Building & Construction News

 Bids must be submitted early in September, but government is only expected to announce its decision on the future of e-tolls in October.

Will Sanral receive any bids for the Gauteng open road tolling tender?

  • 12-08-2022
  • Moneyweb

If the collection and management of e-tolls is removed it’s ‘a very different contract’, says Outa.

The uncertainty over the future of e-tolls on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) has resulted in doubts bei...

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Artist impressions of what Westown

Construction on KZN’s new mini city Westown to finally begin

  • 12-08-2022
  • Moneyweb

After Covid-19-related hiccups and Tongaat Hulett’s financial woes saw an almost four-year delay to the development in sugarcane fields in Shongweni.

Developers Fundamentum Property Group and JSE-listed Tongaat Hulett finally broke...

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 Staff members of Makali Plant and Construction before starting their construction work on Fikile Gwadana Drive.

High Court judge interdicts further construction of Fikile Gwadana Drive

  • 12-08-2022
  • News24

Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality (EMLM) has been negatively thrown into the spotlight again after the Makhanda High Court has ordered that no further work be undertaken in the controversial Fikile Gwadana Drive construction tender. 

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 SANRAL Southern region’s stakeholder coordinator, Welekazi Ndika, addresses residents and stakeholders, during SANRAL engagement held at the Viedgesville Community Hall.

SANRAL updates community on road construction plans

  • 12-08-2022
  • News 24

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) has shared ongoing and planned project details with stakeholders and residents of King Sabata Dalindyebo Local Municipality.

SANRAL hosted its “Taking SANRAL to the Peopl...

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The road directly outside Springvale Country Estate has become a busy thoroughfare. Work has already begun on upgrading it.

Major Sheffield road upgrades activated for P228 and N2 interchange

  • 12-08-2022
  • North Coast Courier

It is understood that final approval from Sanral has been granted and work will begin as soon as October.

Homes-to-be in several developing estates north of Ballito will not be allowed to be occupied until road upgrades have been conclud...

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 A house that is being built on a flattened dune in Ilfracombe.

Coastal dunes destroyed for housing in Umgababa

  • 11-08-2022
  • South Coast Sun

The South African environmental legislation aims to prevent the destruction of sand dunes along the coast.

IN a blatant disregard for the South African environmental legislation, several construction projects are ongoing in Umgababa and ...

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 Mpumalanga Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport website

SANRAL is looking for SMMEs in Mpumalanga to help maintain roads

  • 11-08-2022
  • Business Insider

The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) is looking for SMMEs in Mpumalanga to apply for tenders related to road maintenance.

Targeted municipalities include Lekwa, Dipaleseng, and Pixely Ka Seme.

The scope of work incl...

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 eThekwini mayor Mxolisi Kaunda inspects progress of construction work at the damaged Othongathi water treatment plant.

Tongaat water plant reconstruction project reaches 15% mark – set to be completed in October

  • 11-08-2022
  • North Coast Courier

Work on the R31-million project began on July 11, three months after the plant was destroyed by floods on April 11.

Work on rebuilding the Othongathi water treatment plant is in full swing.

Expected to be completed by October, ...

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The road is almost ready to be reopened.

Repairs to R102, Scottburgh nears completion

  • 11-08-2022
  • South Coast Herald

The public is requested not to travel on this road yet.

Temporary repairs to the R102 in Scottburgh, near the GJ Crookes Hospital is nearing completion, but the road has not been reopened to the public as yet.

Construction has ...

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An artist

SA’s first biophilic building meets Cape Town’s first-ever urban street art gallery

  • 11-08-2022
  • Property Wheel

Demolition at 142 Bree Street in Cape Town has begun, to make way for the first-ever biophilic development in Africa – a 24-storey living, breathing mixed-use building in the heart of the city’s CBD.

However, before clea...

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