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How to manage your renovation project and stress levels
How to manage your renovation project and stress levels

While renovating is a great way to update the look of a home and possibly add value, it can be a process that is as stressful as moving house altogether...

21 Nov 2014 11:45

DST launches alternative energy solution
DST launches alternative energy solution

The Department of Science and Technology officially launched the 2,5 kW hydrogen fuel cell power generator prototype unit at the University of the Western Cape...

21 Nov 2014 06:57

Addressing the national energy crisis
Addressing the national energy crisis

We can no longer depend solely on Eskom to meet our escalating energy needs, says WWF-SA, nor can we continue our heavy reliance on coal...

By Sindy Peters 20 Nov 2014 09:20

Impact of new OHS Act Construction Regulations
Impact of new OHS Act Construction Regulations

This article provides an overview of the impact of the 2014 Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act Construction Regulations on a client and on managing agents...

By Chantelle Gladwin and Adam Civin 20 Nov 2014 06:48

Bekkersdal sewer network system to be upgraded
Bekkersdal sewer network system to be upgraded

Government has set aside R250m to renew and improve the sewer network system in Bekkersdal, south west of Johannesburg...

18 Nov 2014 06:31

R4bn waterfront plan on cards
R4bn waterfront plan on cards

A major Chinese engineering firm is interested in investing about R4bn in a waterfront-type development in Port Elizabeth...

By Xolisa Phillip 17 Nov 2014 17:47

Shift in energy sector demands new supply chain models
Shift in energy sector demands new supply chain models

The global energy industry is undergoing a seismic shift, in part driven by the development of new, unconventional sources of energy...

17 Nov 2014 15:18

SA to hold second nuclear vendor parade
SA to hold second nuclear vendor parade

South Africa is to hold its second nuclear vendor parade this month with four other countries...

17 Nov 2014 12:47

Tongaat Hulett partners with BEE consortium through Cornubia sale
Tongaat Hulett partners with BEE consortium through Cornubia sale

The sale of Tongaat Hulett's Cornubia Business Hub was the company's first major empowerment deal in a key area in Umhlanga...

17 Nov 2014 10:45

AUIIF an opportunity to debate infrastructure development
AUIIF an opportunity to debate infrastructure development

Angola will host the Africa Urban Infrastructure Investment Forum (AUIIF) early next year...

12 Nov 2014 09:06

ArcelorMittal liquid steel production down 10.8% to 1.02-million tons in September
ArcelorMittal liquid steel production down 10.8% to 1.02-million tons in September

ArcelorMittal SA liquid steel production declined by 10.8% to 1.02-million tonnes in the quarter ended September 2014 from 1.14-million tonnes at the end of the June quarter‚ the steel producer said in a quarterly operational update on Friday, 7 November.

10 Nov 2014 14:45

PPC board warns of risk of destabilisation
PPC board warns of risk of destabilisation

The PPC board on 7 November 2014, warned that should shareholders vote to replace it at a shareholder meeting on 8 December, the company risked becoming destabilised.

By Nick Hedley 10 Nov 2014 14:40

China, SA sign framework agreement on nuclear cooperation
China, SA sign framework agreement on nuclear cooperation

PRETORIA: Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson on Friday, 7 November, signed an Inter-Governmental Framework Agreement on Nuclear Cooperation with her Chinese counterpart minister, Administrator of China National Energy Agency, Wu Xinxiong.

10 Nov 2014 09:28

2014 Nedbank Capital Sustainable Business Awards winners announced
2014 Nedbank Capital Sustainable Business Awards winners announced

Now in their third year, the Nedbank Capital Sustainable Business Awards were established to broaden the scope of the successful Nedbank Capital Green Mining Awards that ran between 2006 and 2011.

7 Nov 2014 08:46

Growthpoint at the forefront of the green building movement in SA
Growthpoint at the forefront of the green building movement in SA

As a result of its commitment to sustainable development, Growthpoint Properties was rewarded for its Tshedimosetso House project at the 2014 Nedbank Capital Sustainable Business Awards for Infrastructure and Renewable Energy.

6 Nov 2014 12:40

Plett plan for small boat harbour sinks
Plett plan for small boat harbour sinks

Opponents of a R4bn plan for a small boat harbour in Plettenberg Bay - intended to incorporate 482 homes, a hotel and 2000 parking bays - are celebrating after the developer's scoping report was rejected.

5 Nov 2014 10:42

Tanzania to start major port construction in 2015
Tanzania to start major port construction in 2015

DAR ES SALAAM: Tanzania will launch construction of a major Chinese-funded sea port in 2015 to boost the trading capacity of the east African nation, a presidential statement read.

4 Nov 2014 07:55

Competition Commission approves Grohe acquisition
Competition Commission approves Grohe acquisition

The Competition Commission recently announced its unconditional approval of Grohe Luxembourg Four SA's acquisition of joint control over South African-based Apex Valves South Africa, Cobra Watertech, Isca, Libra Bathrooms, Vaal Sanitaryware and Expiro Manufacturing (Watertech Companies).

By Nazeera Mia 4 Nov 2014 07:45

Cross-shareholdings can create an element of transparency
Cross-shareholdings can create an element of transparency

Recently the Competition Commission conditionally approved a merger involving two cement producers, Holcim Limited and Lafarge SA.

By Nazeera Mia 4 Nov 2014 07:38

Silo collapse results in load shedding across SA
Silo collapse results in load shedding across SA

Power utility Eskom said there'd be load shedding across South Africa from this Sunday. Wednesday evening and the whole of Thursday are marked as high risk for power cuts.

By More Matshediso 3 Nov 2014 09:52

SRK Consulting extends African footprint
SRK Consulting extends African footprint

With 14 offices in African nations, including Angola, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana and Zimbabwe, engineering consultants SRK Consulting has approximately 776 active projects on the continent in 26 different countries.

31 Oct 2014 09:23

NYDA welcomes age restrictions on free housing
NYDA welcomes age restrictions on free housing

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) has welcomed the age restriction of 35 set by the Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu for access to free public housing.

31 Oct 2014 07:58

SA government 'notes' ratings downgrade by Japan
SA government 'notes' ratings downgrade by Japan

Government says it has taken note of the decision by Japanese based credit rating agency Ratings and Investment Information Inc (R&I) to downgrade South Africa's foreign and domestic currency ratings to "BBB+" and "A-" respectively.

31 Oct 2014 07:36

Cape Quarter to receive extensive solar retrofit
Cape Quarter to receive extensive solar retrofit

Tower Property Fund has set a clear strategy of occupancy cost reduction across the board for all the buildings within the fund's portfolio, with a strong focus on greening underpinning the fund.

31 Oct 2014 07:24

Eskom's warning to reduce power consumption this week
Eskom's warning to reduce power consumption this week

South Africa's electricity supply is expected to remain constrained for the rest of this week because various technical issues are being experienced at some power stations, says Eskom.

30 Oct 2014 11:04

2014 Sunday Times Top 100 Companies results out
2014 Sunday Times Top 100 Companies results out

For the second consecutive year, Coronation Fund Managers has been named Top Company in the annual Sunday Times Top 100 Companies Awards...

29 Oct 2014 09:47

Masina appeals to investors to comply with BEE
Masina appeals to investors to comply with BEE

Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina has invited Chinese business to invest in South Africa, but when doing so to embrace the country's Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) policy.

29 Oct 2014 07:38

N West builders urged to register with NHBRC
N West builders urged to register with NHBRC

PRETORIA: The North West Department of Local Government and Human Settlements has called on housing developers and contractors to register their projects with the National Home Builders' Registration Council (NHBRC).

27 Oct 2014 11:35

Upgrading of transport infrastructure a major challenge
Upgrading of transport infrastructure a major challenge

After decades of underinvestment in maintenance and development of South Africa's road and rail networks, the country is in a process of revitalising its transport networks that will see the country set itself up as a transport hub for Southern Africa.

27 Oct 2014 08:51

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