Building & Construction News

Major upgrade planned for South Africa’s ‘death road’

  • 20-05-2022
  • Business Tech

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) is in the planning stages of a massive upgrade for Moloto Road (R573), which has become a major route in South Africa, passing through three provinces.

The road was officially handed over ...

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Construction along Minauch raises concerns

  • 20-05-2022
  • Bedfordview and Edenvale News

“The challenges are that Ekurhuleni cannot interfere because it is a Rand Water project,”

Ongoing construction related to a Rand Water project along Minauch Road has left much to be desired by community members David Hearn an...

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Companies appointed to build temporary homes in KwaZulu-Natal

  • 20-05-2022
  • Sunday World

As the work to repair and rebuild infrastructure damaged by floods in KwaZulu-Natal gets under way, service providers have been appointed to construct 1 810 temporary residential units (TRU) across the province.

Giving a progress report ...

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Transnet scrambles to repair KZN flood damage as jobseekers invade construction sites

  • 20-05-2022
  • Daily Maverick

Repairs to the railway system damaged by recent flooding in KwaZulu-Natal have been derailed by ‘business forums’ demanding contracts and job opportunities.

The devastating April floods in KwaZulu-Natal killed more than 400 p...

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Stefanutti, WBHO and Aveng settle multi-million-rand civil damages claim

Stefanutti, WBHO and Aveng settle multi-million-rand civil damages claim

  • 19-05-2022
  • Moneyweb

Each will pay R31.5m over the next three years for collusion and bid-rigging on Green Point Stadium project.



JSE-listed construction companies Stefanutti Stocks, WBHO and Aveng have agreed to settle the long-standing multi-million-ra...

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Through providing enhanced 3D visualisations and 4D timeline simulation tools, the company is able to visually present the envisaged infrastructure in a digital twin.

Digitalisation drive already yielding impressive results for M&D

  • 19-05-2022
  • The Content Engine

Leading multi-disciplinary construction company, Murray & Dickson Construction Group’s drive to digitalise processes is already yielding favourable results. This is especially noteworthy for the company’s technically complex projec...

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iLembe district municipality outlines water infrastructure plans

iLembe district municipality outlines water infrastructure plans

  • 19-05-2022
  • North Coast Courier

An alarming 22% of residents in iLembe still do not have access to clean water, let alone sanitation, meaning about 150 000 people are forced to gather water from rivers.



As the iLembe municipality rolls out its Integrated Developmen...

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Contractors of Beitbridge border fence to appeal ruling to repay profits

Contractors of Beitbridge border fence to appeal ruling to repay profits

  • 19-05-2022
  • Eyewitnessnews

The Special Tribunal will hear an appeal on Thursday against its March ruling that the contractors who were awarded the tender to erect the Beitbridge border fence must repay their profits.

JOHANNESBURG - The Special Tribunal will hear a...

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Tender cancelled for EC

Tender cancelled for EC's Mtentu River Bridge project

  • 19-05-2022
  • Algoa FM

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) has cancelled adjudicated tenders to the value of R17.47 billion in the past week, throwing the sustainability and viability of South Africa’s civil engineering industry into doubt.

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Limpopo

TAKE A LOOK | Limpopo's getting a new 120-room hotel that's scheduled to open next year

  • 18-05-2022
  • Business Insider

Thohoyandou in the Vhembe District of northern Limpopo is getting a 120-room, 4-star hotel.

It will be the Premier Hotel Group's first venture in the province, inspired by entrepreneur Tsakani Masia.

The 8,697 square-metre ...

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