Building & Construction News

Eskom’s Kusile power station is now half-finished – 13 years after construction started

  • 31-03-2021
  • My Broadband

Eskom has announced that another unit at its coal-powered Kusile Power Sta...

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Survey shows billions lost in investment due to erratic heritage application processes

  • 31-03-2021
  • Property Wheel

Investors and built environment professionals in the private and public sectors are extremely frustrated by the drawn-out and increasingly vague processes being encountered with Herit...

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Table View residents object to proposed housing development at street intersection

  • 30-03-2021
  • IOL

Cape Town - Table View residents are up in arms over a proposed development at the intersection of Arnold and Gie roads which will see 35 housing units built.

The application, which was brought forward by FJC Consulting Town Planners and...

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Court rules tender closing times are fixed

  • 30-03-2021
  • Taranis

In a recent judgment, the High Court in Kwazulu-Natal dismissed an application by a potential bidder; wherein a municipality refused to accept the latter’s bid, after the stipulated closing time.


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Construction confidence

  • 29-03-2021
  • Mail & Guardian

Confidence in the civil construction industry rose five points in the first quarter of 2021. This is according to the civil confidence index, recorded by FNB and the ...

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Recalibrating the procurement framework: Infrastructure investment’s last chance saloon

  • 29-03-2021
  • Daily Maverick

Cyril Ramaphosa has made infrastructure investments a cornerstone of his government’s policy, yet money is going the other way. Business Leadership SA presents some solutions.

Galvanising infrastructure investment is the only &nd...

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Vukile invests R90m plus in landmark Daveyton Mall upgrade

  • 26-03-2021
  • Property Wheel

Vukile Property Fund has commenced with the scheduled upgrade of Daveyton Mall in the Ekurhuleni Metro, Gauteng.

Having opened in 1993, Daveyton Mall is one of the first township malls developed in South Africa with more...

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Declining employment levels in Finance, Real Estate & Business Services influence office space demand

  • 26-03-2021
  • Property Wheel

The perceptions of brokers who operate in the buying or selling of major commercial property classes i.e., industrial, retail and office, continued to show rising activity ratings according to FNB Commercial Property’s First Quarter ...

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Transnet aims to deliver Ngqura liquid bulk terminal by year-end

  • 25-03-2021
  • Moneyweb

The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is confident that the long-delayed liquid bulk terminal at the Port of Ngqura, 20km north-east of Port Elizabeth, will be operational before the existing facility in Port Elizabeth closes on December 31...

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Building sector gets thumbs up

  • 25-03-2021
  • Sunday World

Johannesburg – The frequency of blackouts can significantly disrupt business operations and the need for costly back-up generators will adversely impact investment in South Africa’s retail construction sector, according to market ...

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