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Divergent trends in property values across Africa

22nd October 2021 By Roger Long, Director of Valuation & Advisory Services, Broll Property Group The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic not only affected people and communities, but also impacted commercial property values across the world. This report looks at the effect of the pandemic on property values in Africa,... 

Range for maintenance extended to Zambia

22nd October 2021 Industrial products provider BMG has extended its integrated engineering solutions services in Zambia to include the supply and support of a comprehensive range of personal protection equipment (PPE). The range includes BMG’s advanced welding systems, designed to create a healthy, clean and safe... 

PPE plan crucial to employee safety

22nd October 2021 Hi-tech protective clothing manufacturer Charnaud stresses that the safety of all employees depends on the creation and strict implementation of a personal protective equipment (PPE) plan. Elaborating on how to create a PPE management plan and put it into action, the company stresses that... 

Studies show women benefit from modernisation

By: Nadine Ramdass     22nd October 2021 As more women join the mining industry in a professional capacity, more research and studies are analysing the various obstacles they have to contend with, as well as how employers can address these. Such research is instrumental in helping the historically male-dominated industry adapt so that... 

Sars targets 52 noncompliant PPE companies

By: Schalk Burger     8th October 2021 The South African Revenue Service (Sars) on October 8 said it has been focusing on 52 noncompliant companies that had been awarded R1-billion in contracts for the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other Covid-19-related services. To date, 11 companies have been convicted, seven... 

Safetember: Deconstructing SA’s construction essentials in an ever-changing world

28th September 2021 By: Craig Behrmann  The South African construction industry has recorded a 20% decline over the past 12 months due to Covid-19 disruption. This has meant that some companies have had to diversify their offerings, some have gone out of business, and others are continuing to weather the... 

Training important for working at height personnel

24th September 2021 Falls from height are the single biggest cause of workplace deaths and one of the main causes of major injury within the workplace. Working at height, confined space and respiratory solutions provider Arco Professional Safety Services expert Steve Dawson explains the importance of training for... 

Economic recovery from COVID-19 relies on the green economy

22nd September 2021 By Janavi Da Silva, Director of Programmes at GreenMatter Looking at the socio-economic blow South Africa was dealt by the pandemic, causing job losses and widespread devastation as well as exacerbating environmental issues, governments must ensure economic recovery plans are heavily geared... 

PPE designed for women now more accessible

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     17th September 2021 Owing to the rise of female employees in sectors such as construction, mining and engineering, which were previously male dominated, personal protective equipment (PPE) brands are looking at offering safety wear specifically for women. Catering for women in these sectors will require companies to... 

Dask to manufacture Saint-Gobain bonding tapes in SA

By: Yolande Botes     8th September 2021 Dask Distributors is proud to announce that it has partnered exclusively with Saint-Gobain Tapes Solutions to locally manufacture automotive bonding tapes for top OEM assembly plants in South Africa.  

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