Building & Construction News

A R74 billion ‘green’ plan has hit the wall of South African politics

  • 19-10-2021
  • Business Tech

The world’s richest countries are courting South Africa as a model of how to transition to a more climate-friendly future from a dependency on coal.

While $5 billion (R73.7 billion) of cheap loans and grants are on offer as a first...

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Plumbing industry helps primary school repair vandalised ablution facilities

  • 19-10-2021
  • The Content Engine

Leading participants in the South African plumbing industry recently responded to a call for assistance from Claremont Primary to repair its vandalised ablution facilities.

The initiative was led by Dutton Plastics which, together with t...

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Crucial agreements pave way for Square Kilometre Array

  • 18-10-2021
  • ITWeb

The SKA Observatory (SKAO) has signed agreements with Australia and South Africa, paving the way for the countries to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescopes and associated infrastructure.

Known as host country agreements (HCAs)...

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Tender Form to declare interest still a challenge for most bidders

  • 18-10-2021
  • Taranis

Tendering for government tenders are seen as highly technical in nature, and is also known for its use of legalese, especially so with the confusing language found in the Declaration of Interest tender form, which is either known as MBD4 or SBD4, ...

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Building Industry Boost Needs More Consideration

  • 15-10-2021
  • TFC media

The building industry has seen two significant announcements that are certainly welcome, namely the commitment by the SA government to rolling out the 50 strategic integrated projects prioritised by the state over the next three years to the tune ...

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Mall of Thembisa named the "Best Retail Development"

  • 15-10-2021
  • Property Wheel

The Mall of Thembisa has been named the ‘Best Retail Development’ and awarded a 5-star nomination by the judging panel of the International Property Awards.

The double level mall, boasting the largest Shisanyam...

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Boost for Mpumalanga road safety and economic development

  • 14-10-2021
  • Lowvelder

Sanral launched its flagship stakeholder engagement session, "Taking Sanral to the People", in Lydenburg on Tuesday October 12.

The deputy minister of transport, Sindisiwe Chikunga, delivered the keynote address to Small, Mediu...

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Waterfall wins ‘Best in SA’ at International Property Awards

  • 14-10-2021
  • Property Wheel

Waterfall Management Company and Attacq Limited were awarded three ‘Best in South Africa 2021 – 2022’ accolades for the Waterfall development at the recent Africa and Arabia chapter of the International Property Awards.

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South Africa’s massive hydrogen valley project is a step closer – here’s what you need to know

  • 13-10-2021
  • Business Tech

The establishment of a ‘hydrogen valley’ in South Africa is a step closer to reality, following the launch of the Hydrogen Valley Feasibility Study Report by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and partners.

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New law to restrict Councillors from government tenders

  • 13-10-2021
  • Taranis

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the Local Government: Municipal Structures Amendment Act, which will come into effect from 1 November 2021, which also prohibits municipal Councillors from getting involved in tenders.

The Ac...

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