Afrisam Centre of Product Excellence cements knowledge in SA construction

Not only is Roodepoort in Johannesburg home to the AfriSam state-of-the-art clinker grinding plant, it is also a hotspot of construction materials expertise. AfriSam’s Centre of Product Excellence is a major driver of innovative cement, aggregate and readymix products and has become a critical point of technical support to South Africa’s construction industry.


Babcock delivers 13 Volvo units to Afrisam’s Dudfield factory

Babcock has completed the delivery of 13 units of Volvo heavy earthmoving equipment to AfriSam’s Dudfield cement factory in Lichtenburg, representing one of its biggest orders to date. The order was awarded through an open tender process towards the end of 2014 and comprises six A40F articulated dump trucks (ADTs,) one A40F 35,000 litre water tanker, three L220 wheel loaders two L350 wheel loaders and one G940 grader.


Afrisam’s new Saldanha Bay readymix plant

Maintaining a presence close to its burgeoning customer base led AfriSam to establish a readymix plant in Saldanha Bay’s Industrial Development Zone. Fully operational in June 2014, the plant has a production capacity of 70m³ per hour. Bevin Cornelius, AfriSam’s building construction materials territory manager in the Cape, explains that the plant will service the entire Saldanha Bay municipal area, including St Helena, Saldanha Bay, Langebaan, Paternoster, Jacobsbaai, Vredenburg and Hopefield.

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