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Wayne McKenzie, head of Evergo Jamaica.

Evergo Jamaica, through its parent company InterEnergy Group Limited, is investing roughly $150 million in the rollout of 60 electric vehicle charging stations across Jamaica by year-end. The company has already installed four charging stations in...
CEO of WIHCON Marvin Campbell.

Housing developer West Indies Home Contractors Limited, WIHCON, is pumping funds into research and development around prefabricated steel and container homes as more affordable options for homebuyers at the mid- to lower end of the residential...
Gregory Pullen, chairman of Everything Fresh Limited.

Food distributor Everything Fresh Limited, EFresh, has launched a snack line following a review of its business, which produced losses of $181 million for year ending December 2020. Concurrently, the company is finalising plans to exit at least...

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The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index advanced on Thursday by over 690 points or 0.16 per cent to close at 429,323 points. The index closed with an advance / decline ratio of 42/38. The JSE Main Index advanced by 732.14 points ( 0.17 per...

State and federal officials are scrambling to find alternate routes to deliver gasoline in the southeast United States after a hack of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline led to panic-buying that contributed to more than 1,000 gas stations running...

National Housing Trust (NHT) secured mortgage buyout deals with three financial companies that it partners with under the Joint Financing Mortgage Programme, JFMP, but is keeping the details of the transactions under wraps. The size of the buyout...

After a rocky pandemic year, food packaging company Benlar seems to have finally found the right partner to scale the operation. Founder Craslyn Benjamin thought she had found her footing in 2019 after overcoming start-up woes, ranging from high...

Natural gas supplier New Fortress Energy, NFE, confirmed plans to sell its power plant that was recently constructed at the Jamalco alumina refinery complex in Clarendon, and says the sale could happen within months. The company gave no indication...

Financial conglomerate Sagicor Group Jamaica, SGJ, has turned the page on a crisis-hit 2020 with improved results for the quarter ending March, a performance that President...
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