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Is waste ash South Africa’s next big thing?

South African entrepreneurs stand to make a fortune out of the millions of tons of coal ash produced by the country’s generators annually. This is according to the South African Coal Ash Association (SACAA) which has partnered with government to...
PPC CEO Johan Claassen. Photo: Supplied

Lacklustre local market can’t keep PPC down

PPC Ltd has managed to post strong financial results for the six months ended 30 September 2018. The company reported an eight percent rise in group revenue to R5.6 billion, largely due to a four percent increase in total cement volumes to 3.1...

Concrete manufacturers get water wise

Spurred by the recent drought in the Western Cape region the City of Cape Town and the South African Readymix Association (SARMA) have come together to find ways to effectively use effluent water to manufacture concrete and concrete products. Until...
AOSH

Industry leaders on board for A-OSH Expo

The A-OSH Expo is returning to the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand once again from 22 to 24 May 2018 and it is expected to be even bigger and better than 2017. More than 50 exhibitors have already signed up for the 2018 show, showcasing a...

Look out for these construction trends in 2017

Many global realities are impacting Africa’s, especially Southern Africa’s construction industry, going into 2017. Last year the world experienced many unexpected developments, from Brexit to falling commodity prices, and waning GDP growth...