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Construction company Esor returns to profit
Construction company Esor returns to profit

Construction company Esor returned to profit in the year to end-February, it reported on Thursday, 26 May...

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Eskom forges ahead with maintenance plan
Eskom forges ahead with maintenance plan

Eskom is progressing well with the maintenance of its power generation plant, it said on Wednesday, 25 May...

1 day ago

Durban's Point Precinct gets contemporary building
Durban's Point Precinct gets contemporary building

The first new building in Mahatma Gandhi Road (Point Rd) in decades, the R80m new Lion Match Company head office includes...

1 day ago

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Cigarette butt bricks burn away pollution

Researchers have found a way to cut down global littering by incorporating cigarette butts into 2.5% of the world's annual brick production...

By Jamie Matroos 1 day ago

Transforming Cape Town's CBD - the game changers
Transforming Cape Town's CBD - the game changers

Property investment is one of the biggest game changers transforming the Cape Town Central City...

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Building smarter, better malls
Building smarter, better malls

Since The Mall of Africa, South Africa's biggest single-phase shopping mall development, opened its doors on 28 April, it has dominated social media chat lately, as much for its promise as its problems...

By Lee Naik 2 days ago

Off-grid solar solutions bring electricity to rural areas
Off-grid solar solutions bring electricity to rural areas

The private sector is leapfrogging inefficient state-owned power utilities in Africa to deliver electricity to rural communities, according to a report by consulting firm PwC released on Monday, 23 May...

By Charlotte Mathews 2 days ago

Christian Benimana: Architects don't have to be local to think local
Christian Benimana: Architects don't have to be local to think local

Rwandan architect Christian Benimana believes that the built environment should catalyse positive systemic change...

By Katie de Klee 2 days ago

New generation of BMS delivers knowledge, control
New generation of BMS delivers knowledge, control

Today, building owners and facility managers are using building management systems (BMS) in ways that could only be dreamed of in the past, and the demand for the technology is poised for growth...

By Neil Cameron 3 days ago

State is preparing measures to protect the steel industry
State is preparing measures to protect the steel industry

The Department of Trade and Industry is finalising a raft of measures to protect the primary and secondary steel industries, says deputy director- general for industrial development Garth Strachan...

By Linda Ensor 3 days ago

Marrying luxury and sustainability at Blue Rock Village
Marrying luxury and sustainability at Blue Rock Village

The R14bn Blue Rock Village development will comprise 1000 luxury residential apartments built on 40 hectares of land...

By Sindy Peters 3 days ago

Adapting homes to environmental needs, challenges
Adapting homes to environmental needs, challenges

How will our residences adapt to the environmental needs and challenges of the future?

23 May 2016

Major roads project to support Belhar CBD renewal
Major roads project to support Belhar CBD renewal

Approximately R20m will be spent on the upgrading of Symphony Way and Erica Drive in Belhar, Cape Town as part of the rejuvenation of the area's central business district...

23 May 2016

Steel makers push to be used in state's infrastructure plan
Steel makers push to be used in state's infrastructure plan

Steel industry players are pushing the government to designate local steel products for use in the state's R4tn infrastructure plan...

By Mark Allix 23 May 2016

Impact of IFRS 15 on property sector
Impact of IFRS 15 on property sector

In May 2014, the accounting standards setting authorities released IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers (IFRS 15) - a new standard on revenue recognition which is effective for periods beginning on or after 1 January 2018...

By Pierre Conradie 20 May 2016

Distribution centres reward some savvy property funds
Distribution centres reward some savvy property funds

The development of distribution centres in SA has gained momentum in the past two years, but demand is yet to match the growing supply...

By Alistair Anderson 20 May 2016

Campaign drives SA to energy efficiency
Campaign drives SA to energy efficiency

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has announced the official rollout of the national Save Energy campaign, which highlights the importance of energy efficient buildings...

20 May 2016

Five steps to building strong engineering teams
Five steps to building strong engineering teams

In South Africa, the engineering industry has experienced significant change. It has moved away from the classic professional practice process - where companies were appointed based on merit and performance - to a system hinging on tenders, often won based purely on price. This leaves little room for evaluation of experience or quality.

By Paul Olivier 20 May 2016

Masiphumelele housing project to commence shortly
Masiphumelele housing project to commence shortly

If all goes according to plan, construction of the City of Cape Town's R50m Masiphumelele Phase 4 Breaking New Ground (BNG) housing project will commence by September 2016...

19 May 2016

Jabu Serithi appointed director at GVK-Siya Zama
Jabu Serithi appointed director at GVK-Siya Zama

GVK-Siya Zama has appointed its first female director - Jabu Serithi has been promoted to commercial director: key projects (Gauteng)...

19 May 2016

Liz Hart, MD, Infrastructure Africa
Infrastructure Africa to focus on regional opportunities

Infrastructure Africa will this year showcase some of Africa's mega projects...

By Sindy Peters 18 May 2016

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Acwa fires up concentrated solar plants

By midyear, 47 renewable energy projects are expected to be delivering about 7,000MW of power to SA's electricity grid, representing about R194bn in private investment...

By Charlotte Mathews 18 May 2016

Nick Alexander, director of Business Development for Africa, Kwikspace
#AfricaMonth: No 'easy opportunities' in Africa

Kwikspace has a fairly extensive footprint in Africa supporting its clients in countries including Mozambique, Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania...

By Sindy Peters 18 May 2016

Construction is everyone's world - Thobile Bhembe
Construction is everyone's world - Thobile Bhembe

Thobile Bhembe is the first and currently the only female site agent at Inyatsi Construction Group's subsidiaries across the sub-Saharan market...

By Sindy Peters 17 May 2016

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Stink over sewerage line for Kyalami mall

An environmental group has applied for the legal review of a sewerage line being built on Kyalami agricultural holdings to service a shopping centre development in the area...

By Alistair Anderson 17 May 2016

Seven sought-after engineering skills
Seven sought-after engineering skills

There is a strong South African demand for engineering candidates with seven skills topping the list...

By Bellah Nxumalo 16 May 2016

Calgro M3 builds a broad foundation in tough conditions
Calgro M3 builds a broad foundation in tough conditions

Calgro M3, a residential property and memorial parks developer, has weathered a subdued operating environment in the construction industry to report significant growth...

By Mark Allix 16 May 2016

Architecture as a response to social issues
Architecture as a response to social issues

Alfredo Brillembourg's work addresses the housing crisis and poverty through architecture...

By Jamie Matroos 16 May 2016

Vedhant Maharaj
Winner of Corobrik Architectural Awards announced

Wits student Vedhant Maharaj took first prize at the Corobrik Architectural Awards in Johannesburg held on Wednesday, 11 May...

13 May 2016

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