South African Institute of Architects

SAIA Workshop

First African Holdings, through its subsidiary AfriClad, now offers a countrywide workshop on the Design and specification of Aluminium Composite Cladding in today’s architecture.

Rest In Peace

Rest In Peace Pierre

Our deepest sympathy and condolences to Gerrit du Toit and his family on the passing of his brother, Pierre.

First African holding lectures at CPUT

FAH lectures at CPUT

First African Holdings (FAH) offers a CPD-accredited seminar on cladding with aluminium composite materials (ACM) to architects, quantity surveyors and other professionals in the building industry. When Mike Rodseth, a lecturer at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), heard about this seminar, he realised his students could benefit from more knowledge about this topic.

WBEP visits FAH Factory

WBEP visits FAH Factory

First African Holdings (FAH) was contacted by Lizette Swanevelder, organiser of the Winelands Built Environment Professionals (WBEP) Forum, to enquire whether we would be interested in hosting their monthly meeting. FAH was happy to welcome the WBEP Forum at the factory.

After a few formalities on WBEP’s side, WBEP chairman, Dick Crane, handed over to FAH Chief Project Manager, Van Heerden De Wet, who told the more than 60 visitors more about our signage division.


On his way to the Kruger National Park, First African Holdings’ managing director, Wynand Van Zyl, recently drove passed the Shell Bushbuck Ridge station in Mpumalanga.

He took a photo of the Shell pylon, manufactured and installed by First African Holdings (previously called Aerodyne Sign Technology) over 15 years ago.

During an interview with TABJ (The African Business Journal), a while ago, about the history of First African Holdings, Van Zyl said the following:

Rigging Team Praised for Professionalism and High Safety Standards

Rigging Team Praised for Professionalism and High Safety Standards

David Walsh of Oilstar, recently gave praise to Erion Signs, one of First African Holdings’ rigging teams that was working at the Caltex Garden Service Station site.


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