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Adriaan Scheeres and the CMS Team

Pragma acquires physical asset management consultancy in the Netherlands

October 14, 2019

Pragma, one of SA’s leading physical asset management engineering firms, acquired Netherlands-based consultancy, CMS Asset Management, on 1 October 2019. CMS specialises in engineering advisory services related to maintenance and asset management. Pragma CEO and founder Adriaan Scheeres says the acquisition is well aligned to the international expansion strategy developed during 2018. “We believe we […]

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Jeandre Geldenhuys

Pragma’s Jeandre Geldenhuys sets new world record at the world transplant games

September 27, 2019

The World Transplant Games, which took place from 17 to 23 August this year, celebrate a second chance of life, demonstrating the success of transplant surgery and promoting the need to raise public awareness of organ and tissue donation. Pragma employee and one of the participants, Jeandre Geldenhuys, brought home five medals. Geldenhuys struck gold […]

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Adriaan Scheeres | Pragma CEO

Managing your assets can increase your return by up to 30%

September 20, 2019

Pragma’s CEO Adriaan Scheeres explains Pragma CEO and founder Adriaan Scheeres, was busy with his Master’s degree in Information Technology when he came up with the idea of starting a consulting business in asset management. As the strategic driving force behind Pragma’s vision to become the world’s first-choice supplier of asset management solutions, Scheeres also […]

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Adel van der Merwe and Nardus Groenewald

Pragma wins Exxaro Supplier Award for Operational Excellence

September 20, 2019

Pragma’s Asset Care team at Exxaro Coal Central received their second coveted award in acknowledgement for their excellent work in one year. This time around, Adel van der Merwe and Nardus Groenewald, AC Engineers at Exxaro Coal Central, and their well-deserving team were awarded the Exxaro Supplier Award for Operational Excellence. Exxaro has some 7000 […]

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Service Request App

The Service Request app everybody’s been waiting for

September 20, 2019

Are you looking for that one thing that will take your customer or employee experience to the next level? Then Pragma’s Service Request app is for you. Take your employees, guests or customers on a shared facilities management journey by allowing them to log service requests without the need to download any additional apps or […]

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Invest in data for your organisations success

Data investment: Start now for future gains

September 20, 2019

Is the present you looking after the future you? Fundamentally, this is what investment in data now means for your business in the future. Consider what could happen if one of the sensors on a critical asset fails without anybody noticing. It could result in a catastrophe when an ageing transformer explodes due to overheating, […]

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The Future of HR Summit and Awards

Pragma achieves finalist status in two 2019 Future of HR award categories

June 5, 2019

Pragma will go up against other Best Graduate Development Programme and Employer of Choice – Large Company finalists at the 2019 Future of HR Awards on Thursday, 13 June at the Sandton Convention Centre. Hosted in partnership with Careers24, the event seeks to celebrate industry leaders achieving exceptional standards of people management by showcasing strategies […]

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On Key Action | a RAD platform for asset management

On Key Action | a RAD platform for asset management

May 13, 2019

Pragma is continuously investing in R&D and technology to create the necessary capabilities to digitise asset management operations. In this case, Pragma R&D Managing Director Dirk Janse van Rensburg interviews Nic van Wyngaard, our On Key Action product owner, to elaborate on On Key Action, our new rapid application development (RAD) platform, and how clients […]

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2018 Shell Network Partner Awards

Team Pragma shines at Shell Network Partner Awards

April 23, 2019

Pragma is proud to announce that we have taken two out of five overall award categories and a special recognition award at the 2018 Shell Network Partner Awards. The Shell Network Partner Awards rewards service providers and third-party contractors for the roles they play in the successful delivery of Shell’s strategic and service delivery goals. […]

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