Building & Construction News

Council for Built Environment facing competition compliance challenges

  • 15-10-2019
  • Moneyweb

CompCom concerned its rules are exclusionary and won’t promote transformation. The Council for the Built Environment (CBE), the statutory overarching body that coordinates six councils in the built environment professions, is facing challenges in ...

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Concrete Institute to brief parliament on potential industry crisis

  • 15-10-2019
  • Bizcommunity.com

The cement industry, having to compete against cheap imports, has appealed to the Department of Trade and Industry's (DTI) International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC) for support in the form of tariffs. This week it is taking...

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The climate change threat to Victoria Falls

  • 14-10-2019
  • Fin24

Receding water levels at Kariba Dam have meant the two countries that generate electricity from it have to look elsewhere for power supplies. But if climate change has its way, the two countries might lose another key economic contributor and major t...

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Kenya to begin construction of Mombasa Gate Bridge project in 2021

  • 11-10-2019
  • Construction Review Online

Kenya is set to begin construction of the Mombasa Gate Bridge project. Treasury acting Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yattani and the Japanese ambassador to Kenya, Ryoichi Horie, signed a loan agreement, paving the way for the construction of the bridge to b...

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Press Release: GEZE provides solutions, creating a Manhattan lifestyle on Cape Town’s foreshore

  • 10-10-2019
  • Leads2Business

An ambitious refurbishment project by renowned property developers Signatura, The Onyx exudes sophistication. Strikingly elegant, this renovation of the Nedbank head office is pioneering a Manhattan lifestyle on Cape Town’s foreshore.

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Some respite for Basil Read

  • 09-10-2019
  • Moneyweb

Business rescue practitioners still pursuing ‘substantial’ outstanding claims. Financially distressed listed construction group Basil Read, which is in business rescue, has achieved “significant positive victories” in its claims related to contrac...

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Institute for Timber Construction SA prepares for dormancy

  • 08-10-2019
  • Bizcommunity.com

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), the professional body for South Africa's engineered timber construction industry, has announced its resolution of dormancy as of 1 November 2019. The resolution was formally agreed upon at ...

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How to grow your career in construction

  • 07-10-2019
  • Bizcommunity.com

When starting out or moving into a different speciality in the construction industry, the best thing you can do is to study after matric, to at least NQF level 7, and/or get your foot in the door with a company that has multiple contracts (and offers...

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Atterbury’s R6bn mega property project breaks ground in Pretoria

  • 04-10-2019
  • Moneyweb

Watch a clip of what the development, east of the city centre, is planned to look like. Atterbury Property Fund, the unlisted venture of Pretoria-based property investment and development heavyweight Atterbury, has commenced construction on a R6...

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Africa: How Megaprojects Are Driving Cities

  • 03-10-2019
  • allafrica

Megaprojects are reconfigured spaces in which the role of the local, regional, and national elites, as well as the role of national and sometimes transnational capital, is usually prominent. They can include urban regeneration schemes, transport and ...

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