Building & Construction News

Built Environment Skills Development Academy launched in KZN

  • 30-04-2021
  • IOL

Motheo Construction Group was appointed to construct phase 1A Cornubia Social Facilities Cluster in eThekwini, the development comprising a new primary school, community hall, sports field and park.

Motheo Construction Group introduced t...

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Property Forum Conference to strengthen Public-Private Collaborations

  • 30-04-2021
  • Property Wheel

The Western Cape Property Development Forum’s (WCPDF’s) annual conference will be held online from the 20th to the 21st of May 2021. Under the theme “Vision for Growth” it aims to reconcile the private and public sectors at...

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50% spike in liquidated firms after lockdown: report

  • 29-04-2021
  • IOL

DURBAN - STATISTICS SA revealed a gloomy picture of a nearly 50% spike in the number of businesses that have been thrown into liquidation, a situation blamed squarely on the Covid-19 lockdown.

The total number of liquidations increased b...

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Beachfront revamp for Margate

  • 29-04-2021
  • South Coast Herald

After the 2019 floods devastated the South Coast which led to the closure of some parts of Panorama Parade at the Read More


Government’s R4 billion bus project is still not finished – more than a decade later

  • 28-04-2021
  • Business Tech

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula says that the government has allocated nearly R4 billion to the Rustenburg Rapid Transport (RRT) over the last 10 years – but more time and funding is needed before the project is ‘finished’.

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Can an organ of state demand local content and production for any tender?

  • 28-04-2021
  • Taranis

In terms of the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Regulations of 2017, organs of state are allowed to create barriers of entry for a tender where the goods and services are designated and listed for local production and content.
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Ratings agency sends load shedding warning to South Africa

  • 26-04-2021
  • Business Tech

Credit ratings agency Fitch ratings says that Eskom’s load shedding is likely to continue for the near future, despite recent procurement initiatives the power utility has introduced.

In a note published on Monday (26 April), Fitch...

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Total confirms suspension of work on Mozambique gas project

  • 26-04-2021
  • IOL

JOHANNESBURG - French energy giant Total on Monday confirmed it is suspending work on a massive $20 billion (R285.34 billion) gas project in northern Mozambique following the latest jihadist assault on a nearby town last month.

"Con...

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Road works to continue as Msunduzi gets funds

  • 23-04-2021
  • IOL

DURBAN - PIETERMARITZBURG residents that rely on Moses Mabhida Road to commute to and from the city centre will have to contend with traffic disruptions for another seven months as the construction work taking place on the route is expected to be ...

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UK authorities arrest businessman linked to R745m Kusile corruption case

  • 23-04-2021
  • The Citizen

UK authorities have arrested businessman Michael Lomas in connection with Eskom’s R745 million Kusile power station corruption case.

This follows an extradition request by the NPA’s Investigating Directorate (ID).

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