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CONCRETE MASTERY TRANSFORMS WATERFALL CITY SKYLINE WITH DHL SERVICE CENTRE

ZENZELE PRECAST PRODUCTS CEMENTED WITH AFRISAM QUALITY

Zenzele Pavers and Cladding, a family-run Pretoria-based manufacturer, credits its unwavering commitment to quality and its lasting partnership with leading cement supplier AfriSam for its successful growth. Today, the business serves both local homeowners in...

NEW LIMESTONE QUARRY FOR AFRISAM AT ULCO

AfriSam is opening up a new source of limestone for its Ulco integrated cement plant in the Northern Cape. The project is requiring significant infrastructure and an innovative design approach, to pave the way for...

TSHOXA 1 BRIDGE REDEFINES SUSTAINABILITY IN INFRASTRUCTURE

A sleek new road bridge stands proudly on the western edge of Qonce, formerly known as King Williams Town, in South Africa's Eastern Cape province. The Tshoxa 1 Bridge, commissioned by the South African National...

LITTLE CHEER FROM BUDGET SPEECH, BUT CONSTRUCTION RESILIENT

Despite the sobering messages from the Budget Speech, the construction sector remains resilient – exemplified by construction materials leader AfriSam turning 90th this year. AfriSam gathered its stakeholders again for its Annual Budget Breakdown event...

MANAGING READYMIX WASTE FOR A SUSTAINABLE PLANET

The management of waste poses various challenges for the readymix industry, and AfriSam has been following through its commitment to People, Planet and Performance with a range of innovative solutions. The sector’s sustainability issues include...

DOING MORE WITH LESS TO MEET AGGREGATES DEMAND FOR N3 PROJECT

To meet high aggregates demand for the ongoing N3 national road upgrade, AfriSam has successfully transformed its small KwaZulu Natal-based Umlaas Road Quarry into a ‘big operation’ using existing resources. Despite having a lean team...

ECO-FRIENDLY BUILDING MATERIALS FEB 2021 Q&A

What would you like our readers to know if they’re considering using eco-friendly or sustainable building materials for their homes and why? Sustainability should be viewed from a holistic perspective – a cradle to recycle...

CAPE INTERCHANGE UPGRADE GETS AFRISAM TREATMENT

An exciting upgrade of the Refinery interchange on Cape Town’s busy N7 motorway will soon ease the flow of traffic and enhance safety. Construction materials specialist AfriSam is working with contractor Haw & Inglis Construction...

PRIORITISE RESPONSIBLE MANUFACTURE, URGES CEMENT LEADER

With longstanding oversupply conditions in the cement sector, it is vital that South African cement producers, consumers and government alike continue to support responsible manufacturing practices. AfriSam cementitious executive, Hannes Meyer highlights that the sector...

Breaking Barriers and Building Dreams: Celebrating Women in the Construction Industry on Women’s Day

As we commemorate Women's Month in South Africa, we turn our focus to honour the remarkable achievements of women in various fields, and today, we shine a spotlight on the cement manufacturing industry. In an...

AFRISAM’S COMPOSITE CEMENTS LEAD IN SUSTAINABILITY DRIVE

It has been over two decades since AfriSam began accelerating its efforts to reduce carbon emissions from its cement production. This has put the company ahead of the pack, allowing it to reduce the carbon...

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