DIY and home services supporting franchise industry recovery
DIY and home services supporting franchise industry recovery

The news that listed group Italtile expects its full-year earnings to surge by 70%, boosted by a high demand for its products and an 18.5% increase in total retail store sales, is an impressive growth story in the midst of a pandemic.

9 hours ago

#AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper
#AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper

Now more than ever, in a post-Covid world, the dreams and visions of the founding fathers of the Organisation of African Unity, matter more than ever.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 17 hours ago

DBSA launches second edition of Youth Challenge
DBSA launches second edition of Youth Challenge

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has launched the second edition of the DBSA Youth Challenge. The competition is aimed at harnessing innovative solutions from young people in South Africa to address infrastructure challenges.

2 days ago

Italtile CEO Jan Potgieter to retire, Lance Foxcroft named successor
Italtile CEO Jan Potgieter to retire, Lance Foxcroft named successor

JSE-listed tile and bathroomware manufacturing and retail group Italtile has announced that its chief executive officer, Jan Potgieter, will be retiring on 31 December 2021 and emigrating to Europe. He will however remain on the Italtile board as a non-executive director.

3 days ago

Indwe's R11m stadium unfinished and abandoned
Indwe's R11m stadium unfinished and abandoned

In July 2018, Emalahleni Local Municipality gave MBS Civils JV Cudjor Quantity Surveying cc an R11m tender to rehabilitate the sportsfield and build a stadium in Indwe, near Nomzamo township, not far from Elliot (Khowa) in the Eastern Cape. But the construction company has abandoned the site.

By Yonela Ngqukuvana 3 days ago

The geotechnical challenge of building on dolomite in Gauteng
The geotechnical challenge of building on dolomite in Gauteng

A common concern in construction within Gauteng is the possibility of building on dolomite. While many structural engineers are aware of the potential hazards of dolomite, not all are aware of the variability of the material or the potential 'dolomite tax' you can end up paying within the project to accommodate dolomite considerations on earthworks, foundations, services and occasionally even superstructure.

By Kim Timm 3 days ago

Pothole Patrol kicks off in Joburg
Pothole Patrol kicks off in Joburg

Monday, 3 May, saw the launch of Pothole Patrol, a partnership between the City of Joburg, Dialdirect Insurance and Discovery Insure, a unique data-driven initiative to manage the repair of potholes throughout Johannesburg.

3 May 2021




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