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More trade-focused lighting solutions for the construction industry

With lighting being a critical factor on any job site, as workers need to be able to see properly in order to carry out their work safely and correctly, heavy-duty, portable electric power tools and accessories manufacturer Milwaukee is investing significantly in the development of its lighting solutions. Milwaukee’s high-output light-emitting-diode (LED) lighting range offers […]

Labour broking not a dying breed

Although the temporary employment sector has been under pressure over some years it has now reached a level they are regarded as legitimate for sectors in an open economy.  The industry continues to play a significant role in sectors of the economy including the Constructional Engineering Association (CEA) Labour Broking Division (LBD). CEA LBD chairperson […]

Promising growth in construction sector brings hope for 2019

Despite the contribution of the construction sector to local economic activity being inconsistent, and having decreased significantly over the years, Constructional Engineering Association (CEA) executive director Anthony Boy is hopeful that there will be an upturn in investments in the sector this year. This comes after Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa (Seifsa) […]

AHR Expo showcases excitement at HVAC global market expansion

The latest advancements in technology and product advancement in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry were on display during the three-day 2019 AHR Expo that took place last month from 14 to 16 January in Atlanta in the US. For the first time since 2001, 1 824 companies from across the HVAC industry were […]

Unregistered HVAC practitioners still a threat to industry – Saracca

Despite improvement in the number of people who are obtaining training and qualifications to become registered refrigeration gas practitioners, the number of air conditioner installers without an authorised refrigeration gas practitioner registration licence, or with a fraudulent certification, is a threat to the growth of the local heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. This […]

AfriSam expects ‘tough 2019’ amid continuing political, policy uncertainty

Construction materials company AfriSam CEO Rob Wessels expects “a tough 2019”, especially amid ongoing political and policy uncertainty. Wessels was, on Thursday, joined by political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi and AfriSam sales and marketing executive Richard Tomes at a briefing post Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s delivery of his 2019 Budget speech on Wednesday. Powered by WPeMatico