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South African SMEs to compete in 36th annual Entrepreneur of the Year competition

  • 28-06-2024

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of South Africa's economy, contributing over 60% of the GDP and employing more than half the workforce.

The Business Partners Limited Q1 2024 SME Con...

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Northern Cape road maintenance projects to create opportunities for five years

  • 28-06-2024
  • Cape Business News

Two new Routine Road Maintenance (RRM) contracts in the John Taolo Gaetsewe (JTG) District of the Northern Cape will create scores of opportunities for subcontracting and local labour over a period of five years, the South African National Roads A...

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Public Works MEC takes a tough stance against KZN building mafias

  • 28-06-2024
  • The Witness

The Black Business Federation (BBF) says it supports the new MEC for Public Works’ stance on declaring an end to negotiations with construction mafias.

The BBF, an umbrella body for business forums in South Africa said recently tha...

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South Africa’s infrastructure needs a boost

  • 28-06-2024
  • The Citizen

Can the new government develop and implement policies, programmes and projects that can drive a sustainable infrastructure boom?

In recent times, the construction industry has been beset by severe turbulence, marked by a 3.1% decline in ...

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Growth in construction activity

Major solar shift in South Africa

  • 27-06-2024
  • Business Tech

Renewable energy projects continue to sustain civil construction activity, even though there has been a shift from solar to wind energy.

The FNB/BER Civil Confidence Index fell from the nearly eight-year high of 47 in 1Q2024 to 44 in 2Q2...

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Reservoirs have a unique position in the system as they hold capacity without the need for external pressure

A look inside Johannesburg Water’s R729 million renovation plan

  • 27-06-2024
  • Infrastructure News

As Randwater sets out to begin its renovation project, Johannesburg Water unveils its plan to improve its system. 

Maintenance and upgrades are words that South Africans love to hear, and Johannesburg Water has decided to implement ...

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R5-billion construction of massive solar farm begins

  • 27-06-2024
  • My Broadband

SolarAfrica Energy has broken ground on a R5-billion development that will form phase one of a utility-scale solar project in the Northern Cape, according to energy expert Chris Yelland.

The project’s first phase will total approxi...

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 D3810, Thomo to Hlomela road

Sanral is moving ahead: Date set to kick off projects

  • 27-06-2024
  • Letaba Herald

Following the handover of contractors to tar the D3810 road from Thomo to Hlomela and the D3187 road from Mageva to Makhuva by Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga in May, preparations to start construction are currently at an advanced stage.


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Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis with City and Nedbank officials at the ceremonial signing of a R3,5bn development finance agreement on 24 June 2024.

Cape Town secures R3,5bn finance towards record infrastructure spend

  • 27-06-2024
  • Cbn

The City of Cape Town has secured a further R3,5bn in financing towards its plans for a South African record infrastructure investment over three years. Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis conducted the signing ceremony with Nedbank on Monday 24 June, follow...

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Midvaal Local Municipality’s Executive Mayor, Alderman Peter Teixeira (in the centre of the picture), cuts the ribbon to unveil the newly rehabilitated Johan le Roux Road.

VIDEO: R20 million upgrade for ‘vital economic route’

  • 26-06-2024
  • The Citizen Online

The rehabilitation of the road started in February 2024 and was completed last week.

JMEYERTON. – The Midvaal Local Municipality officially opened the newly rehabilitated and upgraded Johan Le Roux Road in Meyerton on Friday 21 Jun...

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