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Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei weirs upgrade

Cape Town seeks input on Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei weirs upgrade

  • 19-07-2024
  • Cape Town Etc

The City of Cape Town reminds residents to comment on the proposed redevelopment and upgrading of the weirs at Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei in the False Bay Nature Reserve.

The proposed redevelopment is to supplement other medium-term interv...

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 Backing out of nuclear programmes in 2008, 2010 and 2016 has seen South Africa lose much of its nuclear industry expertise.

The proposed 2 400MW nuclear new-build in SA – good idea or not?

  • 19-07-2024
  • Moneyweb

What the economic and business case for large nuclear reactors tells us.

At the outset, it must be stated clearly that this writer is not opposed to nuclear power on emotional or ideological grounds, nor does this writer believe that nuc...

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Long-standing residents in Shelley Road, Salt River, have welcomed news that they may qualify to become home owners.

Shelley Road residents meet with the City's Department of Human Settlements

  • 19-07-2024
  • IOL

Cape Town - Shelley Road residents in Salt River whose homes were expected to be put on the market have met the City’s human settlements department after it announced that residents may qualify for transfer or discounted sale of the properti...

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President Cyril Ramaphosa enters the City Hall moments before he delivered the Opening of Parliament Address.

Roads, bridges, houses and schools: Ramaphosa says GNU will turn SA into construction site

  • 19-07-2024
  • IOL

The Government of National Unity or GNU has plans to turn the country into a construction site.

This is according to President Cyril Ramaphosa, who delivered his Opening of Parliament Address at the Western Cape's City Hall on Thursd...

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Tshwane slashes Chantelle construction budget amid contractor challenges

  • 19-07-2024
  • Pretoria Rekord

The contractor failed to meet the deadlines and has ceased operations.

In a significant development, Tshwane has substantially reduced the budget for the Chantelle Housing Project in the north of Pretoria North.

Initially set a...

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Solar energy plant

Grootspruit solar plant to power 80 000 homes in Free State

  • 18-07-2024
  • SABC News

The Grootspruit solar power plant in Matjhabeng, Free State, is set to produce electricity that can power 80 thousand houses. The project is estimated to the tune of over R1.4 billion.

The project was officially launched during a groundb...

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R25 billion wind farm project launches in South Africa

  • 18-07-2024
  • Business Tech

Seriti Green has launched the first phase of its R25 billion wind farm project in Mpumalanga.

The group plans to build 900MW of renewable wind energy projects over the next three years, with the first phase being the 155MW Ummbila Emoyen...

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 Tsogo Sun’s Rajesh Dullabh delivered a presentation on the proposed casino development for Somerset West at the public hearing at the Charles Morkel Hall in Strand on Friday (12 July).

Casino for Somerset West strongly opposed

  • 18-07-2024
  • News 24

 

  • At a public hearing, Somerset West residents voiced strong opposition to Tsogo Sun's proposal to relocate its Caledon casino to the Helderberg area.
  • The session, organised by the We...

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Construction sites can be dangerous places for reasons beyond worker safety.

'Construction mafia' holds SA's data centre market to ransom

  • 18-07-2024
  • ITWeb

The ‘construction mafia’ is increasingly threatening South Africa’s burgeoning data centre market, leading to delayed projects, violence and significant financial losses for operators.

This was the word from panellists ...

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Infrastructure Development is Critical for South Africa’s Socio-Economic Development – Budget Vote

  • 18-07-2024
  • Parliament of the Republic of South Africa

In his R7.6 billion maiden budget vote speech, the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Mr Dean MacPherson, declared that his tenure marks the advent of a new dawn for heightened growth and improved efficiency in the portfolio.

&...

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