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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 11 hours ago

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

How Millicent Mphela is pursuing equity in the heavy machinery sector

Skills development facilitator for the EIE Group Millicent Mphela is on a mission to prove that women are every bit as capable as men when it comes to male-dominated industries like the heavy machinery sector...

28 Aug 2020

Building for the future, SAVA's theme for 2020/2021

The Southern African Vinyls Association's (SAVA) new theme, 'Building for the future', will be driving the industry body's activities and projects for the 2020/2021 financial year, says SAVA chairman George Dimond...

25 Aug 2020

Builders expands to East Africa with first store in Kenya

Builders marks its entry into East Africa with the opening of its first physical store in Nairobi, Kenya and the launch of a dedicated Kenyan online retail platform.

19 Aug 2020

Let's #DoBizZA this September

The #DoBizZA Content Feature sponsorship will allow your organisation to be seen supporting local, homemade and homegrown heroes, across 19 sectors on Biz, in the month-long celebration of all things local...

Issued by 18 Aug 2020

Nick Booth appointed new CEO of Corobrik

SA brick maker Corobrik has named Nick Booth as its new CEO, with Dirk Meyer appointed the company's new COO...

13 Aug 2020

Brikor JSE suspension lifted, notes increased demand for bricks

Brikor Limited's (BIK) suspension on the JSE since 2013 has been lifted after coming out of provisional liquidation in 2015, the company recently announced...

29 Jul 2020

Hardware retailer notes surge in sales of building supplies during lockdown

"People are not only undertaking seasonal home maintenance tasks and minor improvements to make their homes more comfortable, they are also tackling bigger, fresh build projects."

9 Jul 2020

#YouthMonth: How Muzi Shongwe is transforming his community one brick at a time

Inspired by his late father, Muzi Shongwe's passion for business culminated in Muzi Bricks and Project - a brickmaking business helping build Soshanguve - the community in which he operates...

By Sindy Peters 19 Jun 2020

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