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Saint-Gobain reiterates commitment to continent at Africa Forum

At Saint-Gobain's fourth Africa Forum, CEO Jean-Claude Lasserre noted that investment into Africa is high on the company's agenda...

4 Feb 2020

The future of the counterbalance truck

Jungheinrich presents a sneak preview of the future of the counterbalance truck, named P30i, it's a high-voltage electric forklift truck in the shell of a diesel truck...

By Benedikt Nufer, Issued by Jungheinrich South Africa 4 Feb 2020

Brights Hardware expands into industrial and wholesale market

Western Cape-based retail chain Brights Hardware has launched an Industrial and Wholesale Suppliers division, the result of a merger with Cape Engineering Supplies...

30 Jan 2020

Laduma Hardware Group's retail expansion

Laduma Hardware Group's store count has grown from one outlet in 1996 to 15 stores today, including a 12,900 sq metre flagship store in Lebowakgomo, South East of Polokwane...

24 Jan 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Atisha Gopichund, techno marketing director at Saint-Gobain

This week, we go behind the selfie with Atisha Gopichund-Lutchman, techno marketing director at Saint-Gobain sub-Saharan Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2020

Digitisation and data key to transforming construction industry

The construction sector is one of the least digitised industries in South Africa and globally. While this is largely attributed to the complexity of the industry, the power of data can no longer be ignored...

By Andrew Skudder 20 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 5 key focus areas for the concrete sector

Cement production and consumption is a reliable indicator of a nation's growth, as its infrastructure is a reflection of development....

By Bryan David Perrie 7 Jan 2020

Dangote Cement CEO announces retirement

Group MD and CEO of Dangote Cement Joseph Makoju will retire effective 31 January 2020. Popularly known as "Mr Cement", Makoju is bowing out after 45 years in the cement industry...

30 Dec 2019

Mexico builds world's first 3D-printed community houses

New Story, a non-profit organisation offering pioneering solutions to end global homelessness, has announced that the world's first 3D-printed community is officially being built and it has revealed the first set of homes in Mexico...

30 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Construction & Engineering

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content...

17 Dec 2019

Van Dyck Floors restructures and shifts product focus

Van Dyck Floors and Nouwens Carpets were going to consolidate their respective manufacturing operations in Harrismith. However, Van Dyck Floors has had to restructure its business...

4 Dec 2019

Picket at Saldanha Steel over plant closure

About 50 people picketed outside the Saldanha Steel plant on Thursday, 21 November, to protest against the phased closing down of the plant by ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA)...

By Mary-Anne Gontsana 22 Nov 2019

Green cement a step closer to being a game-changer for construction emissions

Concrete is the most widely used man-made material, commonly used in buildings, roads, bridges and industrial plants...

By Yixia (Sarah) Zhang, Khin Soe, and Yingying Guo 20 Nov 2019

What you should know about environmentally friendly kitchen countertops

What would be the most environmentally friendly way to redo your kitchen countertops? This article may discuss some ideas or options you haven't considered before...

Issued by Starbright 19 Nov 2019

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