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Crushing it in sales and service earns distributor a renewed contract

AFTER five years representing Metso Outotec in southern Africa, Jet Park-based Pilot Crushtec has had its distributorship renewed for another five years. That’s according to...

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...

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”...

Sentiment among civil contractors sours

THE FNB/BER Civil Confidence Index, after rising steadily between 3Q 2020 and 1Q 2021, plunged to 13 from 21 this quarter, 1Q 2021. “In other...

New SA dealer for top compaction equipment brand

CONSTRUCTION equipment manufacturer Bomag GmbH, based in Boppard Germany, has appointed Kemach Equipment as its new dealer for South Africa, Lesotho, and Eswatini (Swaziland). The...

Cement, the foundation of construction industry rebound

THE wholesale value of building and construction materials sold in South Africa has seen an increase of over 40% since January 2020. That’s according to...

Crushing it in sales and service earns distributor a renewed contract

AFTER five years representing Metso Outotec in southern Africa, Jet Park-based Pilot Crushtec has had its distributorship renewed for another five years. That’s according to...

Upgraded construction and survey software released

SURVEY and construction software suite MAGNET7 is now available from Topcon, distributed by WorldsView. According to Alok Srivastava, Topcon Positioning Systems Senior Director, Product Management,...

Pumping up the volume in lubrication management

SKF has developed a hydraulic barrel pump for large automatic lubrication systems, which it says helps reduce the risk of machinery failure. The BPH30 pump...

Advanced plastics for longer construction equipment life

Technologically advanced materials have revolutionised many applications in the industrial environment with engineered plastics able to outperform and outlast steel in heavy-duty applications such...

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...

R560m Kokstad interchange contractors announced

CONSTRUCTION of the Kokstad interchange and traffic control centre on Section 21 of the N2 in KwaZulu-Natal will begin in September, the South African...

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Freight body ‘dismayed’ as cyber-attack cripples ports

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has voiced its dismay and grave concern at the recent cyber-attack on Transnet which caused crippling delays and disruptions...

Insurer pledges R10 million to rebuild SMEs following riots

OLD Mutual Insure says it is working around the clock to finalise looting-related claims – which it is mandated to handle on behalf of...

Big rebrand for top civils stable of companies

OSBORN Engineered Products, a leading manufacturer of specialised equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing and concrete production has unified under the new global...

N3 upgrades on track says roads agency

CONSTRUCTION work on the upgrade of N3 from the Cato Ridge Interchange to the northern end of the Dardanelles Cutting started on 14 April...

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Freight body ‘dismayed’ as cyber-attack cripples ports

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has voiced its dismay and grave concern at the recent cyber-attack on Transnet which caused crippling delays and disruptions...

Insurer pledges R10 million to rebuild SMEs following riots

OLD Mutual Insure says it is working around the clock to finalise looting-related claims – which it is mandated to handle on behalf of...

Big rebrand for top civils stable of companies

OSBORN Engineered Products, a leading manufacturer of specialised equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing and concrete production has unified under the new global...

N3 upgrades on track says roads agency

CONSTRUCTION work on the upgrade of N3 from the Cato Ridge Interchange to the northern end of the Dardanelles Cutting started on 14 April...