Building & Construction News

Lesotho launches Polihali dam project

  • 29/11/2019
  • Construction Review Online

Lesotho has launched the construction of Polihali dam in a ceremony that brought together dignitaries from the Kingdom of Lesotho and representatives of the South African government. The Polihali dam will be useful to both countries. The project ...

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JUST IN: Eskom projects another R20bn full-year loss

  • 28/11/2019
  • Fin24

Eskom chairperson Jabu Mabuza says the struggling power utility is projected to make a R20bn full-year loss for the 2020 financial year. The debt-laden parastatal reported a net loss after tax of R20.7bn for the 2019 financial year. It will annou...

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Sanral receives bids of up to R11.4bn for e-toll management – Outa

  • 27/11/2019
  • Moneyweb

Organisation claims one bidder seems to have been set up specifically to throw its hat in the ring. One of the three companies that submitted bids in response to the SA National Roads Agency (Sanral) tender for the continued management of e-tolls ...

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Sanral evaluating tenders for new e-toll management contract

  • 26/11/2019
  • Moneyweb

Cabinet decision on e-tolls expected before the end of the year. The SA National Road Agency (Sanral) is evaluating tenders it received for the continued management of e-tolls after its existing contract with Electronic Tolling Collections (ETC) e...

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Upward trend in African mixed-use developments presents challenges, opportunities

  • 25/11/2019
  • Bizcommunity.com

From the Cape's Harbour Arch to Cairo's The Gate, mixed-use projects in Africa are revitalising urban nodes and mirroring the international upward trend of creating multifunctional precincts in urban areas. However, while there is a huge opportunity ...

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Mauritius: The new property hot spot

  • 22/11/2019
  • Fin24

Mauritius is fast becoming an investment destination of choice for South Africans seeking diversification away from the risks of the local stock exchange and the struggling property market. A lot of media reports have noted an increase in emigration ...

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Bidders are incorrectly disqualified on Local Content

  • 21/11/2019
  • Gerrit Davids

The revised Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act Regulations (PPPFA) of 2017 clearly stipulates that the Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) has the regulatory mandate to designate ‘industries, sectors and sub-sectors for local productio...

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JG Afrika’s innovative thinking takes industry challenges head on

  • 20/11/2019
  • L2B

JG Afrika has embarked on a drive to position the company at the forefront of changes underway in the engineering industry. By Paul Olivier Constant innovation has ensured that we remain relevant throughout our proud 97-year-long history. We t...

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Corobrik invests over R1bn in manufacturing plants

  • 19/11/2019
  • Bizcommunity.com

Corobrik's investment into its SA manufacturing plants over the next two years is set to pass the R1bn mark as it readies its new R800m mega factory in Driefontein for full production and begins to build a second new plant in KwaZulu-Natal. Speaki...

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LTM Energy: Changing the Sanitation Landscape

  • 18/11/2019
  • Leads2Business

Bringing off-grid sanitation to the Nation Lack of sanitation is one of the world's leading development challenges. Globally, around two billion people do not have access to appropriate sanitation and nearly a billion of them do not have any toile...

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