Building & Construction News

Cabinet inaction delays merger of three state energy subsidiaries

  • 05-03-2021
  • Moneyweb

Cabinet inaction is delaying efforts to merge three Central Energy Fund subsidiaries, Parliament’s portfolio committee on mineral resources and energy heard this week. The plan is to merge PetroSA, SFF and iGas into a new company, thus establishin...

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All Systems Go On Plans To Launch World’s First Space Hotel

  • 05-03-2021
  • 2OceansVibe

Pretty soon you’ll be able to add ‘space’ to the list of destinations on your travel bucket list. This doesn’t sound implausible, especially because plans are already underway for SpaceX to send its first paying passenger to the moon, along with e...

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N4 severely jammed with traffic as department repeats its plea

  • 04-03-2021
  • Mpumalanga News

Since the bridge linking Entokozweni, KaNyamazane and Tekwane South collapsed due to the recent heavy rain, motorists and commuters have turned to the N4 when travelling to Mbombela, leaving this busy national road congested with traffic especially d...

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Commodity supercycle positions Murray & Roberts for a recovery

  • 04-03-2021
  • Daily Maverick

After spending three years broadening its focus to mitigate market cyclicality, the specialist engineering and construction group is preparing to ride the commodity supercycle. Murray & Roberts (M&R) says a recent report by Goldman Sachs proclaims...

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Is sustainability finally becoming more mainstream?

  • 03-03-2021
  • eProp

As the world grapples with the uncertainty surrounding the long-term implications of Covid-19, there is a measure of agreement on one thing - the global pandemic has fast-tracked numerous trends which were already emerging prior to the crisis. Say...

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Calgro M3to be involved in fewer but more profitable projects

  • 03-03-2021
  • Property Wheel

Residential property and Memorial Parks developer Calgro M3 have embarked on a series of actions designed to ensure ongoing sustainability and a return to fundamentals. The most recent of these was the sale of a non-core project for an amount of R...

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Standard Bank to assess 'way forward' on East Africa oil pipeline

  • 02-03-2021
  • Sowetan Live

Standard Bank has hired an independent environmental and social advisor to help assess its involvement in Total's East African Crude Oil Pipeline that environmental groups have opposed, it said on Monday. About 263 civil society organisations from...

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When exactly will KZN’s Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital open? The answers keep changing

  • 02-03-2021
  • IOL

Durban - QUESTIONS are still being raised about the Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital in KwaMashu but all the answers are not in sync. In January 2018, then health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo said the hospital would be opened soon, however, ...

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‘Smoke and mirrors’ from government on infrastructure expenditure

  • 01-03-2021
  • Moneyweb

Claims that the budget boosts infrastructure spending exposed as false. Econometrix chief economist and director Azar Jammine said on Friday that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni made much of the fact that the government has a programme to spend R791...

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Do you have a right to access information on tender decisions?

  • 01-03-2021
  • Taranis

Most bidders are not exercising their right to request information pertaining to decisions made by organs of state in the tendering process. According to Gerrit Davids, Lead Advisor at tendering agency, TaranisCo Advisory, “Section 217 of the...

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