The Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC) has welcomed the Infrastructure Development Bill that was recently introduced to Parliament by Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel.
28 Nov 2013 06:24
With the road access rate in Africa being only 34%, compared with 50% in other parts of the developing world and transport costs being 100% higher, transport infrastructure has been identified by the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) as one of the four key sectors requiring attention to address the deficit. The African Development Bank is the executing agency for PIDA.
27 Nov 2013 12:19
PRETORIA: Human Settlements Minister Connie September has vowed to take strong action against contractors responsible for building sub-standard low-cost houses in the country.
25 Nov 2013 09:39
Government says it notes the Public Protector's outline on how her office will deal with the interim report and comments submitted by the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) cluster on the security upgrades at Nkandla.
21 Nov 2013 11:48
The Eastern Cape's construction industry had out-performed all other provinces in the first nine months of this year, according to the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) published by StatsSA
18 Nov 2013 07:58
Saint-Gobain Gyproc is looking for building or renovation projects that will be completed by 31 January 2014 to represent SA at the Saint-Gobain Gypsum International Trophy awards ceremony that will be hosted in Germany in 2014.
8 Nov 2013 06:43
The road leading to the Nkandla village where President Jacob Zuma has his residence cost R290m to build‚ Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said in a written reply to a parliamentary question on Tuesday, 3 December.
By Linda Ensor 4 Dec 2013 08:29
When Telkom chairman Jabu Mabuza criticised President Jacob Zuma at the World Economic Forum in Davos‚ Switzerland a year ago‚ a turning point was reached on the National Development Plan (NDP).
3 Dec 2013 08:04
The Bombela Concession Company has been ordered to fix the ingress of water into parts of the Gautrain's tunnel in Johannesburg.
28 Nov 2013 10:25
Lumka Msibi, an aeronautical engineer at Denel Dynamics, will be part of the summer relief voyage to replenish the South African team at the Antarctica expedition base (SANAE). During her voyage she will conduct science and weather research.
28 Nov 2013 06:51
The government wants to create 7.5m work opportunities between 2014/15 and 2018/19 under Phase Three of its Expanded Public Works Programme, which was approved at a Cabinet meeting this week.
By Linda Ensor 22 Nov 2013 11:40
Namibia's Walvis Bay will begin an upgrade early next year to transform its port into a regional hub that can handle about a million containers a year, according to Namibian Port Authority's chief executive Bisey Uirab.
14 Nov 2013 10:22
Whether it is local infrastructure‚ fragmented regulations or unreliable systems‚ operating in Africa is not without its challenges‚ but this was just normal in the course of doing business‚ said the managing director of Procter & Gamble (P&G) South Africa, Michael Yates.
By Zeenat Moorad 13 Nov 2013 08:39
Gauteng premier Nomvula Mokonyane has welcomed a multi-billion rand deal with a Chinese firm to turn AECI's property in Modderfontein into a business hub.
7 Nov 2013 10:24
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