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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

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

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