Building & Construction News

The biggest oil organisations on the planet disagree about 2018

  • 15-12-2017
  • Moneyweb

Their conflicting views reflect differences on US shale oil. The two most critical forecasts of global oil markets offer contrasting visions for 2018: one in which Opec finally succeeds in clearing a supply glut, and another where that goal remain...

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PPC will go it alone as talks end with last suitor

  • 15-12-2017
  • Bizcommunity.com

LafargeHolcim announced on Wednesday night, 13 December, it had terminated talks with PPC, sending the JSE-listed cement-maker's shares down 8.4% to R5.77 on Thursday morning. LafargeHolcim was PPC's last remaining suitor following the withdrawals of...

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Mall size on the rise says study

  • 15-12-2017
  • Bizcommunity.com

A recent study conducted on behalf of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) has determined that malls are getting bigger. New data indicates that the average size of centres developed have steadily increased in size since the 1990s wi...

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Cape Town's water crisis: driven by politics more than drought

  • 15-12-2017
  • Bizcommunity.com

Cape Town, South Africa's second most populous city, is hurtling towards "Day Zero": the day taps run dry. This is expected in mid-May, just weeks after the city's new water supplies are due. Cape Town is quite used to surviving dry years. Water r...

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Billion to invest R6bn in new projects

  • 14-12-2017
  • The Star

THE BILLION Group, a property development company founded and owned by listed Rebosis Property Fund executive director and former chief executive Sisa Ngebulana, is to embark on development projects next year collectively involving the investment of ...

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SA power plant is the 4th dirtiest in the world - Dirty Dozen

  • 14-12-2017
  • IOL

CAPE TOWN - Thabametsi coal-fired power plant has been listed among the 12 Dirty Dozen projects as the world leaders and global financial institutions gathered for the One Planet Summit in Paris on Tuesday. This summit was organised by President o...

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Construction industry bowing to pressure

  • 14-12-2017
  • The New Age

THE construction industry appears to be bowing to pressure to deal with issues of transformation in the largely white-dominated sector. The industry under the banner of the Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal has established a forum to deal with the iss...

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Building a city of opportunity based on fairness

  • 14-12-2017
  • Daily Maverick

By continuously rotating beneficiaries of the Expanded Public Works Programme, the City of Tshwane will be able to ensure that the spending on programme is spread out across the city, creating more opportunities, for more people over a longer period....

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PPC: There were three suitors, now there’s one

  • 13-12-2017
  • Moneyweb

Canada-based investment holding firm Fairfax Africa Investments becomes the latest to walk away from its bid for PPC’s partial assets. Canada-based investment holding firm Fairfax Africa Investments has become the third company to walk away from p...

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Egypt to offer tenders for 500MW solar power plants development in 2018

  • 13-12-2017
  • Construction Review Online

Egypt’s ministry of power will offer tenders in the first quarter of 2018 for the development of solar power plants with a cumulative capacity of 500MW. Arab and international companies presented their offers to the New and Renewable Energy Author...

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