Asset Management

Pragma | 30 Years in the making

July 15, 2020

2020 might forever be known as the year in which Covid 19 struck, but life goes on despite this and many other challenges that businesses face. It is with this mindset, that we take a look back at an engineering firm that was born on the first of June 1990. “Politically South Africa was in […]

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Procurement

Effective procurement practices aligned to asset management can save you millions

February 14, 2020

Andre Jordaan: Partner Consultant, Pragma In a world where examples of inappropriate expenditure are widespread, it is easy to justify extensive procurement practices as a means of improving governance. However, it would be best if you deliberated whether such practices are meeting your intended objectives, and at what cost. In any company or organisation, procurement […]

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Financial Asset Management

Five facts every CFO should know about asset management

February 3, 2020

The link between a company’s long-term financial plan and its strategic plan are generally well understood. But what about the link to the long-term asset management plan – and does your organisation have one? Asset management and a company’s bottom line is intrinsically linked. Here’s what CFOs need to know about physical asset management in relation to a company’s financial health.

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Kolosa Madikizela appointed as Managing Director of Pragma Africa

November 11, 2019

Kolosa Madikizela has been appointed as Managing Director for Pragma Africa after a brief stint away from the company. Her responsibilities will include the execution of the leading asset management company’s strategic plan, looking after the company’s entire African interests as well as ensuring that Pragma’s culture of diversity and inclusiveness remains intact. Madikizela has […]

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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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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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In-time condition monitoring and diagnostics

April 5, 2019

On the evening of February 21, 2019, condition-monitoring specialist, Martec unveiled its new brand and outlined its future strategy. “Martec has embraced Industry 4.0 and is excited about the possibilities it offers for huge advances in plant reliability and infrastructure integrity, “said the Pragma company’s MD, Johannes Coetzee. Opening the celebration of Martec’s new brand, […]

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Pragma Student Training Programme 2018 | Week 3

August 28, 2018

Our Chief People Officer, Stéphan Pieterse, and the top three students from the 2018 Student Training Programme talk about the highlights of the programme. More about the STP: Our Student Training Programme is a three-week work journey of professional and personal development. This annual programme takes place during the July university holidays and is specifically […]

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Pragma Student Training Programme | Week 1

July 9, 2018

Heinri and Phumi, two of our 2018 interns, tell us about their first week as part of the 2018 Student Training Programme (STP). More about the STP: Our Student Training Programme is a three-week work journey of professional and personal development. This annual programme takes place during the July university holidays and is specifically aimed […]

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