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Concrete roads offer concrete benefits

TODAY’S concrete roads are a far cry from the concrete pavements of old which are still in existence but were designed to very different...

Supply chain professionals the ‘silent heroes’ of COVID crisis

HUNDREDS of supply chain professionals from Africa and around the world came together recently to learn, share knowledge and network at the 2021 SAPICS...

Circular economy of world’s biggest clean-up day this year

WITH plastic pollution high on the global agenda due to the ongoing pollution of rivers and oceans, this year’s World Cleanup Day will be...

Say aloe to economic opportunities for cooperatives

AS South Africa strives for economic recovery and inclusive growth, the role of cooperatives in our socio-economic development cannot be underestimated. That’s according to the...

New body to protect paint retailers from state ‘invasion’

THE South African Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) has established a sister organisation, the Retail Hardware and Paint Association, to intensively lobby and represent the...

Zooming in on concrete industrial floor best practices

CEMENT & Concrete SA’s (CSSA’s) School of Concrete Technology will on August 21 present an online training course on industrial concrete floors – surfaces...

Unpacking barriers for women in construction

AHEAD of the 2021 Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction (ERWIC) Awards, the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) held a webinar recently to...

Durban announced as the new host of Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021)

The second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) has been rescheduled to take place in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa from 15 to 21 November 2021.  The...

Call to use fuel levy to fix SA’s crumbling roads

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has called for the billions of rands collected by government each year via the fuel levy to be “ringfenced”...

Partnership punts pluses of zinc ship coatings

THE South African Institute of Marine Engineers and Naval Architects (SAIMENA) is collaborating with the International Zinc Association (IZA) to promote zinc thermal spraying...

New concrete training opportunities for KZN students

KZN members of the construction and ancillary industries now have “unprecedented” opportunities to expand their concrete knowledge. That’s according to John Roxburgh, senior lecturer at...

Rail sector ready to boost employment, economy

SOUTH Africa’s current unemployment rate of 30.8% is imposing ‘significant’ pressure on taxpayers and the country’s budget – but the rail sector is ready...

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Acquisition of Sunshine Bakery by RCL Foods

RCL Foods has concluded an agreement for the acquisition of Sunshine Bakery Holdings Proprietary Limited, a Company indirectly majority-owned by AFGRI Group Holdings. Established in...

Toyota opens R365-million warehouse

“I’m happy to report that the R365-million expansion of the Atlas Parts Warehouse, that kicked off two years ago, is now complete!,” says Andrew...

Reigniting economic growth through manufacturing

By Pragasen Moodley, Director, Key Account Management, Sage South Africa THIS year’s Manufacturing Indaba painted a picture of a dynamic industry powering South Africa into...

Outsourced steam production set to become the norm for businesses

IN recent years the demand for outsourced steam solutions has grown significantly as steam-reliant businesses continue to look for ways to reduce their costs,...