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AfriSam won two of the four accolades bestowed on the industry’s top performers at the recent Southern African ReadyMix Association (SARMA) awards.

CONCRETE INDUSTRY HONOURS AFRISAM WITH TWO TOP AWARDS

Construction materials leader AfriSam dominated at the recent Southern African ReadyMix Association (SARMA) awards by winning two of the four accolades bestowed on the industry’s top performers for 2017. (more…)

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The iconic ‘twisty’ PwC Tower in Midrand

PWC TOWER COMMENDED AT 2017 FULTON AWARDS

The iconic ‘twisty’ PwC Tower in Midrand, together with its slipform, received a Commendation in the buildings greater than three-storeys category at the 2017 biennial Fulton Awards hosted by the Concrete Society of South Africa. The PwC Tower is the 24th tallest twisted building in the world and the only twisted building in Africa. (more…)

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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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