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PPC Barnet DRC : One Century in Construction

The Democratic Republic of Congo is growing. We take a look at PPC Barnet DRC, and discuss supplying the construction sector with quality cement products with Managing Director, Iqbal Omar.

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WBHO Building Africa : Leading Pan-African Development

We take a look at WBHO Building Africa, and the company’s key projects and values within the continental construction space.

Marcus KaapaEddie Clinton By Marcus Kaapa Eddie Clinton

LafargeHolcim : Developing a Green Guinea

We speak to Bruno Silete Hounkpati, CEO of LafargeHolcim Guinea, regarding the supply of sustainable construction products and solutions in Africa.

Marcus KaapaJoshua Mann By Marcus Kaapa Joshua Mann

Lafarge Zambia : Cementing A Community

Cement is the adhesive to bind a community together. As Lafarge Zambia celebrates its 72nd anniversary, CEO Jimmy Khan examines industrial excellence through quality, sustainability, and innovation.

Phoebe HarperJoshua Mann By Phoebe Harper Joshua Mann

Cimencam : Cameroon’s Transformative Construction Sector

As a leader in Cameroon’s construction sector, Cimencam is well placed to thrive in an industry that is in the midst of significant transformation. Benoit Galichet, Country CEO at the firm, tells us more.

Phoebe HarperJoshua Mann By Phoebe Harper Joshua Mann

Business in Namibia

Business in NamibiaWe explore Namibia and take a look at the most prominent sectors contributing to the country’s economic growth  Writer: Marcus Kääpä  Neighbouring Angola to the north, Botswana to the east, South Africa to the south and with the Atlantic Ocean to its west, Namibia is a unique country.  Sometimes known to locals as the ‘Land of Many Faces’ due to its iconic and varied terrain, Namibia is notable for being both arid, and yet strangely beautiful as a result of its diverse geography, and is widely regarded as a gem in the African tourism space.  With a population of approximately 2.4 million, Namibia does not share the same size or scale of industries in larger countries, such as its neighbours, however, has in recent years completed the expansion of its port at Walvis Bay. This $300 million project is a key development in the country’s aim to move forward and grow, with the intention of turning the port into a logistical hub for southern Africa that aims to answer the increasing demand for freight and maritime access for landlocked countries in the region; the port represents a gateway for more than 240 million people in the region’s market. On top of enjoying one of the most stable political environments on the continent, Namibian infrastructure is relatively modern and developed, while its economy is largely driven by various exports as well as its tourism industry. Of its trading partners, the US exists as one of the top 10. Despite this however, Namibian trade is led by internal African activity, such

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Construction During COVID-19

We spoke to Johan Louw, Head of Sales and Marketing at Renico Construction, about the industry in South Africa throughout the challenging 2020 period and beyond.

Marcus KaapaEddie Clinton By Marcus Kaapa Eddie Clinton

LafargeHolcim Ivory Coast : Cementing the Nation

Ivory Coast construction is a competitive industry. We spoke to LafargeHolcim Ivory Coast about the company’s various products, services, and its place in the sector.

Marcus KaapaJoshua Mann By Marcus Kaapa Joshua Mann

KEY Architectural Group : Mindful Architecture

Founding architect of the KEY Architectural Group, Hussein Fakhry discusses his integrated approach to running a multi-national construction company and the social responsibility of architects everywhere.

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Keller Africa : Rebuilding Construction

Following the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we spoke to Keller Africa, about how the company is recovering within the construction sector.

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