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New Africa infrastructure fund launched

AP Moller Holding, together with PKA, PensionDanmark and Lægernes Pension, has launched a new infrastructure fund with a focus on Africa. The fund has received commitments of $550m from anchor investors...

2 days ago

Sharp rise in prices forecast for SA construction sector in 2017

The South African construction sector will see a tender price growth of 7.4%, including 5.3% inflation, and an 8.8% increase in 2018, including 5.1% inflation...

15 Aug 2017

Majozi Brothers Construction enters joint venture with Hire-It Natal

Majozi Brothers Construction and tool hire and sales operation Hire-It Natal have entered into a joint venture called Majozi Bros Tool Hire & Sales...

15 Aug 2017

UniZulu gets R70m infrastructure upgrades

A 288-unit residential facility and the complete rebuild of an electricity substation at the University of Zululand's main KwaDlangezwa Campus have been completed...

14 Aug 2017

New NEC4 Alliance Contract designed to elicit feedback

The format of the new NEC4 Alliance Contract, recently released by the NEC, is designed specifically to elicit feedback from the construction and infrastructure sectors...

11 Aug 2017

ITC-SA to host roofing CPD-accredited workshop in Maritzburg

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) will be hosting a free CPD-accredited workshop in Pietermaritzburg on 31 August...

10 Aug 2017

R10m Mpame Bridge project to undergo assessment

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) minister Des van Rooyen will visit the communities of Mbashe Municipality in the Eastern Cape on 15 August to assess progress of the R10m Mpame Bridge project...

10 Aug 2017

Property development in underserved areas is not for the faint of heart

Building in under-serviced areas is tough, but the socio-economic payoff makes it worthwhile in the long run...

7 Aug 2017

Reengineering elevators could transform 21st-century cities

In the 160 or so years since the first skyscrapers were built, technological innovations of many kinds have allowed us to build them to reach astonishing heights...

By Antony Wood and Dario Trabucco 7 Aug 2017

Growthpoint opens incubation programme to KwaZulu-Natal entrepreneurs

Growthpoint Properties has opened up its Property Point incubation programme to KwaZulu-Natal entrepreneurs. The initiative aims to build sustainable small businesses in the industry...

4 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: ITC-SA profiles three women in roofing who've climbed the scaffolding

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) marks Women's Month by putting the spotlight on three of its female members...

4 Aug 2017

National home building regulator visits rural areas

Rural communities will get an opportunity to access home building information and services when the national regulator for the sector undertakes a roadshow. ..

1 Aug 2017

Nigel road upgrade project completed

The R16m P41/1 road rehabilitation project near Nigel has restored the road for a further 15 years...

1 Aug 2017

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Nippon Steel swings to profit for April-June quarter

Japan's Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal said Friday, 28 July, it returned to profit in the April-June quarter thanks to brisk demand from the auto sector, but warned overproduction by China could hit its full-year earnings.

31 Jul 2017

One dead as under-construction Singapore highway collapses

SINGAPORE: One man was killed and 10 others injured in Singapore on Friday, 14 July, when a partially-built elevated highway they were working on collapsed, authorities said, a rare construction accident in the city-state.

17 Jul 2017

Utilities including nuclear firms hacked

WASHINGTON, US: Firms operating nuclear power plants and other energy facilities in the US have been hacked in recent months, the New York Times reported Thursday, 6 July.

10 Jul 2017

SA engineering proves its mettle at Phillippines mine

Three South African engineering firms were instrumental for designing and building headgear, shaft collar and winder house for a new service shaft at the Philsaga Mining Corporation in the Philippines owned by Medusa Mining.

6 Jul 2017

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