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#LockdownLessons: Adopt and adapt as we enter a new age with increased competition
#LockdownLessons: Adopt and adapt as we enter a new age with increased competition

Casian Dendere, chief executive officer of COENG, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 28 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Pandemic forcing us to think outside the box
#LockdownLessons: Pandemic forcing us to think outside the box

Wayne Neary, MD of ICON Group, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 21 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: At this point, we are stronger apart
#LockdownLessons: At this point, we are stronger apart

Wendy Buffa-Pace, MD at Atlas Copco, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 20 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Do what is necessary to remain relevant, save as many jobs as possible
#LockdownLessons: Do what is necessary to remain relevant, save as many jobs as possible

Paul Maitre, MD of ADA Consulting Engineers, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 20 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Continued support needed from government, corporates, ordinary citizens
#LockdownLessons: Continued support needed from government, corporates, ordinary citizens

Njombo Lekula, MD at PPC, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 19 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Opportunity to press the reset button
#LockdownLessons: Opportunity to press the reset button

Morag Evans, CEO at Databuild, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 18 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Manage risk appropriately, stay positive, look for solutions
#LockdownLessons: Manage risk appropriately, stay positive, look for solutions

Adele Naidoo, head of human resources at JoJo, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 15 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Agile businesses will come out of this smarter, stronger
#LockdownLessons: Agile businesses will come out of this smarter, stronger

Andrew Skudder, CEO of CCS SA, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 14 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Phenomenal collaboration happening in the property sector
#LockdownLessons: Phenomenal collaboration happening in the property sector

Seabelo (Herbert) Theledi, founder and MD of Nthwese Developments, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 13 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Make it work, despite the challenges, says Brimis' Andile Nqandela
#LockdownLessons: Make it work, despite the challenges, says Brimis' Andile Nqandela

Andile Nqandela, founder and managing director of Brimis Engineering, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 7 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Patience is key, says Bartlett Construction's Wayne Bartlett
#LockdownLessons: Patience is key, says Bartlett Construction's Wayne Bartlett

Wayne Bartlett, director for Bartlett Construction, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 5 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Lockdown driving innovation, says STAG African's John Schooling
#LockdownLessons: Lockdown driving innovation, says STAG African's John Schooling

John Schooling, CEO of STAG African, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 4 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Kate Roper of Aurecon
#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Kate Roper of Aurecon

Kate Roper, client director, health and education at Aurecon, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 24 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Armond Boshoff, CEO of Atterbury
#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Armond Boshoff, CEO of Atterbury

Armond Boshoff, CEO of Atterbury, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis, how his organisation is navigating these unusual times, where the challenges and opportunities lie...

By Sindy Peters 23 Apr 2020

#BizTrends2020: 5 key focus areas for the concrete sector
#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

Why property developers need to create more agile business models
Why property developers need to create more agile business models

Many business models around the world are under pressure, now more than ever, to be able to respond more speedily to volatile developments...

By Francois Schoeman 9 Dec 2019

In consulting on development risk, it's nose in, fingers out
In consulting on development risk, it's nose in, fingers out

Nose in, fingers out! This is what I was taught on how best to approach the subject of risk detection in property development...

By Francois Schoeman 21 Nov 2019

Kgothatso John Malange was recently announced as the official winner of the Caesarstone Student Designer of 2019. Image supplied.
#Newsmaker: Caesarstone's 2019 Student Designer, Kgothatso John Malange

Hailing from Alexandra in Johannesburg, Kgothatso John Malange is a design force to be reckoned with and was recently announced as the official winner of the Caesarstone Student Designer of 2019, placing him in the ranking as South Africa's most promising designer...

By Juanita Pienaar 19 Nov 2019

#SACSCCongress: How green roofs can contribute to people, profit and planet
#SACSCCongress: How green roofs can contribute to people, profit and planet

Vacant rooftops across all major cities around the world are a dime a dozen. Their concrete surfaces aren't just a waste of space in a highly urbanised world, but also contribute to the heat island effect that afflicts these built-up areas. So why not farm on them?

By Sindy Peters 23 Oct 2019

Shipping containers - an interesting alternative to traditional construction techniques
Shipping containers - an interesting alternative to traditional construction techniques

As economic pressures increase, and affordability continues to limit access to property, millions of South African families are without a reliable place to call home...

By Tony Clarke 13 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Diversity is about appreciating the female voice and hearing it
#WomensMonth: Diversity is about appreciating the female voice and hearing it

According to UNESCO Statistics, women make up only 23% of STEM talent globally, and this inequality is mirrored in South Africa's science, technology and engineering industries...

By Sindy Peters 12 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: From tower crane operator to safety officer with Grace
#WomensMonth: From tower crane operator to safety officer with Grace

Neither intimidated by heights nor working in a male-dominated sector, Grace Yoliswa Nyilika is an inspiration for all women keen on taking on the construction industry as a career path...

By Sindy Peters 8 Aug 2019

#YouthMonth: Thabiso Joyisa calls on SA's youth to create more, build more, love more
#YouthMonth: Thabiso Joyisa calls on SA's youth to create more, build more, love more

Durban's Thabiso Knowledge Joyisa is a young architecture graduate on a mission, tackling social and physical boundaries through collaborative, innovative thinking...

By Sindy Peters 28 Jun 2019

From design to deconstruction, green building gains momentum in SA
From design to deconstruction, green building gains momentum in SA

Legaro Properties is no stranger to the green building industry with the lifestyle and commercial property developer scooping last year's GBCSA Award for highest rated green building in South Africa for its 78 Corlett Drive development in Melrose North, Johannesburg...

By Sindy Peters 19 Jun 2019

#AfricaMonth: Changing the face of wireless power solutions
#AfricaMonth: Changing the face of wireless power solutions

WiPo Wireless Power is a young dynamic startup that provides wireless power solutions for drone and other industrial equipment...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 May 2019

Construction entrepreneur Julia Petla receives international recognition
Construction entrepreneur Julia Petla receives international recognition

Born for leadership, Nkgomeleng Julia Petla is the founder and MD of Amedzo Trading and Projects, a 100% black-women-owned construction company which turns 10 this year...

By Sindy Peters 15 Apr 2019

#Propak19: Developing artisan skills for the future
#Propak19: Developing artisan skills for the future

Twenty years ago, there were in excess of 50,000 to 70,000 artisans employed throughout the mining, manufacturing, construction and local authorities' sectors in SA...

By Danette Breitenbach 28 Mar 2019

Delivering on climate resilience in Africa
Delivering on climate resilience in Africa

Climate resilience must be at the heart of all investments across Africa. Knowledge is the critical ingredient to move the scale of climate resilience...

By Danette Breitenbach 15 Mar 2019

Time to reframe the discipline of finance to focus on sustainability
Time to reframe the discipline of finance to focus on sustainability

Millions of Africans still suffer from water shortages due to problems of uneven distribution and management of existing supplies...

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Mar 2019

Architect, Tshepo Mokholo.
#DesignIndaba2019: Creating architecture for the African continent for the next 100 years

Design can and should have a positive impact on communities, says architect and African Design Centre fellow, Tshepo Mokholo...

By Louise Burgers 4 Mar 2019

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