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International Zinc Association looks to re-galvanise local zinc industry
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...

1 day ago

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

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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
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

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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

Bank of Lisbon demolition
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

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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 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

Building owners have 14 months to identify asbestos, plan its removal
Building owners have 14 months to identify asbestos, plan its removal

According to Indawo managing director Geoffrey Jäck, it has been a long time coming, but asbestos is now outlawed and building owners have only 14 months...

23 Mar 2021

Non-residential contractors pessimistic as building confidence slips in 1Q2021
Non-residential contractors pessimistic as building confidence slips in 1Q2021

According to the latest FNB/BER Building Confidence Index, more than 70% of respondents are dissatisfied with prevailing business conditions...

15 Mar 2021

Bendable concrete and other CO2-infused cement mixes could dramatically cut global emissions
Bendable concrete and other CO2-infused cement mixes could dramatically cut global emissions

One of the big contributors to climate change is right beneath your feet, and transforming it could be a powerful solution for keeping greenhouse gases...

By Lucca Henrion, Duo Zhang, Victor C. Li, Volker Sick 17 Feb 2021

Kenya's Nzambi Matee recycles plastic to make bricks stronger than concrete
Kenya's Nzambi Matee recycles plastic to make bricks stronger than concrete

Nairobi-based startup company Gjenge Makers uses recycled plastic with sand to make lightweight and low-cost bricks that are stronger than concrete...

16 Feb 2021

Manufacturing output up 1,8% in December
Manufacturing output up 1,8% in December

Manufacturing production increased by 1,8% in December 2020 compared with December 2019, according to data from Stats SA...

12 Feb 2021

Manufacturing production down 3.5% in November
Manufacturing production down 3.5% in November

Manufacturing production decreased by 3.5% in November 2020 compared with November 2019, according to data from Statistics South Africa...

13 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Construction & Engineering
#BestofBiz 2020: Construction & Engineering

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Construction & Engineering site over the past year...

14 Dec 2020

Builders inches into shopping malls with Cresta store opening
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...

25 Nov 2020

A third of our waste comes from buildings. This one's designed for reuse and cuts emissions by 88%
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!
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 Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

Trends to look out for in the steel production sector
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



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