Building & Construction News

Imported cement continues to flow into the country

  • 31-01-2022
  • Moneyweb

Cement imports surged to 161 555 tons in November last year to the highest level in 2021 despite the designation of cement, which prohibits the use of imported cement on government contracts.

By comparison 34 964 tons of cement was impor...

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Scribante gears up lightning-quick Lambo for Kyalami showdown

  • 31-01-2022
  • Herald

What do a cement manufacturer, a supercar and construction company have in common? All three intend to fly the Bay’s flag high at the upcoming Kyalami 9 Hour.

One of the city’s famed motoring names, Silvio Scribante, will be ...

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Cairo’s new bridge spells end of life in City of the Dead

  • 28-01-2022
  • Business Day

Thousands of Egyptians living among ancient tombs in the old part of the city are up in arms about the destruction of cemeteries and their livelihoods to make way for the project

Cairo — In a room overlooking an ancient tomb in Old...

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FirstRand's 8 Merchant Place campus achieves 4 Star Green Star design certification

  • 28-01-2022
  • Property Wheel

FirstRand’s three-storey 8 Merchant Place campus in Sandton has achieved a 4 Star Green Star Design certification under the Public and Education Building scheme of the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA).

In identifying ...

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EMLM plans road construction and rehabilitation

  • 27-01-2022
  • News 24

THE newly elected Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality (EMLM) leadership seems to have hit the ground running as it prepares to embark on road construction and rehabilitation projects.

The local authority has appointed Makali Plant and Const...

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South Africa’s Macsteel unveils foundation to boost construction industry

  • 27-01-2022
  • CCE News

Macsteel, South Africa’s leading manufacturer, merchandiser and distributor of steel and value-added steel products has established Macsteel Foundation Solutions.

The foundation is a business born of the company’s strategy to...

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Joburg’s development planning offices hit by burglaries, MMC smells foul play

  • 26-01-2022
  • Sowetan Live

The City of Johannesburg’s development planning offices have been rocked by burglaries and vandalism of property, with the latest crimes taking place days apart.

Member of the mayoral committee (MMC) for development planning, counc...

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Western Cape Government launches Contractor Framework in favour of Women & Youth

  • 26-01-2022
  • Property Wheel

The Western Cape Human Settlements Department has unveiled its contractor’s framework, specifically targeting women and youth.

According to Western Cape Human Settlements MEC, Tertuis Simmers, this initiative is a first of its kind...

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More name changes planned for South Africa – including major towns

  • 25-01-2022
  • Business Tech

The Eastern Cape Provincial Geographical Names Committee is considering a number of name changes for the province  – including several major towns.

The proposals, which were mooted in a meeting on Thursday (20 January), will u...

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Court rules on three key issues in tender award

  • 25-01-2022
  • Taranis

In a recent judgment handed down in the Free State High Court, it was ruled that Centlec (SOC) Ltd, a state-owned enterprise, which distributes electricity to people in certain parts of the province, erroneously awarded a tender after the validity...

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