Industry Updates: May 2013

Creating a culture of environmental excellence within South Africa’s Building Industry | 31 May 2013

EcoStandard, the first South African Eco label for products in the building and construction industry, aims to be the trusted certification body for the setting of environmental standards of excellence when rating a product, manufacturer and/ or service provider within our local building sector. more

Michelle Stock has recently joined the Stretch Experiential Marketing Team | 31 May 2013

Michelle Stock has recently joined the Stretch Experiential Marketing team as Senior Production Manager. Armed with a Bachelor’s Degree, Michelle has an in-depth understanding of all elements of production including audio, video, staging, lighting, security, site management and stage management. more

Investing In The Future Of Animation | 31 May 2013

Being taught to invest in our future is a mantra familiar to so many of us from our childhood and adolescent years. And along the way, so many influential people – be they parents, guardians, teachers or even early employers invest both their time and effort, playing such a vital role in helping us achieve success. more

SA Home Loans’ clients promote the brand through | 31 May 2013

SA Home Loans is making its voice heard in the out-of-home advertising space by selecting Unlimited’s to brand its current clients’ cars and drive its message home into the suburbs, so that consumers can keep it top-of-mind as the most cost-effective bond solution. more

Simmons South Africa announces Facebook Page | 31 May 2013

Facebook announced with its 2013 Q1 financials that it currently has more than 1.1 billion active users and 50 million Facebook pages. Simmons South Africa is now one of them. more

Engen funds Durban Prosperator in partnership with Raizcorp | 31 May 2013

Engen Petroleum, SA's leading marketer of petroleum products, continued its strategy of business-aligned transformation this month with the funding of a Durban South incubation centre in partnership with leading South African incubator group Raizcorp. more

SA’s Youths particular about Clothes, Cars, and everything 'Cool' | 31 May 2013

- at Sunday Times Generation Next Awards 2013
The much anticipated Sunday Times Generation Next Awards ceremony, now in its ninth year was held at the Nu Metro IL Grande cinema at Montecasino in Johannesburg. more

Statement On KNP Rhino Poaching Crisis | 31 May 2013

The rhino poaching crisis being experienced in the Kruger National Park is increasing in magnitude daily. This situation has escalated to the point whereby as of 23rd May 2013, 1065 rhino have been poached within the park since 2010. more

Nike Ends Livestrong Brand | 31 May 2013

There’s an interesting paradox in major league sports. Athletes can get bad press for bad behavior or get pulled over for DUI’s. They can carry unlicensed weapons, organize dogfights and even, sometimes, get away with murder. more

DFA positions itself for future growth | 31 May 2013

In the pursuit of future growth and sustainability, Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) has begun to bolster its top management capabilities with the appointment of two senior executives. Reshaad Sha has been appointed as DFA's Chief Strategy Officer whilst Brian Alwar joined as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. more