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AfriSam opens first cement manufacturing facility established in Lesotho.

LESOTHO GETS LOCAL CEMENT PLANT

After years of supplying Lesotho with its cement and construction materials, leading supplier AfriSam recently commissioned a new cement blending and packing facility in Maseru to serve that market. Significantly, this is the first cement manufacturing facility established in the country. (more…)

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Skateistan international Skate School in Johannesburg.

INNER CITY SKATE SCHOOL MADE FROM CONTAINERS

Skateistan is an award-winning non-profit organisation that uses skateboarding and education for youth empowerment. It has its roots in Kabul, Afghanistan, where it was formed in 2007, when its founder Oliver Percovich, realised that skateboarding could be used as a “hook” to attract low-income youth living on the street to enrol in various programmes designed […]

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Boogertman+Partners Architects was Awarded in the Sustainable Architecture category

AWARDED PROJECTS IN THE AFRISAM-SAIA AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE + INNOVATION ANNOUNCED

Seven Awards and four Commended projects were announced in the 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation at the gala event in Cape Town on 27 October 2016. (more…)

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The 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation have been announced. Seven Awards and four Commended projects were chosen by the award adjudicators from a total of 22 final qualifying entries. The awards recognise the increasing importance of sustainable and innovative design practice in the South African built environment. The Sustainable Architecture category saw three Awarded projects – the DEA Building by Boogertman+Partners Architects, Gorgeous Green House by Sagnelli Associate Architects and Oudebosch Camp Kogelberg by Architecture Coop.

AWARDED PROJECTS IN THE AFRISAM-SAIA AWARD

Seven Awards and four Commended projects were announced in the 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation at the gala event in Cape Town on 27 October 2016. The eleven projects chosen by the award adjudicators were among a total of 22 final qualifying entries that had been selected from a record number of […]

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By using slag, the CO₂ footprint of AfriSam’s cement manufacturing activities is significantly reduced.

AFRISAM POWERS “GREEN” BUILDING MOVEMENT

A major focus point for AfriSam’s Centre of Product Excellence is its ongoing product development geared at using downstream materials such as slag, which is well known for its ability to enhance the performance of readymix concrete. (more…)

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AfriSam has sponsored concrete to the value of R100 000 for the construction of a skate park in central Johannesburg.

AFRISAM HELPS BUILD SKATEISTAN

Leading concrete materials company, AfriSam has sponsored concrete to the value of R100 000 for the construction of a skate park in central Johannesburg. The skate park forms part of a unique Skate School built by the award winning non-profit organisation, Skateistan, which provides programmes combining skateboarding and education to empower youth. (more…)

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Alexander Forbes Headquarters in Sandton, Johannesburg, designed by Paragon Architects and Paragon Interface, took top honours in the built work category

FINAL CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR THE 2015/2016 AFRISAM-SAIA AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE + INNOVATION

There is just under a month to go before entries close for the 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation, at the end of March. The bi-annual awards recognise contributions that bring sustainable innovation to human living environments through an integrated approach to communities, planning, design, architecture, building practice, natural systems and technology. (more…)

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Green concrete an industry first - Afrisam eco-friendly green concrete

GREEN CONCRETE AN INDUSTRY FIRST

AfriSam and Concrete Laser Flooring (CLF) have collaborated successfully in introducing an industry-first environmentally-friendly floor concrete by replacing cement in the mix design with more fly ash, activated slag and admixtures. (more…)

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Call to professionalise concrete supplies

Concrete gurus from around the country have called on professional bodies within the construction industry to become stricter when specifying concrete in order to improve the standard of construction in South Africa. Speakers and participants in the Southern Africa Readymix Association (Sarma) annual conference agreed that more has to be done to ensure that the […]

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AFRISAM’S COMPOSITE TECHNOLOGY PERSONIFIES ITS ETHOS OF INNOVATION

AfriSam’s C-Tech cements are pushing the limits of cement and concrete technology to produce products with exceptional performance characteristics which are also environmentally responsible. “Our achievements in the arena of composite technology (C-Tech) personify AfriSam’s ethos of innovation, aimed at ensuring that our customers always enjoy the benefits of high performing products,” Mike McDonald, manager […]

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