Building & Construction News

Construction of Phase 2 of Tshwane Automotive SEZ to start this year

  • 31-03-2022
  • Moneyweb

The special economic zone has already attracted billions in investments by suppliers to Ford SA.

Construction is anticipated to commence later this year on Phase 2 of the Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (TASEZ), where automotive...

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Building, construction tender prices fall in first quarter as prices rise

Building, construction tender prices fall in first quarter as prices rise

  • 31-03-2022
  • IOL

Annual growth in tender prices, as measured by the BER Building Cost Index (BCI), accelerated by 5.9 percent in the last three months of 2021, but preliminary data shows a marked slowdown in the first quarter of 2021.

“Growth in te...

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Plumbing is a key component of WASH

  • 31-03-2022
  • The Content Engine

A vital component of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), plumbing systems have helped to curtail outbreaks of, among other diseases, dysentery, cholera and typhoid in communities. Outbreaks of these diseases are still a common occurrence in area...

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Equipment company to move manufacturing out of South Africa due to ‘volatility’

Equipment company to move manufacturing out of South Africa due to ‘volatility’

  • 30-03-2022
  • Business Tech

Equipment manufacturer Bell says it is looking to move part of its manufacturing business out of South Africa over growing volatility concerns.

Founded in 1954, Bell is one of the country’s leading construction machinery and equipm...

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 Amazon Cape Town headquarters — legal appeal to restart construction

Amazon Cape Town headquarters — legal appeal to restart construction

  • 30-03-2022
  • My Broadband

The developer of Cape Town’s R4.6-billion River Club mixed-use complex set to include Amazon’s new Africa headquarters has applied for leave to appeal the Western Cape High Court judgement halting construction.

In a statement...

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Devmark breaks ground on R650m mixed-use Malmesbury development

Devmark breaks ground on R650m mixed-use Malmesbury development

  • 30-03-2022
  • Property Wheel

Devmark Property Group’s R650 million mixed-use development, De Zwartland Werf, recently broke ground for phase one.

Located on the northern boundary of Malmesbury in the Western Cape, it will be the first mixed-use development and...

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Bell Equipment bounces back to profit

Bell Equipment bounces back to profit

  • 29-03-2022
  • Moneyweb

Shares in JSE-listed manufacturer of heavy equipment for construction, mining and agriculture, Bell Equipment closed at R14.75 on Monday – 47.5% higher than the recent failed R10 per share proposed buyout price of minority shareholders by th...

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Government invests R1 billion into natural gas project in South Africa

Government invests R1 billion into natural gas project in South Africa

  • 29-03-2022
  • Business Tech

The Central Energy Fund (CEF) will invest R1 billion into the country’s Virginia gas project as part of a renewable energy push.

The Virginia Gas Project is the only onshore petroleum plant in South Africa, with the site covering a...

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Buildings of the future – here are the 5 essential pillars

Buildings of the future – here are the 5 essential pillars

  • 29-03-2022
  • Cape Business News

In an era of digitisation and electrification, commercial and industrial facilities need to rethink their focus. 40% of the world’s C02 emissions come from buildings, whilst 30% of the energy consumed (in buildings) is wasted.

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Eskom is building a new green energy unit to go renewable

Eskom is building a new green energy unit to go renewable

  • 28-03-2022
  • Business Tech

Eskom sees itself playing a significant role in the creation of renewable electricity generation capacity in South Africa’s future, says public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan.

Answering in a recent parliamentary Q&A, Gordh...

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