Building & Construction News

Construction of R16bn Harbour Arch precinct on track

  • 11-05-2021
  • Bizcommunity.com

Harbour Arch, a mixed-use development steadily taking s...

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JSE-listed Growthpoint Properties launches first residential development in KZN

  • 11-05-2021
  • IOL

An exciting new residential development, above La Lucia Mall, has been released in KwaZulu-Natal to satisfy the fast growing demand for residential property in the area.

With no further development space available, JSE-listed Growthpoint...

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Durban construction company in multibillion-rand tender battle with road agency

  • 10-05-2021
  • IOL

Durban - Construction giant Aqua Transport and Plant Hire claims that the SA National Roads Agency (Sanral) deliberately blocked their bids for tenders worth billions, and had the road infrastructure agency gave those contracts to them, government...

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Court rules tender appointment letters are not contracts

  • 10-05-2021
  • Taranis

In a recent matter in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA), a local municipality learnt a very expensive lesson in that a “suspensive condition”, inserted in a letter of appointment is not necessarily part of a final contract.
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Could 3D printed homes be the solution to South Africa's housing crisis?

  • 07-05-2021
  • Cape Talk

A family recently took occupancy of the world’s first house made entirely of 3D-printed concrete in Eindhoven in the Netherlands.

South Africa's high levels of unemployment, inequality and corruption at governm...

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Tshwane to address road construction, stormwater infrastructure with R407m budget

  • 07-05-2021
  • IOL

Pretoria - The Tshwane Department of Roads and Transport is set to address road construction and stormwater infrastructure backlogs across the City's suburbs and townships with millions budgeted for the incoming 2021/22 financial year.

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KZN MEC Ravi Pillay vows clamp down on construction mafia at launch of R4.5bn investment site

  • 06-05-2021
  • IOL

Durban – KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Ravi Pillay has slammed the criminality of business forums who have stopped the construction of millions of rands worth of projects in the province, prom...

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Gold Fields’ R660m solar power plant project lights up with board approval

  • 06-05-2021
  • Daily Maverick

After a three-and-a-half-year process, the solar power project got the regulatory green light in late February. Now, the Gold Fields board has signed off on the construction of the plant, the company said on Wednesday. 

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Construction to begin next month on controversial River Club redevelopment

  • 05-05-2021
  • IOL

Cape Town – Construction is expected to begin next month on the controversial River Club redevelopment.

In a notice dated May 3, the Liesbeek Leisure Properties Trust (LLPT) said it had been granted environmental authorisation for ...

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DBE: Hard Lockdown hampered progress of improving school infrastructure

  • 05-05-2021
  • Eyewitnessnews

CAPE TOWN - The Department of Basic Education (DBE) said that it had experienced major challenges during the hard COVID-19 lockdown that hampered its progress with regard to school infrastructure.

A roundtable discussion on school infras...

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