Building & Construction News

Toll roads remain part of roads strategy - Sanral

  • 29-09-2017
  • Fin24

Johannesburg - The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) on Friday gave a peek into its plans for South Africa's roads leading up to 2030. Toll roads will remain part of the plans, with the roads agency announcing that the concessions to ma...

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BSI Steel considers closing branch

  • 29-09-2017
  • Bizcommunity.com

BSI Steel, an AltX-listed processor and distributor of steel products into sub-Saharan Africa, is reviewing the viability of servicing the market in KwaZulu-Natal through its Pietermaritzburg warehouse and offices. The group, which is feeling the ...

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Kariba South Project in Zimbabwe nears completion

  • 29-09-2017
  • Construction Review Online

Kariba South extension project is going to start feeding 150 MW into the national grid before the end of the year. Commissioning of the project is going to happen in the second week of December. Construction work on the whole project is 92% complete....

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Construction of state of the art shopping mall in Angola almost complete

  • 29-09-2017
  • Construction Review Online

The construction of Kero shopping mall in Angola is almost complete; this is according to the Assistant Director of the works, Mr. Francisco Fernandes. The mega mall whose location is in the outskirts Huambo city is in its final stages of construc...

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Grayston bridge enquiry postponed until July 2018

  • 28-09-2017
  • Moneyweb

This after being delayed since August 2016. Almost two years after a temporary bridge structure collapsed onto the busy M1 freeway, killing two people and injuring 19, the Department of Labour’s enquiry into the causes of the event was again postp...

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Strikes delay construction of China's flagship BAIC SA plant

  • 28-09-2017
  • Bizcommunity.com

The government is feeling pressure from the Chinese state-owned R11bn Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Company (BAIC) vehicle plant being built in the Coega special economic zone near Port Elizabeth. Called BAIC SA and situated next to the R600...

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GVK-Siya Zama scoops five awards at National Occupational Health & Safety Competition

  • 28-09-2017
  • Bizcommunity.com

GVK-Siya Zama recently walked away with five awards from the National Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) Competition, held at the recent Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) Congress. The annual competition, which has been running since 1963, enco...

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#InnovationMonth: Propertuity, LOT-EK collaborate on SA's first large-scale residential container development

  • 28-09-2017
  • Bizcommunity.com

Property developer Propertuity - known for taking urban design well beyond the box with its cross-border collaborations - partnered recently with award-winning New York-based architecture firm and upcycling experts LOT-EK in creating South Africa's f...

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SA, Cuba extend water agreement to 2023

  • 27-09-2017
  • Bizcommunity.com

The South African Government and Cuba have extended the SA-Cuba cooperation agreement in the field of water resource management and water supply to 2023. Deputy of Minister of Water and Sanitation Pamela Tshwete, on behalf of South Africa, signed ...

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Aveng woes keep mounting as CEO resigns

  • 27-09-2017
  • Bizcommunity.com

Aveng is a company on life support, with the group reporting a crippling R6.7bn headline loss for the year to June, as well as the exit of its CEO. The construction company's headline loss was far more severe than the R299m in the 2016 financial y...

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