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Government making progress in nuclear build
Government making progress in nuclear build

PRETORIA: Government is making progress in its engagement with prospective nuclear vendor countries as part of implementing the nuclear build programme...

18 Dec 2014 06:43

Factory for inverter technology opened in Cape Town
Factory for inverter technology opened in Cape Town

SMA Solar Technology recently opened a manufacturing facility for its innovative inverter technology in Cape Town...

17 Dec 2014 10:45

Building industry expects steady growth in 2015
Building industry expects steady growth in 2015

Nu-Hold, the holding company of Krisp Properties and Nu-Way Housing Developments, is anticipating further growth - both for itself and within the industry at large - during 2015...

17 Dec 2014 09:59

OPEC is sowing the seeds for higher long-term price
OPEC is sowing the seeds for higher long-term price

Following a period of unprecedented price stability, the oil market has witnessed one of the fastest unravelling of price on record - approximately 40% in five months...

By Richard Robinson 17 Dec 2014 10:31

Developers pouring in to Mthatha add to Transkei transformation
Developers pouring in to Mthatha add to Transkei transformation

Established in 1883, Mthatha, the capital of the former Transkei, is a hive of bustling activity and recognised as the leading city of the area...

15 Dec 2014 10:38

Sishen solar PV plant put into service
Sishen solar PV plant put into service

The Sishen solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in the Northern Cape, with a capacity to generate 216 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity per year, has been put into service...

15 Dec 2014 06:56

Summit to focus on building up Africa's power sector
Summit to focus on building up Africa's power sector

From 28-30 January 2015, EnergyNet will welcome a high powered delegation of ministers and officials from utilities and regulatory bodies from Africa to meet with US private and public sector stakeholders at the Powering Africa: Summit...

15 Dec 2014 06:36

Heideveld Primary redesigned and rebuilt
Heideveld Primary redesigned and rebuilt

The Heideveld Primary School in Cape Town has had more than a superficial facelift - an entire new school was designed and built...

15 Dec 2014 06:26

Chamber of Mines expresses concern about electricity crisis
Chamber of Mines expresses concern about electricity crisis

The Chamber of Mines has expressed its concern about the uncertainty of electricity supply to the country...

12 Dec 2014 07:12

WSP sponsors Engineers Without Borders community projects
WSP sponsors Engineers Without Borders community projects

WSP Africa has entered into a sponsorship agreement with Engineers Without Borders (EWB), an on-campus organisation that provides student engineers with the opportunity to work on community projects...

12 Dec 2014 07:16

PPC receives merger proposal from AfriSam
PPC receives merger proposal from AfriSam

SA's largest cement maker PPC (PPC) on Wednesday, 10 December, received an offer from construction materials group AfriSam to merge the two companies...

11 Dec 2014 06:48

Funding shortages hinder young building developers
Funding shortages hinder young building developers

Young South Africans are increasingly being encouraged by politicians to play an active role in infrastructure development by working in construction and starting their own companies...

By Khulekani Magubane 11 Dec 2014 09:37

No crisis at Eskom: CEO
No crisis at Eskom: CEO

PRETORIA: There is no crisis at Eskom, the company said on Monday, 8 December...

10 Dec 2014 13:28

Imraan Lambat
Disruptive technologies - 3D printing

The future of how things are made is evolving rapidly to fit a changing world. Driven by disruption, it's no longer science fiction or limited to the imagination, the design-led revolution is now underway...

By Imraan Lambat 10 Dec 2014 08:46

Eskom crisis will have serious impact on businesses
Eskom crisis will have serious impact on businesses

Merchantec Capital's CEO Confidence Index has indicated that 58% of South African CEOs feel that the lack of Eskom's capacity will have a material effect on their business in the coming year...

10 Dec 2014 10:19

Necsa unpacks the benefits of nuclear energy
Necsa unpacks the benefits of nuclear energy

From his office in the administration building, Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa's (Necsa) Corporate Services Group Executive Ambassador Xolisa Mabhongo can sometimes glimpse wildlife criss-crossing the reserve that encircles South Africa's only dedicated nuclear research facility...

By Sulaiman Philip 10 Dec 2014 13:17

R60 million Rooi Els beach house becomes a reality
R60 million Rooi Els beach house becomes a reality

Along the coastal route from Gordon's Bay is the beautiful and peaceful Rooi Els, and amidst the flora and fauna and gorgeous landscapes is an architectural masterpiece, dubbed the Rooi Els Beach House...

8 Dec 2014 11:31

Infrastructure spend in sub-Saharan Africa set to reach USD180bn a year by 2025
Infrastructure spend in sub-Saharan Africa set to reach USD180bn a year by 2025

Spending on infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa is projected to reach $180bn a year by 2025‚ according to PwC's 2014 report...

By Mark Allix 4 Dec 2014 11:58

Self-repairing potholes down the road
Self-repairing potholes down the road

Potholes could soon become a thing of the past due to futuristic plans to produce self-healing concrete...

4 Dec 2014 11:37

PnP holds another "Day for Madiba"
PnP holds another "Day for Madiba"

To commemorate the anniversary of Nelson Mandela's passing, Pick n Pay will once again hold a "Day for Madiba" in its stores on 14 December, with that day's profits going to the Nelson Mandela's Children's Hospital Trust...

4 Dec 2014 12:30

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