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New hotel complex for Cape Town's CBD
New hotel complex for Cape Town's CBD

The Tsogo Sun is to construct a new 500-bedroomed hotel complex in the Cape Town city centre on the corner of Buitengracht and Strand Street, the site of the recently demolished Tulip Hotel...

17 Apr 2015 14:48

Africa strikes back

South African engineers working on mines and at a gas plant in Mozambique have been taken to secure camps after threats of reprisal xenophobic attacks...

By The Times Editorial Team 17 Apr 2015 09:05

Tsogo to build 500-room hotel complex in Cape Town
Tsogo to build 500-room hotel complex in Cape Town

Tsogo Sun (TSH) would begin construction of a 500-room hotel complex in Cape Town's city centre‚ the gaming and hotel group said on Tuesday...

By Zeenat Moorad 15 Apr 2015 13:50

DR Congo's Inga 3 dam construction delayed to 2017: World Bank
DR Congo's Inga 3 dam construction delayed to 2017: World Bank

Building of a massive new hydroelectric dam in the Democratic of Congo won't begin until 2017 at the earliest, the World Bank said on Thursday, 9 April, signalling a fresh delay in the key project...

13 Apr 2015 07:52

Jacobs Engineering to present international symposium
Jacobs Engineering to present international symposium

Jacobs Engineering SA will be presenting the first Engineering Symposium for Africa around the theme of 'Engineering and Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Development in Africa' in Marrakesh, Morocco on Thursday, 21 May 2015...

10 Apr 2015 11:12

New community centre built to cater for the sick, hungry and homeless
New community centre built to cater for the sick, hungry and homeless

The heart of Warwick Junction is beating with new life in the form of the recently constructed community building, Denis Hurley Centre...

8 Apr 2015 15:00

RICS examines future vision for African real estate
RICS examines future vision for African real estate

A key takeout at the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Africa 2015 Summit in Johannesburg last week is that Africa is taking its place on the world stage in terms of real estate, infrastructure and construction...

30 Mar 2015 13:50

Basil Read FY net loss R820.9m vs R281.5m profit
Basil Read FY net loss R820.9m vs R281.5m profit

Struggling construction group Basil Read swung to a full-year loss‚ hit in part by loss-making contracts...

30 Mar 2015 09:25

Upgrading of N7 will stimulate economic development
Upgrading of N7 will stimulate economic development

The South African National Roads Agency Ltd (SANRAL) has announced that an amount R1.66bn is currently being invested on the upgrade of the N7 corridor between Cape Town and Malmesbury...

26 Mar 2015 12:45

SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria
SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria

Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio astronomy...

26 Mar 2015 09:00

Task team set up to address challenges in oil industry
Task team set up to address challenges in oil industry

A ministerial task team to address challenges in the oil and gas industry has been established at Saldanha Bay, said the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) on Monday...

25 Mar 2015 08:02

Corobrik assists to beautify Tembisa's sidewalks
Corobrik assists to beautify Tembisa's sidewalks

Corobrik and the Ekurhuleni Municipality in Gauteng are working together on the renewal of Tembisa's sidewalks, creating a pedestrian environment which will benefit Tembisa's 463,109 citizens...

25 Mar 2015 07:46

Upgrading of interchanges will alleviate traffic congestion
Upgrading of interchanges will alleviate traffic congestion

The Bakwena concession has announced that construction work on the upgrading of the Zambezi interchange in Pretoria will begin on Monday, 23 March 2015...

20 Mar 2015 10:42

New light industrial park nears completion
New light industrial park nears completion

Construction of a new light industrial park, known as Paramount Park, near Mount Edgecombe in KwaZulu-Natal is nearing completion.

13 Mar 2015 11:42

Bauma Conexpo Africa attracts major companies
Bauma Conexpo Africa attracts major companies

The next edition of the Bauma Conexpo Africa, the international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction vehicles, will take place from 15-18 September at the Johannesburg Expo Centre...

13 Mar 2015 11:24

Eskom to commission an inquiry
Eskom to commission an inquiry

Eskom is to commission an independent inquiry into the running of its business, Eskom Chairman Zola Tsotsi said yesterday...

13 Mar 2015 09:04

Port Ngqura creates jobs
Port Ngqura creates jobs

The Port of Ngqura has managed to create over 800 permanent jobs in the Eastern Cape, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Monday...

10 Mar 2015 09:24

Portion of Northern Aqueduct Augmentation nearing completion
Portion of Northern Aqueduct Augmentation nearing completion

The newly appointed head of eThekwini Water and Sanitation (EWS), Ednick Msweli, has confirmed that the two multi-million rand contracts that make up a portion of the Northern Aqueduct Augmentation (NAA), are expected to be complete in the last quarter this year...

6 Mar 2015 12:07

Project financing picture in Africa is mixed
Project financing picture in Africa is mixed

It is an audacious $4.8bn project undertaken by one of the world's poorest countries. At the construction site in the Benishangul region of Ethiopia near the Sudanese border, some 8,500 workers are labouring tirelessly every day to build the gigantic Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam...

By Kingsley Ighobor and Busani Bafana 4 Mar 2015 08:54

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

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