Building & Construction News

Stocks, futures drop as virus concerns flare again: markets wrap

  • 30-11-2021
  • Moneyweb

Asian stocks fell along with US and European futures Tuesday while Treasuries advanced as concerns about the omicron virus strain filtered through markets again.

MSCI Inc.’s Asia-Pacific gauge turned lower after Moderna’s hea...

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New lagoon ‘beach’ for Joburg South

  • 30-11-2021
  • Business Tech

Balwin Properties says it intends to construct a Crystal Lagoon at its Greater Thaba Development in Johannesburg South, and “bring the beach life” to the area.

The listed property developer already has a lagoon – The Bl...

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Government to finally scrap e-tolls on GFIP

  • 29-11-2021
  • Moneyweb

The Cabinet has decided to scrap the controversial e-tolls scheme on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP).

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula confirmed this on Friday but said National Treasury had stopped the implementation of ...

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Can a Court award a tender where only two bidders have submitted tenders?

  • 29-11-2021
  • Taranis

Recently the South Gauteng High Court, through a judgment in a tender dispute, confirmed that where only two bidders have submitted tenders, and a dispute arises from it, the Court has the power to set aside an award, which was done so, unlawfully...

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Stefanutti Stocks makes slow progress with Eskom claims and disputes

  • 26-11-2021
  • Moneyweb

JSE-listed construction group Stefanutti Stocks is making some progress with its disputes with Eskom following allegations by the power utility it had overpaid almost R4 billion to various contractors at the Kusile Power Station, including an esti...

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Tjeka Training Matters, in association with Train-the- Nation, and Lixil Africa take the plunge to provide unrivalled plumbing training

  • 26-11-2021
  • The Content Engine

A group of 12 individuals recently completed 15 days of plumbing training at Tjeka Training Matters’ training and trade testing facility in Randfontein, Gauteng. As part of their learning journey, the individuals also received instruction fr...

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Justice Department halts plans for new courts due to budget cut

  • 25-11-2021
  • Mercury

THE Department of Justice and Correctional Services has shelved plans for building new courts, due to its budget being cut.

This was one of the measures the department took to cope with the cut, according to Justice and Correctional Serv...

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Eastgate Airport near the Kruger National Park just got a R20 million makeover

  • 25-11-2021
  • Business Insider

Eastgate Airport, near Hoedspruit in Limpopo, has undergone a R20 million refurbishment. Upgrades to the airport, which serves as a gateway to the Kruger National Park, started shortly after South Africa was first plunged into a coronavirus-induce...

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SA mines earmark up to R60-billion for renewable energy projects

  • 24-11-2021
  • Tech Central

South African mining companies may spend as much as R60-billion on renewable power projects that could help plug the country’s electricity supply shortage.

Companies could build 3.9GW of solar, wind and battery energy projects...

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JG Afrika Zero Waste to Landfill Pilot Project receives recognition at Industry Awards.

  • 24-11-2021
  • The Content Engine

A JG Afrika Zero Waste to Landfill Pilot Project won a Special Mention for the AfriSam Innovation Award for Sustainable Construction at Construction World’s Best Projects Awards 2021, as well as third place at the 2021 IMESA/CESA biennial Ex...

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