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Green buildings make economic sense
Green buildings make economic sense

With rising operating costs and the economic slowdown in SA likely to affect commercial property developments within the next few months, it is an opportune time for developers to explore the business case for green buildings, says Nedbank Corporate Property Finance Gauteng Regional Executive Ken Reynolds.

18 Sep 2014 11:16

Brick manufacturer invests in Pilot crusher
Brick manufacturer invests in Pilot crusher

An investment in a Pilot Modular horizontal impact crusher has increased production significantly and reduced operating costs of a Gauteng brick manufacturer.

2 Sep 2014 06:55

GDP creeps up narrowly avoiding recession
GDP creeps up narrowly avoiding recession

South Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 0.6% in the second quarter of this year according to figures released by Statistics South Africa.

27 Aug 2014 07:29

Smartphone app from Corobrik offers specification, application of bricks and pavers
Smartphone app from Corobrik offers specification, application of bricks and pavers

Corobrik has joined the digital generation by launching its smart app, which allows users to access the expertise of the company with a dedicated app for the specification and application... (video)

26 Aug 2014 11:43

SA companies in Maputo for FACIM fair
SA companies in Maputo for FACIM fair

A delegation of South African companies is in Maputo, Mozambique, showcasing their products and services at the 50th Jubilee of the Feira International de Maputo (FACIM) trade fair.

26 Aug 2014 08:22

Choose your bricks with new mobile app
Choose your bricks with new mobile app

After months in development, Corobrik have become one of the first building materials suppliers in South Africa to launch a dedicated app for the specification and application of its bricks and pavers. The interactive Corobrik app allows users to access the expertise of Corobrik at their fingertips.

25 Aug 2014 10:37

Italtile's profits rise to R751m for the year
Italtile's profits rise to R751m for the year

Italtile has reported a 13% rise in full-year profit, bucking the broader retail malaise, as the group's higher-income customers and integrated supply chain supported growth.

By Zeenat Moorad 25 Aug 2014 09:44

Redisa recycling plants operating in Eastern Cape
Redisa recycling plants operating in Eastern Cape

Two of the four tyre recycling depots planned for the Eastern Cape this year are already operating under the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of SA (Redisa).

20 Aug 2014 10:27

Makhura to help Reiger Park create jobs
Makhura to help Reiger Park create jobs

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has appealed to residents of Reiger Park to help transform their townships into economic hubs that create jobs.

12 Aug 2014 08:10

Sanral to spend R5.3bn on Port Elizabeth, East London road
Sanral to spend R5.3bn on Port Elizabeth, East London road

The South African SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has confirmed that it has completed the conceptual designs for the multi-billion-rand expansion of the R72 coastal road between East London and Port Elizabeth.

12 Aug 2014 05:47

Manufacturing up in June but impact still coming
Manufacturing up in June but impact still coming

Manufacturing production rebounded unexpectedly in June, though economists warn that weak demand, high administered costs, disruptions from strikes and electricity-supply shortages will keep output growth and job creation modest.

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 8 Aug 2014 11:29

Sandvik cone crusher used for new rail link
Sandvik cone crusher used for new rail link

Pilot Crushtec International has supplied a client with a heavy duty cone crusher which will be used for the building of a new rail link that will give substantial impetus to both the Mozambican and Malawian economies.

1 Aug 2014 07:50

Hulamin makes R130m on R4.6bn revenue
Hulamin makes R130m on R4.6bn revenue

Aluminium manufacturer Hulamin has delivered a 42% increase in normalised earnings to R130m in the six months to June‚ boosted by the weaker rand.

28 Jul 2014 12:49

Build programme powers full steam ahead
Build programme powers full steam ahead

PRETORIA: Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says the next 12 months will be a milestone in the country's massive build programme.

18 Jul 2014 07:26

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