The SAISC Steel Awards celebrates diversity in South Africa’s steel construction industry

The 2019 entries for the SA Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) Steel Awards contained an unprecedented level of diversity. This ranges from building type, size, ownership and construction/property value, from cost-effective to high-end. There has also been enormous diversity reflected in both the aesthetic and functional use of steel in construction: from light steel frame building, to metal roofing and cladding, and the use of heavy structural steel. The level of diversity this year is also reflected ‘behind-the-scenes’: in terms of age, gender, professional discipline and background of the many…

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Anglo American brings diversity to executive team in big shake-up

Anglo American plc has announced the appointment of veteran executive Nolitha Fakude and Kumba Iron Ore chief executive Themba Mkhwanazi to its executive management in a major shake-up announced yesterday. The group said the two would be joined by top businessperson Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita and Hixonia Nyasulu as non-executive members. Chief executive Mark Cutifani said the group would bring diversity to its top structure. Cutifani said Fakude, who was previously an executive director at petrochemicals giant Sasol, was expected to lead the strategic direction of the company’s local assets at a…

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