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Energy Fuels optimistic about US uranium developments

By: Mariaan Webb     3rd August 2020 Uranium and rare earths elements (REE) company Energy Fuels CEO Mark Chalmers is optimistic that the proposed $1.5-billion to create a US uranium reserve will be funded and implemented, despite sometimes “slow and uneven” progress in the government. “Our allies in Congress and the Trump... 

Business for South Africa issues call to action on local procurement

By: Donna Slater     31st July 2020 Business for South Africa (BSA) has issued a call to action for corporate South Africa to undertake four actions to assist local procurement during the Covid-19 pandemic. The BSA, an alliance of the main business groups, is calling on companies to review their procurement practices and to give... 

Reid Lifestyle Centre targeting a net-zero certification

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     24th July 2020 In May, the Reid Lifestyle Centre, developed by Balwin Properties, achieved a six-star Green Star Public & Education Building certification. Part of an upmarket lifestyle estate situated close to the Marlboro Gautrain station, the building is also targeting a Net-zero Carbon Level 2 rating. 

Afrisam makes a concrete contribution to the leap school in Diepsloot

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd July 2020 In a partnership that started in 2014, AfriSam has donated construction materials for the construction of the new LEAP Maths and Science School in Diepsloot, Gauteng.  AfriSam was approached by one of the main sponsors of the school, Aveng Infraset, to support this initiative through the donation... 

Husqvarna group is further strengthening its position in surface preparation through a concrete power trowel acquisition

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th July 2020 Husqvarna Group’s Construction Division has acquired the Concrete Power Trowel business from Wacker Neuson Group.   “Power trowels complement our current range in a great way, connecting the entire process from ground compaction to polished concrete floors, and fits well into our divisional... 

Capacity development, training continues with virtual meetings

By: Schalk Burger     3rd July 2020 Professional development nonprofit organisation The South Africa Road Federation (SARF) is delivering ten accredited courses using Microsoft Teams during July and August, with planning for courses later in the year also under way, SARF operations director Basil Jonsson says. South Africa’s road... 

Chryso products used in award winning battery park project

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd July 2020 CHRYSO’s significant contribution to the successful execution of the award-winning Battery Park project highlights its commitment to provide a comprehensive range of products which optimise the placing, performance and aesthetics of concrete. Battery Park, a 12 000 m2 urban precinct at the... 

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Ethiopia

By: Sheila Barradas     3rd July 2020 More than 90% of issues in the tripartite negotiations on the project have been resolved. 

Ing José G Rodríguez drinking water treatment plant, Panama

By: Sheila Barradas     3rd July 2020 Acciona has completed the first year of construction of the drinking water treatment plant. 

Entrepreneur shares his secret to sticking out tough market conditions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd July 2020 Small business owners need two “Rs” – resilience and reinvention – to survive the economic fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic, reckons one Fourways-based entrepreneur who has weathered his share of difficult storms. Thabiso Mkase had been married for just two months when he lost his management job... 

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