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Reward for innovation in SA's engineering industry
Reward for innovation in SA's engineering industry

Despite the engineering sector being constrained by lacklustre economic growth and delays in government infrastructure roll-out, the recent Cesa/Aon Engineering Excellence Awards demonstrated that the industry still has much to celebrate...

31 Aug 2015 11:04

TPT granted operating licence for manganese export terminal
TPT granted operating licence for manganese export terminal

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) has been granted a permanent operating licence for the manganese terminal at the Port of Ngqura...

27 Aug 2015 08:50



Cape Town trains women for road maintenance
Cape Town trains women for road maintenance

The City of Cape Town's transport authority, Transport for Cape Town (TCT), has introduced its first all-female roads repair team, based at the Ndabeni roads depot...

25 Aug 2015 12:34

Development projects worth R809m completed at Coega
Development projects worth R809m completed at Coega

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has announced that during the 2014/15 financial year, and with the inclusion of the first quarter of the 2015/16 financial year...

25 Aug 2015 08:14

Mall to be built in KZN
Mall to be built in KZN

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has announced that international property investor, Investec Property, will build a 85,000m2 shopping centre at the Cornubia housing project in KwaZulu-Natal...

24 Aug 2015 10:43

Black & Veatch opens new office to extend African footprint
Black & Veatch opens new office to extend African footprint

The global provider of energy, water and telecommunications solutions, Black & Veatch, has announced the opening of a South African office...

21 Aug 2015 08:24

Construction of phase one at Coega's multi-user facility commences
Construction of phase one at Coega's multi-user facility commences

Construction on the Coega Development Corporation's (CDC) multi-user facility, located in Zone 3 of the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) in Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape, has started...

17 Aug 2015 07:43

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Construction worker killed in KZN wall collapse

One person died and three others were injured when a wall collapsed at a Newcastle construction site on Thursday, 13 August...

By Jeff Wicks 14 Aug 2015 08:39

BME's double-edged solution identifies reactive ground
BME's double-edged solution identifies reactive ground

BME, a supplier of explosives and services to the African mining, quarrying and construction industries, has developed a double-edged solution that allows customers to quickly identify reactive ground and apply the appropriate product...

13 Aug 2015 09:59

Shando's is part of a competitive construction industry
Shando's is part of a competitive construction industry

A former administrator at Sasol, Princess Ndiweni, became an entrepreneur because she has always dreamt of owning her own business...

12 Aug 2015 06:44

Western Aqueduct construction work will affect Kloof residents
Western Aqueduct construction work will affect Kloof residents

Durban's Kloof residents must take note of road diversions which will affect traffic travelling along Church Road from Abelia Road to the Church Road railway bridge, starting at the end of August...

6 Aug 2015 13:20

[#WomenInBiz] Smashing the glass ceiling, Q&A with Dr Hannelie Nel
[#WomenInBiz] Smashing the glass ceiling, Q&A with Dr Hannelie Nel

We chatted to Dr Hannelie Nel who's had to overcome the barriers women face when pursuing an engineering career...

By Sindy Peters 5 Aug 2015 09:38

Construction on Thavhani Mall in Thohoyandou commences
Construction on Thavhani Mall in Thohoyandou commences

Official construction work on the new R1bn Thavhani Mall in Thohoyandou, Limpopo, started on 31 July...

5 Aug 2015 07:29

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SANRAL spends R2.2bn on roadworks in Eastern Cape

There are currently 32 engineering projects with a combined value of R2.2bn taking place on the national road network in the Eastern Cape...

3 Aug 2015 13:39

Exciting new offerings at Eastgate
Exciting new offerings at Eastgate

The Eastgate Shopping Centre is currently undergoing considerable construction work as the centre progresses through its refurbishment and international brands and some really big new offerings are on the cards...

31 Jul 2015 11:10

All 18 bricks assembled perfectly. © Adar Hacohen
Self-building 3D printed bricks hint at future without assembly lines

A new study has shown that high frequency vibrations can cause bricks to self-assemble into a larger 3D object...

By Eliza Berlage 31 Jul 2015 07:43

Inyatsi Construction's safety management programme pays off
Inyatsi Construction's safety management programme pays off

With 33 sites running in four different countries, the Inyatsi Construction Group achieved over one million lost time injury-free hours in October and November 2014...

29 Jul 2015 11:54

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Plan to develop lake precinct

Management at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium is in discussions with the Mandela Bay Development Agency (MBDA) to redevelop some aspects of the North End Lake precinct as a stepping stone to greater economic activity in that part of the city...

24 Jul 2015 06:56

Work on OSSB at the Port of Saldanha has commenced
Work on OSSB at the Port of Saldanha has commenced

Construction on Transnet National Ports Authority's new Off-Shore Supply Base (OSSB) at the Port of Saldanha has commenced....

23 Jul 2015 11:19

Introducing world-class manufacturer, Ganizo Emporium - Ganizo Emporium
Introducing world-class manufacturer, Ganizo Emporium

Founder Albert Mlazi has taken the reigns as MD of newly launched manufacturing all-rounder, Ganizo Emporium...

Issued by Ganizo Emporium 22 Jul 2015 16:05

Durban dry dock set for final phase of repair
Durban dry dock set for final phase of repair

Over the next four months the Prince Edward Graving Dry Dock in Durban, owned and operated by Transnet National Ports Authority...

22 Jul 2015 15:10

Infrastructure plan bears fruit
Infrastructure plan bears fruit

PRETORIA: Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe says the government has taken the advice of the National Development Plan to heart and put in place...

17 Jul 2015 15:10

GIL Africa congress to address convergence in energy and more
GIL Africa congress to address convergence in energy and more

Frost & Sullivan will present key trends influencing the African landscape at the Growth Innovation Leadership (GIL) Africa congress at The Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town on 20 August 2015.

17 Jul 2015 15:04

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Major upgrade to N2 near Grahamstown

A stretch of road between Grahamstown and the Fish River on the N2 is being upgraded at a cost of R900m...

17 Jul 2015 07:08

Investors likely to put Accelerate Property Fund on buying list
Investors likely to put Accelerate Property Fund on buying list

More investors are likely to place Accelerate Property Fund on their buying lists after the company finally acquired the rights to add another 90000m² to Fourways Mall...

13 Jul 2015 10:19

N2 Wild Coast Toll Road set to start
N2 Wild Coast Toll Road set to start

PRETORIA: Rural Development and Land Reform minister Gugile Nkwinti, has announced that the construction of the proposed new N2 Wild Coast Toll Road...

13 Jul 2015 09:15

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Construction records low compliance in health, safety

The Department of Labour says it has found that the construction industry has a less than 50% rate of compliance to health and safety...

10 Jul 2015 12:15

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Q1 cement data suggests booming construction sector

The 15.6% year-on-year (y/y) rise in cement sales volume in the first quarter of 2015 suggests a booming construction sector...

By Helmo Preuss 9 Jul 2015 10:45

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Major improvements in pipeline for Hout Bay

Hout Bay in Cape Town has long ago lost its sleepy village atmosphere and is now a thriving hub of businesses as well as a busy community...

9 Jul 2015 06:51

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