Building & Construction News

Infrastructure projects continue to be built across Africa despite Covid and rising debt

  • 29-04-2022
  • IOL

AFRICAN governments maintained spending on infrastructure, increasing the number of projects by a fifth compared with 2020, in spite of Covid and rising debt levels, according to a study by professional services firm Deloitte.

The Deloit...

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Sandton paves golden path in Africa’s ultra-luxury property market

  • 29-04-2022
  • M&G

Sandton, a bustling financial district in the heart of Johannesburg, South Africa has come to epitomise fine living and extravagance in Africa.

But it is its exclusive real estate offerings, one that caters to every taste that sets it ap...

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Trial date set for Talana Hostel tender saga

  • 29-04-2022
  • Letaba Herald

The R15.3 million government tender for the construction of the Talana Hostel in Tzaneen is set for trial.

The six accused, Constance Mohlala, Raymond Makoto Nkwane, Thobamotse Jeremiah Makofane, Simphiwe Nolwethemba Maphisa, Tsokollo Pa...

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PPC LAND HANDOVER BIG BOOST FOR HANKEY HOUSING PROJECT

  • 28-04-2022
  • Kouga Local Municipality

CLOSE to 1 000 Kouga residents are set to benefit from a long overdue housing project in the region – after first being approved in 2009.

The construction of 990 subsidy (RDP) houses at Silvertown (previously known as Stofwolk) in ...

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Thohoyandou’s Premier Hotel to be ‘modern with a touch of African flair’

  • 28-04-2022
  • Polokwane Review Observer

The 120-bed, 4 star hotel will also boast conference space to host up to 450 delegates, a business suite, bar and restaurant, outdoor pool and gym facility.

LIMPOPO – The sod-turning ceremony of the Premier Hotel in Thohoyando...

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M4 Tongaat River bridge could take more than 6 months to reopen

M4 Tongaat River bridge could take more than 6 months to reopen

  • 28-04-2022
  • North Coast Courier

A geotechnical consultant will complete an 'at risk' investigative report on the bridge but only after funding has been secured will construction begin.

The Tongaat River bridge on the M4 may not be on the verge of collapse, but ...

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R68 000 for each temporary housing unit, but MEC vows to account for every cent as KZN rebuilds

  • 26-04-2022
  • News 24

KZN's human settlements department insists it will not be awarding contracts for emergency housing to inexperienced contractors. 
Giving money for housing to municipalities will be like throwing money down the drain, says Jomo...

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Progress made on upgrades to the Potsdam Waste Water Treatment Works welcomed

  • 26-04-2022
  • IOL

Cape Town - Progress made on the upgrading of Potsdam Waste Water Treatment Works has been cautiously welcomed by interest groups.

The City said the first phase, the demolition of the property, was complete. The project was also currentl...

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Free State contractor hits back at MEC

  • 26-04-2022
  • OFM

A Free State contractor, who is at loggerheads with the Department of Police, Roads and Transport, has hit back at the MEC after claims that the contractor had deserted the construction site.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ket Civi...

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EDGE Stellenbosch breaks ground

  • 26-04-2022
  • Property Wheel

EDGE Stellenbosch, launched by developer, SPC recently broke ground for phase one.

The development will form part of the innovative Dennesig Precinct, the biggest concentrated development in the history of Stellenbosch, which will be red...

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