Building & Construction News

How virtual 3D modelling and simulation can help us create better cities

  • 31-01-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

New technologies offer new possibilities for planning and designing cities. 3D urban modelling and simulation can give a real sense of the outcomes of planning decisions. However, incorporating these technologies into planning practice has its challe...

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Basil Read plans steeply discounted rights offer

  • 31-01-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

Construction group Basil Read proposes to raise R300m via a steeply discounted rights offer which will see its shares in issue increase 11 times. Basil Read announced on Monday morning, 29 January, that it is pricing the rights offer at 22c per sh...

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Amazon opens plant-filled 'The Spheres' buildings

  • 31-01-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

Internet giant Amazon on Monday, 29 January, opened its plant-packed The Spheres buildings in its home city of Seattle. The Spheres are the newest addition to Amazon's "urban campus" in Seattle, and are billed as a workplace "more like a tropical rai...

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#BizTrends2018: Interest in energy, water infrastructure to intensify in 2018

  • 31-01-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

Energy is one of the sectors of our economy most closely watched by local and international investors. This heightened interest is unlikely to let up in 2018, thanks to plans by the government to invest R234bn in energy infrastructure over the next t...

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Amazon opens plant-filled 'The Spheres' buildings

  • 31-01-2018
  • Unknown At This Stage

Internet giant Amazon on Monday, 29 January, opened its plant-packed The Spheres buildings in its home city of Seattle. The Spheres are the newest addition to Amazon's "urban campus" in Seattle, and are billed as a workplace "more like a tropical rai...

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Basil Read plans steeply discounted rights offer

  • 30-01-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

Construction group Basil Read proposes to raise R300m via a steeply discounted rights offer which will see its shares in issue increase 11 times. Basil Read announced on Monday morning, 29 January, that it is pricing the rights offer at 22c per sh...

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Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan hope to break Nile dam talks deadlock soon

  • 30-01-2018
  • Eyewitnessnews

Egypt and Ethiopia are at loggerheads over the construction of the Grand Renaissance Dam, a project that Cairo fears will reduce waters that run to its fields and reservoirs from Ethiopia’s highlands and via Sudan. ADDIS ABABA - The leaders of Et...

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Property firms allay Cape water fears

  • 30-01-2018
  • Business Day Live

Listed groups have already taken steps to reduce usage and to provide supply for tenants in Cape Town when Day Zero arrives Several prominent listed real estate groups have promised tenants they will have water in the event of Day Zero, when the ...

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KPMG still set to move to new Cape Town office despite delays

  • 30-01-2018
  • Fin24.com

Cape Town - If all goes well, KPMG could be moving into its new offices in Cape Town's CBD in a few months' time. What seemed like the construction of the building coming to a halt some months ago, made many Capetonians wonder whether it had anyth...

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Will 2018 present a challenge or opportunity for the construction industry?

  • 29-01-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

Well, 2018 has arrived and the Western Cape construction industry is, arguably, entering one of its toughest years in a century, led by the drought. The challenges of 2018 probably outweigh most challenges of the past, but may lead to opportunities. ...

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