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Key areas to focus on for sustainability in the construction industry

In today's socioeconomic environment, with high unemployment rates and a massive skills shortage afflicting South Africa and other Southern African countries, companies in the construction industry who do not adequately focus on succession planning could find themselves without the required skills to take their companies forward...

By Tommy Strydom 15 Mar 2017

Bridge City development gains momentum

According to Brian Ive, development executive at Tongaat Hulett Developments, Bridge City is gathering momentum this year...

14 Mar 2017

Redefining the impact of project delays on cost

When it comes to delays and the assessment of delay claims, there is limited guidance available...

By Dr Hendrik Prinsloo 14 Mar 2017

Project hits Basil Read year

Construction group Basil Read made a net loss of R53.6m in 2016, saying problems in trying to complete the Olifants River water resource development project for Trans Caledonian Water Agency weakened the company's profitability...

By Alistair Anderson 13 Mar 2017

Over R30m to transform home building industry

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) will be spending more than R30m in the new financial year in its efforts to bring about transformation in the home building industry...

10 Mar 2017

GDRT partners Steyn City developer for Cedar Road upgrade

The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport (GDRT) and Steyn City Properties have entered into an agreement for the upgrading of Cedar Road...

7 Mar 2017

Cape Town to complete unfinished freeways

City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille says the metro is planning to build three unfinished freeways...

7 Mar 2017

Offsetting building industry accidents with on-site training

During 2016 there were 889 accidents on construction sites in the Western Cape...

3 Mar 2017

Multi-million-dollar refurbishment for Windhoek's Gustav Voigts

Windhoek's Gustav Voigts shopping centre is set to undergo a multi-million-dollar phased refurbishment starting this year...

2 Mar 2017

Department of Human Settlements supports construction, infrastructure forum

SA's Department of Human Settlements will serve as an official government partner to the third annual Captains of Construction and Infrastructure Leadership Forum...

2 Mar 2017

Using quantity surveyors on projects could prevent corruption

According to the National Budget 2017, government will spend over R50bn to fund national and provincial economic infrastructure requirements...

1 Mar 2017

African urbanisation tops RICS Africa Summit agenda

With the continent having one of the fastest urbanisation rates in the world, Africa's cities need to brace themselves for millions more people over the next few decades...

1 Mar 2017

ACSA to ramp up infrastructure for air cargo traffic

ACSA plans to boost its efforts in supporting air cargo traffic growth with initiatives that aim to ease congestion and expand warehouse space...

28 Feb 2017

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