#WomensMonth: STEM-awareness programmes paramount to raising gender parity
#WomensMonth: STEM-awareness programmes paramount to raising gender parity

Santhum Moodley is a regional sales manager for Clariant Sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on personal care ingredients and premium cosmetic formulations that are sustainable, innovative, and aligned to progressive...

By Sindy Peters 26 Aug 2020

Kim Anne Timm, executive - Structures, Buildings and Places, AECOM
#WomensMonth: 'If we support each other, we can change the world' - AECOM's Kim Anne Timm

Currently responsible for the technical performance and deliverables quality of the AECOM Centurion Structures team, Kim Anne Timm has been working on a wide range of projects since graduating in engineering 17 years ago...

By Sindy Peters 19 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Be yourself and trust in your unique skills' - Claire D'Adorante, Paragon Interface
#WomensMonth: 'Be yourself and trust in your unique skills' - Claire D'Adorante, Paragon Interface

Early in her career, Claire D'Adorante - now director of Paragon Interface - discovered interior design as a way to blend her passion for creativity with technicality...

By Sindy Peters 14 Aug 2020

Student accommodation: Designing for the new normal
Student accommodation: Designing for the new normal

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to create uncertainty for the country's higher education sector...

By John Schooling 22 Jul 2020

Post-Covid-19: Delivering sustainable energy across Africa
Post-Covid-19: Delivering sustainable energy across Africa

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the operating environment for both the public and private sectors as a result of the unprecedented lockdowns and restrictions put in place by countries to curb infections...

By Siyabonga Mbanjwa 30 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: How Muzi Shongwe is transforming his community one brick at a time
#YouthMonth: How Muzi Shongwe is transforming his community one brick at a time

Inspired by his late father, Muzi Shongwe's passion for business culminated in Muzi Bricks and Project - a brickmaking business helping build Soshanguve - the community in which he operates...

By Sindy Peters 19 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: When architecture, interior design and passion collide
#YouthMonth: When architecture, interior design and passion collide

As a junior 3D visualisation artist at the Paragon Group, Ashna Premji found the perfect job where her passion for both architecture and interior design collides...

By Sindy Peters 15 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Acknowledge change, find where the next opportunity lies
#YouthMonth: Acknowledge change, find where the next opportunity lies

Described as a rising young talent at Construction Computer Software (CCS) SA, Bonokuhle Magwaza is an automated QA tester...

By Sindy Peters 12 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Create your own strategy in times of crisis
#LockdownLessons: Create your own strategy in times of crisis

Daniel Petrov, managing director of Peikko South Africa, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 10 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Many opportunities for youth in world's oldest industry, construction
#YouthMonth: Many opportunities for youth in world's oldest industry, construction

We chat to Tracy-Lee Behr, event director: built environment at dmg events, to find out more about how the African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo provides for youth involvement and upliftment...

By Sindy Peters 4 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Youth belong at the forefront of imagining, creating a future for SA
#YouthMonth: Youth belong at the forefront of imagining, creating a future for SA

This #YouthMonth, we chat to professional architect Sphephelo Mhlongo to find out more about his journey as an architect, what some of the challenges are that young people face in the industry...

By Sindy Peters 3 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Adopt and adapt as we enter a new age with increased competition
#LockdownLessons: Adopt and adapt as we enter a new age with increased competition

Casian Dendere, chief executive officer of COENG, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 28 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Pandemic forcing us to think outside the box
#LockdownLessons: Pandemic forcing us to think outside the box

Wayne Neary, MD of ICON Group, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 21 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: At this point, we are stronger apart
#LockdownLessons: At this point, we are stronger apart

Wendy Buffa-Pace, MD at Atlas Copco, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 20 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Do what is necessary to remain relevant, save as many jobs as possible
#LockdownLessons: Do what is necessary to remain relevant, save as many jobs as possible

Paul Maitre, MD of ADA Consulting Engineers, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 20 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Continued support needed from government, corporates, ordinary citizens
#LockdownLessons: Continued support needed from government, corporates, ordinary citizens

Njombo Lekula, MD at PPC, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 19 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Opportunity to press the reset button
#LockdownLessons: Opportunity to press the reset button

Morag Evans, CEO at Databuild, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 18 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Manage risk appropriately, stay positive, look for solutions
#LockdownLessons: Manage risk appropriately, stay positive, look for solutions

Adele Naidoo, head of human resources at JoJo, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 15 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Agile businesses will come out of this smarter, stronger
#LockdownLessons: Agile businesses will come out of this smarter, stronger

Andrew Skudder, CEO of CCS SA, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 14 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Phenomenal collaboration happening in the property sector
#LockdownLessons: Phenomenal collaboration happening in the property sector

Seabelo (Herbert) Theledi, founder and MD of Nthwese Developments, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 13 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Make it work, despite the challenges, says Brimis' Andile Nqandela
#LockdownLessons: Make it work, despite the challenges, says Brimis' Andile Nqandela

Andile Nqandela, founder and managing director of Brimis Engineering, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 7 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Communication and the importance of the human connection
#LockdownLessons: Communication and the importance of the human connection

Paul Gerard, MD of Flanagan & Gerard, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 5 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Patience is key, says Bartlett Construction's Wayne Bartlett
#LockdownLessons: Patience is key, says Bartlett Construction's Wayne Bartlett

Wayne Bartlett, director for Bartlett Construction, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 5 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Lockdown driving innovation, says STAG African's John Schooling
#LockdownLessons: Lockdown driving innovation, says STAG African's John Schooling

John Schooling, CEO of STAG African, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 4 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Kate Roper of Aurecon
#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Kate Roper of Aurecon

Kate Roper, client director, health and education at Aurecon, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

By Sindy Peters 24 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Armond Boshoff, CEO of Atterbury
#LockdownLessons: Q&A with Armond Boshoff, CEO of Atterbury

Armond Boshoff, CEO of Atterbury, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis, how his organisation is navigating these unusual times, where the challenges and opportunities lie...

By Sindy Peters 23 Apr 2020

#BizTrends2020: 5 key focus areas for the concrete sector
#BizTrends2020: 5 key focus areas for the concrete sector

Cement production and consumption is a reliable indicator of a nation's growth, as its infrastructure is a reflection of development....

By Bryan David Perrie 7 Jan 2020

Why property developers need to create more agile business models
Why property developers need to create more agile business models

Many business models around the world are under pressure, now more than ever, to be able to respond more speedily to volatile developments...

By Francois Schoeman 9 Dec 2019

In consulting on development risk, it's nose in, fingers out
In consulting on development risk, it's nose in, fingers out

Nose in, fingers out! This is what I was taught on how best to approach the subject of risk detection in property development...

By Francois Schoeman 21 Nov 2019

Kgothatso John Malange was recently announced as the official winner of the Caesarstone Student Designer of 2019. Image supplied.
#Newsmaker: Caesarstone's 2019 Student Designer, Kgothatso John Malange

Hailing from Alexandra in Johannesburg, Kgothatso John Malange is a design force to be reckoned with and was recently announced as the official winner of the Caesarstone Student Designer of 2019, placing him in the ranking as South Africa's most promising designer...

By Juanita Pienaar 19 Nov 2019

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