Profica provides design, build solution for ABSA
Profica provides design, build solution for ABSA

Construction and property solution company Profica has recently completed a tenant installation and full fit-out for ABSA bank's Umlazi Megacity branch in Durban. This is one of around 40 separate design and build projects that Profica is undertaking as part of ABSA Bank's Client Facing Network Programme, which ultimately aims to supply over 200 new or refreshed retail bank facilities around the country.

22 Sep 2016

Revamp of 10 state-owned industrial parks begins
Revamp of 10 state-owned industrial parks begins

The first phase of upgrading 10 state-owned industrial parks is under way, with R180m allocated for the project this year, Department of Trade and Industry director-general Lionel October said on Wednesday, 21 September.

By Linda Ensor 22 Sep 2016

Tender issued for Granger Bay Boulevard commercial site
Tender issued for Granger Bay Boulevard commercial site

The City of Cape Town has issued a tender for the long-term lease of its Granger Bay Boulevard site. Located next to the Cape Town Stadium in Green Point, the vacant gravel site, is used for overflow-parking.

16 Sep 2016

Patel's personal liability proposal slated
Patel's personal liability proposal slated

The suggestion that chief executives of construction companies should sign a contract to make them personally liable in cases of collusion has been slated by the industry as a step too far.

29 Apr 2013

Bitumen no longer such a 'sticky' problem
Bitumen no longer such a 'sticky' problem

Fed up with an unstable local bitumen supply, construction firms have begun to invest in securing their own supply of the material, which is an essential part of road construction and maintenance.

29 Apr 2013

Ekurhuleni is hoping to attract investors
Ekurhuleni is hoping to attract investors

The Ekurhuleni metropolitan council is hoping the Airports Cities world conference currently under way in Kempton Park will lessen the burden of unemployment, homelessness and poverty in the region.

26 Apr 2013

Premium's CBD investments pay dividends
Premium's CBD investments pay dividends

Property loan stock company Premium Properties reported distribution growth of 9% to 126.2c per linked unit for the year to February.

By Nick Hedley 26 Apr 2013

Investment value in property
Investment value in property

The local commercial property market continues to offer value for potential investors compared with the money and capital markets‚ according to Business Partners executive director Gerrie van Biljon.

By Nick Hedley 25 Apr 2013

Tsogo Sun spending US$100m in Africa
Tsogo Sun spending US$100m in Africa

In line with its growth strategy‚ Tsogo Sun has announced an investment of US$100m to be used to expand the group's hotel network in Africa.

25 Apr 2013

Hidden Valley is a problem for Newcrest
Hidden Valley is a problem for Newcrest

The Hidden Valley mine in Papua New Guinea is a "problem child" and three key areas have come under focus to bring costs down‚ said Greg Robinson‚ chief executive of Australia's Newcrest Mining‚ which shares the project with Harmony Gold.

By Allan Seccombe 24 Apr 2013

Flight cancellation caused by equipment

The East London airport is busy replacing its damaged glide slope equipment, which resulted in South African Airways (SAA) cancelling flights on Sunday (21 April) in the rainy weather.

By Mamela Gowa 24 Apr 2013

SA to enter the 'Olympics' of skills training
SA to enter the 'Olympics' of skills training

The Services Sector Education and Training Authority hopes that the launch of World Skills South Africa in Cape Town will encourage young people to take up skills training and education.

24 Apr 2013

Big construction firms admit to bid-rigging

A total of 21 big South African construction companies have admitted to the Competition Commission that they were involved in bid-rigging to a combined value of R26bn, Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Works heard this week.

24 Apr 2013

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