Building & Construction News

Glass bottle maker Consol cans R3bn IPO plans

  • 25-04-2018
  • Moneyweb

The company says it is not within its interests to proceed with the offer. Glass bottle maker Consol pulled a planned R3 billion Johannesburg stock market flotation on Wednesday, citing challenging market conditions. In what would have been Sou...

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Consumers warned against use of fake NHBRC logo

  • 25-04-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has warned unsuspecting housing consumers against the fraudulent use of its logo in a letter allegedly sent out by Cosmopolitan Projects about guarantees on their completed homes. “The letter...

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Sanral seeks new contractor for N2 upgrade

  • 25-04-2018
  • Infrastructurene.ws

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) is looking for a new contractor to work on the N2 upgrade in KwaZulu-Natal. The announcement comes after Sanral was forced to terminate its contract with the contractor originally assigned t...

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4 power plants to be constructed in South Africa

  • 25-04-2018
  • Construction Review Online

South Africa is set to build 4 power plants in Free State. The plants which include a 147MW wind plant in Roggeveld, will be built, owned and operated by Global integrated Independent Power Producer (IPP) Building Energy. The deals were made offic...

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Redeveloped, rebranded Maluti Crescent will incorporate informal traders

  • 24-04-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

Designed by MDS Architecture and developed by Flanagan and Gerard for Vukile Property Fund, Setsing Crescent in Phuthaditjaba is being transformed into Maluti Crescent. The size of the existing strip-curved mall is being doubled and a new node is be...

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2018 African Infrastructure Project Developers Awards shortlist announced

  • 24-04-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

Africa investor (Ai) recently announced the shortlisted candidates for its 2018 African Infrastructure Projects Developer Awards. The awards will be presented during the Ai CEO Infrastructure Project Developers Summit on 18 June at the St Regis Hotel...

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South Sudan boosts electricity supply through new installation

  • 24-04-2018
  • Construction Review Online

South Sudan has installed equipment at a newly built 100MW power plant in Juba, which will increase electricity supply from the current 1% to 21% by 2020. This is according to Dhieu Mathok Diing Wol, the minister of energy and dams, who noted that...

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Construction of RiverRun Estates in Kiambu, Kenya officially starts

  • 24-04-2018
  • Construction Review Online

The construction of RiverRun Estates in Kiambu County, Kenya by Cytonn Investment has officially started. The company is funding the project through a mix of pre-payments from buyers and debt instruments. The US $150m mixed use development is proj...

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New Spes Bona reservoir will feed these areas in Cape Town

  • 23-04-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

Costing the City of Cape Town R53m, the new 35-million-litre reservoir situated next to the existing 15-million-litre reservoir effectively increases capacity to 50-million litres for the burgeoning greater Durbanville area. Situated on an elevate...

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Corobrik invests R800m in Gauteng mega factory

  • 23-04-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

As part of its multi-billion rand investment roll out, South African brick maker Corobrik is investing R800m in a mega factory that will be built alongside its existing Driefontein factory in Gauteng. It is due to be commissioned in 2020. Corobrik...

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