB product range.

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