Building & Construction News

R161bn green-energy initiative takes shape

  • 16-09-2019
  • Moneyweb

The new entity will lend money to Eskom. A plan to establish the world’s largest green-energy financing initiative is being threshed out in South Africa, which needs to reduce its environmental footprint and find innovative ways to fund debt-stric...

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PE Airport will not be moving, says Acsa

  • 16-09-2019
  • Traveller24.com

A recent report that Port Elizabeth International Airport would be relocated to the Coega Special Economic Zone is incorrect, says Airports Company South Africa. Acsa together with the the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality says the long-term vision...

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Sanral puts out N2/N3 tenders worth billions

  • 13-09-2019
  • SANRAL

First batch of contracts worth billions of rands for the upgrading of the N2 and N3 will be put out to tender over the ensuing weeks, the South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) announced today. This will include the upgrading of the N2 from ...

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SA mining prospects subdued in spite of sales picking up in July

  • 13-09-2019
  • IOL

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa's mining prospects remain subdued despite July 2019 production and sales surprising the market yesterday on robust output from the coal and iron ore sectors. The mining industry was the largest contributor to the overal...

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Construction industry shows positive growth for Cape economy

  • 12-09-2019
  • Bizcommunity.com

The City of Cape Town's mayoral committee member for economic opportunities and asset management, Alderman James Vos recently met with key stakeholders in the construction industry at the annual Construction Expo 2019, where representatives from smal...

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Group Five business rescue plans overwhelmingly approved by shareholders

  • 12-09-2019
  • The Citizen

100% of shareholders voted in favour of Group Five Limited’s plan and 96.1% in favour of the Group Five Construction plan, with both plans now adopted and binding. Shareholders in JSE-listed construction and engineering company Group Five have vo...

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The revamped Centurion Mall is a shoppers' paradise

  • 11-09-2019
  • IOL

Centurion Mall welcomes existing and prospective customers to their new-look centre, a super-regional mall that is the result of a successful revamp that also places one of South Africa’s most popular shopping destinations in line with 21st century c...

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Sanral contracts worth billions of rand up for grabs for B-BBEE tenderers

  • 11-09-2019
  • IOL

CAPE TOWN – The SA National Roads Agency (Sanral) has announced that it would be putting out to tender contracts worth billions of rand for the upgrading of the N2 and N3 over the ensuing weeks. The state-owned road agency said this would include ...

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Exclusive: Growthpoint’s ambitious Sandton Summit plan

  • 10-09-2019
  • Moneyweb

The Richest Square Mile in Africa is getting a new multi-billion-rand precinct. South Africa’s largest listed property group Growthpoint is behind the ambitious new multi-billion-rand Sandton Summit mixed-use development precinct being planned in ...

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Construction of Polokwane ring road in South Africa to resume this month

  • 10-09-2019
  • Construction Review Online

Construction of Polokwane ring road in South Africa is set to resume this month. The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) announced the report and said that they have appointed Edwin Construction to continue the project. The Polokw...

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