Personality Profiles2019-03-06T11:38:59+00:00
  • The TCI delivers courses overseen by the UK Institute of Concrete Technology.

A passion for concrete

By Eamonn Ryan | Images by: Eamonn Ryan Matthews Magwaza, lecturer at The School of Concrete Technology (SCT), has been working for the Institute for 27 years, 15 of those as its most highly experienced [...]

  • Kwakho Mpepho, IOPSA Training Manager.

From Master Builders Association to IOPSA

By Eamonn Ryan | Photos by Eamonn Ryan Kwakho Mpepho has evolved from a high school teacher to a training manager specialising in the construction sector. A stint with the Master Builders’ Association North (MBA [...]

  • Yanga Njozela, founder of Chwai Trading & Projects.

Every RDP home is an achievement

Yanga Njozela (33) is founder of Chwai Trading & Projects, a Cape Town-based construction support services and building material supplier. It is dedicated to providing solutions to uplift, specifically black-owned, construction companies. By Eamonn Ryan [...]

‘No lowlights’ – Mariana Lamont

When asked questions about her work life, Mariana Lamont’s every word is spoken carefully for maximum impact and her answers are threaded with the kind of inspirational statements that define a person destined for leadership. [...]

A success story for an energetic entrepreneur

Just over a year ago, Sherwyn Esbend’s office in Durban’s North Coast Road was an empty space. Today, it is subdivided into separate offices including a smart reception area and he has just taken delivery [...]

  • Roy Mnisi from MBSA. Credit: MBSA

Roy Mnisi – bringing change together

By Ntsako Khosa Being adaptable is a prerequisite of any work environment and along with collaboration with all stakeholders it is a winning recipe. […]