Building & Construction News

Road works to continue as Msunduzi gets funds

  • 23-04-2021
  • IOL

DURBAN - PIETERMARITZBURG residents that rely on Moses Mabhida Road to commute to and from the city centre will have to contend with traffic disruptions for another seven months as the construction work taking place on the route is expected to be ...

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UK authorities arrest businessman linked to R745m Kusile corruption case

  • 23-04-2021
  • The Citizen

UK authorities have arrested businessman Michael Lomas in connection with Eskom’s R745 million Kusile power station corruption case.

This follows an extradition request by the NPA’s Investigating Directorate (ID).

I...

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Rapid recovery of private sector building activity unlikely

  • 22-04-2021
  • Moneyweb

The significant and long-term impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns on the office market, together with high office vacancy rates and poor rental payment rates, appear likely to stifle any rapid recovery of private sec...

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Balwin cancels R1.6 billion ‘affordable living’ apartment project in Sandton

  • 22-04-2021
  • Business Tech

Listed property developer Balwin Properties says it is cancelling its development of The Wedgewood in Sandton – a hugely popular ‘affordable living’ lifestyle project in the city, due to break ground in April.

The R1.6 ...

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Construction of 178MW RioZim solar power plant to begin soon

  • 21-04-2021
  • Construction Review Online

Construction of the 178MW RioZim solar power plant in Zimb...

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SA construction sector looking up

  • 21-04-2021
  • Sunday World

Johannesburg – South Africa and Egypt recorded the most construction activity last year, a report by professional services firm Deloitte has found.

The study found that both countries registered 40 projects in a year ravished by Co...

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Amazon to set up South African headquarters in R4 billion Cape Town development

  • 20-04-2021
  • Business Tech

The City of Cape Town has greenlit the R4 billion River Club mixed-use development, which will be the new home of retail giant Amazon in Africa.

The development design intends to create a 150,000 square metre mixed-use space, divided int...

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Construction of New Garden City in NAC, Egypt, almost complete

  • 20-04-2021
  • Construction Review Online

The construction of New Garden City Neighborhood (also known as the R5 district) in the Read More


Yes to smart new cities, but we first need to get smart with our rotting old cities

  • 19-04-2021
  • Business Day

Most people enjoy a bit of science fiction, a little makebelieve about what could be possible in an imagined future where scientific or technological advances and major social or environmental changes occur.

It makes sense then that our ...

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Joint Ventures in tendering require correct application

  • 19-04-2021
  • Taranis

In a recent news article, it was reported that joint venture-bid was disqualified from a tender process worth R1.7bn on the basis that one of the partners, which required an Affidavit, as per the B-BBEE regulations, compiled it on a certain date a...

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