Sika once again delivered record results in 2019. Sales in Swiss francs rose by 14,4% year-on- year to CHF8 109-million, which equates to an increase of 16,3% in local currencies. Operating profit increased by 11,5% to CHF1 055 million, thereby surpassing the billion-franc threshold for the first time. Net profit was recorded at CHF 759 million, representing a year-on-year growth of 10,4%. Operating free cash flow doubled versus the previous year, amounting to CHF1 026 million.

One of the largest and busiest airports in Africa, OR Tambo International in Johannesburg, was plunged into temporary darkness on Sunday 12 December after a transformer at a substation in Kempton caught fire. While this highlights the vulnerability of such critical electrical infrastructure, there are various measures that local authorities can implement in order to manage the fire risk, ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk highlights.

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