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Cape Town's fuel storage terminal expansion
Cape Town's fuel storage terminal expansion

A two-year R650m investment will be part of the expansion of the oil and fuel storage terminal at Cape Town harbour, to make it a multi-use and multi-product facility.

22 Sep 2014 11:28

Kuruman protesters face legal action
Kuruman protesters face legal action

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the law must take its course against protesters in Kuruman, Northern Cape, who have prevented learners from attending school.

22 Sep 2014 08:32

Government commits to looking after its own people
Government commits to looking after its own people

The Department of Public says it is committed to honouring its Constitutional mandate to provide accommodation to government, including members of the Executive.

22 Sep 2014 07:41

SA is improving its service delivery claims Zuma
SA is improving its service delivery claims Zuma

While the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Council has admitted at its housing summit that it has performed poorly when it comes to providing homes for its residents, President Jacob Zuma says great strides have been made in delivering basic services to South African communities.

19 Sep 2014 09:23

Summit to tackle Ekurhuleni housing delivery
Summit to tackle Ekurhuleni housing delivery

As the population of Ekurhuleni grows at a rate of between 3% and 4% a year, the area has become one of the largest informal settlements in the country with 119 informal settlements housing 162,000 people.

19 Sep 2014 08:08

Green buildings make economic sense
Green buildings make economic sense

With rising operating costs and the economic slowdown in SA likely to affect commercial property developments within the next few months, it is an opportune time for developers to explore the business case for green buildings, says Nedbank Corporate Property Finance Gauteng Regional Executive Ken Reynolds.

18 Sep 2014 11:16

SA's water crisis in danger of deepening
SA's water crisis in danger of deepening

South Africa is facing a water crisis and the government's current plans to address it are not sufficient according to the latest paper of the African Futures project released at a seminar in Pretoria.

18 Sep 2014 10:41

SA search and rescue team sent to Lagos
SA search and rescue team sent to Lagos

Government has dispatched a search and rescue team to Lagos to assist in the recovery of the remains of South Africans that were killed when a building collapsed in Nigeria, says International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

18 Sep 2014 09:10

67 South Africans killed as church collapses in Lagos
67 South Africans killed as church collapses in Lagos

The Presidency has confirmed that 67 South Africans have been killed and scores others injured after a building at the Synagogue Church of All Nations collapsed on Friday, 12 September, in Lagos, Nigeria.

17 Sep 2014 08:21

Second tender awarded for NAA project
Second tender awarded for NAA project

Construction of approximately R250m worth of urgently needed bulk water infrastructure is now underway to the north of Durban.

16 Sep 2014 09:15

Dihlabeng Mall in Bethlehem gets 5000m2 extension
Dihlabeng Mall in Bethlehem gets 5000m2 extension

Dihlabeng Mall in Bethlehem, acquired by Investec Property Fund in June 2014, is to get a 5000m2 extension, anchored by a full-line Woolworth's store of over 3000m2. The expansion is scheduled to open for trading in August 2015.

15 Sep 2014 10:39

400 schools in Gauteng now have proper sanitation
400 schools in Gauteng now have proper sanitation

Four hundred of the 580 schools in Gauteng, which had various problems with sanitation, have had their toilets repaired.

12 Sep 2014 10:25

Corrupt officials - 100 convictions sought
Corrupt officials - 100 convictions sought

Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Performance, Monitoring, Evaluation and Administration, Jeff Radebe, says government aims to achieve at least 100 convictions against people fingered for corruption in the public service.

11 Sep 2014 09:09

Vanguard completes challenging contract
Vanguard completes challenging contract

The transport, offloading and final positioning on site of the major power generation equipment for the R3.5bn Dedisa peaking power plant located in the Coega industrial development zone near Port Elizabeth, has been completed.

11 Sep 2014 08:26

State says it will create 6m jobs in five years
State says it will create 6m jobs in five years

Pretoria - Six million job opportunities are expected to be created through Phase 3 of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) by 2019, claims the Department of Public Works.

By More Matshediso 11 Sep 2014 08:26

Shackles of unemployment may be broken through partnerships
Shackles of unemployment may be broken through partnerships

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country needs to break the shackles of economic exclusion so young people can get jobs.

9 Sep 2014 08:47

Online shopping no threat to malls
Online shopping no threat to malls

Does the rise of consumers who shop online signal the death of the traditional mall? Not necessarily.

By Joan Muller 8 Sep 2014 12:56

SA building companies thriving in Australia
SA building companies thriving in Australia

The shift towards highrise apartment living in Australia is reflected in the order book of construction firm Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO), whose pipeline of work in that country has ballooned on mall and apartment building contracts.

By Nick Hedley 8 Sep 2014 11:32

Minimum wage has serious implications for business
Minimum wage has serious implications for business

Business organisations urged caution about the implementation of a national minimum wage, which they warned could result in widespread job losses as employers try to cut operational costs.

5 Sep 2014 10:32

GVK-Siya Zama awarded contracts for special schools
GVK-Siya Zama awarded contracts for special schools

GVK-Siya Zama was selected as the contractor for the construction, renovation and upgrading of three schools for learners with special educational needs. The schools are situated in Hluhluwe in KwaZulu-Natal, Kwadwesi in Port Elizabeth, and Uitenhage.

5 Sep 2014 09:59

Women are the engineers of the future, says Vallabh
Women are the engineers of the future, says Vallabh

As part of Africa Engineering Week, a couple hundred girls from schools around Johannesburg donned pink hard hats, at UJ earlier this week, to get the feel of what it is like to be an engineer.

5 Sep 2014 08:00

Attract youth to academia says Zuma
Attract youth to academia says Zuma

With an ageing lecturing workforce at higher education institutions, President Jacob Zuma says there is a need to make academia more exciting for South Africa's youth.

5 Sep 2014 07:32

HSBC's PMI higher at 51.1 for August
HSBC's PMI higher at 51.1 for August

Operating conditions improved in the local economy in August, the first improvement in five months, as production normalised after a strike-heavy first half of the year‚ the HSBC index indicated.

3 Sep 2014 11:55

Earnings at Eqstra Holdings drop 26.3% to 76.7c
Earnings at Eqstra Holdings drop 26.3% to 76.7c

Full-year headline earnings per share (HEPS) at diversified industrial logistics group Eqstra Holdings were down 26.3% to 76.7c for the year to June‚ although revenue was up by 9.8% to R9.9bn.

3 Sep 2014 11:15

Outa seeks answers to road costs
Outa seeks answers to road costs

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) has called for a commission of inquiry to determine how the cost of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project tripled to R20bn in six years.

3 Sep 2014 10:47

Basic services helping the poor says Stats SA
Basic services helping the poor says Stats SA

Basic services offered to the people of South Africa have had an impact on poverty, says Statistics South Africa (Stats SA).

3 Sep 2014 08:55

eThekwini wins international award for sanitation
eThekwini wins international award for sanitation

eThekwini Water and Sanitation (EWS) has won the 2014 Stockholm Industry Water Award from the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) as the "Most innovative and progressive water utility in Africa".

3 Sep 2014 08:27

'War Room' to help service delivery in Gauteng
'War Room' to help service delivery in Gauteng

The Gauteng Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has committed itself to setting up what it calls a Service Delivery War Room to improve its service to communities.

2 Sep 2014 07:43

Environmental and infrastructural projects handed over
Environmental and infrastructural projects handed over

The Department of Environmental Affairs has recently completed environmental and infrastructural projects in six nature reserves to the value of over R125m in the Free State.

1 Sep 2014 13:48

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