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Episode 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Date: 22 Apr 2014
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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Maboneng moves to Ghana

Joburg's trendy urban neighbourhood, Maboneng is the inspiration behind a new development initiative planned for Accra, the coastal capital of Ghana.

By Romaana Naidoo 23 Apr 2014 07:29

Total says 'very promising' oil find off Ivory Coast

PARIS: French energy giant Total on Thursday, 17 April, announced it had discovered oil in deep waters off the coast of Ivory Coast, constituting a "very promising result" after the first such find.

22 Apr 2014 08:11

First black-owned steel mill in SA Agni Steel starts production

Agni Steels South Africa this week fired up its furnaces at the Coega industrial development zone (IDZ) near Port Elizabeth‚ to start production at its R400m‚ state-of-the-art‚ mini-steel mill.

By Mark Allix 22 Apr 2014 07:47

Pilot Crushtec delivers cone crusher to Strabag

Local crushing and screening specialist Pilot Crushtec International, the Sandvik Construction agent for 14 African countries, has delivered a Sandvik UH310 wheeled cone crusher to German construction giant Strabag International GmbH.

17 Apr 2014 06:49

Transnet applies for electricity licence

State logistics group Transnet has applied for a licence to generate electricity and plans to regenerate 38MW by 2017‚ mostly using the technology of its new locomotives. No licence is required for regeneration.

By Razina Munshi 16 Apr 2014 05:18

Labori High School to alleviate construction and engineering skills shortage

In an effort to alleviate the skills shortage in the building industry and engineering fields, Labori High School is working together with the private sector to prepare its learners for the world of work.

15 Apr 2014 13:20

No blackouts foreseen but use power wisely

As South Africa moves to the high demand winter period Eskom says it does not foresee rolling blackouts, but has urged all consumers to use power sparingly.

15 Apr 2014 08:21

Pilot Crushtec sells washing plant to Gomes Sand

Midrand-based sand specialist company, Gomes Sand, has bought a second high volume sand washing plant from Pilot Crushtec International.

14 Apr 2014 08:39

Communities urged to report housing corruption

Human Settlements Minister Connie September has urged communities to report illegal activities in the development of housing.

14 Apr 2014 08:16

Saint-Gobain Gyproc Plasters certified as green products

Ecospecifier SA has announced that Saint-Gobain Gyproc's range of plaster products have achieved their prestigious Premium Ecospecifier SA Product Listing. This accreditation verifies that Saint-Gobain Gyproc range of plasters have undergone an independent and unbiased assessment and are eco and health preferable products.

14 Apr 2014 07:23

GBCSA issues 50 Green Star SA certifications in six years

The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has achieved an exceptional milestone with 50 Green Star SA certifications in only six years.

14 Apr 2014 07:14

UP student wins Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award

University of Pretoria student Heidi van Eeden has won Corobrik's Architectural Student of the Year Award with her thesis Machinarium: Architecture as a living machine.

14 Apr 2014 07:10

Menlyn casino opponents may go to court

The Gauteng Gambling Board's pending decision on whether Sun International can relocate its Morula Casino from Mabopane, north of Pretoria, to Menlyn, in Pretoria, East, is likely to be contested in court.

11 Apr 2014 11:24

Crushtec supplies machinery to Brandberg Construction

Brandberg Construction in Windhoek, Namibia, recently extended its sand washing plant with machinery supplied by South African company Pilot Crushtec International. The products supplied include a Pilot Modular DD3615 semi-mobile heavy-duty screen and a Pilot Modular GHF560 feeder. Both are suitable for a wide variety of applications, including quarrying, mining and infrastructure.

10 Apr 2014 13:31

SANEA announces new leadership structure

The South African National Energy Association (SANEA) has announced a revised leadership structure which now includes a role of managing director. This will be fully implemented on 1 May 2014, although there will be some transition during April 2014.

10 Apr 2014 13:17

Minister tackles discrimination at work

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says despite the fact that South Africa has come a long way in the past 20 years of democracy, more needs to be done to change attitudes to end discrimination in the workplace.

10 Apr 2014 08:33

Traffic delays expected as the Western Aqueduct progresses

As work on the second phase of the Western Aqueduct - the mega bulk water pipeline which extends from Inchanga to Ntuzuma - gathers momentum, eThekwini Water and Sanitation (EWS) has warned motorists of potential disruptions and road closures that can be expected within the next couple of months.

9 Apr 2014 10:44

Kwikspace completes housing project in Mozambique

Kwikspace Modular Buildings has completed a R100-million accommodation project in Ncala, Mozambique.

9 Apr 2014 09:21

Minister orders probe into Wallacedene housing

Human Settlements Minister Connie September has ordered a thorough investigation into allegations of incomplete and shoddy houses built in Wallacedene, Cape Town.

9 Apr 2014 08:18

Structural change needed in SA economy

The South African economy needs to undergo a significant structural change if it is to create jobs and employment, Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies said on Monday (7 April).

8 Apr 2014 08:08

GBCSA launches new online learning system

The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has announced the launch of a new online learning system which will play host to a number of new programmes and upgraded existing courses to increase the availability and delivery of necessary green building education in South Africa.

7 Apr 2014 08:14

Billions to be spent on Pretoria boulevard

The Tshwane municipality is going ahead with plans to build a government boulevard in Pretoria.

4 Apr 2014 09:00

Construction of Bowman Gilfillan building commences

A sod-turning ceremony, hosted by law firm Bowman Gilfillan and property developers Abland, was held on 27 March to commemorate the official commencement of construction on the Bowman Gilfillan building.

3 Apr 2014 09:21

Kindlewood Community Centre recently launched

Construction on the new community centre at Kindlewood Estate, being developed by Tongaat Hulett south of the Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estates, will commence shortly and was officially launched on Wednesday, 18 March 2014.

2 Apr 2014 09:55

Alert Steel share price drop as it fails to get out of red

ALTX-listed Alert Steel's share price fell 22% after its results for the six months to the end of December last year were released and showed that the headline loss had widened by 14.7% to R31.8m.

By Mark Allix 2 Apr 2014 09:18

R25b housing project for Durban

PRETORIA: President Jacob Zuma is expected to launch the R25-billion Cornubia Housing Project in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, this weekend.

2 Apr 2014 08:54

Almost 10,000 inmates trained as artisans

PRETORIA: Almost 10,000 of South Africa's inmates have been trained as electricians, plumbers and builders, the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) said on Sunday, 30 March 2014.

1 Apr 2014 10:06

Building industry invited to get involved in WDC 2014

The Master Builders Association of the Western Cape has invited members of the built environment industry to get involved with World Design Capital (WDC) Cape Town 2014 to transform Cape Town.

31 Mar 2014 15:05

City of Cape Town working to appoint contractor

PRETORIA: The City of Cape Town has concluded a process to prepare documentation for the appointment of a new contractor to complete outstanding work on the MyCiti Bus Rapid Transit System.

31 Mar 2014 08:16

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