Building & Construction News

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R4-billion uMhlanga Oceans development stalls

  • 18-10-2018
  • Northglen News

CONSTRUCTION work on the multi-billion Rand Oceans Development project has been temporarily halted. For the last few weeks Northglen News has been inundated with calls regarding the stalled development. The project is being developed by Property m...

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Tshwane RDP construction underway with mayoral mansion proceeds

  • 18-10-2018
  • The Citizen

Methods that are environmentally friendly, durable, easy to maintain and aesthetically pleasing are being used for the construction of the 40 RDP houses in Atteridgeville. Progress is on track in Atteridgeville west of Pretoria, where constructio...

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More coal or no coal: public weighs in on SA's energy plan

  • 17-10-2018
  • Fin24

UCT’s Energy Research Centre says if South Africa is serious about keeping climate change below 1.5°C it must not add any new coal to the country’s electricity sector. In the second day of public hearings on the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP...

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Dry Ice Blasting versus conventional Cleaning

  • 17-10-2018
  • Leads2Business

Dry ice blasting is an environmentally and equipment-friendly alternative to conventional surface cleaning methods. Dry ice blast cleaning will add value to your business through improved productivity, reduced waste and lower costs, whilst yielding ...

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Why a leadership reset in SA construction is necessary for the 4th industrial revolution

  • 16-10-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

A recent Balfour Beatty survey envisions a construction industry with dramatic digital capability by 2050. The construction industry both in South Africa and the rest of the world has been known to be slow to adapt to change, but the fourth industria...

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Phase two of Lesotho Highlands Water Project set to start this November

  • 16-10-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has awarded the first construction contract in phase two of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project to Sinohydro SA/Nthane Brothers Joint Venture. The contract, valued at approximately M/R235m, is for th...

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Expect delays as city begins upgrade of Westville interchange and bridge

  • 15-10-2018
  • IOL Business Report

Durban - Construction to upgrade and expand the M13 and Essex Terrace in Westville, north of Durban, will begin this month. The eThekwini Transport Authority (ETA) said traffic on the interchange has increased significantly due to new developments...

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Remedial work done on Orchards Clinic

  • 15-10-2018
  • North Eastern Tribune

ORANGE GROVE – Progress has been made at Orchards Clinic as the remedial work has been completed. After months of corrective construction, the Johannesburg Development Agency has announced the remedial works to the Orchards Clinic in Orange Grove...

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Exxaro looks to fill Eskom coal shortage

  • 12-10-2018
  • Moneyweb

Eskom is facing coal shortages at 10 power stations, and is looking to finalise new contracts by the end of October. South African miner Exxaro Resources said on Friday it was looking to supply coal to state-owned power utility Eskom, which has be...

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How the construction sector's moving towards greener building techniques

  • 12-10-2018
  • Bizcommunity.com

Green building and sustainability are words that remain at the forefront of conversations for many South Africans and is a trend that has seen continuous growth within the building and construction industry. Recent attention around green building ...

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