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10
Jul
2018
 

This year, to celebrate what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday, we want to make a difference at 10 schools on the African continent with initiatives ranging from insulating ceilings to improving ablution facilities. Our employees will dedicate time to do maintenance work, as well as collect stationery, educational books and magazines.

06
Jul
2018
 

There have been various reports in Pakistan and in online publications regarding Lodhia Gypsum investing in a plasterboard plant in Pakistan. 

No investment has ever been considered in Pakistan by the company.

14
May
2018
 

The first prize of the 14th International Saint-Gobain MultiComfort House Students Contest was awarded to Vahin Parmananda and Mthokozisi Sibisi, from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Their project “Solar.Creek.Community” combines innovation and vernacular architecture with a climate driven approach to create sustainable communities.

27
Jul
2017
 

On 27 July 2017, the Africa Architecture Awards announced a shortlist of 20 projects, which now stand in line for a trophy in either the Built, Speculative, Emerging Voices or Critical Dialogue category; or, the overall Grand Prix award of USD$10 000.

There were 139 entries in the Built category, 91 entries in the Speculative category, 44 entries in the Emerging Voices category and 34 entries in the Critical Dialogue category.

13
Jul
2017
 

Following our previous announcement regarding the cyber-attack which impacted SaintGobain on June 27, 2017, we are pleased to announce that the last operations which were still experiencing difficulties returned to normal at the start of the week.

06
Jul
2017
 

After a flood of entries, the Africa Architecture Awards has extended its entry deadline, allowing more architects from across the continent the opportunity to showcase their talents.