Building & Construction News

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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Ghana: Accra Sky Train Project Moving Forward

  • 15-11-2019
  • Railways Africa

The much anticipated Accra Sky Train project, which is a fully automated, high efficiency and extremely cost-effective public mass transit system that will use air propulsion technology to drive lightweight, high passenger volume vehicles, received a...

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Cement producers lobby for protection

  • 15-11-2019
  • Business Live

In a desperate fight for survival, SA’s big cement groups want the government to make it compulsory for the product used in the state’s multibillion-rand infrastructure projects to be sourced locally. The application for designation comes as t...

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2019 Africa Investment Forum: historic signing of high-speed railway construction concession agreement for Ghana, with the support of the African Development Bank

  • 14-11-2019
  • Afdb

The African Development Bank has thrown its weight behind a concession agreement for the construction of a high-speed railway in Accra, Ghana’s capital. The signing took place on the opening day of the second Africa Investment Forum, running from ...

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Construction underway at old Ballito Bay mall site

  • 14-11-2019
  • North Coast Courier

Construction of a R350 million medical precinct that will change the face of Ballito’s upper town got underway last week. Hailed as a first-class medical and mixed-use development, the Ballito Vitality and Retail Centre will replace the eyesore of...

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Eskom left in limbo as govt stalls the appointment of CEO

  • 13-11-2019
  • Fin 24

Considering that Eskom poses the biggest risk to the economy, appointing a permanent chief executive officer to turn it around is widely seen as a top priority for President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration. Yet while the government pledged to nam...

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Consortium Thelo DB receives blank cheque to build railways in Africa

  • 13-11-2019
  • Eyewitnessnews

JOHANNESBURG - South African-German consortium Thelo DB has received an open chequebook to develop railways in Africa, with SA as a base for project development. The African Export-Import Bank (Afrexim) has signed an agreement to fund any railway ...

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Raubex’s construction focus pays dividends

  • 12-11-2019
  • Moneyweb

The decision by JSE-listed road construction and rehabilitation-focused company Raubex to reposition itself into a fully-fledged construction group is starting to pay dividends. Raubex CEO Rudolf Fourie said on Monday the improvement in the group...

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