Building & Construction News

6 property development trends forecast for 2020

  • 18-02-2020
  • Bizcommunity.com

We believe that what people are really looking for is confidence in what they’re buying and that it is going to put a lot of pressure on anyone building homes to put together an amazing package that helps consumers get off the fence. 1. Short-stay...

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M&R anticipates new offer from Aton before the end of 2020

  • 17-02-2020
  • Moneyweb

Says its 43.8% shareholding in the group is ‘problematic’. Murray & Roberts (M&R) group chief executive Henry Laas says the 43.8% shareholding in the group held by German family-owned holding company Aton is problematic for M&R but believes Aton w...

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Construction sector welcomes R700bn ‘project pipeline’

  • 17-02-2020
  • Moneyweb

But dubious about government’s ability to deliver. Construction industry bodies, companies and analysts have welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation (Sona) statement that the Infrastructure Fund has a project pipeline with potenti...

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SONA 2020

  • 14-02-2020
  • Politicsweb

Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Thandi Modise, Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Mr Amos Masondo, Deputy President David Mabuza, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and esteemed members of the judiciary, Former President Thabo Mbek...

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Louis van der Watt on 25 years in property

  • 13-02-2020
  • Moneyweb

Atterbury co-founder gives an insider’s view of the company, which has become a major player in local property and expanded offshore SUREN NAIDOO: Welcome to Moneyweb’s all-new property podcast, which we hope to be a regular feature. And, to kick ...

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Aurecon Africa demerges from global brand

  • 12-02-2020
  • Bizcommunity.com

Aurecon officially announced the demerge of the African business from the Aurecon Group late last year, and the separation came into effect from 1 January 2020. “Having all decision-making and ownership in the hands of Africans will increase our a...

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Coronavirus hits construction sector with indefinitely delayed shipments

  • 11-02-2020
  • Bizcommunity.com

With shipments of construction material from China being indefinitely delayed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus in that country, South African contractors are having to sharpen up on the terms of their contract and the financial impact that the viru...

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Durban High Court gives KZN soccer academy the go-ahead

  • 10-02-2020
  • Sunday Tribune

Durban - The construction of a soccer academy will soon get under way following a victory against Newmarket Stables in the Durban High Court this week, while traders at the popular flea market would have to look for another home. The court ruled i...

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Balwin Properties to develop R9bn Munyaka in Waterfall

  • 07-02-2020
  • Bizcommunity.com

JSE-listed Balwin Properties announced this week its plans for Munyaka, a R9bn development in Waterfall, Midrand in Johannesburg. Construction of the lagoon, boundary wall, gatehouse, lifestyle centre and show apartment block has already commenced w...

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Thousands displaced to make way for new Lesotho dam - Amnesty International

  • 06-02-2020
  • IOL

Port Elizabeth - Nearly 8 000 people face losing their homes or livelihoods as construction begins around a new dam in Lesotho, Amnesty International said on Wednesday. It called on authorities to halt construction of the Polihali Dam, which wil...

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