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Not all is lost for the construction industry, says AfriSam

28th February 2020 The 2020 Budget, as outlined by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni earlier this week, “didn’t give much hope to the construction industry”, construction materials company AfriSam sales and marketing executive Richard Tomes told Engineering News on Friday. Growth in this sector was expected to remain... 

Afrisam Urban Quarry And Plant Define Good Neighbourliness

4th February 2020 Increasingly hemmed in by urban development, AfriSam’s Jukskei quarry and readymix plant have been applying ever more stringent controls and standards to remain a friendly neighbour. When the Jukskei quarry began operation some seven decades ago, its location was decidedly rural. However, the... 

Slow Economy Demands Efficiency, Quality In Readymix

13th January 2020 With South Africa’s construction sector in the doldrums, it is vital that material suppliers get smarter. AfriSam’s Jukskei readymix plant is doing just that, says operations manager Kevin Naidoo. “Readymix is a high-speed game,” Naidoo says. “The poor state of the market, and the continuous... 

Concor Buildings Does It Again At Construction World Best Projects

8th November 2019 Concor Buildings received industry recognition at Construction World’s 2019 Best Projects awards last night when the company scooped the winning place in the Building Contractors category with its Oxford Parks Phase 1 Project. Concor Buildings received industry recognition at Construction World’s... 

Producer achieves 35% emission reduction, supports carbon tax

7th June 2019 Construction materials supplier AfriSam has reduced the company’s carbon emissions, per ton of cement produced, by 35% from 1990 to 2018 and is focusing on further carbon reductions, sustainability and the implementation of the carbon tax in South Africa. “The 35% is close to the targets being... 

Embattled sector necessitates cost containment measures – AfriSam

24th May 2019 With the South African construction industry remaining under pressure and in a state of accelerated decline, the need to contain costs continues and correct specification of construction materials remains critical. Construction materials company AfriSam construction materials executive Avi Bhoora... 
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