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Load shedding to continue
Load shedding to continue

Eskom says load shedding will continue today...

27 Jan 2015 11:57

Building libraries by the book
Building libraries by the book

Libraries are proving to be examples of restorative design at its best, with utmost attention paid to marrying human and environmental systems...

26 Jan 2015 08:12

SA seeks to stimulate investment in electricity sector
SA seeks to stimulate investment in electricity sector

South Africa is looking at ways to encourage investment in its electricity sector, as well as find ways to unlock investment potential, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene...

23 Jan 2015 11:12

Corobrik sponsored houses handed over
Corobrik sponsored houses handed over

Corobrik has sponsored two houses that were officially handed over to families living in Lindelani outside Galeshewe near Kimberley in the Northern Cape...

23 Jan 2015 08:52

Cashbuild reports second-quarter revenue up 13%
Cashbuild reports second-quarter revenue up 13%

Cashbuild (CSB) increased revenue 13% in the second quarter ended December 2014 from the second quarter in the year-earlier period‚ the retailer of building materials said...

22 Jan 2015 16:51

Major refurbishment of Nelson Mandela Square
Major refurbishment of Nelson Mandela Square

Nelson Mandela Square is currently undergoing a major refurbishment to restore the precinct as one of the premier lifestyle and dining destinations in Gauteng...

20 Jan 2015 12:06

Eskom 'years from rebuilding power'
Eskom 'years from rebuilding power'

Eskom has lost more power capacity over the past year than it will be able to build over the next two years...

By Bianca Capazorio 19 Jan 2015 10:00

SA's long-term nuclear plan no solution to country's short-term energy needs
SA's long-term nuclear plan no solution to country's short-term energy needs

South Africa's national power grid will once again come under tremendous pressure this month. It needs remedies that can come on stream quickly. And that's not nuclear...

17 Jan 2015 12:53

AZA2015 to focus on shaping future of cities
AZA2015 to focus on shaping future of cities

The South African Institute for Architects (SAIA) will be hosting this year's Architecture ZA 2015 (AZA2015) conference in collaboration with the Gauteng Institute for Architecture (Gifa) and the University of Johannesburg (UJ)...

16 Jan 2015 12:59

Namibia's most dangerous road to be upgraded
Namibia's most dangerous road to be upgraded

The stretch of road between Windhoek and Okahandja - which is widely regarded as the most dangerous in Namibia - is set to shed its notoriety with the upgrading of this section of the B1 motorway...

16 Jan 2015 09:00

Gradual lifting in building activity expected
Gradual lifting in building activity expected

Real building trade indicators give only a limited indication of lifting activity levels, yet other circumstantial evidence and opinion surveys offer a stronger view...

By Cees Bruggemans 16 Jan 2015 08:55

Winners of Architectural Student of the Year Awards announced
Winners of Architectural Student of the Year Awards announced

Harold Johnson has been named regional winner of the 2014 Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards at the University of Johannesburg...

16 Jan 2015 08:31

Winner of landscape architecture award announced
Winner of landscape architecture award announced

Amy Thompson of the University of Cape Town has been named winner of this year's Corobrik Most Innovative Final Year Landscape Architecture Project award...

15 Jan 2015 10:32

Baywest Mall set for completion by mid-April
Baywest Mall set for completion by mid-April

The much-anticipated Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth will be finished by April 2015...

By Cindy Preller 14 Jan 2015 13:27

Two new independent power firms appointed
Two new independent power firms appointed

The Department of Energy has announced two new, successful bidders to provide concentrated solar power capacity as part of the third round of bids by independent power producers of renewable energy...

By Carol Paton 12 Jan 2015 11:09

Transnet dashes hopes for future of historic station
Transnet dashes hopes for future of historic station

Transnet has dashed hopes of any quick-fix solution to Grahamstown's vandalised train station...

9 Jan 2015 13:15

BCI dropped in December
BCI dropped in December

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) says the business confidence index (BCI) shed 2.5 index points in December 2014, coming in at 88.3...

9 Jan 2015 07:47

Domestic cement sales climb in third quarter
Domestic cement sales climb in third quarter

Domestic cement sales grew 4.6% in the third quarter of last year after contracting in the first two quarters, though sales for the full year were on track to come in lower than in 2013, industry data released yesterday by PPC shows...

By Nick Hedley 8 Jan 2015 13:45

Main suspension bridge undergoes maintenance
Main suspension bridge undergoes maintenance

The maintenance work on the main suspension bridge in the Storms River Mouth Rest Camp commences on Monday, 12 January. Repairs are expected to last approximately six weeks...

8 Jan 2015 12:30

Corobrik award bridges formal and informal sectors
Corobrik award bridges formal and informal sectors

"We are Europe," an elder in an informal settlement told University of Cape Town (UCT) architectural student, Amy Thompson during an interview for her thesis that won this year's Corobrik award for the Most Innovative Final Year Landscape Architecture Project...

5 Jan 2015 13:25

Zimbabwe, Zambia get $275m for urgent Kariba Dam repair
Zimbabwe, Zambia get $275m for urgent Kariba Dam repair

Zimbabwe and Zambia have secured $275 million in loans and grants for urgent repairs to the gigantic power-generating Kariba Dam on the border between the two countries...

23 Dec 2014 08:56

Zuma and energy minister at odds over nuclear adviser
Zuma and energy minister at odds over nuclear adviser

The man behind President Jacob Zuma's nuclear project is a favourite for a senior government post...

By Ibongakonke Shoba 22 Dec 2014 11:59

Government making progress in nuclear build
Government making progress in nuclear build

PRETORIA: Government is making progress in its engagement with prospective nuclear vendor countries as part of implementing the nuclear build programme...

18 Dec 2014 06:43

Factory for inverter technology opened in Cape Town
Factory for inverter technology opened in Cape Town

SMA Solar Technology recently opened a manufacturing facility for its innovative inverter technology in Cape Town...

17 Dec 2014 10:45

OPEC is sowing the seeds for higher long-term price
OPEC is sowing the seeds for higher long-term price

Following a period of unprecedented price stability, the oil market has witnessed one of the fastest unravelling of price on record - approximately 40% in five months...

By Richard Robinson 17 Dec 2014 10:31

Building industry expects steady growth in 2015
Building industry expects steady growth in 2015

Nu-Hold, the holding company of Krisp Properties and Nu-Way Housing Developments, is anticipating further growth - both for itself and within the industry at large - during 2015...

17 Dec 2014 09:59

Developers pouring in to Mthatha add to Transkei transformation
Developers pouring in to Mthatha add to Transkei transformation

Established in 1883, Mthatha, the capital of the former Transkei, is a hive of bustling activity and recognised as the leading city of the area...

15 Dec 2014 10:38

Sishen solar PV plant put into service
Sishen solar PV plant put into service

The Sishen solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in the Northern Cape, with a capacity to generate 216 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity per year, has been put into service...

15 Dec 2014 06:56

Summit to focus on building up Africa's power sector
Summit to focus on building up Africa's power sector

From 28-30 January 2015, EnergyNet will welcome a high powered delegation of ministers and officials from utilities and regulatory bodies from Africa to meet with US private and public sector stakeholders at the Powering Africa: Summit...

15 Dec 2014 06:36

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