Building & Construction News

McKinsey: We've been ready to pay back Eskom's money for two months

  • 16-01-2018
  • Fin24

Cape Town - Global consultancy McKinsey says it has been ready to pay back fees it earned from power utility Eskom for two months now, and is willing to cooperate with South African authorities on investigations around state capture. In a statemen...

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Hurdles lie ahead for single-body metals industry wage deal

  • 16-01-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

The majority of employers in the steel and engineering sector have implemented self-determined wage increases for workers in the absence of an industry wage agreement. Trade unions signed a three-year wage deal with only one employer body, the Ste...

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http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/494/172284.html

  • 16-01-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

Building plan tariffs in Nelson Mandela Bay are expected to remain the same for the next five years after the World Bank and South Africa's national Treasury found the city had the most expensive fees in the country during an audit last year. Huma...

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City of Cape Town launches a water map to deal with water crisis

  • 16-01-2018
  • Construction Review Online

The City of Cape Town has launched its water map in an effort to address the water crisis in the municipality. In a statement released by the city, 54% of the total consumers are complying with the request to save water. The city further urged all...

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https://www.fin24.com/Economy/Eskom/eskom-commits-to-publishing-interim-results-by-january-31-20180115

  • 15-01-2018
  • Fin24

Cape Town - Eskom says it is committed to releasing its interim financial results by the JSE's deadline of January 31. The power utility issued the stock exchange notice in response to a notice by the JSE earlier on Monday, where it warned it wou...

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Exceptional 910 carat gem diamond found in Lesotho

  • 15-01-2018
  • Fin24

Cape Town - A 910 carat gem diamond has been recovered in a Lesotho mine - the fifth largest gem quality diamond ever found. This is according to a statement from Gem Diamonds, a British-based diamond company listed on the London Stock Exchange. I...

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Review of Nersa tariff decision on the cards

  • 15-01-2018
  • Moneyweb

Eskom awaits reasons behind 5.23% increase. Moneyweb has learnt that Eskom is seriously considering challenging energy regulator Nersa’s decision to grant it a mere 5.23% tariff increase for next year, as opposed to the 19.9% it applied for, in co...

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Water crises solutions stuck in muddy policy

  • 15-01-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

It is self-evident that without sufficient water, SA cannot thrive; perhaps it is too profound a necessity to express in ordinary words for, to South Africans, it is said to mean more than life. This, too, may be self-evident, but if an authority ...

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Montague Properties partners Eltherm to mitigate 'dead legs' at Jackal Creek Golf Estate

  • 12-01-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

Montague Properties recently partnered with heat tracing specialists Eltherm South Africa to overcome temperature maintenance challenges in the Jackal Creek Golf Estate water reticulation system. Based in Roodepoort, Johannesburg, the golf estate’...

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Manufacturing output growth beats expectations

  • 12-01-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

SA's manufacturing output grew 1.7% in November from the same month in 2016, beating the economists' consensus of 0.45%, Statistics SA reported on Thursday. Manufacturing output growth beats expectationsThe boost came from food and beverages, which ...

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