Building & Construction News

Oil producers set to maintain squeeze

  • 30-11-2017
  • Fin24

Vienna - Oil producing nations inside and outside the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) are expected later on Thursday to extend a deal keeping a lid on output in an attempt to push crude prices higher. But it remained uncle...

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Eskom says rolling cuts unlikely despite coal supply fall

  • 30-11-2017
  • Moneyweb

Supply at Hendrina could be below 20-day requirement. South African utility Eskom said on Thursday rolling power cuts are unlikely despite coal supply possibly falling below a 20-day requirement at its Hendrina power station. On Thursday invest...

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Ngqura liquid bulk terminal development making headway

  • 30-11-2017
  • Bizcommunity.com

The construction of a new petroleum trading hub at the Port of Ngqura is making progess, ahead of the planned decommissioning and rehabilitation of the existing liquid bulk facilities at the neighbouring Port of Port Elizabeth. A sod-turning cerem...

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Kenya starts upgrade program to boost the construction industry

  • 30-11-2017
  • Construction Review Online

The Kenyan government in conjunction with a Chinese firm AVIC International Kenya, has decided to embark on a program that will enhance training and mentorship for youth who are keen in working the construction industry. The program will be funded by...

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Report: Governments own most of African infrastructure projects

  • 29-11-2017
  • Bizcommunity.com

Governments remain the single largest developers of infrastructure projects - a common thread emanating from the 2017 edition of the Deloitte Africa Construction Trends Report. This is supported by the fact that governments own between 57% and 90% of...

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Ngqura liquid bulk terminal development making headway

  • 29-11-2017
  • Bizcommunity.com

The construction of a new petroleum trading hub at the Port of Ngqura is making progess, ahead of the planned decommissioning and rehabilitation of the existing liquid bulk facilities at the neighbouring Port of Port Elizabeth. A sod-turning cerem...

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Phase one of Bukhungu Stadium in Kenya to be launched soon

  • 29-11-2017
  • Construction Review Online

Phase one of Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega County, Kenya is set to be launched in December this year. This is in time for the upcoming international event- Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) which will be hosted in the ...

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http://allafrica.com/stories/201711210914.html

  • 29-11-2017
  • allafrica

After nine years and over R14-million, the construction of a public swimming pool in Butterworth is very close to completion. But there is no water to fill it due to the drought. In a story GroundUp published two years ago, Eastern Cape Department...

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Court challenge to Mining Charter postponed to February

  • 28-11-2017
  • Moneyweb

Judge says two days not enough for the matter. A court hearing for a challenge by South Africa’s mining industry to revisions to a sector charter which include raising levels of black ownership has been postponed to February from December, the Cha...

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Things are going south in the private building sector

  • 28-11-2017
  • Bizcommunity.com

Building plans passed are a strong indicator of the future health of the construction industry, and statistics for the South Africa private sector point to an economic shift down south. “The value of recorded building plans passed for the private ...

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