Building & Construction News

Plans to connect all South Africans to internet by 2020 underway

  • 31-05-2017
  • Infrastructurene.ws

Plans to connect 22 million South Africans to the internet by 2020 are underway. Known as ‘Internet for All’, the initiative is a partnership between the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services and its social partners, and the World E...

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BCM plans new office precinct

  • 31-05-2017
  • Daily Dispatch

Plans are under way for Buffalo City Metro’s very first multi million-rand office precinct. Metro mayor Xola Pakati said the building – which is to house more than 5000 municipal employees in East London’s central business district – is part of a ...

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PPA9687; PPA9688; PPA9689

New KwaZulu Cruise Terminal set to make Port of Durban 'world-class'

  • 31-05-2017
  • Traveller24.com

Cape Town - After more than two years of trying to find the right bidder, KwaZulu Cruise Terminal has been selected to developed Durban's new cruise terminal, as a Joint Venture between @MSCcruisesSA & BEE partner Africa Armada Consortium. Transn...

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Uganda, Tanzania sign deal for construction of US$ 4bn crude export pipeline

  • 31-05-2017
  • Construction Review Online

A US$ 4bn framework agreement has officially been signed by Uganda and Tanzania for the construction of a crude export pipeline. The agreement which covered terms on tax incentives for the crude export pipeline project, implementation time lines, ...

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'Filled my tank, got change from R2....'

  • 30-05-2017
  • Wheels24

Cape Town - Earlier this week Wheels24 reported that South African motorists are in for some fuel price relief in June 2017, according to the Automobile Association (AA) commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy...

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Cape determined to avoid ‘day zero’ after being declared disaster area

  • 30-05-2017
  • Infrastructurene.ws

The Western Cape has officially been declared a disaster area. Following the most crippling drought to hit the province in over a century, Premier Helen Zille said the decision will be formally gazetted by this week. Dam levels in the Cape are at ...

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Proudly SA to track government tenders

  • 30-05-2017
  • IOL

Proudly South African yesterday announced that it has developed an innovative, in-house tender tracking system to monitor the government’s compliance with its own mandate to make local procurement a priority. Proudly SA’s chief executive Eustace ...

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Real estate developers in Africa challenged to raise funds internally

  • 30-05-2017
  • Construction Review Online

During the African Chapter’s first Global Real Estate Institute GRI, Propertygate Development and Investment PLC’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Office Mr Adetokunbo Ajayi, spoke of measures to enable real estate developers in African contine...

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Urban Development Zone allowance under the Income Tax Act

  • 29-05-2017
  • Bizcommunity.com

In line with international models, South Africa has attempted to incentivise investment into the development and renewal of certain urban areas. One of these incentives is the accelerated tax depreciation allowance, introduced in 2003 by section 13qu...

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Gauteng ploughs billions into infrastructure

  • 29-05-2017
  • Bizcommunity.com

The Gauteng Provincial Government will over the next three years invest more than R44bn in infrastructure development, while provincial municipalities spend R94bn over the next five years. Gauteng Premier David Makhura said the investment will hav...

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