Building & Construction News

Activity levels decline in the building and construction sector

  • 24-06-2021
  • Moneyweb

Activity levels in the building and construction sector declined in the first quarter of 2021 compared to the previous quarter but remained close to pre-Covid-19 levels.

The latest Afrimat Construction Index, a composite index of the lev...

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Lack of building plans delay repairs at fire-damaged Charlotte Maxeke hospital

  • 24-06-2021
  • News 24

  • No comprehensive building plans exist for Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital.
  • The lack of plans is delaying repairs on the fire-damaged building.
  • The provincial government is ...

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Attacq to add R500m micro apartments development to Waterfall City mix

  • 23-06-2021
  • Moneyweb

Mall of Africa majority owner Attacq is set to add to the mixed-use property offering within its multi-billion-rand Waterfall City mega development node in Gauteng with the imminent launch of a R500 million residential project that will be home to...

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5 influential green architects in South Africa

  • 23-06-2021
  • Rising Sun Chatsworth

In the past few years, increased emphasis has been placed on the importance of environmental conservation. One industry that has been rapidly embracing the need for a more eco-conscious approach is the Read More


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Trust, respect, support underpins success at Msikaba

  • 22-06-2021
  • Cape Business News

THE breath-taking Msikaba bridge in the Eastern Cape demands not just an excellent result, but also a collaborative process that engages local communities and small, medium-sized and micro enterprises (SMMEs). It is being constructed by Concor Inf...

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Construction company pleads innocence in R85 million border wall probe

  • 22-06-2021
  • News 24

A construction company involved in a R85 million border wall project in KwaZulu-Natal, which is the subject of a Special Investigation Unit (SIU) probe, is adamant that it is not complicit in corruption.

The ISF Group's Mandisa ...

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Contractor wins court battle with government over R3m payment claim

  • 21-06-2021
  • Daily Dispatch

A R3m payment due to a contractor for “standing time” on a housing contract stood unpaid for eight years because former provincial human settlements department head Gaster Sharpley had “some moral objection” to approving a ...

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Bushbuckridge municipality to fix recently damaged building entrance

  • 21-06-2021
  • Mpumalanga News

The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality is ready to fix th...

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Delays in R33.5 million housing project spark protests in Bitou

  • 18-06-2021
  • IOL

Delays in the implementation of the R33.5 million Qolweni housing project have sparked protests in Bitou (formerly Plettenberg Bay) municipality which have led to the blocking of the N2 in the area since Monday.

The N2 was closed on Mond...

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The Cost of Free

  • 18-06-2021
  • L2B

When you think of the eTenders portal, the adage “No such thing as a free lunch” comes to mind. To be fair though, when has a government-driven solution ever been successful?



There is one “positive” though: Th...

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