Building & Construction News

Flanagan & Gerard invests R16m to solar-power its malls

  • 30-09-2019
  • Bizcommunity.com

Shopping centre developer Flanagan & Gerard Property Development & Investment has invested more than R16m to install solar plants at its malls. So far, over 3MVA of solar energy generation capacity has been installed at three of its co-owned shopping...

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Cape Town's rivers are open streams of sewage, yet the city is not spending its budget

  • 30-09-2019
  • Bizcommunity.com

Some of Cape Town's rivers and canals are so polluted they are essentially open streams of sewage, and although the City of Cape Town is aware of this, the water and waste directorate Participants in the annual Peninsula Paddle, an event organise...

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SA miners may struggle to secure enough water - Moody's

  • 27-09-2019
  • Fin24

South Africa's mining industry may struggle over the next two decades to secure reliable sources of water, according to Moody's. Mining companies need millions of litres of water for processing ore, smelting and refining, dust suppression, as well...

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Big jump in price expected for most grades of fuel in October - analysts

  • 27-09-2019
  • Fin24

South Africans can expect to pay around 18-19 cents per litre more for 95 octane petrol in October, as higher global oil prices caused by an attack on a major Saudi oil installation filter through to the pockets of SA motorists, say analysts. The ...

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Multibillion-rand project set for PMB

  • 26-09-2019
  • Mercury

Durban - The construction of the multibillion-rand Edendale Town Centre in Edendale, ­outside Pietermaritzburg, is expected to start in a few months.

Preparatory work has begun with the profiling of the area earmarked for the development.
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City Lodge cancels Maputo hotel building contract

  • 26-09-2019
  • Moneyweb

The City Lodge Hotels Group has called up the R40 million performance guarantee of the Mozambican contractor it appointed to build its new 148-room City Lodge Hotel in Maputo and cancelled the contract. This follows “contractor-related delays and ...

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Government blamed for construction job losses

  • 26-09-2019
  • eNCA

JOHANNESBURG - Recent business failures and job losses in the construction sector are being blamed on government's non- or late payments. The government currently owes construction and building industry contractors approximately R5.5-billion. ...

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Sibanye says 5,270 jobs could be lost in Marikana restructuring

  • 25-09-2019
  • IOL Business Report

JOHANNESBURG - South African miner Sibanye-Stillwater said on Wednesday that around 5,270 jobs could be lost in a restructuring of its Marikana operation, following financial losses at the mine. Sibanye said the restructuring was aimed at restorin...

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Banking services shutdown imminent

  • 25-09-2019
  • Lowvelder

MBOMBELA – Sasbo and its affiliate COSATU, plans to bring the economy to a halt by nationwide industrial action. According to local economic expert and chartered account from Steinberg & Kie, Leonie Kotze, “A long-term strike will affect every...

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Global white cement market to value over $9.8bn by 2026

  • 23-09-2019
  • Bizcommunity.com

According to insights presented by FutureWise Market Research, the global white cement market is estimated to value over $9.8bn by 2026 and register a CAGR of over 3.5%. The global white cement market size expansion is steered by rapid growth, esp...

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