Building & Construction News

Lesufi shocked his department spent R430m on sanitizing schools and offices

  • 27-01-2021
  • IOL

Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi said he was shocked his department had spent about R430 million on decontamination, disinfection, deep cleaning and sanitization of schools and offices. Reacting to a report compiled by the Head of Departme...

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New dam possibly to be constructed in Onderberg

  • 27-01-2021
  • Lowvelder

Two of the prospective sites for the construction of a much-needed new dam in the Crocodile River catchment area are in the Onderberg. This dam will alleviate the shortage of water supply to the Lowveld and is set to be constructed by 2028. The De...

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R44bn development a key driver of job creation in city

  • 26-01-2021
  • Pretoria News

THE ONGOING R44 billion development node in the east of Pretoria, branded the East Capital, will assist the municipality to be a key driver of job creation in the country. This was the sentiment expressed by mayor Randall Williams, who said the pr...

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Bottling industry faces meltdown

  • 26-01-2021
  • Sunday Times

Glassmakers plead for end to booze ban for home consumption We have no evidence that sales for home consumption contribute to trauma cases in hospitals Mike Arnold CEO of Consol Glass Mike Arnold, CEO of Consol Glass, says if the latest ban o...

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Man Spends 12 Years Building Johannesburg in His Backyard from Recycled Materials

  • 25-01-2021
  • Interesting Engineering

The city features a replica of the FNB stadium built during the preparations for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. If the mountain will not come to you, then you must go to the mountain. Such is the case with a man in Africa that decided to...

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Polystyrene recycling increasing

  • 25-01-2021
  • Cape Business News

POLYSTYRENE recycling in South Africa increased by 19 % during 2019, thanks to the tremendous growth in end-markets using post-consumer polystyrene. According to the latest plastics recycling figures for the year ending December 2019 (released earlie...

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New construction sector umbrella body aims to speak with one voice

  • 22-01-2021
  • Moneyweb

But its establishment is described as a ‘hostile takeover’ because the three largest sector bodies have been excluded. Almost 30 South African construction sector associations and bodies have united to form an umbrella body, Construction Allianc...

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New Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City is green and keen to welcome guests!

  • 22-01-2021
  • Bizcommunity.com

The new Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City is set to open in a few weeks, adding 164 rooms and four suites plus conference and event space for up to 120 people and two restaurants to the growing Waterfall City hub in Midrand. The hotel is headed up by op...

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Shack dwellers disrupt water and electricity project in Uitenhage

  • 21-01-2021
  • Ground Up

About 50 shack dwellers from Area 11 in Gunguluza, Uitenhage stormed a construction site and disrupted the installation of Jojo tanks and an electricity survey project on Wednesday afternoon. According to documents seen by GroundUp, the estimated ...

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Government to appeal Supreme Court of Appeal ruling, making the 2017 PPPFA Regulations invalid.

  • 21-01-2021
  • Taranis

Despite the fact that the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has suspended its own judgment until November 2021, declaring the 2017 PPPFA Regulations invalid, Government has now given notice of application to appeal, the ruling.



If governm...

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