Building & Construction News

On average, 36 workers are injured on construction sites daily says MBAWC

  • 30-09-2021
  • Property Wheel

The construction sector remains an extremely dangerous industry for workers, purely based on the unacceptably high numbers of accidents which occur resulting in injuries to employees every year.

Statistics released by the Federated Emplo...

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Construction of Anglo Global Share Services’ Ikusasa building on track

  • 30-09-2021
  • Property Wheel

Concor is leveraging its depth of skills with Anglo American Global Shared Services’ (GSS) Ikusasa building in the Oxford Parks precinct in Rosebank, Johannesburg.

Warren Mills, Concor site agent responsible to the project, says th...

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The case for compulsory vaccination in the construction industry

  • 29-09-2021
  • Bizcommunity.com


With only around 29% of South Africans vaccinated against Covid-19 (at time of writing) and the threat of a fourth wave of infections looming, the debate around mandatory vaccination in the workplace is heating up. There is, however, a cas...

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The Construction Sector not immune to SA’s decline in employment

  • 29-09-2021
  • Property Wheel

According to StatsSA’s Quarterly Employment Statistics June 2021, South Africa’s total employment decreased by 86 000 (-0.9%) quarter-on-quarter (q/q) from 9 652 000 in March 2021 to 9 566 000 in June 2021 largely due to decreases in n...

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Why Joint Venture tenderers do not score high in B-BBEE?

  • 28-09-2021
  • Taranis

Most companies looking to do Joint Ventures (JVs) are not aware of the required process of obtaining a B-BBEE Certificate for the entity, especially for purposes of government tenders.

Companies must also be very clear about the differen...

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South African company to build homes for Ghana’s public servants

  • 28-09-2021
  • Daily Maverick

South African modular construction firm Moladi has signed an agreement with three major public servant associations in Ghana to deliver 60,000 houses to teachers, healthcare workers and municipal workers over an initial 10-year period.

T...

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Plans underway for Table View beachfront restoration

  • 27-09-2021
  • CapeTownetc

Residents and visitors in Blouberg and the surrounding areas can now look forward to a new coastal walkway and various infrastructure upgrades as plans for the restoration of the Table View beachfront have been approved.

This is accordin...

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Construction work at Pietermaritzburg’s Brookside mall begins

  • 27-09-2021
  • IOL

PIETERMARITZBURG’s Brookside mall will be fully operational by October next year.

It will cost close to R200 million to rebuild the mall including the rebuilding work that will be undertaken by some of the businesses that were oper...

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Shongweni's first sustainable mixed use development

  • 23-09-2021
  • Property Wheel

Existing mainstream paradigms of planning, engineering, and architecture can exacerbate environmental and social degradation, leading towards increasingly unsustainable cities.

Current practices with regards to water and...

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Rabie launches Pineland's first apartment block in 25 years

  • 23-09-2021
  • Property Wheel

Rabie Property Group will develop the first apartment block that Pinelands, in Cape Town, has seen in twenty-five years.

A modern, mixed-use block in the heart of Pinelands, PineworX will be within walking distance of Howard Ce...

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