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Tongaat Mall's design was not flawed says engineer

The design of the collapsed Tongaat Mall, north of Durban, was not flawed according to engineer Dr Piet Pretorius.

22 Jul 2014 11:39

Samsung's first African factory goes up in Dube

Electronics company Samsung has agreed to establish its first African manufacturing facility at KwaZulu-Natal's Dube Tradeport.

By Nick Hedley 22 Jul 2014 11:16

Maritime boost as development plan starts

South African President Jacob Zuma promised to help ramp up investment in the country's maritime industries as part of an ambitious plan to boost economic growth and cut unemployment.

21 Jul 2014 11:39

Operation Phakisa to move SA forward

Through Operation Phakisa government aims to implement its policies and programmes better, faster and more effectively.

21 Jul 2014 11:02

Renewable energy needs guarantees for investors

The slow pace with which renewable energy projects have been rolled out across Africa may prove to be an advantage in a few years.

By Charlotte Mathews 21 Jul 2014 10:50

Construction of Langa Junction under way

The construction of a 5,000m² specially tailored pedestrianised shopping centre at the Langa train station is expected to be completed by March next year.

17 Jul 2014 14:00

Aveng gets R2bn from its bond placement

The listed construction and engineering firm Aveng placed R2bn in convertible bonds‚ maturing in 2019‚ with institutional investors at a coupon rate of 7.25%.

By Nick Hedley 17 Jul 2014 11:02

Ford, Toyota halt production in wake of Numsa strike

Toyota and Ford both announced a halt at their production plants in Durban and Pretoria as the strike in the metals and engineering sector enters its third week.

By Natasha Marrian 16 Jul 2014 11:05

Seifsa says it has "exhausted" means to end strike

The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa (Seifsa) said it has failed to reach a deal to end a crippling strike, after a union rejected its final wage offer over the weekend.

16 Jul 2014 10:43

UIA2014 World Architecture Congress heads for Durban

Award-winning speakers, an inspiring programme and exciting fringe programme, are all on the cards for UIA2014 Durban (3-7 August), the largest gathering of architects and built environment professionals ever held...

Issued by Tumbleweed Communications 15 Jul 2014 11:55

Kwikspace delivers first ever rental units in Namibia

Kwikspace Modular Buildings has been contracted to provide prefabricated rental units for the construction team of Namibia's largest dam, the Neckartal Dam in the Fish River.

14 Jul 2014 13:02

Autodesk University Extension (AUx) comes back to Jozi

Autodesk University Extension (AUx), described as one of the largest design events in South Africa, returns to Johannesburg on 4 September 2014 at The Forum in Bryanston.

11 Jul 2014 15:15

Construction sector braced for more pain

Construction stock investors are taking it on the chin at the halfway mark of the year and the outlook remains uncertain for the struggling sector even as some analysts point to green shoots.

By Andries Mahlangu 11 Jul 2014 11:46

Construction of Baywest N2 bridge completed

The first of the twelve 70 ton concrete beams which make up the bridge linking two sides of Port Elizabeth across the N2 freeway, have been put in place by the developers of the Baywest road network.

9 Jul 2014 07:57

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