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Sika has continued its growth trajectory with a successful start to the 2019 business year, reporting a new sales record of CHF1,644,8-million in the first quarter. This equates to an increase of 7,1% in local currencies. A negative currency effect (-1,3%) led to robust sales growth in Swiss francs of 5,8%.

President Cyril Ramaphosa with acting Gauteng premier and basic education MEC Panyaza Lesufi officially opened the Booysens Magistrates’ Court, for which Arup provided transport, civil and structural engineering services, in Oakdene, Johannesburg on 28 March 2019.

Atlas Copco has acquired S.A.S. Air Diffusion. The company is a distributor of compressors for Atlas Copco. 

Did you know that the oldest dinosaur nesting site was discovered in the Free State’s Golden Gate Highlands National Park? A few years ago, palaeontologists found 10 nests containing 34 eggs and skeletons which are thought to be over 190 million years old. With a new species of giant dinosaur also recently being found nearby, it is fitting that the area’s Jurassic roots are now being immortalised with a dedicated dinosaur education centre in the National Park for future generations to enjoy.

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa’s watchdog for the engineered timber construction sector, recently received renewed recognition from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) as a Professional Body.

Increasing requirements for certified quality aggregates has led industry association, Aspasa, to introduce its own guidelines and auditing systems to ensure testing of aggregates and crushed granular materials is done in adherence to South African National Standards (SANS) 3001 AG and GR series test methods.

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