Building & Construction News

HERA telescope shows benefits of radio astronomy in SA

  • 31-05-2022
  • IT Web

South Africa’s Hydrogen Epoch of Reionisation Array (HERA) telescope has attracted over R74 million direct financial investment since 2013.

This is according to the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO), which has under...

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Chinese firm YOA to expand Durban fibre plant

  • 31-05-2022
  • IT Web

Optic-fibre cable manufacturer Yangtze Optics Africa Cable (YOA) is looking to expand its Durban-based plant.

The company says it has seen exponential growth since commencing operations at Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone, in Durban,...

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Stalled R168m Melmoth housing project restarted

  • 31-05-2022
  • IOL

Durban - The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Human Settlements said it has restarted the stalled R168 million housing project in Melmoth.

The department’s MEC, Jomo Sibiya, said 270 of the houses would be finished by the end of the 202...

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Housing project in White River meets opposition

  • 31-05-2022
  • Lowvelder

White River Ratepayers and Residents Association recently opposed a proposed residential development of 200 houses in Kingsview.

The White River Ratepayers and Residents Association (WRRRA) gave a collective thumbs-down to the proposed r...

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Cullinan roads are being upgraded

  • 30-05-2022
  • Ridge Times

There is a delay in the projects due to the weather and external issues with the suppliers of refinery products, such as bitumen, a liquid binder that holds asphalt together.

Cullinan residents held a protest march on Oak Avenue in early...

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City council approves release of two land parcels near Cape Town CBD for social housing

  • 30-05-2022
  • IOL

Cape Town - The City of Cape Town council has adopted a recommendation to commence the public participation process regarding the proposed release of two properties in Woodstock and Salt River for social housing.

The New Market Street si...

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Mega science SKA project reaches 10-year mark

  • 30-05-2022
  • ITWeb

This week marks the 10-year anniversary since SA was announced as one of the hosts of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope project.

South Africa and Australia are the joint hosts of the SKA telescope project, an international effor...

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Dr Enos Mabuza completion date has been moved to June

  • 30-05-2022
  • Lowvelder

Due to the persistent rain over the last few days, the road had to be drained of water before work could continue.

The upgrades to Dr Enos Mabuza Drive are expected to be completed by the second week of June.

White Hazy Constru...

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South Africa’s big smart city and bullet train promises

  • 30-05-2022
  • My Broadband

When it comes to buzzwords and empty promises, “smart cities” and “bullet trains” are favourites among South African politicians.

During his 2019 state of the nation address, President Cyril Ramaphosa said he...

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ConCourt rules that Tendering Regulations are still valid for a while

  • 30-05-2022
  • Taranis

The Constitutional Court today, has confirmed that the now declared invalid Preferential Procurement Regulations of 2017 are still in operation and that organs of state are allowed to use it, until the transition period runs out in early 2023.

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