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Five reasons you need electrician apps to run your business
Five reasons you need electrician apps to run your business

If you own an electrical contracting business, using an application that streamlines your workflows is a great way to get maximum results in less time...

Issued by Monetary Library 2 days ago

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Crystal Lagoons sets eyes on Kenya for further expansion in SSA

Multinational water-innovation company Crystal Lagoons has signed its first deal in Africa - a 1.5 hectare lagoon in the new Blyde Riverwalk

3 days ago

Sun Silicates takes lead in chemical engineering sector
Sun Silicates takes lead in chemical engineering sector

Situated in Germiston, Sun Silicates is currently the only company in South Africa that supplies both vermiculite and perlite-based insulating media used in the construction industry...

By Sindy Peters 20 Jun 2017

Three new bridges to link to Sandton Central
Three new bridges to link to Sandton Central

In order to improve access into, out of and around Sandton Central, three new bridges are to be built...

19 Jun 2017

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DRC seeks joint Chinese-Spanish offer to build dam

The Democratic Republic of Congo said on Tuesday, 13 June, it has asked Chinese and Spanish bidders of a colossal dam project to join forces and submit a joint bid...

15 Jun 2017

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Tenders to open for second phase of Lesotho water project

Construction tenders worth between R1m and R1bn will be advertised shortly for the second phase of the R25bn Lesotho Highlands Water Project, the executive manager of the project, Mark Matchett, says...

By Charlotte Mathews 14 Jun 2017

Group Five acted in bad faith, says Allan Gray
Group Five acted in bad faith, says Allan Gray

Allan Gray says Group Five acted in bad faith in advising shareholders...

By Mark Allix 14 Jun 2017

BAIC SA Plant development ready for phase 2
BAIC SA Plant development ready for phase 2

Phase 1 (site preparations) of the BAIC SA Manufacturing Plant has been completed and phase 2 (construction) is due to start soon...

13 Jun 2017

Dar es Salaam Port savours double delight
Dar es Salaam Port savours double delight

With the transport sector still savouring the expected benefits of the announced scrapping of VAT on transit cargo, a move that is likely to increase volume of consignments at the Dar es Salaam Port, the harbour has received yet another shot in the arm...

By Mariam Said 13 Jun 2017

Inaugural Africa-ASEAN Business Expo kicks off in November
Inaugural Africa-ASEAN Business Expo kicks off in November

The inaugural Africa-ASEAN Business Expo (AABE) 2017 launches 6-8 November at the Sandton Convention Centre to establish a new trading launch pad...

12 Jun 2017

Tanzania receives $51m for Tabora road construction
Tanzania receives $51m for Tabora road construction

Tanzania has received $51m (over 110bn/-) financial boost from Kuwait for construction of the 85-kilometre Chaya-Nyahua road in Tabora region...

12 Jun 2017

Retail, agriculture, construction sectors remain at risk in Deloitte Restructuring Outlook survey
Retail, agriculture, construction sectors remain at risk in Deloitte Restructuring Outlook survey

Restructuring professionals expect an improved economic environment in 2017, in line with the wider trend seen across developing economies...

12 Jun 2017

MBAWC awards three top future master builders
MBAWC awards three top future master builders

The Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC) has bestowed cash prizes and awards on three students studying towards qualifications in the built environment at the University of Cape Town...

12 Jun 2017

Matthias Vogt
Afrox appoints Matthias Vogt as CFO

Matthias Vogt has been appointed to the board of directors of African Oxygen Limited (Afrox), as chief financial officer. He takes up his position on 1 August 2017...

9 Jun 2017

Mechanical pipe joining systems can help keep costs low
Mechanical pipe joining systems can help keep costs low

SAPOA warns that signs of weakness in the office sector are becoming apparent and that developers should place emphasis on avoiding unnecessary costs during building, expansion, or maintenance of office buildings...

9 Jun 2017

New memorandums of agreement to drive SA's manufacturing export
New memorandums of agreement to drive SA's manufacturing export

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Rheinmetall Air Defence, Siemens Industry Software and ESTEQ Industry Solutions have signed a MoA...

9 Jun 2017

Integrated clean technology solutions can help solve water issues
Integrated clean technology solutions can help solve water issues

At this stage, we must conceive we all have a shared responsibility towards water conservation. What is needed is an integrated approach to resolving these current challenges...

By Songo Didiza 8 Jun 2017

Latest construction opportunities in Africa, facts and figures in a nutshell online summit
Latest construction opportunities in Africa, facts and figures in a nutshell online summit

The must-attend Africa online construction summit, held from 3-5 July, brings together Africa's top experts to provide case studies, conferences, courses and most importantly quality networking...

Issued by Africa Business Venture 7 Jun 2017

Regional malls offer new areas for growth
Regional malls offer new areas for growth

Rural markets show increase in retail spending and South African developers are benefiting from rural and peri-urban markets as the new areas for growth, as urban retail space reaches saturation point...

7 Jun 2017

Advances in green building changing construction industry
Advances in green building changing construction industry

With carbon dioxide emissions continuing to be a major environmental concern, we decided to take a look at some of the most interesting advances in green building...

By Cala van der Westhuizen 7 Jun 2017

UIDC 2017 a platform to unlock solutions for smart cities in Africa
UIDC 2017 a platform to unlock solutions for smart cities in Africa

The third annual Urban and Infrastructure Development Conference (UIDC 2017) provides a platform to unlock the growth potential of the African smart cities ecosystem...

7 Jun 2017

Getting up to speed with timber roof truss fire regulations
Getting up to speed with timber roof truss fire regulations

As with every aspect of building, timber roof trusses must be manufactured and erected in line with the National Building Regulations and SANS 10400, which provide for fire safety...

6 Jun 2017

Eco-building trend puts companies on the map
Eco-building trend puts companies on the map

Green-rated buildings are putting companies on the map in terms of both physical presence and eco-friendly footprint, while eco-aware architecture is rapidly becoming en vogue...

6 Jun 2017

Nikita Lalla
Impact of junk status on construction industry exaggerated

Fears of non-payment, rising credit costs and a number of projects being put on hold are some of the perceived threats leading contractors to consider terminating contracts with state-owned entities...

5 Jun 2017

Sanral boosts development of emerging contractors
Sanral boosts development of emerging contractors

A group of 11 SMMEs from Lusikisiki enrolled in the Sanral community and training development programme for the N2 Wild Coast Toll Road recently attended a business training programme at Mamlambo Construction...

5 Jun 2017

Elaine Jack
End in sight for Sandton Central traffic woes?

According to the Johannesburg Road Agency, on average roughly 50 of Johannesburg's 2,135 intersections experience signal downtime each day...

1 Jun 2017

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How would engineers build the Golden Gate Bridge today?

Ever since the Golden Gate Bridge opened to traffic on May 27, 1937, it's been an iconic symbol on the American landscape...

By H. GangaRao & M. Martinez de Lahidalga de Lorenzo 1 Jun 2017

RBIDZ officials receive high-level SEZ training in China
RBIDZ officials receive high-level SEZ training in China

Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone's senior management are partaking in a fourth Capacity Building programme on Special Economic Zones taking place in Tianjin, China, from 24 May to 13 June...

Issued by Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone 31 May 2017

No offers yet for a deal, says Group Five
No offers yet for a deal, says Group Five

Group Five says it remains some way from concluding an empowerment deal in terms of a settlement agreement with the government to transform SA's construction industry...

By Mark Allix 31 May 2017

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