Building & Construction News

Water plant to ease eThekwini’s water woes in Tongaat to be completed in September

  • 29-07-2022
  • IOL

Durban - Tongaat residents in the north of Durban will have to put up with the ongoing water crisis for two more months as the treatment plant being put in place to ease their water woes will only be commissioned at the end of September.

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Kennedy Road housing contract extension requested

  • 29-07-2022
  • IOL

Durban — Clare Estate residents are concerned about the sprawling informal settlements and the stagnated Kennedy Road housing project.

The eThekwini Human Settlements and Infrastructure committee requested the professional Civil En...

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Salt River Market Precinct

Salt River Market set for social housing development

  • 29-07-2022
  • Property Wheel

The City of Cape Town has tabled the release of the Salt River Market precinct for the development of social housing.

In addressing Council on the 28th of July 2022, Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis said the Salt River site would deliver over 20...

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Villagers raise R135k to build bridge across deadly river

  • 28-07-2022
  • Ground Up

Vondo villagers have been asking the Thulamela Municipality for a footbridge for over 20 years

Emanuel Manari (left) and Simon Nevondo stand on the footbridge the community is building across the Mutshindudi River. Photo: Bernard Chiguva...

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Relocation is “on track”, Mbalula tells families living along railway line

  • 28-07-2022
  • Ground Up

Metrorail line in Langa to be vacated in November

On Tuesday Minister Fikile Mbalula showed families living on railway tracks in Langa and Philippi the parcels of land in Philippi where they will be relocated.

The Housing Devel...

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Once secure, the surface of the concrete panels was prepared for the repair work, with oil and grit stains removed using a high-pressure jet spray.

Old dame receives a new makeover

  • 28-07-2022
  • The Content Engine

Repairs to the external façade of a commercial development in De Korte Street in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, has been successfully completed by Citi-Con, a leading concrete repair specialist. It was an extensive and technically complex unde...

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Ramaphosa announces massive changes for new energy projects in South Africa

Ramaphosa announces massive changes for new energy projects in South Africa

  • 27-07-2022
  • Business Tech

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the government will introduce regulations to allow new generation energy projects to come online faster, on an urgent basis, for a limited time.

Addressing the nation on Monday evening (25 Jul...

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May 2022 Residential Building Statistics by Province

May 2022 Residential Building Statistics by Province

  • 27-07-2022
  • Cape Business News

One of the most interesting features of the StatsSA residential building statistics during 2022 has been the meteoric rise of the Western Cape to “number 1” spot in terms of total value of residential building plans passed and complete...

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IDC gives renewable energy big boost

IDC gives renewable energy big boost

  • 27-07-2022
  • Sunday World

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has funded H1 Holdings, a BEE group, in a deal that creates one of the world’s biggest solar photo- voltaic (PV) plants in the Northern Cape.

The IDC, which has already ploughed R15.6-bi...

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JNB11 Data Centre

PICS: Vantage completes R15bn Joburg data centre

  • 26-07-2022
  • ITWeb

Vantage Data Centres, a US-based provider of hyperscale data centre campuses, has opened its data centre facility in Johannesburg, which it dubs JNB11.

In October last year, Vantage announced the beginning of construction on its new R15 ...

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