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Imperial builds pharmaceutical warehouse with ground-breaking passive cooling approach

The Imperial Logistics group faced the challenge of establishing a pharmaceutical regulatory compliant, temperature controlled storage facility that would not require a consistent supply of electricity...

22 hours ago

Struggling metal sector mum on details

Amid paroxysms in the South African steel industry, Afrox said last week that it had reached agreement with ArcelorMittal SA regarding the early termination of a gas supply contract dispute...

By Mark Allix 30 Nov 2016

PwC report: SA's construction industry still under pressure

2016 has been a challenging year and South Africa's construction industry was not immune, with ongoing pressure on margins, lower revenue and lower order books...

29 Nov 2016

Laminated timber can be used for structural applications

The South African construction trade can benefit from making use of laminated timber beams for structural applications, says Abe Stears, managing director of the South Africa Technical Auditing Services (SATAS)...

29 Nov 2016

SA steel production jumps 13.8% in September to 534,000 tons

South African steel production leapt 13.8% year on year in October to an estimated 534,000 tons after falling 2.7% in September to 430,000 tons, according to the World Steel Association (worldsteel)...

By Dominic Preuss 24 Nov 2016

Arcelor empowerment boost

The shareholders of ArcelorMittal SA, the country's biggest steel maker, voted 99.9% in favour of the company's R2.2bn broad-based black economic empowerment transaction on Friday, 18 November...

By Mark Allix 22 Nov 2016

The opportunity for the real estate industry starts with the people on the ground

Design Mission Africa is currently under way at the Sandton Convention Centre, bringing together stakeholders of the real estate industry to solve trade challenges, discuss sustainability issues and encourage investment...

By Jessica Tennant 18 Nov 2016

Watchdog approves steel firm's settlement

The largest settlement in the competition authorities' 17-year history was finalised on Wednesday, 16 November, when the Competition Tribunal approved the consent agreement between ArcelorMittal SA and the Competition Commission...

By Ann Crotty 18 Nov 2016

PPC interim net profit slides 83% to R58m

PPC Group reported on Wednesday, 16 November, that its half-year net profit fell by more than two-thirds as a result of higher finance costs and weaker currencies in African countries where it has operations...

17 Nov 2016

Embattled Dawn reports loss for six months to end-September

Building supplies group Distribution and Warehousing Network (Dawn) announced on Wednesday, 16 November, a 10% drop in revenue to R2.4bn for the six months to end-September...

By Pericles Anetos 17 Nov 2016

ArcelorMittal grim on steel sector's future

ArcelorMittal SA CEO Wim De Klerk says if the country's biggest steel maker does not get safeguard protection...

By Mark Allix 16 Nov 2016

Desalination plant opens in KZN

South32 has opened a desalination plant in KwaZulu-Natal at its Hillside Aluminium Smelter in Richards Bay...

10 Nov 2016

ArcelorMittal SA steel output falters

ArcelorMittal SA says difficult trading conditions globally have affected its third quarter steel production in 2016...

10 Nov 2016

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