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Press Office - Much Asphalt

Much Asphalt

Much Asphalt is southern Africa’s largest commercial manufacturer of a wide range of hot and cold asphalt products, backed by proven quality control processes. Established in 1965, the company operates 17 asphalt mixing plants across South Africa and mobile plants for remote projects. Customers include all levels of government, state owned enterprises such as SANRAL and ACSA, private companies and the public.


On-The-Air (07/02/2020) 

By: Martin Creamer     7th February 2020 Strong steps are being taken internationally to stop criminals from getting stolen gold into the market; Minerals Council South Africa is going all out to boost junior mining; and Diamond miners may use airships to replace winter roads in frozen parts of Canada to mitigate against climate change. 

Prowling lions, corrupt officials block roads to Africa trade

By: Bloomberg     30th January 2020 Nyoni Nsukuzimbi drives his 40 t Freightliner for just over half a day from Johannesburg to the Beitbridge border post with Zimbabwe. At the frontier town – little more than a gas station and a KFC – he sits in a line for two to three days, in temperatures reaching 104F, waiting for his documents... 


24th January 2020 Firmly entrenched as an Africa-based diversified heavy engineering company, Raubex Group continues to excel as a world-class player in the heavy construction sector, with a focus on infrastructure development. Founded by industry legend Koos Raubenheimer in 1974, the company has a proud record of... 

Amid Kenya power struggle, IMF says investment programme in crisis

By: Reuters     17th January 2020 Hundreds of mismanaged infrastructure projects have stalled in Kenya and it will cost around $10-billion to revive them, the IMF said in a report whose findings point to a growing power struggle at the heart of government. Amid mounting public anger over ballooning state debt and a series of... 

Cimic wins Rio contracts

By: Esmarie Iannucci     20th December 2019 Mining major Rio Tinto has awarded some A$150-million worth of contracts to ASX-listed mining contractor Cimic’s subsidiary CPB Contractors. CPB Contractors will deliver three separate packages of work at Robe Valley, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, worth approximately $150 million,... 

Lesotho wants to export its cannabis to the world

By: Bloomberg     20th December 2019 Kekeletso Lekaota spends her work days nurturing rows of cannabis plants for harvest. Pruning a few yellowed leaves from stems with thick, flowering heads, she says the job requires a soft touch and delicate hands. It’s a crop Lekaota had no experience with 18 months ago, when she saw an... 

Ndabeni-Abrahams announces major ICT sector overhauls 

By: Mariaan Webb     19th December 2019 State-owned companies Sentech and Broadband Infraco will be merged to create a new State digital infrastructure company, Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams announced on Thursday. The Communications and Digital Technologies Minister said her department was finalising the business case for the merger... 

Cabinet will decide on e-tolls in new year

By: News24Wire      18th December 2019 The Cabinet has kicked the matter of e-tolls into touch - it will only be dealt with next year. "[The] Cabinet noted the report on the [Gauteng freeway improvement project] [e-tolls] of the task team led by Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula. A final decision on the recommendations of the task... 

New Oxford-Glenhove buildings aim for 4-star green ratings

By: Schalk Burger     13th December 2019 The two newest buildings to be built on the intersection of Oxford and Glenhove roads – OxGlen Block 3 and Block 4 – will aim to achieve 4-Star Green Star SA Office Design rating from the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA), engineering consultancy Solid Green Consulting senior... 

Additional renewable energy development zones proposed

13th December 2019 The second phase of the Strategic Environmental Assessment for wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) energy in South Africa proposes three additional renewable energy development zones for wind and solar PV energy projects. The renewable energy development zones support the responsible implementation... 

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