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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.


Fortress REIT acquires third logistics asset in Poland

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     18th January 2022 JSE-listed Fortress REIT has acquired its third logistics asset, MDC2 Park Łódź South, located south of Łódź in central Poland. Driven by the demand to supply high-growth western European economies, the first two signature acquisitions in Poland were made in 2020 to deepen and extend the... 

Alcohol Breathalysers

18th January 2022 Alcohol Breathalysers was established in 2004 with the aim to make reliable, affordable and accurate digital breathalysers available to ensure that all businesses and individuals can gain access to alcohol testing equipment. The company offers the widest range of alcohol testers available in... 

RFA studying AARTO judgment, says amendments not focused on changing driver behaviour

By: Schalk Burger     14th January 2022 Industry association the Road Freight Association (RFA) says the North Gauteng High Court's judgment that the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Amendment Act (Act 4 of 2019) is unconstitutional is unsurprising because there had been many significant changes made to the... 

Zikalala condemns the proliferation of counterfeit goods

By: Yvonne Silaule     13th January 2022 KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala says the proliferation of counterfeit goods is tantamount to economic sabotage as it takes market share away from legitimate businesses and has negative implications for economic growth. The Premier was overseeing a law enforcement operation at Bayhead road,... 

Serbia to decide on Rio Tinto's lithium mine after April election - PM

By: Reuters     13th January 2022 Serbia will decide whether Rio Tinto can proceed with developing a lithium mine in the country after a general election in April, its prime minister told Reuters, as protests by local communities continued. Global miner Rio Tinto committed $2.4-billion to develop a lithium-borates project near... 

AECOM to leverage ‘Think and Act Globally’ strategy to unlock growth in 2022

12th January 2022 As the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, AECOM is justifiably proud of its involvement with the Tema Port expansion project in Ghana. One of the biggest infrastructure projects of its kind on the continent to date, AECOM recently received an ENR Global Best Projects Award 2021 for... 

Heavy rains force miners to halt operations in southeast Brazil

By: Reuters     11th January 2022 Heavy rainfall in southeastern Brazil has prompted miners including Vale to suspend some operations, they said on Monday, after downpours caused deadly floods in the northeast and threatened to delay harvests in the midwest. Rainfall is expected to remain heavy this week in most of top mining... 

Peru is winning over miners with soft hand on conflicts, PM says

By: Bloomberg     6th January 2022 Mining companies in Peru are starting to get on board with a new soft-handed approach to resolving social conflicts that threaten some of the world’s biggest copper, zinc and silver operations, according to a top government official. Previous governments tended to send in the military to deal... 

AfDB approves $47m grant for Mozambique agro-industrial processing zone

By: Schalk Burger     5th January 2022 Development finance institution the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $47.09-million grant for the first phase of Mozambique’s Pemba-Lichinga Integrated Development Corridor, a special agro-industrial processing zone, the bank said on January 5. The grant, from the African... 

Australian exports flourish as project pipeline grows

By: Esmarie Iannucci     4th January 2022 Australia’s resource and energy export earnings are forecast to reach A$379-billion in 2021–22 as demand for coal and gas surges in the face of a global energy shortage, the December edition of the Resources and Energy Quarterly (REQ) found. The 2021-22 prediction was up from the A$310-billion... 

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