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JG Afrika Zero Waste to Landfill Pilot Project receives recognition at Industry Awards

22nd November 2021 A JG Afrika Zero Waste to Landfill Pilot Project won a Special Mention for the AfriSam Innovation Award for Sustainable Construction at Construction World’s Best Projects Awards 2021, as well as third place at the 2021 IMESA/CESA biennial Excellence Awards under the Environment & Climate Change... 

Concor recognised for excellence at Best Projects again

5th November 2021 Concor Construction has been recognised for excellence at the Construction World Best Projects 2021 Awards with two of its projects each receiving an award. While both projects entered are quite different, the hallmark of quality construction underpinned both. The Radisson RED hotel in Rosebank,... 

AfriSam's rock solid foundation for quality aggregates

4th October 2021 With a heritage spanning more than eight decades, AfriSam’s footprint of quarries nationwide is supported by quality systems that ensure customers reliability and consistency of aggregate supply. “The value of the right aggregate for the task cannot be overstated, as it affects all aspects of... 

CASA, industry participants highlight construction’s crucial role in economic development

1st October 2021 Construction and infrastructure development can play a direct role in stimulating an economic turnaround and providing employment, while also being one of the most effective ways of stimulating growth, various construction sector experts said at a virtual conference hosted by Construction... 

AfriSam upgrades crushing technology with Metso C120

21st September 2021 Leveraging new-generation crushing technology to optimise uptime at its Pietermaritzburg quarry, AfriSam will be installing a Metso C120 jaw crusher supplied by South African distributor Pilot Crushtec. According to Glenn Johnson, general manager construction materials operations at AfriSam, the... 

Working to keep concrete standards at cutting edge

17th September 2021 As a vital service to customers and the broader construction sector, AfriSam’s Centre for Product Excellence (CPE) continues to be a beacon of quality and high standards during recent challenging times. According to CPE manager Mike McDonald, this has meant adapting to Covid-19 restrictions while... 

Business confidence in construction at its lowest point

13th September 2021 Business confidence in the construction industry has reached record low levels as the combined effect of the sector’s general state of decline and the unexpected shock of mass riots knocked business confidence hard in the third quarter of 2021. This is according to Craig Lemboe, a Senior... 

Quality cement paves way brighter economic future

30th August 2021 By ensuring that a high quality of cement is used in infrastructure, South Africa is investing for a stronger future, according to Richard Tomes, sales and marketing executive at construction materials leader AfriSam. “With our history going back 87 years, AfriSam has sustained a significant... 

Important link between South Africa’s mining industry and its public capital markets is broken

By: Martin Creamer     27th August 2021 With South Africa needing more listings on its stock exchanges, what can be done to encourage companies in general and junior mining companies in particular to go public? A lot of the building blocks are in place. South Africa has a stock exchange that punches way above its weight relative to the... 

Save the date: The role of construction in the economic recovery of South Africa

13th August 2021 Construction Alliance South Africa (CASA) will be hosting an informative webinar on the role of construction in the economic recovery of South Africa – proudly brought to you by our sponsors AfriSam and RIB CCS. 

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