Consolidated abridged statements of cash flows

for the years ended 30 September

    2010   2009  
    R'000   R'000  
    Audited   Audited  
  Cash flows from operating activities        
  Operating profit before working capital changes 1 321 990   1 176 280  
  Working capital changes 115 364   (46 120)  
  Cash generated from operations 1 437 354   1 130 160  
  Finance income 59 288   38 680  
  Finance costs (40 473)   (56 411)  
  Dividend income 10 647   9 619  
  Dividends paid (279 884)   (125 726)  
  Taxation paid (324 832)   (242 635)  
  Net cash inflow from operating activities 862 100   753 687  
  Cash flows from investing activities        
  Increase in investments (975)   -  
  Purchase of intangible assets -   (11 025)  
  Cost of businesses acquired (139 502)   (79 049)  
  Purchase of property, plant and equipment - Expansion (107 723)   (169 439)  
                                                                        - Replacement (225 339)   (59 170)  
  Proceeds on disposal of property, plant and equipment 2 819   4 163  
  Increase in Investment in Associate -   (12 200)  
  Net cash outflow from investing activities (470 720)   (326 720)  
  Cash flows from financing activities        
  Acquisition of non-controlling interest(*) (989)   -  
  Proceeds from issue of share capital 4 398   10 249  
  Purchase of treasury shares (17 960)   -  
  Subscription for "A" shares 93 750   -  
  Increase in/(repayment of) borrowings 269 033   (138 966)  
  Net cash inflow/(outflow) from financing activities 348 232   (128 717)  
  Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 739 612   298 250  
  Net foreign exchange difference on cash and cash equivalents (1 412)   (831)  
  Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of year 692 717   395 298  
  Cash and cash equivalents at end of year 1 430 917   692 717  

*Refer to note 5.3