Building & Construction News

Metro Link Centre under maintenance after Labour condemns building as unsafe

  • 15-01-2021
  • IOL

Johannesburg - Priority has been sought for maintenance work being undertaken at the Metro Link Centre in Braamfontein, the headquarters of the City of Joburg’s planning and building department. Ironically this building, where plans for all of the...

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Akani wins bid to build a R350m Middelburg Hotel

  • 15-01-2021
  • IOL

CAPE TOWN - Akani Properties, a 100 percent black-owned property development, management and investment company has won a bid to develop a R350 million hotel and conference facility in Middelburg, the growing mining and farming town in Mpumalanga....

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A guide to becoming a property developer

  • 14-01-2021
  • Southlands Sun

Developments are often considered an unachievable strategy for aspiring property investors, but the strategy can be very accessible for all investors. Moving onto property development is an exciting prospect, but it is best that you start small an...

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Raubex: A construction sector diamond in the rough

  • 14-01-2021
  • Daily Maverick

Stock-picking is a mug’s game, but Raubex, a survivor in the beaten-up construction sector, may be a company to watch as the government ramps up its infrastructure spending in 2021. In his 23 years at Raubex, CEO Rudolf Fourie has not entered a y...

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Impressive Florida Clinic to be completed by mid-February

  • 13-01-2021
  • Roodepoort Record

After four years of hard work, only a few touch-ups remain at Florida Clinic, and the results are astounding. What was once a small clinic with no more than eight consultation rooms has been exceptionally transformed into a bigger, cleaner and mor...

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Gauteng sees exponential rise in infections and deaths – but most new hospital beds still not ready

  • 13-01-2021
  • Daily Maverick

At a media briefing by Premier David Makhura on Tuesday the latest statistics for Covid-19 in Gauteng showed a predictable but alarming rise in new infections and deaths. Hospital admissions have risen three times to reach 4,128 today (1,341 ...

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WBHO’s Probuild sale falls through due to Australian national security

  • 12-01-2021
  • IOL

CAPE TOWN - WILSON Bayly Holmes Ovcon’s (WBHO) shares fell more than 2 percent on the JSE yesterday after the group announced that the planned sale of its Australian building subsidiary Probuild fell through at the 11th hour after that government ref...

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Residents frustrated as City of Joburg’s development department grinds to halt

  • 12-01-2021
  • IOL

Johannesburg - The approvals of new building, construction, zoning and alteration plans in the entire City of Joburg have ground to a halt. The result is that residents, including developers, construction companies and individual residents, are no...

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Two Chinese companies win $1.32bn contract to build Tanzanian rail line

  • 11-01-2021
  • Business Live

Dar es Salaam — Two Chinese companies have won the contract to build a 3.0617-trillion shillings ($1.32bn) railway line in Tanzania, the East African nation's foreign minister said, extending more than a decade of Chinese involvement in the country....

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Green buildings can bring fresh air to design, but they can also bring pests

  • 11-01-2021
  • IOL

Throughout the world architects are designing green buildings, whether it’s in their sustainable construction, environmentally friendly operation or actually green by style. It’s broadly titled biophilia, connecting people with nature, and it can ...

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