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Builders inches into shopping malls with Cresta store opening

The new Builders store set to open at Cresta Shopping Centre in Johannesburg on 26 November will be the first branch located inside a super-regional mall...

3 days ago

A third of our waste comes from buildings. This one's designed for reuse and cuts emissions by 88%

Designing buildings so they can easily be taken apart and the materials reused provides a feasible and commercial pathway for minimising waste and greenhouse gas emissions...

By Roberto Minunno, Greg Morrison, Richard L. Gruner, Timothy Michael O'Grady 12 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by 26 Oct 2020

Trends to look out for in the steel production sector

According to recent GDP reports, the downturn in the manufacturing sector - including iron, steel, non-ferrous metal products, metal products and machinery - has contributed a total of 11% to the overall 51% decline...

23 Oct 2020

Despite depressed economy, SAPPMA sees increase in membership

SAPPMA represents pipe manufacturers in South Africa and has grown to 51 members this past year...

20 Oct 2020

CSIR partnership results in high quality asphalt road

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research's efforts to provide alternative products and knowledge routes for the asphalt pavement industry are paying off...

16 Oct 2020

Calls for South Africans to buy local to reignite growth

If South Africa is to adopt the right localisation policy at a larger scale, about 3.2 percentage points could be added to the country's annual GDP, says President Cyril Ramaphosa...

16 Oct 2020

ITAC introduces changes to steel industry prices

In an effort to improve access to affordable scrap metal for the domestic steel and other metal producing industry, the International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) has introduced changes to the Price Preference System (PPS)...

6 Oct 2020

Husqvarna and Tendai 'The Beast' Mtawarira offer empowering message of resilience

Jenna Robinson, regional marketing manager for Husqvarna Africa, shares the backstory about the Husqvarna brand's recent campaign, featuring rugby icon Beast Tendai Mtawarira as brand ambassador...

Issued by Husqvarna South Africa 21 Sep 2020

No boom predicted for industrial equipment sector, but no gloom either

The material handling and industrial equipment sector has had to adjust to a quickly shifting landscape as predictions for the industry were quickly turned on their heads, according to EIE Group CEO Gary Neubert...

16 Sep 2020

Government should encourage the use of locally produced building materials

President Cyril Ramaphosa's recent announcement of a substantial infrastructure development drive to address the economic impact of Covid-19 will go a long way towards stimulating recovery in the beleaguered construction industry...

By Morag Evans 11 Sep 2020

CCS acquired by RIB Software, rebrands to RIB CCS

Following its 100% acquisition by software multinational RIB Software SE, Construction Computer Software (CCS) has been rebranded as RIB CCS...

8 Sep 2020

Virtual Jungheinrich Annual General Meeting: "Jungheinrich will emerge strengthened from the coronavirus crisis!"

"Jungheinrich will emerge strengthened from the coronavirus crisis", said Dr Lars Brzoska, chairman of the Board of Management of Jungheinrich AG, at the company's Annual General Meeting...

Issued by Jungheinrich South Africa 1 Sep 2020

Sustainable cement: the simple switch that could massively cut global carbon emissions

August 22 was Earth Overshoot Day, which marks the date when humanity's demand for ecological resources in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year...

By Brant Walkley 31 Aug 2020

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