Plastic pipe manufacturer, Marley Pipe Systems, has donated PVC pipe materials to the University of Cape Town (UCT) to help students conduct instrumental work for a significant project that seeks to study water loss in pipes.
2 Dec 2013 09:20
Hammerglass SA was launched at the second Annual African Railway Summit on 5 and 6 November, 2013, at the Radisson Gautrain Hotel, Joburg.
25 Nov 2013 10:52
Government says it notes the Public Protector's outline on how her office will deal with the interim report and comments submitted by the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) cluster on the security upgrades at Nkandla.
21 Nov 2013 11:48
During the past weekend the Umgeni Steam Railway in KwaZulu-Natal has loaned Cycad Construction a Class 19D steam locomotive to haul 40 massive 18-metre long pipes to appropriate points along the 7km pipeline route which extends from Inchanga Station to Alverstone Neck.
15 Oct 2013 12:36
A Johannesburg architecture firm would like to dispel the connotations surrounding corrugated iron, and instead would like people to see it as more than just a material used to build cold, damp shacks in informal settlements.
By Ray Maota 2 Oct 2013 13:13
Brikor‚ which is in provisional liquidation and whose Alt-X shares are suspended‚ on Monday (2 December) said its interim results reflect its profitable turnaround.
By Nick Hedley 3 Dec 2013 08:28
SA's main steel manufacturer, ArcelorMittal SA, saved R127m last year by spending R21m on energy-saving initiatives in 2011 and last year at its Saldanha Bay plant. The plant makes ultra-thin hot-rolled steel coil, which requires significant energy, engineering and technology inputs.
By Mark Allix 26 Nov 2013 06:04
Barloworld is targeting six sectors to boost the growth of its business and is busy positioning itself "o expand into west and east Africa‚ according to company chief executive Clive Thomson.
By Nick Hedley 20 Nov 2013 06:54
Barloworld saw headline earnings per share (HEPS) rise by 26% in the year to September‚ despite a wobbly global mining sector and SA's construction industry still largely stagnant.
By Mark Allix 20 Nov 2013 06:15
Steel distributor Alert Steel Holdings on Monday (30 September) reported a diluted headline loss per share (HLPS) of 132.9c for the year to June compared with the previous year's loss of 432c a share.
1 Oct 2013 09:28
Forestry group York Timber Holdings on Monday (30 September) reported a 21.4% decline in headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the year to June.
30 Sep 2013 12:58
The new R40-million lecture theatre block at the University of Zululand which students started using in September 2012, provides teaching spaces for 2,160 students. Six lecture theatres, each with 300 seats, provide raked seating for 1,800 students.
30 Sep 2013 08:20
Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has mandated the state-owned South African Forestry Company Ltd (Safcol) "as a matter of urgency" to come up with a new business model to ensure its long-term financial sustainability.
By Linda Ensor 21 Sep 2013 09:17
Retail trade sales measured in constant (2012) prices increased by 2.8% year-on-year (y/y) in July from a revised 1.4% (1.9%) y/y increase in June‚ figures from Statistics SA released on Wednesday, 18 September 2013, showed.
19 Sep 2013 07:40
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