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03/15/2021
Press
#ChooseToChallenge this International Women’s Day

The ladies from Saint-Gobain Africa's Technical Support Team in South Africa, took part in this year’s #ChooseToChallenge campaign for International Women’s Day.

03/12/2021
Innovation
Saint-Gobain named one of the world’s “100 most innovative companies” for 10th year.

Saint-Gobain has been named one of the world's “100 most innovative companies” in the Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovator™ 2021 ranking, for the tenth year in a row. 

03/12/2021
Industry
Rockefeller Hotel in Cape Town converts to full Gyproc drywall systems

Construction of The Rockefeller project in Cape Town was just about near completion, (with brickwork & SG Ceilings) when Saint-Gobain came onboard to supply drywall.

01/14/2021
Sustainable
TOUR SAINT-GOBAIN TOPS INTERNATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFICATIONS

Tour Saint-Gobain, recently completed by Generali Real Estate in La Défense, Paris, tops international sustainability certifications.

11/12/2020
Press
ZIMBABWE’S PRESIDENT COMMENDS SAINT-GOBAIN FOR ITS CONTINUOUS INVESTMENT IN THE COUNTRY

President Emmerson Mnangagwa commends Saint-Gobain for its continuous investment and confidence in the country's development potential. 

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11/10/2020
Achievement
PAM IN SOUTH SUDAN

For the first time, and despite the unstable local context, Saint-Gobain PAM pipes will be transporting drinking water in this East African country.

09/09/2020
Achievement
SAINT-GOBAIN CONTINUES TO INVEST IN AFRICA WITH NEW MORTARS PLANT IN ETHIOPIA

Saint-Gobain has opened a new mortars plant in Tulefa, Ethiopia, under the Weber brand. This new production line will be the first of its kind in the East Africa region. The Weber plant will provide the market with locally manufactured technical mortars and a tile adhesives range that aims to serve the need for more sophisticated and technically advanced building materials.

07/08/2020
Achievement
Creative façade in Libreville

In Gabon, Glassolutions has contributed to a second project in Africa with COOL-LITE XTREME glazing and the first using the SWISSPACER solution.

03/18/2020
Group
COVID-19 INFORMATION

At Saint-Gobain the health of our employees and our customers is our top priority. We have put in place protective measures in order to meet the essential expectations of our customers and partners, in strict compliance with local and national rules and directives. At its level, the Group strives to play its role as a corporate citizen to protect the health of all and limit the spread of the virus. 

03/09/2020
Commitment
With risk comes reward – Saint-Gobain reiterates its commitment to Africa

During its Africa Forum, a gathering of key executives from Saint-Gobain locations across Africa, Jean- Claude Lasserre, CEO of Saint-Gobain Africa, talks about mitigating risk by investing in and supporting its operations on the continent and its long-term commitment to growth.

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