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  • Cape Town rental property market presenting a mixed bag of tricks
    While the recent PayProp State of the Rental Industry Survey found that the key challenges agents currently face are a shrinking viable tenant pool, lower tenant affordability and high arrears, the Cape Town market continues to march to its own drum according to Lorraine-Marie Dellbridge, rental manager for Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty in Cape Town's Southern Suburbs, False Bay and Noordhoek.
  • RIP to former Spur chief Pierre Van Tonder
    Pierre Van Tonder, Spur Corporation's former CEO, died in a Cape Town hospital at the age of 62 on Sunday evening, 9 May.
  • Kaya 959 appoints Sibongile Mtyali as its new managing director
    The Kaya 959 board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Sibongile Mtyali as the new Kaya 959 managing director effective 1 June 2021. Mtyali replaces former managing director who stepped down from his position in December 2020. Issued by KAYA 959
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DIY and home services supporting franchise industry recovery

The news that listed group Italtile expects its full-year earnings to surge by 70% is an impressive business growth story in the midst of a pandemic...

7 May 2021

Athlone Refuse Station, Kraaifontein Waste Facility not accepting builders' rubble

Due to limited capacity, the Athlone Refuse Transfer Station and Kraaifontein Waste Management Facility are currently not able to accept builders' rubble, the City of Cape Town has advised...

7 May 2021

The magic of zinc in corrosion control

Zinc is truly a magic metal that few people and few engineers appreciate for its multitude of applications and versatility...

By Simon Norton 6 May 2021

Italtile CEO Jan Potgieter to retire, Lance Foxcroft named successor

Italtile's chief executive officer, Jan Potgieter, will be retiring on 31 December 2021 and emigrating to Europe...

4 May 2021

International Zinc Association looks to re-galvanise local zinc industry

The R100bn Infrastructure Fund is good news for the Africa desk of the International Zinc Association (IZA), according to its head Simon Norton...

19 Apr 2021

CRDC SA receives $100k Dow award to scale up Resin8 production

The Center for Regenerative Design and Collaboration South Africa (CRDC SA) has won a Dow Business Impact Fund Award worth $100,000...

15 Apr 2021

Concrete, cement additive suppliers facing severe pressure as demand soars

According to Norman Seymore, CEO of the Chryso Southern Africa Group, local concrete and cement additive suppliers are under severe production pressures...

15 Apr 2021

5 categories that could lead retail's recovery in 2021

Merchant Capital's collection data suggests early signs of recovery in several key categories...

8 Apr 2021

Why correct handling, storage, transportation of plastic pipes is vital

While the end-users of pipes produced by members of SAPPMA may be confident in their quality, what about the way in which these pipes are stored, handled and transported...

8 Apr 2021

MoU boosts welding sector's technology credentials

A new technology and data sharing collaboration between the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) and the CSIR will develop the role of welding in the fourth industrial revolution

1 Apr 2021

Demolition is a critical part of the construction cycle

Demolition is a highly structured and technically complex process from an engineering, logistical and health and safety perspective...

30 Mar 2021

Patel calls for partnerships in manufacturing sector

Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel says South Africa must rebuild its manufacturing strength to be able to fully benefit from the opportunities in the BRICS markets...

30 Mar 2021

John Deere to expand construction brand into 18 new countries in Africa

John Deere is expanding its construction brand into 18 new countries across southern and western Africa...

24 Mar 2021




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