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Bamburi Cement PLC : Bringing Modern Architecture to Life

As Kenya’s most trusted cement and concrete partner with over 70 years

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South African Police Service Medical Scheme (POLMED)

Ensuring the health and well-being of the South African Police Service (SAPS)

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Setraco Nigeria : Bridging For the Future

Against a backdrop of national infrastructure deficits and funding shortages, Setraco Nigeria

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Issue 106

CSI Construction : Quality in Every Build

With a longstanding reputation for success in Africa, CSI Construction is committed to quality, safety, and client-centric solutions. Zuh Versi, Director, tells us more about the company’s continuous growth and expansion

Formex Industries : True to Form

Formex Industries, consisting of Formex Pressings and Formex Tubing, continues to flourish as a primary economic driving force in the South African automotive manufacturing industry. We find out more with CEO, Hennie Venter.

Bamburi Cement PLC : Bringing Modern Architecture to Life

As Kenya’s most trusted cement and concrete partner with over 70 years of expertise, Martin Kariuki, Commercial Director at Bamburi Cement PLC, speaks to us about putting innovation and customised solutions to work to build a nation.

JTC Building Systems : Construction You Can Count On

With facilities in South Africa, and having worked in around 15 countries across the continent, JTC Building Systems emerges as one of the leaders in the structural steel industry. Toit Oosthuizen, Managing Director, tells us more about the company’s recent successes and its hopes for the future.

De Beers’ Venetia Underground Project : Milestone Delivery

Kobus Van den Berg, General Manager of Underground Production, updates us on the latest progress of De Beers’ Venetia Underground Project during the past year and details the landmark delivery of first production.

Galito’s : Serving Opportunities

South African chicken chain, Galito’s, has shown impressive growth and is taking a stand as one of the most popular flame-grilled chicken brands. Managing Director, Francois Rousseau, discusses flavour, franchises, and the future.

Avanti Communications : Expanding to Multi-Orbit

Kyle Whitehill, CEO of Avanti Communications, speaks to us about the journey to becoming a global multi-orbit provider of fully integrated connectivity services and solutions.

Dezyna Interiors : Holistic Design

Nicolene Mausenbaum, Founder of Dezyna Interiors, discusses how her holistic approach to interior design considers the wellness of mind, body, and soul.

DerbyWheel Africa : Pedalling a Revolution

With the goal of globalising professional keirin racing, DerbyWheel emerges as a pioneer of velodrome cycling and hopes to share the profits generated from its global operation. Shaaban Mohammed, Managing Director of DerbyWheel Africa, tells us more about its growing popularity on the continent.

Natucate : Protecting the Okavango Delta

Daniel Kaul, CEO of Natucate, an organisation dedicated to the preservation of Earth’s precious resources, emphasises the need to raise awareness and act now.

What guidance would you offer to new entrants in your sector?

We like to round up each issue by giving featured business leaders the final word. In issue 106 we asked, “What guidance would you offer to new entrants in your sector?”

Issue 106

South African Police Service Medical Scheme (POLMED)

Ensuring the health and well-being of the South African Police Service (SAPS) is critical for the continued prosperity of the country. Neo Khauoe, Principal Officer, tells us how the South African Police Service Medical Scheme secures the safety of the nation through provision of healthcare to SAPS.

Setraco Nigeria : Bridging For the Future

Against a backdrop of national infrastructure deficits and funding shortages, Setraco Nigeria has remained a household name in the country for over 30 years. Executive Director, Ignatius Aigbokhaode, explains how the company’s bridge-building and road construction capabilities have contributed to its lasting success.

EPC Groupe : Having a Blast

Frontrunners in drilling and blasting services, the African division of EPC Groupe has consolidated the continent as an integral part of the global mining industry. Wilfred Latte, Regional Head of Business Development, tells us more.

CSI Construction : Quality in Every Build

With a longstanding reputation for success in Africa, CSI Construction is committed to quality, safety, and client-centric solutions. Zuh Versi, Director, tells us more about the company’s continuous growth and expansion

Formex Industries : True to Form

Formex Industries, consisting of Formex Pressings and Formex Tubing, continues to flourish as a primary economic driving force in the South African automotive manufacturing industry. We find out more with CEO, Hennie Venter.

Bamburi Cement PLC : Bringing Modern Architecture to Life

As Kenya’s most trusted cement and concrete partner with over 70 years of expertise, Martin Kariuki, Commercial Director at Bamburi Cement PLC, speaks to us about putting innovation and customised solutions to work to build a nation.

JTC Building Systems : Construction You Can Count On

With facilities in South Africa, and having worked in around 15 countries across the continent, JTC Building Systems emerges as one of the leaders in the structural steel industry. Toit Oosthuizen, Managing Director, tells us more about the company’s recent successes and its hopes for the future.

De Beers’ Venetia Underground Project : Milestone Delivery

Kobus Van den Berg, General Manager of Underground Production, updates us on the latest progress of De Beers’ Venetia Underground Project during the past year and details the landmark delivery of first production.

Galito’s : Serving Opportunities

South African chicken chain, Galito’s, has shown impressive growth and is taking a stand as one of the most popular flame-grilled chicken brands. Managing Director, Francois Rousseau, discusses flavour, franchises, and the future.

Avanti Communications : Expanding to Multi-Orbit

Kyle Whitehill, CEO of Avanti Communications, speaks to us about the journey to becoming a global multi-orbit provider of fully integrated connectivity services and solutions.

Dezyna Interiors : Holistic Design

Nicolene Mausenbaum, Founder of Dezyna Interiors, discusses how her holistic approach to interior design considers the wellness of mind, body, and soul.

DerbyWheel Africa : Pedalling a Revolution

With the goal of globalising professional keirin racing, DerbyWheel emerges as a pioneer of velodrome cycling and hopes to share the profits generated from its global operation. Shaaban Mohammed, Managing Director of DerbyWheel Africa, tells us more about its growing popularity on the continent.

Natucate : Protecting the Okavango Delta

Daniel Kaul, CEO of Natucate, an organisation dedicated to the preservation of Earth’s precious resources, emphasises the need to raise awareness and act now.

What guidance would you offer to new entrants in your sector?

We like to round up each issue by giving featured business leaders the final word. In issue 106 we asked, “What guidance would you offer to new entrants in your sector?”

Burkina Faso Chamber of Mines : Spotlight

Since the 2000s, Burkina Faso has been experiencing a mining boom. However, despite being in the midst of a modern gold rush, the country has undergone security challenges over the past two years with a significant impact on the mining industry.

Africa Day at COP28 : Green Growth in Africa

The annual COP summit has become a symbolic gathering of heads of state from across the globe. Coinciding with Africa Day, the continent’s leadership seeks to award Africa a voice at one of the world’s largest sustainability conferences.

IXAfrica : A Digital Revolution

IXAfrica is the site of a considerable tech revolution as Kenya’s investment in digital infrastructure continues to expand. Snehar Shah, CEO, tells us more about the company’s recent growth.

WBHO Construction Pty Ltd : Firm Foundations

An unpredictable economic landscape has resulted in continued modifications within the African construction industry of late. Deon Robinson, Managing Director of WBHO Building Africa, shares how his company stays abreast of these changes.

RSC Group : Integral Industrial Services

Laszlo Fagyas, Business Development Director at RSC Group, discusses delivering world-class industrial services across the continent.

African Clean Energy Developments (ACED) : Empowering Expansion

As South Africa’s renewable energy sector grows, so does energy and utilities company African Clean Energy Developments. James Cumming, General Manager, tells us more about its recent expansion and vision for the future.

UNICA Iron and Steel : Setting a Solid Standard 

As proud pioneers of secondary metals manufacturing, UNICA Iron and Steel is successfully forging a path in South Africa. Managing Director, Mohammed Asif Qasim, tells us more about the industry.

Raubex Roads and Earthworks : Cementing Road and Construction Excellence

Raubex Roads and Earthworks is driving the acceleration of the South African construction industry. We speak to the Managing Directors of the four pillars that have cemented the division as the frontrunner in road construction for nearly 50 years.