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Neil Cameron
To build smart cities, we need smart buildings

As the global urbanisation trend picks up, smart cities are emerging...

By Neil Cameron 27 Nov 2014 09:16

How to manage your renovation project and stress levels
How to manage your renovation project and stress levels

While renovating is a great way to update the look of a home and possibly add value, it can be a process that is as stressful as moving house altogether...

21 Nov 2014 11:45

Bekkersdal sewer network system to be upgraded
Bekkersdal sewer network system to be upgraded

Government has set aside R250m to renew and improve the sewer network system in Bekkersdal, south west of Johannesburg...

18 Nov 2014 06:31

R4bn waterfront plan on cards
R4bn waterfront plan on cards

A major Chinese engineering firm is interested in investing about R4bn in a waterfront-type development in Port Elizabeth...

By Xolisa Phillip 17 Nov 2014 17:47

Tongaat Hulett partners with BEE consortium through Cornubia sale
Tongaat Hulett partners with BEE consortium through Cornubia sale

The sale of Tongaat Hulett's Cornubia Business Hub was the company's first major empowerment deal in a key area in Umhlanga...

17 Nov 2014 10:45

Tanzania to start major port construction in 2015
Tanzania to start major port construction in 2015

DAR ES SALAAM: Tanzania will launch construction of a major Chinese-funded sea port in 2015 to boost the trading capacity of the east African nation, a presidential statement read.

4 Nov 2014 07:55

SRK Consulting extends African footprint
SRK Consulting extends African footprint

With 14 offices in African nations, including Angola, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana and Zimbabwe, engineering consultants SRK Consulting has approximately 776 active projects on the continent in 26 different countries.

31 Oct 2014 09:23

NYDA welcomes age restrictions on free housing
NYDA welcomes age restrictions on free housing

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) has welcomed the age restriction of 35 set by the Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu for access to free public housing.

31 Oct 2014 07:58

Masina appeals to investors to comply with BEE
Masina appeals to investors to comply with BEE

Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina has invited Chinese business to invest in South Africa, but when doing so to embrace the country's Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) policy.

29 Oct 2014 07:38

Upgrading of transport infrastructure a major challenge
Upgrading of transport infrastructure a major challenge

After decades of underinvestment in maintenance and development of South Africa's road and rail networks, the country is in a process of revitalising its transport networks that will see the country set itself up as a transport hub for Southern Africa.

27 Oct 2014 08:51

Stellenbosch to analyse DNA from Nigerian church deaths
Stellenbosch to analyse DNA from Nigerian church deaths

The DNA samples gathered from the 116 people who died in the collapse of the building in Nigeria over a month ago have arrived at a laboratory in Stellenbosch for analysis.

24 Oct 2014 08:58

National Treasury signals shift in SA's fiscal policy
National Treasury signals shift in SA's fiscal policy

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has tabled the 2014 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), which signals a shift in the country's fiscal policy through measures aimed at reducing the country's budget deficit and stabilising public debt.

23 Oct 2014 09:19

Higher profit pressure faces state-owned enterprises
Higher profit pressure faces state-owned enterprises

Members of Parliament have responded to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's inaugural Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), which he tabled in Parliament on Wednesday (22 October).

By Neo Semono 23 Oct 2014 08:26

Vanguard moves equipment to Afrox's Coega plant
Vanguard moves equipment to Afrox's Coega plant

Vanguard, the specialist in lifting, relocating and installing heavy plants, recently moved a 'cold box' and other equipment to Afrox's R300-million air separation unit (ASU) at the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) near Port Elizabeth.

23 Oct 2014 07:53

Blink Tower wins gold in NAE video contest
Blink Tower wins gold in NAE video contest

Blink Tower, a Cape Town-based animated video company, scooped gold in two categories of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Engineering for You Video Contest, held last month.

23 Oct 2014 06:58

Gauteng searches for investors for its aerotropolis
Gauteng searches for investors for its aerotropolis

The Gauteng Roads and Transport Department is looking for investment partners for its plan to build an aerotropolis at OR Tambo International Airport.

22 Oct 2014 11:01

Nxesi says built environment needs urgent transformation
Nxesi says built environment needs urgent transformation

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says it's high time the built environment sector picks up the pace of transformation.

22 Oct 2014 07:32

Cashbuild's revenue up 10%
Cashbuild's revenue up 10%

Buildings and material group Cashbuild said total revenue for the company rose by 10% for the first quarter of its 2015 financial year with higher sales and the opening of new stores.

20 Oct 2014 11:52

State may sell Vodacom stake to fund Eskom
State may sell Vodacom stake to fund Eskom

Crushing financial pressure on Eskom has compelled the government to consider selling its R26bn stake in Vodacom and to assess its other listed holdings‚ such as Telkom to raise the cash that Eskom needs.

By Thabiso Mochiko and Andiswa Maqutu 17 Oct 2014 11:17

Basil Read has a new management team
Basil Read has a new management team

Basil Read's (BSR) restructuring of its executive management team was now complete following the appointment of a permanent financial director and chief executive according to the construction firm.

By Nick Hedley 15 Oct 2014 13:03

SA developers showing more interest in Africa
SA developers showing more interest in Africa

The African continent could become a competitive field for SA's property developers if the developers move in and act as catalysts for future development.

By Alistair Anderson 15 Oct 2014 12:36

SA, France sign nuclear cooperation agreement
SA, France sign nuclear cooperation agreement

The Department of Energy has confirmed that South Africa has signed an Inter-Governmental Framework Agreement on Nuclear Cooperation with France.

15 Oct 2014 09:21

Ocean economy plans to be released this week
Ocean economy plans to be released this week

President Jacob Zuma will release the results of work done to explore the potential of the country's ocean economy at the first Operation Phakisa open day in Durban this week.

14 Oct 2014 07:29

Mining, manufacturing remain marooned
Mining, manufacturing remain marooned

Dismal data‚ showing that both mining and manufacturing output contracted on an annual basis in August‚ highlight the continued vulnerability of SA's productive sectors.

By Claire Bisseker 10 Oct 2014 10:58

Gauteng commissions township economy study
Gauteng commissions township economy study

The Gauteng Provincial Government will commission a baseline study on the township economy to understand its size, spread and strength as well as innovative ways of measuring its social and economic importance.

10 Oct 2014 09:08

Government upgrades for mining settlements
Government upgrades for mining settlements

At least 82 informal settlements in a number of mining towns are currently being evaluated for possible upgrading as part of government's National Upgrading Support Programme.

10 Oct 2014 08:44

Communities urged to save water
Communities urged to save water

Government has appealed to communities to save water and help protect the country's water infrastructure at all times.

10 Oct 2014 08:23

R1bn set aside for township economies
R1bn set aside for township economies

The Gauteng government will invest more than R1bn to build and improve infrastructure for township economies in the next five years, says Premier David Makhura.

8 Oct 2014 08:47

Dube TradePort is now an industrial development zone
Dube TradePort is now an industrial development zone

The Dube TradePort in Durban is an Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), joining three other similar economic zones spread out across the country.

8 Oct 2014 08:08

Growing investment interest in SA
Growing investment interest in SA

South Africa's Ambassador to Italy, Nomatemba Tambo, says local businesses are benefiting from bilateral trade agreements between the two countries.

7 Oct 2014 09:24

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