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Medupi produces first power
Medupi produces first power

First power was produced out of the Medupi power station's Unit 6 today, Eskom said on Monday...

3 Mar 2015 06:39

Growing UP Africa realise vision of self-sustaining community centre
Growing UP Africa realise vision of self-sustaining community centre

With a population of over 2.5 million people living in Devland, Soweto, Growing UP Africa envisioned a self-sustaining community centre and approached Geberit Southern Africa to help make it happen...

24 Feb 2015 09:45

Louis Berger appointed as consultant for road rehabilitation
Louis Berger appointed as consultant for road rehabilitation

Louis Berger has been appointed by the sub-Saharan Regional Pipeline Corporation (SSRPC) to provide consultancy services worth $7.6m for the rehabilitation of the N303 national road in Mozambique...

24 Feb 2015 09:04

Premier announces interventions to unlock Gauteng's economy; media 'exclusion' from speech slammed
Premier announces interventions to unlock Gauteng's economy; media 'exclusion' from speech slammed

The Gauteng government has announced three interventions to change the space and structure of the economy of the province in order to address unemployment, poverty and inequality.

24 Feb 2015 07:19

Engen builds third depot in Mozambique
Engen builds third depot in Mozambique

Energy group Engen says it plans to build a third depot in Mozambique, as it continues its robust investment programme on the continent...

20 Feb 2015 08:10

Section of Western Aqueduct soon operational
Section of Western Aqueduct soon operational

A 14km stretch of water pipeline from Inchanga Station to Ashley Drive in Kloof in KwaZulu-Natal, is currently being commissioned and tested and should be fully operational by mid-2015...

20 Feb 2015 06:16

Design a logo for the Ecological Engineering Institute of Africa
Design a logo for the Ecological Engineering Institute of Africa

Members of the public are invited to enter for a competition by designing a logo and slogan for the Ecological Engineering Institute of Africa (EEIA)...

18 Feb 2015 10:04

Overpass bridge part of Waterfall's infrastructure development
Overpass bridge part of Waterfall's infrastructure development

The new Bridal Veil Road Overpass Bridge at Waterfall City, developed by Atterbury Property Development and engineers, will make driving through Midrand in Gauteng soon much easier...

18 Feb 2015 09:15

Unique technology used to refurbish The Towers
Unique technology used to refurbish The Towers

One of the most dramatic visual features of the refurbishment of The Towers building on the Foreshore in Cape Town, is the expansive three-story open courtyard facing Hertzog Boulevard...

11 Feb 2015 08:19

Habitat for Humanity does a "little bit of good"
Habitat for Humanity does a "little bit of good"

Habitat for Humanity's Desmond Tutu International Build Week will take place in Pelican Park, Cape Town from 2 to 6 March.

9 Feb 2015 11:30

Louis Berger awarded contract for road maintenance in Gabon
Louis Berger awarded contract for road maintenance in Gabon

Louis Berger, the global professional services corporation, is part of an international consortium that was recently awarded a €2.36m ($2.71m) European Union-funded technical assistance contract for road maintenance in Gabon...

9 Feb 2015 08:35

Kwikspace delivers rental units at Neckartal Dam project
Kwikspace delivers rental units at Neckartal Dam project

Kwikspace Modular Buildings recently delivered its first ever rental units in Namibia for use as accommodation by the construction team involved with the development of the Neckartal Dam...

6 Feb 2015 13:04

MBSA Congress aligned with Bauma Conexpo Africa
MBSA Congress aligned with Bauma Conexpo Africa

Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) has decided to align their annual congress with the 2015 Bauma Conexpo Africa...

6 Feb 2015 12:28

Payment of engineering contribution figures
Payment of engineering contribution figures

Sections 20(2)(c)(i), 48, 63, and Chapter 5 of the Town Planning and Townships Ordinance 15 of 1986 deal with the levying and payment of engineering contribution figures...

By Chantelle Gladwin and Ramon Pereira 4 Feb 2015 07:55

Repair work on W Cape water scheme canal completed
Repair work on W Cape water scheme canal completed

Repair work on the Lower Orange River Government Water Scheme (LORGWS) Canal, downstream of the Clanwilliam Dam in the Western Cape, has been completed.

3 Feb 2015 07:40

China defends aid role in Africa
China defends aid role in Africa

China on Wednesday, 28 January, offered a spirited defence of its aid to Africa, rejecting charges of "concrete diplomacy", following a major infrastructure deal with the continent...

29 Jan 2015 12:58

African Union agrees 'substantive' transport deal with China
African Union agrees 'substantive' transport deal with China

China and the African Union agreed Tuesday, 27 January, an ambitious plan to develop road, rail and air transport routes to link capitals across the continent...

28 Jan 2015 12:39

Transnet Ports announces R9.65bn in infrastructure projects at Saldanha
Transnet Ports announces R9.65bn in infrastructure projects at Saldanha

The Transnet National Port Authority (TNPA) on Monday, 26 January, announced R9.65bn in infrastructure projects at Saldanha Bay, which will enhance its ability to service the offshore oil and gas industry...

By Linda Ensor 27 Jan 2015 08:07

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Heideveld Primary redesigned and rebuilt
Heideveld Primary redesigned and rebuilt

The Heideveld Primary School in Cape Town has had more than a superficial facelift - an entire new school was designed and built...

15 Dec 2014 06:26

Funding shortages hinder young building developers
Funding shortages hinder young building developers

Young South Africans are increasingly being encouraged by politicians to play an active role in infrastructure development by working in construction and starting their own companies...

By Khulekani Magubane 11 Dec 2014 09:37

Imraan Lambat
Disruptive technologies - 3D printing

The future of how things are made is evolving rapidly to fit a changing world. Driven by disruption, it's no longer science fiction or limited to the imagination, the design-led revolution is now underway...

By Imraan Lambat 10 Dec 2014 08:46

PnP holds another "Day for Madiba"
PnP holds another "Day for Madiba"

To commemorate the anniversary of Nelson Mandela's passing, Pick n Pay will once again hold a "Day for Madiba" in its stores on 14 December, with that day's profits going to the Nelson Mandela's Children's Hospital Trust...

4 Dec 2014 12:30

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