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Engen support advances rapid growth of David Swartz Engineering Services

7th September 2018 Petroleum giant’s Enterprise & Supplier Development fund provides an encouraging stimulus for a South Durban engineering firm. David Swartz grew up hard in the Durban township of Wentworth, where opportunities were scarce. His dreams of becoming an architect, thwarted by the modest financial... 

Engen support advances rapid growth of David Swartz Engineering Services

7th September 2018 Petroleum giant’s Enterprise & Supplier Development fund provides an encouraging stimulus for a South Durban engineering firm. David Swartz grew up hard in the Durban township of Wentworth, where opportunities were scarce. His dreams of becoming an architect, thwarted by the modest financial... 

Local training available for construction professionals at Cape Construction Expo

6th September 2018 The Cape Construction Expo will be taking place at Sun Exhibits, GrandWest in Cape Town from 12 to 13 September 2018. With more than R5.2m allocated for local contractors’ to apply for subcontracting tenders in the Western Cape’s budget for 2018/2019, the Cape Construction Expo is the perfect... 

Local training available for construction professionals at Cape Construction Expo

28th August 2018 The Cape Construction Expo will be taking place at Sun Exhibits, GrandWest in Cape Town from 12 to 13 September 2018. With more than R5.2m allocated for local contractors’ to apply for subcontracting tenders in the Western Cape’s budget for 2018/2019, the Cape Construction Expo is the perfect... 

A.B.E. Products For Floor Revamp At Waterfront Restaurant

13th July 2018 a.b.e. Construction Chemicals supplied three key products for the refurbishment of the floors of the popular Panama Jacks restaurant at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront. For the new flooring, a.b.e. – part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group – supplied: 

Southern Africa’s leading steel merchandiser and distributor

6th July 2018 Steel supplier Macsteel Trading’s market reach through its strategic network of 14 branches across South Africa extends to most steel consuming sectors and key industries, offering valued customers high-quality steel products combined with excellent service at competitive prices.  

New range of ZAP fasteners released

6th July 2018 Johannesburg-based roofing, cladding and steel frame fastener supplier Kare Industrial Suppliers has introduced a new range of ZAP fasteners designed for fixing roof sheeting to light steel battens and purlins. Over the last few years, there has been an increase in the use of light steel battens... 

Roofing and cold formed sections specialists: Covering Africa

6th July 2018 Southern Africa’s leading supplier of metal roofing products and cold formed sections, Macsteel Roofing’s specialised roofing products continue to show increasing demand nationally and from within Southern African emerging markets. Included in its comprehensive product offering is the manufacture... 

New company focuses on sustainability

By: Paige Müller     25th May 2018 Wadeville-based perlite and vermiculite manufacturer and distributor, Sun Silicates, has established a sister company, CemteQ Building Solutions, which specialises in developing value-add products for the building and construction industries. CemteQ Building Solutions has been established to... 

AMSA liquid steel production increases by 5.9% in Q1

By: Simone Liedtke     11th May 2018 ArcelorMittal South Africa’s (AMSA’s) liquid steel production increased by 5.9% to 71 000 t in the three months ended March 31. The higher output was mainly owing to higher production at its Vanderbijlpark Works and Saldanha Works, which was partly offset by lower long products output following... 

Tomorrow’s smart cities will need equally smart utilities

18th April 2018 By Hannes Venter, Industry Advisor: Utilities at SAP Africa Sustainable energy consumption and 'green' energy production at home is becoming a new lifestyle. Today's hyperconnected consumer expects a reduced environmental footprint while still enjoying seamless services and ease of use, improving... 

Bolt-together building system designed for use by those with little experience

By: Dylan Slater     30th March 2018 Klevabrick is a new low-cost building system, designed to help build homes with little to no prior building skills, thereby adding to the available methods of low-cost building.  

Premium German anchoring systems available locally

30th November 2017 Some of the most technically-advanced anchoring system solutions in the world are being made available to the local construction and allied industries by leading distributor Upat in Johannesburg. Established in 1983, one of the sole distributorships that Upat prides itself on is, fischer from... 

Sasfa marks ten years of LSFB developments in SA

By: Marleny Arnoldi     3rd March 2017 In celebrating its tenth anniversary, the South African Light Steel Frame Building Association (Sasfa), has decided to compile an informative ten-year anniversary publication to highlight the significant achievements and developments in the light steel frame building (LSFB) industry to date. 

Entries open for Aveng Trident Steel Awards

By: David Oliveira     3rd March 2017 Entries are open for the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction’s (Saisc’s) Aveng Trident Steel Awards 2017 and Cadex Systems South Africa Photo Competition. Saisc CEO Paolo Trinchero says after the high standard of last year’s awards, there has been “extraordinary” expectation... 

Survival of steel construction industry top priority

By: Simone Liedtke     18th November 2016 This year, the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction’s (Saisc’s) focus has been on ensuring that steelwork is sourced locally to save the local steel industry. 

South African stainless sector expected to track sideways in 2016 

By: Terence Creamer     11th December 2015 South Africa’s stainless steel consumption, which has recovered from the slump experienced during the 2009 recession, is expected to track sideways in 2016. Apparent consumption in 2015 rose 1.9% year-on-year to 190 000 t, which is below the post-crisis peak of nearly 210 000 t, but still... 

The worst subcontractors

By: Terry Mackenzie-hoy     11th September 2015 While we were having a general discussion about who were the worst subcontractors in terms of building installations – subcontractors as in electricians, plumbers, plasterers, et cetera – we came up with a shortlist, which I will now share with you. I am not sure if the shortlist will be of any... 

Captains of Construction to meet with industry stakeholders at Africa’s biggest construction expo.

16th March 2015 The organisers of the African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo are excited to launch the Captains of Construction forum held on the 13th of May 2015. “Captains of Construction creates a platform for public and private sector industry stakeholders to discuss regional development plans and... 

Marley Roofing Commissions New 3-Ton Sdlg Wheel Loader

4th June 2014 Marley Roofing, manufacturer of high-performance concrete roof tiles, has commissioned a 3-ton SDLG LG938L wheel loader, purchased from the Babcock International Group, at its Ekandustria facility in Bronkhorstspruit.  Babcock is the exclusive distributor of SDLG construction machinery in... 

Chemical expands market opportunities

By: David Oliveira     21st March 2014 South Africa-based wood-preservative chemicals supplier Dolphin Bay Chemicals implemented its first pilot  wood treatment of wood ammonium copper quaternary (ACQ) in October 2013. ACQ was developed in the US and is being manufactured locally by Dolphin Bay Chemicals under its Permacure brand. 

Chemical additive introduced to seal liquid holding concrete structures

By: Schalk Burger     31st May 2013 A chemical concrete-additive causes impermeable crystals to grow inside and seal cracks, pores and capillaries and preventing liquids from penetrating the concrete. This nontoxic additive can be used to seal concrete structures in potable water systems and in more aggressive applications, such as... 

Competition body approves packaging takeover

11th June 2002 South Africa's Competition Commission gave conditional approval for packaging giant Nampak's takeover of smaller rival Malbak. 

Ten SA manufacturers show the way in the export market

By: Deborah Spicer     10th June 2002 South Africa's exports grew from R210-billion in 2000 to R251-billion last year in what should not be regarded as an exceptional year for exports, but as part of a sustained pattern of export growth. 

Ten SA manufacturers show the way in the export market

By: Deborah Spicer     7th June 2002 South Africa’s exports grew from R210-billion in 2000 to R251-billion last year in what should not be regarded as an exceptional year for exports but as part of a sustained pattern of export growth. 

R72-million aircraft/car museum opens doors

25th January 2002 Phase one of a R72-million leisure development at Cape Town International Airport was completed in mid-December. 

Prepainted coils partnership formed

By: nkolola halwindi     18th January 2002 A partnership between Global Roofing Solutions (GRS) and Beckers Industrial Coatings has been formed for the manufacture and supply of pre-painted coils for the roofing indusry. GRS, which is part of the Dorbyl group, consists of Brownbuilt, HH Robertson and Coil Cote. 

On-The-Air 32/11/2001

23rd November 2001 SAfm anchor John Perlman: As always on a Friday at this time we engage in some TechnoTalk with Martin Creamer, Publishing Editor of Engineering News and Mining Weekly. Martin, a very good morning to you, I believe we have got a very heavy metal edition today. Monday Iscor cuts itself in two, what... 

Roofsheeting producer to expand

By: Deborah Spicer     14th September 2001 A significant manufacturer of stainless-steel roofsheeting and special roofsheeting in South Africa will start up a new production line by March next year. 

State

17th August 2001 NOTE: Some contracts may be too late to tender. They are published here for pursuit by sub suppliers only. The Financial Category: A: To R300 000; B: R300 000 to R2 000 000; C: R2 000 000 to R6 000 000; D: Above R6 000 000. 

Tripartite initiative to promote stainless

By: Laura Franz     20th July 2001 The stainless steel Co-operative Development Initiative (CDI) – between government, labour and industry – will be forking out about R1,9-million on industry promotion and a further R2-million on related research projects in the current financial year, reports Southern Africa Stainless... 

Firm completes roof structure for Turkey

22nd June 2001 Local aluminium manufacturer Alpull has supplied the first, of what it hopes will be many, Apliform roofing structures to Turkey. 

A job for every 6 t of aluminium

By: System Author     1st December 2000 With the possibility of one job being created downstream for every six tons fabricated, the Southern African aluminium industry holds significant potential for economic development in the region. 

Textile concrete is popular in SA, abroad

By: System Author     17th November 2000 South African material is believed to be wowing international construction markets, with the product having been exported to the US, Europe and Australia to date. 

Worldwide exports for local company

By: System Author     13th October 2000 Fasteners 

It was a family affair until . . .

By: System Author     29th September 2000 Andrew Mentis 

Multinational forecasts growth in SA construction industry

By: System Author     15th September 2000 Multinational building-materials company Lafarge has expressed optimism in the future of the South African construction industry and the country’s economy. 

Colour-coated steel has an improved performance

By: System Author     18th August 2000 A new range of colour-coated steel, which is more durable and cost-effective than post-construction hand- or spray-painted products, has been launched by Iscor. 

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