With South Africa’s construction sector in the doldrums, it is vital that material suppliers get smarter.
In 2019, Natal Portland Cement (NPC-InterCement) and the Artisan Training Institute celebrates a successful 10-year partnership that has trained more than 1,000 apprentice learners qualifying in the engineering trades in KwaZulu Natal.
ATI continues its backing of Northern Cape Government skills programme through public private partnership that brings technical skills to the region.
South Africa’s massive backlog in affordable housing is likely to see continued demand for precast hollow core concrete slabs from Elematic SA, given the high quality finish and the time that this technology saves in the construction process.
Following Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s first budget, economist Dr Azar Jammine has raised hopes for a “major recovery” in the South African economy, but he warned it was unlikely to happen before 2021.
AfriSam Group (Pty) Ltd (AfriSam) is pleased to announce that it submitted a revised merger proposal to PPC Limited (PPC) and that Fairfax Africa Investments Proprietary Limited (Fairfax) has made a Partial Offer to acquire ordinary shares in PPC representing a value of R2 billion held by PPC shareholders.
After years of supplying Lesotho with its cement and construction materials, leading supplier AfriSam recently commissioned a new cement blending and packing facility in Maseru to serve that market.
Leading concrete materials company, AfriSam has sponsored concrete to the value of R100 000 for the construction of a skate park in central Johannesburg.
For most in the building sector, a project of the sheer magnitude and complexities of the Menlyn Park Reconfiguration Phase 2 project comes once or twice in their lifetime.