Building & Construction News

Could 3D printed homes be the solution to South Africa's housing crisis?

  • 07-05-2021
  • Cape Talk

A family recently took occupancy of the world’s first house made entirely of 3D-printed concrete in Eindhoven in the Netherlands.

South Africa's high levels of unemployment, inequality and corruption at governm...

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Tshwane to address road construction, stormwater infrastructure with R407m budget

  • 07-05-2021
  • IOL

Pretoria - The Tshwane Department of Roads and Transport is set to address road construction and stormwater infrastructure backlogs across the City's suburbs and townships with millions budgeted for the incoming 2021/22 financial year.

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KZN MEC Ravi Pillay vows clamp down on construction mafia at launch of R4.5bn investment site

  • 06-05-2021
  • IOL

Durban – KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Ravi Pillay has slammed the criminality of business forums who have stopped the construction of millions of rands worth of projects in the province, prom...

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Gold Fields’ R660m solar power plant project lights up with board approval

  • 06-05-2021
  • Daily Maverick

After a three-and-a-half-year process, the solar power project got the regulatory green light in late February. Now, the Gold Fields board has signed off on the construction of the plant, the company said on Wednesday. 

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Construction to begin next month on controversial River Club redevelopment

  • 05-05-2021
  • IOL

Cape Town – Construction is expected to begin next month on the controversial River Club redevelopment.

In a notice dated May 3, the Liesbeek Leisure Properties Trust (LLPT) said it had been granted environmental authorisation for ...

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DBE: Hard Lockdown hampered progress of improving school infrastructure

  • 05-05-2021
  • Eyewitnessnews

CAPE TOWN - The Department of Basic Education (DBE) said that it had experienced major challenges during the hard COVID-19 lockdown that hampered its progress with regard to school infrastructure.

A roundtable discussion on school infras...

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Indwe's R11m stadium unfinished and abandoned

  • 04-05-2021
  • Bizcommunity.com

In July 2018, Emalahleni Local Municipality gave MBS Civils JV Cudjor Quantity Surveying cc an R11m tender to rehabilitate the sportsfield and build a stadium in Indwe, near Nomzamo township, not far from Elliot (Khowa)...

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Recreation centre reaches phase two

  • 04-05-2021
  • Midrand Reporter

KAALFONTEIN – Once completed, the Kaalfontein Multipurpose Centre development will consist of a new double-storey administration and office building, communit...

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British Lions Tour organisers to apply PPPFA Regulations

  • 03-05-2021
  • Taranis

The Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic), Ebrahim Patel, has published a notice, to designate the 2021 British and Irish Lions Rugby Tour as a "protected event”, with the understanding that the organisers will apply...

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Beitbridge upgrades to cause six weeks of “significant delays”

  • 03-05-2021
  • Biznews.com

The busiest border crossing in southern Africa will experience six weeks of significant delays as an upgrade begins.

The Beitbridge crossing straddles South Africa and Zimbabwe and is an important access point for the Democratic Republic...

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