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Deadline for AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award entries extended
23rd April 2020 By: Donna Slater

Entries for the yearly AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award have been extended to July 3, as a result of the disruption brought about as a result of Covid-19. Cement, aggregate and readymix... 


Afrisam Readymix facilitates durable construction of Brakpan Reservoir
21st April 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

AfriSam’s responsiveness and ability to deliver according to specification made this leading construction material supplier the preferred readymix concrete partner for the new Brakpan reservoir... 


Afrisam Readymix facilitates durable construction of Brakpan reservoir
21st April 2020

AfriSam’s responsiveness and ability to deliver according to specification made this leading construction material supplier the preferred readymix concrete partner for the new Brakpan reservoir... 


Construction companies can no longer ignore digitisation of industry
11th March 2020

Submitted by Andrew Skudder, CEO of CCS Accelerating digitisation is one of the main trends for the construction industry in 2020. This means construction companies need to find software solutions... 


Afrisam Urban Quarry And Plant Define Good Neighbourliness
Afrisam Urban Quarry And Plant Define Good Neighbourliness
4th February 2020

Increasingly hemmed in by urban development, AfriSam’s Jukskei quarry and readymix plant have been applying ever more stringent controls and standards to remain a friendly neighbour. When the... 


Slow Economy Demands Efficiency, Quality In Readymix
Slow Economy Demands Efficiency, Quality In Readymix
13th January 2020

With South Africa’s construction sector in the doldrums, it is vital that material suppliers get smarter. AfriSam’s Jukskei readymix plant is doing just that, says operations manager Kevin Naidoo.... 


The CHRYSO®Plast Omega range of new generation plasticisers for the readymix concrete market
The CHRYSO®Plast Omega range of new generation plasticisers for the readymix concrete market
11th November 2019

An innovative range of plasticisers - the CHRYSO®Plast Omega range is specifically engineered to assist readymix producers to meet their customers’ precise requirements by enabling them to offer a... 


Wearne Quarries Natal expands with two SANY front-end loaders
Wearne Quarries Natal expands with two SANY front-end loaders
18th October 2019

An aggregate and readymix supplier based in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal has taken delivery of two SANY SYL956 five-ton front-end loaders (FELs) from Goscor Earth Moving (GEM) as part of its... 


Doors Open For Students As Concor Buildings Progresses Upmarket Digs
Doors Open For Students As Concor Buildings Progresses Upmarket Digs
17th October 2019

Students have moved into the stylish rooms at The Campus student accommodation in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, as Concor Buildings fast tracks the project. The 850-bed development, close to both UJ... 


AMIT DAWNEERANGEN
One should rather think about the benefits of products in terms of durability, sustainability and the environment
Company provides multiple new solutions
11th October 2019 By: Simone Liedtke

As part of its continuous drive to improve on its solutions offerings, diversified construction materials company AfriSam is developing multiple new solutions to provide more environment-friendly... 


PPC restructuring to position group to take advantage of future growth
29th August 2019 By: Simone Liedtke

As efforts to stabilise the performance of its core operations continue, JSE-listed cement company PPC on Thursday said the restructuring of the group would position the business to take advantage... 


Company mitigates challenges at Mozambique project
19th July 2019

An ambitious project timeline for the construction of beverage company Cervejas de Moçambique’s (CDM’s) new brewery, compounded by a late start to the project owing to external constraints, saw... 


TRACK RECORD The stadium was built in record time as a multifaceted sporting facility and arts and culture hub
Sporting complex completed two years early
28th June 2019

An innovative design-and-build solution for the Japoma Sports Complex in Douala, Cameroon has allowed for multinational engineering consultancy Aecom to decrease the proposed project timeframe by... 


LIMESTONE KILN
Producing clinker is energy intensive and releases CO2 over and above the fuel used to burn the limestone
AfriSam exploring ways to further reduce its carbon emissions
28th June 2019 By: Schalk Burger

Diversified materials company AfriSam is working to further reduce its carbon emissions, after achieving a sustained reduction of 35% as a result of on various initiatives over nearly two decades,... 


Durban port upgrade and expansion project, South Africa
Durban port upgrade and expansion project, South Africa
31st May 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

Transnet has said that its contractor, CMI Emtateni Joint Venture, has terminated its R4.2-billion contract for a megaproject to create deeper berths at the Durban Container Terminal. 


Making Roads And Bridges Last Longer With Afrisam
Making Roads And Bridges Last Longer With Afrisam
13th May 2019

Construction materials leader AfriSam leverages the power of applied research to make roads, bridges and other concrete structures more resistant to corrosive environments. Among its long term... 


AECOM cuts stadium design-and-build to a record two years at Japoma
AECOM cuts stadium design-and-build to a record two years at Japoma
9th May 2019

An innovative design-and-build solution for the Japoma Sports Complex in Douala, Cameroon has seen integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM slash two years off the traditional timeframe for... 


Concor Buildings Gives New Shine To Skukuza With Sanparks Safari Lodge
Concor Buildings Gives New Shine To Skukuza With Sanparks Safari Lodge
15th April 2019

The wildlife-loving public can look forward to another upmarket venue in the Kruger National Park after Concor Buildings recently completed a new three-star safari lodge at Skukuza camp. Developed... 


Universal Coal operates the Kangala mine.
Universal considering offer from Afrimat
8th April 2019 By: Esmarie Iannucci

South Africa focused coal miner Universal Coal has received a conditional, non-binding indicative counter offer from JSE-listed Afrimat to rival a previous offer from a consortium headed by Ata... 


Subdued construction activity, higher imports cut PPC's sales volumes
5th February 2019 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed cement producer PPC has reported difficult trading conditions for the nine months to December 31, 2018, with cement volumes down between 2% and 3%, against a backdrop of estimated market... 


Supporting industry associations adds value – CMA
23rd November 2018 By: Shannon de Ryhove

To ensure the use of high-quality precast concrete products in the market, it is vital for professionals and manufacturers of products related to the built environment to realise the value of... 


Bobcat Kathu establishes long-standing relationship with Olivier Beton
Bobcat Kathu establishes long-standing relationship with Olivier Beton
5th November 2018

Such is the popularity of the Bobcat brand that customers seldom only buy single machines, but are often converted into long-standing customers due to the reliability, durability, and... 


Durban port upgrade and expansion project, South Africa
Durban port upgrade and expansion project, South Africa
14th August 2015 By: Sheila Barradas

Durban’s ageing dry dock will be closed for two months while repairs worth R30-million on its badly corroded outer caisson are being completed. 


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