Standing the test of time

CFC (Cape Formwork Contractors) has been successful  in the scaffolding and formwork business since 1984. What is our formula for sustained growth and excellent service in the construction industry? “There are a number of elements that contribute to success in business. Price, of course, is important, but in today’s highly competitive and technology driven market, […]

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Budget In A Nutshell

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is putting pedal to the metal with his 2011/12 national budget, blasting ahead with infrastructure spending of R800bn with no plans to cut the budget deficit. While this may raise questions over fiscal prudence, the aggressive spending may keep the economy humming in difficult times. However, the new budget, announced on […]

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SA set for economic recovery

Bloemfontein – All is set for economic recovery in 2011, but South Africans should not begin thinking the next growth phase has dawned. This was the view of Economists.co.za economist Mike Schüssler, the compiler of the Sake24 and BoE Private Clients provincial barometers. These indices are compiled from many data series and measure the economic […]

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CFC Scaffolding sponsorship to help Zip Zap cause

“At CFC Scaffolding we endeavor to help make a difference to the lives of those less fortunate than ourselves; those who have, through circumstances, not been able to see their full potential,” operations director David Poole highlights. The Zip Zap Circus School shares this philosophy, not only breaking down cultural barriers through the free training […]

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New N2 highway fast-tracked

Johannesburg – A new road between KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape would shorten the distance between East London and Durban by up to 85km and could lead to thousands of job opportunities in the two provinces. Construction of the N2 highway could begin as soon as this year, following government’s decision that the road will […]

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