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(L-R) Jerome Perils, Kenako Concrete MD alongside Sadick Davids, CDC business development manager - Metal and Manufacturing.
DTI, IDC fund Kenako Concrete

The R71m Kenako Concrete manufacturing facility, located in the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ), is the first black industrialist in Port Elizabeth to be funded by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)...

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Da'Realty revamps Sea Point shopping centre
Da'Realty revamps Sea Point shopping centre

The Adelphi Centre in Sea Point, Cape Town, is currently undergoing extensive renovations...

1 day ago

MBAWC now accepting bursary applications
MBAWC now accepting bursary applications

Applications for bursaries for the upcoming 2018 academic year from the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC) are currently open...

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Group Five sells a 50% interest in its steel pipe business

Construction firm Group Five said on Wednesday, 22 November, that it would sell its 50% interest in its steel pipe business, as part of broader strategy to shake up its portfolio...

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Entries open for biennial AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation
Entries open for biennial AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation

Founded by AfriSam and the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA), the 2017/18 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation is now open for entries...

2 days ago

Sakhisizwe to break ground in December on Nelson Mandela Bay housing development
Sakhisizwe to break ground in December on Nelson Mandela Bay housing development

Developer Sakhisizwe will break ground in December on the first phase of the multi-billion rand Florida Heights integrated housing development in Nelson Mandela Bay...

2 days ago

From economic and water poverty to prosperity
From economic and water poverty to prosperity

We need to unlock more water resources and drive efficiency in our existing supplies to stimulate the economy and job growth...

By Shafick Adams 3 days ago

#WindAc 2017: How to select a wind farm development site without compromising visual resources
#WindAc 2017: How to select a wind farm development site without compromising visual resources

There are many considerations to take into account when developing a wind farm, one of which is the impact on visual, aesthetic, and scenic resources in and around a potential location...

By Sindy Peters 3 days ago

SA architect Handre de la Rey's concrete sunglasses launch to market
SA architect Handre de la Rey's concrete sunglasses launch to market

Concrete sunglasses have for the first time been made available for commercial retail. The designer behind the range is South African architect Handre de la Rey...

20 Nov 2017

M1 Place given new lease on life with R85m revamp
M1 Place given new lease on life with R85m revamp

Growthpoint Properties has converted its ageing retail warehousing property M1 Place in Marlboro, Sandton, into a modern retail park, with an R85m revamp...

20 Nov 2017

Can a tech company build a city? Ask Google
Can a tech company build a city? Ask Google

Sidewalk Labs, the urban innovation startup owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, has announced a partnership with the City of Toronto to develop a new waterfront precinct...

By Sarah Barns 20 Nov 2017

AHEC Seed to Seat Initiative to be displayed in CT
AHEC Seed to Seat Initiative to be displayed in CT

The American Hardwood Export Council's 'Seed to Seat' furniture collaborative will be displayed at Young Blood Gallery in Cape Town from 20 November to 20 December...

17 Nov 2017

How machine learning can boost IoT efficacy
How machine learning can boost IoT efficacy

CIOs should leverage machine learning to turn the tsunami of data obtained in Internet of Things (IoT) deployments into actionable insights. This is according to a new report from Forrester.

17 Nov 2017

Life after 'day zero' in CT
Life after 'day zero' in CT

People will have to make do with 25 litres of water per day for washing, cooking and personal hygiene if dam levels drop below 13.5% in Cape Town...

By Tanya Farber and Anthony Molyneaux 17 Nov 2017

Attacq and LaunchLab Smart Cities Innovation winners
Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Challenge winners announced

The winners in the Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Challenge were recently announced, each receiving incubation support from the LaunchLab in addition to a share of R100,000 seed funding from Attacq...

16 Nov 2017

Inhouse designs new interior for Hartlief Gardens
Inhouse designs new interior for Hartlief Gardens

Design studio, Inhouse, recently created the design concept for meat manufacturing company Harlief Deli's newly revamped branch in Gardens Shopping Centre in Cape Town...

16 Nov 2017

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Cape Town delays Day Zero

The City of Cape Town has given a new date for Day Zero - the date the city will run out of water unless its residents curb their consumption even further...

By Neels Blom 16 Nov 2017

Cape Town reprioritises budget to fund water projects
Cape Town reprioritises budget to fund water projects

The City of Cape Town has reprioritised R2bn of its budget to fund seven additional water projects...

15 Nov 2017

Pearson Conservatory in decay despite upgrade
Pearson Conservatory in decay despite upgrade

Six years after the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality spent R5.5m renovating the Pearson Conservatory at St George's Park, the historical building is falling apart...

By Devon Koen 15 Nov 2017

#WindAc 2017: Transition to renewables well under way
#WindAc 2017: Transition to renewables well under way

Today saw the start of WindAc Africa 2017 - the annual "academic hour for wind power" hosted by the South African Wind Energy Association...

By Sindy Peters 14 Nov 2017

InnovationQuarter’s Chris van Voorden presents a special plaque to Atterbury Europe’s CEO Henk Deist, on behalf of the City of Leiden, InnovationQuarter and the NFIA. Photography: © Daniel Verkijk
Atterbury opens European headquarters in Leiden

South African property developer Atterbury opened its new European headquarters in Leiden, Netherlands on Friday, 10 November...

14 Nov 2017

Asrin Property Developers breaks ground on Cedar Place development
Asrin Property Developers breaks ground on Cedar Place development

Construction has begun on Asrin Property Developers' 98-unit Cedar Place development in Grassy Park in Cape Town. Handovers are expected to begin on 31 October 2018...

13 Nov 2017

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Steelmaker ArcelorMittal profit builds on market recovery

Global steel giant ArcelorMittal said Friday, 10 November, its net profit soared in the third quarter thanks to solid market demand as well as strong prices for its products...

13 Nov 2017

Serengeti Estates launches The Whistling Thorns apartments
Serengeti Estates launches The Whistling Thorns apartments

Located on the second fairway of The Whistling Thorn, Serengeti Estate's nine-hole golf course, The Whistling Thorns apartments comprise 188 units with architecture and design by DHK Architects...

10 Nov 2017

Belhar Gardens receives EDGE preliminary grading from GBCSA
Belhar Gardens receives EDGE preliminary grading from GBCSA

The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) has recognised the Belhar Gardens social housing development for its water and energy saving design...

9 Nov 2017

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New hazmat dump for PE

After more than a decade of deliberations and red tape, a second highly hazardous landfill for Nelson Mandela Bay has been approved by the Department of Environmental Affairs...

By Estelle Ellis 9 Nov 2017

Informal settlements in Cape Town only use 4.7% of the city’s water.
Cape Town water crisis: seven myths that must be bust

One of South Africa's biggest cities, Cape Town, is gripped by a rising panic...

By David W. Olivier 8 Nov 2017

Group Five to dispose of its manufacturing cluster
Group Five to dispose of its manufacturing cluster

Group Five's share price was little changed on Tuesday, 7 November, despite the company providing additional details on a turnaround strategy first announced in October...

By Karl Gernetzky 8 Nov 2017

Investors cheer PPC's optimistic trading update
Investors cheer PPC's optimistic trading update

PPC's share price rose 5.8% to R7.53 on Tuesday morning, 7 November, after it said its profitability had improved thanks to "robust growth in Rwanda and Zimbabwe" and a significant reduction in finance fees...

By Robert Laing 8 Nov 2017

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