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Concrete Industry Honours Afrisam With Two Top Awards

22nd February 2018 Construction materials leader AfriSam dominated at the recent Southern African ReadyMix Association (SARMA) awards by winning two of the four accolades bestowed on the industry’s top performers for 2017. SARMA’s premier annual event – held in Gauteng during the Concrete Conference in August – saw... 

Afrisam Builds Quality And Reliability In Downturn

22nd February 2018 Seeing through the challenging economic times requires an even more intense focus on quality, as this is what drives efficiency and cost effectiveness, according to Afrisam general manager readymix Amit Dawneerangen. “AfriSam has consistently differentiated itself in the readymix marketplace by... 

Infinité Project Rolls On For Tri-Star, Afrisam

22nd February 2018 After the turning of the first sod in April 2017, construction of the glamourous Infinité apartments in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, has been proceeding apace – with AfriSam supplying readymix concrete and cement to contractors Tri-Star Construction. The luxury ten-storey block of 198 high... 

Updating Technology With Planned Maintenance – AfriSam

22nd February 2018 To stay at the cutting edge of cement production technology, construction materials leader AfriSam ensures that its maintenance programme is well planned with future production targets and energy efficiency goals in mind. According to Hannes Meyer, executive - cementitious at AfriSam, the... 

Fairfax exits PPC partial acquisition bid

11th December 2017 Fairfax Africa Investments has withdrawn its intention to acquire R2-billion worth of shares in cement producer PPC. In an update to shareholders on Monday, JSE-listed PPC said it had received formal notification on Friday that Fairfax would no longer pursue the partial offer. 

Dangote withdraws PPC offer

6th October 2017 Nigerian cement maker Dangote Cement has withdrawn its nonbinding expression of interest for the acquisition of South African cement producer PPC. In September, Dangote proposed a combination of the two companies.