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Eaton develops 10 000 operation switchgear for Shoprite’s warehouses

2nd November 2018 Shoprite Holdings commissioned engineering professional services firms WSP Africa to design a medium voltage (MV) power distribution system for its new Cilmor Distribution Centre, to provide reliable, continuous power to three large warehouses despite regular utility load shedding issues which... 

Shoprite to pay South African customers for reusing plastic bags

By: Reuters     23rd October 2018 Shoprite Holdings, South Africa's biggest supermarket chain, said on Tuesday it would pay customers for reusing its newly introduced recyclable bag as it joined domestic rivals in efforts to curb plastic pollution. Supermarkets have come under increased pressure to cut their use of plastic as... 

Eaton develops new 10,000-operation switchgear to safeguard Shoprite’s stock quality

25th September 2018 Shoprite Holdings commissioned WSP Africa, one of the world's leading engineering professional services firms, to design a medium voltage (MV) power distribution system for their new Cilmor Distribution Centre. The system had to provide reliable, continuous power to three large warehouses despite... 

Company supplies Western Cape-based distribution centre

By: Marleny Arnoldi     8th December 2017 Concrete construction specialist Bedrock Group has supplied 194 precast tilt-up concrete columns for the construction of food retailer Shoprite Holdings’ 63 000 m2 main distribution campus for the Cape Town area, in Brackenfell, in the Western Cape.  

South Africa’s richest man buys stake in diamond miner Trans Hex

By: Bloomberg     8th August 2016 Christo Wiese, South Africa’s richest man, has formed a consortium of investors who plan to take control of Trans Hex Group, a diamond miner based in Cape Town. Cream Magenta 140 Proprietary Ltd. and Metcap 14 Proprietary Ltd., both backed by the Wiese family, bought a 47% stake in the company... 

Two out of three are bad

By: Riaan de Lange     1st April 2016 Two out of Three are Bad Cast your mind back to November 1, 1997. It was the day on which Shoprite Holdings acquired OK Bazaars Group from South African Breweries (SAB), now known as SABMiller. It acquired the OK Bazaars Group for what, at the time, was described as the ‘nominal’ sum of R1. [Just... 


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